Serpentine Galleries chief Yana Peel resigns in spyware firm row
- Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Yana Peel steps down, citing ‘misguided personal attacks on me and my family’
Yana Peel co-owns NSO Group, a $1bn (£790m) Israeli tech firm, according to corporate records in the US and Luxembourg. Photograph: David Fisher/Rex/Shutterstock
Zero waste: the global plastics crisis
- Graham Peebles
Plastic pollution is everywhere, it litters beaches, clogs up oceans, chokes marine life, is ingested by seabirds that then starve to death, and has even been discovered embedded in Arctic ice. It’s in the air we breathe, the water we drink (bottled ...
Palestinian cities are ghost towns between settlements, on Google Maps
- Thomas Suárez
In Orwell’s 1984, Winston Smith happens upon an old newspaper clipping that proves that Big Brother had framed three men for crimes against the state. All past evidence contradicting the regime’s ever-changing “truth” was ...
42 words on page 3: How Mohamed Morsi died in Egyptian newspapers
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
If Egypt’s daily newspapers are your only source of news, you might have woken up to discover that a citizen by the name of Mohamed Morsi al-Ayat died yesterday during a court hearing on espionage charges.
In actuality, the seemingly ...
Former president Mohamed Morsi dies in court session, rights groups point to lack of proper medical care in detention
- Mostafa Mohie مصطفى محيي - Rana Mamdouh رنا ممدوح
Former President Mohamed Morsi collapsed and died on Monday while attending a court hearing in a retrial of a case in which he stood accused of espionage, according to state television. He was 67 years old.
In a statement issued shortly after ...
U.S. requiring social media information from visa applicants
- Sandra E. Garcia
Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years under a State Department policy that started on Friday.
Such account information would give the government ...
Welcome to Trump Heights, the Israeli town that doesn't exist
- Noa Landau נועה לנדאו نوا لانداو
The sign with gilded letters and the dramatic ceremony, just as the president likes, hide the fact that the proposal to establish the new Golan Heights community does not include any actual steps toward building it
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...
Sudan: Scenes from a protest camp dispersed
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
On the last night of the sit-in, a number of homeless children gather around a tailor inside one of the tents of the mass protest camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum. Some of the protesters had invited the tailor into the camp so that ...
Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change: Statement from 14 June 2019
- Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change قوى إعلان الحرية والتغيير
To our noble people
Yesterday’s press conference by the Transitional Military Council (TMC) was but a continuation of the misinformation campaign we have been watching in all their press conferences post the 29th of Ramadan massacre. Once again, ...
Colombia and its endless list of murdered social leaders
On the eve of Ivan Duque's visit to the United Kingdom
- Oto Higuita
In London, a large group of Colombian citizens are preparing a reception for President Ivan Duque, who will be visiting the United Kingdom from June 17-19 on a business plan.
They have written on white sheets an endless list of hundreds of social leaders ...