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UN Expert: Boycott Companies Profiting from Israeli Settlements
Richard Falk tells UN General Assembly that businesses that profit from the Israeli settlement enterprise violate human rights standards
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Ecuador Officials 'Very Concerned' over Health of Assange
Ecuador officials announced that they are "very concerned" about the health of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange this week, who has lost a considerable amount of weight since he began his stay at the Ecuadoran embassy in London. "In case of his illness we will have to pick among two options: to...
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Israeli Forces Used 'Electro Torture' in Boat Raid: Activists
Activists from the Gaza-bound ship that was intercepted by Israeli forces over the weekend now claim that Israeli soldiers used excessive force including the use of tasers when they stormed the ship. "They used electric shocker devices to the extent of what we call 'electro torture' on some of the...
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Israel Seizes Gaza-Bound Boat in International Waters
The Israeli navy seized an international pro-Palestinian activist ship on the Mediterranean high seas on Saturday to prevent it breaching Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, a military spokeswoman said. "The Estelle is now under attack - I have just had a message from them by phone," Victoria...
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Israel Threatens Force Against Aid Boat to Gaza
Ship to Gaza Sweden informed of Israeli threat to use "force" if boat breaks blockade
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As Eleven Nations Pledge Support, Robin Hood Tax Gains Foothold in Europe
'It is a matter of social justice. It is time that those who caused the financial crisis help fix it.'
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Ecuador Offers UK Compromise Over Sending Assange to Sweden
Ecuador has asked the British Foreign Office if Julian Assange could be sent to face accusations in Sweden while remaining under its protection. Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said Saturday that he was considering a transfer as an alternative for Assange to "remain under our protection...
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America's Refusal to Extradite Bolivia's Ex-President to Face Genocide Charges
Obama justice officials have all but granted asylum to Sánchez de Lozada – a puppet who payrolled key Democratic advisers
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Assange Case: Sweden's Shame in Violating Human Rights
It was like a scene from a Hollywood movie, where the kidnapper walks up from behind, with a gun protruding from his trench coat pocket. “Keep walking, and don’t say anything,” he warns. Such was the U.K. government’s threat three weeks ago to Ecuador, that British police could invade the...
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The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace
It is not easy to escape from one’s skin, to see the world differently from the way it is presented to us day after day. But it is useful to try. Let’s take a few examples. The war drums are beating ever more loudly over Iran. Imagine the situation to be reversed. Iran is carrying out a murderous...
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