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Afghan Refugees Continue Daily Protest at Balikpapan Detention Center in Indonesia

June 18, 2018

Ehsanullah Sahil, a refugee from Afghanistan who is being held at the Balikpapan Detention Center in Indonesia report on the ongoing protests against miserable conditions at the center

Catastrophic US-Saudi-UAE Attack on Yemen Port City Hodeida Could Trigger Mass Famine

June 16, 2018

The UN warns millions of Yemenis could starve as US-backed Saudi and Emirati forces attack Yemen’s port city of Hodeida. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with Medea Benjamin, who is campaigning to try to end the cataclysmic war

Saudi Arabia Tried to Blame Doctors Without Borders After Bombing Yemen Cholera Treatment Center

June 14, 2018

The Saudi embassy in the United States pointed the finger at Doctors Without Borders after the US-backed Saudi coalition bombed the medical humanitarian group’s newly constructed cholera treatment center in Yemen. The Saudi government circulated a misleading fax from a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) employee, to try to absolve itself of responsibility for the airstrike.…

US Congressmembers: Stop ‘Famine-Triggering Attack’ on Yemen’s Port City Hodeida, Which Could Starve Millions

June 13, 2018

Lawmakers from both major parties have published a letter calling on the U.S. government to withdraw support for a military attack on Yemen’s port city of Hodeida, which would almost certainly unleash a humanitarian disaster that could starve millions of people.

Democratic Candidates for Governor Debate the Future of Education

June 13, 2018

Students, parents and teachers question candidates about public schools, The Kirwan Commission, and more

Paul Jay on Trump’s Iran War Agenda and Liberals’ Korea Peace Panic

June 13, 2018

Paul Jay, Senior Editor of the The Real News, says that Trump’s North Korea diplomacy overshadows both his administration’s war-mongering on Iran and Koreans’ decisive efforts to make peace. Jay also discusses the partisan liberal angst over the prospect of reducing the U.S. military presence on the Korean peninsula

Omar Shakir on Israel-Palestine

June 11, 2018
TRNN speaks with Omar Shakir, the director of HRW in Israel-Palestine about his deportation order

‘Freedom Flotilla’ Heading for Gaza to Raise Awareness

June 11, 2018

We speak with Ron Rousseau, the second Vice President of Canada’s Yukon Federation of Labor, who is on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, which is now heading south along the coast of France

Israeli Police Brutality Reaches New Extremes Against Israeli-Palestinian Protesters

June 9, 2018
Jafar Farah, the head of the Mossawa Center for equal rights for Palestinian citizens of Israel, speaks to TRNN about how police shattered his knee and how what happened to him fits into more general colonial practices among the Israeli police