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Israel Denies Refugee Status to Sudanese

March 20, 2014
David Sheen: Israel is utterly failing its duty to protect the human rights of African asylum seekers

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

March 19, 2014
David Sheen: Israel is driving African asylum seekers out of the country in record numbers

In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…

Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

January 11, 2014
Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a ‘security’ candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear ‘centrist’ when compared to Likud

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

August 20, 2013
In Pt 3 of 4 of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal talks about the affect on him of Israel’s attack on Gaza and his break with American liberalism