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Asylum Seekers In Israel Confronting an Agonizing Future

Asylum Seekers In Israel Confronting an Agonizing Future

May 21, 2018

Israeli courts  deemed it legitimate for municipalities to shut off electricity and water services to African Refugees says David Sheen an independent journalist based in Dimona, Israel

UN Declared Humanitarian Crisis in the DRC, President Kabila Rejects Aid

April 9, 2018

President Joseph Kabila insists that there is no humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, even as millions of children starve. Kabila “doesn’t want anything to reinforce what is widely understood: that the instability in the country is caused in large part by his refusal to step down from power,” says Friends of the…

Israel Pays a Bounty of $5,000 and Arms for Each African Asylum Seeker Expelled

February 5, 2018

Israel was the main driver behind the 1951 UN Convention on the Rights of Refugees, but after signing it, it has never respected the rights of refugees. In fact, it has created one of the biggest refugee crisis the world has seen, says Journalist and Filmmaker Lia Tarachansky

CNN Crusades Against Slave Trade in Libya, but Knew About It for Years

November 29, 2017

U.S. corporate media “does not report on the slaughter and the persecution of people by these U.S.-backed governments until most of them are dead,” says Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford

Africa

October 15, 2016
Friends of the Congo, the African Great Lakes Action Network, and other members of the African Great Lakes Coalition are hosting an all-day forum to commemorate the victims of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the deadliest since World War II

Is the African Union a Western Front for Civil War in Burundi?

January 1, 2016

Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report discusses the latest in the apparent civil war in Burundi describing much of the problem as originating in Western/outside influences.

Rwanda and The Democratic Republic of the Congo

December 18, 2013
Maurice Carney: Major strides for peace in the Congo have emerged and will continue if the United States pressures neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda from intentionally destabilizing the central African country

Chris Hedges on Obama Decision to Attack Syria and “Give Congress a Voice”

August 31, 2013

Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss President Obama’s statement that he has decided to attack Syria and seek authorization from Congress . . . Even though he says he doesn’t need it