Why have former officers from the Royal Ulster Constabulary been put in charge of an EU police operation in the West Bank? Read more about Exporting repression from Ulster to Palestine
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Hunger strikers “are doing this for us, the Palestinian people,” says the son of a prisoner in an Israeli jail. Israel is planning to begin force-feeding hunger strikers. Read more about Israel preparing for "industrial-scale" torture of Palestinian hunger strikers
Rasmea Yousef Odeh has been targeted because she is an effective Arab community leader in Chicago. Read more about Why does US treat ex-prisoners from Ireland and Palestine differently?
In declaring Israeli president a “gift to the world,” the singer omitted a few salient facts. Read more about Bono love-bombs mass murderer Shimon Peres
As Khader Adnan begins the 62nd day of his hunger strike, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton might finally say something about his suffering. Read more about A few weasel words from EU as Adnan nears death