The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip

The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip

Global Humanitarian Experts Statement Release – WNN Justice (WNN) New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: This statement, signed individually by 300 global humanitarian advocates and international law experts, has just been released as an international plea for Israel to stop immediately its continuing attack on Gaza’s civilian citizens. Below is an outline with the exact statement […]

Iran, Israel and U.S. moves from war rhetoric back to diplomacy

Iran, Israel and U.S. moves from war rhetoric back to diplomacy

Barbara Slavin – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES: After months of sabre-rattling rhetoric by Iran, Israel and the United States, there seems to be a collective, and welcome, time out. Since President Barack Obama’s 4 March speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), all sides have been stressing non-military means to […]

Excessive use of tear gas endangers women protesters Bahrain

Excessive use of tear gas endangers women protesters Bahrain

Lys Anzia – WNN Features (WNN) Manama, BAHRAIN: Expressing grave concern about the ongoing violence that has impacted Bahrain with forty-four casualties, the BCHR – Bahrain Center for Human Rights is asking for a stop measure in the use of excessive force on Bahraini citizens and activists, especially the excessive use of tear gas as […]

Out of Struggle – Voices of Palestinian Women

Out of Struggle – Voices of Palestinian Women

Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case-Study Author: Nadera Shalhoub-kevorkian Reviewer: Stephanie Chaban Publisher: Cambridge Studies in Law and Society The history of Palestinian women’s agency and activism is long and not simply a byproduct of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.[1] However, such activism has grown and matured out […]