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 […]

Healing Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires moving past limitations

Healing Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires moving past limitations

Gina Ross – WNN Improve It (WNN/CGN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Trauma triggers violence. We know this based on research and applying this knowledge can contribute to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israeli and Palestinian populations suffer from chronic trauma. Israelis feel as though they revisit the Holocaust with every terrorist attack. […]

As Israeli and Palestinians shop together peace gets personal

As Israeli and Palestinians shop together peace gets personal

Ruth Eglash – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/CGN) Sha’ar Binyamin, WEST BANK: Israeli and Palestinian leaders might still be refusing to meet each other to even discuss the prospect of peace, but at one West Bank supermarket Arab residents of Ramallah and those living in the Jewish settlements surrounding it come face to face every day. This […]

UN High Commissioner Pillay urges religious and political leaders to ‘restore calm’

UN High Commissioner Pillay urges religious and political leaders to ‘restore calm’

WNN Breaking (WNN/OHCHR) United Nations, GENEVA: The United Nations human rights chief has urged religious and political leaders to do their utmost to restore calm in the wake of an anti-Islam film that has sparked protests in countries across the world. “The film is malicious and deliberately provocative and portrays a disgracefully distorted image of […]

Civil society mobilised for equal rights Lebanon

Civil society mobilised for equal rights Lebanon

Commentary by Rita Chemaly, Lebanese social-political researcher and author Beirut – On 20 March, the day before the Mother’s Day in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut chanting slogans and demanding the abolition of the country’s confessional system. This was the latest in a series of demonstrations that began on […]