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HRW : Saudi Crimes in Yemen Exposed

July 3, 2015 by

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Burned-out cars lined up by the Jarman petrol station, which was struck in an aerial attack on April 15, 2015. © 2015 Ole Solvang/Human Rights Watch (New York) – Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have carried out airstrikes killing dozens of civilians in Saada City, in northern Yemen, since April 2015 in apparent violation of the […]

Palestinian Children Await International Justice

June 20, 2015 by

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Ban Ki Moon, UN SG strikes Israel off the Shame list of Worst Abusers of Children in Armed Conflicts. Nizar Abboud Related: Israel a criminal offender at large, UN listing or not UN spurns Palestinian children Palestine : “Israel arrests children as young as 5 years old” PLO Condemns Israel’s Attempts to Obstruct Investigations into its War Crimes Operation […]

Al Jafaari : The Abduction and Recruitment of Children by Da’esh

June 19, 2015 by

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Nizar Abboud إختطاف الأطفال وتجنيدهم في جيوش داعش والنصرة عادة سلجقية عثمانية يقول الجعفري في كلمة عن الأطفال في النزاعات المسلحة. Al-Jaafari: UN report on Syria’s children ignores facts

UN spurns Palestinian children

June 8, 2015 by

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Via Tortilla Con Sal Hemaya Center for Human Rights, June 8th 2015 Ban Ki-moon’s decision not to include Israel on the list of violators of children’s rights twists the knife in the heart of every Palestinian parent, making it very clear that in the eyes of the United Nations, Palestinian children’s lives don’t count. When […]

Iraq, the Ultimate War Crime: Erasing the History of Mesopotamia. The Destruction of Nineveh

March 18, 2015 by

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By Felicity Arbuthnot “Iraq may soon end up with no history.” – (Archeologist Joanna Farchakh, quoted in Cultural Cleansing in Iraq, Pluto Press, 2010.) In his indispensible book “from Sumer to Saddam” (1) Geoff Simons writes: “The region of the world that the ancient Greeks called Mesopotamia (land between the rivers) … was a fount […]

Atrocities Committed by U.S.-Trained Iraqi Forces — Again

March 14, 2015 by

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That’s because torture, rather than being an aberration, was embedded in a strategy that was described, at the time, as the Salvadorization of Iraq—the use of dirty-war tactics to defeat an insurgency. Investigative reporter James Gordon Meek broke an important story this week: He revealed that U.S.-backed forces in Iraq are committing the same type […]

US-Trained Iraqi Forces Investigated for War Crimes

March 11, 2015 by

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Military & Intelligence  Iraqi military units, trained and armed by the United States, are being investigated by the Iraqi government for atrocities such as torture, extrajudicial execution of prisoners and the killing of civilians. The units are considered an essential part of the fight against the Islamic State but gruesome videos and photos have emerged of members of some of the […]

Iraq’s Children: Ever Expendable – From Madeleine Albright to Tony Blair and “Save the Children.”

February 8, 2015 by

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‘Beheaded, crucified, buried alive’: UN Condemns ISIS for Killing Iraqi Children By Felicity Arbuthnot 08-02-2015 His direct involvement in the Iraq embargo as Prime Minister from 1997, and the subsequent illegal invasion are not an “overshadow” but a genocide. “It’s a hard choice, but the price, we think the price is worth it. “ (Madeleine Albright, then […]

Israeli War Crimes: Changes in newborn congenital diseases in Gaza under attacks

January 22, 2015 by

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Summary of findings from Surgery, Maternity and Pediatric Hospitals N.Barqouni, MD1, Y.Abed, MD2, H.El Wadia,MD 3,.A. Abu Hamda,MD3, H.Madhi,MD4, A.Naim, Eng5, H.El Luch, MD4, S.Skaik, MD6, Naser Abu Shaban, MD7, Nafiz Abu Shaban, MD8, S.Signorello, IT9, R. Minutolo, MD 10, P.Manduca, PhD*11.   1 -NsserPediatric Hospital, Gaza, Palestine, 2-Al Quds University, Faculty of Public Health, […]

Iraq War Crimes: We cannot wait any longer for Chilcot

January 22, 2015 by

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The report is becoming like a mirage in the desert. Every additional delay separates Iraqis from the justice and accountability they crave. By Haifa Zangana The Chilcot inquiry is becoming like a mirage for people seeking water in a desert. It is also like a six-year long wake. People are being forced to stand around […]

ICC to initially probe war crimes in occupied territories

January 17, 2015 by

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NEW YORK, PIC The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) said it would open a preliminary “independent and impartial” inquiry into possible war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. “The office will conduct its analysis in full independence and impartiality,” the ICC prosecutor’s office said in a statement. ICC investigators will determine whether preliminary findings merit […]

Over 1,000 ISIS “Sleeper cells” hide in Lebanese mountains on Syrian border

January 4, 2015 by

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RT Islamic State militants are attempting to infiltrate Lebanon from Syria, Beirut’s security chief has warned. Forces have been put on high alert to prevent the civil war in Syria spilling across the border. Incursions are taking place in Qalamoun Mountains, which marks Lebanon’s eastern border with Syria, where Islamic State (also known as ISIS, […]

Amos Report: Terrorists Force 5 Year Old Children to Kill in Syria

December 16, 2014 by

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Update: Al Jaafari targets the Amos report in the following statement made today: Bashar Al Jaafari on Humanitarian Crisis : Aid to Syria Reduced to 5%, Limited to “Those Designated Most in Need” Editorial Comment: This statement is important where it focuses on terrorist crimes, particularly against children. Statements regarding the Syrian government forces are delusional […]

Terrorist attacks with gas cylinder bombs cause civilian injuries in Daraa

December 11, 2014 by

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11/12/2014 Daraa/ Damascus, SANA A number of civilians were injured in terrorist bomb attacks that hit three residential neighborhoods in the city of Daraa. According to a source in the southern province, terrorists fired 11 bombs, made from gas cylinders packed with explosives, from their dens in the neighborhoods of al-Arbaeen, Daraa al-Balad and al-Naziheen […]

How Gaza families were given just ten minutes’ warning of Israeli attacks

December 11, 2014 by

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‘War crime’: Amnesty International says IDF destroyed Gaza blocks as ‘collective punishment’ Patrick O. Strickland The Electronic Intifada The remains of Gaza City’s Zafir Tower in September, weeks after it was bombed by Israel. Jehad Saftawi says he is lucky to still be living in the home that he moved into less than a year before […]

World Human Rights’ Day: Terrorists, countries violate simplest rights of Syrians

December 10, 2014 by

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10/12/2014 Damascus, SANA World countries celebrate on Wednesday the 66th anniversary of the Human Rights day while the armed terrorist organizations in Syria violate the simplest human rights and create means to deprive the Syrians from their right in life, freedom and security. On this occasion, the Syrian people inquire about the international organizations and […]

UNDOF report reveals scale of cooperation between Israeli enemy and terrorist organizations in Syria

December 7, 2014 by

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UNDOF Report & Documents 07/12/2014 New York, SANA Observers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) confirmed the growing coordination and standing cooperation between the Israeli enemy’s forces and terrorist organizations, documenting more facts confirming this. A report made by the observers revealed details of ongoing communication between leaders of terrorist organizations in Syria and […]

Syria Death Squads Receiving Training in Joint US-Qatar Operation

November 26, 2014 by

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By Brandon Turbeville According to a new report by Reuters, Western-backed death squad fighters operating in Syria are receiving a portion of their training inside Qatar via the Qatari government and the United States. The unnamed sources of the information reported to Reuters that the training was taking place near Doha, Qatar in between the […]

The Broken Sparrows of Palestine

November 5, 2014 by

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Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, pastels, by Ahmad Barqawi By Eva Bartlett, Nov 4, 2014, Crescent International A teen who loved strawberries, adored children far more…A paraplegic young man with soulful eyes, deaf ears and unfulfilled dreams of being a father…A martyr. This is the story of Broken Sparrow, one of tens of thousands of Palestinians […]

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