Daily Archives: January 14, 2019


Palestinians Vow Hunger Strike If Israel Worsens Prison Conditions

Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners being held in Israeli detention centers are threatening a massive hunger strike in response to deteriorating conditions. This development came after Israel’s Minister of Public Security, Gilad Erdan, announced early last week that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) will begin rationing prisoners’ water supply and […]


Israel Promises To Worsen Prison Conditions For Palestinians

In a recent announcement by the Public Secretary Minister Gilad Erdan, a new flashpoint has developed in the Israel-Palestine conflict. According to Al Jazeera, the Minister has plans to make conditions for Palestinian prisoners more severe, using methods like rationing water supplies, reducing family visits, removing cooking rights and blocking […]


World’s Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Expected

Alarming new research has found that the Earth’s oceans are warming at a far higher rate than thought, an average of 40 percent faster than a United Nations panel estimated five years ago. Ocean temperatures have been consistently rising since the 1950s, absorbing more than 90% of the greenhouse gases […]


Thailand Ignores Risk Of Further Saudi Diplomatic Tension, Grants Temporary Refuge To Asylum Seeker

High profile asylum seeker Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was, on Friday granted refugee status in Canada, ending a tumultuous week which started with her barricading herself in a Thai hotel room and sharing her plight to the world via social media. Al-Qunun, who was trying to travel onwards to Australia, was […]