Daily Archives: November 24, 2019

Unconstitutional Patriot Act Spying Resolution Renewed In Sneaky Funding Bill

In an attempt to forestall another United States government funding shutdown, Congress passed a bill, signed by the President on November 21, to fund the government for another month.  Written within the bill, which garnered bipartisan support, was yet another extension for a Patriot Act spying resolution which will now […]

March Against Gender Violence: Thousands Gather Across France

On Saturday, several women gathered across France to march in protest of the nation’s high levels of female deaths caused specifically by domestic violence. Taking place, fittingly, on the international day for the elimination of violence against women, as declared by the United Nations, the protests advocate for an end […]

Deaths Mount As Iraq’s Anti-Government Protests Continue

Seven people were killed on Thursday when Iraqi security forces shot live ammunition, rubber bullets, and tear gas canisters at unarmed protesters in Baghdad in a renewed attempt to crush anti-government protests. According to Al Jazeera, the cause of death was live fire and tear gas canisters aimed directly at […]

Pompeo: Statement On Israeli Settlements Imperils Peace

On 18th November, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the Trump administration no longer considers Israel’s settlements illegal, no longer abiding by the longstanding 1978 State Department’s legal opinion that the settlements on Palestinian territory are against international law. Clearly signalling disinterest in a future Palestinian state, the […]