Daily Archives: June 29, 2020

Palestinians Fear Israel To Further Limit Access To Dead Sea

Palestinians fear that the Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank will further limit access to the beautiful and lucrative Dead Sea. In May, Israel announced plans to recognize most of the Israeli settlements on already occupied Palestinian land, specifically about 30% of the West Bank, as officially part […]

“I Can’t Breathe” Heard And Felt Around The World: George Floyd’s Death Reverberates Globally

The outrage over the murder of Black American George Floyd in late May and the subsequent protests over police brutality have not been confined to the United States; citizens in countries around the world–like France, England, Brazil, and more–have taken to the streets to protest racism and over-policing. The sudden […]

Report Reveals COVID-19 Enforcement Disproportionately Impacts Europe’s Ethnic And Racial Minorities

Amnesty International (AI) released a report on Wednesday revealing patterns of biased law enforcement in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic, a finding reflective of the long-standing inequality Black Lives Matter protesters are marching against across the globe. AI studied the enforcement of coronavirus lockdowns in Western and Eastern Europe and […]

Egyptian President Threatens Military Intervention In Libya

Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, has threatened direct military action on the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) currently operating in Western Libya, kindling the potential for further conflict within the country and beyond. The Egyptian backed Libyan National Army (LNA), headed by the warlord Khalifa Haftar, have come under […]