Category: Social Issues
Several hundred Palestinian and Israeli women demonstrated on Saturday on each side of Israel’s Qalandiya checkpoint, the main passage point between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. Assembling nearly a week ahead of a Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations Security Council, the women all gathered under the slogan “Women want [...]
The families of those being held in military prisons and facing such trials continue to campaign for justice and public awareness. An estimated 12,000 civilians are sitting in Egyptian military prisons, according to human rights organizations. Let find out the video and share your words in the comments box.
Protests have been banned in Bahrain and the military has been ordered to tighten its grip after the violent removal of anti-government demonstrators. Police action was necessary to pull Bahrain back from the “brink of a sectarian abyss”, Bahraini Foreign Minister Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa said. Bahrain’s Shia Muslim majority has been ruled by a [...]