Monthly Archives: September 2011

Madness in US Congress

Israel’s atrocitied knows no bound How Congress Sees the Middle East Through AIPAC- Coloured Glasses by MEDEA BENJAMIN and ALLISON McCRACKEN During August recess this year, 81 members of Congress went on a junket to Israel funded by the Israel … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Deplores Unjust French Niqab Fines

CAIRO – A leading human rights group has lamented the first fines handed down by the French government against two Muslim women who wore a full-face veil in public as a violation of their rights to freedom of expression and … Continue reading

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Muslim Students Verdict Sparks US Outrage

CAIRO – Ten Muslim students have been sentenced to probation for disrupting a speech by an Israeli diplomat at a California university, to the outrage of civil rights groups, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. “Absolutely unbelievable,” Shakeel Syed, executive director … Continue reading

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Syria Christians Fear Assad’s Fall

CAIRO – Worried of what follows the collapse of the current regime, Syria’s Christians are throwing their support behind President Bashar Al-Assad. We are all scared of what will come next, Abu Elias, a Christian, told The New York Times … Continue reading

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US court convicts Nigerian pastor for cheating dying cancer patients

A Nigerian-born doctor and ordained pastor, Rev. Christine Daniel, who has been convicted by a US court for peddling snake oil treatment to dying cancer patients, mail and wire fraud, tax evasion and witness tampering, faces up to 150 years … Continue reading

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America’s Dangerous Game at the UN

The number of UN member states extending diplomatic recognition to the State of Palestine has now risen to 131, leaving only 62 UN member states on the wrong side of history and humanity. If one ignores small island states in … Continue reading

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Why President Jonathan Can’t be Trusted

Those who categorise Nigeria as a failed state forget to add that it is equally a full blown criminal enterprise. It is a reality many people in the country contend with, but few are willing to accept. For a country … Continue reading

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