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A Man on Hunger Strike for 64 Days Yet the World Stays Silent

February 19, 2012


At the time of writing, Khader Adnan, a Palestinian baker from the West Bank village of Arabeh, near Jenin has been on hunger strike for 64 days in protest to him being detained without trial, charge, evidence levelled against him or questioning. He was taken from his home by force by Israeli troops in front […]

A PR disaster for Liverpool – a near indelible image

February 12, 2012


Luis Suarez did neither himself, team mates or his manager any favours at Old Trafford, succumbing to a 2-1 defeat. Though it’s not the manner of the loss on the field that will run deep for many a year to come. Matches come and go. Results between the two sides are merely bragging rights for […]

US Foreign Policy, Israel and the Sorcerer’s Apprentice

February 8, 2012


In November 2002, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon demanded that the Bush administration should turn its full attention on Iran “the day after” the Iraq invasion was over. True to form with the tail wagging the dog – and its clear to know full well who does what within Congress – the drums of […]