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News Ltd’s Double Standards On Anti-Semitism

September 2, 2012

0 29 Aug 2012 By Jeff Sparrow Larry Pickering The Australian is all too ready to lambast the Greens or pro-Palestine activists as anti-Semites. What about Larry Pickering, who’s been on their payroll, asks Jeff Sparrow “A fresh wave of racial hatred against the Jewish community, including calls for a Hitler clone and ethnic cleansing, has been […]

Libya: Group Occupies London Mansion Owned by Gaddafi’s Son

March 12, 2011

0 Posted 10 March 2011 Written byJohn Liebhardt Squatters moved in to Saif Gaddafi’s house in North London by Alex Milan Tracy © Demotix (09/03/2011) This post is part of our special coverage Libya Uprising 2011. A London-based group is now occupying a house it says is owned by Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi, the 38-year-old […]

Torture ‘business as usual’ in Egypt amid revolt

February 6, 2011


By Charles Onians Agence France-Presse CAIRO – Egypt’s feared state security services are using torture as much as they ever did, rights activists say, with no sign that their horrifying tactics are about to change despite the regime’s promise of reform. Rights groups say that anger against routine police abuse and torture has been a […]

Flotilla Eyewitness: ‘I Think They Went Out to Murder’

June 4, 2010


During the 3 days Israel held most of those detained in the attack on the Freedom Flotilla — including 60 journalists, according to Reporters Without Borders –Israel shaped the narrative of what occurred 70 miles off the coast of Gaza in the predawn hours of May 30. Over the past few days, many of the […]

What it means to be a real journalist

April 29, 2010


One reviewer accuses the murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya of being hot-headed. Why has this become a pejorative term, asks Maria Tumarkin 28 April 2010 Tags: journalism, Maria Tumarkin, Russia Print this article Email this article Follow Inside Story on AFP Photo/ Jens Schlueter IN A RECENT review of Anna Politkovskaya’s Nothing but the Truth: […]

The Heart of Jenin

July 27, 2009


‘Do you think the Israelis liked what I did? Some would have preferred it if I’d blown myself up’ The remarkable story of Ismail Khatib, a Palestinian father from the West Bank city of Jenin, continues. After his son Ahmed was shot by israeli soldiers in November 2005, the Khatib’s courageously donated their beloved 12 year-old’s […]

First community radio station run by women

June 25, 2009


June 26 2009 AHMEDABAD: One of Gujarat’s biggest Women-based NGO, SEWA, will be first to run a community radio station (CRS) exclusively by women, as Information & Broadcasting Ministry has granted permission to Mahila SEWA Trust for establishing a radio station. SEWA, which is into radio programme production for last four years, will have its […]