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Genocide In Kashmir: India’s Shame

By Andre Vltchek 08 February, 2015 Counterpunch.org Srinagar Welcome to Kashmir! It is deep winter. The mountains are covered with snow and the naked trees above the lakes at sunset, look melancholic and magnificent, precisely like a completed Chinese brush painting. Welcome to a nation overrun by the 700,000-strong security …

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Salman clears the cobwebs

By: David Hearst Source: Huffington Post The palace coup is complete. In a far-reaching decree on Thursday night, the new Saudi king Salman unraveled the legacy of his half-brother Abdullah and set the kingdom on course for a significant regional realignment. A possible rapprochement with Turkey and Qatar, a return to the …

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Assad continues his Murderous ways

Channel Islam International Yesterday at 9:58am · AS ISIS GRABS THE HEADLINES, ASSAD TOO CONTINUES HIS MURDEROUS WAYS As the eyes of the world remain fixed on Isis, Bashar al-Assad’s forces have killed an estimated 330 civilians in Syria since the start of this year alone, observers claim. Bombings and chemical …

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France and Islamophobia

Channel Islam International Yesterday at 10:06am ·   A French Muslim couple have had their five children taken away from them after the father was apparently mistakenly suspected of leaving for Syria to fight jihad. The French authorities, which are on high alert following the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January, took …

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South Africans Living in Poverty Growing

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2015-02-04 One in ten people in South Africa can’t afford the most basic of food baskets a month. According to figures released by Statistics South Africa, the country’s food poverty line translated to $2.34 (about R26) per person per day. While the cost of living …

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Israeli Brutality – Jailing Children

Israel has jailed an angel… Agencies | 14 Rabi uth Thani 1436/05 February 2015 A 14-year-old schoolgirl jailed for trying to attack Israeli soldiers has become a symbol of Palestinian anger over the arrests of children in the occupied territories. The two-month sentence for Malak Al-Khatib, who was accused of …

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Letter from a Muslim Sister

   ‘If you are not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing” There are journalists who report the truth and even risk their lives in doing so. Some have been imprisoned and some have even been killed …

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World fails to honour Gaza pledges

Shoks Mnisi Mzolo – Cii News | 11 Rabi uth Thani 1436/02 February 2015 Last Ramadaan, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and, to an extent, West Bank, took a pounding from Israel terror. That onslaught, part of Israel’s genocidal project to rid indigenous Palestinians of their land, took an estimated 2,150 …

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Gorbachev Warns Ukraine Could Ignite World War III

By Niles Williamson 31 January, 2015 WSWS.org Mikhail Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union, accused the United States Thursday of initiating a new Cold War with Russia and expressed fears that the conflict could escalate into a nuclear Third World War. Gorbachev made his comments as fighting escalated …

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Dear Syria: From One Refugee To Another

By Ramzy Baroud 29 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org Whenever the word ‘refugee’ is uttered, I think of my mother. When Zionist militias began their systematic onslaught and ‘cleansing’ of the Palestinian Arab population of historic Palestine in 1948, she, along with her family, ran away from the once peaceful village of …

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