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A child is surrounded by the debris of al-Musafa, a poor farming community in the northern Jordan Valley. Annelies Verbeek

Nowhere to Go, Nowhere to Live

With attention focused on the planned demolition of Khan al-Ahmar village, other areas of the Jordan Valley have fallen off the radar. Out of sight, however, Israeli consolidation over the Jordan Valley is continuing apace. Last month, the Israeli army demolished several Palestinian structures in the communities of al-Hadidiya and the al-Musafa area east of Jiftlik village. In ...

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The three blocks on either side of Osage Avenue following the MOVE bombing and resulting fire.

American Ethnic cleansing: The forgotten police bombing of a Philadelphia pro-black group

MOVE is a Philadelphia-based black liberation group founded by John Africa (born Vincent Leaphart) in 1972. The group lived in a communal setting, abiding by philosophies of anarcho-primitivism. The group is particularly known for two major conflicts with the Philadelphia Police Department.  In 1985, the confrontation ended when a police helicopter ...

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UN Human Rights Experts: Israel’s Plan to Deport African Asylum Seekers Violates International Law

‘By singling out Eritrean and Sudanese nationals, the policy clearly breaches the prohibition of discrimination on the basis of race and national origin,’ expert says Experts working under the United Nations Humans Rights Council said Thursday that Israel‘s plan to deport Eritrean and Sudanese nationals violates international human rights and refugee ...

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