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KKK, neo-Nazis and militias plan to monitor urban polling places and suppress the black vote.

Neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin plans to muster thousands of poll-watchers across all 50 states. His partners at the alt-right website “the Right Stuff” are touting plans to set up hidden cameras at polling places in Philadelphia and hand out liquor and marijuana in the city’s “ghetto” on Election Day to induce residents to stay home. The National Socialist Movement, various factions of the Ku...

Six Palestinian fishers in Gaza were fired upon and seized by the Israeli occupation navy this morning, Tuesday 1 November. Despite an announcement last week that the Palestinian fishing zone was being “expanded” by the occupation’s naval forces to nine nautical miles, the two fishing boats were attacked by Israeli gunboats in four nautical miles of the coast of Beit Lahiya, in the north of Gaza, the same day the “expanded” fishing zone was to go into effect. It should be noted that this “...

The journalist named Gaspard Glanz, a founder of Taranis News , was taken into custody while he was taking photo of Police Violence in Calais Jungle.

He said he was shocked, and he considers this incident against freedom of press. He was kept under surveillance for 30 hours. He was released on 27th October. However then, he wasn't allowed to enter Calais refugee camp.

Rwanda has released a list of 22 senior French army officers. It says knowingly aided the planning and execution of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis.
The list released by the National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide (CNLG) is likely to escalate the tiff between Kigali and Paris, in the wake of the reopening of investigations by France into the shooting down of a plane carrying President Juvenal Habyarimana.
The move to revive the probe has angered Rwanda, which has...

On 27th October, Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank threw stones at Palestinian schoolchildren in the village of al-Tuwani. Shared video shows, the soldiers lob stones towards the children, including with a slingshot.
According to the video, they are the ones who are supposed to protect the children from attacks by Israeli settlers in the area. Al-Tuwani is a village in the South Hebron Hills area of the occupied West Bank, where thousands of Palestinians living in dozens of...

Women in the international aid industry have recounted their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in a new survey of more than 1,000 female workers in the humanitarian sector.

The results of the self-report survey, published on Tuesday by the Humanitarian Women’s Network, revealed that 55% of those questioned said they had suffered sexual advances from a male colleague at least once.

The research is the first of its kind and suggests that sexual harassment and abuse...

Near Standing Rock, North Dakota on Oct. 22, armed police corralled and arrested more than 140 people seeking to protect themselves, their cultural heritage and the health of the planet on the site where contractors bulldozed the peoples’ ancestral burial ground to make way for the construction of an oil pipeline.

Jihan Hafiz, a journalist for The Intercept who was among the arrested, filmed the clip above, which is among the most compelling eye-level footage of the months-long...

A multi-unit building in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan was demolished today, leaving an extended family of 30 Palestinians – mostly children – homeless.

The building was demolished after the Jerusalem municipality rejected the family’s attempts to obtain building permits for nine years.

Early this morning, Israeli municipality and police forces raided Silwan, south of the Old City, and completely surrounded the Al-Jisr area to carry out the demolition of...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection wants to start collecting “information associated with your online presence” from travelers from countries eligible for a visa waiver, including much of Europe and a handful of other countries. Earlier this summer, the agency proposed including a field on certain customs forms for “provider/platform” and “social media identifier,” making headlines in the international press. If approved by the Office of Management and Budget, the change could take effect as...

A Turkish man died after German police officers punched and pepper-sprayed him in a brawl in front of his ex-wife's house last week.

According to reports on the incident that became public this weekend, 31-year-old Taner Demirçivi arrived at his ex-wife's house in Bielefeld on Oct. 14 and the two started arguing.

Neighbors heard the argument and called the police and the arriving unit went to Demirçivi's ex-wife's apartment.

Demirçivi reportedly answered the door and...

RT UK’s bank accounts have been blocked, RT’s editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan reported. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova reacted, saying it seems that in leaving the EU, London also left any freedom of speech obligations behind there.
“Our accounts in Britain have been blocked. All of them. ‘Decision not to be discussed’. Hail to freedom of speech!” RT's editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan said on her Twitter account.
The National Westminster Bank has informed RT...

Hilary Aked is a London-based freelance writer and researcher, an NCTJ-qualified journalist and a PhD student at the University of Bath researching the pro-Israel lobby in the UK.

She has been smeared by an Israeli diplomat.

Recently, she obtained copies of messages that Matt Keston from Israel’s London embassy sent to students at the University of Bath, where she is a researcher.

In his comments, made in a Facebook chat earlier this month, Keston describes her as “an...

Israeli forces destroyed a home in the town of Majdal Shams – the first such demolition in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights for more than 30 years, according to the Al-Marsad human rights group based in the territory.

In an appeal to the European Union, Al-Marsad states that the Syrian owners of dozens of homes have been notified that their houses are due to be demolished on the pretext that they were built without permits.

“As a result of the severe restrictions imposed by...

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a resolution on Thursday that denies any Jewish historic link to the Temple Mount and surrounding holy sites in Jerusalem. The resolution, which was put forward by Palestine along with Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, was approved by 24 members of the 58-member organization. Twenty-six countries abstained from voting while only six countries voted against it.
The United States,...

A 10-year-old Palestinian boy was killed along the Gazan border late Wednesday, with a Palestinian official and an eyewitness accusing Israel but the army denying any exchange of fire.

Ashraf al-Qudra, spokesman for the health ministry in the Gaza Strip, which is run by Islamist movement Hamas, said the boy died when Israeli troops fired across the border east of Khan Yunes in eastern Gaza.

"Abdullah al-Naseef, 10, was killed by (Israeli) occupation fire close to his house in...