Letter from Palestinian Woman Prisoner, Khalida Jarrar

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Khalida Jarrar is a feminist, human rights activist and a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council. She lives in Ramallah, but has been held by Israel in administrative…

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Spiralling poverty in Iran adds to pressure on regime

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Najmeh Bozorgmehr This time last year, Mohammad could still just about afford fruit and chicken for his three children. But as US sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic have…

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Fearing the Palestinian Narrative: Why Israel Banned ‘Jenin Jenin’

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Ramzy Baroud On January 11, the Israeli Lod District Court ruled against a Palestinian film-maker, Mahmoud Bakri, ordering him to pay hefty compensation to an Israeli soldier who…

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Iran: Three waves of urban protest, 1992-2019

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Ardeshir Mehrdad Since the beginning of the 1990s, Iranian society has witnessed successive waves of protest movements. One could argue that it has been in a perpetual state…

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The Long Shadow of Iraq’s Cancer Epidemic and COVID-19

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Mac Skelton Iraq, labeled by TheEconomist this fall as the “most infected Arab state,” has the highest number of COVID-19 cases and the most deaths from the coronavirus…

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Iran: Three waves of urban protest (Farsi)

Friday, January 1, 2021

Ardeshir Mehrdad ME4Change summary of the article: The author analyses the three large waves of urban protests in Iran over the last three decades. The three waves differ…

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