Created by an Israeli firm, approved by the Israeli Knesset and sold under supervision of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, Pegasus software helped suppress freedom of expression and allowed for sexual blackmail of journalists and activists alike. How does that sound for “the only democracy in the Middle East?”
Sheikh Yacoub entered the Cairo Tora Court complex as a witness and was about to leave as either a terrorist or a traitor to his fans. He chose the latter. “I don’t know anything about Salafism,” he said.
Tunisians will forever remember June 10, 2021. They will remember the child, his face, the security forces beating him, dragging him across the asphalt, and stripping off his clothes. He was only 15, and the authorities refuse to apologize.
Sparked by the recent uprising, a popular campaign was launched to raise awareness about the economic exploitation by the settler state. It encourages people to boycott Israeli products and buy Palestinian instead.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees in Denmark are seeing their residency permits revoked and being threatened to be sent back to “safe” Damascus. According to human rights organizations, Danish policy clearly violates the 1951 Refugee Convention.
The fire in the Sharya refugee camp highlights the plight of thousands of displaced Yazidis unable to return to Sinjar, due to the presence of armed groups and political disputes between Baghdad and Erbil.
Despite the end of the aggression, Nour’s 13-year-old daughter refuses to go back to sleeping in her own room. She prefers the hallway. According to Nour, most residents of the Gaza Strip prefer to sleep near the door.