Sinn Féin launched Election Manifesto

Launching the 2016 Dáil election manifesto, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams described it as a “Plan for change, a plan for a sustainable and fair recovery”

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Leonard Peltier. My 40 years in prison

Leonard Peltier is a 72-year-old Native American activist and member of the American Indian Movement (AIM). In 1977 he was convicted in the shooting of two FBI agents during a conflict on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

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US Tour of Palestinian Play ‘The Siege’ Cancelled

The Jenin Freedom Theatre announced that it will no longer bring The Siege to the US this May

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‘Experimental Works’ Chosen for 2016 International Prize for Arabic Fiction Shortlist

The region’s recent historical tragedies are certainly explored here, from the Palestinian nakba

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And the election is ON!

In the last three weeks anyone who follows me on twitter will know that I have been travelling across the south for the campaign launches of Sinn Féin candidates

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Irish election called for February 26th

The 26 County President, Michael D Higgins, has dissolved parliament at the request of Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who has called a general election

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The Boundaries of Prohibitions and the Borderless Language   

The ban on the official use of the Kurdish language as well as on its use in areas of education, knowledge and intelligence has made us feel that ourselves, our existence and our being human are prohibited

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Ashraf Fayadh’s Death Sentence Repealed; New Ruling Sentences Poet to 8 Years, 800 Lashes

Post Views: 4 The appeal of Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh — who was facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia — was heard today: The higher court reversed the previous death-sentence ruling and replaced it with eight years, eight hundred

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NEW NOVEL BY ORHAN PAMUK OUT IN TURKEY

Post Views: 71 Orhan Pamuk’s newest book hits bookstores on Tuesday. Turkish Nobel Prize-winner published his 10th novel. The new book is called “K?rm?z? Saçl? Kad?n” (The Red-Haired Woman) and so far it’s only out in Turkish. The book is

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H&M and Next admit Syrian kids found working in Turkish factories

It’s not the first time underage children are found working in factories in Turkey providing clothes to multinational brands

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