Citizens International

March 8, 2018

Israel’s military courts ‘humiliating charade’ for Palestinians

Nabi Saleh, occupied West Bank – Across from the home of imprisoned Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi in Nabi Saleh, the red-tiled roofs of Israel’s illegal Halamish settlement dot the adjacent hilltop. Residents of Halamish, along with some 600,000 other Israelis, reside in the occupied West Bank in violation of international law. Despite living on occupied […]

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UK-based Palestinian NGO demands removal from ‘terrorism blacklist’

LONDON – A lobby group which campaigns for the right of return of Palestinian refugees is battling Thomson Reuters in the High Court, amid claims that the company erroneously labelled it as having links to terrorism. The London-based Palestinian Return Centre (PRC), which is recognised by the United Nationsand lobbies for the rights of Palestinians

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Trojan Horse affair: When government and media colluded to vilify the Muslim community

Another week, another apology. Two newspapers, The Sun and The Daily Telegraph, have retracted claims that there was a conspiracy to Islamicise schools in Oldham, a town in the Greater Manchester area of northwestern England. The Sunday Times, which broke the story, has not done so – not yet, at any rate. The stories, written in February 2017, developed

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Why the UK must rethink its support for Saudi Arabia

Government policies are meant to promote the national interest, but the upcoming visit to the UK by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman highlights something quite different: Whitehall’s pursuit of a special relationship that endangers the British public. Prime Minister Theresa May says the visit will “usher in a new era of bilateral relations” with

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Memories Never Die !

It is sixteen years now since the Gujarat Carnage of 2002. The years have flown by; Gujarat, India and the world have experienced a generation change in many different ways. “Let us move on” is the repeated quote of many who were not affected. “Such things happen everywhere” is the slogan of those who would

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Almost 1,000 attacks on Muslims reported in Germany in 2017: Report

German authorities registered at least 950 attacks on Muslims and their institutions, including 60 against mosques, in 2017, the Neue Osnabrueckner Zeitung reported on Saturday, citing data provided to lawmakers by the Interior Ministry. The ministry said 33 people were injured in the attacks, some of which involved pig’s blood, the newspaper reported. No data

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Sri Lanka must ban the extremist BBS and hate speech

Citizens International strongly condemns the riots and violence against Muslims by extremist Sri Lankan mobs in the last few days. They have carried out arson attacks on mosques, homes and shops belonging to Muslims. The Center for Human Rights Sri Lanka condemned the “unfathomable police inefficiency” that led to the violence. It has been reported

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Bin Zayed aide is cooperating with Trump-Russia collusion investigator: Report

An adviser to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed is cooperating with the US special prosecutor investigating possible collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing two anonymous sources. Lebanese businessman George Nader, who reportedly visits the White House frequently, has become a target of the

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