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Why Does UN Hire G4S, Accomplice To Israeli Torture?

While Israel increases its use of arbitrary arrest and detention as a tool of political repression against Palestinians, the British corporation G4S is continuing to profit from its contracts with the Israeli prison system. So why is the United Nations one of the firm’s customers? Six Palestinian human rights organizations recently wrote to UN Secretary … Continue reading Why Does UN Hire G4S, Accomplice To Israeli Torture?

UNESCO Files Complaint Against Israel For Violent Cartoon

On November 4 a cartoon was published in Haaretz which shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehub Barak sending an air force squadron to attack Iran, with Prime Minister Netanyahu ordering, "And on the way back you're gonna hit the UNESCO office in Ramallah!" Eric Falt, UNESCO's assistant director general for external relations … Continue reading UNESCO Files Complaint Against Israel For Violent Cartoon