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PD_RELEASE PALESTINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS copy “Free political prisoners and end Israeli occupation”: Thousands march on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

Around 5450 Palestinian political prisoners, including hundreds of women and children, are currently being held in Israeli prisons.

Yemen war Trump vetoes bill to end US participation in the Yemen war

Both the houses of Congress had passed resolutions seeking an end to the war in Yemen which has claimed thousands of lives.

Julian Assange London police forcefully arrest Julian Assange on behalf of the US

Assange was arrested from the Ecuadorian embassy after the country withdrew the political asylum it had granted him in 2012. Assange, along with former US soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, exposed American war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 16

In this episode, we report on the protest in Philippines against the massacre of farmers by Army and war crime incidents in Yemen and Myanmar.

Myanmar militia Myanmar accused of war crimes as airstrike kills civilians in Rakhine region

The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.

Yemen war four years Saudi bombing in Yemen kills 4 children as the war enters its fifth year

On Tuesday, tens of thousands protested against the US-backed and Saudi-led war on Yemen, and marched in solidarity with fighters

Afganistan US airstrike kills ten minors, three civilians in Afghanistan

The attack on the city of Kunduz was condemned by the UN assistance mission, which said it deliberately targeted civilian officials.

Omar Al Bashir Sudan Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir forced to step down as party chief as protests intensify

Bashir will continue as president until the end of his term until 2020 presidential elections, when the ruling NCP will be nominating a different candidate, indicating an foreseeable end to his three decade-long rule

Protest in Sri Lanka urging the UN not to give more time to the Sri Lankan government for war crimes investigations “Don’t give additional time to Sri Lanka,” mothers of disappeared persons tell the UN

Families of tens of thousands of Tamils are still waiting for justice for the mass atrocities committed by the Sri Lankan government during the civil war that lasted 26 years

Israeli settler violence continues to increase Palestine witnesses increased violence by illegal Israeli settlers

Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land are illegal under international law.

Indonesia forces in West Papua Indonesian military accused of using banned chemical weapons in West Papua

In the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, a movement for self-determination has been going on since the 1960s.

Significant progress in preliminary investigation in war crimes case against Israel: ICC

In April, shortly after the beginning of the Great March of Return protests, Bensouda had issued a statement, expressing deep concerns over the brutal violence by Israeli forces.

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