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Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2018 23:10)

Bangladesh: Release Mr. Shahidul Alam Immediately from Arbitrary Detention

An open letter to the Honourable Ambassadors of Bangladesh

(UNITED KINGDOM) - Dr. Shahidul Alam I am writing to voice my deep concern about the arbitrary arrest of an award-winning photographer, academic and human rights defender Shahidul Alam.

I have been informed... about the arbitrary detention and torture of Mr. Shahidul Alam, photographer and founder of the Drik photo agency and of the Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-23-2018 00:43)

Could Tough Love Salvage Lebanon?

Problems for Lebanon’s economy and political status continue to mount

(BEIRUT) - Rafik Hariri airport “You could qualify for U.S. and Western aid to salvage Lebanon or you can cede what’s left of your country’s sovereignty to Iran. But you cannot do both.” A US Congressional staffer after his boss recently introduced legislation to cut off all aid to Lebanon until it “cleans its house of Iranian militia and restores Lebanese sovereignty.”

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Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 23:40)

Oregon Congressional Delegation Presses ICE on Rights of Immigrant Detainees at Federal Prison in Oregon

The detainees in Sheridan are among the more than 1,600 people that ICE is holding in federal prisons.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - FCI Sheridan Monday, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with House members Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, demanded that the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immediately allow individuals being held at a federal prison in Sheridan, Ore., under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance policy” to access legal services through free phone calls.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2018 11:21)

Iran`s Women Standing Strong

As Iran’s women continue to rise and fly their Hijabs... Woe be unto the Mullahs

(OXFORD) - Iranian women speaking 29 Iranian women were arrested for challenging Iran’s theocratic regime. But they have just begun to fight.

Women across the country climbed on telecom boxes, took off their headscarves and waved them aloft on sticks, protesting the law that makes wearing the hijab compulsory. Now, nearly 30 women are behind bars, with at least one being held on $100,000 bail. That won't stop the movement.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-30-2017 11:06)

Syrian War Winding Down - What`s Next?

If the war ended now it would take 10 to 15 years for Syria’s per capita GDP to return to pre-conflict levels.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Erdogan-Putin-Rouhani Russia appears to be taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end the seven-year civil war all but won by Assad with Russia's backing.

Syrian forces have reclaimed most of the country from Islamist militants and insurgents who had sought to topple Assad, including rebel groups backed by the U.S. and some of its allies.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2017 23:53)

Now You See It, Soon You Won`t.

Ten countries that could disappear in the next twenty years...

(PENDER ISLAND, British Columbia) - Salem-News.com Thomas Edsel writes in the NYT that Trump is so ignorant, he is not even aware of his own ignorance. Edsel concludes his column with:

Given the magnitude of the problems that lie ahead and the embedded contradictions that make them difficult to solve, we face precisely the kind of world President Trump is least equipped for, mentally and morally.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2017 17:02)

Reality and the U.S.-Made Famine in Yemen

We must continually educate ourselves about the reality of what our nation’s actions mean to the world’s poor.

(CHICAGO, Ill.) - Yemen refugee camp As part of her high school talk, Sabia prepared a handout to show where refugees are the most welcomed. One detail astonished her.

In FY 2016, the U.S. admitted 84,995 refugees, but Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab world took in 117,000 new refugees and migrants in 2016, and hosts more than 255,000 refugees from Somalia. Yemen is now beginning to host the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. What's more, the country is regularly targeted by Saudi and U.S. airstrikes.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2016 11:49)

Tractatus Terroismo Philosophicus

A message of tragedy, and inspiration to choose otherwise.

(LONDON) - war on terror If terrorism is the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims
then to surrender to terror is to become a terrorist

To surrender to terror is to retaliate using violence and genocidal tactics in the pursuit of Globalist political aims
But the West can’t become a terrorist
For the West was already a terrorist...

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2016 12:27)

Bahraini King Meets an Israeli Rabbi

Is this the prelude to further persecution of other resistance factions in the Middle-East region?

(TEL AVIV) - Hezbollah flag According to Jerusalem Post, the Bahraini despot Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa met with Rabbi Marc Schneier, the president of the Foundation of Ethnic Understanding, in the Bahraini capital of Manama.

The Bahraini King sees the direct relation with Tel Aviv only a matter of time.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2016 12:13)

Iran`s Political Maneuvers After the Parliamentary Election

Iran's Sunni MPs refuted the vicious Saudi allegations and defeated the Saudi efforts to stoke the fire of sedition and national unity in Iran.

(TEHRAN) - Ahmet Davutoglu The Iranian capital recently saw the shuttle diplomacy of various international personalities, namely Turkish Prime Minster Ahmet Davutoğlu.

The Turkish Premier in his negotiations with Iranian officials, has shown the dramatic change in Turkey's stance, as the two parties searched for a peaceful solution for the Syrian crisis.

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