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African Migrants

Close the Torture Houses in North Sinai and Egypt

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact
Suzette Standring

Every day Meron Estafamos answers her phone with an aching heart. From torture houses in Egypt, Eritrean hostages plead for ransom on a captor's cell phone. Help me.

Israel Readies For Mass Deportation Campaign Targeting African Migrants

Haaretz | Ilan Lior | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

Israel is preparing to start a large-scale campaign to pressure immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea to voluntarily leave the country after the September...

Glenn Beck and Danny Danon: An Unholy Alliance?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

While other nations witness how divisive American politics currently is -- with Glenn Beck at the forefront of the over-the-top rhetoric -- it remains to be seen why Israel would allow itself to be a staging ground for his extreme brand of political theater.

"The Second Time as Farce": Lebanon's Al Akhbar newspaper

Ben S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben S. Cohen

Marx's observation, proffered in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, about history repeating itself first as tragedy, then as farce, has been r...

Libya Shipwreck Tragedy Highlights Plight Of African Migrants Who Risk Everything To Live

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than 200 African migrants are feared dead after three boats capsized off the coast of Libya Friday. The 23 people who were rescued relayed that t...