VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 4 March 2013

6 March 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

UNICEF: “Israel Mistreats Detained Palestinian Children”
IMEMC – The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) issued a report stating that Israel is mistreating Palestinian children it is holding in its detention and interrogation centers, and added that the abuse against the children is systematic. …

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ICH 6 March 2013: Viva Chavez: On the Legacy of Hugo Chávez

6 March 2013 — Information Clearing House 

Venezuelans Mourn Late President Hugo Chavez

By Al-Jazeera

“I love him,” said Iris Dicuro, 62, who came from the northeastern city of Puerto La Cruz and wore a shirt with the words “Forward Comandante.” “I want to bid farewell because he was a good man who gave everything to the poor.”



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Democracy, Disillusion and The Political Process By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin

7 March, 2013Global Research

A new nationwide opinion poll in Ireland has shown that people are becoming more and more disillusioned with the political process leading one to wonder if democracy (people rule) has simply become demopsefia (people vote). This type of disillusionment is becoming widespread across Europe in general. While no one is naive enough to believe all the promises of politicians, in recent years the desires of the electorate seem to be ever more blatantly subsumed to the financial interests/problems of recent governments.

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