VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 25 March 2013: Israel’s government of settlers

25 March 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

On day 236 of Hunger Strike, Issawi’s Heart rate drops
IMEMC – Palestinian prisoner Samer al Issawi is near death, according to doctors, after spending 236 days without food to challenge the Israeli policy of ‘administrative detention’, in which Palestinians are imprisoned for extended periods without trial. …

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ICH 26 March 2013: Chris Hedges: The Day TV News Died

26 March 2013 — Information Clearing House

Jihadists, Not Assad, Apparently Behind Reported Chemical Attack In Syria

By Anshel Pfeffer

The explosion claimed the lives of Syrian Armed Forces soldiers who are apparently loyal to Assad, and the Syrian government was quick to demand an international investigation of the incident. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34403.htm


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The Cyprus Eurocrisis: The Beginning of the End of the Eurozone? By Nicos Trimikliniotis

26 March 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 790

The Cyprus crisis is essentially a Eurozone crisis which threatens the very foundations of the European Union (EU). This small island economy, only 0.2 per cent of the Eurozone, is proving to be ‘systemic’ at the political, social and economic level. The Cyprus crisis is a manifestation of a deep crisis of democracy and equality in EU institutions, which subordinates the democratic will of the people to finance interests. More significantly, it is threatening the European integration project itself as it is only the beginning of a process.

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Media Lens: Heading For A Different Planet By David Cromwell

26 March 2013 — Media Lens

Global Warming, Propaganda-Journalism And The Definition Of Insanity

The systematic propaganda of the corporate media – its deep-rooted antipathy towards upholding proper journalistic standards in the public interest – extends to its coverage of human-induced climate change. The Independent recently delivered a masterpiece of headline obfuscation with: ‘World cools on global warming as green fatigue sets in.’

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