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Comment: The package of measures passed by Danish legislators in May is misguided, racist and undermines the justice system, writes Khaled Diab.

Comment: America is experiencing another outbreak of White Nativism, but this time the target is Muslims, writes Sahar Aziz.

Israel's decision to not recognise Ugandan Jews sparks anger

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Israel's decision to not recognise Ugandan Jews sparks anger

A decision by Israel's Interior Ministry to not recognise Uganda's Abayudaya community as Jewish caused an uproar in the Knesset on Monday.

Italy interior minister heads to Libya amid migrant crisis

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Italy interior minister heads to Libya amid migrant crisis

Matteo Salvini recently generated heavy international criticism for barring the Aquarius rescue ship carrying 630 migrants from docking in ...

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Arnold Isaacs

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Comment: In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not, writes Arnold Isaacs.

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UN sanctions six human traffickers in Libya

This marks the first time the UN body sanctioned the leaders of smuggling rings.

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Israel refuses to recognise Jewish Ugandan community

Israel has come under fire for its 'racist policies' after the interior ministry denied a Ugandan Jew from immigrating to the Jewish state.

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Kuwait seeks UN backing for Palestinian protection in Gaza

Kuwait has circulated a UN draft resolution on establishing an international protection mission for Palestinians in Gaza, following repeated ...

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UN considers first-ever sanctions on Libya people smugglers

The first ever sanctions targeting people smugglers in Libya are being considered by the UN.

Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to release 1,000 detained migrants

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Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to release 1,000 detained migrants

Abiy Ahmed's trip to Saudi Arabia marks his first official visit to a non-African country since becoming prime minister in April.

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UN urges Saudi Arabia to halt Yemen migrant deportations

Thousands of migrants have been deported by Saudi authorities to war-torn Yemen, with the UN urging Riyadh to halt the deportations.

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

Adama Manu

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

Blog: The long-time activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela was not just an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa, but also a prominent ...

Religious leaders decry alleged Syria chemical attack

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Religious leaders decry alleged Syria chemical attack

"Nothing can justify the use of such devices of extermination against defenceless people and populations": Religious chiefs form chorus of ...

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

David Sheen

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

Comment: Netanyahu's defunct UN migrant deal is a stark reminder of how little black lives matter in Israel, writes David Sheen.

Netanyahu suspends Israel-UN deal on resettling African migrants

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Netanyahu suspends Israel-UN deal on resettling African migrants

Netanyahu suspended a deal which would see the cancellation of the deportation of African refugees.

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Israel to resettle asylum seekers in Europe and Canada

Israel has canceled its plan to mass deport thousands of African asylum seekers, instead resettling them in western countries after reaching a deal with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Israel cancels its mass deportation of African asylum seekers

Israel has canceled its plan to mass deport thousands of African asylum seekers after reaching a deal with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Israel cancels its mass deportation of African asylum seekers

Israel has canceled its plan to mass deport thousands of African asylum seekers after reaching a deal with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Hundreds of African migrants detained in Yemen's Aden

More than 600 migrants who fled a range of countries along the Horn of Africa are detained and awaiting deportation in Yemen's temporary capital.

Israeli top rabbi calls black people 'monkeys' during sermon

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Israeli top rabbi calls black people 'monkeys' during sermon

One of Israel's chief rabbis has come under fire for likening African-Americans to monkeys during a recent sermon explaining Jewish law, local ...

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Netanyahu says African migrants a 'greater threat' than jihadis

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has praised an electrified fence running along the Israel-Egypt border, saying it kept out jihadists ...

The exile of Emel Mathlouthi, voice of Tunisia's youth

Jordan Elgrably

The exile of Emel Mathlouthi, voice of Tunisia's youth

Having found fame as the musical embodiment of the revolution, the singer is looking beyond the confines of 'world music', writes Jordan ...

EU says 16,000 migrants cleared from Libya camps

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EU says 16,000 migrants cleared from Libya camps

The EU announced it had succeeded in evacuating the majority of African refugees and migrants living in Libya's "detention camps" notorious for ...

Vigilante violence reminds us how little #BlackLivesMatter in Israel

David Sheen

Vigilante violence reminds us how little #BlackLivesMatter in Israel

Comment: People are finally speaking out against Netanyahu's migrant expulsion policy, but they must also insist the government rolls back its ...

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