Middle East

Palestine: Media Forum Addresses Palestinian Rights

750 delegates from 65 countries attended the Palestine Media Forum Tawasol 3 in Istanbul on November 17-18, 2018. CSP-Conlutas media workgroup For the first time there were representatives from Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. The Forum addressed how worldwide media deals unfairly with the rights of the Palestinian people vis-a-vis the...

Brazil: Backlash Against Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

President Jair Bolsonaro announcement about recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel brought controversy. CSP-Conlutas Communication Workgroup On November 7, 2018 Brazilians living in the West Bank held a protest in front of Brazilian embassy in Ramallah. Egyptian government cancelled an official visit of a Brazilian delegation led...

Against Trump’s Sanctions on Iran!

In May, US President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was pulling out of the nuclear deal between Iran, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China, signed by Barack Obama in 2015. He also announced the resumption of sanctions against Iran in two phases within 90 and 180 days. By Fabio Bosco On...

Turkish parliamentarian Erkan Bas stands in solidarity with Daniel Ruiz

Dear Ambassador, We’d like to inform the government of Argentina through you that, Daniel Ruiz, whom you have been keeping in jail for a period of almost 2 months, has sisters and brothers also in Turkey. Daniel Ruiz, having been kept in jail, depending on a freak named “Preventive Arrest”,...

The Saudi Machine to eliminate Dissidents

The news website “Middle East Eye” published information on Firqat el Nemr (Tiger Squad in Arab). By Fabio Bosco, from São Paulo In his article “The Saudi Death Squad MBS Uses To Silence Dissent” from 10/22/2018, the journalist Mustafa Abu Sneineh paints a portrait on the Tiger Squad, which has the...

Crisis Around Jamal Khashoggi Intensifies!

On October 23, the Turkish president Recep Erdogan addressed his parliamentary bloc about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder inside Saudi consulate premises in Istambul on October 2, 2018. By Fabio Bosco Erdogan gathered information already publicized by Turkish media. He stated that the murder was premeditated and demanded independent probe and...

Seminar Addresses Oslo Accords and Perspectives For Palestine!

An important conference on the 25th anniversary of Oslo Accords was held on October 22-23, 2018 at Sao Paulo University, in Brazil.By CSP Conlutas Communication Workgroup The London-based Middle East Monitor, Common Action Forum together with Sao Paulo University Arab Studies and International Relations organized this third conference. The first conference...

Palestinian Journalist Visits Brazil

Palestinian journalist Mohammad Hamdan visited Brazil and held a lecture at Sao Paulo Catholic University professor’s union on October 4, 2018. By CSP Conlutas Communication Workgroup He addressed the current situation in Palestine under occupation of the Zionist forces and the challenges journalists face to cover the Palestinian struggle for liberation. The...

IWL-FI On The Loss Of Arab Marxist Thinker Salameh Kaileh

The leadership of the International Workers’ League (Fourth International) and the United Socialist Workers Party of Brazil (PSTU) extends its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the great Marxist Arab thinker Salameh Kaileh, who passed away on Tuesday October 2, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. His health has...

Yemen New Protests In Al-Mahra

The Yemenites of Al-Mahra province demonstrated against the construction of a Saudi military basis this week according to Al-Jazeera. By Fabio Bosco, Al-Mahra is on the border with Oman. It has been under Saudi and Emirati military control since December 2017. 70% of all Yemenite imports come from Oman through that...

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