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23 November 2000 Edition

How the US media backs Israeli colonialism

23 November 2000

In an article abridged from Al-Ahram Weekly, November 2-8, 2000, Issue No. 506, noted Palestinian academic, author and human rights campaigner DR EDWARD SAID discusses the biased coverage of the US media towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. That coverage, he says, amounts to a victory for Zionism, a travesty of justice given the reality of ongoing Israeli repression and the denial of rights to the Palestinian people. He writes in a week when Israeli attack helicopters and warships have carried out a massive bombardment in the Gaza Strip in what Israel termed retaliation for an attack on a school bus. Free article

Peru celebrates as Fujimori goes

23 November 2000

On Sunday 19 November, the longest serving Latin American leader, Alberto Fujimori, announced while on a private visit to Japan that he would quit his position as president of Peru within 48 hours. Fujimori's exit ends a decade of hard-line rule, leaving a country embroiled in economic downturn, a spy chief still at large and an uneasy military uneasy facing a potential string of criminal court cases for human rights abuses. Free article

Comhdháil le Caomhnú nó Cur i gCéill

23 November 2000

Thosaigh comhdháil mór ar an Luan 13 Samhain in Le Hague le staidéar a dhéanamh ar an timpeallacht agus an tionchar atá ag an chine daonna air. Mairfidh an comhdháil ar feadh coicíse agus 180 náisiún páirteach. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine

AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:

  • The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
  • It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
  • There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.

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Back issue: Armagh prisoners' decision final

23 November 2000

THE republican women protest prisoners in Armagh Jail have taken a decision in principle to hunger strike in an intensification of their campaign for political status, despite appeals from the Republican Movement advising them against such action. Free article


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