Day: February 16, 2013

Israel’s cover-ups

BDUL RAHMAN AL-RASHED ARABNEWS Sunday 17 February 2013 We are usually highly critical of Arab governments, accusing them of being outdated. We also blame them for having rigid commitment to policies of suppression and silence. But then we witness a country, such as Israel, displaying traits that are just as […]

Singaporeans protest over population plan – Thousands in tightly controlled city-state stage rare mass rally against proposal to increase population by 30 percent.

At least 4,000 people have staged one of Singapore’s largest-ever protests, a further sign of discontent over immigration policies and growing income disparities under the long-ruling People’s Action Party (PAP). The chief organiser of the rally, Gilbert Goh, said the protest on Saturday was a display of citizens’ unhappiness over […]