Human Rights

Israel Bulldozes Palestinian Homes in Naqab

NAQAB, June 21, 2011 (WAFA) – Bulldozers of the Israeli Ministry of Interior, under police protection, Tuesday demolished Palestinian homes in several Arab villages unrecognized by the Israeli government in Naqab, in southern Israel. Three homes have been demolished so far, and Israeli army forces are roaming additional areas in […]

Malta: European Asylum Support Office inagurated, Malmström underlines need for common European asylum system

Wide divergences in how member states process claims for asylum must be significantly reduced, says EU Commissioner responsible for migration issues Cecilia Malmström. European Commissioner for home affairs Cecilia Malmström today inaugurated the European Asylum Support office (EASO), a new European Union agency based in Malta. The documents of establishment were […]

Muslim hearings recall my life in internment camp

Editor’s note: Rep. Michael Honda, D-California, is senior Democratic whip and a member of House Budget and Appropriations Committees. (CNN) — Who would have thought that my early childhood experience in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II would offer such useful insight, 65 years later, in determining the […]