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Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: Inter Press Service

Landmines, unexploded ordnances and discarded ammunition pose a risk to Libya's population and have injured scores of civilians.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: IPS News

Security forces have been creating disruptions more frequently of late, in light of Egyptian and Tunisian uprisings, and release of the Palestinian Papers.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2010, Source: IPS News

"The line between political activism and security is becoming increasingly blurred by the authorities who are trying to criminalise dissent."

Posted on: Jul 7, 2010, Source: IPS News

Tensions mount as Israel continues to force Palestinians out of their homes -- an act that violates a host of UN resolutions.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2009, Source: IPS News

A safe walk to school is something many American children take for granted. Not so for many Palestinian youths who are facing attacks from Israeli settlers.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2009, Source: IPS News

Most Palestinian children are held for stone-throwing, which can bring a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment, five years less than the average murder sentence in Israel.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2009, Source: IPS News

Back to school in Gaza: "Sometimes when we hear Israeli planes flying overhead we are scared that they are going to bomb us again and that makes it hard to study."

Posted on: Jul 21, 2009, Source: IPS News

Israel's actions are strangling the Palestinian economy and making Palestinians more reliant on foreign aid, the EU said.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2009, Source: IPS News

"The peace process has been moving at the speed of a tortoise," said Yasser Abed Rabo. "Netanyahu has flipped it over on its back."

Posted on: Mar 19, 2009, Source: IPS News

The teargas canister which hit Tristan Anderson is a new variety being used by the IDF, and is particularly lethal if fired directly at people.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2009, Source: IPS News

An unofficial war between Israeli settlers and Palestinian villagers over the continued land expropriation continues unabated.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2009, Source: IPS News

The repeated bombing of clearly marked civilian buildings is a flagrant violation of international law.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2008, Source: IPS News

As Israeli airstrikes continue, protesters take to the streets.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: IPS News

As peace negotiations supposedly continue, there are approximately 430,000 Israeli settlers residing illegally in the West Bank.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2008, Source: IPS News

The act was anything but unusual, but the victim wasn't just another traveler.