A Eurovision like no other: Israel’s war on Gaza takes centre stage | Israel War on Gaza News

[ad_1] Stockholm, Sweden – Malmo is rarely the centre of attention, but this week, the spotlight is on as the Eurovision Song Contest dominates Sweden’s third-largest city. More than 150 million people tune into the annual competition that organisers say is apolitical. This year’s event is likely to be far from it, however. Israel is … Read more

In Texas, pro-Palestine university protesters clash with state leaders | Israel War on Gaza News

[ad_1] Austin, Texas – “It didn’t feel real.” That’s how Alishba Javaid, a student at the University of Texas at Austin, describes the moment when she saw roughly 30 state troopers walk onto the campus lawn. Javaid and hundreds of her classmates had gathered on the grass, in the shadow of the campus’s 94-metre limestone … Read more

Palestinian employee of German development agency ‘abused’ in Israeli jail | Israel War on Gaza News

[ad_1] Berlin, Germany – A Palestinian employee of Germany’s state-funded development agency has been imprisoned in Israel for more than a month, where she has been beaten and subject to abusive and humiliating treatment, her family members and lawyer say. Baraa Odeh, 34, works for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), and was detained … Read more

In Ukraine, low hopes for the liberation of lands occupied by Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] Kyiv, Ukraine – Natalya Brovko doesn’t believe that Ukraine will be whole again. In recent months, Ukrainian forces have been slowly retreating in the eastern Donbas region amid excruciating losses, and top brass warn that the front line may burst open because of dire shortages of ammunition and manpower. “With all these retreats, I … Read more

Indian Gulf workers: The unlikely voters parties are wooing for elections | India Election 2024

[ad_1] Thiruvananthapuram, India – The hum of conversation was replaced by a crescendo of high-pitched political slogans in the packed auditorium, as Shafi Parambil took to the stage. The 41-year-old politician from the Indian National Congress launched into a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kerala state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. “Every vote … Read more