Anti-terror police question schoolboy for wearing pro-Palestine badge

Teenager referred by his teachers after trying to raise money to help Palestinian children From Matt Broomfield in the Independent; A schoolboy has been questioned by anti-terrorism police because he wore a "Free Palestine" badge to school. Rahmaan Mohammadi's teachers at Challney High School for Boys in Luton referred him to police under Prevent - … Continue reading Anti-terror police question schoolboy for wearing pro-Palestine badge

BBC defends decision to censor the word “Palestine”

The broadcaster claims that allowing the lyric "free Palestine" would have comprised impartiality. In a ruling on 31 January, the BBC Trust defended its decision to censor the word "Palestine" from a freestyle by rapper Mic Righteous on 1xtra in February last year. In the performance (above), he rapped: "I still have the same beliefs … Continue reading BBC defends decision to censor the word “Palestine”

Palestine punished by US for daring to dream

The United States Congress has blocked nearly $200m in aid for the Palestinians, threatening projects such as food aid, health care, and support for efforts to build a functioning state. The decision to delay the payments runs counter to the wishes of the Obama administration and reflects Congressional anger at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's so … Continue reading Palestine punished by US for daring to dream