THE LEGAL MURDER OF GEORGE STINNEY

In a South Carolina prison on June 16, 1944, guards walked a 14-year-old Black boy, bible tucked under his arm, to the electric chair. He used the bible as a booster seat. At 5′ 1″ and 95 pounds, the straps didn’t fit, and an electrode was too big for his leg. The switch was pulled,…

Confession of an Israeli traitor: “The occupation is destroying our own society, too” – Assaf Gavron’s

I was an Israel Defense Forces soldier in Gaza 27 years ago, during the first intifada. We patrolled the city and the villages and the refugee camps and encountered angry teenagers throwing stones at us. We responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Now those seem like the good old days. Since then, the conflict…

Palestine: NSCIA Condemns FG’s Position

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned in strong terms the decision of the federal government to abstain from voting for the freedom of the people of Palestine. The secretary-general of NSCIA, Prof Ishaq Oloyede made the position of the body known at a news conference in Ilorin, Kwara State yesterday. While…