Hebron Report 15.02.2019 — International Solidarity Movement

Qeitun On the morning of February 14, 2019, ISM activists were forced to leave the Shuhada Street area as it was declared a closed military zone. The activists were monitoring the Qurtuba checkpoint, which is passed every morning by teachers and children going to school. Palestinians are regularly targeted and harassed by settlers and the… via […]

The First Dungannon Convention — seamus dubhghaill

The first Dungannon Convention of the Ulster Volunteers on February 15, 1782 calls for an independent Irish parliament. This is the parliament that Henry Grattan also campaigns for and later becomes known as “Grattan’s parliament.” The Irish Volunteers are a part-time military force whose original purpose is to guard against invasion and to preserve law […] […]

Extreme Sports – Selection Of 2017

For all you fans of the extreme, here’s a selection of some of the most exhilarating sporting events to have taken place in 2017. Hopefully your dinner will stay down during this. Ain’t life grand? If you enjoyed this, please share

UN: 10,000 new jobs to be created in Gaza —

UN Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov yesterday revealed that the UN is preparing work projects to create 10,000 job opportunities in the Gaza Strip.During his participation in the Palestine Youth Summit 2030 – which was held simultaneously in the besieged Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank – Mladenov said: “We are working on specific projects aiming… via […]

Arlo Guthrie & Family Sing Deportees In Tribute To Mary Travers

The song, Deportees, is one of Woody Guthrie‘s most popular. It can be heard in musical sessions across the island of Ireland being made famous by Christy Moore here. It laments the way in which migrant workers, who cross the border from Mexico into the US, are used to harvest the crops before being deported, […]

Russian Military Exoskeleton – Robocop Made Real With Weaponized Bionics?

Advancements in military technology are now entering the realm of sci-fi. Perhaps they always were. New developments in the field of exoskeletons has meant that ‘new’ soldiers are being created. These bionic suits can assist troopers in becoming more efficient in carrying out their duties. They serve to increase strength and stamina as the suit […]