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Gaza’s only power plant taken offline by strikes; locals hunker down during the Eid holiday

As Palestinians in Gaza observe the breakfasting feast, or Eid, Israeli officials indicated an expansion of the military ground operation and air strikes and tank...

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:19 pm

Valparaiso, Chile rebuilds after massive April fires

In the Chilean port city of Valparaíso, residents are starting to rebuild after massive fires killed fifteen people and leveled nearly three thousand homes this...

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:54 am

FSRN Weekly Edition – July 25, 2014

West Bank tension escalates as protesters call for Intifada; assaults on Gaza continue Eric Garner buried amid fresh calls for NYPD accountability New Haven homeless...

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 11:00 am

West Bank tension escalates as protesters call for Intifada; assaults on Gaza continue

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has submitted a ceasefire proposal to Hamas and the government of Israel. According to the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz, Kerry’s...

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 10:40 am

Eric Garner buried amid fresh calls for NYPD accountability

Funeral services were held Wednesday for Eric Garner, an African-American man who died while he was being arrested by New York Police officers in Staten...

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 10:33 am

New Haven homeless erect a second tent encampment on city property

Three dozen people — homeless residents of New Haven, Connecticut and their supporters — marched ten blocks from a Catholic Worker house of hospitality to...

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 3:10 pm

100 days on, more than 200 Nigerian school girls still missing after Boko Haram kidnapping

Nigerians and members of various rights groups took to the streets to mark 100 days of abduction of more than two hundred school girls by...

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 2:29 pm

UN to probe war crimes in Gaza; FSRN’s Rami Almeghari shares his experience as his family is displaced

The number of people killed in thecontext of what Israel calls Operation Protective Edge continues to climb. The United Nations Human Rights Council met in...

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:04 pm

Taking to the skies to circumvent “ag-gag” laws

If you eat meat produced in the United States, chances are the livestock spent at least part of its life at a confined animal feeding...

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:38 pm

Joko Widodo confirmed president-elect of Indonesia

For the first time in Indonesia’s democratic history the country has a President who is not from the military or political elite. According to official...

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 2:36 pm