Category: International

From Ferguson to Fallujah and from Kenya to Kiev, the Fifth Column presents the international news stories you won’t find anywhere else.

Where We Go From Here

(NM) –  I. What a difference election day makes. “Make June the end of May,” they said; and so they did. Theresa May has gone from being the adored “mummy” of Tory activists, whose secret strength according to A N…

Israel: 50 Years of Occupation Abuses

Jerusalem (HRW) – Fifty years after Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip, it controls these areas through repression, institutionalized discrimination, and systematic abuses of the Palestinian population’s rights, Human Rights Watch said today. At least five categories of…