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Israeli Voters Embrace Netanyahu and Permanent Occupation of the Palestinian People

Interview with Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, conducted by Scott Harris

U.S. Charges Against Julian Assange Pose Serious Threat to Press Freedom

Interview with Joe Emersberger, an independent Canadian-based journalist, conducted by Scott Harris

Salvadoran Man on the Border Explains Why He and His Family Seek Asylum in the U.S.

Interview with Nelson, a Salvadoran migrant waiting for his chance to apply for U.S. asylum, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary April 17, 2019

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Former Gaddafi militia commander blindsides world powers with advance on Tripoli
  • Climate change is fueling the U.S. border crisis
  • New era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto

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