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Iraqi vice-president on Sunni oppression, Nouri Al-Maliki and sectarian division

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

"The Iraqi tradition was built upon forgiveness and acceptance of the other on the basis of the national identity. This was eliminated in 2003 and the years that followed. Affiliation became linked to sects and race, which superseded the affiliation to the nation and therefore the national affiliation disappeared. This is a product of the occupation."

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Meshaal speaks to Anadolu on the state of the resistance, negotiations and regional politics

INTERVIEW

The Zionist enemy made two mistakes. First, it led the negotiations, through Egyptian mediators, to a dead-end and aborted all political efforts to reach an agreement, and therefore it must bear the responsibility for its actions. The second mistake is that it violated the ceasefire hours before it ended and lied, once again, to the international community and American administration (just as it had previously deluded them and broke the ceasefire

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Rich Wiles on photography, de-colonisation and resistance

Rich Wiles

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND IMAGES

"Palestinian voices are not heard in the media and when they do break into the media they're diluted, or told what to say, or their language is changed, or they're misquoted or misrepresented. So what I'm trying to do is use my own work as a platform for which Palestinians can say whatever they want to say in their own language."

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Goldstone report member tells MEMO Israel's record "shows its contempt for real accountability"

Hina JilaniEXCLUSIVE

Hina Jilani, senior lawyer at the Supreme Court in Pakistan and human rights activist, was a member of the UN Fact Finding Mission on Gaza in 2009 led by Richard Goldstone. Jilani served on the panel alongside Christine Chinkin and Desmond Travers. The Mission issued the Goldstone report following its conclusion. In exclusive comments to the Middle East Monitor she tells us that Israel needs to be held accountable for its violations of international law.

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