Daily Archives: December 22, 2017

Palestine | Israeli forces imprison 16-year-old Palestinian girl, her mother, and her cousin – after shooting another cousin in the face

By Jaclynn Ashley

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Ahed Tamimi, a prominent 16-year-old Palestinian activist, has been detained during a pre-dawn raid on her home by the Israeli army and border police in the occupied West Bank.

Spain | Pro-Independence Parties Win Majority in Catalonia Elections, A Blow to Madrid

Pro-independence parties have won an absolute majority in elections in the Spanish region of Catalonia, dealing a blow to the Spanish government under Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

The election was called after Madrid sacked the Catalan government and arrested many secessionist leaders, after they tried to declare independence following a disputed referendum in October.