Articles by Robert Mackey

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Trump and Netanyahu Dictate Terms of Palestinian Surrender to Israel and Call It Peace
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 10 Feb 2020

29 Jan 2020 – Donald Trump unveiled “a vision for peace,” which permits Israel to annex much of the occupied West Bank, offering the Palestinians only limited autonomy.

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Julian Assange Arrested in London After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum; U.S. Requests Extradition
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 15 Apr 2019

11 Apr 2019 – The WikiLeaks founder was arrested by British police who were invited into Ecuador’s London embassy today after his asylum was withdrawn. This breaking news report will be updated throughout the day.

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Swedish Woman Shows Quiet Power of Civil Disobedience as She Blocks a Deportation (video)
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 30 Jul 2018

25 Jul 2018 – Elin Ersson, a Swedish student, refused to take her seat on a commercial flight unless a man being deported to Afghanistan was removed from the plane first.

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Israel Opens Fire on Palestinian Protesters in Gaza; Trump Envoy Blames “Hostile March”
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 2 Apr 2018

Updated: Saturday, March 31, 9:09 a.m. EDT – This report was updated with more video of unarmed Palestinian protesters being shot by Israeli snipers in Gaza on Friday [30 Mar], a revised death toll, statements from rights groups, Israel’s military and Hamas.

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Israel Jails Ahed Tamimi’s Mother for Facebook Live Video of Palestinian Teen Slapping Soldier
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 26 Mar 2018

Ahed Tamimi was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wed [21 Mar] for slapping an Israeli soldier. Her mother will also be jailed for broadcasting the confrontation, which was streamed live on Facebook, and also sentenced to eight months in prison.

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Ireland Set to Have Its First Openly Gay Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 5 Jun 2017

Leo Varadkar, a gay lawmaker, was elected the leader of Ireland’s ruling Fine Gael party on Friday [2 Jun 2017], making him the country’s prime minister-elect, set to take power after the Irish parliament reconvenes in 10 days. Varadkar, a doctor who served as health minister, came out about his sexuality during a live radio interview in 2015.

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If Russian Intelligence Did Hack the DNC, the NSA Would Know, Snowden Says
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 1 Aug 2016

The NSA has tools that should make it possible to trace the source of the hack. Even though the Director of National Intelligence usually opposes making such evidence public, he argued, this is a case in which the agency should do so, if only to discourage future attacks.

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Spain’s Radical Left Podemos Party Refuses to Sell Out
Robert Mackey – The Intercept, 7 Mar 2016

During an impassioned speech to parliament, Iglesias said that his radical left party, which is now Spain’s third largest, would not allow the “miserable” leader of the more mainstream Socialists, Pedro Sánchez, to become prime minister because he had adopted the economic policies of the right.

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