The ‘Most Brutal Attacks’ on Jews in Europe Driven by Anti-Zionism, Says Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Animus toward Israel is increasingly responsible for attacks on Jews in Europe, said Algemeiner editor-in-chief Dovid Efune during an interview with...

Brennan Center Praises NY Senate’s Vote to Restore Voting Rights of Parolees

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: SentencingProject Wednesday, the New York Senate voted to automatically restore voting rights to people upon release from prison. New York is...

In Yemen’s man-made catastrophe, women and girls pay the price |

Abia – whose name we have changed for her privacy and protection – was worried, too.  Since I got pregnant, I had been living in...

Thurgood Marshall’s Pursuit of Racial Justice Lives on Today at Innocence Project

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Wikimedia Commons The following article was written by Christina Swarns the Executive Director of the Innocence Project regarding the influence of...

Jewish Children Exposed to ‘Widespread Antisemitism’ in Schools in Malmo, Sweden, New Study Concludes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The small number of Jewish children attending public schools in the Swedish city of Malmo experience “widespread antisemitism,” according to a...

Relief programmes hit by ongoing crisis in Myanmar, UN humanitarian office says |

Factors such as closure of banks, interruptions to payments and cash withdrawal systems, and reported increase in price of basic commodities like food and fuel...

Retired NYPD Cop Charged With Assaulting Capitol Hill Cop

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A retired NYPD officer who had been assigned for a time to work perimeter security at City Hall and at...

Podcast: A child surviving the Łódź Ghetto |

BRONI ZAJBERTMEXICO CITY, MEXICOBORN 1933, POLANDTOPICS:     ANTISEMETIC MEASURES    DAILY LIFE IN LODZ GHETTO    ANYTHING TO SURVIVE    HIDING FROM THE GRAVE    LIBERATION    DANGER OF HATE  ...

Netherlands Pays Tribute to ‘February Strike’ on 80th Anniversary of Mass Solidarity Action with...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Netherlands on Thursday marked the 80th anniversary of the “February Strike” in Amsterdam and other Dutch cities and towns against...

AOC, Democrats to FEMA: Time to Upgrade Puerto Rico Electric Grid

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Today, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Nydia Velázquez and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer led a group of 14 House and Senate...

Podcast – UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva – Belarus, Eritrea and the U.S. at the...

In this week’s show we’re covering: Belarus, Eritrea and the US at the Human Rights Council, during the first week of its month-long new session in Geneva.   And after gunmen abducted...

Tennessee Republican Senator Hires Adviser Known for Racist Writings

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: SPLC An anti-immigrant extremist with ties to the white nationalist movement is presently advising Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), according to a...

Tulsa Police Search for Two Suspects for Vandalism of Holocaust Memorial Statues at Jewish...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are searching for two suspects who destroyed statues dedicated to child victims of the Holocaust at the...

New Bill Seeks to Keep White Supremacists Out of Military

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-San Bernardino, has introduced a bill with seven recommendations to prevent white nationalists from infiltrating the U.S....

WHO-backed policy brief calls for action to address ‘long COVID’ |

The document summarizes what is known so far about “long COVID” and how countries are addressing the condition, whose troubling symptoms include severe fatigue...

South Sudan: UN agencies support nationwide polio vaccination campaign |

An outbreak of the life-threatening disease, which mainly affects children under five, was first declared last September and has spread to 17 counties in...

Trudeau, Zelensky Among World Leaders Extending Purim Holiday Wishes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A number of world leaders Thursday extended well wishes for the Purim holiday, on the eve of the joyous festival celebrating...

Preta Rara: Black Maid-Turned-Star Taking on Racism in Brazil

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses targeting marginalized...

News in Brief 25 February 2021 |

This is the News in Brief from the United Nations.  ECOWAS and UN strongly condemn election-related violence in Niger  The West African bloc ECOWAS and the...

West Africa steps up efforts to tackle latest Ebola threat |

So far, nine cases have been reported in Guinea, leading to five deaths. While there have been no confirmed cases beyond the West African...

COVID-19 halts African migrants’ journeys – CAJ News Africa

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ...

Maya Wiley Rallies Black Women in Bid to Become NYC Mayor

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses targeting marginalized...

Belarus human rights situation deteriorating further, warns UN rights chief |

In comments to the Geneva forum on Thursday, the High Commissioner for Human Rights insisted that curbs on demonstrators had got worse since last August’s poll...

Producers Behind Controversial ‘Nurses’ Episode Apologize for False Portrayal of Orthodox Jews

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Canadian producers apologized for the offensive and inaccurate portrayal of Orthodox Jews in an episode of its television medical drama “Nurses”...