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The Latest: Rebel official says UN 'responsible' for deaths

gas attackA top Syrian rebel representative says he holds U.N. mediator Staffan De Mistura "personally responsible" for the suspected chemical weapons attack that killed more than 70 people in northern Syria one day ago.

Mohammad Alloush, the rebels' chief negotiator at U.N.-mediated talks with the Syrian government, said the U.N.'s Special Envoy for Syria's must begin labeling the Syrian government as responsible for killing civilians. He said U.N.'s silence "legitimizes" the strategy.

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EU critcizes Israel's West Bank demolitions policy

EU criticizes Israel demolitionThe European Union expressed frustration with Israel's continued demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank in a high-level meeting last week, according to Israel's Haaretz newspaper.

In the  meeting with the Israeli foreign ministry's newly appointed director-general, the EU ambassador read out a stern joint statement message, saying Israel was failing in its international legal obligations and needed to change its policy.

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Israel denying aid workers access to Gaza: Human Rights Watch

Israel denies aid workers access to GazaThe Israeli military is restricting aid workers' access to Gaza, the activist organization Human Rights Watch said.

In a 47-page report released Sunday, the New York City-based group said the workers who document human rights abuses are routinely denied access as they attempt to pass from Israel to Gaza. The travel restrictions contradict Israel's statement that it relies on human rights organizations as an important source of information for investigations of possible crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza war, the report says.

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Appeals court won't release Gitmo force-feeding videos

Gitmo videos will not be releasedA federal appeals court won't order the government to release graphic videos of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate being force-fed during a hunger strike.

The ruling on Friday said the public has no constitutional right to see the videos, which were filed in court records in a legal dispute involving the inmate. The court also said any First Amendment right of access is outweighed by concerns that release could harm national security.

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Protesters Take On Settlements In ‘Biggest Ever Jewish-Led Protest’ Of AIPAC

Anti-Aipac protest

On Sunday, hundreds of mostly young, American Jews rallied in Washington, D.C., during the first day of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2017 Convention, to protest the expansion of Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

“We’re protesting [AIPAC] en masse as Jews to say that to be Jewish in America at this moment doesn’t mean to support Israel unconditionally,” said 25-year-old Yonah Lieberman, one of the co-founders of the anti-settlement group IfNotNow, which spearheaded the protest in Washington D.C.

Lieberman described Sunday’s march as “the biggest ever Jewish-led protest of AIPAC.”

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In a first, former CIA captive appeals Guantánamo trial to Supreme Court

Gitmo trial appealed to Supreme CourtLawyers for the man accused of orchestrating the USS Cole bombing are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in the military tribunal here using accounts of the captive’s CIA torture drawn from declassified documents and an interrogator’s recent memoirs.

The 38-page petition with hundreds of pages of supporting documents describes Abd al Rahim al Nashiri’s being sodomized, kept naked and kenneled like a dog, crammed into a box the size of an office safe and being threatened with a revved power drill while hanging shackled and nude from a cell ceiling.

And that’s from the portion that isn’t blacked out.

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Dozens killed when Somali refugee boat is fired on in Red Sea

Somais die when ship fired uponDozens of people were killed and many more injured when a boat carrying Somali refugees was fired upon in the Red Sea, human rights groups said Friday.

The death toll was reported between 33 and 42 people, including women and children.

The New York Times reported it took several hours to bring the boat ashore. When it was finally brought to port, a grisly scene unfolded as bodies were laid on the ground and bloodied survivors were taken to hospitals in Yemen.

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