McDonald’s Malaysia says it will drop RM6mil suit against BDS Malaysia [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: McDonald’s Malaysia today said it will withdraw its brand defamation legal suit against pro-Palestinian group Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Malaysia. Last December, Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd, the licensee of McDonald’s in Malaysia, demanded BDS Malaysia to issue an apology over alleged defamatory statements and RM6 million in special damages. McDonald’s Malaysia managing

War on Gaza: Children sleep in chicken cages in Rafah as families grow desperate to find shelter

Finding shelter in the Gaza Strip, whether in a basic tent on the street or in an overcrowded classroom, has become a luxury for hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians. Israel‘s offensive has rendered Gaza almost uninhabitable in just four months. The Israeli army has destroyed or damaged more than half of the buildings in Gaza and continues to steadily shrink safe or liveable

War on Gaza: Families of captives travel to the Hague to urge Hamas ICC investigation

Relatives of those captured by Hamas say they hope probe could lead to arrest of group’s leadership abroad A group of Israelis whose relatives are being held captive by Hamas in Gaza have travelled to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague to file a complaint against the Palestinian group. The delegation, organised by the Hostages and Missing

Is Israel systematically targeting Gaza’s scientists, scholars and doctors?

Israel is deliberately eliminating top scientists, doctors and academics in Gaza, the loss of whom will leave an incalculable impact on Palestinian society in Gaza. They are especially targeting those qualified in rare specialisms who have left a gaping hole behind them, which will be extremely difficult to fill. Repeated Israeli threats didn’t deter renowned Palestinian writer, poet,