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Nobel Prize Committee: Award Sir Nicholas Winton the Nobel Peace Prize
Offbeat  (tags: humans, protection, activists, children, culture, death, education, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, movies, rights, safety, society, travel, world, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, interesting, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, world, ch )

Wendy
- 3 days ago - change.org
In 1939 a British man, Sir Nicholas Winton, saved 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia, which was under occupation by Nazi Germany. While risking his own life he organized train transports--Read more on the petition page -
Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 14-Year-Old in Kafr Qaddum
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, Human Rights, Illegal Israeli settlements, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, humans, freedoms, news, violence, safety, rights, world, corruption, dishonesty, law, sadness )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - maannews.com
A local popular resistance coordinator, Murad Shteiwi, said that hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, which set off following afternoon prayers toward an Israeli barricade that closes off the main entrance on the village's southern side.
Israeli Security Force Continues to Use Live Ammunition to Quell Demonstrations Even When Not in Mortal Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Israeli Security Forces, abuse, ethics, crime, corruption, freedoms, death, children, humans, government, news, law, politics, society, culture, world, safety, sadness, activists )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - btselem.org
In the last few months, B'Tselem has documented dozens of cases in the Ramallah area of the West Bank in which Palestinians were injured, some severely, by live ammunition fired by Israeli security forces.
My Journey From Zionism to Palestine Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'Be The Mondoweiss Megaphone' campaign, Israel, Palestine, ethics, society, culture, education, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, government, safety, world, activists, law )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Adam's story below shows the kind of simple self-disclosure that helps to build community and a stronger movement. We ask you to follow Adam's example and share your story with those in your community of why justice for Palestinians is important to you.
Knitting Nanas Against Gas
Environment  (tags: Australia, Knitting Nanas Against Gas, environmental protection, activism, protest, non-violent, activists )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - knitting-nannas.com
The idea of the Knitting Nannas is that of the iron fist in the soft fluffy yellow glove - there aren't many scarier things than a forthright woman in her prime. KNAG peacefully and productively protest against destruction of land & water
Chinese Town To Kill 10,000 Dogs For Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, Yulin Dog Meat Festival, stolen pets, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, humans, government, rights, sadness, abuse, activists, family, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Right now, over ten thousand dogs are being dragged to the southern Chinese province of Guangxi, where they will be slaughtered ~ sometimes boiled alive, sometimes strangled, sometimes throats slit or beaten to death ~ cooked, and eaten.
The Nakba Museum Project
Society & Culture  (tags: The Nakba Museum Project of Memory and H, mass expulsion, Palestinians human rights, West Bank-PALESTINE, Gaza, landgrabs, occupation, world, usa, activists, culture, americans, crime, news, movies, family, death, violence, media, law, internet )

Jess
- 21 days ago - nakbamuseumproject.com
Reclaiming the lost future - The Nakba Museum Project of Memory and Hope debuts at the Festival Center on June 13, 2015
Gazans Nervous as Next Freedom Flotilla Nears
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli blockade, Gazan suffering, Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid, society, ethics, activists, safety, government, freedoms, politics, news, humans, interesting, rights, children, family )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has said it will not allow the fleet to enter Gaza, as Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said in remarks The Jerusalem Post that Israel will not allow the boats into its waters ~ without explaining how it would stop the fleet.
Caitlyn Jenner Is Pissing Off Feminists and Bigots ~ Good For Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Caitlyn Jenner, women, feminists, transgender, LGBT rights, conservatives, controversy, society, politics, humans, news, activists, ethics, freedoms, interesting, rights )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Vanity Fair trans cover star has faced hostility from the often-transphobic Right she claims as her own, as well as old-school feminists who question her womanhood and her wardrobe.
BDS Is Part of the Greater Struggle .
Business  (tags: BDS- America, end the occupation of Palestine!, end all U.S. aid to Israel, Palestinianhuman rights, activists, europe, racism-zionism, ethnic cleanisng of PalestIine, apartheid state, Americans, business, investors, government, money, news, world )

Jess
- 26 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
There is no doubt that the participation of young Jewish elites in the BDS campaign is causing a rift within Jewish communities around the world
'The Trials Of Spring' Documentary Project Amplifies Voices Of Women In The Arab Spring ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, movies, activists, world, women, 'The Trials Of Spring', Human Rights, freedoms, government, safety, society, culture, rights, abuse, humans, law, interesting, politics, ethics, sadness, news, family, police, violence )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
'The Trials of Spring,' is a series of six shorts, a feature film and news reports by The NYT. The films profile nine women across Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, with each detailing their journey through uprisings and crackdowns.
PeopleâEUR(TM)s Power Defends Detroit Homeowners
Society & Culture  (tags: foreclosures, economy, consumers, corporate, money, activists, politics )

Cal
- 29 days ago - occupy.com
Even in one of the countryâEUR(TM)s empties cities, housing is no guarantee. The Motor City has been hit particularly hard by the housing crisis. Between 2004 and 2006, nearly three-quarters of mortgages written in the city were subprime -
In NY, a Palestinian and Israeli Detail Forgotten War in Gaza ~ 'Wiping Families Off the Planet'
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, women, Israel, Gaza, war, war crimes, death, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, family, children, society, culture, humans, news, freedoms, activists, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last Thursday the New America Foundation hosted a remarkable event: a Palestinian photographer and Israeli human rights worker detailing war crimes during the forgotten war of Gaza last summer.
 

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