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Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
World  (tags: world, Israel, democracy, dishonesty, ethics, Arabs, Jews, rights, freedoms, power, government, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - globalresearch.ca
Israel's more hypocrisy than democracy. Rhetoric belies longstanding policy. Nothing ahead suggests change. Israel's an ethnocracy. It's polar opposite democracy. Jews alone have power. Arabs have no say. The Law of Return affords it solely to Jews.
Save Christian Mom Asia Bibi From Execution - Please Sign Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Pakistan, violence, women, Islam, Christianity, Muslims, hanging, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Sabina
- 17 hours ago - aclj.org
Asia Bibi was falsely accused of "blasphemy" - speaking against the prophet Muhammad. Now this wife and mother of five will hang for her Christian faith. She would be the first woman executed under Pakistan's Sharia blasphemy law.
The UK Will Quadruple Prison Sentences for Online Abuse, Trolls Can Get Up to 2 Years in Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, internet trolls, social media, verbak abuse, good news, ethics, society, humans, safety, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - geektime.com
Threats, offensive sexual comments and verbal abuse are not okay, even on the Internet, says UK government. "No-one would permit such venom in person, so there should be no place for it on social media. That is why we are determined to quadruple the...
Ethnic Cleansing By All Means: The Real Israeli 'Peace' Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, ethnic cleansing, destruction, Human Rights, society, culture, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, violence, politics, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
The pine trees in Palestine appeared with the establishment of the state of Israel for 2 reasons. 1st it gave the new Jewish settlers the feeling that the place they had migrated to was somehow part of Europe. The 2nd reason for their import was more...
Mahmoud Abbas Urges Palestinians To Defend Al-Aqsa, Suggests Banning 'Settlers' From Entering
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel Palestine, Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem, rights, freedoms, ethics, government, society, religion, culture, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.com
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that Israeli settlers living in the Occupied West Bank have no right to "desecrate" the Al-Aqsa mosque. He suggested that they should be prevented from entering the site in East Jerusalem, which also...
California Leads the Way in the 'Block the Boat' Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, BDS movement, Block the Boat, California, society, politics, government, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The weekend of October 18th, Palestinian solidarity activists in Los Angeles will be holding another Block the Boat action. Block the Boat Los Angeles is organizing a community picket at 6 am at the pier on Long Beach to prevent a Zim ship from unloading.
Catholic Synod: Cardinal Raymond Burke, A Critic Of Pope Francis To Be 'Demoted'
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Catholic Church, LGBTRights, world, society, ethics, interesting, news, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
A senior Catholic cardinal, a noted critic of Pope Francis' more liberal stance on homosexuality, has revealed that he is to be demoted from his post of running the Catholic Church's justice system.
Anti-Gay Christian Group Threatens to Sue Hotel for Hosting Scholars Who Endorse Israel Boycott
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ACLJ, ASA, academic boycott of israel, rights, society, education, ethics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The American Center for Law and Justice, a Christian, right-wing legal organization, has written to a Los Angeles hotel warning it against hosting the American Studies Association's annual meeting next month.
India's National Gold Medalist Tortured For Being a Witch In Modern Day Witch Hunt
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, ethics, europe, HumanRights, news, violence, abuse, culture, freedoms, rights, religion, women )

Niki
- 2 days ago - inquisitr.com
Woman is tied up and viciously beaten after being accused of being a witch in one of many modern day witch hunts targeting women and children.
Judge Rejects US Call for Anonymous Jury in Trial of Palestinian-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, politics, rights, federal court, Rasmea Odeh trial, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A federal judge has rejected a government request for an anonymous jury in the upcoming trial of Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh. This was one of two setbacks for the prosecution.
"I Draw for Gaza": The Defiant Art of Haneen Nofal
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, Palestine, Haneen Nofal, Gaza, culture, violence, women, freedoms, rights, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Haneen Ibrahim Nofal posted a striking image on the Internet while Israel was bombing her native Gaza in July. The drawing depicted a young woman wearing a kufiyyeh -- the Palestinian checkered scarf -- on her head and smiling proudly while touching a crown
Facing Settler Violence, Burin Welcomes Internationals for Olive Harvest
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel Palistine, Burin, olive harvest, world, safety, violence, humans, interesting, news, ethics, culture, family, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - thayerhastings.wordpress.com
Because of the high risk of attack, Burin farmers encourage internationals to accompany them during the olive harvest season that usually falls within the month of October. Many alternative tourism groups and political activism organizations promote...
Nonprofit Pays Off Educational Debt for Vets Who Uncle Sam Can't Help
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, GoodNews, activists, veterans education bills, GI Bill, debts, society, news, rights, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Average educational debt for veterans is about $56,000--despite the G.I. Bill's promises.
Palestinian Worshippers Barred From Al-Aqsa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, religion, Al-Aqsa Mosque, police, society, freedoms, rights, violence, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - aljazeera.com
Many worshippers trying to enter the compound on Tuesday were turned away by police, who prevented all but those aged over 60 from entering the site, forcing many Palestinians to perform their dawn prayers in the street.
Endorse This: How Is Columbus Day Still A Thing? (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Columbus Day, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, society, culture, rights )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - nationalmemo.com
In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue -- and basically became a supervillain. Why, exactly, are we celebrating him?
 

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