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Govt Subsidized Muslims OnlyHousing Given License To Discriminate
Offbeat  (tags: Islam, Muslims, apartheid, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, disability, disabilism, crime, HumanRights, ethics )

Penny
- 333 days ago - frontpagemag.com
Muslim Apartheid housing in Canada is apparently not only legal, but even government subsidized. As one wheelchair bound young man found out.
As Violence Worsens in Yemen, War Crimes Alleged on Both Sides of Conflict
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ELIZABETH
- 343 days ago - takepart.com
Violence in Yemen has taken a turn for the worse, with human rights advocates voicing concern that war crimes are allegedly under way on both sides of the conflict, leaving scores of women and children among the civilians trapped in the crossfire.
Where Is All the Aid Money for Nepal Going? Open Data Could Help Lift the Veil
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, crime, world, destruction, world )

ELIZABETH
- 355 days ago - takepart.com
The OpenNepal site looks to make donations transparent by publicly tracking how much money NGOs and agencies receive.
A 'Musical Intifada' in the West Bank Criss-Crossing a Traumatized Land With Young, Palestinian Musicians
Offbeat  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, musicians, musical intifada, off-beat, performance, checkpoints, classical )

Evelyn
- 408 days ago - zocalopublicsquare.org
It is hardly surprising that a nonviolent movement of Palestinians & their overseas supporters to confront Israel has grown stronger in recent years. The movement is diverse, its approach varies, but its shared tactics include BDS, shaming artists, etc
Japanese Technology Revives Production of Delicious Palestinian Watermelons
Offbeat  (tags: government, goodnews, middle-east, palestine, Japan, watermelons, sweet, cooperation )

Naoko
- 436 days ago - mainichi.jp
Palestinian National Authority Minister for Agriculture Shawqi Al-Aissa, right, and Japan's special representative for Palestinian affairs Takeshi Okubo, left, try fresh watermelon in the West Bank village of Ein al-Beida, on May 18, 2015.
When a Story Becomes a Casualty of War - Young Musicians in Gaza (See Video)
Offbeat  (tags: middle-east, palestine, Gaza, music school, instruments, music competition )

Evelyn
- 649 days ago - nytimes.com
This past spring, NYT journalists reported on a class of Palestinian children who hoped to compete in a music competition in East Jerusalem. Shortly after the story was completed, war broke out in Gaza, and the video's tone felt inappropriate.
The Father of Arab Karate, His Turbulent Life and His Last Resting Place in the Nile
Offbeat  (tags: conflict, violence, society, karate, Arab, Nile, peace, Japanese, middle-east, humans, interesting )

Naoko
- 653 days ago - mainichi.jp
Okamoto had dreamed that through karate the Arab world would achieve independence, cast off domination by the West, and achieve a peace and unity that goes beyond religion. The current situation is far from that.
Michael's Revolution #9   video
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, goodnews, government, health, interesting, society, humans, ethics, elections, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, best, ethics, humanrights, israel, middle-east, UnitedNations, world, bizarre, business, children, ethics, inter )

Micahel
- 769 days ago - youtube.com
A hard to believe story which will all add. How many will believe that Michael of Daniel 12;1, is the child of Revelations 12, and #9 from the Beatles song Revolution #9 where Lennon says near the end, "Take this brother may it serve you well.?"
Video:What One Thing Has Every Woman Of A Certain Age Done, According To Meryl Streep?
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JL
- 975 days ago - upworthy.com
Victoria Fine It's pretty rare for one incredibly successful woman to vulnerably look up to another in public. Yet here we are. **watch to the end**
In 'The Gatekeepers,' Israeli Security Chiefs Say What US Leaders Can't
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, society, politics, israel, media, violence, world, unusual, culture, arts )

JL
- 1244 days ago - motherjones.com
"What's unnatural is the power you have to take three people, terrorists, and take their lives in an instant," says Yuval Diskin, the 12th director of the Shin Bet, Israel's internal security service, during the opening sequence of The Gatekeepers
IAPMC Petition for A Nuclear Weapons Free Middle East
Offbeat  (tags: middle-east, UnitedNations, war, israel, iran, prevention, protection )

Abdessala
- 1369 days ago - iapmc.org
Peace loving people must speak out. We are calling for support of the Conference to be convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations together with Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States, in Helsinki, Finland in December, 2012, to be at
Dirty Old Man Peres Strikes Again
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Madalena
- 2702 days ago - kabobfest.com
"Come here cupcake, give Uncle Shimon a kiss." The bouquet was a nice touch, I have to admit, showing the world that he's still got game. What do you think Hillary was thinking? "yeeeeeaaaacccccchhhhhhh!" "Note to self: wash face." "This i
Moses Was High on Drugs: Israeli Researcher
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, religion, culture, odd, unusual, off-beat, middle-east, study )

Tom
- 3069 days ago - javno.com
High on Mount Sinai, Moses was on psychedelic drugs when he heard God deliver the Ten Commandments, an Israeli researcher claimed in a study published this week. Such mind-altering substances formed an integral part of the religious rites of Israelites.
   

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