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'Two Blue Lines,' Tom Hayes's Third Film on Palestine, Premieres Tonight in Columbus (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, documentary film, Tom Hayes, ethics, society, culture, arts, family, freedoms, government, rights, politics, humans, law, sadness, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Tom Hayes's brilliant new documentary Two Blue Lines explores the passionate dispute among Israeli citizens about their government's Occupation of Palestine. The film deftly splices together dueling creeds and the result is electrifying, because it's ...
Occupier's Justice: Heads and Tails You Lose
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, law, justice, freedoms, Human Rights, government, ethics, family, society, rights, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
esterday I had an idea for a short story to explain the unrelenting insanity of the occupation for ordinary Palestinians. Tell me what you think. In my story, there is a Palestinian family, letâEUR(TM)s call them the Jaabaris, and they live next to a Jewish...
Like the Wind, We Will Be Free: How Being Detained at Ben Gurion Airport During a Family Trip to Palestine Reaffirmed My Identit
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, family, society, culture, humans, government, politics, violence, safety, children )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
If I close my eyes, just for a moment, I can still remember the way the wind in Palestine felt when it brushed against my cheeks on one of those really breezy days âEUR" Those days when I would walk out of my family's Beit Hanina, Jerusalem home ...
Exhibit of Iconic 1948 Photos âEUR" âEUR~The Long JourneyâEUR(TM) âEUR" Opens Today in NYC (TEXT, PHOTOS, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UNRWA, digital archive, war, violence, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, refugees, Human Rights, society, family, culture, crime, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, politics, government, safety )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The UN agency that deals with Palestinian refugees has opened a new digital archive including many images from the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948, when 750,000 Palestinians were expelled by or fled the Zionist army and militias when ...
Israel âEUR~Failed to Minimize Civilian Toll in Gaza WarâEUR(TM): Independent Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Physicians for Human Rights, Human Rights, Israeli war crimes, Palestine, death, ethics, crime, education, abuse, government, world, violence, freedoms, family, women, children, law, politics, news, murder, humans )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not give sufficient warning for civilians to evacuate residential areas before striking them,according to the report partly commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights & carried out by 8 independent medical
Palestinian Student Activist Diaa Hroub Imprisoned Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, society, culture, ethics, law, police, news, violence, rights, politics, government, safety, world, abuse, interesting )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - samidoun.ca
Diaa Hroub, Palestinian student activist with the Progressive Democratic Student Pole (the left-wing student union group at Bir Zeit University), has already been held for six months under an administrative detention order. There has been charge or trial.
Detention Extended for Lina Khattab, Malaak Khatib; Mona Qa'Adan Trial Postponed for 19time ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, unlawful detention, ethics, women, sadness, rights, freedoms, safety, humans, news, society, culture, law )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - samidoun.ca
Lina Khattab is accused of "throwing stones" and "participating in an unlawful demonstration," charges frequently used against Palestinians participating in or near public demonstrations calling for Palestinian freedom.
Nidal Abu Aker Among 36 Palestinians Issued Administrative Detention Orders; 67 So Far in January
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'administrative detention', Israel, Palestine, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, interesting, law, politics, government, news, rights, safety, crime, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - samidoun.ca
Israeli military courts confirmed or issued administrative detention orders - for imprisonment without charge or trial - against 36 Palestinian political prisoners by 14 January 2015. 67 administrative detention orders have now been issued or renewed ...
On CNN, Boteach Lectures Two Prominent Muslims About Freedom They 'Enjoy' in US and Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Paris, Jews, Muslims, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, culture, society, Rabbi Shumley Boteach, Rula Jebreal, news, media, CNN, politics, religion, rights, humans, crime, death )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The terrorist attacks in Paris have given a platform to neoconservatives to argue that the west is fighting the same war that Israel is, with radical Islam, and that Muslims must declare which side they are on in this struggle.
Revealed: Pro-Israel Students Plot "Smear Campaigns" to "Attack BDS"
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, students, world, BDS movement, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, news, media, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Hunter instructs the "Israel advocates" who are members of the group to add only those "you can trust." But someone in the group was so unhappy with discussions taking place there that they decided to leak these screenshots to The Electronic Intifada.
Free Speech Has Not Been Kind to Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, free speech, media, humans, society, culture, religion, rights, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, abuse, world, safety, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
It's simplistic to equate the violence of the gunmen who murdered the cartoonists with Islam when their worldview has become so hate-filled by the very way the West has treated Muslims and their nations in the past 100 years.
Settler Opens Fire at Palestinian Market in East Jerusalem; Israeli Soldiers Arrive to Protect Settler, Arrest Palestinian
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, settler violence, society, culture, violence, rights, ethics, freedoms, news, humans, politics, government )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - mondoweiss.net
An armed fanatic Israeli settler provocatively entered a Palestinian market, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, started insulting local residents before attacking a young man, and opened fire. Several other incidents are documented in this piece.
Coalition of More Than 40 NYC Community Groups Calls on City Council to Cancel Delegation to Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, NYC community groups, violence, ethics, government, society, rights, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A diverse group of speakers addressed the city's progressive politicians, asking how they could reconcile their opposition to racism and state violence at home with support for Israel's policies against the Palestinians.
 

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