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Why Won't Sydney University Admit Its Professor Jake Lynch Has Been Cleared of Anti-Semitism?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, education, Sydney University, Jake Lynch, anti-Semitism charges, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, dishonesty, activists, culture, racism, politics )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Jake Lynch, an associate professor at Sydney University, has been cleared of any suspicion of anti-Semitic behavior while defending students who disrupted an 11 March talk by pro-Israel lobbyist Richard Kemp.
Mahmoud Darwish and the Intimacy of Israel's Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, celebrity, arts, Mahmoud Darwish, poet, humans, culture, violence, sadness, freedoms, education, interesting, rights, activists, society )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Mahmoud Darwish always denied that he spoke for or represented the Palestinian people, despite being the poet whose transcendent skill captured, for many, the sorrows of their situation.
Muslims Get So Sick And Tired Of Jihadists That They Take Sacred Muslim Texts And Burn Them In Public View
Society & Culture  (tags: Books, Muslims, Muslim Brotherhood, activists, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, religion, rights, safety, society )

Penny
- 6 days ago - shoebat.com
Muslims worldwide are up in arms. The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education in Giza, Egypt, Buthaina Kishk had enough with Islamic Jihadi books that go against nationalism in Egypt so she decided to have a bonfire and invited teachers to partic
Paul McCartney Calls for End to Commercial Seal Hunt, Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Mccartney, Seal Hunt, canada humane society international, activists, death, government, humans, murder, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 8 days ago - cbc.ca
Former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is once again calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt off Canada's East Coast. McCartney appeals for a stop to what he calls a "senseless slaughter" in a statement released by Humane Society International.
European Parliament Members Demand 'Pressure' on Israel to Free Palestinian Lawmakers
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, EU, Human Rights, ethics, government, freedoms, politics, humans, abuse, activists, society, interesting, law, news, rights, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Fifty-eight members of the European Parliament have called on the EU to put 'pressure' on Israel to release Khalida Jarrar and other members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) from its prisons.
ACTION: Justice for Walter Scott and All Black Lives: Tell Your Governor All Police Need Body Cameras!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, black lives matter, freedoms, politics, race, justice, police, law, rights, americans, news, society )

Cal
- 11 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
All lives matter, including the black lives disproprotionately killed by the system. We need justice now - all police patrol officers in our state must wear body cameras, for both my safety and theirs!
Ni'Lin Demonstrators Met With Senseless Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, activists, violence, Israel, Palestine, IDF, ethics, society, freedoms, culture, rights, crime, safety, sadness, world, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - palsolidarity.org
On the 20th of March, during Ni'linâEUR(TM)s weekly Friday demonstration, Israeli occupation forces attacked protestors with about 20 rounds of tear gas canisters shot with the venom, countless rubber-coated steel bullets, & approximately one hundred rounds of
VIDEO: Children Assaulted and 3 Women Arrested at Nabi Saleh Demonstration   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israeli military forces, Israel, arrests, peaceful demonstration, world, Israel, Palestine, violence, women, children, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, law, humans, abuse, activists, safety, rights, sadness, news, government )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - youtu.be
The demonstration was met with the usual military violence as Israeli forces threw stun grenades and fired live ammunition at unarmed, peaceful protesters. After Friday prayers about forty Palestinian protesters together with international and Israeli
Another World Is Possible, Without the 1%
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, government, wealth, income inequality, activists, 'World Social Forum', rights, humans, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, corruption, safety, women, education )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - commondreams.org
Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 35 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Surging Support for Palestine Fuels JVP's Biggest Meeting Yet
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, activists, 'Jewish Voice for Peace', humans, Human Rights, society, culture, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, world, rights )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - mondoweiss.net
JVP has grown alongside other Palestine solidarity groups, whose ranks have been swelled by those watching frequent assaults on Gaza. Young Jews and liberal Democrats are increasingly voicing criticism of Israel, a trend JVP is seeking to capitalize on.
Activists: New NBC Series 'Dig' Whitewashes Israeli Colonization of East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, NBC, 'Dig', USA Network, Human Rights Activists, Israel, Palestine, illegal colonization, East Jerusalem, military occupation, crime, ethics, society, culture, humans, rights, sadness, world, government, politics, freedoms, dishonesty, violence )

Carrie
- 49 days ago - mondoweiss.net
As NBC's new action series 'Dig' premieres tonight on USA Network, human rights activists are again protesting the network for its complicity in whitewashing Israel's military occupation and illegal colonization of East Jerusalem.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand #UpForSchool
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, education, children, world, women, society, politics, activists )

Cal
- 49 days ago - upforschool.org
Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination. Help create a message no government, politician or leader can ignore and demand that every child can go to school safely. Nothing changes without pressure.
 

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