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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
- 3 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
- 5 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
- 5 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.
Back on the Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Freedom Riders, civil rights movement, society, culture, activists, humans, interesting, news, media, freedoms, government, Martin Luther King, rights )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - newyorker.com
Last fall, at a gathering in Santa Fe on the subject of storytelling, I met a woman whose name sounded familiar. It turned out that I had last encountered her precisely fifty years before.
Author of 'Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie': How This Muslim Mom Answered When Her Daughter Asked 'Can I Marry A Jew? (VIDEO)'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ranya Tabari Idliby, 'Burqas, Baseball, Apple Pie', American Muslims, world, religion, ethics, family, freedoms, children, culture, humans, interesting, society, rights, women )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - live.huffingtonpost.com
Internationally recognized author Ranya Tabari Idliby, co-author of the 2007 bestseller "The Faith Club," talks to HuffPost Live about her latest book, "Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie," an intimate portrayal of her American Muslim family.
These Are the 12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, culture, ethics, concepts, freedoms, humans, interesting, corruption, death, sadness, violence, abuse )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every other creative human enterprise, they produce some really bad ones along with the good.
The Long Road ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Selma-Montgomery, society, racism, culture, ethics, activists, rights, freedoms, interesting, government, news, media, photos )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - newyorker.com
A half century ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, in Oslo, spoke of the "creative battle" that twenty-two million black men and women in the United States were waging against "the starless midnight of racism."
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
- 6 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 ...
When Giving Up 'Wounded Warrior' Status Helps Vets Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Wounded Warriors', veterans, society, culture, family, freedoms, education, sadness, interesting, news, rights, world, humans, suffering, health, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 52,300 Americans wounded during the Iraq and Afghan wars are almost all home now. And while some are fully recovered, others will bear physical and mental scars forever.Each one has faced a difficult question:When does one stop being a wounded warrior
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
- 1 day 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 ...
Jim CrowâEUR(TM)s Polite Sons
Society & Culture  (tags: Martin Luther King, world, society, culture, Americans, racism, racial equality, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, justice, ethics, government, rights, politics, activists, abuse, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Dr. KingâEUR(TM)s life deeply motivates me to proudly stand as a Jew in solidarity with my Palestinian sisters and brothers who are brutally oppressed under Israeli occupation, siege and military aggression.
The Changing Shape of Boko Haram
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam. Muslims, Christians, Nigeria, children, corruption, crime, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 7 days ago - christiantoday.com
Boko Haram's attack in Baga, Borno State, which killed hundreds, possibly thousands, on 3 January has once again drawn attention to the Islamist militant group that has been terrorising northern Nigeria for more than five years.
Two Men Arrested in Berlin on Suspicion of Recruiting Fighters for Isis in Syria
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, terrorism, terrorists, Europe, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 7 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two Turkish men accused of recruiting and radicalising fighters to join Isis in Syria have been arrested in Berlin. About 250 police officers and special forces commandos searched 11 properties and a mosque association in the German capital in the
They're Taking Our Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Islam, Muslims, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 7 days ago - smh.com.au
West Papua's youth are being removed to Islamic religious schools in Java for "re-education". A six-month Good Weekend investigation has confirmed that children, possibly in their thousands, have been enticed away over the past decade or more with the
7 Big Lies 'American Sniper' Is Telling America About Iraq And Chris Kyle
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, movies, celebrity, dishonesty, lies, ethics, Clint Eastwood, Chris Kyle, Iraq, autobiography, violence, society, culture, death, freedoms, rights, politics, world, abuse, news, humans )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - rawstory.com
The film American Sniper, based on the story of the late Navy Seal Chris Kyle, is a box office hit, setting records for an R-rated film released in January. Here are seven lies about Chris Kyle and the story that director Clint Eastwood is telling:
 

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