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American Pastor Saeed Writes Letter Thanking President Obama for Standing Up For The Persecuted ~ TEXT & PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: government, President Obama, Pastor Saeed Abedini, Iran, U.S., Christians, religion, rights, freedoms, ethics, family, law, interesting, society, world, safety, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - aclj.org
Yesterday, Pastor Saeed told a family member in Iran who was able to visit him that President ObamaâEUR(TM)s willingness to take the time to meet with his wife and kids greatly encouraged him.
'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
- 2 days 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
- 3 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
- 4 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 ...
How Bad Does Bullsh*t Have to SmellâEUR¦âEUR(TM)Jon Stewart Mocks Fox Apologies ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, society, world, media, Fox News, ethics, Islamophobes, freedoms, news, rights, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - youtu.be
Jon Stewart was absolutely floored by the multiple apologies Fox News issued after some incorrect claims about Muslim no-go zones.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Combating the Scourge of Sexual Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: college rape, survivors, responsiblity, law, women's rights, college law enforcement, government, ethics, culture, americans, education, police, rights, crime )

Cal
- 6 days ago - cbsnews.com
This Spring, the Association of American Universities plans to question 800,000 college students about the problem of sexual assault on campus.
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
- 6 days 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.
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
- 6 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 ...
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
- 6 days 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
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
- 8 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
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, New Ruler Is Salman
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah, obituary, world, sadness, family, government, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - reuters.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
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
- 10 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.
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
- 11 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 ...
 

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