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Let Handala Return Home ~ Cartoon Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, Kuwait, Naji al-Ali, cartoons, art, children, society, sadness, violence, human rights, freedoms, world, humans )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Handala was born ten years old, and he will always be ten years old. At that age, I left my homeland, and when he returns, Handala will still be ten, and then he will start growing up.Things will become normal again when the homeland returns."
Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

Susan
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - haaretz.com
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
UN Human Rights Council Is Oxymoron' - Netanyahu to UNGA 2014 (FULL SPEECH)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: UN General Assembly, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, speech, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, Human Rights, news, freedoms, world, society )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - youtu.be
The Israeli prime minister's address was quite easy to predict. The annual recipe includes two, or three global or regional strategic topics, illustrated with a blend of props, allegories and biblical quotes.
Mahmoud Abbas Calls on UN to Back Deadline for Israeli Withdrawal
Society & Culture  (tags: UN general assembly, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli withdrawal from Palestine, Israeli war crimes, ethics, world, society, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - theguardian.com
In a hard-hitting speech to the UN general assembly in NY, he also accused Israel of "war crimes carried out before the eyes of the world" during the recent 50-day Gaza war that ended in a ceasefire on Aug.26 adding that Israel had "perpetrated genocide".
An Israel Equal for All, Jewish or Not
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Human Rights, Zionism, multi cultural, religious diversity, education, society, culture, freedoms, news, interesting, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Israel is out of step with much of the world. Over time, nations have become more ethnically and religiously diverse; populations have become more urban and educated; and economies have become more commercial.
Gaza Artist Displays Paintings in Rubble of Bombed Home
Society & Culture  (tags: Raed Issa, paintings, Gaza, society, culture, destruction, Human Rights, Israel, war, violence, humans, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Gaza-based painter Raed Issa's home was destroyed during this summer's intensive Israeli attack on Gaza, which killed over 2,000 people. But, in the slow clear-up and under-resourced reconstruction which has followed, Issa has sought to find a way...
America's Summer of White Supremacy: A Postmortem
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, summer of 2014, Human Rights, racism, white supremacy, ethics, death, freedoms, society, culture, safety, violence, rights, police, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - salon.com
Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford: The past few months have seen tragedy after tragedy. When will it end?
Israel Carries Out Extrajudicial Killing of Two Palestinians Suspected in Israeli Youths Kidnapping
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, suspects, law, murder, crime, ethics, violence, culture, humans, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Overnight Tuesday Israeli special forces killed two Palestinian men who were suspected of kidnapping and slaying three Israeli youths abducted in June while hitchhiking in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc of the West Bank.
What Max Blumenthal Saw in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, destruction, death, Human Rights, family, society, culture, humans, freedoms, sadness, world, news )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Everywhere he went people would invite him into their homes, which were sometimes mere concrete slabs or open basements because the house was gone, and then: Please have some coffee. You must drink some soda, it is very hot today. Here are some sweets...
Israeli Refuseniks Expose Occupation's Dark Underbelly
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, military, 'refuseniks, death, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, society, politics, violence, safety, government )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - mondoweiss.net
An illustration of the desperate choices facing Palestinians was voiced by a mother of seven in Gaza last week. She and her husband were recruited as spies in return for medical treatment in Israel for one of their children.
Family Held at Gunpoint as Israel Arrests Another Palestinian Rights Defender
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Human Rights, West Bank, Palestine, ethics, freedoms, humans, illegal occupation, law, government, politics, society, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israeli soldiers raided the family home of Ayman Nasser, legal coordinator of the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, in the middle of the night last Thursday. He is the latest human rights defender in the occupied West Bank to be...
The Rabbi at the Merde Spectacle ~ STRONG LANGUAGE!
Society & Culture  (tags: Ohio University Hillel, Rabbi Danielle Leshaw, Megan Marzec, Israel, Gaza, student government, ethics, freedoms, interesting, society, education, Human Rights, Israeli occupation of Palestine )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Earlier this week I wrote a post criticizing Rabbi Danielle Leshaw, the director of the Ohio University Hillel, for supporting a group that denies the existence of the occupation, and she called me a "douchebag" and an "asshole" on her twitter feed,...
Leading Writers and Editors Protest Israeli Sponsorship of Brooklyn Book Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: Brooklyn Book Festival, sponsorship, Human Rights, writers, editors, Israel, Gaza, ethics, society, news, world, sadness, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - mondoweiss.net
It is deeply regrettable that the Festival has chosen to accept funding from the Israeli government just weeks after Israel's bloody 50-day assault on the Gaza Strip, which left over 2100 Palestinians - including 500 children - dead, displaced a fourth...
Gaza and the American Awakening
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Americans, liberal Jews, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, freedoms, violence, death, dishonesty, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - mondoweiss.net
While the Israeli government talks about "pinpoint strikes" and "unprovoked attacks from Hamas" it has become increasingly difficult to ignore the massive destruction of the Gazan infrastructure,hospitals,schools,government buildings, UN facilities, homes
 

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