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Revisiting 'Graveyard of Numbers': Israel Refuses to Return Remains of Palestinian Militants as a Punitive Measure
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, society, world, sadness, violence, government, family, news, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A recent headline in Haaretz claimed the Israeli government withholding of Said Abu Jamal and Uday Abu Jamal's corpses, they are the two Palestinians cousins responsible for carrying out the synagogue attack in Jerusalem last Monday, was an "unprecedented
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 7 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
Palestinian and International Activists Cross Makeshift Bridges Over the Separation Wall (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, sadness, activists )

CarrieSIC
- 7 days ago - palsolidarity.org
The non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian worshippers wishing to access Al-Aqsa Mosque in the past months.The Israeli forces shouted and pushed activists as well as journalists on several occasions
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 18 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
"Delegitimize Zionism," Says Israeli Filmmaker (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethnic cleansing, Human Rights, history, sadness, family, children, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, violence )

CarrieSIC
- 19 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Not only does On the Side of the Road confront the reality of 1948, it examines how Israelis deal with that past today -- how it is taught to the young; how the facts about it are available; how those facts are sometimes deliberately ignored.
The Month in Pictures: October 2014 ~ DIARIES: LIVE FROM PALESTINE
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, photos, society, violence, safety, sadness, death, culture, children, abuse, freedoms, politics, ethics )

CarrieSIC
- 19 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Violence flared in Jerusalem during the month of Oct. as Israel restricted Palestinian access to the al-Aqsa mosque compound and repressed protests against those restrictions. Israeli police in Jerusalem shot and killed two Palestinians in what may amount
Amnesty International Accuses Israel of War Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Gaza, war crimes, Amnesty International. violence, children, women, safety, sadness, news, humans, freedoms, ethics, government, freedoms, abuse, law )

CarrieSIC
- 22 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Israel of committing war crimes during its 50-day military operation in Gaza this summer, saying Israeli forces had displayed "callous indifference" in attacks on family homes in the densely populated coastal...
There's No Such Thing as Illegal Houses, There Is Such Thing as Racist Laws': Israelis Demonstrate Against Collective Punishment
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, illegal annexation, Human Rights, society, violence, ethics, freedoms, humans, government, sadness, safety, news, activists, abuse, dishonesty, world )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the last week there have been daily clashes as police ransacked and demolished residents' houses, limited movement by blocking off major roads for days, invaded schools, and kidnapped and detained students and others.
'Let the Police Mow the Lawn': Israeli Right-Wing Demands Stronger Crackdown as Netanyahu Increases Attacks on East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, Human Rights, violence, safety, society, ethics, freedoms, government, sadness, news, children, abuse, police )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - mondoweiss.net
As tensions rise in Jerusalem right-wing Israelis are demanding that police increase the already brutal level of state violence inflicted exclusively against Palestinians. Numerous Israelis I have spoken to demanded police implement shoot-to-kill tactics.
Anonymous Shuts Down Israeli Government Websites In Retaliation for Killing 14-Year-Old Orwah Hammad
Society & Culture  (tags: Anonymous, Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestinian-American death, society, children, humans, news, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Online hacktivist collective Anonymous has knocked 43 Israeli government websites offline in response to the killing of 14-year-old Palestinian-American boy Orwah Hammed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).
Kerry Just Snubbed a Gov't Minister Who Calls for Segregated Bus Lines. And That's a Bad Thing?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israelis, Palestinians, segregation laws, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Everything that's wrong with the Israel lobby and U.S. public policy and Zionist Israel is in this story: An Israeli government minister whom the U.S. secretary of state had the fortitude to snub on his latest visit to the U.S. has come out for segregated
Israel Approves Plan to Build 1,000 Settler Homes in E. Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Israeli settlements, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, freedoms, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - rt.com
An official in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office declined to comment on the possible political and diplomatic impact. He said on Monday that "The government has decided to advance the planning of more than 1,000 units in Jerusalem.
Israel Apartheid? Palestinians to Be Banned From West Bank Settlers' Buses
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Israeli apartheid, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - rt.com
Ya'alon issed a directive banning the workers from the buses during a meeting with settler leaders, who have long been seeking to ban Palestinians from Israel-run transportation in the West Bank, Haaretz reported on Sunday.
Israel Continues Violence Against Palestinian Children
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, violence, children, safety, ethics, freedoms, police, society, rights, sadness, crime, abuse, dishonesty )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - presstv.ir
srael continues its aggression against Palestinian children in the occupied territories, despite calls to end the ill-treatment of minors during and after arrests, Press TV reports.
Why We Are Blocking the Boat
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Block the Boat', rights, freedoms, ethics, society, liberation, colonialism )

CarrieSIC
- 33 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Because it's time to disrupt Israeli business as usual. It has been time since 1948. And the summer of 2014 only served us a reminder to the world that the Palestinian struggle for liberation is calling on us to join them in their fight to end...
 

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