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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
- 5 hours 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...
Scientology Documentary 'Going Clear': Claims the Church Split Up Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, religion, Scientology, cult, documentary, Sundance Film Festival, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, society, sadness, rights, interesting, news, humans, family, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
Alex GibneyâEUR(TM)s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief is arguably the most hotly anticipated film premiering at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. HBO Documentary Films, which is releasing the eye-opening documentary on the Church of Scientology
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
- 2 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.
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
- 2 days 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:
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
- 3 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
- 5 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
- 5 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
- 6 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.
Principal Wants Students to Hurl Canned Food at Intruders
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, children, protection, schools, violence, interesting, humans, news, society, culture )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - modernfarmer.com
"We realize at first this may seem odd," reads a letter from the principal. Well, yeah.
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
- 7 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.
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
- 7 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 ...
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
- 8 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.
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
- 8 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."
On CNN, Boteach Lectures Two Prominent Muslims About Freedom They 'Enjoy' in US and Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Paris, Jews, Muslims, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, culture, society, Rabbi Shumley Boteach, Rula Jebreal, news, media, CNN, politics, religion, rights, humans, crime, death )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The terrorist attacks in Paris have given a platform to neoconservatives to argue that the west is fighting the same war that Israel is, with radical Islam, and that Muslims must declare which side they are on in this struggle.
 

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