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Burning Palestinian Children: Settler Violence Is Not Exceptional
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Israel, settler violence, illegal settlements-occupation, rights, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, murder, law, government, humans, abuse, safety, violence, news )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The burning to death of two Palestinian children over the past year by Israeli settlers is symptomatic of a larger violation of international law, established and maintained by Israel without limits:
Palestine ~ The Month in Pictures: July 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, photos, world, Israel, Gaza, violence, war, destruction, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, sadness, safety, rights, children, women, government, politics, abuse, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - electronicintifada.net
During the month of July, Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip marked the first anniversary of Israel's summer 2014 assault that left more than 2,200 dead. One year later, none of the more than 12,500 homes destroyed have been rebuilt and 100,000 ...
Hatchet-Wielding Gunman Attacks Tennessee Movie Theater Before Being Killed By Police ~ TEXT and VUDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Nashville, Tennessee, police, crime, death, society, guns, violence, sadness, safety, humans, ethics, news, law )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A man armed with a gun and a hatchet attacked a movie theater in the Nashville area on Wednesday afternoon before he was shot and killed by a SWAT team after exchanging fire with an officer, authorities said.One man was injured by the hatchet & 2 others
Beyond Cecil the Lion: The Grisly and Unethical World of Wildlife Killing Contests
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, US, wildlife-killing-contests, 'hunters', 'sportsmen', Animal Rights, ethics, society, culture, abuse, death, humans, law, news, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - alternet.org
Every year across the US, thousands of animals are killed in state-sanctioned gun-fests.More than 250 WKCs happened last year alone. The events are legal in every state except CA., which became the first state to ban wildlife killing contests.
Why Are Israelis Turning a Blind Eye to Settler Violence?
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Israel, illegal settlements, settler violence, abuse, murder, death, crime, law, government, ethics, violence, safety, freedoms, humans, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - al-monitor.com
The murders of a Palestinian toddler and a teenage girl have shaken Israelis from a willful blindness toward an already deteriorating situation that must be addressed to prevent a slide toward even more violence.
The One Time Jon Stewart Was Wrong ~JON STEWART IS WRONG ABOUT HIS LEGACY
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, media, society, culture, Americans, world, ethics, activists, humans, freedoms, education, government, rights, politics, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Stewart has also had a meaningful impact on my life. The most direct was that he agreed to be in the The Muslims Are Coming! documentary I co-directed. He didnâEUR(TM)t have any skin in the fight against anti-Muslim bigotry,but battling bigotry was important
The Deep Roots of Vigilante Violence in Israeli Society
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, racism, xenophobia, society, culture, violence, rights, murder, death, crime, abuse, sadness, safety, humans, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In less than 18 hours from Thurs. evening to Fri. afternoon, Israeli racism and xenophobia exploded into three forms of extreme violence. I witnessed two of them. 6 people were stabbed by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade.
A Toddler Dies in the West Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, ethics, murder, rights, freedoms, humans, society, culture, family, children, abuse, government, politics, violence, safety, news )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - newyorker.com
How the reaction continues to play out will likely depend, in large measure, on how the Israeli justice system deals with the killers. There were already questions, from the Palestinian side, about whether the settlers' relatives, ...
'It Was Off the Wall': FL Police Laundered Millions in Drug Money Overseas and Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle
Society & Culture  (tags: news, police, Florida, law, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, culture, safety, ethics, abuse, corruption, government )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - rawstory.com
An investigative report by the Miami Herald published today reveals that two local Florida police agencies engaged in a slick money laundering scheme ripped from a Hollywood movie, reaping a whopping $2.4 million for themselves in drug money.
'This Is Not Islam': Refugees Describe Life Under ISIL in Raqqa, Syria
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Syria, ISIS/ISIL/Daesh, Islam, extremists, violence, religion, society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, news, rights, sadness, safety, humans, women, politics, government, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Those who recently fled from Raqqa to Turkey describe a new form of governance taking root as ISIL, also known as ISIS or Daesh, continues its effort to entrench itself into the social fabric of the capital.
Jewish Extremists Torch Palestinian Homes, Killing Toddler, Authorities Say
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, settler violence, crime, ethics, culture, humans, news, dishonesty, family, death, law, government, children, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The arson assault was quickly labeled a "price tag attack" in the Israeli media ~ a phrase used to describe violence and vandalism carried out by settlers and their supporters to extract "a price" for any actions against them.
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 33 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
Christian Community to Be Divided By New Section of Israel's Wall
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, Palestinian Christians, Israeli wall, religion, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, rights, government, sadness, law, politics, humans, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 34 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Residents have fought legal battles against construction of the wall on their land for nearly a decade. In 2011, local Catholic leaders began holding public vigils every Friday, garnering international diplomatic and media attention.
Q&A: 'It Is Possible to Break the Israeli Occupation'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, administrative detention, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, rights, news, safety, society, culture, law, government, politics, violence, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - aljazeera.com
Khader Adnan has become a symbol of the Palestinian resistance to occupation. On 10 separate occasions, he has been placed in administrative detention, a practice that allows Israel to detain prisoners without charge for renewable six-month periods.
It's Time for American Jews to Recognize They Have Been Duped
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, illegal occupation, world, US, Israel, Palestine, American Jews, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, law, government, humans, rights, violence, politics, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - mondoweiss.net
If Israel behaved more 'morally' American and other Western Jews would have an easier time supporting it. But how can Israel behave 'morally' when it is a settler-colonial state? When have any settler-colonial societies behaved morally? It is an oxymoron.

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