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The Muslims Who Shaped America ~ From Brain Surgeons to Rappers
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim-Americans, society, culture, activists, government, politics, ethics, education, rights, freedoms, world, sports, family, law, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 143 days ago - theguardian.com
Donald Trump wants Muslims banned from entering the US ~ but without them the country would be a much poorer place. What Trump doesn't seem to grasp is his own country's history, and how many American achievements worth celebrating are ...
Four Palestinians Killed on Friday
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, illegal settlements, middle-east, news, politics, government, ethics, death, crime, abuse, safety )

Carrie
- 145 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Friday was another deadly bloody day in Palestine. Israeli forces killed four Palestinians, two in Hebron and two outside illegal Israeli settlements near Ramallah.
Carrie Fisher Gives The Best Morning Show Interview You'Ll Ever See ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, pets, dogs, Carrie Fisher, movies, TV, society, culture, women, aging, humor, world, humans, news, media )

Carrie
- 145 days ago - digg.com
Fisher appeared in the original Star Wars trilogy as Princess Leia, and will return in the upcoming film. And this interview with her (and her dog) on "Good Morning America" is just great ~ even the film crew can't stop laughing.
Moroccan Man Apologizes to Paris Victims in Viral Video: 'These So-Called Jihadists Only Represent Themselves' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, rights, society, ethics, freedoms, humans, religion, violence, sadness, safety, news )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - rawstory.com
In a video that has already been viewed over 100,000 times since the horrific attacks in Paris, a Moroccan Muslim extend his heartfelt condolences to the people of France explaining, "We are not like this."
Cal State Long Beach Student Among Those Killed in Paris Terror Attacks
Society & Culture  (tags: American student, Paris attacks, sadness, obituary, death, education, violence, family, news, women, safety, society )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - latimes.com
Nohemi Gonzalez, a 23-year-old design student from the El Monte area, was part of an international exchange program at the Strate School of Design. She was among 18 Cal State Long Beach students participating in Paris programs.
Black Americans Twice as Likely as Whites to Face Use of Non-Fatal Police Force, US Study Says
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, race politics, culture, law, government, news, society, world, interesting, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 168 days ago - theguardian.com
Justice Department analysis of tens of millions of interactions finds black Americans encounter such force or the threat of it at a far higher rate
Punished for His Work: Medic Ahmad Nasser Describes His Recent Arrest
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israeli state terrorism, freedoms, violence, safety, society, rights, government, ethics, abuse, humans, law, news )

Carrie
- 170 days ago - palsolidarity.org
Ahmad Nasser was kidnapped by Israeli forces from his home. He was accused of attempting to kill soldiers by throwing stones and molotov cocktails, and was released without charge 15 hours later. He was repeatedly assaulted during his arrest.
International Human Rights Defenders Arrested and Evicted While "Hebron Is Becoming Ghettoized"
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, activists, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, society, culture, law, police, news, safety, violence, government, politics, crime, abuse )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - palsolidarity.org
The internationals were denied their legal right to communicate with their embassies,& were only given water to drink at the police station after repeated requests. "We were scared, but were still so much better off than the Palestinian being beaten ...
Why Did Amnesty Say One Thing in English and Another in Hebrew?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Amnesty International, ethics, dishonesty, interesting, rights, society, culture, freedoms, abuse, politics, news )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A week ago, Amnesty International published a report on Israel's summary executions of Palestinians. The no-holds-barred report was considerably softened for the organizations's much shorter Hebrew press release. The Hebrew version had been changed ...
Albuquerque Mourns, Celebrates Life of Officer Webster ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque New Mexico, Officer Daniel Webster, police, death, law, murder, crime, society, ethics, news, obituary, sadness, violence, safety, media )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - krqe.com
Tuesday, Albuquerque said goodbye to one of its protectors. It was a massive show of support for fallen Albuquerque Police Officer Daniel Webster, nearly two weeks after he was gunned down during a traffic stop.
Texas Judge Scolds Confederate Heritage Group: 'The Symbol of Slavery Is Not Something to Honor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, society, culture, ' Descendants of Confederate Veterans, Texas, freedoms, rights, politics, government, slavery, racism, Veteran's Day Parade, Confederate flag, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas county judge lashed out at the Descendants of Confederate Veterans on Tuesday after the Austin Veterans Day Parade Committee ruled that the group could fly the Confederate flag in the city's Veteran's Day Parade.
Netanyahu's Apartheid Vision for Israel's Future
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, humans, politics, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, abuse, violence, rights, law, news )

Carrie
- 179 days ago - haaretz.com
In the real world, outside the realm of speech-making, Netanyahu is only ready to hold empty and aimless talks with the Palestinians.
Video: Two Prominent Israelis Envision Replacing Dome of the Rock With Jewish Temple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, media, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, society, rights, politics, religion, government, freedoms, ethics, sadness, news, culture, humans, abuse )

Carrie
- 186 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesterday the NYT ran an op-ed by its regular Israeli rightwing columnist Shmuel Rosner, titled "IsraelâEUR(TM)s Irresponsible Arabs," that accused Palestinian leaders of stirring a tense population with lies about Al Aqsa mosque.
Palestinian Woman Shot Dead; Israelis Say She Was Armed, Witness Disputes It
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, children, murder, news, freedoms, rights, society, ethics, humans, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 186 days ago - cnn.com
Israeli police said they fatally shot a knife-wielding Palestinian woman at a border checkpoint Sunday, but a Palestinian witness disputed that she was armed, saying she was a "terrified" schoolgirl.
Release Imprisoned Journalists in Myanmar
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, education, ethics, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 186 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Five reporters for MyanmarâEUR(TM)s Unity newspaper are in prison for simply doing their job. On 25 January 2014, Lu Maw Naing, Yarzar Oo, Paing Thet Kyaw, Sithu Soe and Tint San, published an article about an alleged chemical weapons factory in Myanmar....

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