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Meet World War II's Only Canine POW
Society & Culture  (tags: war, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, animals, POW's, interesting, food, health, abuse, society )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - nypost.com
In 1941, 20-something British officer Frank Williams met a dog called Judy at a Japanese prisoner of war camp and they became best friends. Together they survived starvation, malaria and a torpedo attack ~ and lived to tell the tale ~ with Judy ...
The War Israel Did Not Want and the Disaster It Averted
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, war, Islam, Muslims, culture, crime, death, dishonesty, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, war )

Penny
- 21 days ago - jcpa.org
Israel was the target of thousands of rockets and mortar attacks against its civilian population, with some Israeli areas targeted that had three times the population density of Gaza.
Gaza's Grandparents Endure One Trauma After Another ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli oppression, Palestine, war, elderly, grandparents, suffering, Human Rights, humans, sadness, society, ethics, death, children, abuse, law, family, freedoms )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Attention was rightly paid to the plight of Gaza's children during Israel's 51 days of bombing last summer. But elderly Palestinians are also among the population's most vulnerable, and have been subjected to repeated trauma during their lifetime.
In NY, a Palestinian and Israeli Detail Forgotten War in Gaza ~ 'Wiping Families Off the Planet'
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, women, Israel, Gaza, war, war crimes, death, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, family, children, society, culture, humans, news, freedoms, activists, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last Thursday the New America Foundation hosted a remarkable event: a Palestinian photographer and Israeli human rights worker detailing war crimes during the forgotten war of Gaza last summer.
The Incredible Bravery of America's Female Special Ops
Society & Culture  (tags: women, valor, war, 'Special Ops', society, culture, ethics, humans, freedoms, rights, world, news, media, education, government, interesting, politics )

Carrie
- 41 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, the narrative about female soldiers dwells on rape and PTSD. ItâEUR(TM)s time to recognize them for their incredible valor.If only we would stop to see the valor story, we would notice that women have been out there, in combat, receiving awards ...
Israel Charges Soldiers for Looting Palestinians' Property During Gaza War
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, war, looting, IDF soldiers, government, ethics, humans, dishonesty, society, culture, rights, freedoms, law, interesting, violence, news, abuse, crime, corruption )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli military prosecutors have filed charges against three soldiers for alleged theft from Palestinians, and related offences, during last summer's Gaza war, the military said on Monday.
Israel Fired On 7 UN Schools In Gaza In 2014 War, UN Probe Found
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, war, war crimes, ethics, children, humans, death, dishonesty, freedoms, safety, society, women, family, government, news, rights, violence, sadness, politics, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I deplore the fact that at least 44 Palestinians were killed as a result of Israeli actions and at least 227 injured at United Nations premises being used as emergency shelters," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrote in a letter on Monday.
What Games Do You Play as Israel Suffocates Your Childhood?
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, London, Royal Court Theatre, children, freedoms, humans, interesting, society, sadness, safety, world, violence, war, family, culture, ethics, rights )

Carrie
- 101 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Dalia Taha's new play Fireworks came to the end of its month-long run at LondonâEUR(TM)s Royal Court Theatre in mid-March. More than anything, Taha's new work is about children coming of age under siege. The child's games that the two main characters play ...
New Play By Writer Dalia Taha Examines Children's Experiences Under Occupation ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Palestine, Israeli occupation, war, safety, Royal Court Theatre, Dalia Taha, arts, celebrity, children, society, violence, ethics, family, sadness, humans, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 139 days ago - electronicintifada.net
According to the theaterâEUR(TM)s publicity for Fireworks, the play depicts âEURoeeleven-year-old Lubna and twelve-year-old Khalil âEUR¦ playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block. As the siege intensifies outside, fear for their safety becomes ...
Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

Barb
- 162 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
Exhibit of Iconic 1948 Photos âEUR" âEUR~The Long JourneyâEUR(TM) âEUR" Opens Today in NYC (TEXT, PHOTOS, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UNRWA, digital archive, war, violence, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, refugees, Human Rights, society, family, culture, crime, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, politics, government, safety )

Carrie
- 162 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The UN agency that deals with Palestinian refugees has opened a new digital archive including many images from the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948, when 750,000 Palestinians were expelled by or fled the Zionist army and militias when ...
STOP! READ! LOOK AT SHOCKING PHOTO! U.S. Army Officially Recruits for 'Mission for God'
Society & Culture  (tags: Army, military, religion, belief, war, recruitment )

Freya
- 168 days ago - dailykos.com
There it was; an in-your-face, proselytizing, U.S. Army officially-approved recruiting poster on prominent display at an Armed Forces Career Center in Phoenix, Arizona. That outrageously ghastly graphic encapsulates precisely that which we've been...
Death of An American Sniper
Society & Culture  (tags: Chris Kyle, American Sniper, death, Texan, world, biography, family, government, war )

Nancy
- 177 days ago - salon.com
Did Chris Kyle's uncritical thinking in life -- revealed in his bestselling memoir -- contribute to his death?
Save the Iraqi Christian Community!
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Iraqis, Christians, Islam, Muslims, war, ISIS, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 232 days ago - citizengo.org
Today, the world is witnessing the mass persecution and genocide of the Iraqi Christian population. Sadly, the international community has expressed very little concern about their fate, with few coming to their aid. The disappearance of the Christian
"Mixed Feelings" - Documentary Film
Society & Culture  (tags: society, ME, Israelis, Palestinians, war, struggle, feelings, occupation, violence, documentary film, culture, Gaza wars, reactions, education )

Angelika
- 239 days ago - indiegogo.com
Mixed Feelings is an inspiring story about cultural resistance of Israeli director and teacher, Amir Orian, a once successful actor who left his blooming career to create an alternative theater in his own apartment, determined to create change in wartimes
 

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