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Palestinian Girl Recounts Imprisonment
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, international law, children, Malak al-Khatib, children, violence, safety, society, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has circumvented international law to classify Palestinian children as minors only up to the age of 16, in clear violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in order to arrest and detain Palestinian youths.
Eat the Garlic
Society & Culture  (tags: diet, food, recipes, breath, taste, health, humans, nutrition, news, garlic, humans, family, culture, world )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - theawl.com
Almost everything I cook begins the same way: Take out a head of garlic, separate the cloves, begin peeling, trimming, chopping. Garlic is a key ingredient in the flavor bases for most world cuisines, and yet few people treat it as anything more than a...
Welcome to Israel: Good for Gays, Bad for Everyone Else
Society & Culture  (tags: world, abuse, Israel, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, society, women, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, news, violence, rights, crime, culture, interesting, dishonesty, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel forcibly rules over millions of Palestinians; it hunts down asylum seekers, imprisons them like criminals and lets them freeze in the desert; but if you're a LGBT Jew, or even a LGBT tourist passing through the region, there's no place better.
Jewish Groups That Blindly Support Israel Make US and European Jews Potential Victims of Violence ~ Uri Avnery
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, U.S., Europe, Middle-East, Jews, anti-Semitism, Zionism, colonialism, society, politics, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, ethics, culture, violence, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Uri Avnery's latest column says that the attacks on Jews in Europe are not anti-Semitic in the classic definition, but are an outgrowth of the conflict between Zionism and indigenous people in the Middle East and the transformation of that conflict ...
All Hail The Feminist Oscars: On #AskHerMore, Patricia Arquette, and NPH's Balls
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, Hollywood, Oscars, women, celebrity, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, rights, politics, media, activists, government, family, world )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Starting with the actresses in attendance & stretching to the viewers watching at home & tweeting along, there was a resounding call for a change in the way women are treated in Hollywood. It was a night designed around men, but it was all about women.
VIDEO: Raw Story Presents the 10 Worst 'Best Picture' Oscar Winners
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, world, Oscars, 'Best Pictures', 'Worst Pictures', arts, celebrity, society, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, dishonesty, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
There are legitimate debates about how certain films beat others for the Academy Award for "Best Picture." But some of the films the Academy has awarded "Best Picture" are just indefensible, and here are the ten worst of them:
Oscar Winners List For 2015 Includes 'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne & More
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, celebrity, arts, movies, society, culture, family, fashion, humans, interesting, news, activists, world, rights, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Birdman" won three other Oscars: Best Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki (his second Oscars win in a row after last year's "Gravity") and Best Original Screenplay.
The Long Struggle of the Palestinians in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, humans, rights, sadness, safety, children, family, crime, dishonesty, death, news, abuse, politics, government, violence, women, interesting )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The Palestinian citizens of Israel stand at the crossroads of hope for peace in the Middle East, their achievements uncelebrated and their promise untested. As a member of this indigenous group, I try to bring our existence to light, to sing out our ...
Watch All Of This Year's Best Picture Nominees In Under 4 Minutes   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, movies, celebrity, Oscar Nominations, society, culture, interesting, news, media, world )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - youtu.be
The Best Picture category has gotten more bloated over the years, and movies aren't getting any shorter. You're going to watch the Oscars anyway, so now you can have an opinion on the nominees 982 minutes faster than watching the actual films.
How Uncle Ibrahim Protected the Village Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Hatim Kanaaneh, arts, humans, interesting, culture, society, violence, rights, freedoms, government, law, news, politics, safety, education )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Next Tuesday in New York City, Hatim Kanaaneh will launch the publication of his short-story collection, Chief Complaint: A Country DoctorâEUR(TM)s Tales of Life in Galilee, in an event at the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University.
Israel Sentences Palestinian Teen Lina Khattab to 6 Months in Prison for Protesting ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, protest, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Lina Khattab, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, safety, sadness, news, rights, dishonesty, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Lina Khattab, an 18-year-old Birzeit University student and dancer in the prominent El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe, was arrested by Israeli troops on December 13 2014.
Copenhagen Imam Incited Against Jews On Eve of Synagogue Attack   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Denmark, Copenhagen, abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, religion, sadness, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
One day before the weekendâEUR(TM)s terror attacks in Copenhagen âEUR" Hajj Saeed, the Imam of the Al-Faruq Mosque in the city, rejected interfaith dialogue with Jews.
Beheadings Sign of Gathering Genocide in Middle East
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, abuse, murder, genocide, Christians, non-Muslims, Muslims, Islam, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 8 days ago - aleteia.org
The assault on civil liberties by the militant Islamist groups has affected large populations, but Christians are specifically targeted on religious grounds associated with an ideology that sees them as infidels.
Angelina Jolie's Powerful New Films Tell The Stories Of Women Captured By ISIS ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Documentary Films, Angelina Jolie, world, women, sadness, safety, society, culture, family, freedoms, abuse, violence, ISIS/ISIL, Iraq, rights, crime, death, humans, movies, news, murder )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Jolie's documentaries tell the stories of some of the women captured by the Islamic State group as well as their families. They provide a devastating glimpse of the horror endured by over 2 million Iraqis who fled their homes during the onslaught.
 

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