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Israeli Racism Takes Center Stage at Manhattan JCC
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Israel, Palestine. Human Rights, JCC Manhattan, two-state solution, racism, bigotry, politics, ethics, culture, society, interesting, world, rights, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A month ago, JCC Manhattan, a center for Jewish life on the Upper West Side, provided a stage for an Israeli figure to justify racism against Palestinians, with such statements as âEURoeWhat I would want {in a two-state agreement] is maximal territory ...
Palestinian Teen Khaled Al-Sheikh Freed From Israeli Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, safety, government, family, humans, law, interesting, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - samidoun.net
Al-Sheikh was one of 1,200 Palestinian children detained in 2014; there have been another 200 detained so far in 2015. Between 500 and 700 Palestinian children are brought before Israeli military courts each year.
Paul McCartney Calls for End to Commercial Seal Hunt, Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Mccartney, Seal Hunt, canada humane society international, activists, death, government, humans, murder, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 6 days ago - cbc.ca
Former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is once again calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt off Canada's East Coast. McCartney appeals for a stop to what he calls a "senseless slaughter" in a statement released by Humane Society International.
Vandals Attack Christian Graveyard in Northern Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Christians, abuse, freedoms, ethics, Jewish extremists, crime, law, rights, government, society, culture, violence, religion, news, police )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
Police opened an investigation after receiving a report about damage to a number of graves at a Christian cemetery in the village of Kufr Bir'im, spokeswoman Luba Samri said, indicating that the tombstones were 'broken and displaced'.
European Parliament Members Demand 'Pressure' on Israel to Free Palestinian Lawmakers
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, EU, Human Rights, ethics, government, freedoms, politics, humans, abuse, activists, society, interesting, law, news, rights, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Fifty-eight members of the European Parliament have called on the EU to put 'pressure' on Israel to release Khalida Jarrar and other members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) from its prisons.
Nigeria's President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari Says He Can't Promise To Find Chibok Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Nigeria, Boko Haram, missing girls, violence, safety, government, family, children, ethics, abuse, society, freedoms, sadness, women, politics )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A solemn march was held to remember the 219 girls seized from their boarding school in Chibok by gunmen from the Boko Haram extremist group. In Nigeria's capital of Abuja, 219 girls paraded in the streets, with each carrying a placard bearing a name.
Before Prayers Finished Friday, Israeli Military Began Firing Teargas Canisters and Rubber-Coated Bullets
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, violence, Israeli military, Human Rights, safety, sadness, politics, government, ethics, humans, children, abuse, freedoms, rights, society, news, crime )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The Israeli military did not even wait for Kafr Qaddum's Friday demonstration to start before firing at the crowd of demonstrators today. Before prayers had finished the Israeli military began firing at the demonstration with teargas, stun grenades ...
The End of Fish and Chips
Society & Culture  (tags: world, North Sea, UK, fish and chips, climate-change, diet, environment, culture, news, sadness, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - hopesandfears.com
In a new report published in the Nature Climate Change journal, researchers at the University of Exeter have determined that many cold water species of fish will be leaving the North Sea as it rapidly warms, marking an end for many of the UK's fishy ...
ACTION: Former Prisoner and Current Law Student Salah Hamouri Banned From West Bank ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, Salah Hamouri, ethics, education, law, humans, freedoms, society, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - samidoun.net
Hamouri is a law student at Al-Quds University-Abu Dis with courses in Ramallah, where he must take a qualifying exam in July in order to become a lawyer. This arbitrary military order will prevent him from completing his studies and obtaining his ...
BREAKING NEWS::Palestinian Leader, Parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar Arrested By Israeli Occupation Forces ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, Human Rights, women, society, violence, safety, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, family, rights, sadness, dishonesty, law, news, humans )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - samidoun.net
In the early morning hours Thurs., April 2, over 60 Israeli occupation soldiers raided the home of Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar, a prominent leftist leader, feminist, & human rights advocate, arresting her, kicking down the door, & holding
Univ. of Southampton Cancels Conference After Government, Israel Lobby Pressure
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Israel, Israel Lobby, ethics, University of Southampton, freedoms, dishonesty, society, culture, interesting, news, abuse, law, politics, education, crime, government, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The organizers of a planned conference on Israel say they are considering emergency legal action against the UK's University of Southampton after administrators withdrew permission for the event.
Forget the Duchess of Cambridge's Pregnancy Wardrobe ~ the Woman Is a Superhero
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, satire, Americans, women, society, culture, health, pregnancy, Kate Middleton, ethics, children, humans, interesting, freedoms, rights, world, family )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - theguardian.com
The older I get and the more I know about pregnancy, the more amazed I am by attitudes towards it from certain sectors of the media. Why are the media obsessed with how Kate is dressing during her difficult pregnancy?
Israeli Government Spreads Racist Caricature of Arabs on Facebook, Twitter
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, racism, Israeli government, society, culture, ethics, sadness, politics, government, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, rights, safety, religion, abuse, media, internet )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's supposed apology for his incitement against Palestinian citizens of Israel during Israel's recent election campaign, his government continues to spread anti-Arab hatred.
Are Climate Change Deniers Funding Attack on Palestine Activism?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, BDS, Zionists, world, business, corporations, climate-change deniers, government, ethics, society, politics, culture, environment, freedoms, humans, rights, violence )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Last weekend, Zionist activists paid up to $1,000 each to attend a conference in Los Angeles on the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
 

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