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Is Zionism Compatible With Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, zionism, democracy. Palestinian human rights, violations, Shlomo Ben Ami, discrimination, apartheid israeli state, Mehdi Hasan, expulsion, land anexation, Diana Buttu, Gaza, Palestinian refugees, racism, right to self-determination )

- 8 hours ago -
Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
World  (tags: Deir Yassin massacre, pre-Israeli-state, settlement Givat Shaul Bet, landtheft, right of return, Palestinian refugees, colonization, zionism, usurpation, Zochrot, lNakba, Irgun and Stern Gang Zionist militias )

- 9 hours ago -
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

- 14 hours ago -
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.
Are Men's Shirt Collars An Economic Indicator?
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humans, fashion, economy, culture, businness-career, shirtcollars )

- 14 hours ago -
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Unsuspecting Victims of Israel's 'Non-Lethal' Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stop US military aid to Israel, Israel's 'Non-Lethal' Weapons, rubber-coated metal bullets, The United Nations, Palestinian-rights, Jalazoun camp, children, safety, occupation, illegal Israeli settlement, Bet El, abuse, terrorism )

- 14 hours ago -
Ahmad S.* was on his way to a wedding when he was shot in the head. It was the afternoon of April 5, 2013 and Ahmad, then 16, was making his way through the streets in the Jalazoun refugee camp where he lives.
Just Another Day of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal occupation, IDF soldiers, discrimination, targeting Palestinian civilian populatio, Israeli media, racism, ethnic cleansing, end all US aid to Israel, settlement of Yitzhar, )

- 14 hours ago -
A group of ten settlers assaults two Palestinian farmers, with IDF troops as bystanders. Just another day of occupation
Livni Upbeat on Talks, Fumes at Cabinet Hardliners
Society & Culture  (tags: peace talks, Jewish settlements, prisoner release, Palestinian state, sanctions, Tzipi Livni, Saeb Erekat, Uri Ariel, Naftali Bennett, sabotage )

- 16 hours ago -
Jewish Home colleagues 'don't want peace,' justice minister charges, as hawkish MK vows to expand Jewish presence in Hebron
Australia Still Denies Israel's Open Secret of a Nuclear Arsenal
World  (tags: Israel's nuclear capability, Israel's nuclear program, UN General Assembly resolution on nuclea, arsenal of nuclear weapons, world, middle-east )

- 17 hours ago -
Former foreign minister Professor Gareth Evans has long been closely engaged with nuclear disarmament issues. Last month he publicly described Israel as one of ''nine nuclear-armed states'' committed to the ''indefinite retention'' of their arsenals
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