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Society & Culture

Family Sues After Police Fatally Taser 95-Year-Old Man [ + Video 1:38 ]
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, death, police, sadness, violence )

Ellyn
- 37 days ago - nbcnews.com
Wrana was a patient at the Victory Center Nursing home when he refused to go to the hospital for a urinary tract infection. Police were called and eventually used a Taser and a beanbag shotgun to remove the belligerent man by force. He died the next day.
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

Jess
- 107 days ago - ft.com
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.
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 )

Jess
- 106 days ago - aljazeera.com
Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
NY Times Profile of Gazan Long Distance Runner Reveals Reality of Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: Gazan, nader al-Masri, Palestine, long distance runner, Beijing Olympics, West Bank, freedom ofmovement, Israel blockade, repression, incitement, human rights, tyranny, apartheid regime, Free Gaza, end all us military aid to Israel )

Jess
- 106 days ago - mondoweiss.net
I was saddened to learn recently, that Nader al-Masri, the Gazan long distance runner, who represented Palestine in the 2008 Beijing Olympics by running in the 5000 kilometer race, had been denied entry into the West Bank.
Why We Do It
Society & Culture  (tags: palestinemarathon, right to freedom of movement, UN Human Rights, discrimination, roadblocks, israeli occupation, violations, end all us miltary aid to israel, free Palestine, racism, checkpoints, military zones, apartheid illegal wall, freedoms )

Jess
- 106 days ago - palestinemarathon.com
The right to movement is a basic human right as stipulated in Article 13 of the UN Human Rights Charter: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement.
Psychopaths: How Can You Spot One?
Society & Culture  (tags: psycopaths )

Ellyn
- 114 days ago - healthfreedoms.org
These people lack remorse and empathy and feel emotion only shallowly. In extreme cases, they might not care whether you live or die. These people are called psychopaths. Some of them are violent criminals, murderers. But by no means all.
True Stories of the Templar Knights [+ Video 11:18]
Society & Culture  (tags: Templar Knights, Catholic Church, Knights Templar, Gothic cathedrals in Europe )

Ellyn
- 127 days ago - true-stories-of-the-templar-knights.com
The skills and secrets of the Templars were held orally; they were never written down, and these men were deeply mystical, deeply spiritual men who held great knowledge and who themselves could channel; that is, bring forth information from others...
Persian Mystical Dance - YouTube   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Persian Mystical Dance, Miriam Peretz, Rumi )

Elderberr
- 158 days ago - youtube.com
"Kahkeshani Az Noor"- Light of the Infinite Persian Mystical Dance performed by Miriam Peretz at the Silk Road Festival produced by Ballet Afsaneh 2009... Poem is by Rumi,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Relieve the Suffering of Native American Tribe - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, indigenous rights, OLakota Sioux, poverty, politics, news )

Cal
- 174 days ago - forcechange.com
Help the Lakota Sioux in South Dakota, where they experience some of the worst living conditions in the Western Hemisphere.
Whether at Home or in Hospice, We Should Be Able to Choose to Die With Dignity
Society & Culture  (tags: death, dying, hospital death, dying with dignity )

Ellyn
- 316 days ago - anh-usa.org
A hospital death means that many patients are virtually tortured during their final days, as desperate attempts are made to prevent the inevitable. In the 15th century, a book called The Art of Dying was a bestseller. Death was seen not as a failure of...
 
 
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