Some of the strongmen of the Middle East are no longer in the picture, but who, and what, will come to replace them?
Yesterday’s parliamentary elections in Egypt is a case in point. Certainly, there was a sense of hope written on the faces of Egyptians who voted, as perhaps a first step in reclaiming their country. But who did they vote for? Undoubtedly, the Muslim Brotherhood will garner a strong position in the new government. But does that necessarily mean an end to democracy even…Continue
Added by Nissim Dahan on November 29, 2011 at 11:59pm — No Comments
Although all inhabitants of the planet earth are similar in their physical being and basic needs, still it stands divided geographically, historically, politically, economically, socially, psychologically and emotionally. Despite great strides in the areas of human rights, democracy and technological development inequity and inequality continue to haunt us. It would be proper go through The Preamble and some articles of Universal Declaration Of Human Rights issued by the United…Continue
Added by Tasneem Hameed on November 28, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments
The annual expressions of gratitude from the U.S.’ Thanksgiving holiday now subsided, I share a poem I wrote yesterday about how hard it is at times to be genuinely grateful.
Over the past year, I have been fortunate enough to live rent-free, staying with friends and family. But that has also meant that I have been someone’s houseguest.
After I wrote this reflection, I wondered: Is there a parallel to be drawn with those at the…Continue
Added by How Matters on November 25, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments
Finaly I sat down...to tell you - I`m spreading. Since this day my "controversial" lifestory will be found on www.frype.com/alshalom too.
Some posts will be both here and there,some just there.
Toda raba, shukran for reading my posts and keeping in me will to continue.
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(« Lebenslauf » by Adi Holzer)
« Vigilance » is the second of a series of short segues that I have composed in order to combine already existing pieces into one larger, continuous whole.
Each of the segues highlights a…Continue
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In this week’s PSR: Kenyan forces in Somalia; Liberian run-off election results; New PM in Madagascar; Cuba personal property reform; Right-wing wins Guatemala’s presidency; Violence after Nicaraguan presidential elections; Occupy Wall Street marches to DC; Indonesia miners’ strike; riots in PNG; North Korean refugees in South; Belarus human rights activist on trial; Berlusconi to resign; Nationalists rally in Moscow; UK student protests; Bahrain…Continue
Added by Cameron Chisholm on November 11, 2011 at 6:40pm — No Comments
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From: Jonathan Pollak [mailto:Jonat...@popularstruggle.org]
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2011 11:47 PM
To: Dorothy Naor
Subject: Palestinians to Challenge Segregation By Riding Settler Buses to Jerusalem
Monday, 7 November 2011
Palestinian Freedom Riders to Challenge…Continue
In this week’s PSR: Chinese abuse in Zambia; Nigerian election results upheld; Kordofan clashes; Opposition offices attacked in Zimbabwe; Brazilian Truth Commission; Chilean use of force; Anonymous threatens Zeta cartel; First Peoples plan rejected in Australia; Mine explosion in China; Chinese critic under pressure; Sentence for U.S. soldier in South Korea; U.S. Embassy attack in Bosnia; French newspaper bombed; Greece economic woes; Auschwitz…Continue
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My friend, Sagi Melamed, wrote this article. As you read it ask youreself this: How do you promote the cause of peace when both sides to a conflict believe they're right?
Added by Nissim Dahan on November 3, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments
If you and your family were setting out to sea indefinitely on a small ship that would receive limited deliveries of potable water once a week, chances are you wouldn’t plant a garden of hibiscus and bougainvillea on deck. Why not? Because it would be impractical: these ornamental plants guzzle fresh water. They would be pretty to look at, but you’d soon chuck them overboard when you had to decide if you or the bougainvillea got the water that…Continue
Added by Friends of the Earth Middle East on November 2, 2011 at 9:01am — No Comments