Shimon Peres was in a tight election race against Benjamin Netanyahu in April 1996. He thought a little war in south Lebanon would improve his dovish image and so he launched “Operation Grapes of Wrath.” On April 19, 1996, Israel attacked the U.N. camp in Qana killing 106 civilians. “We did not know that […]
via BLOOD, FIRE AND SLAUGHTER, QANA 1996 — Cathy Sultan blog
My heart still aches for that once holy land… the streets awash with the blood of innocents…
The Burkhini Ban…
…and why I find this so offensive, on so many levels.
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Where does it hurt?
Remember your parents asking you that question when you were young, when you had just fallen off your bike, or out of a tree?
My parents don’t really ask me that question anymore but when I saw an article in SoulPancake with that same title, I thought I’d have a look online to see where it hurts in the world today.
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Ignorance breeds hatred. Learn, and love.
Joanna HH – lover of life, utopian dreamer, free spirit, blogger
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A comment on “With guns you can kills terrorists. With education you can kill terrorism.” ~ a quote by Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Children’s and Women’s Rights Activist. Read more here: http://www.biography.com/people/malala-yousafzai-21362253
WE ARE SURVIVORS
I really enjoy the World Food Programme’s (WFPs) “Stories”- not only are there some beautiful yet heart breaking images, but also real people’s stories as well as the facts about the situations that many people are currently facing across entirely different countries, for entirely different reasons, worldwide.
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