Category Human Rights

Palestine/Gaza: The Siege

The three year old siege on the Gaza Strip and its 1.5 million inhabitants is a testament to the Israeli regime’s disregard of law, decency and morality. This siege amounts to collective punishment, an action outlawed by various conventions and humanitarian laws. This is not to mention the suffering and humanitarian crisis caused by this […]

Roger Waters – "We Shall Overcome"

Over the new year 2009-2010, an international group of 1500 men and women from 42 nations went to Egypt to join a Freedom March to Gaza. They did this to protest the current blockade of Gaza. To protest the fact that the people of Gaza live in a virtual prison. To protest the fact that […]

Israel Admits Stealing Palestinian Organs

“If such is what they are willing to admit, imagine how much they are concealing,” Knesset member Teibi told IOL. – the rest of the article …

Court sentences Lebanese woman for beating Filipino helper

Al-Akhbar reported that a Lebanese court sentenced a Lebanese women to jail and to pay a fine for beating her home helper. The abused Filipino, Johalin Malibago, was not present in the court when the sentence was pronounced. “Ethiopian Suicides” blog translated the article from which following is quoted: On 9 December 2009, a criminal […]

Jewish / Not Jewish

In the photo above:She: I’m from Austin, Tx. Israel would pay me to move to HIS LAND because I’m JEWISH.He: I’m from Palestine. I cannot return to MY LAND because I’m NOT JEWISH.

Hidden Shame of Lebanese Domestic Violence

… he would first attack the children -he would tie up and beat their son and daughter.If she tried to stop him, he would put a knife to their throats and threaten to kill them.On other days he would ask her and the children to chose their own instrument of torture – a thick electric […]

One billion worldwide suffer from hunger

“The silent hunger crisis – affecting one-sixth of all of humanity – poses a serious risk for world peace and security…It’s the first time in human history that we have so many hungry people in the world…And that’s a contradiction, because a lot of the world is very rich despite the economic crisis.”