At first glance, the graveyard in La Macarena, 170 miles south of Bogotá, looks like any other resting place for the dead in Latin America. Well-tended graves lie in neat rows, divided by tidy paths.
But slightly uphill there lies an annexe to the cemetery, and in this unofficial…Continue
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”Young people, they are starting to think that ethnic divisions are normal ... if something doesn't happen to change this, there will be no change.” (Emin Mahmutovic, civic…Continue
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Addressing a conference at Bir Zeit University in the West Bank, the UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi warned that, following prolonged and repeated crises in Gaza "consciously or not, many
embrace the self-fulfilling rhetoric that seeks to justify its exclusion as a
place beyond salvation."
Bolder measures were needed to place Gaza on the road to recovery, Grandi…
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Ask principal Hanan Awwad what it is like to head the Khan al-Ahmar elementary school and she will reply that she feels “fear and exhaustion” – but also great
Hanan Awwad is afraid that her five-room school building could be demolished at any moment. Khan al-Ahmar –…Continue
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FITNESS PROGRAM & CAPACITY-BUILDING
Erle Frayne D. Argonza…
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The Dutch advertising watchdog has criticized Israel for publishing "misleading" information on its tourism website that blurs the
borders between Israel and occupied Arab territories.
The Advertising Code Committee says in a nonbinding ruling that material distributed by…Continue
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The following is an excerpt from the written testimony of Glyn Secker, captain of the Irene, the latest boat to attempt the breaking of Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip:
”The weather was still very kind to us and we made better progress than
expected. Not wanting…
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Millions of Palestinians have waited in refugee camps since 1948 in order to return to their homes, that is for 62 years. They can wait a little longer until Israel collapses within 20 years.
Otherwise, for the Palestinians…Continue
The trial against publisher Zarakolu and writer Güler on the grounds of the book "The KCK file - Global state and Kurds without a state" has started.
Güler demanded to lift the ban of the book. The case was postponed to 2
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Post-9/11, Washington sponsored four coup d'états. Two succeeded - mostly recently in Honduras in 2009 against Manuel Zelaya, and in Haiti in 2004 deposing Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Two others failed
- in Venezuela in 2002 against Hugo Chavez, and on September 30 in Ecuador
against Rafael Correa - so far. Two by Bush, two by Obama with plenty of time
for more mischief before November 2012.…
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