Tag Archive | Oppression

No Peace Allowed in Afghanistan

No Peace Allowed in Afghanistan

Originally posted on Astute News:
Whatever hopes of returning to normal life regular Afghans have had until recently, these days those are all but dissolving like a morning mist. The so-called Afghan reconciliation summit that was to be held in Qatar has?been?put on the back burner?indefinitely.?It was envisioned as a separate event, unrelated to the…

Just Because No One Is Looking Over Your Shoulder It Doesn’t Mean No One Is Watching

While I was happy that my ban from WordPress was done after almost four months, it appears that, for the moment, some sites are more difficult for me to engage than others. I wonder if other WordPress bloggers experience this. I saw a post by Uprootedpalestinian’s Blog titled “Belfast councillors vote against sending rep on […]

There Are No Children In War

There is currently a second attempt, in both the House and Senate, to pass legislation protecting the human rights of children in an occupied country under siege by an aggressive military force. The following is about the first attempt: Co-Sponsors of H.R.4391 – Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act […]

Doesn’t It Affect Us All?

  In June of 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided, in the case Williams v. Pennsylvania, that an appellate judge can’t decide an appeal in a case in which he or she had a significant role during prosecution, specifically a case involving the death penalty. It was decided by a 5-3 ruling that Terence Williams’ […]

Message from Jalil Muntaqim to Friends & Supporters

A show of strength and courage despite business as usual in the fear-ridden, hate-dominated United States Of Corporations…

Power Is Not A Thought, It’s An Action

So don’t think about it, take it… We are taught, in theory, in lessons of morality, that justice always prevails. We are taught that she/he who upholds concepts such as compassion, integrity and justice will always “win” in the end. (We’re morbidly obsessed with “winning” everything in our winner-take-all, lottery mentality version of a society.) […]

The Lobby-USA, Parts 1-4

This is an incredibly important film that everyone, especially those who live in the U.S. and who believe that they live in a democracy or that they live in a country that supports human rights or that they live in a country that allows freedom, should see. Freedom isn’t having twenty brands of (mostly) toxic […]