Posts Tagged “injustice”

Boim murder was tragic, but Corrie murder is even worse

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Boim murder was tragic, but Corrie murder is even worse

Boim murder was tragic, but Corrie murder is even worse David Boim and Rachel Corrie were born only months apart, but their cases couldn’t be more distinct when it comes to the issues of justice, fairness and righteousness. Boim, a 17 year old with dual American and Israeli citizenship, was killed by Hamas militants in 1996 as he…

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Shoeless Joe Jackson and Arab American Major League Baseball Players

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Shoeless Joe Jackson and Arab American Major League Baseball Players

“If you build it, he will come” and “he” is Shoeless Joe Jackson… Most Arabs have no connection to “America’s pastime” but two Arab Americans have played in the major leagues and every Arab can relate to the injustice done unto Shoeless Joe Jackson. Lebanese American Joseph Michael Lahoud was born in 1947 and he…

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Hunger striker al-Qiq held without trial, justice

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Hunger striker al-Qiq held without trial, justice

Palestinian journalist imprisoned without trial or justice by Israel continues hunger strike to expose Israel’s civil rights abuses, violence and oppression. Muhammed al-Qiq symbolizes the enduring struggle against Israel’s brutality By Bettejo Indelicato A Palestinian prisoner on hunger striker becomes more than the individual their tortured body encompasses. The hunger striker, in this case Muhammad al-Qiq (Mohammed…

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SodaStream reports 28 percent drop in sales

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SodaStream reports 28 percent drop in sales

The Israeli company SodaStream, which is based in Airport City adjacent to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, reported a significant loss in revenue for the first half of 2015. The Israeli owned company became a legitimate of non-violence protestors and activists when it launched a factory in the Occupied West Bank in the industrial zone…

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PRESS RELEASE: Family of American killed by Israeli soldiers disappointed in court ruling

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PRESS RELEASE: Family of American killed by Israeli soldiers disappointed in court ruling

Statement from Corrie Family in Response to the Israeli Supreme Court’s Dismissal of Appeal in Wrongful Death of Rachel Corrie February 12, 2015 — Today we received word from our attorneys that the Supreme Court of Israel dismissed our appeal in the wrongful death case of our daughter and sister Rachel Corrie. Our family is disappointed…

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