Posts Tagged “M. Cherif Bassiouni”

Remembering two iconic champions of Palestinian rights

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Remembering two iconic champions of Palestinian rights

Remembering two iconic champions of Palestinian rights M. Cherif Bassiouni recently passed away, ending a life of struggle against justice including for the rights of Palestinians. Bassiouni was one of two great icons who mentored me into activism for Palestinian rights when I was younger. What they once represented is often difficult to find in…

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Bassiouni under attack from extremists who hate Israel, peace & moderates

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Bassiouni under attack from extremists who hate Israel, peace & moderates

No one has done more than Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni to help educate Americans on the just cause of the Palestinian people, and in recent years on confronting the distorted stereotypes against Islam. One of the world’s preeminent lawyers, Bassiouni has fought for the rights of the weak regardless of their race or religion. Now he’s…

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Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin reportedly engaged to George Clooney

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Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin reportedly engaged to George Clooney

Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin reportedly engaged to George Clooney By Ray Hanania Lebanese Human Rights Lawyer Amal Alamuddin, 36, reportedly is engaged to American Hollywood film actor and two-time Academy Award winner (acting and producing) George Clooney, 52. Alamuddin was born in Beirut, Lebanon of Druze Muslim parents. Both Clooney and Alamuddin are human rights…

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