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 Facilitate Global supports the StopG4S campain.

G4S Israel: Intentional Complicity in Acts of Injustice for Profit?

Rachael M. Rudolph

Is it willful disregard for human rights and disrespect for humanity or the intentional complicity in acts of injustice for profit? Many within the global activist community would argue that it is… Continue reading

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Integrated Education in Northern Ireland

 Faysal Mikdadi

“Integrated Education is about mutual and common acceptance, especially the acceptance of trying new ideas for the benefit of the central purpose of education: the individual child.”

Cliodhna Scott-Wills: Development Officer for Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE)

“WHEREAS Member States have pledged… Continue reading

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#opGTMO: Justice for Guantanamo and the President of the United States’ Speech

Rachael M. Rudolph

The following is an articulation of my understanding of the points made by the President of the United States regarding an issue near and dear to our hearts, which… Continue reading

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 The UN, Integrated Systems & American Intransigence To Accountability

Clive Hambidge.

Part One

Integrated Systems

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‘Personal Journeys: The Global Impact of Israel’s Dissenting Voices’

Notes taken by Susan Walpole – Facilitate Global Fundraising Dinner, London, 10 April 2013

These notes are of two brief talks by Miko Peled and Ilan Pappe, followed by a Question and Answer (Q & A) session. Views expressed are… Continue reading

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EXCAVATION

(Of a Spanish Civil War Atrocity)

Kevin Russell-Pavier

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Back then, there was just an ordinary woman,

Standing in the crowd; just a single mother

Cradling the ragged bundle of her baby… Continue reading

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In solidarity with all hunger strikers

Gauntanamo Bay detention centre is an illegal black hole in which too many civilians have been lingering in limbo. They have been subjected to indefinite

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Taste Gaza: Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt Prepare a Dagga Salad

Posted on March 31, 2013 by dandelionsalad

Dandelion Salad

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BRICS MEMORANDUM ON PALESTINE

MEMORANDUM: APPEAL TO BRICS TO UPHOLD INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE UNDER ISRAELI OPPRESSION
- Submitted by South African civil society and political organizations to the 5th BRICS Summit
- Submitted by Buti Manamela to Marius Fransman
- 26 March, Durban (South Africa)
- Find online… Continue reading

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And the land cried tears of blood

Soraya Boyd

 

Heaving with revulsion, the defiled and mutilated land suppurates

Bloodied tears borne out of grief inconceivable only inaudible sighs each pang separates

 

And the mournful stones cry out in great desperation

 

A vicious war-faring theatre… Continue reading

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  When a Mother dies – For all Mothers

 Clive Hambidge

 “The ultimate existential issue is, of course, death-and, like all other philosophical and existential questions, the matter of death avoided as much as possible.”

(Fritjof Capra)

 When a mother approaches death in a small hospital, and… Continue reading

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*AS MEN AT GUANTANAMO HUNGER STRIKE, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS RESPOND WITH FAST AND DEMONSTRATIONS*

For Immediate Release: March 26, 2013

Witness Against Torture (www.witnesstorture.org)

Contact: Jeremy Varon, 732-979-3119, jvaron@aol.com; Christopher Knestrick, 216-496-2637, cknest11@gmail.com

On Sunday, March 24 human rights activists throughout the United States began a seven day fast… Continue reading

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Framing the Boundaries of the American Perception of Terrorism and the Entrance of Islam in the Image

Dr Rachael M. Rudolph

The anti-Islam film has sparked outrage around the world, leading from nonviolent to violent protest.  Condemnation from state to non-state actors can be heard over the film.  Anger in some places has… Continue reading

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On Questioning the Jewish State

Joseph LevineI was raised in a religious Jewish environment, and though we were not strongly Zionist, I always took it to be self-evident that “Israel has a right to exist.” Now anyone who has debated the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will have encountered this… Continue reading

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The Race to End Violence Before We End Life

Robert J. Burrowes

Can we take meaningful action to prevent our own extinction without ending human violence first?

The scientific evidence that human extinction will now occur before 2050
continues to rapidly accumulate. (See, for example, ‘Global Extinction
within one Human Lifetime as… Continue reading