Tag Archives: Arab Spring

2015 In the Picture

2015 opened with an attack on the freedom of press. The first month of the year there was an outpouring of anguished and biting solidarity with those gunned down at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo where 12 were killed including … Continue reading

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2014 Politics all over the world

Thailand The 2013–14 Thai political crisis did not seem to come to an end and the ‘peaceful’ protests were silenced at certain moments, with brutal police force. Anti-government protests took place between November 2013 and May 2014, organised by the … Continue reading

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Zionism comments and the place of Jerusalem in the world

The world today faces more global problems and might face more strife or dispute, noisy quarrel or contention. Today 7.9 million people live in Israel, 10 times the number at the country’s founding. Since early 2011, the winds unleashed by … Continue reading

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2012 mensenrechten rapport – 2012 Human Rights report

Het nieuwe (23ste) jaarrapport van Human Rights Watch is uit. De Russische Federatie komt in twee bijdragen aan bod. Op blz. 60-65 vind je een fotoreportage van de Disability Rights Movement – de beweging die ijvert voor de rechten van … Continue reading

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Cool Person of the year 2011

Time Magazine Coolest Person Committee was determined to pick someone whose cool was tested and pervasive, obvious even to the dorks who work at this magazine. They defined cool in the classic Marlon Brando way an unshakable calm mixed with … Continue reading

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The Protester named Person of the Year 2011 by Time Magazine

TIME has named the 2011 Person of the Year and it’s no surprise: The Protester.  Highly inclusive, it covers Occupy Wall Street, the 99 Percent, Tahrir Square and the rest of the Arab Spring and actions in Europe and across … Continue reading

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