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2016 in review Politics #1 Year of dissonance

2016 year of dissonance, despair, where all certainties were brushed away When Israeli commandos in 2010 intercepted a flotilla of ships seeking to break Israel’s blockade of Hamas in the Gaza Strip a diplomatic rupture broke several contacts in the … Continue reading

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What Associated Press released on Wednesday 23 March 2016

By: Associated Press March 23, 2016 BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities searched Wednesday for a man pictured at the Brussels airport with two apparent suicide bombers, amid growing suggestions that the bombings of the Brussels airport and subway were the … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 10

Very soon after the Paris attack on Wednesday last week, Muslims in Europe were already feeling the backlash from it.  This also made many to call for insight and calmness. The United Nations Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein said … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 3

Early Friday, Security forces streamed into the small industrial town of Dammartin-en-Goële, near Charles de Gaulle airport in a massive operation to seize the two men at the printing house suspected of carrying out France’s deadliest terror attack in decades. Tens of … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 1

Paris, France, Wednesday 7 January, a black Citroen C3 drove up to the Charlie Hebdo building in Rue Nicolas-Appert. Two masked gunmen, dressed in black and armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles got out and approached the offices. It did seem … Continue reading

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Reluctance to act in Syrian civil war

The Syrian conflict, which has killed more than 90,000 people, is going on between forces loyal to the Syrian government and those seeking to oust it. Would it be would be “reckless and immoral” for the United States or the … Continue reading

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The trigger of Aurora shooting

Early Violence and reason to talk In history we come up against many violent acts since Cain killed his own brother Abel out of jealousy. The mind not accepting the other having something or not having something made human people … Continue reading

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