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The Cat at the Wall

Trying to catch up on books I read for the Cybils. This is one that was nominated in middle grade, but kept in teen at my library. 205 more words

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Against the proposed Europe-wide legal ban on genocide denial

I published this letter in the Guardian on 27 January 2015 (scroll down for my letter):

‘The proposals of a European Council on Toleration and Reconciliation report for a Europe-wide ban on genocide denial, as part of a swathe of new legal measures ( 576 more words

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Military steps up use of live 0.22 inch bullets against Palestinian stone-throwers

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West Bank military commander recently confirmed shift to use of live fire instead of crowd control weapons

Recent months have seen a dramatic rise in Israeli security forces’ use of live 0.22 inch caliber bullets (Ruger rifle bullets, also known by the nickname Two-Two) in clashes with Palestinians in the West Bank. 258 more words

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Israel expels 43 intelligence veterans who refused to spy in Palestinian territories

The Guardian-Israel’s top military electronic surveillance unit expelled dozens of veterans on Monday for refusing to spy on Palestinians living under occupation, Army Radio said. 243 more words

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A tunnel into Sacher Park, Jerusalem

One of a few tunnels going into Sacher Park from many apartment buildings surrounding it.

Israel / Palestine

Palestinian Stabs Passengers on Bus in Israel

(JERUSALEM, Israel) — A Palestinian man stabbed 11 people on and near a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, seriously wounding three of them before he was shot and arrested by Israeli police. 812 more words