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Multicultural Suicide: an epitaph

She was an earnest devotée.
Her ideals, birthed in Chardonnay
were globally diverse (read: white).
A liberal bark preceded bite.
Her crystal clearer than her vision; 288 more words

My Shameful Addiction - To Poetry

Op-Ed: Medea Benjamin: Deported From Egypt, Admired by Obama

By Lee Kaplan:

Last week Medea Benjamin of Code Pink was stopped at Cairo’s airport by Egyptian security and ultimately deported to Turkey to be sent on her way home. 711 more words

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Code Pink Founder Brutalized in Cairo and Deported

Media Benjamin, the co-founder of the anti-war and progressive organization, Code Pink, was violently pushed to ground and arrested in Cairo airport and kept in an airport cell overnight by Egyptian authorities and deported to Turkey. 431 more words

Egypt: a rogue state

Dear Secretary Kerry and Mr. Sievers,

On March 3, an American citizen was detained at the airport in Cairo, placed in a holding cell with other detainees, and held for hours without being given any information for the reasons for her detention. 544 more words


Medea Benjamin Detained, Jailed, Seriously Injured, then Deported from Egypt

Dandelion Salad

democracynow on Mar 4, 2014

democracynow.org – U.S. peace activist Medea Benjamin was detained Monday at Cairo’s airport by Egyptian police without explanation. She says she was questioned, held overnight in an airport prison cell and then violently handcuffed by Egyptian officials, who dislocated her shoulder and broke her arm.


Egyptian Police Detain, Assault, & Deport Peace Activist Medea Benjamin

On route to a women’s conference in Gaza, Code Pink founder and peace activist Medea Benjamin was detained by Egyptian police and held in an airport prison cell for several hours without being charged. 272 more words

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Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Tuesday, March 4

“Help. They Broke My Arm. Egypt Police”: Peace Activist Medea Benjamin Detained en Route to Gaza. Humanitarian Crisis Intensifies in Fallujah As Iraqi Gov’t… 483 more words

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