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UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians

The UN human rights investigator for Gaza and the West Bank called on Israel on Thursday to investigate what he called excessive force used by Israeli security forces against Palestinians and to prosecute perpetrators. 344 more words

Daily News

Step 1: The Count

In case you missed it – I decided to sell most of my clothing! OMG, I know!

If you are wondering about the reason behind this seemingly crazy endeavour, read my earlier  258 more words

Lena's Interests

Godless

Creating a path for the godless
On a Saturday night.
From the lounge bar
To the chippie.
From the condom machine to regret
As you lay down in the gutter, 22 more words

Poetry

I need more boundaries

Last year I completed my ‘no shopping’ challenge. As you’d know, I found it easier than expected and enjoyed feeling liberated from my consumerist lifestyle. 229 more words

Consumerism

112 Days

You remember the conversation on the other side of the cream-coloured curtains between a nervous wife and a helpless husband: one in pain she has never experienced before, her first day in the battle against a disease that threatens to break your mind before it breaks your body, and the other, eager to be of some use to his wife, to comfort her and hold her hand, wishing with all his might that it were enough to help her, to heal her.. 890 more words

Days Of Our Lives

The Problem of Plenty

I’ve often been told that I am a difficult person to maintain friendship with. The reasons cited have been vivid. Well I don’t smoke. While I have no problem with others smoking, I have been told that I am no fun because there’s no nicotine in my system. 972 more words

Life

1,826 + 5.1 million= Disgrace

Forbes listed the number of Billionaires in 2015 at 1,826, with a combined net worth of over 5 trillion!

30 billion a year would end world hunger. 333 more words

Human Family