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Banksy's Goddess disappeared !

Have you heard that the valuable mural of a Greek goddess Niobé done by the British Street Art legend Banksy in Gaza was sold to a local artist for less than $200? 60 more words

Street Art

How to Avoid Getting Hauled Before the Hague

Yes, Palestine just became a member of the International Criminal Court. But Israel can still avoid global humiliation — by subjecting itself to genuine self-scrutiny.  1,090 more words

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Controversy in Gaza over sale of Banksy's painting "Bomb Damage"

Jehan Alfarra

Rabie Darduna, the 33-year old owner of the door on which Banksy painted an art piece he called “bomb damage” during his visit to Gaza earlier this year, claimed to have been tricked into selling his door for 700 NIS ($175) to Belal Khaled, a Palestinian graffiti artist and Banksy-fan. 319 more words

Damn Siege...!

Gaza and Yemen: why the double standard?

The Washington Post reported this today:

An airstrike killed dozens of people Monday at a camp for displaced people in northern Yemen, in what appeared to be the single deadliest attack since a Saudi ­Arabia-led coalition sent warplanes to target Shiite insurgents advancing across the country.

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Under the new world metrics… what's YOUR child's life worth?

It’s amazing what you can get away with in the world today if you’re a celebrity, a pop star or a politician, or a person with powerful friends, or best of all, the powerful person who finances politics. 881 more words

Leon Brittan

Penniless Palestinian 'was tricked' into selling £400,000 Bansky for just £118

A Palestinian man has claimed that he was tricked into selling a £400,000 Banksy mural for just £118.

Street artist Banksy visited Gaza in February and created several politically-motivated murals in the rubble of homes and buildings destroyed in the Gaza-Israel conflict, including a weeping Greek goddess on the sole remaining door of Rabie Darduna’s house. 233 more words

World

Free Film Showing: Where Should the Birds Fly?

Free Film Showing: Where Should the Birds Fly? By Fida Qishta

15thApril, 19:00-21:00 – hosted by Amnesty Hampstead and Belsize

Amnesty International UK, The Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA… 188 more words