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Sepur Zarco: Landmark Sexual Violence Case in Guatemala

Image from the Sepur Zarco trial taken by Nelton Rivera

On Monday, February 1, the landmark Sepur Zarco trial opened in Guatemala City before High-Risk Court A. 3,050 more words

Justice

European Parliament delegation denied access to Gaza by Israeli authorities

A delegation from the European Parliament was prevented by the Israeli authorities from accessing the blockaded Gaza Strip this week, the delegation said in an official statement.

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Politics

Meet Your Makers: First Contact Scenarios in Ridley Scott's Prometheus

By Emma Louise Backe

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus (2012) was an epic, existential prologue to Alien (1979) over twenty years in the making. The movie expands upon the universe first constructed in partnership between Scott and H.R. 1,413 more words

Anthropology

Day 3: Dekanawida, The Great Peacemaker

Legend has it that Dekanawida (“The Great Peacemaker”) was born to a virgin mother in the nation of the Hurons and became known as a visionary thinker in the 15th century. 723 more words

Morning Prayer 2.9.16, Shrove Tuesday

Professor Longhair got us off to a good start today, and then a street band had us tapping our toes.

Man, did we have fun at 7 a.m.! 2,787 more words

Christianity

Whose Land Is It, Anyway? Part 2

My focus in this series, Whose Land Is It, Anyway, is Israel and Palestine. However, I do not come to this concern as a blank slate. 836 more words

Israel/Palestine

Evening Prayer 2.6.16, The Martyrs of Japan

“Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Messiah?”

From the rising of the sun to its setting my Name shall be great among the nations, and in every place incense shall be offered to my Name, and a pure offering; for my Name shall be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts. 2,105 more words

Christianity