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An open letter to US Evangelical supporters of Israel | +972 Magazine

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Addressing Christian Zionists who brush aside the occupation by saying, ‘it’s complicated,’ an American Evangelical writes: ‘Injustice is only complicated to those who don’t suffer from it.’ By Alice Su What would Jesus do if…
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Open Letter to #Nestlé by @yasminemotarjemi #FoodSafety #Suisse #Justice #Swiss

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Open Letter by 
Yasmine Motarjemi , Former Corporate Food Safety Manager (2000-2010), Assistant Vice President
to
Mr Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nestlé, S.A
55 Avenue Nestlé
CH-1800 Vevey

"Nyon, 4th Septembre 2010
Dear Mr Chairman,
I was your Corporate Food Safety Manager from 2000 to 2010. I write to you today for two reasons: 
first, to share with you my concerns regarding a culture and management practices in Nestlé, which 
undermine food safety; and, second, to inform you of my personal experiences while attempting to
improve the situation.
I long nourished the hope that you would be interested in meeting the person responsible for dealing 
with everyday problems of the Company in an area as important as the safety of Nestlé products. 
However, to my regret we have never had the opportunity to meet and discuss the food safety 
situation in the Company. As both corporate-level management of food safety and my professional 
status deteriorated to the point of being unacceptable, I was compelled to report my concerns to 
Management with the expectation that a fair evaluation of the situation would be undertaken. In 
the event, my efforts were in vain. 
Mr Chairman, I always found listening to your speeches a source of motivation and inspiration. 
Moreover, Nestlé Policies and Management Principles portray a model Company, with the most 
laudable corporate values. A glance at the Company building, offices and facilities is enough to make 
any outsider believe that this is an ideal working environment. 
However, after only a short time, I was profoundly disappointed at how people are managed, the 
discrepancies between your public statements and the private deeds of managers; between the 
Company’s policies and management principles and actual practices; and between the proclaimed 
values and the prevailing fear culture (including mobbing and intimidation) that managers nourished. 
I was particularly saddened by the growing realisation that Management was not only aware of this 
situation but that it was also fully accepted by the very people who should have been, in fact, the inhouse guardians of policy compliance.I failed to see the flawless execution of policy that you promoted in your speeches. Didn’t you state 
that the management of food quality and safety depends on the quality of management? What can 
be said about food safety management when the members of Management themselves do not 
respect Company policies and principles? 
If I dared challenge the Company’s food safety and human resource practices I can assure you that it 
was not out of disrespect. On the contrary, it was because of my loyalty to the Company, my 
colleagues and the consumers we served. It was also because for me the safety of our products and 
respect for our colleagues were non-negotiable values. Involving staff in building a better company 
unavoidably includes exposing shortcomings. But surely it is better to receive timely feedback from 
within than to be publicly embarrassed later by failures.
You have often expressed your commitment to food safety. Please allow me to share with you my 
own vision in this regard. Over and above the technical and scientific aspects, the foundation of 
good food safety management is an equitable system of people management that is based on 
professionalism, fairness, objectivity, open-mindedness, respect for staff and, most importantly, for 
their dignity. I regret to say that I failed to see this approach implemented at the Nestlé Head Office. 
My own situation is a case in point. 
On several occasions I reported – first to members of Management and then, in November 2009, to 
Mr Paul Bulcke – serious shortcomings in food safety management, the professional difficulties I 
faced, and the shameful treatment that I experienced in Nestlé. I hoped that I would be given the 
opportunity to provide a full and accurate account of events during the period 2005-2010. In 
response, my contract was terminated with no opportunity to provide details of my experience. 
Nevertheless, I am prepared to meet with you, at your convenience, to share my observations on 
practices in Nestlé and their eventual repercussions on Nestlé’s reputation and consumers. I would 
also hope to use this opportunity to identify an equitable solution for my personal difficult situation, another consequence of the past events in Nestlé" 
source : http://www.rts.ch/info/3989665.html/BINARY/Mr+CEO.pdf
more here (in french) http://www.rts.ch/info/economie/3988696-une-ex-responsable-de-la-securite-alimentaire-depose-plainte-contre-nestle.html
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more (in german ) : http://www.handelszeitung.ch/unternehmen/nestle-im-keim-erstickt

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Environmental Justice Report: 81% Of Products Tested At U.S. Dollar Stores Are Unsafe #environment

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Environmental Justice Report: 81% Of Products Tested At U.S. Dollar Stores Are Unsafe #environment

Low income families often live in communities surrounded by toxic refineries and other dangerous industries, further increasing exposure.

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Prescription #painkillers linked to high homicide rates – study - RT 3:55 #health #criminality #violence

Prescription #painkillers linked to high homicide rates – study - RT 3:55 #health #criminality #violence


Researchers have found a disturbing link between people who abuse prescription painkillers, specifically those containing opiates, and impulse homicides in d...
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Will #US Government Be Made to Answer for Fueling #Yemen's Approaching Famine? #humanitarian

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Will #US Government Be Made to Answer for Fueling #Yemen's Approaching Famine? #humanitarian

With Yemen on the verge of famine, and civilians paying a devastating toll in the relentless Saudi-led bombing campaign, one key question emerges: Will the U.S. government ever be held to account for its role in the crisis?

The United Nations warned Wednesday that the country of 26 million faces the highest-level humanitarian emergency—on par with Iraq, Syria, and South Sudan.

The grim assessment adds to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's call on Wednesday for an immediate halt to the fighting, or at the very least, a "pause in hostilities until the end of the holy month of Ramadan so that humanitarian aid can be delivered into and across Yemen and reach people cut off from vital supplies for months."

As of now, nearly 13 million people are "not able to meet their food needs," and 15 million "have no healthcare and outbreaks of dengue and malaria are raging unchecked," said the UN in another statement this week.

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, UN envoy for Yemen, warned last week that the country is "one step" from famine.

"Children are not being vaccinated—either because health centres do not have electricity or the fuel they need to keep vaccines cold and distribute them, or because parents are too frightened by the fighting to take their children to receive vaccinations," said Dr. Peter Salama, UNICEF regional dir

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#PopeFrancis recruits #NaomiKlein in climate change battle #environment #Pape

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#PopeFrancis recruits #NaomiKlein in climate change battle #environment #Pape

Social activist ‘surprised but delighted’ to join top cardinal in high-level environment conference at the Vatican

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#israel colludes with #alNusra to keep Golan Heights peace – #Palestine's Foreign Minister - 2:48

#israel colludes with #alNusra to keep Golan Heights peace – #Palestine's Foreign Minister - 2:48


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The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has all but collapsed, and coupled with an outgoing US President and growing regional instability, the political and diplomatic climate doesn’t seem conducive to a breakthrough. Is it time to draw a line on decades of failed negotiations, and what framework could provide the best chance of success? Oksana is joined by Riyad al-Maliki, the Foreign Affairs Minister of the State of Palestine, to negotiate these issues.

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#Hebron - Soldiers arrest minor - YouTube #israel #Palestine #BDS #Boycottisrael #HumanRights

#Hebron - Soldiers arrest minor - YouTube #israel #Palestine #BDS #Boycottisrael #HumanRights

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No ‘#JeSuisCharleston’? #BlackLivesMatter #JeSuisCharlie (so, it depends .. not for black people ?)

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No ‘#JeSuisCharleston’? #BlackLivesMatter #JeSuisCharlie (so, it depends .. not for black people ?)

Ajamu Baraka asks; where are the international marches of solidarity with African Americans?


Where are the international marches of solidarity with African Americans? The statements from world leaders condemning the terrorist attack and calling on U.S. Authorities to crack down on the whit...
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« Les grecs ne paient pas leurs impôts et ont vécu au-dessus de leurs moyens » - vrai ou pas ?

« Les grecs ne paient pas leurs impôts et ont vécu au-dessus de leurs moyens » - vrai ou pas ?

3e chronique « Grèce ou marre de l’enfumage médiatique »

Il parait qu’éluder l’impôt est une habitude tellement généralisée au sein de la population grecque que c’en est devenu un sport national. Il parait que les dépenses publiques en Grèce sont totalement démesurées et que c’est ce qui a justifié des réformes drastiques. Vraiment ?

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Prince Talal of #saudiarabia: my visit to #israel shall mark the new age of peace and fraternity - AWD News #EvilAlliance

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Prince Talal of #saudiarabia: my visit to #israel shall mark the new age of peace and fraternity - AWD News #EvilAlliance

The Saudi multi-millionaire media tycoon, prince Talal Bin Waleed, has urged all Arab nations to give up their acrimonious stance toward the Jewish nation and instead continue to strive for a more peaceful , prosperous and homogenous Middle-East.The ...

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#WikiLeaks Publishes More Documents Revealing #Saudi Connection Against #Syria And #USA (#ArabiaSaudi=terrorist state)

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#WikiLeaks Publishes More Documents Revealing #Saudi Connection Against #Syria And #USA (#ArabiaSaudi=terrorist state)


WikiLeaks also released documents claiming Riyadh had contacts with one of the most dangerous rivals of the United States in Afghanistan.

According to documents leaked by WikiLeaks, a secret treaty among Qatar, Turkey and Saudi Arabia shows they intended to overthrow the Syrian government. The revelation came from Julian Assange, the founder of the controversial website.

Assange claimed to a Russian TV channel Sunday that the secret deal had been signed by the Gulf nations in 2012. He added that Western powers like France, Britain and the United States were also involved in the secret agreement.

However, Assange said that U.S. allies in the Middle East acted in a more hostile manner. Saudi Arabia even acted against Washington’s instructions, Press TV reported.

The leaked documents are among hundreds of thousands of government papers that apparently revealed secret information abou(...)

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As Black Churches Burn Across the #US South, Are White Supremacist Attacks Continuing After #Charleston?

As Black Churches Burn Across the #US South, Are White Supremacist Attacks Continuing After #Charleston?


Ajoutée le 2 juil. 2015

http://democracynow.org - The FBI is launching an investigation into fires set at seven different African-American churches in seven days. So far none of the blazes have been labeled as hate crimes, but investigators say at least three fires were caused by arson. The fires began on June 21, just days after the Charleston massacre, and have occurred in six different states: Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Ohio. We are joined by Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which has been tracking these most recent fires.

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#Liban #LGBT : Détenu et battu pendant 3 semaines pr #homosexualité & 1 test de drogue négatif #Lebanon #HumanRights

#Liban #LGBT : Détenu et battu pendant 3 semaines pr #homosexualité & 1 test de drogue négatif #Lebanon #HumanRights | News in english | Scoop.it

#Liban #LGBT : Détenu et battu pendant 3 semaines pr #homosexualité & 1 test de drogue négatif #Lebanon #HumanRights

Droits de l’homme

« Les gendarmes ont sorti mon ami de sa cellule, l'ont menotté aux pieds et aux mains, et ont commencé à lui asséner des coups. Ils l'ont violemment frappé avant d'appeler ses parents pour leur dire que leur fils était gay. »

Il y a quelques jours, le monde célébrait la Journée mondiale contre la torture, alors qu'au Liban, les appels fusaient de partout pour mettre fin à cette pratique qualifiée par l'Onu de « systématique » et d' « inquiétante ». La publication de vidéos montrant la torture de détenus dans la prison de Roumieh avait, pour rappel, mobilisé l'opinion publique, choquée de voir de telles images dont elle aurait pourtant dû se douter. La torture dans les prisons et les postes de police n'est pas en effet chose nouvelle au Liban. C'est d'ailleurs ce que vient rappeler une déplorable affaire survenue il y a trois semaines... Une affaire qui remet sur le tapis le droit des citoyens à une vie privée et à une liberté d'orientation sexuelle, à l'heure où le mariage gay fait la une des journaux après avoir été légalisé aux États-Unis...

Une descente aux enfers
Omar* a 30 ans. Il est ingénieur civil dans un bureau d'études au centre-ville de Beyrouth. Après sa formation à l'Université Saint-Joseph, il décide de s'installer il y a quelques années au Liban, quittant sa petite amie et l'Europe, où ses parents travaillent toujours et où il a vécu la plus grande partie de son enfance et de son adolescence. Pour L'Orient-Le Jour, il a accepté de témoigner au sujet des événements qu'il a vécus durant le mois de juin. Il espère, confie-t-il, « contribuer ne serait-ce qu'à un petit changement au sein de la société à travers ce témoignage ».

L'histoire, comme rapportée par Omar, commence au soir du 9 juin 2015, à 20h30. Omar raccompagne son ami, Samer* (25 ans), jusqu'à sa maison au Liban-Sud, comme il le fait souvent. Cette nuit-là, un barrage de contrôle est inhabituellement érigé à l'entrée du Liban-Sud. Machinalement, Omar remet ses papiers d'identité et ceux de la voiture au militaire, pendant qu'un autre fouille son ami à l'extérieur du véhicule. Quelques minutes plus tard, un soldat lui demande de sortir à son tour du véhicule, lui confisque son téléphone et lui passe les menottes aux mains. Omar aperçoit alors son ami, également menotté, dans la voiture des soldats. Dans son sac à dos d'étudiant, ils ont trouvé un demi-gramme de haschisch, « pour utilisation personnelle » et dont Omar ne connaissait pas l'existence. « Ils nous ont pris à un commissariat du Sud, raconte Omar. Je savais que j'étais dans un pétrin, mais je me disais que le test médical de détection de substances illicites allait s'avérer négatif et que j'allais bientôt sortir. Je n'ai jamais consommé de haschisch ou une autre drogue. »
« Après avoir pris mes coordonnées et effectué un bref interrogatoire avec nous, durant lequel j'ai expliqué au commissaire que je n'avais rien à voir dans toute cette histoire, ils nous ont autorisés à faire un appel téléphonique vers minuit. J'ai appelé mon petit frère pour lui dire de ne pas s'inquiéter. Samer, lui, ne voulait appeler personne. Il avait l'habitude de passer la nuit en dehors de la maison. Nous avons passé la nuit dans une cellule. Ce n'était pas trop désagréable. Le lendemain, à 13 heures, on nous a emmenés à un bureau de lutte antidrogue au Sud, et c'est là qu'a commencé la descente aux enfers. »

Dans ce bureau, les deux jeunes hommes subissent un nouvel interrogatoire très violent. Ils sont traités de tous les mots par l'inspecteur en charge. « On m'a demandé de faire un test d'urine et on m'a dit que s'il était négatif, je pourrais m'en aller, ajoute Omar. Comme je n'avais pas de quoi payer les frais du test, j'ai appelé ma mère en vacances à Beyrouth et lui ai raconté mon aventure. Elle est venue me donner de l'argent et a été contrainte de repartir. Le test d'urine s'est avéré négatif, mais ils ne me l'ont pas dit. Ils ont ensuite fouillé mon téléphone, mes photos, ma boîte e-mail et mes messages. Examinant mes conversations avec Samer, ils se sont attardés sur le fait que je l'appelais "Habibi". J'ai alors nié toutes ces accusations d'homosexualité. Ils ont menacé de faire venir un médecin légiste qui pourrait déterminer si je mentais et m'ont ensuite montré les résultats de mon test d'urine sur lequel s'affichaient deux barres rouges. Il était négatif, mais ils m'ont fait croire que les deux barres signifiaient qu'il était positif. Ils voulaient que j'avoue d'où j'achetais ces substances et avec qui je les consommais. Je n'ai rien dit. Ils ont alors sorti mon ami de sa cellule, l'ont menotté aux pieds et aux mains, et ont commencé à lui asséner des coups de poing, des coups de pied et des coups de bâton. Ils lui ont mis la tête dans de l'eau froide pour qu'il donne des noms de dealers, de toxicomanes. Ils lui ont aussi dit que j'avais avoué qu'on avait eu des relations sexuelles ensemble. Ils lui ont assuré que cela allait rester confidentiel et que cela n'était pas grave du fait que nous n'avions pas été attrapés en flagrant délit dans la rue. Sous la pression, mon petit ami a tout avoué. Ils l'ont violemment frappé et même électrocuté. J'ai également dû subir un traitement similaire pour livrer une liste de noms de la communauté gay et j'ai également été battu par l'inspecteur. Face à notre silence, ils ont appelé nos parents. Ils leur ont dit que nous étions gays alors qu'ils n'en savaient rien. »


(Pour mémoire : Plus d'une femme sur deux arrêtées au Liban est torturée, révèle le CLDH)

 

« Où croyez-vous que nous sommes ? »
Quand la mère de Omar débarque au bureau de lutte antidrogue, elle fait une crise de nerfs et s'évanouit à l'annonce de la nouvelle. Le père de Samer, lui, injurie son fils qu'il ne peut voir derrière les barreaux. Les inspecteurs tentent en effet de dissimuler à son papa son visage défiguré et boursouflé. L'inspecteur conseille alors à la mère de Omar de recourir à un avocat. Lorsqu'elle cherche à savoir si son fils va être battu, l'inspecteur lui répond : « Walaw, madame, sûrement pas. Où croyez-vous que nous sommes? »

Les deux jeunes hommes passent 6 jours au Sud, durant lesquels ils ont, au quotidien, le choix entre la torture (le bâton) et la divulgation de noms de la communauté gay (une feuille et un papier), sous une grosse pancarte accrochée au bureau de l'inspecteur et sur laquelle est écrit en trois langues : « Tout usage de la force est interdit durant les interrogatoires ». Samer est accusé de consommation de substances illicites et d'homosexualité, et Omar d'homosexualité. Ils sont ensuite transférés au poste de police de Hobeiche, à Beyrouth. Là, ils subissent un interrogatoire des plus déroutants. « Ils voulaient savoir dans le détail ce que nous faisions ensemble, qui faisait quoi au lit, dans les moindres détails, confie Omar. Nous sommes restés cinq jours à Hobeiche, dans une cellule de 20 mètres carrés comprenant une vingtaine de personnes. Nous devions dormir et manger assis. Nous attendions d'être transférés devant le juge mais nous n'étions pas optimistes. Nos compagnons de cellule étaient en détention provisoire depuis plus de 50 jours. Nos parents, eux, avaient eu recours à des avocats mais n'osaient pas trop recourir à leur carnet d'adresses pour nous faire sortir. Ils avaient honte en quelque sorte. Toute ma vie s'écroulait devant moi. J'étais tellement gêné que je laissais les choses se faire. Le cinquième jour à Hobeiche, je me suis évanoui. Ma mère est venue me voir avant qu'on nous emmène à Saïda au Palais de justice. »
Et Omar de poursuivre : « Nous sommes restés huit jours enfermés avec 200 prisonniers. Le pire est que les gendarmes avaient dit à haute voix aux détenus que nous étions des homosexuels. Alors qu'ils nous disaient que les interrogatoires étaient confidentiels, tous mes compagnons de cellule savaient tous les détails. Ils auraient pu nous violer, personne n'aurait jamais rien su. Ce n'est qu'après huit jours que j'ai pu voir le juge qui m'a accordé deux minutes. J'ai signé un papier et mon avocat a payé une caution. Au bout de trois semaines, j'ai été remis en liberté, alors que mon copain était toujours en détention. »

Pour ce jeune homme qui a toujours eu une vie sexuelle très hétéro mais qui raconte s'être épanoui depuis qu'il a rencontré Samer, cette histoire ne devrait pas passer sous silence. « Le pire est arrivé, je n'ai plus rien à perdre, affirme l'ingénieur parfaitement francophone. Mon père ne m'adresse plus la parole depuis qu'il a su ce qui est arrivé, et je sais que j'ai été puni sans avoir fait le moindre mal à qui que ce soit. Cela ne m'empêchera pas de vivre ma vie comme bon me semble et je pense que j'ai, dorénavant, en horreur toutes les personnes en uniforme. »

Le ministre Machnouk se saisit de l'affaire
Contacté par L'Orient-Le Jour mardi soir, le conseiller du ministre de l'Intérieur Nouhad Machnouk, Jad Akhaoui, prié de commenter l'affaire, a assuré que les pratiques de torture ne reflètent d'aucune façon la vision et les valeurs défendues par le ministère qui « suivra cette affaire de près pour écouter la version des inspecteurs coupables et les punir le cas échéant ». Des propos repris par une source autorisée au sein des Forces de sécurité intérieure qui a encouragé les victimes à porter plainte contre les membres des FSI qui les ont torturés. « Il est vrai que la loi condamne toujours au Liban les relations contre nature, mais cela ne signifie pas pour autant que la torture est permise contre les homosexuels », a souligné la source en question.
Hier, et suite à des contacts entre L'Orient-Le Jour et le ministre Machnouk, celui-ci, qui a pris l'affaire très à cœur et lui a accordé tout l'intérêt qu'elle mérite, a dépêché une équipe de gendarmes et un médecin légiste auprès de Samer. Au Palais de justice de Saïda, le médecin l'a examiné. S'il n'a pu déceler de grosses traces de coups sur son corps, 20 jours après son passage au bureau de lutte antidrogue, l'enquête se poursuit malgré tout pour faire parler l'inspecteur responsable. Samer, lui, a été libéré une demi-heure plus tard. Affaire à suivre...

*Les noms des personnes présentant leur témoignage ont été changés à leur demande.

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Famous #Rothschild #Banking Dynasty Facing Fraud Charges In #France

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Famous #Rothschild #Banking Dynasty Facing Fraud Charges In #France I

n addition to being accused of defrauding British retirees, Rothschild Bank AG was also recently fined millions for U.S. tax dodging.

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#TISA Leaks Part Deux: More Evidence Of Concerted Attack On Democracy #wikileaks

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#TISA Leaks Part Deux: More Evidence Of Concerted Attack On Democracy #wikileaks

A WikiLeaks analysis shows how 52-nation Trade in Services Agreement threatens both net neutrality and personal data privacy.

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#israel authorities should be taken to int’l court for war crimes – interview activist #MikoPeled 6:25 - RT

#israel authorities should be taken to int’l court for war crimes – interview activist #MikoPeled 6:25 - RT


Ajoutée le 2 juil. 2015
One year after a Palestinian teenager was set on fire and burned to death following the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens, the situation in the region remains dire in the wake of 2014’s military conflict that left more than 2,000 Palestinians dead. Anya Parampil speaks with Israeli peace activist Miko Peled about how the Gaza Strip conflict has settled down since then, and what Palestinian relations with the rest of the world may look like.
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Après l’#Argentine, le #Brésil dément les propos de #MichelSapin sur la #Grèce - #OligarchieManipulatrice #Europe

Après l’#Argentine, le #Brésil dément les propos de #MichelSapin sur la #Grèce - #OligarchieManipulatrice #Europe | News in english | Scoop.it

Après l’#Argentine, le #Brésil dément les propos de #MichelSapin sur la #Grèce - #OligarchieManipulatrice #Europe

Incroyable, ces types mentent encore bien plus qu’en 1992 :

« Maastricht apporte aux dernières années de ce siècle une touche d’humanisme et de Lumière qui contraste singulièrement avec les épreuves cruelles du passé. » (Michel Sapin, ministre socialiste des finances, Le Monde, 6.5.92)

« Le traité d’union européenne se traduira par plus de croissance, plus d’emplois, plus de solidarité. » (Michel Sapin, ministre socialiste des finances, Le Figaro, 20.8.92)

Mais la différence c’est que désormais, Internet veille…

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#USelections HUGE #BernieSanders Crowd Should Terrify #Hillary - YouTube 7:47


#USelections HUGE #BernieSanders Crowd Should Terrify #Hillary - YouTube 7:47"

Ajoutée le 2 juil. 2015

"When it comes to filling a venue, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is not exactly 2016's underdog.

Sanders, who is running as a progressive alternative to presumed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, spoke Wednesday at Madison's Alliant Energy Center, which seats 10,231 people. The campaign had expected a massive turnout in the left-leaning city, which has deep roots in progressive politics and activism. Their prediction was correct: Arena staff said 9,600 people were in attendance.

"Tonight, we have more people at any meeting for a candidate of president of the United States than any other candidate," Sanders said, according to the Associated Press, who put the turnout at 10,000."

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Oren's memoir reveals #israel 's elite is hyper-sensitive to #US criticism

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Oren's memoir reveals #israel 's elite is hyper-sensitive to #US criticism

Michael Oren’s new book about his years as Israel’s ambassador to the United States will — accidentally for him — turn out to be a big boost to the nonviolent movement for justice in Israel/Palestine. I have read every word, and I hope it reaches the best-seller lists and stays there, as an inadvertent but accurate account of  how Israel’s power elite truly thinks and acts. The book is an extraordinarily revealing look into the highest echelons of the Israeli government, and Oren’s own animosities have prompted him to tell more than he may have intended.

The book is called Ally, and subtitled My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide. A better subtitle would be How Israel’s Government Disrespects Americans, Particularly American Jews, But Is Still Ultra-Sensitive to Criticism.

First reports have already jumped on a couple of Oren’s more ludicrous assertions, such as that President Obama is too soft on “Muslims” because his two Muslim fathers abandoned him, and that American Jewish journalists are too hard on Israel because they are afraid of anti-Semitism if they don’t criticize it. But there are plenty more juicy cherries to be picked from this particular tree.

Let’s start with Oren’s clash with the late Bob Simon, the CBS reporter who stood out as genuine and honest amid the timid mediocrity of most

- See more at: http://mondoweiss.net/2015/07/israels-sensitive-criticism?utm_source=Mondoweiss+List&utm_campaign=3e8e9981dd-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b86bace129-3e8e9981dd-398414077#sthash.ftLSVzZY.dpuf


Michael Oren’s new book about his years as Israel’s ambassador to the United States will — accidentally for him — turn out to be a big boost to the nonviolent movement for justice in Israel/Palestine. I have read every word, and I hope it reaches the best-seller lists and stays there, as an inadvertent but accurate account of  how Israel’s power elite truly thinks and acts. The book is an extraordinarily revealing look into the highest echelons of the Israeli government, and Oren’s own animosities have prompted him to tell more than he may have intended.

The book is called Ally, and subtitled My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide. A better subtitle would be How Israel’s Government Disrespects Americans, Particularly American Jews, But Is Still Ultra-Sensitive to Criticism.

First reports have already jumped on a couple of Oren’s more ludicrous assertions, such as that President Obama is too soft on “Muslims” because his two Muslim fathers abandoned him, and that American Jewish journalists are too hard on Israel because they are afraid of anti-Semitism if they don’t criticize it. But there are plenty more juicy cherries to be picked from this particular tree.

Let’s start with Oren’s clash with the late Bob Simon, the CBS reporter who stood out as genuine and honest amid the timid mediocrity of most

- See more at: http://mondoweiss.net/2015/07/israels-sensitive-criticism?utm_source=Mondoweiss+List&utm_campaign=3e8e9981dd-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b86bace129-3e8e9981dd-398414077#sthash.ftLSVzZY.dpuf
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Michael Oren’s new book about his years as Israel’s ambassador to the United States will — accidentally for him — turn out to be a big boost to the nonviolent movement for justice in Israel/Palestine. I have read every word, and I hope it reaches the best-seller lists and stays there, as an inadvertent but accurate account of  how Israel’s power elite truly thinks and acts. The book is an extraordinarily revealing look into the highest echelons of the Israeli government, and Oren’s own animosities have prompted him to tell more than he may have intended.

The book is called Ally, and subtitled My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide. A better subtitle would be How Israel’s Government Disrespects Americans, Particularly American Jews, But Is Still Ultra-Sensitive to Criticism.

First reports have already jumped on a couple of Oren’s more ludicrous assertions, such as that President Obama is too soft on “Muslims” because his two Muslim fathers abandoned him, and that American Jewish journalists are too hard on Israel because they are afraid of anti-Semitism if they don’t criticize it. But there are plenty more juicy cherries to be picked from this particular tree.

Let’s start with Oren’s clash with the late Bob Simon, the CBS reporter who stood out as genuine and honest amid the timid mediocrity of most

- See more at: http://mondoweiss.net/2015/07/israels-sensitive-criticism?utm_source=Mondoweiss+List&utm_campaign=3e8e9981dd-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b86bace129-3e8e9981dd-398414077#sthash.ftLSVzZY.dpuf
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#UK approved £4mn #israel arms sales in the months after #Gaza war - #Palestine

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#UK approved £4mn #israel arms sales in the months after #Gaza war - #Palestine


The UK government approved £4 million worth of arms sales to Israel in the immediate months following the Israeli government’s military bombardment of Gaza last summer, new research reveals.
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#NoamChomsky: #Austerity Is Just Class War - #Greece #Grèce

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#NoamChomsky: #Austerity Is Just Class War - #Greece #Grèce


The esteemed scholar offers his views crisis over Greece's debt problems.
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#arabiasaoudite #dégénérés #Saudi prince criticised for offering Bentleys to pilots bombing #Yemen

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Saudi prince offers Bentleys to pilots who bomb Yemen as Saudi-led coalition launch new air strikes


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#Syria Christian Leader Tells West: ‘Stop Arming Terror Groups Who Are Massacring Our People’

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#Syria Christian Leader Tells West: ‘Stop Arming Terror Groups Who Are Massacring Our People’


He said Islamic State was not the Islam that Syrians have learned about andlived alongside for hundreds of years.
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The Most Repressive Points Of #Spain’s New Gag Law (fortunately soon #Podemos, if elected, will cancel this sh... law)

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Its many detractors complain that the new "gag law" harks back to the repressive days of the Franco regime. Here are a list of its most controversial points.

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As #France Suspends Soldiers for #ChildSexualAbuse, Will #UN Tackle Impunity for Peacekeepers? #ONU

As #France Suspends Soldiers for #ChildSexualAbuse, Will #UN Tackle Impunity for Peacekeepers? #ONU


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http://democracynow.org - In the latest allegations of child sex abuse by Western troops in the countries they are supposed to be protecting, France has suspended two soldiers accused of sexually abusing two children in Burkina Faso. The soldiers reportedly filmed themselves abusing one of the victims, a five-year-old girl. The suspension of the French soldiers comes weeks after it emerged the U.N. failed to investigate allegations of sexual exploitation of children by French troops in the Central African Republic. Even after the exploitation was brought to the attention of senior U.N. officials, the U.N. never reported it to French authorities — nor did it do anything to immediately stop the abuse. A forthcoming report by the U.N.’s Office of Internal Oversight Services says peacekeepers frequently engage in "transactional sex," forcing impoverished citizens to perform sexual acts in exchange for food and medication. We are joined by Paula Donovan, co-director of AIDS-Free World. Her group has launched the Code Blue campaign, which seeks to end the sexual exploitation and abuse by United Nations military and nonmilitary peacekeeping personnel.

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Will #ElizabethWarren endorse #BernieSanders? The progressive team that may shake up 2016 #HOPE #US

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Though she's previously encouraged Hillary Clinton to run, Elizabeth Warren sounds mighty friendly toward Bernie
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