Monthly Archives: May 2012

Linksies 5/30/12

Around the world Black humor in Syria US intervention unlikely in Syria The expulsion of Syrian diplomats The Moroccan path to Islamism Mugabe, a UN champion for tourism Iran, Azerbaijan & “gay Eurovision” US rage over punishment of Afridi reveals … Continue reading

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Linksies 5/23/12

Around the World Child mortality in Africa: the best story in development Mladic, Taylor & war crimes trials What were the Saudis thinking? Egypt’s irresistible Islamist Warda’s Arab Spring soundtrack The Ethiopian Enigma Israeli settlers filmed shooting Palestinians Thousands of … Continue reading

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Linksies 5/17/12

Around the World The Salafi equation Inside Turkey’s Gulen movement Mladic taunts survivors at genocide trial Palestinian hunger strike deal reached Why Qatar’s new influence won’t last Countries that love their moms more than America does Sudan’s conflict with South … Continue reading

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Linksies 5/12/12

Around the World Libya’s captors become the captives Race is not the issue in Rochdale Sarkozy faces investigations as immunity ends The Arab Spring: the end of postcolonialism Red Cross & UN appeal for Palestinian hunger strikers Congressman endorses apartheid, … Continue reading

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Linksies 5/7/12

Around the World Zainab al-Khawaja: defying the Bahraini regime Meet Libya’s oldest registered voter Disarmament violence in South Sudan Far right electoral success in Greece Europe’s far right & the French election French Muslims talk elections Sarkozy’s loss due in … Continue reading

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Linksies 5/4/12

Around the World India’s Darul Uloom advises against polygamy  Syrian graffiti artist defiant until death The Gulf and the new Silk Road French Muslims get call to vote for presidency But are they “The Good Muslims?” ANC and Sudan’s ruling … Continue reading

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the hindtrospection where I air some dirty laundry, aka, on internal racism: a prologue

Earlier this year, a racist incident occurred my old high school. An Islamic, all-girls high school, where the majority of the students are of Arab, primarily Palestinian, origin. During a verbal altercation, the “n-word” was used against a girl of … Continue reading

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