We can sit and ignore the realities of the world or we can get the eff up and create a voice from hundreds of miles away.
I don’t have to live in Pakistan to show solidarity with my people. People who have to face a hell lot more than the comforted privileged lives we live here.
Picture from the protest against the genocide of the Hazara and Shia communities in Pakistan.
Given recent allegations that 3 military service members — all who are in charge of sexual assault programs — committed sexual assaults, Fox News has seriously underreported the topic. While MSNBC spent nearly 5 hours on it in the last 2 weeks, Fox News spent less than 19 minutes.
We are with you Palestine.
Muslim women who choose to wear the Hijab but are also Athletes of the fiercest kind.
Hijab is not a disability.
Many people equate the Hijab with being oppressed. But do these women look oppressed to you?
my mom told my aunt to leave her house this summer because she saw the hijab as a thing of oppression and not at the fact that these women were kicking some ass in their sports.
Israeli soldiers kidnap Two 10-year old children In Jerusalem | @UNICEF @WarChild @EU_Commission
Monday, May 20…
The Israeli army claimed that a number of Palestinians hurled stones at Israelimilitary vehicles and settlers, cars driving in the area.
Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers kidnapped Nathif and Ibrahim Hani Bader, 10, students of the Islamic Orphanage School in the city, and took them to an interrogation center.
The two were released later on after a bail was posted, and will be sent to court at a later date, local sources said.
According to recent reports by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, and the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, in Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers kidnaped 28 children in the first half of this month.
Dozens of children have been injured during numerous attacks carried out by Israeli soldiers and settlers.
because it’s marketed more to men than to women
you’re a misogynist.
i like the implication that men find it easier to emotionally connect to a dog than a woman and that that’s for some reason not an extremely fucked up thing about our culture
Uhh 11 police cars just drove by and I found out we have a tornado warning. What?
let’s see those cops try and arrest a tornado!! haha fuck pigs
You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework?
It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this.
I highly, highly, HIGHLY recommend that any and EVERYONE interested in the Palestinian/Israeli conflict to watch this hour and a half long film.
This film follows a group of children in Jenin’s Freedom Theater, opened by the Israeli Arna Mer Khamis, as an attempt to help children receive an education for children who’s lives have been disrupted by Israeli activities.
It starts out with getting to know the children, as they play and act in the theater, as they talk about their ambitions in life for their future, and follows as these children are transformed by the conflict and turn into fighters, who go on to fight against the Israeli Defense Forces that attack the camp during the Second Intifada.
Arna’s son Juliano, director of this film, was also one of the directors of Jenin’s theatre. With his camera, he filmed the children during rehearsal periods from 1989 to 1996. Now, he goes back to see what happened to them. Yussef committed a suicide attack in Hadera in 2001, Ashraf was killed in the battle of Jenin, Alla leads a resistance group. Juliano, who today is one of the leading actors in the region, looks back in time in Jenin, trying to understand the choices made by the children he loved and worked with. Eight years ago, the theatre was closed and life became static and paralysed. Shifting back and forth in time, the film reveals the tragedy and horror of lives trapped by the circumstances of the Israeli occupation.
I have never seen a film that represents the struggles of the Palestinians as up-close and personal as this one, with one especially powerful shot being that of Ala, sitting as a child on the rubble of his home shortly after it had been destroyed by Israeli forces, before fast-forwarding to him during the Intifada, a militant leader coordinating attacks against the invading Israeli forces.
Once again, I can’t praise this film highly enough, and it will emotionally ravish you as you see the toll the conflict has had on the Palestinian people, with those in Jenin specially affected due to the siege, and you can practically see the childhood being stolen from these kids.
No other film that I’ve ever watched has offered such a unique and insightful perspective, as this film actively follows a resistance movement AS they fight against the IDF forces, adding a much needed human element to a side that is constantly smeared as nothing more than “terrorists.
#isfahan #iran #shah #abbas
|—||Ilan Pappe (via kamranzaib)|
Strike enters 100th day