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boywonder-sunnah-swag:

findingallah:

standwithpalestine:


An Israeli academic has claimed that raping wives and mothers of Palestinian Hamas militants is the only thing that could deter further terrorist attacks.
The remarks by renowned Middle East scholar Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University were made three weeks ago after the grim discovery of the bodies of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but the recording was published online (in Hebrew) on Monday.
"The only thing that could deter a suicide bomber is knowing that if caught, his sister or his mother would be raped," said Kedar on Israel Radio Bet.
"It sounds very bad, but that’s the Middle East," he continued. "You have to understand the culture in which we live. The only thing that deters [Hamas leaders] is a threat to the connection between their heads and their shoulders."
To the shocked radio presenter who said that “we cannot take such steps, of course”, Kedar replied:
"I’m not talking about what we should or shouldn’t do. I’m talking about the facts. The only thing that deters a suicide bomber is the knowledge that if he pulls the trigger or blows himself up, his sister will be raped. That’s all. That’s the only thing that will bring him back home, in order to preserve his sister’s honor."
Kedar served for 25 years in the military intelligence, where he specialised in Islamic groups. He is currently a researcher at the right-wing Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies of Bar Ilan but previously worked for a shadowy organisation, the Israel Academia Monitor, which fights left-leaning academic professors.
(Full article at International Business Times.)

At which point do you say ‘enough is enough’ and speak out against your hard earned tax dollars being sent to/your leaders supporting this country?
Ethnic cleansing, targeting civilians, ambulances, hospitals, harvesting organs of dead Palestinians without consent, forced sterilisation of Ethiopians, land grab, apartheid wall, illegal settlements, and now incitement to rape - is it time to wake up, world?

What the hell

Everyone is always speaking out on rape culture and how much we need to stop rape from happening. I would like to see this also added to the protests.
Let’s see if y’all can signal boost this and make it big…
Because at the moment, there’s only a handful of people actually protesting this. The rest of you are only worried about yourselves…

boywonder-sunnah-swag:

findingallah:

standwithpalestine:

An Israeli academic has claimed that raping wives and mothers of Palestinian Hamas militants is the only thing that could deter further terrorist attacks.

The remarks by renowned Middle East scholar Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University were made three weeks ago after the grim discovery of the bodies of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but the recording was published online (in Hebrew) on Monday.

"The only thing that could deter a suicide bomber is knowing that if caught, his sister or his mother would be raped," said Kedar on Israel Radio Bet.

"It sounds very bad, but that’s the Middle East," he continued. "You have to understand the culture in which we live. The only thing that deters [Hamas leaders] is a threat to the connection between their heads and their shoulders."

To the shocked radio presenter who said that “we cannot take such steps, of course”, Kedar replied:

"I’m not talking about what we should or shouldn’t do. I’m talking about the facts. The only thing that deters a suicide bomber is the knowledge that if he pulls the trigger or blows himself up, his sister will be raped. That’s all. That’s the only thing that will bring him back home, in order to preserve his sister’s honor."

Kedar served for 25 years in the military intelligence, where he specialised in Islamic groups. He is currently a researcher at the right-wing Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies of Bar Ilan but previously worked for a shadowy organisation, the Israel Academia Monitor, which fights left-leaning academic professors.

(Full article at International Business Times.)

At which point do you say ‘enough is enough’ and speak out against your hard earned tax dollars being sent to/your leaders supporting this country?

Ethnic cleansing, targeting civilians, ambulances, hospitals, harvesting organs of dead Palestinians without consent, forced sterilisation of Ethiopians, land grab, apartheid wall, illegal settlements, and now incitement to rape - is it time to wake up, world?

What the hell

Everyone is always speaking out on rape culture and how much we need to stop rape from happening. I would like to see this also added to the protests.

Let’s see if y’all can signal boost this and make it big…

Because at the moment, there’s only a handful of people actually protesting this. The rest of you are only worried about yourselves…

(Source: standwithpalestine, via olitwist)

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Missed the Eclipse?

rocketsandorscience:

Don’t worry! Here’s a list of all the total lunar eclipses coming in the next 20 years!

  • Oct. 8, 2014
  • Apr. 4, 2015
  • Sep. 25, 2015
  • Jan. 31, 2018
  • Jul. 27, 2018
  • Jan. 21, 2019
  • May 26, 2021
  • May 16, 2022
  • Nov. 8, 2022
  • Mar. 14, 2025
  • Sep. 7, 2025
  • Mar. 3, 2026
  • Dec. 31, 2028
  • Jun. 26, 2029
  • Dec. 20, 2029
  • Apr. 25, 2032
  • Oct. 18, 2032
  • Apr. 14, 2033
  • Oct. 8, 2033

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theholyfoot:

If you want to help secure the rights of women all over the world go here.
If you want to help people from north korea go here.
If you want to help stop child labor go here
If you want to help people escape from their current situation go here
If you want to help refugees reunite with their families go here

If you want to permanently help the people who are still living in inhumane conditions all over the globe, that grow up experiencing war, violence and discrimination, be political! Go vote, write articles, educate every single person you meet, never shut your mouth, make people aware of the fact that we are still far away from global equality, freedom and peace.  

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bookmania:

I first introduced TowerBabel.com here a few months ago, and it looks like they have grown their collection of free eBooks from those great classics to include indie author published works as well.
Now as part of their campaign to encourage new writers, they are now offering a free editorial review for those who submit their eBooks on the site.
I think the challenge for many independent authors, especially first time aspiring writer is the lack of feedback they get on their works. We all know that the only way to improve your writing skill is to keep writing, learn and re-write in the process. So this service they provide seems very useful to them.
If you are selling your eBooks on Amazon, B&N etc and you don’t want to release your entire book for free, you can always just publish a few chapters as excerpt to gather readers interest.
The website also allows serial publishing so you can keep publishing chapter by chapter to get your readers engaged and hooked, or run a “give-away” by releasing the entire book free on the site for a certain period.
It seems like they are doing an awesome job helping indie authors and just any casual writers promoting their works. So go follow their instruction here and try it out.

bookmania:

I first introduced TowerBabel.com here a few months ago, and it looks like they have grown their collection of free eBooks from those great classics to include indie author published works as well.

Now as part of their campaign to encourage new writers, they are now offering a free editorial review for those who submit their eBooks on the site.

I think the challenge for many independent authors, especially first time aspiring writer is the lack of feedback they get on their works. We all know that the only way to improve your writing skill is to keep writing, learn and re-write in the process. So this service they provide seems very useful to them.

If you are selling your eBooks on Amazon, B&N etc and you don’t want to release your entire book for free, you can always just publish a few chapters as excerpt to gather readers interest.

The website also allows serial publishing so you can keep publishing chapter by chapter to get your readers engaged and hooked, or run a “give-away” by releasing the entire book free on the site for a certain period.

It seems like they are doing an awesome job helping indie authors and just any casual writers promoting their works. So go follow their instruction here and try it out.