Archive for February 13th, 2017

13/02/2017

The Seventh Art from Seven Nations

Human Wrongs Watch

By SAYDE TAWK*

Wall Street International – We employ diverse art forms to express our ideas, creativity, philosophy and so on, and cinema is the most widespread among them all. However, when directors venture beyond the entertainment purposes of movies, they effectively deliver groundbreaking messages that reach beyond language, culture, ideology and art itself. 

The Second Mother
The Second Mother | Image reproduced  from Wall Street International
13/02/2017

That’s How It Happened

Human Wrongs Watch

By Uri Avery*

11/02/2017

AFTER MY last article, in which I mentioned that the Arabs started the 1948 war after the partition resolution of the UN, I received several furious messages.

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Uri Avnery

The writers, who (I suppose) were born after the events, accuse the Zionists of starting the war in order to expel the Arab population.

Since I took part in the events – I was 24 years old at the time – I feel that it is my duty to describe what really happened, as truthfully as possible. (I have written two books about it, one during the war and one immediately after.)

TO DESCRIBE the atmosphere in the country just before the war, let me recount one of the great moments of my life.

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13/02/2017

Yemen: Food Crisis Worsens, UN Urges Assistance Needed to Avert Catastrophe

Human Wrongs Watch

The number of food insecure people in Yemen has risen by three million in seven months, with an estimated 17.1 million people – more than two-thirds of the entire population of 27.4 million – now struggling to feed themselves, according to a joint assessment by three United Nations agencies.

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Around 200 displaced families live in an informal settlement in Dharwan, Yemen. Here, a 12-year old girl keeps watch over her younger brothers. Photo: UNHCR/Mohammed Hamoud

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