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My friend Hasan Karajah, the Palestinian activist in Stop the Wall Grassroots Organization was  arrested by Israeli forces on January 23rd, 2013, with no charge. IOF solders broke the door of Hasan’s house in Safa near Ramallah at 2:30 am, arrested Hasan and since then he is detained and tortured in the Israeli jail. Hasan is denied the right to meet a  lawyer and he has already lost 12 kgs within less than a month. Hassan suffers health problems and requires treatment and continuous medical supervision. On the night of his arrest, the IOF refused to allow him to take his medicine.

This homemade song is a small effort to support Hasan and his family. It is based on  a quote from Hasan’s words “revolution is the true meaning of love”. You can follow @Freedom4Hassan to support Hasan and all those who are  incarcerated without trial or charge.

 

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Decapitating the statues of two prominent Arab thinkers Taha Hussein and Abul Alaa Al-Maarri in Egypt and Syria is an alarming sign in both cultural and political meanings.

Abul Alaa

Hussien and Maari share a lot of common features: both were physically blind, both were skeptics and both were anti-mainstream; both (each in a different age) lead the critique of religious thought to high peaks of rationality , for which they were considered by some religious authorities to be infidel. (more…)

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Lebanese Political Chess

Lebanese Political Chess

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Once more the Israelis say a coming war with Lebanon is inevitable. And once more the general secretary of Hezbollah would appear on a big screen pointing his finger in gestures of warnings and threats, talking about the readiness of his men to face any possible Israeli attack. I do not doubt Hezbollah is ready, but not the Lebanese state.
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