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Rachel Corrie further dents Israel’s losing battle of public opinion

August 28, 2012

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If the outcome of the case of Rachel Corrie wasn’t enough to convince that anything said and accused of Israel was something easily brushed off, then it’s the latest of a series of whitewashes that the Knesset and supreme court are responsible for. The American activist was run over by a bulldozer demolishing a Palestinian […]

Has Eid become materialistic?

August 28, 2012

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  I remember the first Eid gifts I received when I was eight. It was the one thing I’d wanted so bad – a Casio watch! They were in a Snoopy and Peanuts goodie bag that me and my younger brother received when we were little. Inside, our mum was creative – there’d be an […]

An open letter to Britons and London 2012

August 14, 2012

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Dear fellow countrymen, Well done. Kudos to every single one of you. I knew we had it in us to be united as a proper United Kingdom for the first time pretty much since, well – ever and get behind the Olympics, Team GB and the sense of occasion of being involved in something so […]