'Death has its own echelons in Douma, just as life does'
The echelons of death in Douma
Bombs fell on the building, destroying its floors. But the building did not vanish, it sank into underground floors for those who once dwelled it above. Just as population density increases upwards, death density can increase grave-floors downwards. As such, the people of Douma now construct their final resting places. They will not, of course, fall short of basic material, as home rubble is aplenty.
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British Trumpism? Anti-immigrant "Britain First" white terrorist kills member of Parliament
A discourse of “Britain First” (the name of a far, far right political group that denies any connection to this crime), hatred of immigrants, and Islamophobia have all poisoned British politics for several years.
The assassin, 52, is being looked at for connections to the far right, as well as for mental problems (with the white terrorists, it is always mental problems).
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Take heart - ISIS is losing
To the detriment of humanity, June has been an active month for ISIS and its foreign proxies.
On June 3, ARA News reported that ISIS militants placed several enslaved Yazidi women at the center of a spectacle of unbelievable brutality. For refusing to submit to sexual slavery, ISIS burned these nineteen brave women before hundreds of onlookers in Mosul. On June 12, a lone gunman attacked a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing forty-nine people. The attacker had pledged allegiance to ISIS moments before beginning his rampage. On June 13, an attacker allegedly aligned with ISIS invaded a French police officer’s home, killing the officer and his wife, streaming the murder live on Facebook and taking the couple’s infant son hostage.
Amidst these terrible tragedies, there is increasing despair that the terrorist group will never be defeated. But, there is reason to be hopeful, as ISIS continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria.
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- Back from the dead, Syrian escapes from Douma rubble to walk in on his own funeral
- Syrian teen and British youth face firing squad in UAE for drug dealing
- Dubai coma victim seeks compensation from Emirates hotel chain
- Re-Volting blogger and hip-hop aficionado, Saudi native Big Hass has his own radio show
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