This Israeli 'peace' group released a blatantly racist video to 'save Jerusalem'
The naked racism of "Jewish Jerusalem"
A few days ago +972 published Mairav Zonszein’s article “Israeli peaceniks release racist video to ‘save Jerusalem”‘. The astounding video has now been enhanced with English subtitles.
It’s challenging comprehending how a group of Israelis, calling themselves “Save Jewish Jerusalem” producing a blatantly bigoted ‘scare’ video with Israeli Jewish actors impersonating violent gun wielding Palestinians decked out in explosives, could construe themselves as being “peace” oriented.
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The Kurdish barber bringing different religions together, under a knife
There is a sign on the door of the barbershop in the centre of the northern Iraqi city of Halabja: It says “first shave free on the first day of Ramadan. Then pay only IQD2,000 for shaving during the whole month of Ramadan”.
The shop belongs to Halo Nader, 47, a member of the Kakai ethno-religious group – generally the Kakais associate ethnically with the Kurdish people but also have their own distinctive, and secretive, religion, similar to the Yazidis in northern Iraq. They are most certainly not Muslims.
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The Carlos Queiroz story: sports, politics, and the international stage
It was characteristic that Ali Kafashian, head of Iran’s Football Federation until May 2016, to always leave his office door open. Nobody had to wait outside unless he had a meeting with the board of the federation or a special guest from FIFA, or the Asian Football Federation was visiting. Once, in a meeting with the board of the federation, he shouted, “Why does the federation need to have an informer?”
Mehdi Taj, who was Kafashian’s deputy at that time, responded. “Well, close the door to your office and there won’t be any informers!”
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