See Palestinian footballer Sarsak hold mother after three years in Israeli prison
Published July 11th, 2012 - 07:09 GMT
Words can't express the relief on a mother's face when her son was released after three long years in an Israeli prison; review of the new Spiderman movie; how Jordan’s Appeasement Policy Killed Law And Order; and blacks and white swap lives.
"Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak (b. 1987) finally holds his mother after being held for three years in an Israeli prison with no charges.
Sarsak was a member of the Palestine national football team, and went on a three-months hunger strike that finally got him released."
"I walked into this movie expecting to be blown away, I really liked Andrew Garfield playing as Spiderman and I avoided watching any trailers because I didn’t want to ruin the story or surprises.
It told a good story and I loved Andrew Garfield as Spiderman because he even had a damn good sense of humor and looked like he had fun playing Spiderman too but there was just one thing that was missing to this movie."
Read the review to find out the missing ingredient.
Carrots And Sticks: How Jordan’s Appeasement Policy Killed Law And Order
"Jordan has always had a casual relationship when it comes to the application of the law, and both the state and the people have always found ways to undermine laws when needed.
Right now, while the government and its parliament decide on what new laws should be enacted or old laws amended, the people are at the mercy of a system that is, at best, haphazard."
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"“I never had the chance to get to know white people and their well-intentioned communities from the inside,” he says.
“By sharing an office with them, I’ve been struck by how they’re always trying to do good things for the new generation in rough inner-city neighborhoods by telling us we have the power to become whatever we want.”"