Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Darfur Tragedy (washingtonpost.com)

via washingtonpost.com the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Chad, where violence is spilling over from neighboring Darfur, Sudan.

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Faye Dunaway, 1977 Iconic photographs of 1960s celebrities on show in new exhibition

via independent.co.uk Iconic photographs of 1960s celebrities on show in new exhibition

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Experience: I spent 29 years in solitary confinement | Robert King | Life and style | The Guardian

via guardian.co.uk ‘When I walked out, I didn’t realise how permanently the experience of solitary would mark me.’ Photograph: Benjamin Sklar for the Guardian I first entered Louisiana State Penitentiary in the early 60s, at the age of 18. I … Continue reading

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Members of Congress supporting Muslim rights.

Here are three members of Congress we’d urge you to support today: Bruce Braley (D, IA-1) is a rising progressive star and we need to ensure his election to a third term in Congress. When asked about the opposition to the … Continue reading

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‘I Did Nothing Wrong’: German Gulag Prisoners Recall Their Postwar Ordeal – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News –

via spiegel.de Thousands of Germans, including teenagers, were forced to toil in Stalin’s labor camps after World War II. When they were finally were released their country had been divided into east and west. Karl Heinz Vogeley and Lothar Scholz … Continue reading

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Swiss technical college set to digitalize Nuremberg Trials – swissinfo

via swissinfo.ch Historic audio recordings from the Nuremberg Trials of notorious Nazi war criminals look set to be made available to the public thanks to a unique Swiss system. The International Court of Justice in The Hague has requested help … Continue reading

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gulfnews : Under cover: the latest hijab fashion this season

via gulfnews.com The horizontal rainbow of scarves sits prettily on one shelf in her wardrobe. Some hang from a rod fixed to a door. On last count, Hasheera S. had 150 headscarves, except for a minor problem — she knew … Continue reading

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