Tag Archives: HRW

#BringBackOurBoys – and spare me your farshtinkener condemnations

It’s been 6 days since the three teenage students, Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gil-Ad Shayer, were kidnapped on their way home from school last Thursday night and still there has been not a word from them or their captors. … Continue reading

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A couple of post-Hannukah minor miracles

A couple of items in today’s news caught my attention today which I would classify in the category of post-Hannukah miracles (or Christmas miracles for those who are celebrating). The first and more important item is that Human Rights Watch, … Continue reading

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Where is the Syrian Goldstone Report?

Atrocities and massacres continue daily in Syria by Assad and his forces against Syrian citizens. Granted, there have been one or two mild condemnations from the UN and assorted world leaders, some  sanctions imposed by the US (which the Syrian … Continue reading

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