"[I]f we are to honor King’s message ... must condemn Israel’s ... unrelenting violations of international law, continued occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza, home demolitions and land confiscations" ...
- Time to Break the Silence on Palestine (NY Times)
... such as the weekly attacks on demonstrators in Gaza ...
... or assaulting handcuffed and blindfolded detainees inflicting "severe injuries. One ... was so badly pummeled that he could not be immediately questioned following the incident and required medical care":
"I sought knowledge ... for 25 years. ... [Then there] came to our country a big army. It killed many people. It took me ... and sold me into the hand of a Christian man who ... walked me to the big Ship in the big Sea":
“Public officials should be able to vigorously defend and oppose policy positions without resorting to bigotry and the vilification of an entire group" -- the pro-Israel Anti-Defamation League:
Rouhani argues that creating digital literacy rather than blocking social media is the solution to the problem of fake news:
- Resisting New Technology Is 'Outdated' Says Iran's Rouhani (Channe NewsAsia)
Israel and Iran are now engaged in direct and open conflict in Syria ... without either of the world powers – the United States and Russia – trying to exert any significant influence on the outcome":
Palestinians are insulted by aid "seemingly conditional on Gazans maintaining quiet on Israel’s border, where its military has killed hundreds of civilians participating in weekly rallies since March":
"The military-dominated ... government’s recent moves signal that Bangkok no longer thinks it can win the fight on the battlefield alone":
Named for the Qur'anic "concept of forbearance" the clinics stated missions includes "to deliver effective, quality care to patients by drawing on the character and generosity of the Prophet Muhammad as a role model":
- Muslim Doctors' Free Clinic an Offering for Community (Toledo Blade)