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Tag Archive: Gaza

Mar 06 2013

We are not all Hamas

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I’m a guest on this week’s The Thinking Atheist programme on Women and Islam. You can listen to the programme here. Seth opens his programme with the news that an annual marathon run through Gaza has been cancelled by the UN Relief and Works Agency staging the event because Hamas has banned women and from …

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Nov 22 2012

Not anti-Semitism or Islamophobia

The Right-wing are in overdrive trying to prove how the children killed by Israeli forces in Gaza are fakes. Their crocodile tears for ‘Muslim’ women and children are only for when and if they are murdered by Islamists; then (and only then), are these part-time ‘champions of women’s rights’ outraged. But if they are killed …

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Nov 19 2012

By all means, take a stand

On Sunday, whilst I was at the cinema with my seven year old, 9 children were killed by the Israeli government’s relentless attacks on Gaza; 90 Palestinians and three Israelis have been killed since Wednesday. The thought of one child dead – one just like mine – leaves me insane with rage. And whilst human beings …

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