“Nearly all of the kids who attend the children’s club have experienced some form of violence by the [Israeli] soldiers. It’s very difficult to talk to these children about peace when they are being hurt all the time and their friends are being killed.”
— Ayman Ramahi, the director of the Palestinian Children’s Club in Jalazoun, says of the violence by non-lethal weapons
“There were clashes and soldiers were firing tear gas and rubber-coated metal bullets. The soldier was about 10 meters away when he fired at me. I was hit in the head and the arm. I fainted and fell to the ground.”
— Ahmad, on the way to a wedding in a Palestinian refugee camp, hit by non-lethal (but now turned deadly) weapons by the Israeli forces.
“Thousands of men and women still flood into the streets of slums, towns and villages across the country every Friday and on many of the days in between — even as captured friends and relatives receive prison time and death sentences”
— Just out of the spotlight, Egyptians’ anger lives on and feet continue to hit the streets across the nation despite the largest crackdown in decades
“Beneath the strings of red paper lanterns and narrow alleyways of the nation’s oldest Chinatown lies a sinister underworld, according to an FBI criminal complaint that has stunned even those familiar with the neighborhood’s history of gambling houses, opium dens and occasional gangland-style murders.”
— FBI sting uncovers and interestingly reveals a whole other side of California’s San Francisco in the United States.