One Bed, Bath & Beyond worker made sure he burned his bridges before resigning from his post at a retail store by writing some explicit messages aimed at his boss and customers on a price tag for a popular counter top cooker. Sticking It To The Man This may be the best display of […]
This video is hard to watch, but so many people are now the victim of unlicensed plastic surgeons that it’s become imperative to check the credentials and reputation of ANYONE who is going to preform any type of medical (be it cosmetic or otherwise) procedures on you. Woman Uploads Anonymous Video A new YouTube […]
Israeli textbooks for Arab school children will no longer say that Arabs refer to the period surrounding the birth of Israel as al-Nakba, or "the catastrophe," Israel’s education minister said Wednesday. In a statement explaining the decision, Gideon Sa’ar said there is “no reason” for the birth of Israel “to be presented as a ‘catastrophe or shoah.'” After Israel was created in 1948, a war broke out between the Israelis and Arabs, and some 700,000 Palestinians either fled or were expelled from their homes. Arabs commemorate the displacement every year with Nakba Day
The world may be facing a deep recession but the United Nations says it needs a record $4.8 billion more in humanitarian aid for 2009 because several crisis situations "deteriorated significantly" in the first half of the year. U.N. agencies will need $1.5 billion more than projected for a total of $9.8 billion in 2009, said John Holmes, the U.N.’s humanitarian chief.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured a displacement camp in Sri Lanka on Saturday, days after the country declared victory in a 25-year civil war against rebels. He visited portions of Manik Farm, a sprawling camp for internally displaced people in the country’s north
Hundreds of refugees on Wednesday blocked a main road in northwest Pakistan, to protest living conditions for some of the 1.5 million Pakistanis forced to flee their homes in the past three weeks. “The government has been making big promises, but none of those were ever fulfilled,” said Hazrat Bilal, a protester and refugee whose family has taken up temporary residence in a primary school