The Montgomery County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office had a big day planned. After becoming the first department in the country with its own aerial drone ($300,000!), they were ready for a nice photo op. And then the drone crashed into a SWAT team.
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March Against Monsanto! On May 25th demonstrations will be held simultaneously across the globe to voice concern over Monsanto’s genetically-modified foods, provisions of the “Monsanto Protection Act” which all but crush small and organic farmers, and other issues concerning food safety and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). For more information and to learn about events in your area visit Occupy Monsanto at http://occupy-monsanto.com.
On May 15, 1948, 65 years ago Jewish Zionist militias launched a massive attack on the indigenous inhabitants of Palestine to ethnically cleanse them from their land in order to establish Israel as their Jewish state. This lead more than 750,000 Palestinians to flee their homes and become displaces as refugees in the neighboring countries. Most of the families that fled did not even have time to pack their belonging or anything in fear of being massacred by the vicious Jewish militias who went through villages massacring its inhabitants who refused to leave, most of whom were poor villagers and unarmed farmers.
“We must do everything to insure they never return. The old will die and the young will forget” David Ben-Gurion – First Prime Minister of Israel, 1949.
We won’t forget. We won’t forgive. And one day, soon, we will return!
Indian children work near their parents at a construction project in front of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, on January 30, 2010. The children accompanied their parents to the work site, where if they are prepared to work, they will receive money for bread and milk and be provided with dinner by the contractor.
Photo: Daniel Berehulak
Afghan university students attend an exam in Baharak district in Badakhshan province on November 25, 2012. Afghanistan has closed down three major public universities in the capital Kabul for more than a week after sectarian clashes left one student dead and nearly 30 others wounded, an official said.
Photo: Sharif Shayeq
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Farmers from Brazil’s northeast hold up oxen skulls, representing animals killed by the drought, outside Planalto presidential palace where security agents stand guard in Brasilia, Brazil, on Dec. 4. Brazilian farmers affected by the drought are asking the president to pardon their government bank debts.
Palestinians protecting a Jewish Synagogue in Beirut from attacks during the Lebanese Civil War. December, 1975
Until 1982, about 25,000 Jews remained in Lebanon. However in that year, the Israeli Defence Forces attacked Beirut and bombed
the Wadi Jmil synagogue [pictured], nearly destroying it. The siege of Beirut and the widespread destruction of the city by Israeli forces led the majority of Lebanese Jews to flee. Today it is being rebuilt with Lebanese state money for the remaining Jewish community of Lebanon, numbering around 100.