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Egyptian feminist Mona Eltahawy fights Islamophobia/Cancels her talk in the Islamophobic debating centre De Balie, Amsterdam

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MONA ELTAHAWY

It was one particular event that took place at De Balie (that was brought to my attention on Saturday) which began a closer look for me at the centre and made me question whether I wanted to speak there. I explain my position 👇🏽. I hope to return to soon.

7:48 AM – 22 Apr 2019

For those asking “Why cancel your appearance over one event”: 1. That “one event” was bad enough 2. That event inspired a closer look at the centre & what it represents 3. Only white people can play “free speech” & “debate all ideas” game. I am not white. This is not theoretical

 

EGYPTIAN FEMINIST MONA ELTAHAWY FIGHTS ISLAMOPHOBIA/
CANCELS HER TALK IN THE ISLAMOPHOBIC DEBATING CENTRE DE BALIE, AMSTERDAM
INTRODUCTION:
Dear Readers,
Hereby I share with you a Shout Out Letter to the Egyptian feminist Mona
Eltahawy for her cancelling of her talk in the debating centre De Balie in Amsterdam.
Background

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[Article of John Pilger]/The Assange arrest is a warning from history

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THE ASSANGE ARREST IS A WARNING FROM HISTORY

The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light in  almost seven years.

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not Musea are racist!/Letter to Ripley’s Believe it or Not Amsterdam

Sarah Baartman
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La Belle Hottentot, a 19th-century French print of Baartman

A caricature of Baartman drawn in the early 19th century

Baartman’s exhibition poster in London

EXHIBITION AND MISUSE IN LONDON OF SARAH BAARTMAN,
THE ”HOTTENTOT VENUS” IN THE FIRST HALF
OF THE 19TH CENTURY
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COLONIAL EXHIBITION MARSEILLE, 1906

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COLONIAL EXHIBITION MARSEILLE, 1922

Paris Colonial Exposition

COLONIAL EXHIBITION PARIS, 1931

COLONIAL EXHIBITIONS IN THE OLD DAYS….
AND LOOK!
NEO COLONIAL SHOW OFFS OF BLACK PEOPLE
IN 2018!, AS THE SHOW OFF OF ”SHRUNKEN HEADS”
SO DEHUMANIZING…..BAH!!!!!!!
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has more than 100 genuine shrunken human heads in its museums! The Jivaro tribes of South America would take the heads of fallen enemies, remove the skin whole, and shrink it to the size of a fist! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! founder Robert Ripley acquired his first genuine human shrunken head in Lima, Peru, in 1923.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has more than 100 genuine shrunken human heads in its museums! The Jivaro tribes of South America would take the heads of fallen enemies, remove the skin whole, and shrink it to the size of a fist! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! founder Robert Ripley acquired his first genuine human shrunken head in Lima, Peru, in 1923.

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! HAS MORE THAN 100 GENUINE SHRUNKEN HUMAN HEADS IN ITS MUSEUMS! THE JIVARO TRIBES OF SOUTH AMERICA WOULD TAKE THE HEADS OF FALLEN ENEMIES, REMOVE THE SKIN WHOLE, AND SHRINK IT TO THE SIZE OF A FIST! RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! FOUNDER ROBERT RIPLEY ACQUIRED HIS FIRST GENUINE HUMAN SHRUNKEN HEAD IN LIMA, PERU, IN 1923.

https://www.ripleys.com/weird- news/guide-2012-heads/

COLONIAL EXHIBITION IN 2018!!!!!!!

 

 

 

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT MUSEA ARE RACIST!/LETTER
TO RIPLEY’S  ”BELIEVE IT OR NOT” AMSTERDAM
RIPLEY’S MUSEUM
”BELIEVE IT OR NOT”
AMSTERDAM
TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND
MANAGEMENT

 

Subject:
Your total lack of respect for non-western
people
Dear Directors and Management,
Sitting at a station at saturday 28th of april I could NOT
believe my eyes, seeing a billboard with a man in a
colonial sun helmet, holding
a shrunken head in his hand,, apparently from some non-western human
being.
When I looked further I saw an image of a native American man
[or woman, that was not visible] with an abnormal long neck
[obviously fotoshopped for fun!] with a fabricated African necklace
on the abnormal neck,
playing a guitar, that ended in a sort of animal with two heads.
On her/his head he [or she] wore a sort of headdress, consisting
of all non-western cultural symbols in the world [feathers, woollen balls, etc]

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Palestinian human rights activist Issa Amro arrested over a Facebook post/Letter to the Palestinian mission in the Hague

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ISSA AMRO, NON VIOLENT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER
AND CITIZEN OF HEBRON, WHO IS ARRESTED BY THE
SECURITY TROOPS OF THE PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT
FOR HIS FACEBOOK POSTS ABOUT THE ARREST OF
ANOTHER JOURNALIST!
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE ACTIVITIES OF ISSA AMRO:
PROTESTING THE ILLEGAL ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS
 
 
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MR AMRO IS FIGHTING THE RIGHT STRUGGLE AGAINST THE
ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS IN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES,
WHICH ARE ILLEGAL ACCORDING INTERNATIONAL LAW
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MR ISSA AMRO IS LIVING IN HEBRON, WHERE HE FIGHTS HIS
FIGHT AGAINST AGRRESSIVE SETTLERS, WHO TERRORIZE
THE PALESTINIAN CIVILIAN POPULATION
PALESTINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ARRESTED OVER
A FACEBOOK POST/LETTER TO THE PALESTINIAN MISSION
IN THE HAGUE
TO THE PALESTINIAN MISSION IN THE HAGUE/THE NETHERLANDS
Mrs Rawan Sulaiman, ambassador
Subject: The arrest of mr Issa Amro by the security troops of
the Palestinian Authority
”Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”
ARTICLE 19, UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

 

 

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Fascism in Charlottesville, 2017/Racism in Selma, 1965/It’s still on

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IMAGES FROM SELMA, THE FILM
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SELMA TO MONTGOMERY MARCHES/THE REAL IMAGES

In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 photo, DeAndre Harris, bottom is assaulted in a parking garage beside the Charlottesville police station after a white nationalist rally was disbursed by police, in Charlottesville, Va. (Zach D. Roberts via AP)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, IT’S STILL ON
NEO NAZI PROTEST AT EMANCIPATION PARK, CHARLOTTESVILLE,
WEARING
TORCHES AND CHANTING ANTISEMITE YELLS, AS IN
THE ”OLD DAYS” OF NAZI GERMANY
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CAR HIT ANTI RACIST PROTESTERS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE,
KILLING HEATHER HEYER

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HEATHER HEYER, VICTIM OF FASCISM IN CHARLOTTESVILLE,
REST IN PEACE

 

 

FASCISM IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, 2017/RACISM IN SELMA, 1951/IT’S STILL
ON
THIS ARTICLE IS DEDICATED TO HEATHER HEYER AND ALL THOSE OTHER BRAVE PEOPLE, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE ANTI RACIST STRUGGLE
IT’S STILL ON
”“They’ve got to be brave every day. There’s no reason I can’t be brave for two minutes”
Spoken by the brave woman who confronted him about
a Nazi flag on his truck and uttered insulting language against
her
Dear Readers,
About the nazi fascist march in Charlottesville, resulting in murder, is
much said and done:
But this  is what I have to say about it:

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”Fuck it, wipe out Gaza”, says spokesman for new EU campaign/Letter to the EU delegation in Israel

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THE HARVEST OF ZIONISM
ETNIC CLEANSINGS OF PALESTINE
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CRIMES OF THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION
POWER
DESTRUCTION OF GAZA
Since late 2015, 249 Palestinians have been killed in Israel and the Palestinian territories [File: EPA]

DAILY TERROR

THAT ‘S THE WAY PALESTINIANS ARE TREATED BY

THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION ARMY, DAY BY DAY……

RULE, NO EXCEPTION…..

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ILLEGAL SETTLEMENTS
ACCORDING TO INTERNATIONAL LAW, ALL SETTLEMENTS
IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES ARE ILLEGAL
OCCUPATION, TERROR AND WARCRIMES
AND YET THE EU HAS THE GUTS TO PROMOTE ”WE ARE NOT ANTI
ISRAEL” VIDEO FOR THE ISRAELI PUBLIC.
NOT ONLY THAT:
THIS VIDEO WAS PRESENTED BY AVISHAI IVRI, AN ISRAELI
GENOCIDAL RACIST, WHO WANTS TO ”WIPE OUT”
GAZA AND WANT ALL ”ARABS” DEAD……
IN STEAD OF BOYCOTTING ISRAEL, THE EU CONDONES
ISRAELI CRIMES AND THEIR SPOKESMEN…..
 
 
 

 

FUCK IT, WIPE OUT GAZA, SAYS SPOKESMAN FOR NEW
EU CAMPAIGN/LETTER TO THE EU DELEGATION IN ISRAEL
TO THE DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
TO ISRAEL
Mr Lars Faaborg-Andersen
Head of the Delegation
Subject:
Your unacceptable EU-Israel ”promotion” campaign and
the choice of your promotion advocate, mr Avishai Ivri.
Dear Mr Faaborg-Andersen,

”Here’s a strategy that hasn’t be tried out yet:

1000 Arabs killed for each one of our people killed.
I think they owe us 5.000 last week” [1]
When I read those words, I smell but one thing:
An incitement to fascist hatred and genocide.
It may be obvious that people, who ventilate that sort
of horrible thoughts have to be condemned and avoided
by any civilized person and certainly by an organization as
the EU, which boasts of its human rights treaties.
See your own EU Charter of Human Rights and the
Treaty of Lisbon. [2]
Yet you hired the man, mr Avishai Ivri, who uttered those words,
 for a video campaign to present the EU more
”positively” for the Israeli public.

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Funeral refusal for London Bridge attackers/Violation of religious and human values

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An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
FUNERAL REFUSAL FOR LONDON BRIDGE ATTACKERS/VIOLATION
OF RELIGIOUS AND HUMAN VALUES
”AN EYE FOR AN EYE ONLY ENDS UP MAKING THE
WHOLE WORLD BLIND”
QUOTE MAHATMA GANDHI
SHAME ON YOU!
No, I don’t mean the three London Bridge Attackers, who
recently have made at least 7 deadly victims [and now perhaps more].[1]
Because that need not to be stated:
Any terrorist attack [a military attack on civilians, with a political purpose]
is horrific, anti human and an utter violation of human values.
No, SHAME ON YOU! is directed against  the attitude of Islamic
religious leaders towards the perpetrators of the London Bridge Attacks,
for refusing to bury them.

 

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Visa of Palestinian activist Bassem Tamini revoked hours before travel to Australia/Letter to the ambassador of Australia

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MR BASSEM TAMINI IS A NON VIOLENT PALESTINIAN ACTIVIST, WHO
PROTESTS AGAINST THE ILLEGAL SETTLEMENTS
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL RECOGNIZES HIM AS
”PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE”
THE EU CALLS HIM A ”HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER”
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MR TAMINI IS FIGHTING THE RIGHT STRUGGLE AGAINST THE
ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS IN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES,
WHICH ARE ILLEGAL ACCORDING INTERNATIONAL LAW
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LOOK AT THE SITUATION IN THE HEBRON SETTLEMENTS,
WHERE VIOLENT SETTLERS ARE TERRORIZING THE
OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN POPULATION

 

VISA OF PALESTINIAN ACTIVIST BASSEM TAMINI REVOKED
HOURS BEFORE TRAVEL TO AUSTRALIA/LETTER TO AMBASSADOR
OF AUSTRALIA
TO
THE AMBASSADOR OF AUSTRALIA IN THE NETHERLANDS
HIS EXCELLENCY
Dr B. MASON
Subject:
A demand to use your influence to revise the decision
to revoke the visa of Mr Bassem Tamini, a non violent Palestinian
activist.

 

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Free Issa Amro!/Letter to the UN Secretary, mr Guterres

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ISSA AMRO, NON VIOLENT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER
AND CITIZEN OF HEBRON, WHO IS INDICTED BY THE
ISRAELI MILITARY COURT ON BASELESS CHARGES
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MR AMRO IS FIGHTING THE RIGHT STRUGGLE AGAINST THE
ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS IN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES,
WHICH ARE ILLEGAL ACCORDING INTERNATIONAL LAW
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MR ISSA AMRO IS LIVING IN HEBRON, WHERE HE FIGHTS HIS
FIGHT AGAINST AGRRESSIVE SETTLERS, WHO TERRORIZE
THE PALESTINIAN CIVILIAN POPULATION
FREE ISSA AMRO!/LETTER TO THE UN SECRETARY, MR GUTERRES
TO
THE UN SECRETARY GENERAL
MR. A. GUTERRES
Subject:
Please use your influence on the Israeli
authorities to drop charges against mr Issa
Amro, non violent  champion of the
rightful struggle against the Israeli occupation.

 

 

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EU cancels meeting with Israel after settlements vote/EU, take measures against Israel now!

 

 

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EU CANCELS MEETING WITH ISRAEL AFTER SETTLEMENTS

VOTE/EU, TAKE MEASURES AGAINST ISRAEL NOW!/LETTER TO MRS FREDERICA MOGHERINI

 

TO MRS F MOGHERINI

HIGH REPRESENTATIVE-VICE PRESIDENT

FREDERICA MOGHERINI

 

Subject

Israeli regularisation law

An appeal to you to suspend

the EU Israeli Association Agreement until Israel

respects International Law

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