Posts Tagged ‘celebrating’

Communists Ban Cubans from Celebrating Their Own Independence Day

The Communist Party of Cuba preemptively arrested a human rights activist, Agustín López Canino, to prevent him from attending an event he attempted to organize to celebrate Cuba’s independence day. May 20, 2022, marks 120 years since the authentic Cuban Revolution

Celebrating poetry of the people: an interview with Mohammed El-Kurd

 In celebration of the recent release of his debut poetry collection RIFQA, I sat down with Mohammed El-Kurd to speak to him about this groundbreaking collection. The following is the blurb I wrote for his collection, out now with Haymarket Books:  At its heart, RIFQA is a call to build a better elsewhere for Palestinians, […]

Opinion | Why Are Democrats Celebrating Biden’s Evictions Power Grab?

Indeed, Biden’s handiwork is being celebrated as courageous and compassionate. What can he do as follow-up? Suspend habeas corpus? Quarter troops in people’s homes? Biden’s eviction moratorium is of a piece with similar executive power grabs by his predecessors, particularly Barack Obama’s DACA and Donald Trump’s repurposing of military funding to the border wall. That […]

Disney is now celebrating LGBT Pride event For Kids

    Just because parents want their offspring to be the world’s wokeist doesn’t mean it will be so. Plonking kids in front of a TV screen and demanding they enjoy a camp concert doesn’t mean they’ll grow up how their parents imagine. If I was an obsessive wokey parent, I’d be very worried about […]

Today I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

May 28, 2021  Eva Bartlett Celebrations for the Syrian presidential elections in Douma, eastern Ghouta, Syria, May 26, 2021 © Eva Bartlett 26 May, 2021, -by Eva K Bartlett Although the West has waged 10 years of war on Syria, and there is much destruction, the entire country isn’t in ruins and the pulse of […]

‘They were celebrating Eid’: Gaza Survivor mourns massacre of family killed in Israeli bombing

Palestinians pray during the funeral of the Abu Hatab family in Gaza City on 15 May, 2021. Eight children and two women from the family were killed in the collapse of their three-storey home in Shati refugee camp in Gaza (AFP) Muhammed al-Hadidi ‘paralyzed’ after losing wife and three of his five children in an […]

Celebrating Our Heroes on Armed Forces Day

Commentary Every third Saturday in May, America comes together to celebrate Armed Forces Day in honor of the brave men and women who serve in the U.S. military. May 15, 2021 is the 71st anniversary of the establishment of Armed Forces Day. This commemorative holiday was established by President Harry Truman in 1950 following the passage […]

Celebrating the 76th anniversary of ‘Liberation and Rescue Day’

“Liberation and Rescue Day” of European Jews from the Nazis, held on 26 Iyar to mark the Nazi surrender and rescue of the refugees – commemorating the saints who sacrificed their lives in the war against the Nazis – was celebrated on Friday night under the auspices of the European Rabbinical Conference. Events were held […]

Police in Brussels break up crowds of people celebrating the end of curfew

Hundreds of revellers in Brussels had to be dispersed by police Saturday night. The crowds of mainly young people had gathered in the Place Flagey to celebrate the first day of the lifting of curfew. Police used water cannon as the mayor of Ixelles, Christos Doulkeridis, urged people to go home. “What do we do?” […]

Hundreds in Ukraine attend marches celebrating Nazi SS soldiers

Hundreds of Ukrainians attended marches celebrating Nazi SS soldiers, including the first such event in Kyiv. The so-called Embroidery March took place in the capital on April 28, the 78th anniversary of the establishment of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS, also known as the 1st Galician. It was a force set up […]

Celebrating the Greek War of Independence in Latin America

Credit: Courtesy of Greek Orthodox Community of Venezuela The long-awaited Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence is approaching and will be  celebrated by many compatriots around the world — some as far away as Latin America. It is one of the most important dates in the history of Greece, commemorating two hundred years of liberation […]

Why is India’s government celebrating an antisemitic, pro-genocide Hitler devotee?

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Celebrating Purim in a Pandemic

In Megillat Esther, we read of the joyous reaction of Jews after being saved from annihilation: feasting, sending gifts to family and friends, giving charity to the poor. In a “normal” year on Purim, we would emulate their joy on a grand scale — gathering in large numbers to hear the megillah read, with many […]

Celebrating Golwalkar And Undoing The Indian Republic

RSS-BJP Rulers Declare Golwalkar, a Die-hard Casteist, Male Chauvinist, Conspirator, Hindutva Bigot, Habitual Liar, Denigrator of secular-democratic Indian Polity & Follower of Nazism as New Father of the Nation! First time in the history of independent India, in-charge minister of the Cultural Ministry in the current Modi government, Prahlad Singh Patel has shocked the nation […]

Donald Trump Hints at Political Future While Celebrating Second Impeachment Acquittal

Former President Donald Trump celebrated his second impeachment acquittal after his Senate trial concluded on Saturday. The former president asserted that Congressional Democrats pursued the ongoing “witch hunt” because nearly 75 million Americans voted for his re-election. “This has been yet another phase of the greatest witch hunt in the history of our Country,” Trump […]

Clintons, Clooney, Oprah Among Public Figures Celebrating Marion Wiesel’s 90th Birthday

Jewish leaders, politicians and celebrities across the aisle virtually gathered on Jan. 27 to celebrate Marion Wiesel’s 90th birthday. The virtual gathering, hosted by The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO), honored Wiesel and her legacy, which includes establishing The Beit Tzipora Centers as part of the Wiesel family’s longstanding […]

Celebrating Quitters Day

Happy Quitters Day! Today is January 17, the day most Americans will quit their resolutions — and I’m really excited about it. Not because I hate quitting (I don’t), but because I hate resolutions. Let me introduce you to somebody in my life who is anything but a quitter — to tell you why. That person […]

America Condemns One Violent Mob While Celebrating Another

Above photo: Tear gas being deployed outside the Capitol on January 6 as Trump supporters stormed the building. Tyler Merbler / CC BY 2.0. Where is the corporate media’s disgust for the courtesans of corporate destruction that wreak violence on Americans daily? Most rational Americans have correctly criticized and denounced the violent insurrection in the Capitol last […]

Act celebrating Rosenwald’s ‘tzedakah’ would enshrine memory in park

Congress passed an act that launches the path toward a national park being named for Julius Rosenwald, the Jewish philanthropist who established thousands of schools for African-Americans neglected by their public school systems. The Senate approved the legislation on Monday. It passed last week in the US House of Representatives. The text of the legislation […]

WZO compiles photos of families celebrating Hannukah for special project

The World Zionist Organization will be running a special program to celebrate Hanukkah amid the coronavirus pandemic, in partnership with the Digital Affairs Ministry.The WZO is asking families across the world to send in photos of them and their loved ones celebrating Hanukkah during the unprecedented time, as part of the “Share the Light” program.”Pictures […]

Hamas is mourning Trump’s defeat, Abbas is celebrating and the Saudis are sulking

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Rare Coin Celebrating Caesar’s Assassination Might Fetch £5 Million

Minted as a “naked and shameless” celebration of Julius Caesar’s murder by a blade-wielding team of conspiratorial Roman senators in 42 BC, this solid gold ‘assassination coin’ is one of only three of its type. When it is auctioned off on October 29 it’s expected to fetch a staggering £5 million (about $6.5 million). The […]

Celebrating Pride Month: Perspectives on Identity, Diversity, Communication, and Change

Throughout June, we’ve published a series of Q&As at WordPress Discover featuring members of the Automattic team. These conversations explore personal journeys; reflections on identity; and diversity and inclusion in tech, design, and the workplace. Here are highlights from these interviews. “In a World That Wants You to Apologize or Minimize Who You Are, Don’t.” […]

Celebrating in Jerusalem, killing in Gaza, pandering in Sacramento

The May 14 split screen of Israeli and U.S. elites toasting a symbolic embassy opening in Jerusalem while 62 unarmed Palestinian protesters were gunned down by Israeli snipers in Gaza or suffocated by tear gas became an international media meme. In Sacramento, a third screen could have underlined the stark contrasts even more. At the […]

Uncle Donnie Is On An Israeli Commemorative Coin Celebrating His Prophethood

For those Israeli-firsters out there seeking a memento of Monday’s U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem coinciding with the state of Israel’s 70th anniversary of the land grab of Palestine, Uncle Donny has the perfect gift for you. Israeli Mikdash Educational Center announced Donald Trump’s face will be featured on an Israeli coin (or a “Temple Coin”) […]

Judas effigy turned into raging inferno by Greeks celebrating Easter (VIDEO)

The celebration is part of the Easter calendar in Greece, with Orthodox Christians honoring the resurrection of Jesus Christ. On Sunday, 40 days of fasting came to an end with hundreds of people from Tolo, situated on the Peloponnese peninsula, celebrating by destroying a giant sculpture of Judas. According to the Bible, Judas Iscariot, one […]

Anti-gun sociopath David Hogg caught on Reddit celebrating the mass killing of “billions of people” as being “great for the environment”

Anti-gun sociopath David Hogg — see daily news coverage at — has been caught in a Reddit post celebrating the death of billions of people from mosquito-borne disease, an InfoWars investigation has now found. Mosquitoes “kill humans, billions of them, which is great for the environment,” Hogg stated in a Reddit post […]

Creating Change, or celebrating privilege?

There is no such thing as selective justice:  it is either indivisible, or it is privilege for some, disenfranchisement for the rest.  That message was made clear on January 20, the nationwide anniversary of the Women’s March, as Palestinian feminists and our allies stepped up at various rallies around the country, arguing that feminism cannot […]

A Bible Believer Asks Should Christians Be Celebrating Halloween?

All through the Bible we read about Satan, the Devil, whose only goal in life is to trip us up, cause us misery and sorrow. The Bible says that he only comes to seek his victims, kill his victims, and destroy as many lives of the saved and unsaved as possible. He is a constant force […]

Celebrating YPG / YPJ in Raqqa rub Washington’s and Ankara’s noses with giant Öcalan banner

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish YPG and YPG as well as other allied groups celebrated the liberation of Raqqa, delivering speeches in […]

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