Posts Tagged ‘Commemoration’

Tulsa Race Massacre Commemoration Featuring Stacey Abrams Canceled

An Oklahoma event to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, which was set to feature a performance by John Legend and a speech by Stacey Abrams, has been canceled after organizers failed to reach costly financial demands from survivors. On Thursday, the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission announced the ‘Remember and Rise’ event scheduled […]

Australian Island State of Tasmania to Build New Holocaust Commemoration Center

The Majdanek Holocaust death camp. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Australia’s island state of Tasmania announced the construction of a forthcoming Holocaust commemoration center on Tuesday. Tasmania’s Attorney-General Elise Archer said the state government would work with the local Jewish community to develop and progress plans for the center. A date for the center’s opening has not […]

Annual commemoration of the 2008 Mumbai attack to commence virtually

Every year around November 26, the anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, a touching commemoration commences. This year, due to coronavirus restrictions, it will be virtual.  The program, organized by the Indian Embassy in Israel, the Indian Jewish Heritage Center (IJHC), and the Cochin Heritage Center, will include a name-reading ceremony, recollections of the […]

Challenging the ongoing dispossession and displacement of the Palestinian people on the 70th commemoration of the Nakba

Today we mark the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the displacement and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Forced displacement and dispossession are key factors to understand the situation in Palestine and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. At the beginning of the 20th century, most Palestinians lived inside the borders of “historic” or “Mandate Palestine”, […]

West ignores Serbia’s commemoration of NATO bombing victims

     Thousands of Serbs honored the victims of the 1999 NATO bombings with a commemoration on Saturday, attended by Serbian president and many officials, including the Russian envoy, but with a glaring absence of Western diplomats. The main commemorative event, held under the slogan “We will forgive, if we can, we will not forget while […]

‘Polocaust museum’: Polish minister calls for commemoration of non-Jewish victims of WWII

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Pro-Israel group bullies Church of Scotland over its ‘sensitive’ commemoration of Balfour centenary

Once again, the Board of Deputies of British Jews has shown itself to be a bully when it comes to interfaith dialogue on Israel/Palestine. This time its victim is the Church of Scotland. It’s all depressingly predictable and immensely tiresome for anyone who cares about justice in the Holy Land and indeed the future of […]

Citroen to produce 5 new cars in Iran

PSA Groupe’s Citroen brand plans to launch five new models in the Iranian market, according to a report released in local media over the Iranian weekend. According to a report by IRNA, the French carmaker is in the final stage of agreeing to the production of five models by SAIPA-Kashan, a subsidiary of the second […]

‘Safest Country I Ever Visited’: Iran awes female German tourist

German tourist Dorothea Wisse and her fiancé visited Iran and were left spellbound by the country’s natural beauty and rich culture. Iranian newspaper Tehran Times wrote about her journey through magnificent Persia. “Iran — one of the safest countries I have ever visited, being a woman,” Dorothea Wisse said. According to the newspaper, Dorothea was first seen visiting […]

Meanwhile In San Francisco – $400/Month To Live In A Box In Someone’s Living Room

We’ve spent quite a lot of time documenting the inexorable rise in housing prices across some of the world’s red hot markets. Take Vancouver, for instance, where according to National Bank, one third of all homes sold in 2015 went to Chinese buyers whose voracious demand has driven prices into the stratosphere […]

Assad: Syria crisis could end soon if support for terrorism ends

President Bashar al-Assad says the conflict in Syria could be over in “less than a year” if foreign support for terrorism ends. “If the responsible countries take actions against the flood and the flowing of terrorists (into Syria) and the logistic support, I can guarantee that it will take less than one year,” he said. The […]

Assad: Syria crisis could end soon if support for terrorism ends

President Bashar al-Assad says the conflict in Syria could be over in “less than a year” if foreign support for terrorism ends. “If the responsible countries take actions against the flood and the flowing of terrorists (into Syria) and the logistic support, I can guarantee that it will take less than one year,” he said. The […]

Assad: Syria crisis could end soon if support for terrorism ends

President Bashar al-Assad says the conflict in Syria could be over in “less than a year” if foreign support for terrorism ends. “If the responsible countries take actions against the flood and the flowing of terrorists (into Syria) and the logistic support, I can guarantee that it will take less than one year,” he said. The […]

Western Leaders Snub China’s WW II Victory Day Commemoration

Western Leaders Snub China’s WW II Victory Day Commemoration by Stephen Lendman No two nations sacrificed more to defeat the scourge of Nazi and imperial Japanese fascism that Russia and China. No one knows for sure how many from both countries perished. Estimates […]

Western Leaders Snub China’s WW II Victory Day Commemoration

Western Leaders Snub China’s WW II Victory Day Commemoration by Stephen Lendman No two nations sacrificed more to defeat the scourge of Nazi and imperial Japanese fascism that Russia and China. No one knows for sure how many from both countries perished. Estimates […]

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