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Israel bans German Nobel Laureate over this poem

TweetSunday, The Israeli Government barred German author Gunter Grass from entering Israel over a poem the Nobel Laureate wrote on Israel, Iran and nuclear weapons. So called pro-Israel Hawks often accuse people who are critical of Israeli policy of anti-Semitism. I, myself, have had the honor of being called a self-loathing Jew. But what makes Grass’s [...]
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Iranian women’s soccer team banned from 2012 Games

Tweet The Iranian women’s soccer team has effectively been banned from the 2012 Olympics because their uniform adheres to Iran’s interpretation of Islamic standards, and thereby violates FIFA’s Olympic ban on religious displays. The law of the Islamic Republic of Iran states that women must cover their heads in public. The FIFA rules for uniforms [...]
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