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About sand49

I am a retired teacher who is interested in human rights, social justice, freedom of expression, and believe it is absolutely essential to have a free press for a fully functioning democracy.

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18, 000 Syrian Children have had their Organs Harvested Over the Last 6 Years

Originally posted on Friends of Syria:
Reports from the Director-General of the Syrian Coroner’s Office affirm that thousands of Syrian children have had their organs harvested since 2011. Turkish refugee camps on the border with Syria are identified as prime…

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Israel Warns US To prepare For War With Syria, Russia, Iran

Originally posted on Friends of Syria:
? Israel has warned the United States that is must prepare for an imminent war with Syria, Iran and Russia.  In a recent article titled, “Why Israel needs to Prepare America for the Upcoming War in Syria,”…

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The Skripals – questions galore

Originally posted on johnplatinumgoss:
Fourteen questions are currently being asked of the UK government by Russia in what the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, calls a “fabricated” case. It includes questions on why the French were involved in technical issues…

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Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook MI6 Psyop

Originally posted on Left Hook by Dean Henderson:
If ever there was smoking gun evidence as to who is behind the constant manipulation of global geopolitics, it is the emerging scandal involving Facebook & Cambridge Analytica.  The case unravels the…

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Norman Lindsay and the ‘Asianisation’ of the German Soldier in Australia during the First World War

Originally posted on gailmalone:
During the First World War, cartoonists throughout the English-speaking world responded to Allied allegations of German atrocities by depicting the German soldier as a monstrous ogre and labelling him a ‘Hun’ (Gullace, 2010 Gullace, N. F. (2010) Barbaric anti-modernism: representations of…

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The Truth about The Peaky Blinders

Set in Birmingham UK after WW1, even though somewhat fictional, depicts the lives of ordinary working class people of those times. The story is set in a place called Smallheath where my maternal grandparents lived in the 1920s.  My mother … Continue reading

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