The clinical weapon of PTSD and its aura of scientificity become tools for the moralisation of killings. Thus, the subtext reads: Killings are moral because they help to reduce and prevent PTSD.
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Visualizing Palestine project has already published some of the best Infographics you need to see to learn facts about Palestinian/Israel conflict.
France 24 TV ad is promoting Twitter’s power to dislodge dictators in a dramatized manner. The two-minute ad shows an animated Mubarak, Ben Ali and Gadaffi-like under attack by righteously blue angry birds representing freedom.
Internet intelligence firm Renesys reported on its blog that starting at 3:35 UTC yesterday, approximately two-thirds of all Syrian networks became unreachable from the global Internet. The networks that are not reachable include, substantially, all of the prefixes reserved for SyriaTel’s 3G mobile data networks, and smaller downstream ISPs.
The idea is to use social media to spread “positive” messages about the United States and its allies such as Israel. While the Pentagon says it is a bid to counter violent extremist and enemy ideologies, we all know it’s a propaganda war tool.
SABBAH REPORT NOTE: (This is a Der Spiegel story in German, picked up from an Israeli Internet portal…. The google translation is all over the place but I have a German speaking friend who has provided me with a more coherent translation of the opening paragraphs:) Online Espionage The beautiful Facebook girlfriend of the Elite [...]
By Michael Gillespie* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz An ongoing investigation by the Dubai Police force into the assassination of a high-level Hamas official in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January has drawn back the curtains of secrecy and deception to reveal yet again the contours of Israel’s massive and ever-expanding espionage operations in [...]
By Bishop Donald Corder* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Merciless will be the Israeli army’s onslaught in devouring any and all forms of opposition in the war for the minds and hearts of the global body politic and supporters of the Palestinian Battle Cry: “No Credible Goldstone Investigation No International Holocaust Remembrance Day!” Echoing the [...]
By Jonathan Cook * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz The passionate support for Israel expressed on talkback sections of websites, internet chat forums, blogs, Twitters and Facebook may not be all that it seems. Israel’s foreign ministry is reported to be establishing a special undercover team of paid workers whose job it will be to [...]
lifestreams – your life live lifestrea.ms – life is just another feed Handy Designer’s Tools “On The Fly” Noupe is a design weblog created to inspire creativity by sharing innovative resources and websites to bloggers, freelancers and web designers. Site-Perf.com – Know all about your site performance Website performance analyzing tool. This online tool emulates [...]
Donations to Support Our XO Laptop Program are Greatly Appreciated Note: The Sabra Shatila Foundation is funding the purchase and shipment of as many XO laptops as possible from the MIT One Laptop Per Child program. These unique self-powered, wind-up, internet-ready laptops cost approximately $180 per unit to manufacture, but they are offered in lots [...]
EI study refutes CAMERA media bias accusation By Shervan Sardar, The Electronic Intifada, 18 August 2008 http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article9711.shtml The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is a media monitoring organization with a large database of supporters known for its staunch support for Israeli policies and its ability to influence media coverage. While [...]
Wikinews has learned that a United States Department of Justice (DOJ) IP Address has been blocked on Wikipedia after making edits to an article which were considered “vandalism”. In two separate instances, the IP address from the DOJ removed information from the Wikipedia article about the organization Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in [...]
Read and laugh: Israeli soldiers warned about Facebook [USA TODAY] Israeli defense officials say they’ve identified an unlikely new threat to national security – Facebook. A new list of rules aims to prevent soldiers and Defense Ministry employees from revealing classified information on social networking sites. The officials say some soldiers have uploaded pictures of [...]
Blair, Gorbachev, Streisand to attend Israel’s 60th President Shimon Peres is bringing in top personalities from around the world to celebrate Israel’s 60th birthday. United States President George W. Bush, Barbra Streisand, Tony Blair, Mikhail Gorbachev and Rupert Murdoch … But guess who is joining the celebration too: The list of confirmed guests also includes [...]
Israeli occupiers in the city of Kiryat Yam filed a police complaint to force Google to delete what they called as “false information that hurts the city’s image“. The so called “false information” was placed a Palestinian doctor as user-generated notation placed on the image of Kiryat Yam and gives brief historical information about the [...]
“You know you are doing well when Zionists and their alike are desperately trying to silence you.” Image by: Carlos Latuff This is exactly what is happening to me on Facebook for two consecutive days now. As you know, beside Sabbah’s Blog, I also run the aggregator, Palestine Blogs – The Gazette. Yesterday I received [...]
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I feel sick to my stomach when I see a multi-billion giant like Microsoft using â€œchildren refugeesâ€ as a cover up to market their latest web 2.0 businesses called live.com! While doing my search for my previous story, I came across a press release by UNHCR which said: â€œMicrosoft launches â€œClick for Causeâ€ initiative to [...]
Yesterday, Transparency International published the annual report, where it showed that most Arab states are among worst ranked (UAE – 31, Qatar – 32, Bahrain – 36, Oman – 39, Jordan – 40, Kuwait – 46, Tunisia – 51, Lebanon – 63, Saudi – 70, Egypt – 70, Morocco – 79, Algeria – 84, Mauritania [...]
Update Nov 2nd: Mahmood’s Blog is back! It’s official, Mahmood’s Blog (http://mahmood.tv) will be blocked effective immediately, by the orders of the Bahraini Ministry of Information. Together with 6 other web sites (listed below), the official memo was delivered to all the ISP’s in Bahrain this afternoon. Mahmood is a prominent Bahraini/Arab blogger. His blog [...]
Now I know why all of a sudden my blog was full with pro-Israel-terrorist in the last few weeks: WHILE Israel fights Hezbollah with tanks and aircraft, its supporters are campaigning on the internet. Israel’s Government has thrown its weight behind efforts by supporters to counter what it believes to be negative bias and a [...]
The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogs. It was initially published at Global Voices… Summer holidays, women rights, war in Iraq and war in Palestine. These are some of the permanent scene in the Arabic language blogsphere these days. Here is some of what few bloggers said: The daily life [...]
It’s women again! A report published by Khaleej Times said that a survey conducted by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Planning reveals a shocking number of “spinsters” across Saudi Arabia. To be precise, the exact number of the unmarried females has been recorded at 1,529,418. Now from the last census I could find, Saudi population has [...]
The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogs. It was initially published at Global Voices… Arabic language and the Internet… Marwan, from Subzero Blue blog, writes in his Arabic blog about the new Google News service in Arabic. He seems have found something we all have missed for long time. Marwan [...]
Netscape, the brand that kick-started the dot-com boom only to lose the browser war to Microsoft, launched its latest reincarnation today with a portal focused on community-driven news. Itï¿½s not exactly a Digg clone. Submitted stories are voted on in much the same way, and the more votes a story gets the higher it appears [...]
One of the world’s most visited webpage, Yahoo.com, has just had a major re-design (can be found at http://yahoo.com/preview). The Yahoo! re-design is officially flagged as a “preview” (a.k.a. beta) and it isn’t yet the default yahoo.com homepage. There is no firm date for the go-live of the new Web 2.0 design. Here is how [...]
The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogs. It was initially published at Global Voices! This week in the Arabic Language blogsphere: Let’s start with the hard stuff. Tara from Iraq, has some rare seen images: Tara then writes: ????? ??? ??? ? ?? ???? ??? ????? ????? ????? ?? ???? [...]
Here is a cool online application. It analysis your website structure and transfer it to colors and displays them in nice graphical form.
The following is an abbreviated translation from some Arabic-language blogs. It was initially published at Global Voices! From Egypt… Malek who was scheduled to be free few days ago is now officially free. He just made his first post, titled: Free Morning. Malek writes: ???????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ??????? ?????? ?? [...]
Received an email requesting this: Thanks to an amazing website I recently happened across, I have created a survey on internet trends in Bahrain. I am interested in documenting internet access and uses in Bahrain. I am asking that this survey only be taken by people actually living in Bahrain. Your participation in this study [...]
Here is another toy from Google. It is still sitting at Googles Labs, and they call it Google Trends. Fark recently featured the discovery under “obvious” tag, so I went to check it out, and guess what, I came out… blushing :-D Here is why. Go here and search for the word “sex” (don’t worry, [...]
Ok, it’s time to upgrade my blogging system (wordpress). I’ve been running with WP 1.5.1 Alpha (not even beta) for ages now, and I’m tired of hacking the code, although it was fun, but now it seems that the honeymoon is over, and things are getting broken very often. Keeping in mind that since WP [...]
Bloggers Launch Innovative Campaign to Free One of Their Own For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Joyce (MaryCJoyce@gmail.com, Skype name: demoblogger) On Sunday May 7, Alaa Ahmed Seif El Islam, a prominent Egyptian blogger and political activist, was detained in Cairo by the Egyptian authorities while protesting the earlier detention of political activists rallying for a [...]
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