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I have a parallel blog in French at http://anniebannie.net

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May 21, 2008

Palestine Pre-1947

The old lie that palestine was dry desert waiting for a people is just that–a lie. This clip for all people to see the Beauty of the Palestinian People before they were ethnically cleansed and murdered and made into refugees by the State of Israe.
Music Joaquin Rodrigo, lyrics Helmut Lotti, sung by Lotti
All Photos (b&w) from http://fai.cyberia.net.lb/
For Hani, My husband, Best friend & Hero

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And here an album with pictures of the Nekba

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Iraq Vets Testify to War Atrocities, Vow to Fight and Resist Bush Policy

By Liliana Segura, AlterNet. Posted May 20, 2008.

Angry vets testify to horrors of killing innocent people, and the way they came to dehumanize those they were supposedly sent to “liberate.”

“I was ordered multiple times by commissioned officers and noncommissioned officers to shoot unarmed civilians if their presence made me feel uncomfortable,” Sgt. Jason Lemieux told a panel of lawmakers last Thursday in a packed public hearing on Capitol Hill. “These orders were given with the understanding that my immediate chain of command would protect our subordinates from legal repercussions.”
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