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Children and Clowns violently attacked in the West Bank

June 29, 2011

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http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=399506 Colorful day in Nabi Saleh Published Friday 24/06/2011 (updated) 25/06/2011 17:33 [MaanImages/HO/Diana Al-Zeer] Click for more images BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The children of An-Nabi Saleh set off with kites and painted faces to the village’s hill shortly after noon on Friday.An hour later, they were sheltering in a village house, while five Israeli military […]

India’s generation of children crippled by uranium waste

August 30, 2009

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Observer investigation uncovers link between dramatic rise in birth defects in Punjab and pollution from coal-fired power stations Gethin Chamberlain, Bathinda The Observer, Sunday 30 August 2009 Article history Gurpreet Sigh, 7, who has cerebral palsy and microcephaly, and is from Sirsar, 50km from the Punjabi town of Bathinda. He is being treated at the […]

The Heart of Jenin

July 27, 2009

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‘Do you think the Israelis liked what I did? Some would have preferred it if I’d blown myself up’ The remarkable story of Ismail Khatib, a Palestinian father from the West Bank city of Jenin, continues. After his son Ahmed was shot by israeli soldiers in November 2005, the Khatib’s courageously donated their beloved 12 year-old’s […]

8-year-old Saudi girl divorces 50-year-old husband AP

April 30, 2009

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By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, Associated Press Writer Hadeel Al-shalchi, Associated Press Writer – Thu Apr 30, 9:18 pm ET CAIRO – An 8-year-old Saudi girl has divorced her middle-aged husband after her father forced her to marry him last year in exchange for about $13,000, her lawyer said Thursday. Saudi Arabia has come under increasing criticism […]