Monthly Archives: November 2010

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

This time of year in Sweden it is very dark and cold. In the darkness of despair, snow falls and illuminates the night and the cloudy days. The snow brings peace and quiet to my frozen soul. When I gather … Continue reading

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Equality equals peace?

I was very sad to read that Palestinian prisoners have been tortured in their own prisons (http://tinyurl.com/3xq7mmj); in my view, it brings a new dimension to the peace process in Palestine-Israel. As I see it, peace is a matter of … Continue reading

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Taking side for peace

When I talk about Israel-Palestine, I don’t mean to take side for anything else but peace. At the moment though, Israel has most power in the conflict and Palestinian are oppressed, not only in Gaza, but in the West Bank, … Continue reading

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Eyes in Gaza

First of all, I lament the fact that the voice of the two norwegian doctors who operated on Al Shifa hospital during the Gaza war 2008, weigh more or the same as whole of Gazas’ population. It is wrong, but … Continue reading

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Reflections on HR-days in Örebro

Sometimes I feel I am only writing, not contributing to human rights. After two days of human rights promotion in Örebro, my heart can have some rest.  Of course I didn’t do a great deal, I simply participated, helped out … Continue reading

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I’ll stand by you, I’ll throw with you..

Some condemn Palestinian acts of violence against Israelis, some say “why can’t they just be peaceful?”, never crossing their mind how peaceful they themselves would be with a gun in their face. I’m not saying that all Palestinian are violent … Continue reading

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Shadowy hands

Although my intentions are good in helping less fortunate outside of Sweden, my ancestors lay a dark “colonial” (Sweden wasn’t actually a colonial state although I have visited a slave fort in Ghana which was owned by Sweden for a couple of … Continue reading

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