A Palestinian Christian family that preaches non-violence from a farm in the West Bank is battling to hold on to land it has owned for 98 years. Now surrounded by Israeli settlements, the family is a living example of the idea of peaceful resistance.
Thailand’s army on Tuesday declared martial law across the crisis-gripped kingdom to restore order following months of anti-government protests that have left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded.
Fifty thousand Orthodox Jews take over TEN BLOCKS of New York in protest over Israeli army plan to draft devoutly religious men
- Israel wants to extend its compulsory military service to some of its most religious residents
- Many ultra-Orthodox Israelis see this as a form of religious persecution
- The demonstration was a show of solidarity with Israeli ultra-Orthodox who’ve been protesting the proposal for weeks
- Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands of the devout Jews brought Jerusalem to a stand still in a massive show of force Ten city blocks of Manhattan became a river of black Sunday as 50,000 dark-clad ultra-Orthodox Jews took to the streets to protest Israel’s proposal to force their young boys into its army.
The US army has built a fake city designed to be used during combat training exercises.
The 300 acre ‘town’ includes a five story embassy, a bank, a school, an underground subway and train station, a mosque, a football stadium, and a helicopter landing zone.
In an attempt by fact to imitate fiction, the US military’s “Iron Man” armor will take an important step towards reality in June, when multiple prototypes will be revealed and tested.