Bahraini teachers still persecuted

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This video says about itself:

Jalila Al-Salman talks about the plight of teachers in Bahrain

10 apr 2013

Jalila, jailed in Bahrain until recently, won the NASUWT International Solidarity Award in 2013.

From Human Rights First in the USA:

United States Should Speak Out on Appeal Case for Bahrain Teachers

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urges the United States to publicly condemn the unfair trials of Bahrain Human Rights Defenders Mahdi Abu Deeb and Jalila al Salman in advance of their final appeal at the Court of Cassation scheduled for Monday. Abu Deeb, President of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), and al Salman, Vice President of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association, were tortured into making false confessions and jailed in 2011 following their participation in peaceful protests.

“The United States sent observers to the trial of Abu Deeb and al Salman, but failed…

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Even Cats Blooper Sometimes

Hilarious Cat Blooper Reel!

Cats are usually so graceful it borders on magic. The way they move from one place to another makes it seem sometimes as if they are made of liquid. But even cats have their embarrassing moments, and a lot of them are documented right here…

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November 22, 1963 Dallas, Texas

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This day in history for anyone who was  alive is indelibly etched in our memory as if it was just an hour ago. I was in fourth period government class , my senior  year in high school.  I remember when the PA system came on , looking up at the box on the wall, and at that moment,  our country’s collective life was changed forever. Two hours passed, and school was over. It was a Friday, just like today. Arriving  home where there were tears and the silence of grief and the beginning of continuous television watching for three days. School was cancelled for the funeral on Monday. My southern family  was divided on  President Kennedy. My Daddy had not voted for him, but this gentle man would never have imagined the horror of an assassination.  My Mama had voted for President Kennedy after a discussion with a New…

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