Friday, January 30, 2009

pinter nobel lecture

Pinter is died now,here is his brilliant speech of acceptance of Nobel prize.
What he said about war in Iraq is very true about Israels war against Palestinians.
The quality of voice is not good because of his health condition at the time.
هارولد پینتر (به انگلیسی: Harold Pinter) (زادهٔ ۱۰ اکتبر ۱۹۳۰ در لندن- مرگ ۲۵ دسامبر ۲۰۰۸) نویسنده ، نمایش نامه نویس ، بازیگر ، کارگردان و فعال سیاسی انگلیسی بود. نخستین آثار او را در دسته تئاتر پوچی قلمداد کرده‌اند. او نویسنده آثاری برای رادیو، تلویزیون، تئاتر و سینما است. پینتر در سال ۲۰۰۵ میلادی برنده جایزه نوبل ادبیات شد.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

ای تف به این بی چشم و رو ها که مالیات خلق خدا را می گیرند هر تبلیغ مسخره ای را نشانمان می دهند نهایتا محصول رسانه آزاد و مستقلشان میشود این

BBC Refuses to Air Appeal for Palestinian Victims in Gaza

Meanwhile, the BBC is continuing to come under criticism for refusing to broadcast an appeal by aid agencies for Palestinian victims of Israel’s recent military actions in Gaza. The three-minute appeal aired on many British channels last night. The charities behind the appeal include the Red Cross, Oxfam, Save the Children, and Christian Aid. Rupert Murdoch’s Sky News also refused to air the appeal.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

peace and conflict studies,pedegogical materials

With creative, thought-provoking, and innovative lesson plans, this comprehensive teaching guide introduces students to the concept of transitional justice through:
  • Lessons on the root causes and costs of war and conflict
  • Overview of human rights and different transitional justice mechanisms
  • Mock war crimes tribunal and mock truth commission role plays
  • In-depth country case studies
  • Individual case studies on human rights abuses
  • Investigative tools to study the need for transitional justice in the U.S.
  • Skill-building resources on how to apply reconciliation on a local level
  • Conflict resolution and peer mediation exercises
  • Transitional justice glossary
  • Resources for further study and action on peace and justice

Appropriate for 9th grade through adult learners.

Click here to download a PDF* of the complete

curriculum (45.34 MB)