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Thursday, December 24, 2015
Human Rights Watch has finally spoken on the massacre of Shi`ites in Nigeria
From Basim: "It seems HRW finally spoke on the massacre of Shi'ite Muslims in Nigeria after all, but only yesterday, and one week after the fact. They called it "unjustified" - as if entertaining the government's notion that it might have been."
Comic by Terry Furry, reproduced from "Heard the One About the Funny Leftist?" by Cris Thompson, East Bay Express
As'ad AbuKhalil, born March 16, 1960. From Tyre, Lebanon, grew up in Beirut. Received his BA and MA from American University of Beirut in pol sc. Came to US in 1983 and received his PhD in comparative government from Georgetown University. Taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Served as a Scholar-in-Residence at Middle East Institute in Washington DC. He served as free-lance Middle East consultant for NBC News and ABC News, an experience that only served to increase his disdain for maintream US media. He is now professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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