14 juillet 2007

"Hier ist nicht 2007. Hier ist 1943"

Staffage für Stauffenberg: Wie ich für Tom Cruise zum Nazi-Soldaten wurde - und niemand mich fragte, ob ich vielleicht tatsächlich ein Nazi bin. Für manchen Politiker und Journalisten ist der Stauffenberg-Film ein Skandal, weil ein Scientologe darin die Hauptrolle spielt. Für die Mitarbeiter einer Casting-Agentur aus Charlottenburg ist es ein Job wie jeder andere. Seit ein paar Wochen rekrutieren sie in einem Büro mit unverputzten Wänden und weiß lackierten Tischen Soldaten für den neuen Film von Tom Cruise. "Wir suchen... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2007

Romanian Convict Sues God For Breaking Baptismal Contract

A Romanian convict doing time for murder tried to sue God for breaking the contract they allegedly concluded at his baptism and not doing enough to protect him from Satan. The public prosecutor turned down the case -- because God does not have a home address. Many people have felt let down by God at one time or another while suffering from life's slings and arrows, including among others Jesus, who famously asked his divine father "Why have you forsaken me?" while suffering on the cross. However few have sought... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2007

Children of Holocaust Survivors to Sue Germany

A class action suit is to be filed in Israel against the German government on behalf of the children of Holocaust survivors who are in urgent need of psychological treatment. A class action suit is to be filed in Israel against the German government on behalf of the children of Holocaust survivors. The lawsuit, which will be filed in Tel Aviv on Sunday, will demand that the German government pay for the psychological treatment of children of Holocaust survivors living in Israel (more...). The suit is being filed by the Fisher... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2007

Lima restaurant shut for discrimination

Human rights activists cheered a rare decision by a Peruvian consumer protection agency Friday to close a popular restaurant and impose a stiff fine for repeatedly turning away dark-skinned people. The upscale suburb of Miraflores complied with the agency's request to close Cafe del Mar for 60 days. The restaurant also was fined $76,000 for its "discriminatory" entrance policy. "This is monumental," said Wilfredo Ardito of the rights group APRODEH, which has campaigned against Peru's deep economic and racial segregation. "Before... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2007

Wiesenthal Center slams Croatian star nostalgic for pro-Nazi regime

The Simon Wiesenthal Center complained on Saturday to Croatia's state television channel regarding its broadcast of a singer known for expressing nostalgia for Ustasha, Croatia's pro-Nazi ruling party during World War II. The singer, Marko Perkovic, who is also known as "Thompson," is one of the most popular rock stars in Croatia. One of his songs is named after the Jasenovac concentration camp, where Croatian forces killed 90,000 Jews, Serbs and Gypsies. The Croatian network, Channel 2, aired on Saturday a Perkovic concert,... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2007

Sharp rise in anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine

A sharp rise has been noted in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine in the first half of 2007, the Foreign Ministry reported. Last year, 22 anti-Semitic incidents were registered in Ukraine, including assaults and threats, vandalizing Jewish sites and anti-Semitic demonstrations. Eleven anti-Semitic incidents occurred in the country in the first four months of 2007. (Israel News)
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27 juin 2007

Poland says UN to rename Auschwitz death camp

The United Nations has accepted Poland's request to rename the Auschwitz death camp on its list of World Heritage sites to make clear it was run by Germans not Poles, the Polish government announced on Wednesday. Auschwitz and the linked Birkenau camp in Poland would be known as "Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German Concentration and Death Camp", Culture Minister Kazimierz Ujazdowski told a news conference in Warsaw. (Reuters/Israel News)
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27 juin 2007

Le président polonais lance la construction du musée des Juifs

Le président polonais Lech Kaczynski a invité ses compatriotes à se souvenir à quel point l'histoire juive est liée à celle de la Pologne en posant mardi la première pierre d'un musée des Juifs sur le site de l'ancien ghetto de Varsovie. "Pendant neuf cents ans nos histoires se sont entremêlées. Il y a eu les pires et les meilleures périodes (...) mais l'histoire des Juifs est l'histoire de mon pays, de mon peuple", a dit le chef de l'Etat polonais. Le musée, consacré à la vie de la communauté juive de Pologne et à son apport à... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2007

Défilé gay à Bucarest: démonstration des forces de l'ordre

BUCAREST - Le troisième défilé gay organisé en Roumanie depuis la chute du communisme a tourné samedi à Bucarest en une démonstration des forces de l'ordre. Les quelque 300 participants ont été dépassés en nombre par les 700 policiers et gendarmes mobilisés. Les forces de l'ordre avaient été mobilisées afin d'éviter les incidents de l'édition 2006 provoqués par des éléments d'extrême droite et des skinheads. Le déploiement policier a permis de contenir des éléments perturbateurs qui ont exprimé leur hostilité à l'égard des gays par... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2007

Marşul Diversităţii/RFI

RADIO FRANCE INTERNATIONALE - Programul: "Actualitatea internă" - Realizator: Andreea Oros Reporter: Andreea Pietroşel Peste o sută de persoane reţinute, trei poliţişti răniţi, violenţe şi trafic blocat pe străzile Capitalei. Toate aceste incidente au eclipsat ieri Marşul Diversităţii, organizat pentru a treia oară la Bucureşti de comunitatea homosexuală. În schimb, au adus România în atenţia opiniei publice internaţionale. Agenţiile de presă comentează incidentele de ieri, menţionând caracterul conservator al... [Lire la suite]
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