PARIS — A heated debate over France’s values reignited across the country this week, the latest fight in a culture war that has raged for years in universities, the halls of government and even on the beach.
This time, it started with a mother wearing a hijab on a school trip….more: NYTIMES
Yazmin Juárez, the mother of a toddler who died shortly after being released from a for-profit detention center in Texas, offered a powerful testimony in front of a panel of U.S. House members on Wednesday. Juárez said she and her daughter fled violence in Guatemala and hoped for a better future in the U.S. “Unfortunately, that did not happen,” she told the lawmakers….more: yahoo
….the next nightmare was downstairs. It was September 2016, the third month the city was under siege by the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, and more children were dead. Al-Kateab, a citizen journalist and activist who began documenting the horrors unfolding in rebel-held Aleppo in 2011, filmed a mother who has just lost her son in the latest round of bombings. Carrying the corpse of her dead child, the mother repeatedly tells anyone who will listen, “This is my son. My darling is dead. He is dead.”…more: washingtonpost.
.. The officials said MBS placed his mother under house arrest at least for some time at a palace in Saudi Arabia, without the king’s knowledge…more: nbcnews
IF YOU HAVE A WEAK HEART DON’T WATCH!! BUT CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TO HELP CIVILIAN PEOPLE IN SYRIA.
لا تشاهد ان كان عندك ضعف في القلب… لكن يمكنك الانصال بممثلك للمساعدة في وقف الحرب
“يا إمي دخيلك لا تآخذيني عم أنقذ العالم ما قدران أشيلك يا إمي سامحيني”.
” …whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption done in the land( According to All Just and Merciful God’s law) it is as if he had slain mankind entirely. And whoever saves one – it is as if he had saved mankind entirely” 5:32
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “Allah has divided mercy into one hundred parts; and He retained with Him ninety-nine parts, and sent down to earth one part. Through this one part creatures deal with one another with compassion, so much so that an animal lifts its hoof over its young lest it should hurt it.” [Sahih al-Bukhari and Muslim]- MORE: .theguardian
Throughout their long history, Marvel has published numerous comics commenting on the current state of world affairs. During World War 2, for instance, they famously depicted Captain America punching Adolf Hitler in the face. In keeping with this tradition, the company has teamed up with ABC to produce a rather wonderful comic – available for free online – about a Syrian mother with superhuman patience and motherly instinct…more: independent.co.uk – www.npr.org