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Month: May 2012

64th anniversary of the Nakba

64th anniversary of the Nakba

Today, 15 May 2012, marks the 64th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the anniversary of the uprooting of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homeland. This was the harshest and most brutal ethnic cleansing in the world, and included systematic and deliberate killings and displacement. This culminated in a declaration of the State of Israel on the debris of Palestinian people, cities and villages.

G4S: securing apartheid

G4S: securing apartheid

The world’s largest international security corporation, G4S helps maintain and profits from Israel’s prison system, in which thousands of Palestinian political prisoners are on hunger strike. (Nidal El-Khairy)

Maintaining Professionalism and Cleanliness through your Nurse’s Uniform

Maintaining Professionalism and Cleanliness through your Nurse’s Uniform

Nurses have to walk a tricky line often in their day-to-day work. They must balance the urgent need to be up close to their patients in order to provide them with effective care and support, while also needing to know when to pull back for their own health and well-being. Similarly, as far as the profession itself goes, nurses have to dress so they seem approachable by patients and not appear intimidating, yet at the same time they also need…

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