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.
At least six of the 2,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are in imminent danger of dying, according to their lawyers.
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)
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…