Siafu.ca - Worldviews http://www.siafu.ca/taxonomy/term/5/0 en Raids and Restrictions http://www.siafu.ca/story/75 <p>By Jesse Rosenfeld</p> <p>It’s 2:00 am in the Deheisha refugee camp outside Bethlehem and I hear a large, loud bang. Camp residents – most of whom are either refugees from the 1948 war or their descendents – say the Israeli army enters Deheisha anywhere between three and seven days a week, with raids increasing in frequency over the past few months. My friend Shadi Al-Assi – a musician and instructor of Music, Dance and Media at the Ibdaa community center in Deheisha – and I rush to Ibdaa’s top floor window where we look around frantically for Israeli military activity. </p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/75">read more</a></p> Worldviews Fri, 09 Nov 2007 11:01:06 -0600 Tim McSorley 75 at http://www.siafu.ca American Lefties set Sights on Party Politics http://www.siafu.ca/story/71 <p><strong>Section: Worldviews </strong></p> <p><strong>By Julian Nemeth</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/71">read more</a></p> Worldviews Thu, 23 Aug 2007 22:09:58 -0500 b_kinged 71 at http://www.siafu.ca Long Wait for Freedom http://www.siafu.ca/story/54 <p>By Christopher Scott</p> <p>Every Tuesday morning in Port-au-Prince, pedestrians and on-lookers are treated to a well-worn ritual. In front of the Ministry of Justice, about thirty women and men arrive punctually at 10am. They unfurl their banners, stand to attention for the national anthem, and over the next two hours proceed to dance, sing and recite the names of friends, colleagues or loved ones: detained and mostly forgotten inside Haiti’s jails.</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/54">read more</a></p> Worldviews Wed, 11 Jul 2007 15:49:54 -0500 Tim McSorley 54 at http://www.siafu.ca Lebanon is a Country Divided http://www.siafu.ca/story/16 <p>By Chris Brown</p> <p>Lebanon is awash in political signs—those of the government saying “I love life” and those of the opposition, “I love life in color” - allusions to the intense political battle currently being waged for control of the country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/16">read more</a></p> Worldviews Thu, 01 Mar 2007 13:04:05 -0600 Tim McSorley 16 at http://www.siafu.ca