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Decrying "an inherently unlawful and abusive system that violates the rights of Palestinians," Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday called for all businesses to stop operating in and dealing directly with Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem.

Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

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from The Blonde Abroad

The Beginner's Guide to Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras, a.k.a. Fat Tuesday, is a Carnival celebration of food; a revelry before the first day of Lent; a final hurrah before forty days of fasting and abstinence—and boy, is it a wild festival in New Orleans. All in all, the festivities last two weeks, but culminate in bacchanalian parties and colorful parades during the five days surrounding Mardi Gras.

If you plan to visit Geyserville, CA stop by the Coppola winery and eat at this place...yum and also a great sample of Coppola movie artifacts.

Manhattan, New York - never thought I'd love this place so much, but I discovered here I can be myself. Don't have to tone anything down. Can walk fast. Talk fast. Be excited about everything. Share ideas. Meet fascinating people. Laugh with cab drivers listening to comedy shows on Sirius. Live BIG.

The Manhattan skyline and the twin towers of the World Trade Center are shown from Jersey City, N.J. in this March, 2000 photo.

from BuzzFeed

People Are Epically Clapping Back After A Guy Tried To Call Out Cardi B's Outfit

On Tuesday, a Twitter user posted the following photo and asked men if they were “ok with ya girl going out like this.” The photo is of rapper and reality star Cardi B, who shared it on her Instagram that day. | People Are Epically Clapping Back After A Guy Tried To Call Out Cardi B's Outfit - BuzzFeed News