Extensive Interview with Gideon Levy

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gideon Levy is an Israeli Author and Journalist, and a Columnist for Haaretz. He has earned several awards for human rights journalism focusing on the Israeli occupation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories or the OPT (or oPt). Language recognized in the work of the OHCHR, Amnesty International, Oxfam International, United Nations, World Health Organization, International … Continue reading

Interview with Arantxa León on Central American Religious Experiences – Master’s Student, Socioreligion, Genders and Diversities

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Arantxa León is a Master’s student in socioreligion, genders and diversities. Here we talk about the research on religion in Central America. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the main question within the research for you? Arantxa León: I will give some information to make this easy to … Continue reading

Ask An Abortion Doula 12 – Crisis Navigation: Locked-Down, Not Locked Out

By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her on her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here she talks about abortion providers navigating … Continue reading

Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine) 5 – The Trump Peace Plan: Is This the “The Deal of the Century,” or Not?

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Omar Shakir, J.D., M.A. works as the Israel and Palestine Director for Human Rights Watch. He investigates a variety of human rights abuses within the occupied Palestinian territories/Occupied Palestinian Territories or oPt/OPT (Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem) and Israel. He earned a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford … Continue reading

Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine) 4 – Uninhabitable: The Viability of Gaza Strip’s 2020 Unlivability

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Omar Shakir, J.D., M.A. works as the Israel and Palestine Director for Human Rights Watch. He investigates a variety of human rights abuses within the occupied Palestinian territories or oPt (Gaza and the West Bank) and Israel. He earned a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University, an M.A. in … Continue reading

Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine) Addendum: Some History and Contextualization of Rights

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Adaptations and changes made based on feedback from some readers with the Addendum, here, as one supplementary piece to the educational series with Human Rights Watch. Other materials can be found through keyword search on the Canadian Atheist website for “Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine).” Duly note, … Continue reading

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