Category Archives: Israel

Kashish film festival 2010

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Mumbai has wrapped up India’s largest gay film festival, seen as a step forward for gay rights in the country. It is the first time in India that more than 100 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual-themed films have got past censors to be shown in public cinemas alongside mainstream Bollywood and Hollywood releases. The films came from 25 countries including Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Israel. […]

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‘Boycott of Israel would not serve any useful tactical purpose’: Amitav Ghosh

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Via Kafila

The British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP) and Pakistanis for Palestine amongst others have appealed to the novelist Amitav Ghosh to decline the Israeli Dan David Prize he is being given jointly with Margaret Atwood.