Wednesday, January 24, 2007

QiN News Flash

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Quaker Schools/Violence/Guilford College/Friends School of Ramallah/Beatings reportedly accompanied by ethnic slurs at Guilford/Yes! Weekly//NC/USA/23-Jan-07//The assaults took place in the courtyard of Bryan Hall early in the morning hours of Jan. 20 at Guilford, a Quaker college in Greensboro that holds a national reputation for its emphasis on social justice and nonviolence. Witnesses said the site was under construction, and the assailants commandeered loose bricks to carry out the attack. Faris Khader and Osama Sabbah, both students at Guilford, and Omar Awartani, a friend visiting from NC State University in Raleigh, were attacked after hearing taunts from members of the Guilford College football team, Awartani said on Monday.

The three friends had attended a Quaker school together in the West Bank city of Ramallah before coming to North Carolina to attend their respective universities.

"It was the ugliest thing I have ever seen," said Awartani, a freshman pursuing a double major in aerospace and mechanical engineering at NC State. "I've seen Israeli soldiers doing this to me in Palestine, but I've never seen this with citizens. It just came with punches, kicks and brass knuckles. There were witnesses that told me they were picking up rocks and bricks and hitting me." . ...

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Quaker Schools/International Conflict/Violence/Guilford College/Football players charged after attack on Palestinian students/CNN/Atlanta/GA/USA/23-Jan-07/Associated Press/RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) -- Three football players at Guilford College, a school with a Quaker background, face assault and ethnic intimidation charges ...

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Quaker Schools/Non-Violence/Religious Tolerance/Guilford College/Athletes charged in attack, ethnic slurs/Los Angeles Times/Los Angeles/CA/USA/24-Jan-07//Three football players are accused of beating Palestinian students outside a dorm at their small Quaker college. By David Zucchino, Times Staff Writer ...

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Quaker Schools/Violence/Guilford College/College students charged for beating Palestinians/Jerusalem Post/Jerusalem/Israel/M.E./23-Jan-07//Three football players at Guilford College, a school with a Quaker background, face assault and ethnic intimidation charges after an attack on three ...

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Quaker Schools/Violence/Guilford College/Hate Crime at a Quaker Campus?/Inside Higher Ed/Washington/DC/USA/24-Jan-07//“This kind of violence is rare at a Quaker college,” said Aaron Fetrow, dean of student life, in a Webcast by the newspaper. “We will not tolerate this

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Quaker Schools/Violence/Pacifism/Guilford College/Guilford players charged in assault/News & Observer/Raleigh/NC/USA/24-Jan-07//Guilford, a school with a rich heritage in the pacifist Quaker faith, will proceed with its own investigation as the criminal charges play out in the ...

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Additional Radio and Television News in the USA appeared 1/24/2007 from a shorter AP wire story.

Quaker Schools/Violence/Process/Guilford College/Three football players charged after attack on Palestinian .../KOIN.com/Portland/OR/USA/24-Jan-07/Associated Press /The college, which has a Quaker background, says it will hold its own judicial process in addition to the criminal charges.

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