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GeneralHere's a movie that might be relevant

http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/3645/1268264/TG_Preview_Every_Man_in_This_Village_Is_a_Liar.pdf = first few pages of the Insight study guide - has key characters


http://www.moviediva.com/MD_root/reviewpages/MDKabulExpress.htm

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http://www.englishworks.com.au/megan-stack-every-man-village/ = useful notes and sample essays


http://www.ted.com/talks/zak_ebrahim_i_am_the_son_of_a_terrorist_here_s_how_i_chose_peace?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2014-09-13&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=talk_of_the_week_button

Above = TED talk by ZAc Ebrahim whose dad was a terrorist.

Interview with Megan Stack = explores and develops some of the ideas in the book
http://therumpus.net/2010/11/the-rumpus-interview-with-megan-stack/

Review of the book - Tom you will love it

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/06/AR2010080602817.html

Coping with war - TED talkhttp://www.ted.com/talks/wes_moore_how_to_talk_to_veterans_about_the_war?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2014-05-24&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=top_right_image
The American Palestinian intellectual Edward Said is worth exploring for his highly subtle and humane ideas about the west's distorted understanding of the arab world.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Said

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGsczwEKnOI = very graphic clip (be warned) from Bowling for Columbine about American's backing of wars and dictators from 1950s onwards.
coping with conflict http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_how_the_worst_moments_in_our_lives_make_us_who_we_are?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2014-05-24&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=bottom_left_button
Below is a prezi found by Ms Sgroi - useful if you're a visual learner like me. Although prezis do make me feel nauseous - all that swooping in and out!
http://prezi.com/bojqklidwit9/every-man-in-this-village-is-a-liar/


Here's a weebly with lots of resources

http://year12englishencounteringconflict.weebly.com/every-man-in-this-village-is-a-liar.html

Two fantastic resources from Ms Sgroi



Something from Mr SJ

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/08/the-war-photo-no-one-would-publish/375762/

Israel and Palestine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y58njT2oXfE - short animation about israel and palestine - extremely pro palestine

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/hamas-rocket-attacks-provoked-israels-ground-offensive-into-gaza-strip-20140720-zuysx.html - pro Israel article about recent conflict
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/charles-krauthammer-moral-clarity-in-gaza/2014/07/17/0adabe0c-0de4-11e4-8c9a-923ecc0c7d23_story.html - recent article about current situation - very pro Israel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk6rgssg4Ds = rap from Bailey about Israel and Palestine -up to date, detailed and clever.
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/gaza-and-israel-why-i-will-not-be-silent-20140727-zxdvn.html = jewish Australian pleading for tolerance and a two state solution to Israel and Gaza situation - current
http://www.theage.com.au/world/grief-grips-gaza-20140801-3czlw.html
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/bringing-the-bodies-home-in-gaza-20140803-zz8yf.html - the situation in hospital and morgues in Gaza - very real - lots of real life examples - good to get ideas from alongside our text

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/aug/01/gaza-international-law-war-crimes-security-council = complex legal arguments about why both sides should be prosecuted for war crimes by Geoffrey Robertson

http://www.theage.com.au/comment/a-plea-to-save-the-children-in-gaza-and-israel-20140731-zz33p.html = highly persuasive and well written piece by a Save the Children worker - EXCELLENT model for your writing. Read it and think what prompts could be used with this article and what ideas in the text it might link to.

http://www.theage.com.au/comment/israel-and-hamas-trampling-on-humanitarian-law-in-gaza-conflict-20140728-zxjfv.html - a very reasoned and logical article (in contrast to above that relies more on emotion and real life examples) about the rules of war and war crimes in relation to Israel and Gaza
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http://www.theage.com.au/nsw/thousands-attend-opposing-rallies-over-israelgaza-conflict-20140803-zzxup.html = reporting on protests in Sydney on Sunday 3rd August - pro Israel and pro Palestine - useful for exploring the idea of witnesses, bystanders etc in conflict

http://www.theage.com.au/comment/the-day-seven-of-my-family-died-in-gaza-20140731-zyu3s.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_m98GAdqKM -Russell Brandt dissects so called Fox News - this is EXCELLENT - WATCH IT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-evIyrrjTTY - animation about the conflict

Afghanistan

Resources about Afghanistan from Ms Hyland
Female Portrait – what these eyes have seen...

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2002/04/afghan-girl/index-text

Time – Women of Afghanistan (photos and video)...

http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,308943282001_2007270,00.html


There is also good to gain perspective on women fighting back...

Artistic/Political Rebellion
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/09/malina-suliman-afghanistan-s-graffiti-queen.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qQQbLUBVDE



Info on Malala Yousafzai

http://www.thedailybeast.com/witw/articles/2013/07/12/malala-yousafzai-calls-on-u-n-to-support-girls-right-to-an-education.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/07/17/taliban-regrets-attack/2525427/


Links to the opinion pieces used for Language Analysis practice

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/for-democracys-sake-lets-talk-about-our-war-in-iraq-20130213-2ed6y.html
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/the-age-editorial/the-long-goodbye-of-the-longest-war-20140531-39b1b.html
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/for-hamas-and-israel-what-is-the-endgame-20140714-3bxi6.html
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/25/opinion/la-ed-saudi-20131025