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Twitter, Al Jazeera

How UNESCO’s Listing of the Tatreez Is a Win Against the Occupation

The UNESCO has listed the art of traditional Palestinian embroidery (Tatreez) as “social and intergenerational practice” last Wednesday on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (16.COM 8.b.30). The UNESCO’s listing of the Tatreez took place during the 16th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage…

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Pinterest, @etsy

Here’s What Muslims Think of Miss Universe 2021

In case you missed it, the Miss Universe 2021 competition will be held on December 12th at the Red Sea resort of Eilat. Quite recently, many contestants have withdrawn from the competition, mostly because of the pandemic and its travel restrictions. However, Miss South Africa, Lalela Mswane, has refused to withdraw and has even made…

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Palestinian Fashion Brand Depicts Miss South Africa as “Miss Apartheid”

Trashy Clothing, a queer Ready-to-wear, and politically aware, Palestinian fashion brand, recently released their Autumn/Winter 2021/22 “Errorvision” runway film. Using the label “Miss Apartheid,” the brand depicts how Miss South Africa, Lalela Mswane, has been condoning apartheid policies imposed by Israel on Palestinians. “No art-washing agents allowed in song contests, sports competitions, and beauty pageants,”…

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The Shocking Reasons These Miss Universe Contestants Withdrew

The Miss Universe 2021 competition is to be held on December 12th at the Red Sea resort of Eilat.  And with the whole #NotMyMissSouthAfrica going viral over Twitter, we all know that some beauty contestants want to insist that participating in Israel isn’t a political issue, whereas others pulled out of the competition. Here’s a…