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Writer and researcher in the Middle East. Wisconsinite. ehilloffice at gmail.

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Evan Hill
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one thing i remember about march 2003 was our little high school walkout in madison wi and how being anti war
One thing I remember about March 2003 was our little high school walkout in Madison, WI, and how being anti-war felt, for lack of a better word, uncool. And then we got excited about Howard Dean, who committed the fatal gaffe of being too excited in a speech. Different times.
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this kind of memory attrition or just outright mass deletion will be a feature of the rest of our lives and ha
This kind of memory attrition (or just outright mass deletion) will be a feature of the rest of our lives and has huge implications for history, something I tried to address for BuzzFeed last yearhttps://t.co/8INw3v688c
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today i learned that about a year ago myspace migrated servers and just lost all the music its users had uploa
Today I learned that about a year ago MySpace migrated servers and just.. lost all the music its users had uploaded between 2003 and 2015. With no backup. Don't trust tech platforms with your memories, folks! https://t.co/5WtLRv0WIt
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the issue isnt so much that the platforms need to get better at removing content though they do but that they
The issue isn’t so much that the platforms need to get better at removing content (though they do) but that they opened the floodgates in the first place.
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each woman was locked in a small room and the windows were covered some of the women were frequently taken dow
"Each woman was locked in a small room, and the windows were covered. Some of the women were frequently taken downstairs for interrogation, which included beatings, electric shocks, waterboarding and threats of rape and murder."
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one of the saudis detained by the group a university lecturer in linguistics who wrote a blog about women in s
"One of the Saudis detained by the group, a university lecturer in linguistics who wrote a blog about women in Saudi Arabia, tried to kill herself last year after being subjected to psychological torture, according to American intelligence reports"
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the rapid intervention group the team that killed khashoggi has mounted at least a dozen operations since 2017
The Rapid Intervention Group, the team that killed Khashoggi, has mounted at least a dozen operations since 2017, including renditions from other Arab countries and detaining and abusing prisoners in royal palaces. https://t.co/f4592hmJMD
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went to a performance of emily wilsons odyssey last night and uhh odysseus might be a bad guy
Went to a performance of Emily Wilson’s Odyssey last night and uhh... Odysseus might be a bad guy?
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i want to think youre not both sides ing campus leftism and the guy who just killed 49 people in the name of w
@jonathanchait I want to think you’re not both sides-ing campus leftism and the guy who just killed 49 people in the name of white nationalism, but it really looks like you’re doing that.
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anyway i m signing off this has been awful if anyone hears of nyc area solidarity events with the muslim commu
Anyway, I'm signing off, this has been awful. If anyone hears of NYC-area solidarity events with the Muslim community tomorrow please tweet at me.

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Evan Hill
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this is a bombshell from cnn saudi arabia and the uae have given us military equipment including armored vehic
This is a bombshell from CNN: Saudi Arabia and the UAE have given US military equipment, including armored vehicles, to Al Qaeda-linked militias to buy their loyalty in the Yemen war https://t.co/gAamzlCiEd
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i don t really follow football but suddenly i desire nothing more in life than sergio ramos s utter destructio
I don't really follow football but suddenly I desire nothing more in life than Sergio Ramos's utter destruction.
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before khashoggis disappearance us intelligence intercepted communications of saudi officials discussing a pla
"Before Khashoggi’s disappearance, U.S. intelligence intercepted communications of Saudi officials discussing a plan to capture him, according to a person familiar with the information."

https://t.co/tBduzbm7SY
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comments on breitbart are nearly identical to 8chan in their praise of the new zealand shooter never forget th
Comments on Breitbart are nearly identical to 8chan in their praise of the New Zealand shooter. Never forget the people and outlets that have mainstreamed anti-Muslim hate and violence.
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this is an unprecedented statement by the ranking member of the senate appropriations committee if the saudis
This is an unprecedented statement by the ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. If the Saudis tortured and killed Khashoggi “it will be long past time to treat the Saudi royal family as the criminal enterprise that it is.” https://t.co/aHcxhZgN45
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those involved in us and eu foreign policy need to understand that s reported assassination absent serious con
Those involved in US and EU foreign policy need to understand that 's reported assassination, absent serious consequences for Saudi Arabia, puts every Arab dissident around the world in danger.
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@evanchill 10 months
emergency physician himself shot by israeli snipers on the border today describes the apparent targeting of me
Emergency physician , himself shot by Israeli snipers on the border today, describes the apparent targeting of medical personnel. https://t.co/BnpNi9XPtC
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@evanchill 11 months
six journalists shot by israel during gaza protests
Six journalists shot by Israel during Gaza protests https://t.co/s4D7rXDVjd
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the khashoggi story has gone from outrage to a potential scandal if the intelligence intercept is true it feel
The Khashoggi story has gone from outrage to a potential scandal if the intelligence intercept is true. It feels like we are--rightfully and finally--at a turning point in the US-Saudi relationship. But there will almost certainly need to be heavy pressure from Congress.
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new from me at it s been clear for a while but the khashoggi case makes it urgently necessary it s time to end
New from me at :

It's been clear for a while, but the Khashoggi case makes it urgently necessary: It's time to end our special relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Here's why and how:

https://t.co/11g0lzPTeY
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