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R.I.P.

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Cesária Évora; 27 August 1941 – 17 December 2011) was a Cape Verdean popular singer. Nicknamed the “barefoot diva”  performing without shoes, Évora was perhaps the best internationally known practitioner of “morna” – a music and dance genre from Cap Verde.

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Mohamed Bouazizi (29 March 1984 – 4 January 2011; Arabic : محمد البوعزيزي‎) was a Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fir on 17 December 2010, in protest of the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation that he reported was inflicted on him by a municipal official and her aides. His act became a catalyst for the Tunisian Revolution and the wider Arab Spring, inciting demonstrations and riots throughout Tunisia in protest of social and political issues in the country. The public’s anger and violence intensified following Bouazizi’s death, leading then President  Ben Ali to step down on 14 January 2011, after 23 years in power.

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Nobel Prize!

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2011/

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tolon The First hospital was established for the first time by Muslims, Muslims believe that they should treat all patients by the best available medical services for free of charge.

The first hospital was established in Cairo in 872 AH, “Ahmad ibn Toulon” hospital which treated all patients and gave them free medicine, this hospital contains rich ancient library in addition to a special section for psychiatric patientsalso it provided a separate bathrooms for men and women.The hospital management delivered special uniform to patients as preparation for staying in hospital, also every patient got a medical report.


Muslim rulers were competing to build such great forerunner hospitals throughout the Muslim world,
so these hospitals spreader in until they reached these hospitals extended to Sicily and North Africa, and they were funded from charitable endowments and state offers.source: http://www.inventorsglobalvillage.org

? Where has such wisdom gone?

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