Thanksgiving 'myth'? Universities ask whether Americans should 'reconsider' holiday as 'Day of Mourning'
Several universities in America are participating in an event asking whether Americans should “reconsider” the Thanksgiving holiday.The alumni associations of the University of Maryland, Florida Gulf Coast University, Washington State University, University of Central Arkansas, Hiram College, in Ohio, and California State University, Long Beach.
Billie Eilish posted a "story" on Instagram Wednesday where she encourages her fans not to eat turkey for Thanksgiving. © SIPA
One thing is certain, there will be no turkey to the Thanksgiving menu for Billie Eilish . The 19-year-old singer published Wednesday a "story" on Instagram where she encourages her fans not to eat bird, like the American tradition demands it, for the end-of-year holidays. "The turkeys are among the sweetest creatures in the world and 46 million they are killed at each Thanksgiving," she wrote on a photo where she holds a turkey in her arms.
"I know it's hard to change the traditions, but keep that in mind," added the young artist. Billie Eilish is not the only one to have mobilized for this cause. Earlier this month, Joaquim Phoenix and the actor of "The Office" Ricky Gervais signed an Petition addressing the President of the United States.
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© Provided by Paris Match "Story" Instagram of Billie Eilish. © Instagram
The petition asks that the "forgiven" turkeys by Joe Biden, according to the American tradition, be given to the Farm Sanctuary Association which takes care of and welcomes many animals. There, animals can "live their lives in peace and security", indicates the organization on its Instagram account.
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shortly before the holidays, Billie Eilish had shared his recipe with vegan cookies and gluten-free on Instagram. "These completely vegan cookies are incredible," she led to the tutorial.
Turkish court rules to keep Osman Kavala in jail .
Turkey risks further tensions with European allies after court rules to keep philanthropist in jail during trial.The hearing was the first since a dispute over the case that brought Turkey to the brink of a diplomatic crisis with several Western allies last month, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to expel the ambassadors of 10 countries after they urged for Kavala to be released.