Rank Badge with Silver Pheasant, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong period (1736-95). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William Christian Paul. 1929 (30.75.899l) | This work is featured in the “Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection” exhibition, on view through June 19, 2016. #ChineseTextiles #AsianArt100
Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu, the current (9th) Prime Minister of Israel. Also currently serves as a member of the Knesset, Chairman of the Likud party, and Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs. Second person to be elected Prime Minister for a third term. In 2010 and 2012 ranked Most Influential Jew in the World by The Jerusalem Post. In 2012 listed 23rd on the Forbes magazine's list of World's Most Powerful People. Firm in defending Israel despite abandonment by some closest…
Eritrea is ranked 10th on the World Watch List, which ranks the 50 countries in which Christians are most under pressure for their faith. "When Christians [in Eritrea] are discovered, they are arrested and held in shipping containers in military camps. At least 105 Christians were arrested in 2012, and 31 Christians were reported to have died in prison," the World Watch List reports.
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