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Support L.A. City Council Resolution Backing Gerawan Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, labor, Gerawan, UFW, human rights, farmer's rights )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - action.ufw.org
Even as state prosecutors press their case before a judge at a Fresno hearing over charges of flagrant labor law violations by Gerawan Farming Inc., hundreds of Gerawan workers from Fresno County and L.A. supporters will press at City Hall for this...
This Might Be The Worst Job At An Ebola Clinic
World  (tags: Liberia, Doctors Without Borders, health, ebola, treatment, prevention, children, family, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - msn.com
"This wasn't a job that we planned for anyone to do, but somebody had to do it," he wrote in a post on the Doctors Without Borders website.
Identities of Minors Who Admitted to Killing Mohammed Abu Khdeir to Be Revealed Monday
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, violence, murder, kidnapping, trial, law, sadness, Human Rights, death, society, government, politics, ethics, law, crime )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
On Monday three Israelis who admitted to the killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the 16-year old Palestinian who was burned to death over the summer after being abducted from behind his East Jerusalem home in a revenge killing for the unrelated kidnapping...
Suspected Nazi War Criminals Collecting 'Millions' in Social Security - Investigation
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Law, Military, Politics, Protest, Robert Bridge, Scandal, Security, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
US taxpayers have paid millions of dollars in Social Security benefits to dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals, even after they were forced out of the United States, an investigation by the Associated Press has found.
Europe Wearies of Netanyahu's Diversions
World  (tags: Europe, Palestine, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, illegal settlement expansion, middle-east, news, violence, world, politics, government, ethics, freedoms, conflict, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Stephens's piece is a full-on attack on Netanyahu for his latest settlement expansion, which guaranteed the passage of the British Parliament's Palestinian state recognition, a monument of bipartisanship in the House of Commons.
Ban Ki-Moon: Gaza Is a Source of Shame to the International Community
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, Ban Ki-moon, violence, sadness, human rights, destruction, death, ethics, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, described the destruction in Gaza from the recent conflict with Israel as "beyond description" and a source of "shame to the international community" as he visited the war-devastated coastal strip on Tuesday.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Ethnic Cleansing By All Means: The Real Israeli 'Peace' Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, ethnic cleansing, destruction, Human Rights, society, culture, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, violence, politics, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The pine trees in Palestine appeared with the establishment of the state of Israel for 2 reasons. 1st it gave the new Jewish settlers the feeling that the place they had migrated to was somehow part of Europe. The 2nd reason for their import was more...
'Scandalous': 1.6m UK Pensioners Living in Poverty - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Health, Human rights, Politics, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
More than one and a half million British pensioners are "floundering" on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.
California Leads the Way in the 'Block the Boat' Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, BDS movement, Block the Boat, California, society, politics, government, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The weekend of October 18th, Palestinian solidarity activists in Los Angeles will be holding another Block the Boat action. Block the Boat Los Angeles is organizing a community picket at 6 am at the pier on Long Beach to prevent a Zim ship from unloading.
Recognition's Diplomatic Leverage Could Strengthen Palestinian Rights
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, Recognition of the Palestinian state, UK, Europe, Sweden, US, UN, ICC, Civil Liberties )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - nytimes.com
European recognition of a Palestinian state could well pressure Israel to behave in accordance with international law. But whatever the ultimate outcome, one state or two, you can't go wrong with rights.
Demand The Release Of Chinese Anti-Corruption Activist Liu Ping - The Petition Site
World  (tags: Transparency, activist appeal, Human Rights )

Slava
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Liu Ping, mother and Chinese anti-corruption activist has been sentenced to 6 & a half yrs in prison for organising a demonstration aimed at promoting greater government transparency. Liu has refused to give up advocating for human rights despite abuse
Brooklyn Man Freed After Serving 29yrs for False Murder Conviction
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, History, Human rights, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
Coerced by police into a murder confession as a teenager, Brooklyn man David McCallum was finally released today after serving 29 years behind bars.
British Parliament Sends a Message to Obama: The People See Israel as a 'Bully'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Obama, UK, British Parliament, Israel, Palestine, bullying, government, politics, world, war crimes, Human Rights, violence )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The British public has been horrified by Gaza and its opinion of Israel has shifted. Even Conservative members of Parliament cited pressure from the public. As Labour's Andy Slaughter said, Britain has witnessed a new "barbarism":
Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
 

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