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Hong Kong Leader Offers Talks With Protesters
World  (tags: politics, student protests, human rights, Leung Chun-ying, world, Hong Kong )

Nancy
- 75 days ago - msn.com
Hong Kong's embattled leader offered Thursday to hold talks between his government and pro-democracy protesters, but said he will not accept their demand that he resign.
Less Media, More Sedatives: Oklahoma Reviews Capital Punishment Protocols After Botched Execution
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Drugs, Health, Human rights, Law, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 76 days ago - rt.com
Oklahoma announced that more sedatives and less media, among other measures, are part of the state's new protocol for capital punishment after a botched execution in April left an inmate writhing in pain before dying 43 minutes after a lethal injection
Let Handala Return Home ~ Cartoon Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, Kuwait, Naji al-Ali, cartoons, art, children, society, sadness, violence, human rights, freedoms, world, humans )

Carrie
- 77 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Handala was born ten years old, and he will always be ten years old. At that age, I left my homeland, and when he returns, Handala will still be ten, and then he will start growing up.Things will become normal again when the homeland returns."
Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

Susan
- 77 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 77 days ago - haaretz.com
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 77 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
UN Human Rights Council Is Oxymoron' - Netanyahu to UNGA 2014 (FULL SPEECH)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: UN General Assembly, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, speech, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, Human Rights, news, freedoms, world, society )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - youtu.be
The Israeli prime minister's address was quite easy to predict. The annual recipe includes two, or three global or regional strategic topics, illustrated with a blend of props, allegories and biblical quotes.
As the World Seeks Unity Against ISIS, Netanyahu Finds Ways to Sow Division
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, Israel, Palestine, ISIS, Hamas, Human Rights, Arab states, government, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, ethics, politics, freedoms, corruption, crime )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Netanyahu seemed to work extra hard to exaggerate, misstate and deflect in ways that ensured Arab states would actively avoid any semblance of unity with Israel in the common goal of defeating Islamic extremism.
Minister: Israel Looking at Ways to Lower Bedouin Birthrate
World  (tags: Bedouin population, Human Rights, polygamy, birthrate, freedoms, israel, world, ethics, government, middle-east, politics, humans, society )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - haaretz.com
Fadi Masamra, director general of the Council of Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, said in response, "From a feminist perspective I support stopping polygamy, but to talk about dealing with the birthrate is insane.
Mahmoud Abbas Calls on UN to Back Deadline for Israeli Withdrawal
Society & Culture  (tags: UN general assembly, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli withdrawal from Palestine, Israeli war crimes, ethics, world, society, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - theguardian.com
In a hard-hitting speech to the UN general assembly in NY, he also accused Israel of "war crimes carried out before the eyes of the world" during the recent 50-day Gaza war that ended in a ceasefire on Aug.26 adding that Israel had "perpetrated genocide".
An Israel Equal for All, Jewish or Not
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Human Rights, Zionism, multi cultural, religious diversity, education, society, culture, freedoms, news, interesting, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Israel is out of step with much of the world. Over time, nations have become more ethnically and religiously diverse; populations have become more urban and educated; and economies have become more commercial.
Gaza Artist Displays Paintings in Rubble of Bombed Home
Society & Culture  (tags: Raed Issa, paintings, Gaza, society, culture, destruction, Human Rights, Israel, war, violence, humans, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Gaza-based painter Raed Issa's home was destroyed during this summer's intensive Israeli attack on Gaza, which killed over 2,000 people. But, in the slow clear-up and under-resourced reconstruction which has followed, Issa has sought to find a way...
America's Summer of White Supremacy: A Postmortem
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, summer of 2014, Human Rights, racism, white supremacy, ethics, death, freedoms, society, culture, safety, violence, rights, police, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - salon.com
Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford: The past few months have seen tragedy after tragedy. When will it end?
Over 1,000 Students Support London Teen Barred From School for Wearing Islamic Face Veil
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Human rights, Religion, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 81 days ago - rt.com
More than 1,000 UK students have rallied in support of a Muslim pupil, who was barred from attending her school because she wears an Islamic niqab that covers her face and body.
Israel Carries Out Extrajudicial Killing of Two Palestinians Suspected in Israeli Youths Kidnapping
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, suspects, law, murder, crime, ethics, violence, culture, humans, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Overnight Tuesday Israeli special forces killed two Palestinian men who were suspected of kidnapping and slaying three Israeli youths abducted in June while hitchhiking in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc of the West Bank.
 

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