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No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Investigators Into Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, dishonesty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, human rights, investigators, death, violence, crime, ethics, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The Israeli authorities appear to have been playing bureaucratic games with us over access to Gaza, conditioning it on entirely unreasonable criteria even as the death toll mounts," Anne FitzGerald, Amnesty International's director of Research and Crisis
90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Hedy Epstein, Arrested in Ferguson Protest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holocaust survivor, Hedy Epstein, Ferguson, women, human rights )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others. If the spirit moves you, Hedy's website link is within this news.
Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade Agreements
Business  (tags: TPP, TTIP, TAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade, Investment Partnership, International Trade, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation, Human Rights, Environment, National Sovereignty )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"The TPP and TAFTA represent a new era of deception and back-room dealing to pass laws that have nothing to do with trade, but that hand even greater power to multinational corporations to profit from everything no matter the consequences..."
Walk Free ACTION Page
World  (tags: slavery, World Cup 2022, child abuse, human rights, crime, world, children )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - walkfree.org
Migrant workers in Qatar are living, working and dying in modern slavery to bring the world the 2022 World Cup. FIFA must use its influence over Qatar to improve the working conditions for these workers...and more
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
With Ceasefire Set to Expire, Palestinians Aim to Lift the Siege While Israel Wants to Turn 'Gaza Into Ramallah'
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, Ramallah, human rights, violence, world, politics, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, news, middle-east, Refugees & Relief, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
The Israeli Minister of Information Yuval Steinitz said Wednesday at a press conference in Jerusalem hours before the five-day ceasefire was announced their team intends to "make Gaza into Ramallah" through the discussions.
Israel Destroys Homes Of Palestinians Suspected Of Kidnapping, Killing 3 Teens In West Bank (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Hebron, violence, human rights, destruction, ethics, family, death, society, culture, sadness, rights, law, government, crime, dishonesty, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israeli forces on Monday destroyed two houses and sealed off a third in the West Bank city of Hebron under the allegation that the owners were responsible of kidnapping and murdering three Jewish settlers near the city two months ago.
Personal Essay: When the Sea Comes to Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, human rights, human suffering, USA, violence, society, world, sadness, safety, humans, ethics, family, culture, children )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The mystery of Gaza was always associated in my mind with my father, whom I never really knew. It was a symbol of the unknown, the faraway place where he lived as a child after his family's village, Barbara -- was destroyed by Israel in 1948.
By Undermining Human Rights Workers in Gaza, New York Times Strengthens Israeli Impunity
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, New York Times, international law, human rights, abuse, ethics, society, dishonesty, politics, violence, corruption, death )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's latest operation is one in a series of severe violations of international law, which amount to war crimes. Israel's repeat violations are driven by a lack of accountability. Our work aims to hold perpetrators to account achieve justice per...
Sign the Petition: Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, Detroit, human rights, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 4 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Water shutoffs by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) have forced residents out of their homes to live with neighbors and family. Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance
NO U.S. TAX DOLLARS TO REBUILD HAMAS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women. men, Human Rights, freedoms, terrorism, war, world, USA, government )

Ruth
- 9 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. 'Why would the United States give humanitarian aid to Gaza when the Obama Administration knows that Hamas uses humanitarian aid to build tunnels, bombs, and rockets?' NON-PARTISAN IN MY BOOK.
Israel and Hamas Announce a New 72-Hour Gaza Ceasefire
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, human rights, Cairo, ceasefire, negoations, violence, government, politics, humans, death, freedoms, news, society, safety, family )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli officials confirmed their side's consent to the deal and said that they would send negotiators back to Cairo on Monday if the truce holds to resume talks on a more comprehensive Gaza agreement.
 

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