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How the World Loved the Swastika - Until Hitler Stole It
Offbeat  (tags: swastika, Nazi-Germany, Hitler, WW2, Europe )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. As more evidence emerges of its long pre-Nazi history in Europe,
PETITION: Creation of a Police Unit for Animal Welfare in Serbia and Enforcement of Animal Welfare Law
Animals  (tags: Serbia, Europe, Animal police, Enforcement of Animal welfare law, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cats, dogs, ethics, humans, law, pets, protection, suffering, PETITION )

Desanka
- 2 days ago - change.org
When the public sees an animal being abused, they are confronted with the fact there is no protocol for reporting such abuses. The public in Serbia want to know who they should be calling to report cases of animal cruelty and what is the proper procedure.
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 2 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
Scandalous Tales From the British Embassy in Paris
Offbeat  (tags: Scandalous, British embassy, Paris, France, Europe )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It's 200 years since the Duke of Wellington bought the grandiose Hotel de Charost in Paris, a few doors down from the Elysee palace. And if you want to get to know the secrets of a stately home, I always say, just ask the butler.
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
- 4 days 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.
Paul Farmer: Diary - a Discussion By a Doctor Working on Ebola in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, West Africa, US, Europe, dehydration, fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement, blood products )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - lrb.co.uk
A third of all Ebola cases ever documented were registered in September 2014. But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola's rapid spread and fatality rates.
India's National Gold Medalist Tortured For Being a Witch In Modern Day Witch Hunt
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, ethics, europe, HumanRights, news, violence, abuse, culture, freedoms, rights, religion, women )

Niki
- 6 days ago - inquisitr.com
Woman is tied up and viciously beaten after being accused of being a witch in one of many modern day witch hunts targeting women and children.
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
- 6 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.
Petition: Stop Cameron's New Fracking Law!!!!!!
World  (tags: David Cameron, Cameron's new fracking law, fracking firms, House of Lords, any substance, pump, drilling, drilling protests, conflict, crime, corruption, europe, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Susanne
- 7 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
The House of Lords has rubber-stamped Cameron's new fracking law. Even worse: the draft was updated to allow fracking firms to pump "any substance" under our homes -- and leave it there! David Cameron wants to change the law so fracking companies can...
Ban Lion and Rhino Trophies Into the European Union - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Rhinos, lions, trophy hunting, Europe, killings, animal welfare, petition )

Offline
- 8 days ago - change.org
A century ago there were some 200,000 Lions roaming all over the African continent. Now there are no fewer than a mere 30,000 if that with the lowest estimated figure pointing to a possible 15,000. Within the Lions existing ranges.
THE ROYAL HORSE GALA IN SERBIA | Speak Out Against Cruelty to Horses!
Animals  (tags: THE ROYAL HORSE GALA, Serbia, Europe, acrobatic show with horses, AnimalWelfare, abused, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, cruelty, ethics, humans, law, protection, sadness, suffering, Entertainment Business )

Desanka
- 9 days ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
THE ROYAL HORSE GALA, acrobatic show with horses, will take place in Belgrade on October 25-26. These horses are forced to perform pointless tricks for the entertainment business. Ask the organizer of the show in Belgrade not to promote animal suffering!
Norwegian Preteen 'Marrying' 37-Year-Old Man
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, child brides awareness )

Rose
- 9 days ago - hngn.com
Thea, a 12-year-old Norwegian girl, is like many other kids her age; she has hobbies, like riding horses and cooking. But there is only thing that sets Thea far apart from her peers: she is marrying a man old enough to be her father
Human Trafficking for Forced Labour Overtakes Sexual Exploitation for First Time in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, forced labor, trafficking )

Rose
- 9 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The number of cases of human trafficking involving forced labour has surpassed the number involving sexual exploitation for the first time, a charity has said.
Seattle to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on Columbus Day
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Europe, Human rights, Piracy, Protest, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 17 days ago - rt.com
Native Americans have often complained about the insensitivity of the Columbus Day holiday. Seattle's City Council has attempted to address this complaint, but now some Italian-Americans claim the new resolution downplays their own cultural heritage.
No One Knew These Famous People Were Spies (TEXT and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: celebrities, spies, government, politics, war, Europe, Nazis, freedoms )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - allday.com
Espionage is all about secrets and playing a part, so its no surprise some of the greatest actors and celebrities of the classic age of Hollywood were in on the spy game. Without these famous faces lulling the other side into spilling its secrets, we...
 

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