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Israel-Palestine: This Is How It Ends ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, corporate investments, petition, Israel, Palestine, violence, war, world, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, society, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 14 minutes ago - secure.avaaz.org
To the CEOs of ABP, HP, Veolia, Barclays, Caterpillar, and G4S: "In the wake of the terrible violence unfolding in Israel-Palestine, we, citizens from around the world, are deeply concerned about your companies' continued investment in companies and...
Urge the U.S. Government to Stop Arming Israel ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, human rights, international law, ethics, crime, dishonesty, war, death, civilians, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, politics, military, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas is against international law. And yet the U.S. and other countries are supplying weapons to Israel, knowing that they risk fuelling the current crisis. This has to stop.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
AN UNKNOWN HERO: Daring Rescue Days Before the Fall of Saigon
Society & Culture  (tags: society, goodnews, GoodNews, news, interesting, politics )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - cbsnews.com
The little known story of a young, American banker's 1975 return to Vietnam to save his stranded Vietnamese colleagues and their families
MH17: World's Anger at Russia Grows as Bodies Pile on to Train at Crash Site
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, conflict, urssia, MH 17 handling, ukraine, Putin )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - theguardian.com
Experts fear clues as to why Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down could be lost for ever as chaos at scene persists
Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking Up Immigrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - motherjones.com
Rick Scott will headline a $10,000 per person fundraiser at a notorious private prison company's CEO's home.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fair and Honest Media Coverage
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, media, ethics, violence, news, israel, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - honestreporting.com
Media coverage of the Middle Est conflict in Gaza has too often been slanted by omissions and bias reporting by media organizations.
Gaza's Shejaiya: A Moonscape Strewn With Bodies
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, human rights, death, destruction, crime, society, sadness, humans, politics, rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
The ambulances and firetrucks of Gaza's emergency services gathered on the edge of the Shejaiya district to await news of a humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas group.
Hamas: Israeli Soldier Captured
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Human Rights, prisoner, soldiers, ethics, death, freedoms, humans, news, safety, society, world, culture, law, politics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - wbaltv.com
Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas' military wing,
Gaza Hospitals Struggle to Treat Injured in Latest Israeli Airstrikes (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, hospitals, doctors, medicine, ethics, death, violence, humans, sadness, safety, rights, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israel continues to pound Gaza with airstrikes -- carrying out 50 bombings overnight Monday and more throughout the day on Tuesday -- Sahbani expressed concern about the capacity of the territory's hospitals to attend to the many injured.
Harrowing Images of Gaza Neighborhood Hit Hardest By Israel (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, human rights, Israel, Gaza, politics, ethics, death, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, violence, women, children, family, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Israeli forces bombarded a neighborhood in Gaza overnight Sunday. According to Reuters, at least 70 Palestinians were reported killed in what was the heaviest bombardment in Israel's 13-day offensive.
The Botched Assassination Attempt That Binds Israel and Gaza's Warring Leaders
World  (tags: politics, Israel, Palestine, Hamas, violence, conflict, ethics, crime, government, middle-east )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - vanityfair.com
Before Benjamin Netanyahu tried to cripple Hamas, he, in fact, attempted to assassinate its leader. But in botching the operation, the Mossad created bitter enmity between the two men at the center of the conflict.
Sonic Cannons for E. Coast: Obama Approves Oil Exploration Despite 'Threat to Sea Life
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Biology, Ecology, Obama, Politics, Robert Bridge, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The Obama administration has announced it is reopening the US Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, clearing the way for the use of sonic cannons to locate energy deposits - despite the threat to sea life.
Does Haiti Need Tourism? Or Does It Need Justice?
World  (tags: Haiti, tourism, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - spiegel.de
Human rights attorney Mario Joseph and Tourism Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin are both trying to improve Haiti, but they are following radically different paths. The one wants justice, the other wants tourism.
 

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