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One in Five of Gaza's Herders Ceases Farming Amid Israel's Attacks, Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, destruction, herders, Human Rights, animals, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, humans, rights, sadness, abuse, violence, death, crime )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Muhammad Abu Safiyya lost everything during IsraelâEUR(TM)s 51-day attack on Gaza during the summer of 2014. Most of the thirty-six homes in his village, also called Abu Safiyya, were completely destroyed after Israeli forces invaded.
Violence Caused By Far-Right Extremists Has Surpassed That Caused By Domestic Jihadists, Study Says
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Americans, U.S., corruption, crime, society, ethics, culture, interesting, news, safety, sadness, politics, government, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
Since the September 11 attacks, the notion of terrorism has looked somewhat one-dimensional in United States public discourse, with the majority of Americans coming to think of political violence as the acts of organized, foreign groups from Al Qaeda ...
Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing Muslims in Chapel Hill
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Muslims, hate crime, death penalty, Chapel Hill Murders, North Carolina, Craig Hicks, death, crime, murder, news, ethics, law, rights, interesting, society, culture, religion )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Craig Hicks, 46, is charged with three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of a newlywed couple who were his neighbors and the wife's sister at a condominium complex, killings that drew international attention.
Madonna Speaks Out Against Antisemitism, Says Europe Feels Like Nazi Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: Madonna, Nazi Germany, anti-Semitism, Europe, abuse, celebrity, crime, culture, freedoms, government, media, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 2 days ago - algemeiner.com
Madonna said anti-Semitism is at an all-time high in France and throughout Europe. Going even further, she said, WeâEUR(TM)re living in crazy times. It feels like Nazi Germany.
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 3 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
Israel Used "Disappearance" of Soldier as Pretext for Killing Spree ~ Rights Group
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Rafah, war crimes, Mosques, civilian deaths, children, women, humans, government, crime, ethics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On 1 August last year, the Israeli military reported that one of its lieutenants, Hadar Goldin, had gone missing in the Rafah area, close to Gaza's border with Egypt. Israel's response was one of "shooting at anything and anybody," according to an ...
In NYC, Port Authority Tells Group Not to Hand Out Blankets, Doesn't Want Homeless 'Too Comfortable'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, NYC, homeless, freezing temperatures, blankets, society, ethics, humans, health, crime, sadness, safety, rights, government, freedoms, dishonesty, family, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - dailykos.com
Volunteers with Saxton/Hart tried to help those in need during frigid temperatures by handing out blankets at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and were shocked when authorities turned them away:
Welcome to Israel: Good for Gays, Bad for Everyone Else
Society & Culture  (tags: world, abuse, Israel, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, society, women, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, news, violence, rights, crime, culture, interesting, dishonesty, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel forcibly rules over millions of Palestinians; it hunts down asylum seekers, imprisons them like criminals and lets them freeze in the desert; but if you're a LGBT Jew, or even a LGBT tourist passing through the region, there's no place better.
The Gadget That Lets India's Women Fight Sexual Harassment in Real Time
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, humans, news, women, safety, media, government, culture, americans, crime, law, rights )

Cal
- 10 days ago - takepart.com
Women are using their smartphones to shoot video of their harassers and shame them on social media.
The Long Struggle of the Palestinians in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, humans, rights, sadness, safety, children, family, crime, dishonesty, death, news, abuse, politics, government, violence, women, interesting )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The Palestinian citizens of Israel stand at the crossroads of hope for peace in the Middle East, their achievements uncelebrated and their promise untested. As a member of this indigenous group, I try to bring our existence to light, to sing out our ...
Homegrown Islamic Extremism in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, terrorists, terrorism, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, religion, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence )

Penny
- 13 days ago - adl.org
The rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its increasingly sophisticated social media communication and recruitment strategies influenced a diverse group of people from around the world, including the United States, throughout 2014.
Copenhagen Imam Incited Against Jews On Eve of Synagogue Attack   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Denmark, Copenhagen, abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, religion, sadness, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 13 days ago - youtube.com
One day before the weekendâEUR(TM)s terror attacks in Copenhagen âEUR" Hajj Saeed, the Imam of the Al-Faruq Mosque in the city, rejected interfaith dialogue with Jews.
Beheadings Sign of Gathering Genocide in Middle East
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, abuse, murder, genocide, Christians, non-Muslims, Muslims, Islam, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 13 days ago - aleteia.org
The assault on civil liberties by the militant Islamist groups has affected large populations, but Christians are specifically targeted on religious grounds associated with an ideology that sees them as infidels.
Angelina Jolie's Powerful New Films Tell The Stories Of Women Captured By ISIS ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Documentary Films, Angelina Jolie, world, women, sadness, safety, society, culture, family, freedoms, abuse, violence, ISIS/ISIL, Iraq, rights, crime, death, humans, movies, news, murder )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Jolie's documentaries tell the stories of some of the women captured by the Islamic State group as well as their families. They provide a devastating glimpse of the horror endured by over 2 million Iraqis who fled their homes during the onslaught.
 

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