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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
- 20 hours 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
- 20 hours 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,
Israel's War of Disproportionate Force on Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, human rights, suffering, death, dishonesty, ethics, humans, society, sadness, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
The recent killing of four Palestinian children by an Israeli airstrike while they played soccer on a beach in Gaza should call into question Israel's claim that it's waging a war of self-defense. Western journalists who saw the attack witnessed...
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
- 23 hours 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.
Israeli Calls for Palestinian Blood Ring at Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, human rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, politics, government, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, murder, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On the eve of Abu Khudair's lynching, Member of Knesset (Israel's parliament) and government faction whip Ayelet Shaked issued a call over Facebook to ethnically cleanse the land, declaring "the entire Palestinian people is the enemy."
Stop Criminalisation of Homosexualality - Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: morocco, human rights, homosexuality, criminalisation )

Marie
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
As reformations in LGBT rights and issues continue to permeate the sociopolitical landscape of many nations, with much success, there are still countless countries responsible for upholding and executing draconian laws against LGBT people, their partners
Remember Me?
Society & Culture  (tags: holocaust, children, world, war, violence, human rights )

Nancy
- 38 days ago - rememberme.ushmm.org
Today, on what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, I invite you to join me in remembering all the children who suffered during the Holocaust. They are truly the most innocent victims.
Saudis Up Sentence of Liberal Editor to 10 Years of Jail, 1,000 Lashes
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudis, Cruel punishment, Human rights, liberal editor )

Beth
- 70 days ago - clarionproject.org
Raif Badawi's 'crime' was moderating an internet forum that encouraged participants to voice their opinion about religion in the Kingdom.
Reinstate Scout Troop Ousted Because Leader Is Gay ---PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Boy Scouts of America, Forcechange petition, McGrath, freedoms, gayrights, human rights, discrimination, society, usa )

Lynn
- 80 days ago - forcechange.com
A Seattle church recently had its charter revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) after it openly supported a Scoutmaster who was ousted from his role after the BSA discovered he was gay. ... These discriminatory policies are dangerous ...
Hindu Temple Set on Fire in Pakistan Over Blasphemy
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, violence, human rights, religion )

Roopak
- 124 days ago - in.news.yahoo.com
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumour that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated the Koran, police and community leader
Hamas: Teaching Human Rights Is Against Palestinian, Islamic Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: UNRWA, Gaza, Hamas, human rights, education )

David
- 134 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Palestinian schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip have been denied the opportunity to learn about human rights. The response to an attempt by UNRWA to include a course on human rights in schools run by the agency.
Palestinian Authority Human Rights Violations Ignored By Media, West
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Gaza Strip, West Bank )

David
- 159 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The ICHR (Intl Committee on Human Rights) report on the anarchy, lawlessness and human rights violations by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas will be completely ignored in the West.
Stand With Afghan Women and Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, crimes, human rights, protection, Afghanistan, law, violence, freedoms )

Cher Away
- 165 days ago - capwiz.com
The Afghan Parliament has just passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to... no matter how horrible the crime.
RIP: Nelson Mandela, Former South African President and Global Icon, Dies at Age 95
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Nelson Mandela, legacy, south africa, apartheid, freedoms, human rights, world, politics, obituary, news, culture, sadness )

Cal
- 227 days ago - cbsnews.com
Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa after several months of ongoing health problems. He was 95.
 

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