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Society & Culture  (tags: war, children, protection )

Anna
- 247 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
During war or conflict, children are consistently put in harmâEUR(TM)s way. Too often, they experience or witness unthinkable violence. They are separated from their families, exploited, and even recruited into armed forces.
On Veterans Day, Let's Fight to End America's 'Forever Wars'
Society & Culture  (tags: soldiers, world, war, Americans, military, sadness, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, children, family, rights, violence, government )

Carrie
- 290 days ago - alternet.org
We remember proudly today the service of our veterans, but we must also reflect solemnly on why Veterans' Day was established at all.
Remembering Vietnam: GOOD NEWS: The Girl in the Picture
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, world, Vietnam War, redeption, WAR, goodnews, safety )

Cal
- 307 days ago - cbsnews.com
Anyone who who lived through the Vietnam War period remembers the girl in the picture. The picture captures a terrible moment, while also raising a poignant question -- a question Jane Pauley sets out to answer in our Cover Story:
Hiroshima 70 Years on- Remembers & Calls for An End of Nuclear Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: destruction, conservation, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, science, wildlife, world, energy, animals, water, weather, trees, war, news, media, culture, educa )

Wendy
- 386 days ago - care2.com
We must never forget this awful event that happened 70 years ago, please visit the page and comment - http://www.thepetitionsite.com/367/305/091/end-n uclear-weapons-testing-forever-by-supporting-the-c omprehensive-nuclear-test-ban-treaty/:
Palestine ~ The Month in Pictures: July 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, photos, world, Israel, Gaza, violence, war, destruction, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, sadness, safety, rights, children, women, government, politics, abuse, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 388 days ago - electronicintifada.net
During the month of July, Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip marked the first anniversary of Israel's summer 2014 assault that left more than 2,200 dead. One year later, none of the more than 12,500 homes destroyed have been rebuilt and 100,000 ...
Meet World War II's Only Canine POW
Society & Culture  (tags: war, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, animals, POW's, interesting, food, health, abuse, society )

Carrie
- 429 days ago - nypost.com
In 1941, 20-something British officer Frank Williams met a dog called Judy at a Japanese prisoner of war camp and they became best friends. Together they survived starvation, malaria and a torpedo attack ~ and lived to tell the tale ~ with Judy ...
The War Israel Did Not Want and the Disaster It Averted
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, war, Islam, Muslims, culture, crime, death, dishonesty, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, war )

Penny
- 440 days ago - jcpa.org
Israel was the target of thousands of rockets and mortar attacks against its civilian population, with some Israeli areas targeted that had three times the population density of Gaza.
Gaza's Grandparents Endure One Trauma After Another ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli oppression, Palestine, war, elderly, grandparents, suffering, Human Rights, humans, sadness, society, ethics, death, children, abuse, law, family, freedoms )

Carrie
- 445 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Attention was rightly paid to the plight of Gaza's children during Israel's 51 days of bombing last summer. But elderly Palestinians are also among the population's most vulnerable, and have been subjected to repeated trauma during their lifetime.
In NY, a Palestinian and Israeli Detail Forgotten War in Gaza ~ 'Wiping Families Off the Planet'
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, women, Israel, Gaza, war, war crimes, death, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, family, children, society, culture, humans, news, freedoms, activists, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 450 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last Thursday the New America Foundation hosted a remarkable event: a Palestinian photographer and Israeli human rights worker detailing war crimes during the forgotten war of Gaza last summer.
The Incredible Bravery of America's Female Special Ops
Society & Culture  (tags: women, valor, war, 'Special Ops', society, culture, ethics, humans, freedoms, rights, world, news, media, education, government, interesting, politics )

Carrie
- 460 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, the narrative about female soldiers dwells on rape and PTSD. ItâEUR(TM)s time to recognize them for their incredible valor.If only we would stop to see the valor story, we would notice that women have been out there, in combat, receiving awards ...
Israel Charges Soldiers for Looting Palestinians' Property During Gaza War
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, war, looting, IDF soldiers, government, ethics, humans, dishonesty, society, culture, rights, freedoms, law, interesting, violence, news, abuse, crime, corruption )

Carrie
- 487 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli military prosecutors have filed charges against three soldiers for alleged theft from Palestinians, and related offences, during last summer's Gaza war, the military said on Monday.
Israel Fired On 7 UN Schools In Gaza In 2014 War, UN Probe Found
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, war, war crimes, ethics, children, humans, death, dishonesty, freedoms, safety, society, women, family, government, news, rights, violence, sadness, politics, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 487 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I deplore the fact that at least 44 Palestinians were killed as a result of Israeli actions and at least 227 injured at United Nations premises being used as emergency shelters," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrote in a letter on Monday.
What Games Do You Play as Israel Suffocates Your Childhood?
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, London, Royal Court Theatre, children, freedoms, humans, interesting, society, sadness, safety, world, violence, war, family, culture, ethics, rights )

Carrie
- 520 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Dalia Taha's new play Fireworks came to the end of its month-long run at LondonâEUR(TM)s Royal Court Theatre in mid-March. More than anything, Taha's new work is about children coming of age under siege. The child's games that the two main characters play ...
New Play By Writer Dalia Taha Examines Children's Experiences Under Occupation ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Palestine, Israeli occupation, war, safety, Royal Court Theatre, Dalia Taha, arts, celebrity, children, society, violence, ethics, family, sadness, humans, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 557 days ago - electronicintifada.net
According to the theaterâEUR(TM)s publicity for Fireworks, the play depicts âEURoeeleven-year-old Lubna and twelve-year-old Khalil âEUR¦ playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block. As the siege intensifies outside, fear for their safety becomes ...
Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

Barb
- 581 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
 

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