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Legacy of Agent Orange
World  (tags: Agent Orange, Vietnam, legacy, Damir Sagolj, disabilities, picture says a thousand words )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - widerimage.reuters.com
The pictures are not about the before and after, they are all about now. As for how poorly we read history and stories from the past, IâEUR(TM)m afraid that is about our future, too. States the photographer Damir Sagolj. WARNING photos may be hard to view
Ocean Economy Heading For Collapse
World  (tags: fisheries, coral reefs, mangroves, seagrasses, ocean, ocean economy, collapse, Paris, seventh largest economy )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - cnn.com
The worlds seventh largest economy is heading toward collapse. The ocean feeds us, employs us, offers protection and plays a direct role in the lives and livelihoods of people throughout the world. Three critical steps must be taken this year to avoid.
Report: N. Korea Could Have 40 Nukes By YearâEUR(TM)s End, Exceeding U.S. Estimates
World  (tags: north korean nuclear weapon program, china )

Hilary
- 3 hours ago - thetower.org
Chinese estimates of the size of North KoreaâEUR(TM)s nuclear arsenal have increased in recent years, and are now higher than American estimates, The Wall Street Journal reported (Google link) Wednesday.
Julie Bishop s Head Covering Sends the Wrong Message to Iranian Leaders
World  (tags: australian foreign minister, iran, head covering )

Hilary
- 7 hours ago - theage.com.au
The Foreign Minister has said she wants to forget about labels and look at what people do. In Tehran she undermined women agitating for freedom.
E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, poverty, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, corruption, conflict, violence, world, usa, society, unitednations, politics, HumanRights, conflict, Refugees&Relief )

Annamaria
- 17 hours ago - time.com
E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week.
Stop the Executions in Indonesia
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, death, executions, petition to sign )

Teresa
- 19 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
On April 9 Indonesian Attorney General HM Prasetyo made statement implying that his office may carry out the executions of 10 prisoners after the Asia-Africa Conference, which is being held between 19 and 24 April. Please keep taking action so we can keep
It's Time to Stop the Bombs - Appeal to the UN Security Council - Please Sign
World  (tags: Syria, Syrian Civil Defence, the White Helmets, volunteers, heroes )

Evelyn
- 20 hours ago - whitehelmets.org
When the bombs rain down, the Syrian Civil Defence - known as White Helmets - rush in. In a place where public services no longer function these volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need - regardless of their religion or politics. Men & women
Success: Malawi Bans Child Marriages
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, Petition Thanking, Ban of child brides )

Rose
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
arget: Milliam Chilemba, director of the Foundation for Civic Education and Social Empowerment, et al. Goal: Praise efforts to ban child marriage in Malawi and congratulate activists on this success.
Amnesty International Rejects Call to Fight Anti-Semitism
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Britain, anti-Semitism, prejudice, racism )

Barbara
- 22 hours ago - timesofisrael.com
Human rights group says it opposes campaign focused specifically on anti-Jewish discrimination rather than prejudice generally.
Afghanistan's Woman Top Gun: First Female Air Force Pilot Since Fall of the Taliban Defies Death Threats to Take to the Skies
World  (tags: Niloofar Rahmani, pilot, Aghan Airforce, first woman pilot, U.S Secretary of State's International W )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Niloofar Rahmani, 23, is the first female pilot in the Afghani military since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. She and her family have been forced to move several times after receiving death threats from the Taliban. Award for courage. SEE VIDEO
Stop the Closure of the Homelands. State and Federal Governments Must Fund Services in Remote Aboriginal Communities.
World  (tags: Aboriginal Rights, Homeland security, closure of Aboriginal homeland, natural Habitat protection, HumanRights, ethics, politics )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - change.org
Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has announced the state will close 100 to 150 of the 274 remote communities in WA. He has stated that the WA government will not pick up the shortfall once Federal funding ends in July 2015.
PETITION to Juncker and Cameron: Stop the Deaths at Sea Now! SIGN Please!
World  (tags: refugees, migrants, Mediterranean Sea, EU, UK, death, fatal effects, humanitarian disaster )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - change.org
The tragedy this weekend is the largest loss of life, refugees and migrants, that has ever occurred in the Mediterranean Sea. And the week before 400 people were killed in a similar incident. Thousands more will lose their lives if the EU doesn't act now
Time for a Woman: United Nations It Has Been 70 Years, Elect a Female Secretary-General ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, UnitedNations, world, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, women )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Help us make equality reality at the highest global levels. Join our campaign for a woman UN Secretary-General in 2016.
Criminal Behavior By Rabbis Should Never Be Used to Condemn All Jews
World  (tags: Rabbi, kidnapping, Jews, Jewish, divorce, federal, jury, brutal, methods, tools, handcuffs, electric, cattle, prods, torture, Mendel, Epstein, Jay, Goldstein, Binyamin, Stimler )

Sam
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A rabbi accused of using brutal tactics to force unwilling Jewish men to divorce their wives was convicted on conspiracy to commit kidnapping. Two other rabbis, Jay Goldstein and Binyamin Stimler, could face life terms when sentenced.
What Is The Purpose Of This U.S. Fleet Concentration Next To Iran?
World  (tags: Yemen, U.S., U.S. fleet, Saudi Arabia, AlQaeda in the Arab Peninsula, propaganda and warships, Arab Sea )

Judy
- 2 days ago - moonofalabama.org
The Obama regime claims that it wants to hold the Saudis back from further killing in Yemen. The problem with this story is the acknowledged fact that the U.S. is still heavily supporting the Saudi attacks.
 

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