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#MuslimLivesMatter Is at the Heart of Defeating ISIS
World  (tags: #MuslimLivesMatter, ISIS, ISIL, IS, Daesh, power, Islam, Muslim, Chapel Hill shootings, middle-east, iraq, syria, nigeria, afghanistan, pakistan )

Evelyn
- 14 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
ISIS fighters are primarily Muslim-killers who abuse Islam as a cover for their atrocities. Non-Muslims need to understand this and that the major challenge ISIS, al-Qaeda and like-minded groups pose is to Muslims. Such extremists are small in number but
2014 Review (Part One) - Drone Wars: The New Normal
World  (tags: world, war, violence, conflict, drones, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), lethal UAVs, so-called ‘risk free’, US, UK, France, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - dronewars.net
Stimson Center report argues that the existence of armed drones has "enabled a significantly expanded US campaign of targeted cross-border strikes against suspected terrorists. We believe that this campaign of targeted killings raises numerous questions"
Classified: US Military Imposes 'Startling' Blackout On Key Details Of War In Afghanistan
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Afghanistan, US Military, Secrecy, SIGAR )

Judy
- 34 days ago - commondreams.org
'It's not just a particular fact or figure that's being classified, but whole categories of previously public information.'
Invasion of Afghanistan Based on Unjustifiable Pretext: Ex-US Marine
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghanistan War, U.S., Interview )

Judy
- 65 days ago - presstv.ir
A former American Marine says the US-led invasion of Afghanistan was carried out under no justifiable pretext, leading to a long-drawn-out war in the country.
Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna's Safety
World  (tags: human rights, Brishna, rapist convicted, Afghanistan, children, female rights )

Nancy
- 90 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna's rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna's protection.
Stop Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor
World  (tags: Honor Killings, rape survivor, afghanistan, mullah, mosque, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 120 days ago - forcechange.com
Ten-year-old Brishna, a girl living in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, was raped by a mullah in her local mosque. Although the mullah, Mohammad Amin, was arrested, tried, and sentenced to 20 years in prison, Brishna's ordeal is not over
My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord
World  (tags: Afghanistan, women, female warlord, Bibi Ayisha, Commander Pigeon, violence, war, society, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 141 days ago - newrepublic.com
She held her machine gun against her bosom like a bouquet of roses. A few girls dressed in bright loose tunics holding AK-47s stood at her side, with ammo wound like gold pythons about their necks. "Hot chicks with AKs," Sharif remarked.
The Interpreters
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, interpreters, war, freedoms, loyalty, allies, bravery, violence, death )

Carrie
- 196 days ago - news.vice.com
The interpreters who worked for American forces during the recent Afghanistan war (and the many still working) are among America's bravest and most loyal allies. So that you don't have to take my word for it, I asked several U.S. Marines I'd met in...
The Blue Scarf
World  (tags: The Blue Scarf, Blue Bracelet, protect our world, protect each other, love, blue sky, Afghanistan )

AtTheBeac
- 266 days ago - thebluescarf.org
The Blue Scarf and Blue Bracelet help remind us and others that we are all in this together and that our only sensible choice in life is to care for one another and to protect and share our world and her resources.
Afghanistan Landslide 'Kills at Least 350' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Afghanistan, landslide, death, news, weather, rain, flood )

Carrie
- 306 days ago - bbc.com
At least 350 people have been killed and many more are missing, the UN says, after a landslide hit the north-east Afghan province of Badakhshan.
How I Will End the War: Notes From An Officer on His Way to Afghanistan
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', afghanistan, Afghanistan war, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, middle-east, politics, usa, violence, world )

Kit
- 336 days ago - thedailybeast.com
An American military officer leaving on one of the last deployments to Afghanistan before the war ends, writes about his experiences in a new feature for The Daily Beast.
Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 361 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
A backlash against high-profile women has already begun. Call on David Cameron to take a lead on supporting and protecting women's right in Afghanistan.
PETITION - Demand Afghanistan Scrap a Law Effectively Silencing Survivors of Domestic Violence
World  (tags: afghanistan, crime, violence, Womens rights ACTION )

David
- 384 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Afghanistan is set to pass a law that will allow people to attack their wives, sisters and daughters without fear of punishment, because relatives won't be allowed to testify as witnesses to these crimes. - Stand with the women and girls of Afghanistan...
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 386 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Afghan women have been fighting for equal rights and protection under the law, and they are in imminent danger of losing their hard won gains. Please stand with Equality Now and our partner, Women for Afghan Women, in urgently calling on President Karzai
An Inside Look at the Taliban's Bankers - Reuters Investigates - VIDEO   video
World  (tags: War, Afghanistan, Pakistan, secret funding, crime, drugs, corruption, banks, Americans, taxpayers, US treasury, Obama, Pentagon )

Angelika
- 405 days ago - reuters.com
In Afghanistan, the lines between Taliban finance and legitimate commerce are often blurred. Reuters Special Correspondent Matthew Green takes us through the clandestine world of the currency dealers suspected of secretly funding the insurgency.
 

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