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Bok Nal: Dog Eating Days - South Korea
World  (tags: South Korea, Bok Nal, Dog Eating Days, 21 days, dogs and cats horrifically slaughtered, Africa, bush and dog meat trades )

Rosie
- 2 days ago - speakupforthevoiceless.org
For 21 days, from mid-July to 7th Aug., S Korea will host Bok Nal which will see upward of 15,000 dogs and thousands of cats, horrifically slaughtered for meat. Years of research into the African bush and dog meat trades have uncovered strong Asian input.
'I Know I'M Too Young to Be a Mother': Child Marriage in Ethiopia âEUR" in Pictures
World  (tags: Africa, child marriage, Ethiopian children, UNICEF )

Teresa
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
Early marriage and pregnancy are challenges faced by many teenage girls in Ethiopia. UnicefâEUR(TM)s GirlsâEUR(TM) Empowerment photo project aims to document the hopes, dreams and aspirations of young women throughout Ethiopia
The Complicated Recovery Of Former Boko Haram Hostages
World  (tags: world, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Boko Haram victims, recovery, government, society, politics, africa, news )

Cal
- 24 days ago - worldcrunch.com
More than 270 women and children who were held captive by Boko Haram have been rescued and are recovering in Nigeria, but treatment and taboos are tricky to navigate.
Days to Stop the Corporate Takeover STOP TTIP
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, corruption, ethics, europe, africa, humanrights, humans, interesting, violence, world, society )

Patricia
- 26 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In days we can take a huge step to stop officials handing Monsanto, Bayer and other greedy corporations the keys to our democracy.
Mozambique Council of Ministers: Don't Approve Agricultural Plan That Displaces Farmers!
World  (tags: Mozambique, Africa, farming, agricultural, petitions )

Freya
- 38 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
UN Voices Concern Over Israel Decision to Expand 'Illegal' Settlements
World  (tags: illegal settlements, Israel illegal occupation of Palestine, East Jerusalem, ALqUDS, illegal settlement expansions, end the occupation, apartheid-raciBDS, Ban Ki-moon, U.N., Protests Worldwide, media, news, world, europe, africa, usa, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 55 days ago - presstv.ir
"The secretary-general is deeply concerned by recent announcements of plans by Israeli authorities for 900 settlements in East Jerusalem that are illegal under international law
'Indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza Was Top-Down War Plan, Say Israeli Veterans
World  (tags: asault on Gaza-massacres 2014, humanitarian crisis, 'indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza, media, middle-east, news, world, usa, death, crime, HumanRights, terrorism, UnitedNations, israel, europe, africa, asia, china, children, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 60 days ago - commondreams.org
Over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in 'Operation Protective Edge' anonymously testify about acts they committed or witnessed
United Nations: Make Boko Haram a Security Priority
World  (tags: nigeria, United Nations, Boko Haram group, education, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, terrorism, violence, world )

Lone
- 66 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
SIGN NOW: No one, anywhere in the world, should have to face violence and intimidation in an effort to obtain an education.
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 74 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
Nigeria: Abducted Women and Girls Forced to Join Boko Haram Attacks | Amnesty International Canada
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, conflict, death, violence, war, crime )

Alice
- 79 days ago - amnesty.ca
At least 2,000 women and girls have been abducted by Boko Haram since the start of 2014 and many have been forced into sexual slavery and trained to fight, said Amnesty International on the first anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok school girls.
Carving Up Africa - Aid Donors and Agribusiness Plot the Great Seed Privatization
World  (tags: Africa, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, biodiversity, corporate takeover )

Kathy
- 97 days ago - theecologist.org
A secretive conference, co-organised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), one of the world's largest donors, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in London on Monday this week.
Uniting Christian and Muslim Women in Nigeria Is Imperative to Build a Bridge Toward Peace
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, society, africa, women, religion, news )

Cal
- 101 days ago - globalpost.com
Building alliances across religious differences means forgiving and loving an enemy.
Israel Crucial and Loyal Ally in Fight Against Boko Haram
World  (tags: africa, israel, terrorists, terrorism, Boko Haram, children, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 130 days ago - israpundit.org
Israel has been a crucial and loyal ally in our fight against Boko Haram. It is a sad reality that Israel has a great deal of experience confronting terrorism.
Al-Shabaab Threat Against Jewish-Owned Malls Shows Increased Jihadi Focus on Jewish Targets
World  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, terrorism, terrorists, Islam, Muslims, Jews, Jihad, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 131 days ago - algemeiner.com
he most recent threat by al-Shabaab against malls, and more specifically against Jewish-owned institutions around the world, is another indication that global jihadi groups are increasingly focusing on Jews and Jewish institutions as a way to rally
 

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