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The Quest to Save Syria's History
World  (tags: artifacts, monuments men, Syria, civil war, violence, governement culture, society, middle east, world, news )

Cal
- 40 days ago - spiegel.de
While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts they can -- and are risking their lives to do so.
Day 1,142: Why It's Hard to Know How to Write About the Syrian Conflict
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, syria, civil war, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, humanrights, conflict, government, ethics )

Cal
- 135 days ago - globalpost.com
Civilian deaths occur daily at this point. How do you report the killings of one side without pointing out, for context, similar atrocities committed by the other?
Lebanon's Syrian Refugees: 'An Entire Generation Is Growing Up With PTSD'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Syria, Lebanon, civil war, Refugees&Relief, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 147 days ago - globalpost.com
Refugees are everywhere on the streets of downtown Beirut. Women and children in filthy clothes beg for money on nearly every street corner.
Outrage at Syrian Rebel Shown 'Eating Soldier's Heart'
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, war crimes )

Stan
- 488 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A video which appears to show a Syrian rebel taking a bite from the heart of a dead soldier has been widely condemned.
Syria Crisis: Children 'Recruited' By Armed Groups
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, children, abuse )

Stan
- 551 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Increasing numbers of children in Syria are being recruited by armed groups on both sides of the conflict, Save the Children says in a report.
Saudis Say Syria Death Toll May Be 90,000: Kerry
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, civil war )

Stan
- 574 days ago - dawn.com
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday the death toll in Syria may have reached 90,000, citing figures given to him by his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal.
France Poised to Join Military Fight Against Al-Qaida-Linked Rebels in Mali
World  (tags: world, violence, conflict, Mali, France, Islamist rebels, civil war, war, news, government, politics )

Cal
- 612 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
France is poised to join military action against al-Qaida-linked Islamists in the African state of Mali, President Francois Hollande said Friday
In Syria's War, Long-Repressed Minority Finds New Freedom
World  (tags: Kurds, Syria, civil war, world, politics, news, middle-east, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, government )

Cal
- 698 days ago - csmonitor.com
Keen to secure loyalty, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted Syria's Kurds de facto control over predominantly Kurdish areas of the country. But with the freedom, divisions have emerged.
Radovan Karadzic Denies Part in Bosnian War Crimes
World  (tags: Karadzic, ethnic cleansing, Servia, civil war, war crimes, eastern europe, Bosnia, violence, politics, humanrights, world, society, news )

Cal
- 699 days ago - globalpost.com
Karadzic told the court in The Hague that he was a "mild and tolerant" man who did not know what crimes were committed in his name,
UK Muslim Leader & NHS Official Charged With Torture & 18 Murders
World  (tags: Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, UK, National Health Service, NHS, Muslim Spiritual Care Centre, torture, mass murder, Bangladesh, civil war, death penalty'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, government, violence, war )

Rob and J
- 700 days ago - globalmbreport.org
He allegedly subjected the victims to horrendous torture before killing them and dumping their bodies in sports grounds which earned the nickname 'killing fields'
Syria's IPhone Insurgency Makes for Smarter Rebellion
World  (tags: technology, Syria, violence, revolt, civil war, politics, middle-east, news, interesting, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

Cal
- 775 days ago - csmonitor.com
The prevalence of smart phones and other technology has allowed Syria's rebels to undermine state media reports and rally supporters, in Syria and abroad, with evidence of regime atrocities.
Inside Syria: Aleppo's Christians Arm Against Islamists
World  (tags: world, politics, Syria, SFA, Islamists, Christians, civil war, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, news, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 776 days ago - globalpost.com
As foreign and local radicals rise amid the chaos of Syria's civil war, Christians are taking arms from the Assad regime.
'Nodding Disease' Confounds Experts, Kills Children
World  (tags: Nodding disease, children's diseases, malnutrition, disease control, prevention, health, environment, Africa, Uganda, children's welfare, civil war, World Health Organization, science )

Julia
- 939 days ago - google.com
Anywar is one of more than 3,000 children in northern Uganda who are suffering from a debilitating mystery ailment known as nodding disease, which has touched almost every family in the village of Tumangu...
Guatemalan Dictator EfraíN Rios Montt On Trial for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity
World  (tags: Guatemala, civil war, , Genocide, crimes against humanity, accountability, impunity, counterinsurgency plan, "scorched earth" campaign, rape, torture, atrocities, indigenous, rural Maya, Ixil tribe )

LucyKalei
- 961 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Accused re deaths of 1,700 indigenous people -unarmed Ixil tribe members- & campaign of rape & torture against leftist insurgents targeting rural Maya. Ruled during bloodiest period of brutal 36-yr civil war & cnterinsurgncy plan drove 29,000 more to flee
A Libyan Leader at War With Rebels, and Reality
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', civil war, conflict, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, government, Libya, lies, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 1288 days ago - nytimes.com
Few of the claims by the Libyan state media lined up with the facts -- there was no decisive victory by his forces -- and the heavy firing in Tripoli on Sunday morning was never persuasively explained.
 

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