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Observer Editorial: The Observer View on the Human Tragedy in the Mediterranean
World  (tags: migration, migrants, refugees, boat people, Mediterranean, EU, Europe, Chad, Darfur, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Somalia, Syria, Libya, Italy, Greece )

Evelyn
- 20 hours ago - theguardian.com
Europe canâEUR(TM)t afford to sit back and do nothing when thousands of migrants are dying every week in search of a new life in Italy and Greece. Italian ships picked up about 11,000 migrants in the past week alone. Around 950 have drowned or been murdered
European Parliament Urges Turkey to Recognize Armenian Genocide
World  (tags: EU, Armenians, genocide, centenary, 2015, recognition )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
The European Parliament adopted a resolution Wednesday commemorating the centennial of the Armenian genocide and urged Turkey to recognize that event. April 24th is the date chosen to symbolise a genocide that lasted several years - 1.5 million Armenians
Israel Destroys EU-Funded West Bank Shelter for Palestinians While Expanding Settlements
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, shelter for homeless, destroyed, illegal settlements )

Evelyn
- 36 days ago - rt.com
With politicians around the globe calling on Israel to take action against illegal settlements in the West Bank, the Jewish state has finally taken action. Not against its own communities, but against an EU-funded building for Palestinians.
Hundreds of Graves Desecrated at French Jewish Cemetery, Interior Minister Condemns as Heinous Act
World  (tags: Jews, France, EU, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, crime, ethics, europe, freedoms, society, terrorism, violence, world, anti-semitism )

Penny
- 63 days ago - algemeiner.com
Hundreds of graves were desecrated at the French Jewish cemetery at Sarre-Union, a commune in the Bas-Rhin region in Alsace in north-eastern France, French Jewish news site JSS News reported on Sunday.
Netanyahu Orders Demolition of EU-Funded Illegal Palestinian Homes
World  (tags: middle-east, Judea/Samaria, EU, palestinians, illegal housing, demolition )

Barbara
- 70 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
Following an NGO expose, PM Netanyahu on Friday ordered the demolition of 400 Palestinian homes built illegally with direct funding from the EU.
New Greek Govts First Upwind With EU for Russian Sanctions
World  (tags: Greece, EU, new government, SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, Russia, sanctions, society, politics, privatization, IMF austerity economics )

Angelika
- 82 days ago - greece.greekreporter.com
Greeces new SYRIZA-led government had its first impact with European Union partners regarding the imposition of further sanctions on Russia, due to the ongoing Ukrainian crisis. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says it did not have GreeceâEUR(TM)s consent.
Europe Determined to Prevent Israeli Settlement Policy
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, Israel, U.S., Israel, Palestine, UN, illegal settlements, settlement expansion, politics, government, ethics, corruption, freedoms, violence, society, conflict )

Carrie
- 84 days ago - al-monitor.com
Netanyahu has created a system of appropriating vast funds for settlement construction, in an almost clandestine way, through the Finance Committee of the Knesset. This was exposed and objected to by Labor Knesset member Stav Shaffir.
EU to Appeal Removal of Hamas From Terror List
World  (tags: middle-east, gaza, EU, terrorism )

Barbara
- 91 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
EU decides to appeal European Court of Justice decision that removed group from blacklist on 'technicality'; Hamas slams 'immoral' move.
France to Act Towards Returning Hamas to Terrorist Blacklist
World  (tags: middle-east, Urope, France, EU, terrorism )

Barbara
- 123 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
France will act towards returning Hamas to the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, the French Foreign Ministry reports.
Congolese Gynecologic Surgeon Denis Mukwege, Renowned for Healing Mass Rape Victims in DRC, Wins Top EU Human Rights Award
World  (tags: Denis Mukwege, gynecologic surgeon, DR Congo, EU, Sakharov Prize, human rights award, Congolese women, children, babies, mass rape victims, brutal rape, atrocities, war weapon, fistula repair, Panzi Hospital )

LucyKalei
- 142 days ago - dw.de
He's treated the appalling injuries inflicted on 19,270 survivors of war-ravaged DRC's epidemic of sexualized violence since founding Panzi Hospital, restoring both their broken bodies & traumatized souls, providing therapy, housing, job training +VIDEO
Tools of Torture: Sale Must End Now! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, torture, torture tools, Amnesty International, violence, society, government, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 160 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Sign our petition to the EU:Thumb screws, spiked batons, leg irons and neck shackles. These instruments of torture aren't just confined to the history books - they're being used every day in torture chambers, police stations, military barracks and...
NATO Says Russian Jets, Bombers Circle Europe in Unusual Incidents
World  (tags: Russia, Military, Provocative, Putin, Bombers, MIG-31s, Other Craft, EU, Europe, Growing Tension )

Brian
- 170 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Over the Atlantic Ocean and the North, Black and Baltic seas, Russian bombers, fighter jets and tanker aircraft were detected flying in international airspace"
11 October 2014: European Day of Action to Stop TTIP, CETA & TiSA!
World  (tags: Transatlantic Trade and, Investment Partnership, TTIP, Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, CETA, Trade in Services Agreement, TiSA, Day of Resistance, EU, Europeans, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 193 days ago - stop-ttip-ceta-tisa.eu
"These upcoming trade deals threaten our already weak democracies and pave the way for an attack on the environment, health systems, food, jobs, public services, digital rights and much more." See if there is an event near you in Europe."
Genetically Modified Plant Oils and the Future of GM Crops in Europe
World  (tags: European Union, EU, Genetic Modification, Artificial Selection, GMOs, crops, UK, camelina, omega-3 oils )

Brian
- 200 days ago - palatinate.org.uk
"In June of this year, EU environment ministers approved new rules that allow individual countries to make independent decisions on GM crops"
Eye Witness to the Horror - Dr Mustafa Barghouti
World  (tags: USA, UN, EU, Israel, Middle-East, War Crimes, Crimes agains Humanity )

Eleonora
- 213 days ago - palestinecampaign.org
Dr Mustafa Barghouti shared with hundreds of Palestinian human rights supporters - gathered to lobby their MPs - his eye-witness account about the situation in Gaza.
 

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