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Please Sign: Demand Turkey Overturn New INternet Amendments
World  (tags: Turkey, human rights, internet, surveillance and censorship, Human Rights Watch, Turkish Telecommunications Directorate, TiD, blocking websites, information colletion, pollitical profiling )

Susan
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Turkey's Telecommunications Directorate has just been given broad powers to monitor citizens' internet usage. And Human Rights Watch is calling for an overturn of the amendment allowing this rights violation.
Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
South Sudan in Crisis ACTION
World  (tags: South Sudan, violence, world, human rights, famine, foreign aid workers dispelled )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
Put the Children First: Lift the Blockade on Gaza
World  (tags: Gaza Blockade, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, children, education, violence, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - haaretz.com
The opening of the school year in Gaza this week was the most harrowing in living memory. Hundreds of psychologists were on hand at all 252 UNRWA schools to lead a week of counseling for 241,000 students. We began with a roll call to see who was alive...
Gaza Ceasefire Proving Once Again to Be Part of the 'Occupation Game'
World  (tags: Gaza ceasefire, Israel, dishonesty, 'occupation game', Human Rights, media, middle-east, government, ethics, freedoms, world, violence, society )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Unlike what Western mainstream media coverage of the conflict suggests, Israel violates the vast majority of ceasefires first."It is overwhelmingly Israel that kills first after a pause in the conflict:79% of all conflict pauses were interrupted by Israel
US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola
World  (tags: ebola epidemic, West Africa, US military and engineers, health, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - news.msn.com
The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation.
Israeli Leaders Condemn Military Refuseniks as 'Criminal'
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, ethics, dishonesty, Human Rights, freedoms, rights, middle-east, news, government, politics, world, society )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli leaders on Monday condemned members of an elite military intelligence unit as "criminal" for signing a letter last week declaring their refusal to spy on Palestinians, local media reported.
The Lonely Path of Israel's Military Dissenters
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, military, ethics, government, middle-east, world, politics, news, crime, violence, conflict, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Those who refuse to serve in Gaza war face brief jail sentences, but they believe their small number will slowly grow. The IDF was unable to answer Al Jazeera's query about the number of soldiers who'd declined to serve in Gaza, and what consequences...
The Gaza War in 5 Minutes   video
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, Human Rights, israel, middle-east, Gaza, Muslims, Islam, terrorists, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
Thoughts from Col. Richard Kemp Britain's former armed forces commander in Afghanistan.
Remember 'Bring Back Our Girls'? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
World  (tags: 'Bring Back Our Girls', Nigeria, Boko Haram, kidnapping, Human Rights, government, ethics, corruption, crime, violence, world, society, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. More than 270 of the schoolgirls found themselves in the clutches of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
A social change needs to happen to stop the abduction and trafficking of these women, and the government must encourage this change. Urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to push for change so all Indian citizens will value both men and women equally.
Haniyeh Urges Abbas to Go to the ICC to Prosecute Israel
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Abbas, Haniyeh, Human Rights, war crimes, ICC, violence, war, world, society, politics, government, death, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Deputy Head of the Hamas Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, called on the Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, on Thursday evening, to sign the Rome Statute and join the ICC in order to prosecute "the Israeli war criminals".
Back to School in Gaza's Devastated Classrooms; Israelis Deny Access to Minister of Education
World  (tags: Israel Gaza, Human Rights, children, school, 'Minister of Education Khawla Shakhshir', ethics, crime, politics, government, freedoms, terrorism, middle-east )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - english.pnn.ps
The Israeli authorities prevented Minister of Education, Khawla Shakhshir, from entering the Gaza Strip for the beginning of the new school year, on Sunday. The school year has been delayed by almost three weeks due to the recent Israeli aggression.
Israeli Military Demolishes West Bank Dairy Factory Benefitting Orphans Despite Court Appeal
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, dishonesty, destruction, violence, freedoms, corruption, government, politics, middle-east, ethics, news, society, terrorism, world )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The factory was built in 2011 with the help of the Kuwait government. Its sole purpose was charity, providing work for graduated orphans, aiding neighboring schools and orphanages with the sum of its revenue, and buying ethically from local farmers who..
Palestinian Migrants Fleeing Gaza Strip Drowned in Mediterranean Sea
World  (tags: Human Rights, middle-east, sadness, Israeli persecution, Palestine, Gaza, escape, migrants, humans, news, violence, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The migrants' bodies were pulled from the water by the Egyptian military after they received a distress call from the vessel, Palestinian news website Maan News reported. Egyptian navy and border guards rescued at least 72 others, among them Egyptian...
 

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