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Here's What Happens When a U.S. Senator Calls for Israel to Be Held Accountable for Atrocities
World  (tags: Israel, Egypt, human rights, atrocities, military, foreign aid )

Freya
- 415 days ago - alternet.org
Sen. Patrick Leahy wants Israel and Egypt investigated for brutal killings committed with American military aid.
WhoâEUR(TM)s Killing Civilians In Syria?
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, conflict, crime, human rights, children, world )

Nancy
- 418 days ago - whoiskillingciviliansinsyria.org
Haaretz: Rabbis for Human Rights Website Hacked - Then Suspended
World  (tags: israel, peace activists, Human Rights, Rabbis for Human Rights, hacked, threats, justice, religious leaders )

Evelyn
- 438 days ago - haaretz.com
ClubVPS, Rabbis for Human Rights website host, suspended their account last week after a series of hacker attacks disabled the site. Shortly after, the new hosting company received a warning message in Hebrew, demanding that it cease providing services
U.S. Made Cluster Bomb Use By Saudis in Yemen
World  (tags: cluster bombs, USA, Saudi Arabia, international treaty, Yemen, human rights )

Dandelion
- 444 days ago - nytimes.com
Human Rights Watch released a report Sunday providing new indications that Saudi Arabia has fired American-made cluster munitions, banned by international treaty, in civilian areas of Yemen, and said their use may also violate United States law.
Cartoon: If Trump Were a Syrian Refugee
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, Trump, Human Rights, freedoms, conflict, death, ethics, middle-east, society, politics, world )

Carrie
- 447 days ago - dailykos.com
I don't have much to say about Donald Trump's repugnant comments about immigrants, aside from the suggestion that he use some of his billions to buy a clue about the desperation that drives people into these situations.
A Tale of Two Arab Women Parliamentarians: One Israeli and One Palestinian
World  (tags: Knesset, PA, Hanin Zoabi, Najat Abu Bakr, Arab women parliamentarians, human rights, political rights )

Patricia
- 450 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
What do Hanin Zoabi and Najat Abu Bakr have in common? Both women are outspoken members of parliement - Zoabi in Israel and Abu Bakr in the Palestinian territories. But that is pretty much where the similarities end when it comes to their treatment.
5 of the Most Appalling Acts of Incitement From Israel This Week
World  (tags: Bigotry, extra-judicial killings, Human Rights, Israel, Racism, refugees, World )

Lynn
- 458 days ago - politicsplus.org
The worst cases of racism to emerge from Israel this week demonstrate how non-Jewish minority groups are maligned and demonized ...
Video Shows Execution of Palestinian in Jerusalem ~ VIOLENT VIDEO
World  (tags: world, violence, human rights, Israel, Palestine, society, freedoms, news, politics, government, death, ethics, conflict, middle-east )

Carrie
- 460 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The video shows a Border Police officer shooting at the man, who falls to the ground. Then several other heavily armed officers shoot dozens of bullets into the body of the man as he lies on the ground and as passersby hurry away from the scene.
Radio Reporter Murdered in the Philippines
World  (tags: human rights, Impunity Index, journalist murder, Elvis Ordaniza, world, crime )

Nancy
- 462 days ago - view.s4.exacttarget.com
"Elvis Ordaniza's murder is the most recent in a long chain of killings in the Philippines, making it one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist," said Bob Dietz, CPJ's Asia program coordinator. "Police must investigate the murder-
China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

AWAY AWHI
- 474 days ago - globalpost.com
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
Israel Cuts Gas Supplies To The Gaza Strip In Midst Of Winter
World  (tags: Human Rights, middle-east, israel, palestine, Gaza, gas supplies, winter, cut, cruelty, calculated )

Evelyn
- 494 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Every year, the Israeli occupation cuts cooking gas supplies for Gaza residents during the most extreme cold waves, which tend to begin at the end of December. Meanwhile, they exploit gas off-shore in Palestinian waters ...
The Faces of Madaya, Kefraya and Foah
World  (tags: civil war, Human Rights, Madaya, relief supplies, seige, starvation, Syria, Terrorism, United Nations, World )

Lynn
- 499 days ago - politicsplus.org
Starvation is being used by all sides as a tool of war and is being investigated as a war crime by the United Nations.
SEC. KERRY: SANCTION SAUDI ARABIA!
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, human rights, sanctions, petitions )

Freya
- 505 days ago - codepink.org
We, the undersigned, call on United States Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately impose sanctions against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to their systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedoms.
Tell Canada to Cancel Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Canada, Saudi Arabia, human rights, deals, trade, arms, petitions )

Freya
- 506 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government is proceeding with a controversial $15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia even as it publicly condemns Riyadh for a mass execution of 47 people, including a dissident Shia Muslim cleric.

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