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Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Iraq, slavery, sex workers, Refugees&Relief, violence, politics, HumanRights, humanrights, conflict )

Roger
- 6 days ago - walkfree.org
Thousands of women and girls in Iraq have reportedly been forced into marriage and sexual slavery by Islamic State fighters Khandhar Kaliphs daughter is one of them. She said she is going to be sold as a slave for $10.What can a father say to that?
Jordan Sending Refugees Back Into Syria, Human Rights Watch Says
World  (tags: society, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, Syria, world, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 18 days ago - latimes.com
Jordan has sent Syrian refugees, including wounded civilians and unaccompanied minors, back across the border in violation of international responsibilities, Human Rights Watch said
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 24 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the start of Syria's civil war in March 2011, over 1.2 million Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon, where they now account for almost one-third of the Lebanese population.
They Survived the Islamic State. Can They Make It Through the Winter?
World  (tags: Yazidis, world, politics, middle-east, ISIS, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, iraq )

Cal
- 37 days ago - globalpost.com
After fleeing IS militants in Iraq, many Yazidis are surviving in makeshift shelters in the open air. Just wait till the snow comes.
No Easy Solution for Myanmar's Rakhine Crisis
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Myanmar, Rakhine, humanrights, Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 38 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are caged like animals here. We cannot work or go to the town to buy things. Our young people grow up knowing they will never be able to go to university."
VIDEO - Sir Alan Duncan on the Principles Behind the Middle East Process   video
World  (tags: Sir Alan Duncan, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', illegal occuaption-siege, U.K. PARLIAMENT SPEECH, Palestine, Middle-east, media, Refugees&Relief, ethics, children, freedoms, terrorism, europe )

Jess
- 49 days ago - youtu.be
video - Sir Alan Duncan MP, Conservative Member of Parliament and former Minister speaks delivers a hard-hitting speech on the Israel-Palestinian Peace Process.
UN Warns Syrian Refugee Situation Poses 'Most Dramatic Humanitarian Crisis'
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, society, middle-east, Syrian refugees, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', war )

Cal
- 50 days ago - globalpost.com
More than three million Syrians have fled their country since the uprising that began in March 2011, with most taking shelter in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
VIDEO - Short Film: Mads Gilbert and Gaza (on Hamas and 'Terrorists', Israel and Apartheid)   video
World  (tags: Israeli attacks- masacres, Gaza 2014, ethnic cleansing, BDS, end all US AID TO iSRAEL, NOW, apartheid, occupation-colonization of Palestine-Gaz, HumanRights, freedoms, news, terrorism, world, middle-east, media, death, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 59 days ago - youtu.be
Dr. Gilbert contemplates the attacks, what it means to be defined "a terrorist", the united Palestinians, and why peace for all has to begin with Israel ending the suppression of the Palestinian people - and now lift the siege of Gaza.
How Big Should Israel Be?
World  (tags: israel, HumanRights, middle-east, palestine, Refugees&Relief )

Barry
- 65 days ago - barrywastingtime.blogspot.com
When Israel needs more arable land, should it say, "No more," and limit immigration, or should it take more land from its neighbors?
A Billion Tons of Food Wasted Yearly While Millions Still Go Hungry
World  (tags: world hunger, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', unitednations, Refugees&Relief, society )

Cal
- 66 days ago - ipsnews.net
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 1.3 billion tonnes of food go to waste globally every year. Meanwhile, 805 million of the world's people are still experiencing chronic undernourishment or hunger
UN Envoy Calls on Turkey to Prevent Srebrenica-Style Massacre in Kobani
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, middle-east, Turkey, Kobani, kurds, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, death, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 67 days ago - globalpost.com
While much of the population has already fled the Islamic State offensive, 500-700 mostly elderly people are still sheltering in Kobani.
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 78 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 79 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 82 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
Mideast Complexities Confound US Coalition Effort
World  (tags: ISISI analysis, diplomacy, regional politics, Sunni vs. Shiite, world, society, politics, middle-east, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 83 days ago - abcnews.go.com
U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has received backing for the principle of reversing the territorial gains of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But getting concrete assistance is another matter, and there is a whiff of lip service about the proceedings.
 

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