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Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
The Vietnam War Might Seem Like Ancient History, But Thousands Still Risk Arrest and Torture for Helping the US
World  (tags: Hmong refugees, politics, Refugees&Relief, world, society, ethics, freedoms, conflict, government, Refugees&Relief, asia )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
Month-Long War in Gaza Has Left a Humanitarian and Environmental Crisis
World  (tags: assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, Israeli forces violations, war crimes, Red Cross, Peter Maurer, Ban ki-moon, crimes against humanity, UnitedNations, HumanRights, children, death, terrorism, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, media, usa, europe )

Jess
- 7 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Everywhere you look there is destruction... "I've never seen such massive destruction ever before," Peter Maurer, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said
NDTV Exclusive: How Hamas Assembles and Fires Rockets
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, interesting, middle-east, news, media, israel, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, world, war )

Quanta
- 7 days ago - ndtv.com
Gaza: In the minutes before the ceasefire kicked in at Gaza this morning, Hamas fired a flurry of rockets towards Israel - 30 according to some counts.
U.S., Allies Rush Heavy Weapons to Kurds to Fight Militants in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, politics, iraq, ISIS< extremists, genocide, Refugees&Relief, society, conflict, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - latimes.com
The two-pronged U.S. effort is aimed at halting Iraq's slide toward disintegration less than three years after the last U.S. combat troops left.
STOP THE GENOCIDE OF IRAQI CHRISTIANS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women, men, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, United States, world )

Ruth
- 8 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. NON-PARTISAN, NON-RELIGIOUS. STOP TERROR. 'The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has rolled through Iraq, and they are brutal beyond imagining. They've given Iraqi Christians an ultimatum: "Convert, leave, or die." '
ISIS Overtakes Iraq's Largest Christian City
World  (tags: ISIS, iraq, politics, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, children, death, ethics, HumanRights )

Lynn
- 9 days ago - cnn.com
The latest advance by ISIS (or the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has caused thousands of Christians in the city to flee, just as other minority groups targeted by ISIS have done, as well as Shiite Muslims.
Gaza Strip Crisis: Save the Children Publishes Names of Every Child Killed in Conflict
World  (tags: Save The Children (UK), Gaza, violence, death, Human Rights, israel, palestine, Refugees&Relief )

Evelyn
- 13 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The charity published the names of the 373 children, some just a few months old, as part of its campaign to "lay bare the stark reality of the situation". "One child's death is too many; 373 is an outrage that is a stain on the world's conscience."
Asylum Seekers Are Having Abortions to Avoid Raising Children in Australian Detention Centers
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, death, humanrights, society, news, freedoms, government )

Cal
- 13 days ago - vice.com
Just imagine having to terminate your pregnancy despite wanting the baby, because you were afraid it would die, face poor healthcare or take its first steps behind bars.
Why Is the West So Afraid of Islam?
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Refugees&Relief, Islam, Christianity, radical Islamhumanrights )

Cal
- 16 days ago - theweek.com
Fear of Islamic radicalism cows the West into silence on Christian persecution
20 Bodies Found in Gaza Rubble as Wednesday Death Toll Hits 130
World  (tags: assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, energy war, crimes against humanity, end all US MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL, ethnic cleansing, civilians-children, war crimes, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, media, HumanRights, terrorism, world, blog, europe, death )

Jess
- 19 days ago - maannews.net
TV images showed at least one journalist lying motionless in the street, his flak jacket with "Press" on the front soaked in blood.
UN Chief: Israeli Attack on Gaza School 'Unjustifiable'
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Ban, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, humanitarian crisis, Obama, war crimes, bombings and attacks, schools, hospitals, children, death, news, Refugees&Relief, usa, media, humanrights, world, middle-east, europe, blog )

Jess
- 19 days ago - maannews.net
Ban accused the Israeli military of ignoring repeated communications on the location of the school.
Stop the Genocide of Hundred of Civilians (CHILDREN, WOMEN, Innocent People) in Gaza.
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Ban Ki-moon, petitions'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanitarian crisis, end the blockade-siege on Gaza, end the occupation, end all US military aid to Israel genoci, usa, Refugees&Relief, media, news, death, children, freedoms )

Jess
- 19 days ago - change.org
We condemn Israel's bombardment of the people of Gaza and urge you (Secretary-General of the United Nations-Ban Ki-moon) and the United States Government to take action to stop Israel's crimes to the civilian´s people.
Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Omer: Lifting the Blockade Isn't a Hamas Demand--It's a Human Right | Democracy Now!
World  (tags: HumanRights, children, conflict, ethics, violence, war, iraq, palestine, Refugees&Relief, israel )

Wild
- 21 days ago - democracynow.org
The Palestinian death toll has topped 1,100 after one of the deadliest 24-hour periods since the Israeli assault on Gaza began 22 days ago. Most of the dead have been civilians. More than 180,000 Palestinians have been displaced over the past three weeks
 

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