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Tell the UN to Take Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti ACTION
World  (tags: Haiti, cholera, UN, Clinton, Rice, disease, government, ethics, death )

Nancy
- 832 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Bill Clinton, who serves as UN Special Envoy to Haiti, has admitted that UN troops were the "proximate cause" of the epidemic, and US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice has acknowledged that the UN played a role. Yet, the UN refuses to accept formal respons
Rice Is Nice But Not for Long
World  (tags: rice, Africa, import, local production, agriculture, IFPRI, food prices, riot, wheather, local cereals, harvest, maize, millet, less water )

Naoko
- 1677 days ago - irinnews.org
The organizers of a week-long African Rice Congress in Bamako, capital of Mali, say African countries can decrease hunger ad seven millions of dollars if they wean themselves off rice imports and increase local production, but experts favor a "drastic"
Police Kill Man in Haiti Over Allegedly Stolen Rice
World  (tags: Haitian, murdered, rice, police, shot, sadness )

Lone
- 1738 days ago - cnn.com
Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- Haitian police shot and killed a man they suspected of stealing rice in earthquake-ravaged Port-au-Prince on Thursday, leaving his body on the sidewalk for hours as his family mourned
Bush Administration Endorsed Torture of Prisoners
World  (tags: CIA, torture, White House, Justoce Department, terrorists, prisoners, Buch, Cheney, Rice, Tenet )

RC
- 2204 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Under pressure from then-CIA director George Tenet, the government, in a series of secret memos, officially approved the CIA's "interrogation methods" (aka torture) used on prisoners around the world.
Profiting From Food Crisis
World  (tags: food, rice, profit, food crisis, food prices )


- 2374 days ago - www9.dw-world.de
Rising food prices have led to riots in countries around the world. The price of rice, for example, has tripled since the start of the year. For hundreds of millions of people, rice is a vital food source. But for rice exporting countries like Thailand, h
Haitian Prime Minister Ousted Over High Food Prices
World  (tags: Haiti, prime minister, Jacques Edouard Alexis, rice, hunger, food shortages, world hunger, crisis )

K. A.
- 2391 days ago - cnn.com
Parliament votes to dismiss Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis. Action comes after days of rioting over high food prices. Haitian president announces deal to reduce cost of rice. Calm returning, more political changes needed.
Africa Food Price 'Tsunami' Fear
World  (tags: EU humanitarian crisis, Africa, oil prices, rice, wheat flour, maize, food aid, farming sector, rise in prices, emergency measures, UN )

LL
- 2394 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
EU Development Commissioner Louis Michel has warned that rising world food costs could lead to a humanitarian crisis in Africa. He said it was less visible than the threat of rising oil prices but had the potential effect of a "real economic and humanita
Top Bush Admin Lawyers Went to Gitmo to Help Craft Torture Policy
World  (tags: Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rumsfeld, Powell, Feith, Addington, Torture, Guantanamo Bay, GItmo, Abu Ghraib, Rumsfeld )

Blue
- 2400 days ago - tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com
Reporting for Vanity Fair, Philippe Sands, a professor of law at University College London, details the direct involvement of administration figures in developing the interrogation techniques to be used at Guantanamo Bay.
Pentagon Cancels Release of Study Finding No Saddam-Al Qaeda Link
World  (tags: Bush, Gates, Pentagon, Iraq, illegal invasion of a sovereign country, lies, deption, PNAC, NeoCONs, war, troops, Iraqis, Halliburton/KBR, Blackwater, Cheney, Rice )

Blue
- 2422 days ago - tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com
The study, which was scheduled to be released this afternoon and posted online, will now be available only by request through the U.S. mail. One Pentagon official told ABC that media reports had made it "too politically sensitive."
BuSh Administration : Crimes in High Places
World  (tags: Geneva Conventions, Impeachment, Interrogation, Michael Mukasey, Torture, War Crimes Act Of 1996, Waterboarding, Breaking Politics News, Bush, Rumsfeld, Cheney, Rice, Republicans, NeoCONS, PNAC )

Blue
- 2435 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Those responsible for waterboarding must be held accountable. There are only two ways to do this: prosecution or impeachment.
Ghoulish New Abu Ghraib Photos Surface
World  (tags: Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Bremer, Iraq, Abu Ghraib, torture, war, troops, ethics, propaganda, disinformation, lies, oil profits, blood )

Blue
- 2435 days ago - rawstory.com
"Many of the images are explicit and gruesome, depicting nudity, degradation, simulated sex acts and guards posing with decaying corpses. Viewer discretion is advised." ... "The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil."
FreeRice
World  (tags: world hunger, rice, United Nations, donate )

Tamar
- 2558 days ago - freerice.com
For each word you get right, they donate 10 grains of rice through the United Nations to help end world hunger!
   

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