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What ISIS Really Wants
World  (tags: ISIS, Daesh, ISIL, religion, beliefs, Dabiq, caliphate, Sharia, Baghdadi, jihadists, Muslims, Islam, Australia, London, apocalypse, Musa Cerantonio, takfir, psychopaths, Iraq, Syria )

Dandelion
- 148 days ago - theatlantic.com
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. A long read but will give you a better understanding and how to stop it.
Palmyra Destroyed Antiquities Expert Beheaded
World  (tags: Khaled al As'ad, Palmyra, heritage site, destruction, ISIS, Daesh, Syria, Iraq, historical )

Dandelion
- 246 days ago - cnn.com
The destruction and looting of heritage across Syria and Iraq is on an industrial scale. Then the the horrific beheading of Khaled al-As'ad antiquities expert in Palmyra who apparently refused to reveal to ISIS information about Palmyra's treasures
There Are Now More Refugees Around The World Than Any Other Time In The Last 50 Years
World  (tags: refugees, WWII, Yemen, Burundi, Syria, EU, Australia, global conflicts, environmental, wars, Afghanistan, Darfur )

Dandelion
- 282 days ago - globalpost.com
A report released today by the United Nations close to 60 million people have fled their homes because of either conflict or persecution half of them are children. That number does not include people fleeing due to poverty gang violence or environmental
Child Labour: A Hidden Atrocity of the Syrian Crisis
World  (tags: Syria risis, childlabor, Lebanon, Syria, politics, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, violence, society, middle-east )

Cal
- 302 days ago - ipsnews.net
In a conflict that has claimed over 220,000 lives and injured a further 840,000 people as of January 2015, it is sometimes hard to see beyond the death toll.
Insist Paris Tragedy Not Be Exploited For More War - Petition
World  (tags: France, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, political leaders, exploit tragic events )

Dandelion
- 167 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Humanity is indivisible. We reject any attempt by political leaders to exploit tragic events to promote more war.
Break The Silence And Break the Sieges - Petition
World  (tags: break the silence, break the sieges, petition, resistance, starvation, war, middle east, Syria )

Dandelion
- 86 days ago - breakthesieges.org
A million people are being systematically starved as a weapon of war and nobody knows about it. This is their story of resistance.
Medics Under Fire - Stop The Bombs - Petition
World  (tags: medics under fire, Syria, human rights, stop the bombs, field hospital, plea for help )

Dandelion
- 332 days ago - medicsunderfire.org
The field hospital that I established and direct in Syria has been hit by bombing and airstrikes 17 times. As trusted members of the medical community we need you to take our plea to leaders around the world. Speak out and break the silence.
Why Must We Wait For Grief to Make Us Brave?
World  (tags: refugees, Europe, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, voyeurism, victims, governments, ignored, suffering, end refugee crisis )

Dandelion
- 236 days ago - theguardian.com
It is emotional voyeurism when we fail to care beyond being sad for the victims of the tragedies that our governments helped create and which we all ignored. To end the refugee crisis we need more than grief.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SYRIA: UN Secretary General: Save Madaya From Starvation
World  (tags: children, starvation, war, Syria, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, government, Refugees&Relief, violence, war, world )

Cal
- 111 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In the besieged town of Madaya, starving children are eating tree leaves, cats and insects. The Assad regime is literally starving over 40,000 people to death
Thousands of Children Under Siege in War-Torn Syria
World  (tags: conflict, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Syria, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, violence, society, middle-east, war, politics )

Cal
- 51 days ago - ipsnews.net
Seeing children dying due to a lack of doctors and medicines, and seeing them grow up in a society with no food, schools or text books, is the reality of the daily life of more than 250,000 Syrian children currently under siege in the war-ravaged Middle
There Are No More Cats and Dogs Alive
World  (tags: Syria, Madaya, dogs, cats, insects, grass, starvation, war, resort town )

Dandelion
- 108 days ago - vox.com
Syrian town of Madaya cut off from the outside world including its access to food in July. By January residents had been reduced to eating grass and insects, they had already eaten all the cats and dogs.
WhoâEUR(TM)s Killing Civilians In Syria?
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, conflict, crime, human rights, children, world )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - whoiskillingciviliansinsyria.org
Netanyahu Rejects Calls for Israel to Accept Syrian Refugees
World  (tags: israel, Syria, Palestinian refugees, accept, safe harbour, Isaac Herzog, Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas, Human Rights, freedoms )

Evelyn
- 218 days ago - nytimes.com
Hertzog said on Saturday that "Jews cannot remain indifferent when hundreds of thousands of refugees are seeking safe harbor." & added, "Our people experienced firsthand the silence of the world,and cannot be indifferent in the face of the rampant murder"
Syria's First Responders Say They Need a No-Fly Zone, But No One Listens
World  (tags: world, violence, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations )

Cal
- 348 days ago - news.vice.com
For the second time in as many months, United Nations Security Council members have heard from Syrians working to save civilians from the government's exploding barrel bombs and alleged chlorine attacks, and again were asked to impose measures, includin
I Was Held Hostage By Isis. They Fear Our Unity More Than Our Airstrikes
World  (tags: Isis hostage, Mohammed Emwazi: Jihadi John, Nicolas Hénin, France, world, James Foley, Raqqa, Syria )

Nancy
- 166 days ago - theguardian.com
Canada withdrew from the air war after the election of Justin Trudeau. I desperately want France to do the same, and rationality tells me it could happen. But pragmatism tells me it wonâEUR(TM)t.
 

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