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Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
World  (tags: world, politics, society, funding terrorism, kidnappings, ransom paid to Al Qaeda, ethics )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - nytimes.com
While European governments deny paying ransoms, an investigation by The New York Times found that Al Qaeda and its direct affiliates have taken in at least $125 million in revenue from kidnappings since 2008, of which $66 million was paid just last year.
Ivory Bust at Jomo Kenyatta 25 July 2014: Identify and Prosecute to the Fullest Extent of the Law *Please Sign *
World  (tags: corruption, crime, government, news, Ivory, society, world )

Frans
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
With regard to the July 25, 260 kilogram interception of ivory at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, we respectfully urge Kenyan authorities to take all necessary steps to ensure that responsible wildlife traffickers are apprehended AND prosecuted to the ...
WWI: Unseen Images From the Front
World  (tags: WWI, photos, images of war, 1914, first shots fired, world )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the WWI, with the first shots fired on July 28, 1914.
Tricky Bibi ( 2010 TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Israel, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, lies, human rights, Gaza, violence, war, society, interesting, corruption, United Nations, US, middle-east )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - northerntruthseeker.blogspot.com
This video should have been shown in every home in Israel, then sent to Washington and Ramallah. Banned for viewing by children so as not to corrupt them, and distributed around the country and the world so that everyone will know who leads Israel.
Buddhist Vigilantes in Myanmar Are Sparking Riots With Wild Rumors of Muslim Sex Predators
World  (tags: world, war, society, politics, Myanmar, religion, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The specter of rapacious Muslim men, plotting a slow genocide of Buddhists through sexual conquest, is actually quite old in Myanmar.
The Islamic State Is Kicking Out Christians
World  (tags: ISIL, religion, religion and politics, world, society, politics, freedoms, middle-east, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Sunni militants aren't putting themselves in good historical company with this latest move, which includes marking Christian homes, expelling their owners, and taking everything they own.
'Only Stones Remain': Gaza Lies in Ruins
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza destruction, human rights, violence, war, middle-east, news, politics, government, crime, ethics, death, conflict, society, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Driving the length of this tiny stretch of land -- 1.8 million Palestinians live on Gaza's 223 square mile -- scenes of devastation are everywhere. The trip from the north to the south of Gaza was only possible during a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire.
Hamas' Human Shields Tactics
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, israel, Gaza, media, politics, terrorism, terrorists, Hamas, civilians, world )

Ge
- 2 days ago - honestreporting.com
Palestinians bore their weapons openly, slung over their shoulder, but at least two, disguised as women, were seen walking off with weapons partly concealed under their robes. Another had his weapon wrapped in a baby blanket and held on his chest as
Islamic State Tightens Modesty Laws for Women
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, womens rights, women, humanrights, news, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 3 days ago - jpost.com
IS terrorists tell women: Don full-face veils, cover hands and feet, wear loose clothing, don't wear perfume, or face punishment.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
Help Me to Give a Pound of Organic Cotton!
World  (tags: ethics, world, humans, asia )

Anteater
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please, sign the petition to help me earn 5000 butterfly credits to help a farmer grow a pound of cotton.
Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War With Israel
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, war, Hamas, tunnels, means of war, victims, news, violence, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel -- dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military -- is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
The Roma People's Struggle to Survive
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Roma, discrin=mination, immigration, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 5 days ago - vice.com
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
On Stupidity and War
World  (tags: war, world, violence, human rights, military casualties, civilian casualties, Palestine, Israel, politics, death, ethics, government, crime, conflict )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - aljazeera.com
Prime Minister Netanyahu has boasted of Israel's moral standing and condemned Hamas for targeting civilians. In the last few days, it's the Israeli military that has suffered hundreds of casualties, including 29 soldiers killed, thus far. While on the...
FAA Lifts Ban on US Flights to Ben Gurion Airport
World  (tags: world, war, politics, israel, middle-east, news, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ynetnews.com
American aviation administration says it will continue closely monitoring the situation as US Airways resume flights to Israel.
 

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