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Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 2 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.
UPDATE: Israeli Cabinet Backs Bill Enshrining 'Jewish State' Into Law
World  (tags: Human Rights, Netanyahu, Israel, Arab citizens, violence, society, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, world, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Critics, who include the government's top legal adviser, say the proposed change to the laws that act as Israel's effective constitution could institutionalize discrimination against its 1.7 million Arab citizens.
Hashtags and Holy War: Islamic State Tweets Its Way to Success
World  (tags: war against terror, social media, ISIS, strategy, politics, interesting, conflict, middle-east, violence, world, society, media )

Cal
- 4 days ago - spiegel.de
Ali Soufan, the former FBI agent who was a key figure in the arrest of the mastermind behind al-Qaida's 9/11 attacks, discusses Islamic State's massively successful social media strategy and serious errors made in the war against terror.
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, ethics, middle-east, Egypt, Gaza, Palestinians, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - world.einnews.com
Residents in Gaza's south, and particularly the Sinai border town of Rafah, are being expelled from their homes and having them demolished by dynamite and bulldozers - an expulsion world media has largely shied away from because it is being conducted by
Critics Say Britain Is Losing Its Fight Against Radical Islamism
World  (tags: UK, radical Islam, fighting radicalism, politics, world, society, news )

Cal
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
A look at the UK's troubled history of countering extremism.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Against Anti-Semitism Around the World
World  (tags: world, politics, HATRED, anti=Semitism, world, ignorance )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jewish communities around the world have witnessed an alarming amount of strife and violence this year.
Applaud Conviction of Ruthless War Rapist
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, ACTION THANKING )

Rose
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton Goal: Applaud conviction of vicious war rapist A rebel leader during the Democratic Republic of Congo's bloody conflict nearly a decade ago, General Jerome
Female Bomber Kills Ten People at Nigerian College
World  (tags: Nigeria, Education, Islam, Muslims, Boko Haram, children, crime, death, freedoms, africa, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 9 days ago - presstv.ir
A female bomber has reportedly killed at least ten people at a college in Nigeria in the second such attack on an educational institution this week.
The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, world, usa, government, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 10 days ago - newrepublic.com
n September 2012, President Obama issued an executive order asserting a zero tolerance policy for government contractors who violated human trafficking laws.
Human Trafficking Survivor Shares Story With A&M-CC Students
World  (tags: humanrights, world, freedoms, Survivor speaks out, human trafficking )

Rose
- 11 days ago - caller.com
Proof that the horrors of human trafficking are real. And proof that healing is possible for survivors. After she told her story Wednesday to students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, she urged them not to file her words away
Legal Vacuum Fuels Conflicts Over Water in El Salvador
World  (tags: world, politics, society, water )

Cal
- 12 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rural communities and social organisations in El Salvador agree that the lack of specific laws is one of the main hurdles to resolving disputes over water in the country.
20 Girls Held as Sex Slaves By Bogota Human Traffickers: Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, world, Sex trafficking )

Rose
- 13 days ago - colombiareports.co
Three girls were able to escape a Bogota-based sex trafficking group that is alleged to be holding 20 more minors captive for sexual exploitation, local authorities said Monday. Three suspects have been apprehended.
AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal Communities Rally Against Land Grab
World  (tags: actibvism, Aborigines, land grabs, Australia, world, society, politics, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 14 days ago - greenleft.org.au
About 300 Aboriginal people and supporters from around NSW rallied against legislation being pushed through state parliament that threatens the land rights of coastal Aboriginal communities.
 

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