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BBC Backs Report That Omitted Killings of Palestinians During Gaza Truce
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human rights, BBC, violence, ethics, dishonesty, media, news, middle-east, government, politics, war, world, conflict )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The BBC's obliviousness to the reality of Israeli aggression against Gaza has been staggeringly highlighted in a BBC Trust ruling issued at the beginning of October that endorses a report that completely ignored Israeli violence against Palestinians,...
Saudi Terrorism Court Sentences 13 People To Prison Over Al-Qaida Attack Plot On US Forces
World  (tags: U.S. military, Saudi court, AL-Qaida, terrorism, prison sentences, law, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.com
13 people were sentenced to jail by a Saudi court Tuesday for planning an attack against U.S. forces in the Middle East. A special terrorism court reportedly jailed about 11 Saudi people for between 18 months-25 years, while those hailing from Qatar...
Canada Parliament Shooting: One Suspect Confirmed Dead, City Still Under Lockdown (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Canada, terrorist attack, Ottawa, National War Memorial, Parliament Hill, news, violence, society, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theglobeandmail.com
The attack on Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the National War Memorial has left one Canadian soldier and one male suspect dead.
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 2 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
Los Angeles City Council Seeks to Ban GMOs
World  (tags: GMO's, world, usa, humanrights, ban gmos )

Rose
- 2 days ago - dailynews.com
Citing fears of the impact on the environment and public health, the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for a measure to ban the sale and planting of any genetically modifie "I want to see all 503 square miles of L
This Might Be The Worst Job At An Ebola Clinic
World  (tags: Liberia, Doctors Without Borders, health, ebola, treatment, prevention, children, family, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - msn.com
"This wasn't a job that we planned for anyone to do, but somebody had to do it," he wrote in a post on the Doctors Without Borders website.
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 3 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
World  (tags: world, Israel, democracy, dishonesty, ethics, Arabs, Jews, rights, freedoms, power, government, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Israel's more hypocrisy than democracy. Rhetoric belies longstanding policy. Nothing ahead suggests change. Israel's an ethnocracy. It's polar opposite democracy. Jews alone have power. Arabs have no say. The Law of Return affords it solely to Jews.
Europe Wearies of Netanyahu's Diversions
World  (tags: Europe, Palestine, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, illegal settlement expansion, middle-east, news, violence, world, politics, government, ethics, freedoms, conflict, society )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Stephens's piece is a full-on attack on Netanyahu for his latest settlement expansion, which guaranteed the passage of the British Parliament's Palestinian state recognition, a monument of bipartisanship in the House of Commons.
London's Terrorists Next Door
World  (tags: London, terrorists, Islamic extremism, world, violence, society, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - macleans.ca
Strolling around these streets on a sunny afternoon last week, it seems scarcely believable that this idyllic example of Britain's social welfare state is also one of the country's worst breeding grounds for Islamic extremism.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Could Iraq's Tribes Provide the Glue That Keeps the Country From Falling Apart?
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, government, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
Saddam Hussein tapped Iraq's tribes, which cross geographic and ethnic lines, to bolster his regime. Now some tribesmen are offering to help fend off the self-declared Islamic State.
VIDEO - Short Film: Mads Gilbert and Gaza (on Hamas and 'Terrorists', Israel and Apartheid)   video
World  (tags: Israeli attacks- masacres, Gaza 2014, ethnic cleansing, BDS, end all US AID TO iSRAEL, NOW, apartheid, occupation-colonization of Palestine-Gaz, HumanRights, freedoms, news, terrorism, world, middle-east, media, death, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 5 days ago - youtu.be
Dr. Gilbert contemplates the attacks, what it means to be defined "a terrorist", the united Palestinians, and why peace for all has to begin with Israel ending the suppression of the Palestinian people - and now lift the siege of Gaza.
End Slavery on Cotton Plantations
World  (tags: humanrights, world, action, cotton and slavery )

Rose
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Mr. Lee Dong-Hee, CEO, Daewoo International Corp. Goal: Stop the use of slave labor to process cotton
India's Graves of Cotton
World  (tags: world, news, society, India )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theweek.com
In India's family-run cotton fields, a lethal concoction of debt, drought, and despair has led to a nationwide epidemic of suicide by forlorn farmers
 

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