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World Bank and UN Carbon Offset Scheme 'Complicit' in Genocidal Land Grabs
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, UN< World Bank, indigenous righgts, world, violence, society, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - theecologist.org
The plight of Kenya's Sengwer people shows that carbon offsets generated by 'sustainable' forest management are empowering a corporate recolonisation of the South backed by the World Bank against its own guidelines,
The Interpreters
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, interpreters, war, freedoms, loyalty, allies, bravery, violence, death )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - news.vice.com
The interpreters who worked for American forces during the recent Afghanistan war (and the many still working) are among America's bravest and most loyal allies. So that you don't have to take my word for it, I asked several U.S. Marines I'd met in...
Rape Victims of Islam
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, iraq, middle-east, palestine, news, Refugees&Relief, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, violence, war, world )

Rahman
- 18 hours ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
This woman tells the story of the Yezidi girls who committed suicide. "They took the girls by force and raped them, and after they returned they killed themselves."
Walk Free ACTION Page
World  (tags: slavery, World Cup 2022, child abuse, human rights, crime, world, children )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - walkfree.org
Migrant workers in Qatar are living, working and dying in modern slavery to bring the world the 2022 World Cup. FIFA must use its influence over Qatar to improve the working conditions for these workers...and more
With Ceasefire Set to Expire, Palestinians Aim to Lift the Siege While Israel Wants to Turn 'Gaza Into Ramallah'
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, Ramallah, human rights, violence, world, politics, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, news, middle-east, Refugees & Relief, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
The Israeli Minister of Information Yuval Steinitz said Wednesday at a press conference in Jerusalem hours before the five-day ceasefire was announced their team intends to "make Gaza into Ramallah" through the discussions.
No More Mr. Nice Islamic State
World  (tags: world, middle-east, iraq, ISIS )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
When IS first made inroads in Iraq, it didn't enforce its most stringent policies. Now, the group is blowing up sacred shrines, and Sunni residents are re-evaluating their prior support of the extremists.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
The Vietnam War Might Seem Like Ancient History, But Thousands Still Risk Arrest and Torture for Helping the US
World  (tags: Hmong refugees, politics, Refugees&Relief, world, society, ethics, freedoms, conflict, government, Refugees&Relief, asia )

Cal
- 5 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
CERD to Hear From Tribes About US's Discriminatory 'Unrecognized' Label
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'unrecognized' tribes, US policy towards native americans, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations' 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) about the discriminatory nature of the United States' label
Islamic State Militants Seize More Territory in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, ISISI, Syria, middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 7 days ago - globalpost.com
The advance in northeast Aleppo province is part of a wider Islamic State offensive to seize a belt of territory near the border with Turkey.
NDTV Exclusive: How Hamas Assembles and Fires Rockets
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, interesting, middle-east, news, media, israel, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, world, war )

Quanta
- 8 days ago - ndtv.com
Gaza: In the minutes before the ceasefire kicked in at Gaza this morning, Hamas fired a flurry of rockets towards Israel - 30 according to some counts.
U.S., Allies Rush Heavy Weapons to Kurds to Fight Militants in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, politics, iraq, ISIS< extremists, genocide, Refugees&Relief, society, conflict, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 9 days ago - latimes.com
The two-pronged U.S. effort is aimed at halting Iraq's slide toward disintegration less than three years after the last U.S. combat troops left.
NO U.S. TAX DOLLARS TO REBUILD HAMAS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women. men, Human Rights, freedoms, terrorism, war, world, USA, government )

Ruth
- 9 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. 'Why would the United States give humanitarian aid to Gaza when the Obama Administration knows that Hamas uses humanitarian aid to build tunnels, bombs, and rockets?' NON-PARTISAN IN MY BOOK.
STOP THE GENOCIDE OF IRAQI CHRISTIANS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women, men, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, United States, world )

Ruth
- 10 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. NON-PARTISAN, NON-RELIGIOUS. STOP TERROR. 'The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has rolled through Iraq, and they are brutal beyond imagining. They've given Iraqi Christians an ultimatum: "Convert, leave, or die." '
SOUTH AFRICANS HOLD LARGEST PRO-ISRAEL RALLY IN AFRICAN HISTORY
World  (tags: South Africa, rally, freedoms, israel, society, world )

Ge
- 10 days ago - breitbart.com
The most amazing rally for Israel just took place in South Africa. Whites and blacks, Jews, and non-Jews gathered, 12,000 strong, in the largest pro-Israel rally ever on the continent to convey a message of love and support for the beleaguered and glob
 

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