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Lexington Police Charge Man With Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, abuse, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 3 days ago - lex18.com
A man accused of holding a 15-year-old girl against her will faces a long list of charges including human trafficking and rape. Police arrested Walker Wright Jr., 46,d
History In The Making! Female Genital Mutilation Has Been Banned In Nigeria!
World  (tags: world, women, society, safety, protection, prevention, humans, health, abuse, Female Genital Mutilation, nigeria )

Darren
- 20 days ago - higherperspectives.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s most profound human rights violations is the act of female genital mutilation. The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act of 2015 in Nigeria, recently signed by president Goodluck Jonathan, puts a swift end to FGM
Canada Confronts Its Dark History of Abuse in Residential Schools
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, abuse, Indigenous, Canada )

Rose
- 25 days ago - theguardian.com
Landmark report reveals school systemâEUR(TM)s brutal attempt to assimilate thousands of native children for more than a century and gives voice to survivors
Israel, Hamas Escape U.N.'s List of Shame on Attacks on Children
World  (tags: world, middle-east, Human Rights, child rights, abuse, UN Secretary General's Annual Report on , Israel, Hamas, Gaza, civil society, list of shame, IPS, Al Shabaka )

Evelyn
- 27 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ban Ki-moon clearly succumbed to U.S. and Israeli pressure by not naming Israel or Hamas in the so-called "List of Shame" despite urging by rights groups such as Human Rights Watch.
This Must Be Embarrassing for Obama: Another Notorious Prison Levelled, While Guantanamo Is Still Up and Running
World  (tags: Palmyra, jail, prison, Guantanamo, Obama, notorious, abuse, torture, closing )

Sam
- 36 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A notorious prison located in the Syrian city of Palmyra, which was for decades a symbol of government abuses, was demolished Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Amnesty Using Hamas Crimes as Another Excuse to Attack Israel
World  (tags: Hamas, Amnesty, abuse, lies, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, israel, palestine, violence )

Penny
- 39 days ago - algemeiner.com
Some people were surprised that Amnesty International issued a report actually condemning Hamas for brutally killing collaborators during last summerâEUR(TM)s Gaza war. Hamas forces carried out a brutal campaign of abductions, torture and unlawful killings
EU Seeks UN Backing for Military Action to Stop Wave of Migrants Fleeing Horrific Abuse in Libya
World  (tags: Amnesty, Libya, report, migrants, refugees, ghastly conditions, desperation, Sanctuary Europe, smugglers, traffickers, abuse, rape, armed gangs, EU, immigration, Fortress Europe, military action, UN backing )

LucyKalei
- 56 days ago - amnesty.org
Libya full of cruelty: Stories of abduction, sexual violence & abuse from migrants & refugees, new Amnesty briefing just out, exposes full horror/plight of refugees/migrants, desperate to reach sanctuary. Spiralling lawlessness & armed conflicts raging
Israel Can Now Legally Seize Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem Under 'Absentees' Property Law
World  (tags: Palestine, East Jerusalem, land-grabbing, "Absentee", Human Rights, abuse, controversial )

Evelyn
- 57 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Israeli government can now legally seize Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem after judges approved the use of a controversial law. The Palestinian side of the holy city had previously been exempt from the Absentees' Property Law,
Suspect Charged Under Prevention of Human Trafficking Act Faces More Charges
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, Sexual Exploitation, abuse )

Rose
- 68 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
DAY reports: Muhammad Khairulanwar Rohmat allegedly recruited two girls âEUR" aged 15 and 16 âEUR" for the purpose of sexual exploitation. He also faces charges for procuring customers who paid him for sexual services by minors.
Nine-Year-Old Sex Slave Is Made Pregnant By 10 ISIS Militants Raping Her Says Aid Worker
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, humans, children, crime, conflict, death, abuse, crime, Crimes against Women )

Darren
- 85 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Female Yazidi held prisoner by ISIS, suffered horrific sexual abuse Victims include girl, nine, who is now 'pregnant by her abusers' Earlier this week, ISIS released 216 Yazidi prisoners in northern Iraq
Israel Destroys EU-Funded West Bank Shelter for Palestinians While Expanding Settlements
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, shelter for homeless, destroyed, illegal settlements )

Evelyn
- 114 days ago - rt.com
With politicians around the globe calling on Israel to take action against illegal settlements in the West Bank, the Jewish state has finally taken action. Not against its own communities, but against an EU-funded building for Palestinians.
Indonesia Has Turned West Papua Into a Land of Suffering, Oppression, Bloodshed, Rape, Torture and Murder - Please Sign
World  (tags: West Papua, Indonesia, abuse, murder, Islam, Muslims, HumanRights, freedoms, asia, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, society, terrorism, world )

Penny
- 117 days ago - causes.com
Indonesia has turned West Papua from a land of peace into a land of suffering, oppression, bloodshed, rape, torture and murder. WE MUST HELP End the Indonesian occupation of West Papua !
Violations Continue Against Palestinian Women and Girls on International Womens Day
World  (tags: palestine, israel, Human Rights, CEDAW, abuse, gender-based violence, violence )

Evelyn
- 119 days ago - ufreeonline.net
Physical and verbal assault have proved frequent under the hands of Israeli state actors towards Palestinian women during arrest, interrogation, transfer, and detention in violation of international standards.
NYT Opinion Pages : Nicholas Kristof - The Human Stain
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, politics, settlers, abuse, stain, impede peace )

Evelyn
- 129 days ago - nytimes.com
Israeli settlements here on the West Bank mar the elections, and the future of the country itself. The 350,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank âEUR" not even counting those in Arab East Jerusalem - impede any Middle East peace and stain IsraelâEUR(TM)s image.
Shocking Abuse Refugees Endure at the Hands of People Smugglers in Libya
World  (tags: humanrights, refugees, abuse, Libya, people smuggling )

Beatrice
- 133 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
As the men knelt in the courtyard, stripped to their underwear, one of the people smugglers doused them with cold water while an armed guard looked on. In another scene refugees, desperate to get to Europe, were beaten across the back with a long stick
 

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