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The Cartoon That Sums Up the World's 'Migrant Crisis'
World  (tags: refugees, migrants, boat people, crisis, Asia, Mediterranean, Mexico, Africa, Rohingya, Gaza, Syria, Libya )

Evelyn
- 327 days ago - i100.independent.co.uk
The cartoon tried to take a step back, and show that we are all humans on a small planet, trying to hang on.
Student Group Injects New Exuberance Into Anti-War Protests
World  (tags: asia, government, war, constitution, Shinzo Abe, students, protest, SEALDs, democracy )

Naoko
- 327 days ago - japantoday.com
Aki Okuda, center, founding member of the protest group Students Emergency Action for Liberal Democracy (SEALDs), shouts slogans during a protest outside the Diet on Aug 21.
China: Baby Girl Flushed Down Toilet, Rescued
World  (tags: world, humanrights, asia, china, Gendercide )

Rose
- 332 days ago - womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org
BEIJING. A newborn baby girl was discovered flushed down a public toilet in Beijing, according to CNN and the Beijing Times.
Bangkok Bombing: Thai Police Name Blast Suspect as Mohamad Museyin
World  (tags: Thailand, bomber, Islam, Muslims, asia, crime, death, terrorism, terrorist, violence, world )

Penny
- 334 days ago - m.theaustralian.com.au
THAI Police have named a man in connection with the Bangkok bombing that killed 20 people. Authorities have revealed they are searching for a Muslim man called Mohamad Museyin, The Times of London reported.
Mass Graves of 24 Muslim Victims of Human Trafficking Found in Malaysia
World  (tags: humanrights, death, asia, Human Trafficking, muslims )

Rose
- 334 days ago - independent.co.uk
Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of approximately 24 people who are believed to be human trafficking victims.
Death Toll Rises to 50 in Massive Blasts at Chinese Port
World  (tags: death, asia, explosion, China, fire, Tianjin, blast )

Naoko
- 344 days ago - mainichi.jp
The death toll from the fiery explosions at a warehouse of hazardous chemicals climbed Thursday to 50, and the Chinese government sent experts to the shattered and smoldering port to assess any environmental dangers from the spectacular blasts.
Stop Destroying Precious Forests for Furniture
World  (tags: world, asia, trees, forests, petition to sign )

Rose
- 347 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: President of the PeopleâEUR(TM)s Republic of China, Xi Jinxing Goal: Stop the import of illegal wood in China.
Nagasaki A-Bomb Survivor Condemns Gov't-Backed Security Bills in Peace Pledge
World  (tags: asia, death, government, humanrights, Nagasaki, Sumiteru Taniguchi, atomic bomb, Shinzo Abe, wartime, pledge of peace )

Naoko
- 348 days ago - mainichi.jp
"Now there is an attempt to return to the wartime era," said 86-year-old Sumiteru Taniguchi in his "pledge for peace" address during the Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony on Aug. 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of atomic bombing on this city.
Hiroshima 70 Years Later: Looking Back at America's Unnecessary, Barbaric Use of Nuclear WMDs
World  (tags: asia, death, usa, war, hiroshima, Nagasaki, atomic bombings, justification, WMDs, Japan, surrender )

Naoko
- 350 days ago - scroll.in
As Ward Wilson summarised in a piece for Foreign Policy in 2013, there were three major problems with presuming that Hiroshima and Nagasaki led to the Japanese surrender.
Could Japan Become America's New Proxy Army?
World  (tags: usa, asia, Japan, constitution, pacifism, protest, Shinzo Abe, war )

Naoko
- 360 days ago - thenation.com
The issue this time is the plan by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to alter a key provision of Japan's peace constitution to allow Japan's "Self Defense Forces" to take part in overseas military operations for the first time since World War II.
Special Report: Inside Thailand's Trafficking Crackdown
World  (tags: world, humanrights, asia, trafficking, crackdown )

Rose
- 364 days ago - reuters.com
BANGKOK Sheltering in the backroom of a provincial Thai police station is a 35-year-old street vendor who triggered a human trafficking investigation that has reverberated across Southeast Asia.
New Blackbeards of Malacca Strait: Southeast AsiaâEUR(TM)s Pirates Are Getting Bolder
World  (tags: piracy, asia, politics, society, violence, world )

Cal
- 389 days ago - globalpost.com
Much of the petroleum that keeps Asia humming arrives by sea on tankers. But these vessels filled with crude oil arenâEUR(TM)t just plying ordinary waters. TheyâEUR(TM)re plying seas infamous for piracy.
Demand Life Sentence for Alleged Child Pornographer
World  (tags: children, humanrights, asia, pornography, abused, petition to sign )

Rose
- 392 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines Goal: Demand life sentence for man who allegedly sexually assaulted and tortured young children.
Hundreds Rally as Hong Kong Braces for Democracy Showdown
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Hong Kong, democracy, march, election, China )

Naoko
- 404 days ago - mainichi.jp
With an important decision on the southern Chinese financial hub's political future days away, pro-democracy supporters were marching to city government headquarters to rally support for a veto of the government's electoral reform package.

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