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The Faces of Madaya, Kefraya and Foah
World  (tags: civil war, Human Rights, Madaya, relief supplies, seige, starvation, Syria, Terrorism, United Nations, World )

Lynn
- 165 days ago - politicsplus.org
Starvation is being used by all sides as a tool of war and is being investigated as a war crime by the United Nations.
With US Help, Saudi Arabia Is Obliterating Yemen
World  (tags: Yemen, civil war, Saudi Arabia, civilian deaths, world, politics, violence, war, middle-east, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government )

Cal
- 208 days ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes have been relentless since March, a period now of eight months. They are supposed to be targeting a local rebel group, but appear largely indiscriminate, regularly hitting civilian targets. Thousands of people have been killed.
Send An Email to Help Syria - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Syria, Congressman Jim Himes D-CT, H.Res. 508, international negotiatons, Pres. Obama, U.S., ground troops, civil war, end war, Win Without War, petition )

Judy
- 233 days ago - action.winwithoutwar.org
PLEASE SIGN! Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) just introduced a resolution - H. Res. 508 - calling on Pres. Obama to "use the full authority of his office to convene international negotiations intended to stop the civil war in Syria".
Sad About Cecil? These African Animals Are Slaughtered By the Thousands
World  (tags: Animal Rights, animal deaths, South Sudan, conservation, civil war, violence, ethics, government, crime, conflict, world, news, humans )

Carrie
- 330 days ago - thedailybeast.com
South Sudan's civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other animals into an industry.Conservationists say the "charismatic megafauna" are nearly wiped out here.
What This Cruel War Was Over
World  (tags: Confederate flag, Civil War, embarrassment, millions suffered, slavery, Union, States Rights, Lost Cause, Confederacy, Jefferson Davis )

Dandelion
- 351 days ago - theatlantic.com
The meaning of the Confederate flag is best discerned in the words of those who bore it. Lots of stories lately concerning the Confederate flag but this piece to me explains history up through today well for both Americans and others who live elsewhere
What's Left of Syria? (Facts and Pictures)
World  (tags: Syria, infographics, images, destruction, damages, Al Jazeera, civil war )

Evelyn
- 448 days ago - aljazeera.com
Millions have lost their homes while hundreds of thousands have been killed. What was once a country steeped in history and diverse culture is now a war-torn country brought to rubble. Here is whatâEUR(TM)s left of Syria: Powerful and depressing
The Quest to Save Syria's History
World  (tags: artifacts, monuments men, Syria, civil war, violence, governement culture, society, middle east, world, news )

Cal
- 690 days ago - spiegel.de
While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts they can -- and are risking their lives to do so.
Day 1,142: Why It's Hard to Know How to Write About the Syrian Conflict
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, syria, civil war, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, humanrights, conflict, government, ethics )

Cal
- 785 days ago - globalpost.com
Civilian deaths occur daily at this point. How do you report the killings of one side without pointing out, for context, similar atrocities committed by the other?
Lebanon's Syrian Refugees: 'An Entire Generation Is Growing Up With PTSD'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Syria, Lebanon, civil war, Refugees&Relief, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 797 days ago - globalpost.com
Refugees are everywhere on the streets of downtown Beirut. Women and children in filthy clothes beg for money on nearly every street corner.
Outrage at Syrian Rebel Shown 'Eating Soldier's Heart'
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, war crimes )

Stan
- 1138 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A video which appears to show a Syrian rebel taking a bite from the heart of a dead soldier has been widely condemned.
Syria Crisis: Children 'Recruited' By Armed Groups
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, children, abuse )

Stan
- 1201 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Increasing numbers of children in Syria are being recruited by armed groups on both sides of the conflict, Save the Children says in a report.
Saudis Say Syria Death Toll May Be 90,000: Kerry
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, civil war )

Stan
- 1224 days ago - dawn.com
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday the death toll in Syria may have reached 90,000, citing figures given to him by his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal.
France Poised to Join Military Fight Against Al-Qaida-Linked Rebels in Mali
World  (tags: world, violence, conflict, Mali, France, Islamist rebels, civil war, war, news, government, politics )

Cal
- 1262 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
France is poised to join military action against al-Qaida-linked Islamists in the African state of Mali, President Francois Hollande said Friday
In Syria's War, Long-Repressed Minority Finds New Freedom
World  (tags: Kurds, Syria, civil war, world, politics, news, middle-east, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, government )

Cal
- 1348 days ago - csmonitor.com
Keen to secure loyalty, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted Syria's Kurds de facto control over predominantly Kurdish areas of the country. But with the freedom, divisions have emerged.
Radovan Karadzic Denies Part in Bosnian War Crimes
World  (tags: Karadzic, ethnic cleansing, Servia, civil war, war crimes, eastern europe, Bosnia, violence, politics, humanrights, world, society, news )

Cal
- 1349 days ago - globalpost.com
Karadzic told the court in The Hague that he was a "mild and tolerant" man who did not know what crimes were committed in his name,
 

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