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World Must Suspend Arms Sales to Protect Civilians as Gaza Violence Escalates Again
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Conflict, Palestinians, Hamas, Violence, Arms Sales, OXFAM )

Brian
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
"After ceasefire talks collapsed and violence erupted yet again, Oxfam today called on all states to immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel and any Palestinian armed group while there is serious risk that they could be used to..."
Gazans Celebrate as Officials Confirm Open-Ended Cease-Fire
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, ceasefire, violence, world, war, conflict, freedoms, government, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
he deal comes after seven weeks of fighting in Gaza that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians and 69 Israelis. Although details of the agreement remain unclear, they are widely reported to include an easing of the seven-year Israeli-Egyptian economic...
Israel Destroys 2 Gaza High-Rises With Airstrikes
World  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, Human Rights, ethics, crime, ethics, conflict, world, war, violence, middle-east, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This has raised the possibility that the Israeli military is trying to use better-off Gazans, like professionals and Palestinian authority employees, to put pressure on Hamas to end the fighting on Israel's terms.
China Targets Ordinary Uighurs With Beards, Burkas
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, humanrights, Uighur, burkas, beards, restrictions )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The personal matter of facial hair has taken on heavy political overtones in the Uighur heartland. Also proscribed are certain types of women's headscarves, veils and "jilbabs," loose, full-length garments worn in public.
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
The Men Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, middle-east, politics, society, violence, terrorists )

Kit
- 5 days ago - newyorker.com
The voice of Foley's black-hooded executioner is heard in the video; he appears to have a British accent. This has alarmed many in the United Kingdom, including its security services, which have become increasingly aware that they have a problem-->
How Big of a Blow Is It for Hamas to Lose Three Senior Leaders? (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, violence, war, world, conflict, death, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at American Task Force on Palestine, says it's a "very serious"€
What the Jihadists Who Bought 'Islam For Dummies' on Amazon Tell Us About Radicalization (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Jihadists, violence, religion, dishonesty, politics, ethics, conflict, death, middle-east, world, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Can you guess which books the wannabe jihadists Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed ordered online from Amazon before they set out from Birmingham to fight in Syria last May?
The Courage to Refuse
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, Conflict, Popular Resistance, Military, Resisters )

Brian
- 7 days ago - socialistworker.org
"THE NUMBERS are small, but there are Israeli military resisters actively fighting the occupation of Palestine within the borders of Israel."
Never Again Means for Anyone
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, Conflict, Popular Resistance, Holocaust, Survivors, Never Again )

Brian
- 8 days ago - socialistworker.org
"More than 200 Jewish survivors and descendants of Jewish survivors of the Nazi genocide condemn Israel's massacre on Gaza and call for an end to the genocide of the Palestinian people."
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
- 9 days 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.
Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 9 days ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
UN Inquiry Into War in Gaza
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, israel, middle-east, Gaza, Hamas, terrorists, politics, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence )

Ge
- 11 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
With missiles raining down on Israeli cities, launched by Hamas and other terror groups in Gaza, Israel's main objective has been to destroy terror infrastructure - most notably, massive tunnels leading into Israel - and to restore calm to civilians.
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
- 12 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
PETITION; Take the Occupation to Court
World  (tags: HumanRights, israel, middle-east, palestine, Justice, conflict, government )

Eleonora
- 13 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, the undersigned, having seen the massacres committed against the people of Gaza, are writing to say that the time has come to join the Rome Statute and/or issue a declaration accepting the Court's jurisdiction over crimes committed in
 

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