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U.N. Security Council Rejects Palestinian Statehood Resolution
World  (tags: world, politics, palestine, israel, peace talks, recognition, middle-east, war, society, interesting, government )

Cal
- 27 days ago - npr.org
The U.N. Security Council failed to pass a Palestinian draft resolution that called for, among other things, an end to the Israeli occupation by late 2017. The proposal faced strong U.S. opposition, which threatened to veto the measure if it passed.
For Cuba, Now Come The Hard Questions
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Cuba, humanrights, government, usa, freedoms )

Cal
- 29 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Once the noise dies down over the deal with the U.S., Cuba's educated populace may not take it so well when it realizes the communist regime will budge very little at home.
International Community Must Do More in Pressing for Peace in South Sudan
World  (tags: South Sudan, pressing for peace, world, war, politics, africa, society, violence, humanrights, government )

Cal
- 9 days ago - globalpost.com
Five CEOs speak out on need to end violence and give the fragile country a chance to endure.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Human Trafficking From West Bengal
World  (tags: India, modern slavery, human trafficking, ethics, humanrights, government, crime, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society, politics, news )

Cal
- 14 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
West Bengal is the center of human trafficking for domestic slavery in India today. With no law pertaining to placement agencies in West Bengal, children and women continue to fall prey to illegal recruitment agencies that entice them with false job offer
Rotterdam's Muslim Mayor to Violent Radical Islamists in West: 'Pack Your Bags and F*Ck Off' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Human Rights, Rotterdam, politics, radical Islamists, government, news, society )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
The Moroccan-born mayor of the Dutch port city of Rotterdam said in a television appearance on Tuesday that Muslims like himself who choose to live in the West should adopt a more tolerant worldview or "pack your bags and fuck off."
Freezing Palestinian Tax Money a Double-Edged Sword for Israel
World  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, Israel, Palestine, Europe, middle-east, politics, government, society, conflict, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - haaretz.com
If Arab and European nations decide to counteract the Israeli sanctions, Jerusalem will find itself on yet another collision course with European countries - which are already viewed in Israel as hostile, due to their support and recognition of a ...
Jerusalem's Interfaith 'Peace House' Faced With Israeli Demolition Order
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Human Rights, building permits, ethics, government, middle-east, interesting, politics, society, terrorism, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The situation of home demolitions in East Jerusalem is not unique to the hostel owner. The United Nations estimates that one-third of all Palestinians in East Jerusalem live in houses without permits.
5 Years After Quake, Haiti Still on Shaky Ground
World  (tags: world, politics, society, freedoms, news, Haiti, government )

Cal
- 25 days ago - usatoday.com
As Haiti prepares to mark the fifth anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, this long-impoverished country is still struggling to better the lives of its citizens.
Ukraine's Government Is Starving Residents of the Breakaway Region
World  (tags: Ukraine, starving, residents, humanitarian disaster, Amnesty International, children, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, government, humans, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 31 days ago - globalresearch.ca
"The region is facing a humanitarian disaster with many already at risk of starvation," said Denis Krivosheev, acting Director of Europe and Central Asia for Amnesty International, on Wed., December 24th.
Soldiers Kidnap Six Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, freedoms, society, children, government, ethics, humans, violence, crime )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - imemc.org
Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in Hebron and Jerusalem, late on Sunday at night and on Monday at dawn, and kidnapped six Palestinians after searching and ransacking their homes.
How Did Hitler's Scar-Faced Henchman Become An Irish Farmer?
World  (tags: world, Nazis, WWII, Otto Skorzeny, Ireland, freedoms, violence, government, crime, ethics, politics, interesting )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - bbc.com
He was Hitler's favourite Nazi commando, famously rescuing Mussolini from an Italian hilltop fortress, and was known as "the most dangerous man in Europe". After World War Two, he landed in Argentina and became a bodyguard for Eva Perón.
Netanyahu: Israel Will Welcome European Jews With Open Arms
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Europe, Jews, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, corruption, violence )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - theguardian.com
Binyamin Netanyahu's statement was issued on Sunday before he left for Paris for a march in solidarity with victims of last week's killings - including four French Jews murdered in a kosher supermarket.
How Bibi Tried To Make Paris All About Him
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, Paris, society, politics, government, middle-east, ethics, freedoms, Human Rights )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - blogs.forward.com
Israelis are having a hilarious time mocking their prime minister's visit to Paris, with ironic tweets and Hebrew Facebook statuses galore
Killing 40 Civilians in One Go Is "Reasonable," Says Israel Army Ethicist
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, death, violence, freedoms, children, government, politics, crime, society, corruption )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Since the Israeli army killed more than 2,200 Palestinians in besieged Gaza last summer, including more than 500 children, a dedicated army of official & unofficial whitewashers has been mobilized on a mission to rescue Israel's bloodstained public image.
 

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