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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
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
CERD to Hear From Tribes About US's Discriminatory 'Unrecognized' Label
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'unrecognized' tribes, US policy towards native americans, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations' 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) about the discriminatory nature of the United States' label
PETITION; Take the Occupation to Court
World  (tags: HumanRights, israel, middle-east, palestine, Justice, conflict, government )

Eleonora
- 7 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
Robin Williams a Coward? No, Just a Lightworker Who Used Laughter as His Sword and Shield
World  (tags: politics, news, corruption, death, government )

Nils Ande
- 9 days ago - goldenageofgaia.com
Must see video! .....Yet despite their presence he was able to get some very important - and somewhat risque - messages across, using comedy and his observations of real-life as his 'weapon'.
Henry Siegman, Leading Voice of U.S. Jewry, on Gaza:
World  (tags: Henry Siegman, Gaza, Israel, Zionism, Palestine, policies, government, justice )

Evelyn
- 9 days ago - democracynow.org
No country and no people would live as Gazans have been forced to live. The question of the morality depends on "couldn't they have done something that doesn't require this cost? Yes: they could end the occupation." Gaza is completely controlled by Israel
NDTV Exclusive: How Hamas Assembles and Fires Rockets
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, interesting, middle-east, news, media, israel, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, world, war )

Quanta
- 10 days ago - ndtv.com
Gaza: In the minutes before the ceasefire kicked in at Gaza this morning, Hamas fired a flurry of rockets towards Israel - 30 according to some counts.
NO U.S. TAX DOLLARS TO REBUILD HAMAS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women. men, Human Rights, freedoms, terrorism, war, world, USA, government )

Ruth
- 10 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. 'Why would the United States give humanitarian aid to Gaza when the Obama Administration knows that Hamas uses humanitarian aid to build tunnels, bombs, and rockets?' NON-PARTISAN IN MY BOOK.
Hamas Tunnels to Murder Kindergarteners
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, israel, media, middle-east, news, palestine, politics, terrorism, violence, war, world )

Rahman
- 11 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
Hamas Tunnels Used To Target Israel's Kindergartens in planned 9/11 styled attack. And to think that people actually believe Hamas is a humanitarian organization!
Iraq's Political Reconciliation Holds Key to Fighting Islamic State
World  (tags: Iraq, Islamic State Fighters, world, violence, human rights, government, politics, news, middle-east, terrorism )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"What will be required [to defeat Islamic State] of course, is an integrated, inclusive political leadership in Iraq," Earnest said. "It is why this country stands ready to support the formation of an inclusive government in Iraq."
Nagasaki Urges Gov't to Heed Security Policy Worries on A-Bomb Day
World  (tags: war, usa, death, asia, Nagasaki Bombing, Nagasaki Mayor, Shinzo Abe, peace, security policy, government, politics )

Naoko
- 11 days ago - mainichi.jp
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue called on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government to heed mounting public concern over its security policy on Saturday, the 69th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the southwestern Japan city.
Okinawa: Pocket of Resistance
World  (tags: war, usa, government, death, asia, Okinawa US Marines, military bases, discrimination, protests )

Naoko
- 12 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Despite repeated promises from Tokyo to reduce the military burden on Okinawa, U.S. bases still comprise 10 percent of the prefecture (and 18 percent of Okinawa Island) but give back less than 5 percent to the local economy.
Not In My Jewish Name
World  (tags: americans, culture, humans, government, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, terrorism, violence, world )

Michael
- 14 days ago - opednews.com
Rob Kall, the author is a Jewish man who founded OEN.org, and has a talk radio show, Bottom Up in Philly. He does not like what Israel is doing in Gaza and first posted an article against Israel when the FreedFlotilla sailing to aid Gaza was attacked.
There Are Reports of the Islamic State Executing Dozens of Yazidis
World  (tags: ISIS, atrocities, genocide, iraq, politics, society, world, humanrights, government, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 15 days ago - globalpost.com
The Yazidis in northern Iraq are used to being persecuted, but this attack was bad. The Islamic State captured Sinjar, forcing thousands from their homes.
Pentagon Considers Measures to Aid Iraq Refugees Fleeing Militants (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Iraq, human rights, refugees and relief, ISIS, violence, humans, middle-east, government, freedoms, death, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - cbsnews.com
The Pentagon is looking at conducting emergency air drops to the estimated 15,000 stranded ethnic minority Yazidis in northern Iraq, reports CBS News national security correspondent David Martin,
Asylum Seekers Are Having Abortions to Avoid Raising Children in Australian Detention Centers
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, death, humanrights, society, news, freedoms, government )

Cal
- 15 days ago - vice.com
Just imagine having to terminate your pregnancy despite wanting the baby, because you were afraid it would die, face poor healthcare or take its first steps behind bars.
 

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