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Kurdish Women Line Up to Take on the Islamic State
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, violence, PKK, Kurdish women, battlefront, women's rights, world, war, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 15 days ago - globalpost.com
Kurdish women join the PKK in droves to fight the Islamic State, which has captured and enslaved up to hundreds of Yazidi women.
SYRIA: Forgotten in Aleppo: Thousands Stuck Between Regime and ISIS
World  (tags: politics, world, Refugees&Relief, violence, war, Syria, society, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, death, ethics, news, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 16 days ago - cnn.com
Over 300,000 face dangerous battles and privations as the Syrian Civil War continues.And above all a sense, for months now, of hopelessness that their world has only worsened since the fight for Aleppo began in June 2012.
Utopia - Breaking the Great Australian Silence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, discrimination, abuse, Aborigines, australia, culture, world, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Several recent events in Australia have served to again highlight how little the peoples and cultures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island nations feature on the national radar.
For Cuba, Now Come The Hard Questions
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Cuba, humanrights, government, usa, freedoms )

Cal
- 28 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
- 13 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
After Making Waves In 2014, ISIS' Power Appears To Ebb
World  (tags: ISIS, violence, politics, world, middle-east, news, war, iraq, freedoms, conflict, humanrights )

Cal
- 21 days ago - npr.org
the group has lost three senior leaders and mid-level commanders. It's more difficult for them to move around freely, and oil fields -- key sources of funding -- have taken a pounding
Nigeria's Forgotten Massacre: 2,000 Slaughtered By Boko Haram, But the West Is Failing to Help
World  (tags: children, corruption, crime, society, violence, world, women, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, humanrights, violence, crime, terrorism )

Hilary
- 13 days ago - independent.co.uk
What horrors continue in Nigeria, and yet not only does the West fail to help, the Western media fails to remember. This brief story serves as a small reminder of vast terror and mayhem especially at the hands of Islamist extremists Boko Haram.
Are Germany's Anti-Islam Marches Really About Islam?
World  (tags: world, politics, society, europe, religion anti-Islam marches, Refugees&Relief, humanrights )

Cal
- 7 days ago - csmonitor.com
Underlying that complaint about Islamization is a host of concerns about immigration, security, and Europe that has long gone unspoken in Germany
Chinese Police Rescue 37 Babies in Trafficking Bust
World  (tags: world, humanrights, china, children, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 10 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Police rescued 37 babies and a 3-year-old girl after busting a child trafficking ring in eastern China's Shandong province, reported the state-run China Central Television.
U.S.-Cuban Officials Meet In Cuba To Re-Establish Relations
World  (tags: US-CUba relations, diplomacy, normalization of relations, world, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
Diplomats are in Cuba this week for talks with high-level representatives from the communist government. The talks, which begin Wednesday, are the first official discussions in decades.
Five Arrested in Over Tourist 'Gang Rape'
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, world, gang rape, India sex slave )

Rose
- 21 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
Five men have been arrested over the alleged gang-rape and extortion of a Japanese tourist held as a sex slave for nearly a month
Malaysia: Torrential Monsoon Rains Leading to Massive Flooding in Malaysia as Rescuers Struggle to Find Victims
World  (tags: Malaysia, monsoon, floods, rescuers, Relief Efforts, society, government, death, humans, politics, humanrights, world, news )

Roxy
- 29 days ago - thenational.ae
Malaysia's northeastern region is regularly hit by flooding during the annual monsoon, but this year's rains have been unusually bad. Rescuers were facing challenges with power outages and roads being washed away by the floods.
 

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