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Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Islam, Muslims, slavery, girls, women, rape, slaves, children, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war )

Penny
- 220 days ago - walkfree.org
On March 2015, the OHCHR released a report on ISIS crimes in Iraq, and one of the recommendations was for the situation to be referred to the International Criminal Court. This is important progress, and we need to keep the pressure on until the Secur
EU Reaches Agreement on Plan to Share Migrants
World  (tags: Refugees crisis, refugees, Eu, Syria, Iraq, HumanRights, freedoms, corruption, crime, conflict, ethics, death, GoodNews, Refugees&Relief, war, world )

Roger
- 221 days ago - wsj.com
120,000 genuine refugees will be allowed to settle in one of the 27 EU countries at last some kind of accord has been reached. See 1st comment for full text
Why Must We Wait For Grief to Make Us Brave?
World  (tags: refugees, Europe, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, voyeurism, victims, governments, ignored, suffering, end refugee crisis )

Dandelion
- 237 days ago - theguardian.com
It is emotional voyeurism when we fail to care beyond being sad for the victims of the tragedies that our governments helped create and which we all ignored. To end the refugee crisis we need more than grief.
The Arab World's Wealthiest Nations Are Doing Next to Nothing for Syria's Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, refugee crisis, syria, turkey, lebanon, egypt, iraq, jordan, saudi arabia, U.A.E., united arab emirates, kuwait, oman, bahrain, HumanRights, asylum seekers )

M.N.
- 238 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As Amnesty International recently pointed out, the "six Gulf countries - Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain - have offered zero resettlement places to Syrian refugees." This claim was echoed by Human Rights Watch.
Palmyra Destroyed Antiquities Expert Beheaded
World  (tags: Khaled al As'ad, Palmyra, heritage site, destruction, ISIS, Daesh, Syria, Iraq, historical )

Dandelion
- 247 days ago - cnn.com
The destruction and looting of heritage across Syria and Iraq is on an industrial scale. Then the the horrific beheading of Khaled al-As'ad antiquities expert in Palmyra who apparently refused to reveal to ISIS information about Palmyra's treasures
Iraq:The Whole World Should Be Watching - Waging Nonviolence
World  (tags: Iraq, invasion, peace, Islamic State, occupation, sanctions, Womens movement, Arab spring, Occupy, freedom, war )

BMutiny
- 259 days ago - wagingnonviolence.org
testifies both to the vitality of the popular movements and to the blindness of the outside world to what is really going on in Iraq. Women are working side by side with men to free their country That's just one of the lessons of "Against All Odds."
Chelsea Manning Could Face Indefinite Solitary Confinement - Petition
World  (tags: Chelsea Manning, Bradley Manning, Wikileaks, whistleblower, US government abuses, Iraq, soldier, petition )

Dandelion
- 262 days ago - bbc.com
Chelsea Manning, the Guardian columnist and whistleblower responsible for one of WikiLeaks most important releases, has been in jail for five years facing an unjust 35 year sentence for exposing some of the U.S. governments worst abuses.
What's Up Chuck? Why Does Senator Schumer Oppose the Iran Nuclear Deal?
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, society, politics, israel, iraq, iran, humans, government, freedoms, ethics, death, conflict, Senator Schumer, Iran Nuclear Deal, Phyllis Bennis, Obama )

Darren
- 263 days ago - therealnews.com
Author and analyst Phyllis Bennis discusses president Obama's Iranian nuclear deal and the opposition to that deal
Noam Chomsky on Iran's Nuclear Deal
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, middle-east, iraq, iran, humans, freedoms, ethics, conflict, Noam Chomsky, Nuclear Deal, Amy Goodman )

Darren
- 264 days ago - therealnews.com
Amy Goodman interviews Noam Chomsky about Iran's situation regarding the nuclear Deal.
Jewish Peer Organising Rescue Mission for Christians in Syria and Iraq
World  (tags: Jew, Christians, humanitarian, Iraq, Syria, Islam, Muslims, murder, safety, Islamic State )

Penny
- 290 days ago - thejc.com
Lord Weidenfeld is funding a rescue mission of up to 2,000 Christian families from Syria and Iraq.
Taxi to the Dark Side 2007 Full Documentary
World  (tags: Taxi To The Dark Side, Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan, Iraq, United States, torture, petition )

Dandelion
- 310 days ago - dailymotion.com
An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.
Isis: Sadistic Islamic State Video Shows Executions By Drowning, Explosive Beheading and RPG Fire
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, politics, news, israel, iraq, iran, humans, freedoms, death, conflict, ISIS, Islamic State, executions, video, drowning, beheading )

Darren
- 312 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Islamic State (Isis) has released one of its most gruesome videos to date in which alleged spies are executed by drowning in a cage, blown up in a car with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and beheaded with explosives.
Far From Facing the Truth, the US Is Telling New Lies About Iraq
World  (tags: Iraq, Middle East and North Africa, Jeb Bush, Hilary Clinton, George W. Bush, US elections 2016 )

Evelyn
- 326 days ago - theguardian.com
The point is to reclaim the truth of the past in the hope of a better and more honest future. If those who lied us into the war can lie us out of it too, then we are no better equipped to stop them the next time.
Isis On The Run? The US Portrayal Is Very Far From The Truth
World  (tags: Syria, Iraq, Daesh, ISIS, ISIL, pentagon map, misleading )

Evelyn
- 362 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
The Pentagon's misleading map shows towns and villages where IS fighters have lost control around Baghdad, it simply omits western Syria where they have been advancing in and around Damascus.

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