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What ISIS Really Wants
World  (tags: ISIS, Daesh, ISIL, religion, beliefs, Dabiq, caliphate, Sharia, Baghdadi, jihadists, Muslims, Islam, Australia, London, apocalypse, Musa Cerantonio, takfir, psychopaths, Iraq, Syria )

- 323 days ago -
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. A long read but will give you a better understanding and how to stop it.
Assyrian Army Commander: We Are Losing Christianity to ISIS [+Video]
World  (tags: Iraq, Syria, Assyrians, Christians, Islam, Muslims, genocide, conflict, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, society, violence, war, world )

- 333 days ago -
Christians in Iraq and Syria are losing their people and religion to the brutal Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), declares the Assyrian Army^s commander~in~chief.
Media Drumbeat for War and Despicable Anti-Muslim Scapegoating
World  (tags: media drumbeat, anti-muslim, Submissive, scapegoating, Glenn Greenwald, Paris, ISIL, ISIS, Daesh, Iraq, Syria, Edward Snowden )

- 334 days ago -
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, media coverage has seen familiar patterns: uncritically repeat government claims, defend expansive state power, and blame the Muslim community for the acts of a few.
Insist Paris Tragedy Not Be Exploited For More War - Petition
World  (tags: France, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, political leaders, exploit tragic events )

- 342 days ago -
Humanity is indivisible. We reject any attempt by political leaders to exploit tragic events to promote more war.
Murder, Mayhem and Rape in Afghanistan: Made in the U.S.A.
World  (tags: afghan onion, afghanistan, child abuse, child rape, iraq, islamic state, rawa, sexual abuse, sonali kolhatkar, taliban, the onion, u.s. military, uprising )

- 394 days ago -
Just as warlords have been allowed to rape children and murder captives, U.S. troops have looked the other way as their drug lord allies have cultivated and sold opium and heroin. How low can we go?
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 )

- 395 days ago -
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 )

- 396 days ago -
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 )

- 412 days ago -
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 )

- 413 days ago -
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 )

- 421 days ago -
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 )

- 434 days ago -
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 )

- 436 days ago -
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 )

- 438 days ago -
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 )

- 439 days ago -
Amy Goodman interviews Noam Chomsky about Iran's situation regarding the nuclear Deal.

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