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Syrian Kids Who Escaped War Face Forced Labor
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, children, government )

Cal
- 279 days ago - takepart.com
With the majority of refugees living below the poverty line in Lebanon, many children work to survive.
UN Seeks $ 750 Million to Educate Syrian Refugee Children
World  (tags: world, politics, GoodNews, Syrian refugees, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 361 days ago - ipsnews.net
The United Nations has made an urgent appeal for $750 million in funds to provide education to about one million Syrian refugee children in Jordan Lebanon and Turkey.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Aleppo's Children, Now!
World  (tags: children, war, violence, SYRIA, ALEPPO, world, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, ethics, middle-east )

Cal
- 109 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
100 children have been killed in Aleppo since last Friday.
In a First for Middle East Politics, Christians and Islamists Stump Together
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, government, GoodNews, world, society, news )

Cal
- 120 days ago - csmonitor.com
A major Islamist party in Jordan is fielding four Christians among its list of candidates for Tuesday's parliamentary election. Muslim candidates âEUR" and voters âEUR" are coming out to support them.
SYRIA: Stop the Bombs
World  (tags: terrorism, war, politics, middle-east, children, WAR CRIMES, Russian bombing of humanitarian workers , humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 162 days ago - medicsunderfire.org
The repeated targeting of healthcare workers and hospitals by the Russian and Syrian governments are war crimes. We call on you to give SyriaâEUR(TM)s heroic healthcare workers and the communities they serve a zone free from bombing
Can Israelis And Palestinians Change Their Minds?
World  (tags: culture, politics, society, world, striving towards peace, mindsets, world, politics, middle-east, conflict, society )

Cal
- 300 days ago - npr.org
Can Israelis and Palestinians change their minds about living with their neighbors in Peace? Studies show that time together, deliberately discussing the conflict, humanizes the enemy
Jordan Bans Lebanese Band That Promotes Gender Equality And Sexual Freedom
World  (tags: world, politics, society, humanrights, womrn, Jordan, freedoms, middle-east, media, government )

Cal
- 264 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A Lebanese band vocally supportive of gender equality and sexual liberation was barred from performing in Middle Eastern nation Jordan earlier this week.
Cartoon: If Trump Were a Syrian Refugee
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, Trump, Human Rights, freedoms, conflict, death, ethics, middle-east, society, politics, world )

Carrie
- 320 days ago - dailykos.com
I don't have much to say about Donald Trump's repugnant comments about immigrants, aside from the suggestion that he use some of his billions to buy a clue about the desperation that drives people into these situations.
Jewish Woman Forced to Hide From Anti-Israel Activists at UC-Irvine
World  (tags: ethics, education, antiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, intimidation, censorship, society, middle-east, humanrights, politics, freedoms, violence, interesting )

Cal
- 242 days ago - observer.com
Pro-Palestine student group dubbed violent protests a 'success,' justified by presence of police and IDF soldiers
Thousands of Children Under Siege in War-Torn Syria
World  (tags: conflict, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Syria, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, violence, society, middle-east, war, politics )

Cal
- 314 days ago - ipsnews.net
Seeing children dying due to a lack of doctors and medicines, and seeing them grow up in a society with no food, schools or text books, is the reality of the daily life of more than 250,000 Syrian children currently under siege in the war-ravaged Middle
Turkey Descends Into Civil War as Conflict in Southeast Escalates
World  (tags: world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds )

Cal
- 346 days ago - ipsnews.net
In southern Turkey a local rebellion has escalated into regional devastation
Aleppo's Angel: A Nurse's Devotion to Syria's Children
World  (tags: Syria, Aleppo, war crimes, health care for the wounded, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, politics, middle-east, war, violence, society, world )

Cal
- 156 days ago - cnn.com
Only 35 doctors are left to care for the 300,000 residents who remain.
TAKE ACTION: Free Five Young Palestinian Activists From Political Detention
World  (tags: palestine, media, news, middle-east, Palestinian prisoners, samidoun, petitions, political detentions, Free activists, occupation of Palestine, prisoners, Oslo Accords, Palestinian Authority, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )

Jess
- 208 days ago - change.org
Five Palestinian young men, Basil al-Araj, 33; Mohammed Harb, 23; Haitham Siyaj, 19; Mohammed al-Salamen, 19; and Ali Dar al-Sheikh, 22, are currently imprisoned
When Syrian Kids Become Wage Earners To Eat
World  (tags: world, war, terrorism, Syria, children, conflict, violence, politics, middle-east )

Cal
- 254 days ago - worldcrunch.com
In the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta, many are forgoing their education and turning to the streets to help support their families
PETITION About Genocide of Christians
World  (tags: genocide of Christians, humanrights, middle-east )

Apolonia
- 274 days ago - citizengo.org
We ask the international community to ensure the right of return for refugees and the displaced with maximum guarantees and to provide them with protection and aid, including military protection and aid, in accordance with international law to all targete
 

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