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How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 78 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 80 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 80 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
Special Feature: Are We Listening to Syrian Women and Girls?
World  (tags: middle-east, Syrian Women, daily struggles, violence, world, war, society, news, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, humans, politics )

Cal
- 82 days ago - rescue.org
For millions of Syrian women and girls displaced by war, daily life is an exhausting struggle--from searching for clean water and food for their families without constant harassment to facing with threats of domestic violence in their own homes.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 82 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
The Philippines Is Deadly for Journalists
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, freedoms, humanrights, news )

Cal
- 82 days ago - globalpost.com
Last year it ranked worse than Syria for unpunished violence against the media.
Is China Entering Its Own Military Quagmire Abroad?
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, china, africa, interesting, news )

Cal
- 86 days ago - theweek.com
Chinese troops are being deployed in a restive, oil-rich region in a far-off continent. What could possibly go wrong?
Which Group Poses a Bigger Threat to US and Europe Than ISIS?
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 87 days ago - jpost.com
New York Times' quotes American officials as saying focus on Islamic State threat has allowed group led by former close associate of Osama bin Laden to go under the radar.
Australia Foils Islamic State Terror Plot to Commit Lee Rigby-Style Murders (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIL, Australia, terrorism, plot, crime, government, conflict, violence, world, freedoms, news, politics )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Security forces in Australia have prevented an alleged Islamic State plot to carry out a filmed beheading of a random person in Sydney "within days" as part of a series of gruesome public executions.
ISIS Video Purportedly Shows Another Journalist Being Held In Captivity (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Great Britain, U.S. prisoner, ISIL, John Cantile, propaganda video, freedoms, government, politics, terrorism, news, interesting, middle-east )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a new video in which a man identifying himself as a British journalist says that he will "show you the truth" about ISIS and how western media is manipulating the public.
Scotland Votes: UK Loses No Matter What the Outcome
World  (tags: Scotland independence vote, UK, world, politics, interesting, news, society )

Cal
- 90 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
A victory for Scotland's independence would mark the largest change to the United Kingdom since Scotland first joined in 1707
According to Yesha Council, 7,500 New Settlers Have Moved Into West Bank in Last Six Months
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, middle-east, violence, news, crime )

Carrie
- 91 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesha said that, back in January of 2014, 374,469 settlers lived in the West Bank and Jerusalem, and that the current number of settlers (382,031) is a 2% increase. It said that the biggest settlement is Beitar Illit settlement, located southwest of...
Put the Children First: Lift the Blockade on Gaza
World  (tags: Gaza Blockade, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, children, education, violence, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 91 days ago - haaretz.com
The opening of the school year in Gaza this week was the most harrowing in living memory. Hundreds of psychologists were on hand at all 252 UNRWA schools to lead a week of counseling for 241,000 students. We began with a roll call to see who was alive...
 

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