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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Iraqi Christians.
World  (tags: world, politics, society, iraq, ISIS, violence, religious persecution, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Whereas much of the nation of Iraq is overrun by the terrorist group know as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and Whereas they threaten all Christians who live under their rule with execution unless they convert to Islam
Antisemitism on Rise Across Europe 'in Worst Times Since the Nazis'
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, europe, anti-semtiism, anti-Semtiism, violence, society, news, humanrights, world )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theguardian.com
Experts say attacks go beyond Israel-Palestinian conflict as hate crimes strike fear into Jewish communities
Israel's Mixed Message on the Threat of Hamas' Rockets
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, rockets, violence, death, interesting, middle-east, politics, news, ethics )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli military spokesman Avichay Adraee tweeted in Arabic to his more than 119,000 followers is that the rockets are 'weak' and a 'failure' and that the threat is exaggerated by Hamas.
CERD to Hear From Tribes About US's Discriminatory 'Unrecognized' Label
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'unrecognized' tribes, US policy towards native americans, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 11 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations' 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) about the discriminatory nature of the United States' label
U.S., Allies Rush Heavy Weapons to Kurds to Fight Militants in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, politics, iraq, ISIS< extremists, genocide, Refugees&Relief, society, conflict, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 15 days ago - latimes.com
The two-pronged U.S. effort is aimed at halting Iraq's slide toward disintegration less than three years after the last U.S. combat troops left.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 9 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
The Islamic State Is Kicking Out Christians
World  (tags: ISIL, religion, religion and politics, world, society, politics, freedoms, middle-east, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 30 days ago - globalpost.com
Sunni militants aren't putting themselves in good historical company with this latest move, which includes marking Christian homes, expelling their owners, and taking everything they own.
Barack Obama: 'America Is Coming to Help'
World  (tags: world, violence, ISIS, iraq, politics, war, death, news, usa )

Cal
- 19 days ago - macleans.ca
U.S. president authorizes airstrikes in Iraq
Asylum Seekers Are Having Abortions to Avoid Raising Children in Australian Detention Centers
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, death, humanrights, society, news, freedoms, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - vice.com
Just imagine having to terminate your pregnancy despite wanting the baby, because you were afraid it would die, face poor healthcare or take its first steps behind bars.
World Bank and UN Carbon Offset Scheme 'Complicit' in Genocidal Land Grabs
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, UN< World Bank, indigenous righgts, world, violence, society, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
The plight of Kenya's Sengwer people shows that carbon offsets generated by 'sustainable' forest management are empowering a corporate recolonisation of the South backed by the World Bank against its own guidelines,
'Terrorist' Caught Attacking Jerusalem Bus With a Digger Before Being Shot Dead By Police
World  (tags: world, politics, society, terrorism, news, israel )

Cal
- 22 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 'terrorist' Palestinian used a digger to mow down and kill an Israeli before overturning a bus on a main Jerusalem street today, Israeli police said.
Bangladeshi Girls Seek Equal Opportunity
World  (tags: world, politics, society, women's rights, Bengladesh, humanrights, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Besides the Empowering Adolescents initiative, other grassroots schemes to educate communities on the rights of women include groups that practice interactive popular theatre (IPT), designed to address social issues at a local level.
Israel Says Hamas Will Pay Heavy Price for More Attacks
World  (tags: war, politics, middle-east, israel, Hamas, Gaza, tunnels, freedoms, interesting, news, world, violence, society )

Cal
- 25 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israel will go on fighting Hamas in the Gaza Strip even after the army completes its core mission of destroying the cross-border tunnels used by Palestinian militants to attack its territory, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said
'Only Stones Remain': Gaza Lies in Ruins
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza destruction, human rights, violence, war, middle-east, news, politics, government, crime, ethics, death, conflict, society, world )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Driving the length of this tiny stretch of land -- 1.8 million Palestinians live on Gaza's 223 square mile -- scenes of devastation are everywhere. The trip from the north to the south of Gaza was only possible during a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Israel: Let Young Palestinians Seek a Higher Education
World  (tags: world, politics, education, humanrights, middle-east, news, israel )

Cal
- 24 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Nearly 65% of Gaza's population is under the age of 25, although many would like to emigrate or study abroad, they're currently restricted.If Gaza universities don't offer the programs students want, they often forgo their academic aspirations altogether.
 

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