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Dhaka Attack: Bangladesh Says Some Hostages Freed as Troops Storm Cafe
World  (tags: violence, world, news, conflict, terrorism )

Elaine
- 386 days ago - theguardian.com
More than 100 Bangladeshi commandos have stormed a cafe in the diplomatic quarter of Dhaka attempting to free 20 or more people taken hostage by gunmen half a day earlier.
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
- 393 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
The UN's Damning Report on Israel and Torture: The Desperate Case of Palestinian Youth in the Occupied Territory
World  (tags: Human Rights, UN, Israeli-state-terrorism, Israeli Occupation, Palestinian youth, violence, society, crime, death, ethics, conflict, children, middle-east, news, government )

Carrie
- 400 days ago - salon.com
A recent report by the UN Committee Against Torture puts into stark relief the absurd situation we are now in, with Israel chairing a committee that is responsible for, among other things, calling attention to Israel's violations of human rights.
Tiananmen Square: 27 Years On
World  (tags: china, news, violence, freedoms, interesting, humanrights )

M
- 414 days ago - bbc.com
It has been 27 years since the massacre in Tiananmen Square, China. BBC Rewind takes a look back at the event...
The Children's Trail: How Europe Copes With An Influx of Young Refugees
World  (tags: children, Refugees&Relief, society, world, news, humanrights )

AWAY AWHI
- 441 days ago - csmonitor.com
One Afghan boy overcomes tragedy in a tale of resilience and Austrian hospitality.
Rousseff Marks May Day By Expanding Brazils Anti Poverty Aid
World  (tags: May Day, public housing, poverty-aid, Brazil, democracy, coup d'etat, 1964 coup, Washington, D.C., politics, economy, democracy, Michel Temer, USA, President Rousseff, impeachment, military dictatorship, news, propaganda, media, government, election )

Jess
- 447 days ago - telesurtv.net
Rousseff pledged to increased government funding to the Bolsa Family program and promised a new wave of public housing
Three Dead, Dozens Injured in Blast at Chemical Plant in Mexico
World  (tags: Mexico, Petrochemical, news, world )

Frans
- 458 days ago - reuters.com
A massive explosion rocked a major petrochemical facility of Mexican national oil company Pemex in the Gulf state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring dozens more, and pumping a cloud of noxious ...
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Postcard From Palestine!
World  (tags: Government Minister, Matthew Hancock, Civil Rights activists, u.k., U.K. government, BDS, Palestine, postcard from Palestine, illegal occupation of Palestine, freedoms, media, news, U.K. Parliament, U.K.Prime Minister, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Jess
- 482 days ago - act.palestinecampaign.org
Send a postcard from Palestine to the Government Minister who went all the way to Israel to announce he was giving away our democratic rights
Glenn Greenwald: Is It A Coup? What Is Happening in Brazil Is Much Worse Than Donald Trump
World  (tags: President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, Corruption, Petrobras, Latin America, U.S.A., impeachment, coup, DemocracyNow, media, news, world, violence )

Jess
- 484 days ago - democracynow.org
Brazil is facing its worst political crisis in over two decades as opponents of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attempt to impeach her on corruption charges
Critics Aghast at 'Disgusting Speech' Clinton Just Gave to AIPAC
World  (tags: abuse, americans, elections, government, media, news, israel, palestine, government )

Cheryl A.
- 488 days ago - commondreams.org
"Democratic presidential candidate speech praises "everything that is bad about Israeli policy and U.S. imperialism." Doesn't she know that the United States is the accomplice to Israel's mass murder in Palestine? Peace.
Video Shows Execution of Palestinian in Jerusalem ~ VIOLENT VIDEO
World  (tags: world, violence, human rights, Israel, Palestine, society, freedoms, news, politics, government, death, ethics, conflict, middle-east )

Carrie
- 519 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The video shows a Border Police officer shooting at the man, who falls to the ground. Then several other heavily armed officers shoot dozens of bullets into the body of the man as he lies on the ground and as passersby hurry away from the scene.
How to Make Filthy Water Drinkable
World  (tags: science, news, discovery, children, Water, Ted, Talk, humans, ethics, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, protection, habitat, suffering )

Mari
- 531 days ago - ted.com
TED Talk Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable
UN Seeks $ 750 Million to Educate Syrian Refugee Children
World  (tags: world, politics, GoodNews, Syrian refugees, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 547 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.

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