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Iran Lawmakers Consider Bill to Protect Transgender People
World  (tags: Human Rights, law, Iran, transsexuals, government, humans, politics, freedoms, society, interesting, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - rawstory.com
A bill that would provide better protection for transsexuals in Iran has been sent to researchers in parliament, the ISNA news agency quoted an official as saying on Tuesday.
Aid for Nepal Is Falling Way Short Amid Concerns for Corruption
World  (tags: Nepal, earthquake relief, corruption, world, society, politics, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 37 days ago - globalpost.com
Nepal is still reeling from a series of devastating earthquakes. People are still living in makeshift tents. And they are still desperate for relief.
Meet Bibi Netanyahu's Refusenik Nephew Who Says That Israel Is An Apartheid State
World  (tags: Refusenik, Jonathan Ben-Artzi, illegal occupation, Israeli forces, apartheid Israel, Palestinian human rights abuses, Christian Science Monitor, Gaza Strip-siege, nakba, media, BDS, Israeli oppression, media, usa, news, europe, middle-east, palestine )

Jess
- 39 days ago - alternet.org
Jonathan Ben-Artzi reveals a perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that is completely missing from the discourse in the U.S.
Court Sentences Egypt's Ousted President Mohammed Morsi To Death
World  (tags: world, Egypt, Morsi, death penalty, violence, society, government, ethics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
An Egyptian court sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsi and over 100 others to death Saturday over a mass prison break during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak and later brought Morsi's Islamist movement to power.
New Field of Mines Is Planted Close to Palestinian Well in Occupied Territory
World  (tags: world, violence, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, water, corruption, crime, government, politics, middle-east, news, humans, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 52 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Abu Shaban Well was recently repaired and rehabilitated by an international organization that also funded a new water tank structure for the use of the Palestinian villagers. Jabour said that the soldiers fenced more than a quarter of a dunam of ...
When the Rohingya Make Headlines, It's Rarely Good News
World  (tags: HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', asia, society, politics, world, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 52 days ago - globalpost.com
Thailand recently cracked down on human trafficking, which meant that the Rohingya Muslims, who are persecuted in Buddhist Myanmar and poor and landless in Bangladesh, had nowhere to go.
Thousands Of Bangladeshi And Rohingya Migrants Are Trapped At Sea ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: world, Refugees & Relief, Human Rights, trapped at sea, migrants, freedoms, crime, death, ethics, news, government, humans )

Carrie
- 52 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Worried that vessels will start washing to shore with dead bodies, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, the United States and several other foreign governments and international organizations have held emergency meetings, but participants say ...
UN Voices Concern Over Israel Decision to Expand 'Illegal' Settlements
World  (tags: illegal settlements, Israel illegal occupation of Palestine, East Jerusalem, ALqUDS, illegal settlement expansions, end the occupation, apartheid-raciBDS, Ban Ki-moon, U.N., Protests Worldwide, media, news, world, europe, africa, usa, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 53 days ago - presstv.ir
"The secretary-general is deeply concerned by recent announcements of plans by Israeli authorities for 900 settlements in East Jerusalem that are illegal under international law
Alberta Election 2015: The Latest Results
World  (tags: politics, Canada, Alberta, interesting, NDP, government, news )

DaleLoves
- 57 days ago - cbc.ca
It's a massive shock that will turn Canadian politics on its head. CBC has projected the NDP will win a majority government in Alberta.
'Indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza Was Top-Down War Plan, Say Israeli Veterans
World  (tags: asault on Gaza-massacres 2014, humanitarian crisis, 'indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza, media, middle-east, news, world, usa, death, crime, HumanRights, terrorism, UnitedNations, israel, europe, africa, asia, china, children, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 58 days ago - commondreams.org
Over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in 'Operation Protective Edge' anonymously testify about acts they committed or witnessed
Distorting the Facts of Occupation: RegavimâEUR(TM)s Attacks on the EU
World  (tags: israel, occupation, settlements, EU, Regavim, East jerusalem, Palestine, International Law, E1 violations, West Bank occupation, illegal settlements, middle-east, news )

Jess
- 63 days ago - 972mag.com
An Israeli settler NGO has accused the EU of illegal building in the West Bank. But the facts âEUR" and its understanding of international law âEUR" just donâEUR(TM)t add up.
Huge Earthquake Kills Hundreds In Nepal, Triggers Everest Avalanche ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: world, Nepal, earthquake, death, humans, Mount Everest, news )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing over a thousand people, causing an avalanche on Mount Everest and leaving a wake of destruction across the broader region.
Suicide Bomb At Afghanistan Bank Kills Dozens, Local ISIS Branch Claims Responsibility
World  (tags: violence, world, Afghanistan, middle-east, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, suicide bomber, conflict, news, death, government )

Carrie
- 74 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.

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