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Iran: Leading Muslim Cleric Tortured, Near Death for Criticizing Political Islam
World  (tags: Iran, Political Islam, Ayatollah, Torture, Rape, Poison, Prison, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, death, freedoms, government )

Rob and J
- 317 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
He is presently serving the eighth year of an 11-year sentence handed down to him by the Islamic Republic's courts for advocating the separation of state & religion inside Iran. He has endured the rape of his spouse in front of other family members
Exclusive: Swiss Study Says Polonium Found in Arafat's Bones
World  (tags: Yasser Arafat, Palestine, death, crime, poison, middle-east, politics, violence, world, news )

Carrie
- 408 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Swiss scientists who conducted tests on samples taken from Yasser Arafat's body have found at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive polonium in his remains.
E-Hell on Earth: Where the West's Electronics Go to Die
World  (tags: africa, children, electronics, pollution, poison, poverty, corruption )

Judith
- 423 days ago - gizmodo.com
While American consumers clamor for the latest and greatest in consumer electronics, our older digital devices are inundating and poisoning a generation of children in Ghana.
Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning in France
World  (tags: Poison, Monsanto, GUILTY, corruption, society )

Barbara
- 1040 days ago - in.reuters.com
A French court on Monday declared U.S. biotech giant Monsanto(MON.N) guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, a judgment that could lend weight to other health claims against pesticides.
Aid Groups Say Lead Poisoning Has Killed 400 Children in Nigeria
World  (tags: Aid groups, lead, poison, children, Nigeria )

Anna
- 1536 days ago - edition.cnn.com
As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.
India's Toxic Liquor Tragedy
World  (tags: Mehmadabad, India, society, illegal alcohol, illegal breweries, toxic, deaths, poison )

Dee
- 1988 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
More than 100 people have died in India's Gujarat state after drinking toxic illegal alcohol. Why did this tragedy happen? The story of India's latest toxic liquor tragedy begins in Mehmadabad, a semi-industrial suburb in western Gujarat state.
Efforts to Crack Down on Lead Paint Thwarted By China, Bush Administration
World  (tags: china, children, bush administration, poison, lead )

Pretty
- 2678 days ago - mcclatchydc.com
WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration and China have both undermined efforts to tighten rules designed to ensure that lead paint isn't used in toys, bibs, jewelry and other children's products.
   

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