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Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
Nine-Year-Old Sex Slave Is Made Pregnant By 10 ISIS Militants Raping Her Says Aid Worker
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, humans, children, crime, conflict, death, abuse, crime, Crimes against Women )

Darren
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Female Yazidi held prisoner by ISIS, suffered horrific sexual abuse Victims include girl, nine, who is now 'pregnant by her abusers' Earlier this week, ISIS released 216 Yazidi prisoners in northern Iraq
The UN Desperately Needs Funds to Help Manage a Boko Haram Refugee Crisis
World  (tags: BOko Harum, politics, terrorism, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, freedoms, Refugees&Relief, world, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.vice.com
Already facing daunting financial shortfalls across nearly all of its humanitarian operations, the United Nations has issued an urgent call for $174 million to protect and assist 192,000 refugees who have fled the Nigerian Islamist insurgency Boko Haram.
PLEASE SIGN: End the Blockade on Gaza Now
World  (tags: Gaza siege Human Rights, PETITION, humanitarian crisis, U.S., europe, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, UnitedNations, media, news, middle-east, world, usa, children, palestine, violence, war, freedoms, death, politics, society, europe )

Jess
- 8 days ago - change.org
Letter to The International Community - Demand an end to the illegal Israeli blockade
Kobane's Kurdish Heroes Are Looking for Political Payback From the West
World  (tags: Kurds, sovereignty, seeking independence, freedoms, politics, world, war, society, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.vice.com
Sinam Mohamad, a leader of the rebel coalition now governing Kobane and other Kurdish regions of Syria, embarked on a diplomatic offensive, traveling to the US where she met with State Department officials in Washington.
UN Warns Situation in Damascus Refugee Camp Is 'Beyond Inhumane'
World  (tags: politics, war, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, world, news )

Cal
- 11 days ago - theguardian.com
Palestinians refugees in Yarmouk starving and injured as aid is cut off amid intense fighting between Isis extremists and Syrian rebels
How Saddam Hussein's Former Military Officers and Spies Are Controlling Isis
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, violence, war, world, ISI< interesting, conflict, government, society )

Cal
- 13 days ago - world.einnews.com
Isis defectors say the deposed Iraqi dictator's former officers and security agents are leading the group in Iraq and Syria
Rob Nicholson: Mohamed Fahmy Can Get New Passport When Egypt Clears Him For Travel
World  (tags: Canada, Egypt, Mohamad Famhy, passport, trial, ethics, government, politics, terrorism )

Lynn
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson was accused Thursday of incompetent, disgraceful conduct for not agreeing to issue Mohamed Fahmy a new Canadian passport while he awaits trial in Egypt.
In the Iran Talks, Does a Missed Deadline Matter?
World  (tags: Iranian nuclear program, Iran talks, politics, obama administration, levarage, deadlines, Arab nations, geopolitics, alliances, north Africa, USA, Stratfor analysis )

Angelika
- 15 days ago - stratfor.com
Ironically, the US congressmen vehemently threatening more sanctions are working in Iran's favor in this stage of the negotiating process. The more effort the US team has to put into keeping Iran at the table, the more leverage Iran has in the talks.
Yemen: Airstrike on Camp Raises Grave Concerns
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, war, Refugees&Relief, ethics )

Cal
- 16 days ago - hrw.org
The airstrikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition that hit a displaced personsâEUR(TM) camp in northern Yemen on March 30, 2015, raised grave concerns about violations of the laws of war
TAKE ACTION NOW! Investigate Disappearances and Killings of Colombian Citizens
World  (tags: world, politics, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Investigate disappearances and mass killings of innocent Colombians.
Hezbollah V. ISIS, A Showdown Looms In Lebanon
World  (tags: Hezbollah vs. ISIS, Lebanon, Lebanon politics, world, violence, society, politics, war, conflict, middle-east )

Cal
- 20 days ago - worldcrunch.com
There's a 140-kilometer strip of land on top of the mountains just north of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley that marks the border with Syria. It's here that ISIS has dug in, appropriating a remote corner of Lebanon where the terror group has accumulated militants
Arab States Should "Strike" Gaza Like Yemen, Says Advisor to Mahmoud Abbas
World  (tags: Human Rights, suffering, ethics, middle-east, Palestine, Gaza, Arab States, crime, government, humans, politics, freedoms, violence, corruption, conflict )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Arab states have a duty to "strike those who have violated legitimacy with an iron fist, regardless of the place, time or circumstances, beginning with Palestine," said Mahmoud al-Habbash, religious affairs advisor to PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
What You Need To Read To Understand The Crisis In Yemen
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, war, violence, government, politics, world, interesting, humans, Houthi Rebels, Yemen, ISIS, Sunnis, Al Qaeda, middle-east, ethics, death, conflict, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The rapidly escalating crisis in Yemen continues to bring chaos to the country as forces of the Shiite Houthi militia drive south in an aim to take the port city of Aden. Their advance has forced President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to flee from Aden to ...
Uniting Christian and Muslim Women in Nigeria Is Imperative to Build a Bridge Toward Peace
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, society, africa, women, religion, news )

Cal
- 24 days ago - globalpost.com
Building alliances across religious differences means forgiving and loving an enemy.
 

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