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Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
World  (tags: world, politics, society, funding terrorism, kidnappings, ransom paid to Al Qaeda, ethics )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - nytimes.com
While European governments deny paying ransoms, an investigation by The New York Times found that Al Qaeda and its direct affiliates have taken in at least $125 million in revenue from kidnappings since 2008, of which $66 million was paid just last year.
Tricky Bibi ( 2010 TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Israel, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, lies, human rights, Gaza, violence, war, society, interesting, corruption, United Nations, US, middle-east )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - northerntruthseeker.blogspot.com
This video should have been shown in every home in Israel, then sent to Washington and Ramallah. Banned for viewing by children so as not to corrupt them, and distributed around the country and the world so that everyone will know who leads Israel.
Buddhist Vigilantes in Myanmar Are Sparking Riots With Wild Rumors of Muslim Sex Predators
World  (tags: world, war, society, politics, Myanmar, religion, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The specter of rapacious Muslim men, plotting a slow genocide of Buddhists through sexual conquest, is actually quite old in Myanmar.
The Islamic State Is Kicking Out Christians
World  (tags: ISIL, religion, religion and politics, world, society, politics, freedoms, middle-east, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1 day 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.
'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
- 2 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.
Hamas Kills 160 Palestinian Children, Building Terror Tunnels
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, israel, media, middle-east, palestine, news, politics, iraq, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, vi )

Rahman
- 2 days ago - tabletmag.com
Instead of using money and concrete given to Palestine to build schools and hospitals, Hamas uses that money to build tunnels to terrorize Israelis, and Hamas killed 160 Palestinian children making them build those tunnels. Where is the global outrage?
Hamas' Human Shields Tactics
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, israel, Gaza, media, politics, terrorism, terrorists, Hamas, civilians, world )

Ge
- 2 days ago - honestreporting.com
Palestinians bore their weapons openly, slung over their shoulder, but at least two, disguised as women, were seen walking off with weapons partly concealed under their robes. Another had his weapon wrapped in a baby blanket and held on his chest as
Israel Provoked This War
World  (tags: war, US, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, lies, government, politics, Netanyahu, violence, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - politico.com
Israel's assault on Gaza, as pointed out by analyst Nathan Thrall in the New York Times, was not triggered by Hamas' rockets directed at Israel but by Israel's determination to bring down the Palestinian unity government that was formed in early June.
Hear O Israel,Are You the Israel God Intends?
World  (tags: children, ethics, women, violence, rights, politics, humanrights, israel, middle-east, war, violence, palestine ethnic cleasning )

Abdessala
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
When your armies destroy Palestinian homes, hospitals, schools, Mosques, farms and fruit-trees in order to maintain "no-go" zones: are you the Israel God intends?
Will Gaza Topple Netanyahu?
World  (tags: middle-east, Palestine, Israel, Netanyahu, government, politics, ethics, war, violence, society, corruption, crime, death, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - aljazeera.com
The current Israeli war against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip is a war of choice. It was declared by an Israeli prime minister who sought to undermine a Palestinian reconciliation deal that was never really a threat to his goal of permanent apartheid
Islamic State Tightens Modesty Laws for Women
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, womens rights, women, humanrights, news, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 3 days ago - jpost.com
IS terrorists tell women: Don full-face veils, cover hands and feet, wear loose clothing, don't wear perfume, or face punishment.
Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War With Israel
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, war, Hamas, tunnels, means of war, victims, news, violence, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel -- dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military -- is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
The Roma People's Struggle to Survive
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Roma, discrin=mination, immigration, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 5 days ago - vice.com
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
On Stupidity and War
World  (tags: war, world, violence, human rights, military casualties, civilian casualties, Palestine, Israel, politics, death, ethics, government, crime, conflict )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - aljazeera.com
Prime Minister Netanyahu has boasted of Israel's moral standing and condemned Hamas for targeting civilians. In the last few days, it's the Israeli military that has suffered hundreds of casualties, including 29 soldiers killed, thus far. While on the...
Netanyahu Finally Speaks His Mind
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, UnitedNations, usa, war, ethics )

Eleonora
- 6 days ago - timesofisrael.com
One thing's for sure: Nobody will ever be able to claim in the future that he didn't tell us what he really thinks. He made explicitly clear that he could never, ever, countenance a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank.
 

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