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World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
Minister: Israel Looking at Ways to Lower Bedouin Birthrate
World  (tags: Bedouin population, Human Rights, polygamy, birthrate, freedoms, israel, world, ethics, government, middle-east, politics, humans, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - haaretz.com
Fadi Masamra, director general of the Council of Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, said in response, "From a feminist perspective I support stopping polygamy, but to talk about dealing with the birthrate is insane.
What Every Politician Should Know About GMOs - But Hardly Any of Them Does
World  (tags: conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, genetic engineering, government, HumanRights, politics, society, usa, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - gmeducation.org
On both sides of the Atlantic citizens are increasingly concerned about the use of GMOs in farming and food production but their questions and objections are continually ignored by governments and politicians.
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
Special Feature: Are We Listening to Syrian Women and Girls?
World  (tags: middle-east, Syrian Women, daily struggles, violence, world, war, society, news, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, humans, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - rescue.org
For millions of Syrian women and girls displaced by war, daily life is an exhausting struggle--from searching for clean water and food for their families without constant harassment to facing with threats of domestic violence in their own homes.
The Philippines Is Deadly for Journalists
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, freedoms, humanrights, news )

Cal
- 5 days ago - globalpost.com
Last year it ranked worse than Syria for unpunished violence against the media.
"..But, Don't We Have to Do Something About ISIS?"
World  (tags: IS/IL, USA, Obama, obama administration, war, Syria, Iraq, war on terror, terrorists, Arab World, politics, MIC, imperialism, anti war movement )

Angelika
- 5 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The most frequently asked question I'm hearing, including among people who have been active in opposing U.S. wars, is "but, don't we have to do something about ISIS?" Yes, "we" do. We -people living in this country- do have to send a loud message >>
Mideast Complexities Confound US Coalition Effort
World  (tags: ISISI analysis, diplomacy, regional politics, Sunni vs. Shiite, world, society, politics, middle-east, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 6 days ago - abcnews.go.com
U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has received backing for the principle of reversing the territorial gains of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But getting concrete assistance is another matter, and there is a whiff of lip service about the proceedings.
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
The Islamic State Is Upset With The French Government's New Name For Them (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, French government, world, violence, death, politics, middle-east, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The French foreign ministry released a statement earlier this week referencing the Islamic State group as "Daesh." The new moniker is a transliteration of an acronym of the group's Arabic name "al-Dawla al-Islamiya fi al-Iraq wa al-Sham.
As Bombs Fall in Syria, Britain Inches Toward War
World  (tags: war, world, politics, middle-east )

Cal
- 7 days ago - globalpost.com
Cameron gathers support for strikes against the Islamic State.
Is China Entering Its Own Military Quagmire Abroad?
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, china, africa, interesting, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theweek.com
Chinese troops are being deployed in a restive, oil-rich region in a far-off continent. What could possibly go wrong?
 

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