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TAKE ACTION NOW! Build a Memorial to Honor the Workers Who Lost Their Lives Building the Stadiums
World  (tags: world, politics, WORLD CUP, LIVES LOST, MEMORIAL, death, conflict, society )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - change.org
FIFA and the government need to remember that behind this massive event, there are families suffering for the lost of their loved ones
Israel Confirms Soldier Missing as Bombardment of Gaza Continues
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, missing soldier, violence, government, politics, news, middle-east, world, war )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israel has confirmed that one of its soldiers is missing after a deadly battle in Gaza, as airstrikes continued to pummel a wide range of targets in the enclave and diplomatic efforts intensified in a bid to end the fighting.
Israel's Wars of Choice Push Its Politics Further to the Right
World  (tags: Israel, right wing, politics, government, violence, war, conflict, middle-east, ethics, death, crime, corruption )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Since 1982, Israel has engaged in seven additional wars of choice with its neighbors, with its current assault on Gaza being the seventh. Because these wars have aimed to achieve substantial change in the governance of its neighbors' polities, I call...
Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees
World  (tags: world, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
The conditions for refugees "are quite bad" in Spain, which is why "98 percent of Syrians" move on to other countries where they may have relatives or believe there are better facilities and economic assistance, especially France, Germany or Sweden.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
For Netanyahu, Gaza War's Risks Are Rising
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, Palestine, war, violence, death, ethics, politics, news, world, crime )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
It was Netanyahu's own calls for vengeance on Hamas after the murder of three Israeli teens in the West Bank last month that set the stage for a Gaza operation without clearly defined and attainable strategic objectives.
Israel-Palestine: This Is How It Ends ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, corporate investments, petition, Israel, Palestine, violence, war, world, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, society, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
To the CEOs of ABP, HP, Veolia, Barclays, Caterpillar, and G4S: "In the wake of the terrible violence unfolding in Israel-Palestine, we, citizens from around the world, are deeply concerned about your companies' continued investment in companies and...
MH17: World's Anger at Russia Grows as Bodies Pile on to Train at Crash Site
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, conflict, urssia, MH 17 handling, ukraine, Putin )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Experts fear clues as to why Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down could be lost for ever as chaos at scene persists
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fair and Honest Media Coverage
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, media, ethics, violence, news, israel, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 2 days ago - honestreporting.com
Media coverage of the Middle Est conflict in Gaza has too often been slanted by omissions and bias reporting by media organizations.
The Botched Assassination Attempt That Binds Israel and Gaza's Warring Leaders
World  (tags: politics, Israel, Palestine, Hamas, violence, conflict, ethics, crime, government, middle-east )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - vanityfair.com
Before Benjamin Netanyahu tried to cripple Hamas, he, in fact, attempted to assassinate its leader. But in botching the operation, the Mossad created bitter enmity between the two men at the center of the conflict.
Does Haiti Need Tourism? Or Does It Need Justice?
World  (tags: Haiti, tourism, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - spiegel.de
Human rights attorney Mario Joseph and Tourism Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin are both trying to improve Haiti, but they are following radically different paths. The one wants justice, the other wants tourism.
Malnutrition Hits Syrians Hard as UN Authorises Cross-Border Access
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, syrian conflict, Syrian refugees, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Gaunt, haggard Syrian children begging and selling gum have become a fixture in streets of the Lebanese capital; having fled the ongoing conflict, they continue to be stalked by its effects.
Russia Isn't An Immutable Force
World  (tags: world, society, diplomacy, Putin, obama, diplomatic relations, global concerns, analysis government, politics, news )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
News analysis: Will the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 prompt Western countries to confront the actions of one man?
Malaysian Plane Downing: Will It Change Course of Ukraine Conflict?
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict in Ukraine, tragic plane crash, crime, violence, news, war, interesting )

Cal
- 5 days ago - csmonitor.com
The downing of a Malaysian passenger plane by a suface-to-air missile over rebel-held Ukraine would seem to be a game-changer in the conflict. But security analysts hold out little expectation that will be the case
Where Did Ukraine's Rebels Get the Missile Launcher That Allegedly Shot Down the Malaysia Airlines Plane?
World  (tags: Russian missiles, Ukraine, Malaysian Flight 17, violence, crime, death, ethics, politics, terrorism )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - newrepublic.com
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but immediate reports say that the airplane was grounded by a Buk surface-to-air missile system. The Buk, developed by the Soviet Union in 1979, has remained widely in use throughout the former...
 

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