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Auschwitz 70th Anniversary: Survivors Mark Camp Liberation
World  (tags: world, politics, Auschwitz, never forget!, anti-Semitism, genocide, humanrights, society, death, crime )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - bbc.com
About 300 Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.
Anti-Austerity Syriza Party Sweeps to Election Victory in Greece
World  (tags: Europe, government, Greece, Greece Austerity, humans, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Ben
- 3 hours ago - smh.com.au
Athens, 26JAN2015: Greece's leftwing Syriza looks set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives in Sunday's national elections.
Say It Like It Is
World  (tags: dishonesty, government, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, terrorism )

Hilary
- 3 hours ago - nytimes.com
Never a fan of global conferences to solve problems, Thomas Friedman had a visceral reaction to the Obama administration's Summit on Countering Violent Extremism for Feb 18. He doesn't want his taxes to pay for this.
Europe Determined to Prevent Israeli Settlement Policy
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, Israel, U.S., Israel, Palestine, UN, illegal settlements, settlement expansion, politics, government, ethics, corruption, freedoms, violence, society, conflict )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Netanyahu has created a system of appropriating vast funds for settlement construction, in an almost clandestine way, through the Finance Committee of the Knesset. This was exposed and objected to by Labor Knesset member Stav Shaffir.
Greece's First Radical Left Prime Minister Sworn in
World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, Greece )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Tieless and eschewing the traditional religious swearing-in ceremony, but with a surprise coalition deal in the bag and a sanguine international reception, radical left leader Alexis Tsipras took over Monday as austerity-wracked Greece's new prime ministe
Hezbollah Seeks Revenge But Not War Over Israeli Strike
World  (tags: Israel, Iran, Lebanon, Hezbollah, violence, ethics, government, politics, freedoms, news, middle-east, conflict )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
The question hanging over an already tense region, now, is how will Hezbollah respond? The timing of the air strike and the caliber of those killed leaves its leaders feeling compelled to retaliate if they are to maintain any degree of deterrence ...
Alleged ISIS Video Claims Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa Was Executed, Issues New Demand
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Japan, Haruna Yukawa, death, sadness, politics, middle-east, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Members of the Islamic State militant group circulated an online video on Saturday claiming they have executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. The Japanese government is trying to verify the video, Japanese state TV said.
Top Anti-GMO Scientists Band Together in Film Exposing Threats and Secrecy | Minds
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, humans, society, safety, politics, government, freedoms, education, rights, violence, culture, environment, destruction, healthconditions, humans, protection, ecosystems, dishonesty, illness, health, disease, diet, research, ris )

Kevin
- 2 days ago - minds.com
"Looking for a some mind-expanding entertainment? Check out Scientists Under Attack: Genetic Engineering in the Magnetic Field of Money, a film by german director Bertram Verhaag. "
Philippines Embraces Free Birth Control Despite Opposition From Catholic Church
World  (tags: womens' rights, Philipines, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
Catholic Church (VIDEO) Half of all pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic Philippines are unintended. But that may change as the country begins to roll out its new reproductive health law.
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Salman Is New Ruler
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, usa, Saudi Arabia )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.
Jaafar Awad Released, Moved to Al-Ahli Hospital After Severe Illness, Large Fine
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Jafar Awad, illness, freedoms, middle-east, ethics, society, crime, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli authorities on Wednesday evening released a sick Palestinian prisoner who was being held at Ofer detention center, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society said.
U.S.-Cuban Officials Meet In Cuba To Re-Establish Relations
World  (tags: US-CUba relations, diplomacy, normalization of relations, world, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
Diplomats are in Cuba this week for talks with high-level representatives from the communist government. The talks, which begin Wednesday, are the first official discussions in decades.
Palestinian Killed By Israeli Police During Negev Funeral
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, freedoms, Israeli police, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, politics, government, news, society, violence, conflict )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli police entered the funeral ceremony, despite an agreement with Rahat municipality to stay clear of the area, and fired plastic bullets and tear gas at mourners as Raed Salah was delivering a eulogy.
Utopia - Breaking the Great Australian Silence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, discrimination, abuse, Aborigines, australia, culture, world, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
Several recent events in Australia have served to again highlight how little the peoples and cultures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island nations feature on the national radar.
There Is No Pride for Jews in the State of Israel
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, world, violence, Charlie Hebdo tragedy, Netanyahu, politics, government, ethics, crime, death, interesting, news, humans, society )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Furthering his ceaseless campaign to leave no Jewish victim of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy unexploited, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently proclaimed at a birthright "mega event" that "Israel is the only place you can proudly proclaim ...
 

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