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A Half Billion More for WHAT? ACTION
World  (tags: government, violence, war, money, politics, usa, Syria )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
President Obama has requested another half a billion dollars to arm and train "appropriately vetted" fighters in Syria to help them kill better.
The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About
World  (tags: ethnic cleaning, Burma, Myanmar, muslims, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, conflict, terrorism, politics, humanrights, society, death, ethics, world )

Cal
- 25 days ago - takepart.com
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, their leaders tortured and killed. Is this what democracy in Burma was supposed to look like?
TAKE ACTION NOW! World Leaders: Recognise the Independence for KURDISTAN
World  (tags: world, society, politics, middle-east, Kurds, free Kurdistan )

Cal
- 13 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The separation of Kurdistan from Iraq dosen't only benefit the Kurds but also Iraq, the Middle East and the World Community - the solution to the Kurdish problem is a free independent Kurdistan
These Hippies Are Camping in the Forest to Rid Scotland of Its Nukes
World  (tags: world, politics, no nukes, activism, uk, scotland, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - vice.com
On the banks of Gare Loch, on the west coast of Scotland, a bunch of anti-nuke hippie peaceniks are taking on the might of the British armed forces and its nuclear submarines by living in camper vans
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
- 3 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
4 Absurdly Harmless Acts Now Criminalized By Thailand's Military Rulers
World  (tags: Thailand, resistance, junta, law, absurb law, violence, society, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics, government )

Cal
- 23 days ago - globalpost.com
In junta-run Bangkok, even sandwiches can be interpreted as threats to the state.
The Saudi Chemist Sparking Fears of 'Invisible' Bombs on Transatlantic Flights
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, ISIS< jihadists, bomb maker, security, war, middle-east, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 17 days ago - theguardian.com
Experts believe al-Qaida bomb-maker could be working with Isis - and that jihadists with western passports might target planes
The Lives of Second-Generation Holocaust Survivors
World  (tags: childrenof Holocaust surivvors, education, never again, world, Holocaust, lessons of the Holocaust, education, violence, society, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theweek.com
As the last of those who lived through the Holocaust move into their late 80s and 90s, their descendants are stepping into the roles of torchbearers and educators
LIVE BLOG: Search for Israeli Teens Ends in Tragedy
World  (tags: israel, Hamas, teen deaths, politics, world, violence, middle-east, news, children )

Cal
- 20 days ago - jpost.com
Follow all the latest updates on the aftermath of the discovery of the bodies of yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel here.
Aid Donors Announce Investigation Into Tribal Evictions in Ethiopia
World  (tags: forced evictions, Ethiopia, corporate greed, indigenous rights, governemnt indifference, world, politics, violence, society, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 22 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Representatives of some of Ethiopia's biggest aid donors have announced that they will send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
The Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Pakistan
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, Pakistan, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - vice.com
Roughly half a million people have been displaced by the Pakistani government's military offensive into the tribal area of North Waziristan, and all signs show that the crisis will only worsen in the coming days and weeks
TAKE ACTION NOW! Paraguay: The Avá Guaraní Have a Right to Their Land!
World  (tags: world, society, politics, indigenous rights, Refugees&Relief, violence, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 14 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The Avá Guaraní have been driven from their ancestral land twice in recent weeks by the juggernaut of intensive livestock farming and industrial soy cultivation. Please support the Y'apo community and call on the Paraguayan government to stop the deforest
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Bullfighting Culture in Spain.
World  (tags: Torture, bullfighting culture in Spain, activists, abuse, world, violence, women, sadness, politics, murder, internet, culture, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, europe, violence, treatment, prevention )

Kelly
- 6 days ago - change.org
To protect the bulls and live their life in peace. Torture has no place in the human society. If you are on the bull's shoes what will you do??? What will you think?? What will you feel if you are being tortured in front of the jeering crowd,
Russia Isn't An Immutable Force
World  (tags: world, society, diplomacy, Putin, obama, diplomatic relations, global concerns, analysis government, politics, news )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
News analysis: Will the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 prompt Western countries to confront the actions of one man?
Israel Accepts Truce Plan; Hamas Balks
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, hasmas, israel, cease fire, society, middle-east, conflict, news )

Cal
- 6 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Israel on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza after a week of non-stop fire, but the Islamist militant group appeared to reject the deal, saying it had not been consulted on its terms.
 

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