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Turkey's Restrictions on Press Freedoms Just Got Tighter
World  (tags: humanrights, politics, freedoms, Turkey, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, middle-east )

Cal
- 28 days ago - globalpost.com
A new law targeting independent and social media can now make dissent disappear so discreetly that users may not even notice.
In Saudi Arabia, Indonesian Maids Are on Death Row for Sorcery
World  (tags: humanrights, world, Saudi Arabia, women's rights, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 30 days ago - globalpost.com
But after one maid's decapitation, Indonesia has finally won some rights for these slave-like workers.
Report: Missing Flight of 9/11 Style Attack
World  (tags: politics, news, terrorists, Malaysia, flight )

Alexandra
- 31 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Bad at said that the Malaysian plot was being masterminded by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the principal architect of 9/11. He also told the court last week that he believed the Malaysians, including the pilot, were "ready to perform the act".
Crimeans Vote on Union With Russia as Troops Build Up Rapidly By Mike Collett-White and Ronald Popeski of Reuters
World  (tags: Crimean vote, Russian troops, lega referendum?, conflict, politics )

Nancy
- 32 days ago - news.msn.com
At the United Nations Russia vetoed on Saturday the draft resolution drawn up by the United States which called on "all states, international organizations and specialized agencies not to recognize any alteration of the status of Crimea on the basis of...
Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

Kit
- 32 days ago - opposingviews.com
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
Ukraine Cobbles Together An Army as Fears of a Russian Invasion Grow
World  (tags: world, politics, Ukraine, military, Russia, government, news, society, conflict )

Cal
- 32 days ago - globalpost.com
Ukraine really needs an answer to the Russian military amassing just over its border.
Beyond Ukraine: Russia's Imperial Mess
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Russia, Ukraine, Crimea, news, government, conflict )

Cal
- 33 days ago - spiegel.de
Russia's occupation of Crimea has violated international law and created a new crisis among world leaders. Now the EU and the US are fighting over the best means to address Russia's reawakened expansionary ambitions.
Crimean Tatars Fear a Future Under Russia
World  (tags: Crimea, Russia, Tatars, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, violence, society, politics, humanrights, interesting, world )

Cal
- 34 days ago - globalpost.com
Marginalized during centuries of Russian rule, Crimea's indigenous ethnic group is sounding alarm bells about Moscow's intentions.
Israel Watches Warily as Hezbollah Gains Battle Skills in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Hezbollah, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, israel )

Cal
- 34 days ago - nytimes.com
Hezbollah's distracting and costly engagement in the Syrian civil war has offered some practical benefit to Israelis. It has also been a source of foreboding.
G7 Urges Russia to Back Away From Crimea
World  (tags: world, EU, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, G7, politics, violence, society, europe, conflict, government )

Cal
- 35 days ago - macleans.ca
The group of countries released a statement saying Russia should open talks with Ukraine
Syria's Unknown Victims: The Thousands Missing or Dead in Regime Custody
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, death, middle-east, war )

Cal
- 36 days ago - theguardian.com
Among the more than 100,000 dead in the three years since the Syrian civil war began are at least 11,000 disappeared into the Assad regime's custody. But the true number may be much higher,
Ukraine Leaders Vow Not to Cede Land; Russia Tightens Grip on Crimea
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Uktaine, Russia, Crimea )

Cal
- 38 days ago - latimes.com
Leaders of Ukraine vowed Sunday not to cede any part of their nation's territory, even as Russia defended its virtual takeover of the disputed Crimean peninsula and signaled its willingness to act on the result of an upcoming secession vote there.
The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: 'We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy'
World  (tags: violence, war, WWII, loyalty, unusual, Jews, Finland, Russia, Germany, Nazis, humans, interesting, society, world, freedoms, government, ethics, europe, politics )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They fought alongside them, healed them, and often befriended them. But how do Finland's Jews feel today about their uneasy - and little mentioned - alliance with the Nazis?
Crimea's Referendum Plans Are Dividing the Population
World  (tags: Crimea, Russian invasion, referendum, news, politics, society, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 40 days ago - globalpost.com
Although most Russians back the Kremlin's invasion, some are skeptical that joining Moscow will solve their problems.
Crimea: Paramilitaries Shown With Gun to Journalist's Head (TEXT and 3 VIDEOS)
World  (tags: world, Crimea, Russia, violence, rights, freedoms, journalists, paramilitary, ethics, society, politics )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - channel4.com
CCTV footage has been released showing the moment a masked paramilitary holds a gun to the head of a Bulgarian journalist. The shocking scenes played out on the streets of Simferopol, near the parliament building, after a camera crew was told to stop...
 

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