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Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Dies At Age 90
World  (tags: Cuba, Castro, freedoms, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - npr.org
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has died at age 90, according to Cuban state media
Hong Kong Protesters Stand Down After Defying China Controls
World  (tags: freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, conflict, corruption, politics, government, world, violence, society )

Cal
- 25 days ago - bloomberg.com
Hundreds of protesters ended an hours-long standoff with police outside ChinaâEUR(TM)s liaison office in Hong Kong early Monday, following a march opposing an expected decision by China reinterpreting city law in a way that would ban pro-independence activis
Nationalist Settlers, Germany's Far-Right Environmentalists
World  (tags: extremists, Germany, radical ideology, world, politics, government )

Cal
- 32 days ago - worldcrunch.com
They abide by an organic lifestyle and value family above anything else. But that seemingly quaint façade hides a right-wing extremist core that belongs to no political party, association or organization. Critics warn that these fringe groupings in Germa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Aleppo's Children, Now!
World  (tags: children, war, violence, SYRIA, ALEPPO, world, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, ethics, middle-east )

Cal
- 61 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
100 children have been killed in Aleppo since last Friday.
Congress Overrides Obama's Veto On Sept. 11 Lawsuit Bill
World  (tags: world, politics, obama )

Cal
- 64 days ago - npr.org
The override cleared the Senate earlier today, in a 97-1 vote in favor of the override
In a First for Middle East Politics, Christians and Islamists Stump Together
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, government, GoodNews, world, society, news )

Cal
- 72 days ago - csmonitor.com
A major Islamist party in Jordan is fielding four Christians among its list of candidates for Tuesday's parliamentary election. Muslim candidates âEUR" and voters âEUR" are coming out to support them.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, Accused NYC Bomber, Traveled to Pakistan Undetected By U.S
World  (tags: terrorism, society, NYC bomber, security, politics )

Cal
- 73 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Ahmad Khan Rahami was not on terror watch lists that would've alerted authorities to his travel outside the United States.
Decades Later, Afghan Refugees Face Uncertain Homecoming
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, asia, humanrights, news )

Cal
- 77 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Thousands of Afghans are making their way home after years and years living as refugees in neighboring Pakistan. For many of the migrants, their native country is now a foreign place.
Amos Oz: Saying Israel Should Not Exist Is Anti-Semitic
World  (tags: ANti Semitism, Israel, critics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world, middle-east, society )

Cal
- 79 days ago - bbc.com
Speaking in an interview with BBC Newsnight, he said strong criticism of Israel is legitimate, but to argue there should be no Israel "that's where anti-Zionism becomes anti-Semitism".
Argentine General and 28 Others Sentenced to Life for Crimes Against Humanity -
World  (tags: crimes against humanity, Argentina, world, terrorism, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 89 days ago - occupy.com
An Argentine court last week sentenced former General Luciano Benjamin Menendez to life in prison for crimes against humanity committed at secret Dirty War-era detention centers in the late 1970s
The Secretive Tribunal That Corporations Use Against Governments
World  (tags: politics, government, law, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, finance, lies, corruption, world, politics )

Cal
- 93 days ago - pri.org
International corporations have been able to avoid punishment for toxic pollution and worse by appealing to a secretive and little-known international tribunal. ItâEUR(TM)s called the Investor-State Dispute Settlement program, or ISDS
Argentina's Mapuche Community Stands Up to Benetton in Struggle for Ancestral Lands
World  (tags: native rights, society, politics, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 102 days ago - truth-out.org
After a long history of exploitation and death Argentina's Mapuche community is moving back onto its tribal lands facing new violence from Benetton andits minions.
Louisiana Flood: Worst US Disaster Since Hurricane Sandy, Red Cross Says
World  (tags: world, usa, society, politics, nature, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, climate, FLOOD, Louisana, Worst, US, Disaster, Hurricane Dandy, Red Cross, Livingston Parish, natural disaster )

Darren
- 105 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Livingston Parish, Louisiana (CNN)The catastrophic flood devastating Louisiana is now the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy four years ago, the Red Cross said.
Aleppo's Angel: A Nurse's Devotion to Syria's Children
World  (tags: Syria, Aleppo, war crimes, health care for the wounded, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, politics, middle-east, war, violence, society, world )

Cal
- 108 days ago - cnn.com
Only 35 doctors are left to care for the 300,000 residents who remain.
 

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