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WhoâEUR(TM)s Afraid of a Feminist Foreign Policy?
World  (tags: Sweden, Saudi Arabia, arms trade, status of women )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
Margot Wallström came under fire from Saudi Arabia for her comments on the countryâEUR(TM)s treatment of women.
The Christian Tragedy in the Middle East Did Not Begin With Isis
World  (tags: Armenian genocide, Christians, Middle-east, Ottoman empire )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
A hundred years on from the Armenian genocide, and a Christian minority is again suffering
Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
Working Class Hero - John Lennon   video
World  (tags: John Lennon, Working Class Hero, video, workers, power to the people )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Theres room at the top they are telling you still But first you must learn how to smile as you kill If you want to be like the folks on the hill.
Nigeria: Abducted Women and Girls Forced to Join Boko Haram Attacks | Amnesty International Canada
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, conflict, death, violence, war, crime )

Alice
- 2 days ago - amnesty.ca
At least 2,000 women and girls have been abducted by Boko Haram since the start of 2014 and many have been forced into sexual slavery and trained to fight, said Amnesty International on the first anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok school girls.
Nigeria Abductions: Chibok Girls Remembered One Year on
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, Nigeria, Chibok girls, captivity, abduction )

Zoe and A
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
Nigeria abductions: Chibok girls remembered one year on
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
How the World Mourned Abraham Lincoln âEUR" The Atlantic
World  (tags: lincoln, lincoln assassination, martyr, end of slavery, anti-slavery societies, hero, working class hero, lincoln and karl marx, mourning )

BMutiny
- 3 days ago - theatlantic.com
He'd be the last casualty of a war that cost some 750,000 American lives - more than all other American wars combined, and among the deadliest wars of its century. Telegraph and steamships slowly spread the news around the world, an outpouring of grief
PEACE & PLANET CALL FOR THE TOTAL ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
World  (tags: Nuclear weapons, non-proliferation, global call )

Teresa
- 3 days ago - diy.rootsaction.org
We call upon the parties to the NPT to use the 2015 Review Conference to immediately, without delay, develop a timetable to ban and eliminate all nuclear weapons.
Conservative Rabbis Condemn Prime Minister Netanyahu Over Divisive Racist Comments
World  (tags: The Rabbinical Assembly, the association of Conservative/Masorti , condemnation, racism, Netanyahu, israel, rights, Palestinians, Arabs, discrimination )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - failedmessiah.typepad.com
The Jewish people have been subject to political persecution and vilification for over 2,000 years. It is for this reason, among others, that when the State of Israel was founded, it committed itself to the equality of all of its citizens.
To Mikhail Gorbachev Please Initiate A World Peace Conference - Petition
World  (tags: Mikhail Gorbachev, World Peace Conference, petition, end drone warfare, deploying troops, bombing, destabilizaton )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - diy.rootsaction.org
Such a conference should seek an end to the practices of bombing, of murdering by drone-warfare, and of deploying troops anywhere in the world. There must be an end to the destabilization of entire countries for the purpose of controlling them.
Peace Instead of NATO - For a World Peace Conference - Petition
World  (tags: Peace Conference, non violent, NATO, Eastern Europe, Ukraine, U.S., petition )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - weltfriedenskonferenz.org
Context in German but a brief summary is: Initiate a world peace conference for the international coordination of nonviolent resistance to highly dangerous U.S. and NATO actions in Eastern Europe, Ukraine, and elsewhere.
What Happens in Kirkuk Could Determine the Future of Iraq
World  (tags: Kurds, ISIs, future of Iraq, Kurdish sovereignty, world, conflict, middle east )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
The people of Kirkuk have largely welcomed the peshmerga and the security theyâEUR(TM)ve brought. But the question of whether Kurdish forces should remain there permanently is more controversial.
Sued for Saving Lives!
World  (tags: Uruguay, smoking, bans, lawsuits, Big Tobacco, petitions )

Freya
- 5 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for having some of the best anti-smoking laws in the world, and thereâEUR(TM)s a good chance it could win, unless we strengthen the fight in court.
 

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