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Israeli Leaders Condemn Military Refuseniks as 'Criminal'
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, ethics, dishonesty, Human Rights, freedoms, rights, middle-east, news, government, politics, world, society )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli leaders on Monday condemned members of an elite military intelligence unit as "criminal" for signing a letter last week declaring their refusal to spy on Palestinians, local media reported.
The Fear of Terror Attacks Against Jews and Israelis in Europe
World  (tags: Anti-Semitism, racism, terrorists, terrorism, Muslims, Islam, Europe'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, HumanRights, society, violence )

Ge
- 21 hours ago - jerusalemonline.com
In the wake of the Jewish high holidays, counter-terrorism experts warned of attempted terrorist attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets. For the first time, ISIS was mentioned as a potential threat and the counter-terrorism bureau warned that "foll
Australia: Sydney Hospital Evacuated Due to Fear of Terror Attack
World  (tags: Australia, terrorists, terrorism, ISIS, Muslims, Islam, hospitals, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, society, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 22 hours ago - jerusalemonline.com
After the Australian government raised the terror alert level out of the fear that ISIS will implement terror attacks within the country, the Sydney Police evacuated four hospitals after the warnings were received. The alert level was raised due to the
Remember 'Bring Back Our Girls'? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
World  (tags: 'Bring Back Our Girls', Nigeria, Boko Haram, kidnapping, Human Rights, government, ethics, corruption, crime, violence, world, society, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. More than 270 of the schoolgirls found themselves in the clutches of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Haniyeh Urges Abbas to Go to the ICC to Prosecute Israel
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Abbas, Haniyeh, Human Rights, war crimes, ICC, violence, war, world, society, politics, government, death, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Deputy Head of the Hamas Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, called on the Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, on Thursday evening, to sign the Rome Statute and join the ICC in order to prosecute "the Israeli war criminals".
Israeli Military Demolishes West Bank Dairy Factory Benefitting Orphans Despite Court Appeal
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, dishonesty, destruction, violence, freedoms, corruption, government, politics, middle-east, ethics, news, society, terrorism, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
The factory was built in 2011 with the help of the Kuwait government. Its sole purpose was charity, providing work for graduated orphans, aiding neighboring schools and orphanages with the sum of its revenue, and buying ethically from local farmers who..
It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
World  (tags: activists, world, politics, society, women's rights, women's rightshumans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They've shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
Israel Surveils and Blackmails Gay Palestinians to Make Them Informants
World  (tags: world, society, freedoms, Israel, Human Rights, blackmail, Gay Palestinians, government, ethics, crime, corruption, middle-east, violence, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Israel has sold itself internationally as a gay Mecca. Well here's a new spin on that claim: reports that Israeli intelligence pried into Palestinians' phone calls and internet activity so as to identify and blackmail Palestinian gays and turn them...
Reservists From Elite IDF Intel Unit Refuse to Serve Over Palestinian 'Persecution'
World  (tags: Israel Palestine, Human Rights, IDF, politics, interesting, government, ethics, freedoms, violence, world, society, conflict, crime, death, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - haaretz.com
"We, veterans of Unit 8200, reserve soldiers both past and present, declare that we refuse to take part in actions against Palestinians and refuse to continue serving as tools in deepening the military control over the Occupied Territories."
7-Mile Human Chain Forces Spain to Talk About Catalan Independence
World  (tags: Catalan independence, Spain, world, society, politics, interesting, government, news )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
Nothing says 'we are a nation' like thousands of people holding hands.
Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.
World  (tags: illegal aliens, deportations, Mrxico, US, world, politics, society, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 3 days ago - npr.org
The number of Central Americans reaching the U.S. border has dropped dramatically. According to the U.S. Border Patrol, 60 percent fewer unaccompanied minors were apprehended in August than at the height of the migration crisis earlier this summer.
Europe's Deadly Borders: An Inside Look at EU's Shameful Immigration Policy
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 4 days ago - spiegel.de
Along the frontiers between Spain and Morocco, Greece and Turkey and Hungary and Serbia, the EU is deploying brutal methods to keep out undesired refugees. Many risk everything for a future in Europe and their odysseys too often end in death.
The UK Is Panicking Over Next Week's Scottish Independence Vote
World  (tags: referendum on Scottish independence, UK, nationalism, politics, news, society, world, interesting, government, europe )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
As a 307-year-old marriage teeters on divorce, unionists resort to desperate measures.
Why the West Can't Change Russia's Tune
World  (tags: diplomacy, US_Russia relations, world, society, politics, news )

Cal
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
Analysis: Russia has proved remarkably resilient in the face of growing Western criticism.
Bashar Al-Assad's Pitch for Anti-Isis Pact With West Falls on Closed Ears
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, Syria, usa, isis )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
Cameron's assertion that Syrian president is 'part of the problem, not part of the solution' leaves Assad out in the cold
 

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