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The Hungriest Places on Earth
World  (tags: society, hunger, health, diet, humanrights, world, news, ethics )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - globalpost.com
The average American will eat 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. In other countries, most people will eat less than half that in a single day, and many will eat much, much less.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 40,000 Maasai Nomads Are Being Kicked Off Their Ancestral Land By a Luxury Safari Company.
World  (tags: corporate land grabl africa, indigenous righs, native rights, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, world, society, conflict )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
Turkey President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men
World  (tags: Turkey, Society, Womens' Rights, Islamic Values )

Stan
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said women cannot be treated as equal to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood.
In Pakistan, Christians and Muslims Stage Protest Demanding Blasphemy Laws Be Stopped
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islam, Muslims, Christians, blasphemy, protest, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, society, violence )

Sabina
- 3 days ago - aleteia.org
During a candlelight vigil held yesterday in Faisalabad, Christian and Muslim religious leaders, activists and normal everyday people stressed that the Pakistani government needed to take "immediate steps" to put an end to the abuses related to the "bl
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the start of Syria's civil war in March 2011, over 1.2 million Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon, where they now account for almost one-third of the Lebanese population.
UPDATE: Israeli Cabinet Backs Bill Enshrining 'Jewish State' Into Law
World  (tags: Human Rights, Netanyahu, Israel, Arab citizens, violence, society, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, world, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Critics, who include the government's top legal adviser, say the proposed change to the laws that act as Israel's effective constitution could institutionalize discrimination against its 1.7 million Arab citizens.
Why Isn't A Possible Lynching in NC National News? ACTION
World  (tags: Lennon Lacy, North Carolina, lynching?, crime, society, children, family, human rights, federal investigation needed )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - dailykos.com
On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina (population 1,750). Lennon Lacy was African American.
Hashtags and Holy War: Islamic State Tweets Its Way to Success
World  (tags: war against terror, social media, ISIS, strategy, politics, interesting, conflict, middle-east, violence, world, society, media )

Cal
- 6 days ago - spiegel.de
Ali Soufan, the former FBI agent who was a key figure in the arrest of the mastermind behind al-Qaida's 9/11 attacks, discusses Islamic State's massively successful social media strategy and serious errors made in the war against terror.
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 7 days ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
Critics Say Britain Is Losing Its Fight Against Radical Islamism
World  (tags: UK, radical Islam, fighting radicalism, politics, world, society, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - globalpost.com
A look at the UK's troubled history of countering extremism.
Pushing the Voice of Syrian Women For a New Future
World  (tags: war, violence, society, politics, Syrian women, Syria violence, middle-east, israel, interesting )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ipsnews.net
For most Syrian women, the war has been a disaster. For some, it has also been liberating.
Wahhabis to Destroy Prophet's Birthplace Home
World  (tags: corruption, crime, Saudi, Mecca, Islam, middle-east, society )

Sabina
- 11 days ago - islamicvoiceofturkey.com
The site in Mecca where the Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) have been born is about to be "buried under marble" and replaced by a huge royal palace. The work is part of a multibillion-pound construction project in the holy city which has already resulted in the
Legal Vacuum Fuels Conflicts Over Water in El Salvador
World  (tags: world, politics, society, water )

Cal
- 14 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rural communities and social organisations in El Salvador agree that the lack of specific laws is one of the main hurdles to resolving disputes over water in the country.
AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal Communities Rally Against Land Grab
World  (tags: actibvism, Aborigines, land grabs, Australia, world, society, politics, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 16 days ago - greenleft.org.au
About 300 Aboriginal people and supporters from around NSW rallied against legislation being pushed through state parliament that threatens the land rights of coastal Aboriginal communities.
IRAN: RELIGIOUS SUPERSTITION AND THE SUFFERING OF INNOCENTS | Please Act!
World  (tags: Iran, freedoms, crime, death, government, society, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, dogs, ethics, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, humanrights, violence, world, PETITIONS )

Back
- 16 days ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
Iranian government on-going actions of butchering dogs are no longer a secret and people worldwide are horrified at the cruelty being perpetrated against companion animals and the Iranian people who defend them. Speak up for the voiceless beings!
 

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