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Turkey Descends Into Civil War as Conflict in Southeast Escalates
World  (tags: world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
In southern Turkey a local rebellion has escalated into regional devastation
China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
PETITION - End Sexual Exploitation of Children
World  (tags: children in need, sexual assaults, sexual exploitation of children, sexual harassment, forced to prostitutin, children's rights, ethics, society, politics, protection of the vulnerable, preventions )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - walkfree.org
The last place you should expect to find a child is in a brothel; yet for 17-year-old Phoebe from Kenya, this is her life. Phoebe comes from a poor family. When she dropped out of school, she went in search of a better life - instead she has been...
The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust
World  (tags: Holocuast, politics, remembrance, genocide, bearing witness, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', terrorism, world, society )

Cal
- 4 days ago - aish.com
Father Patrick Desbois has dedicated his life to unearthing unmarked Jewish mass graves in Eastern Europe.
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

Cal
- 19 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
MLK Day: Why on Monday and What Was Stevie Wonder's Role? (Video & Text)
World  (tags: MLK Day, stevie wonder, interesting, media, society, freedoms, humanrights )

Barb
- 21 days ago - usatoday.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday in January every year, and while many people know the day is in recognition of King's birthday, not many are familiar with how the day became a holiday.
Tell Pope Francis It's Time to End Sexual Violence in the Catholic Church ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', abuse, women, children, ethics, society )

Beverly
- 21 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Pope Francis has all the authority he needs to move from words to action and stop further abuse.
'Like Coming Back to Life' Says Child Soldier Who Escaped ISIS
World  (tags: ISIS child soldiers, violence, society, terrorism, politics )

Cal
- 27 days ago - cnn.com
The use by ISIS of child soldiers has been well documented. Last week, for example, a new propaganda video was released featuring an English-speaking child
So Are Living the Syrians, Who Failed to Escape War.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, middle-east, news, society, war, violence )

Pablo
- 31 days ago - clarin.com
Squeezed into tiny rooms, buildings under construction or in rickety trucks. More than 2.3 million homes were destroyed. They lived 7 million people. The last refuge of Abu Zyad, a vendor of cigarettes arrived to the capital in 2012, fleeing the fighting
North Korea Claims to Conduct Hydrogen Bomb Test
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, ethics, conflict, humans, freedoms, Noorth Korea, hydrogen, bomb, seismic, nuclear, Kim Jong Un )

Darren
- 32 days ago - msnbc.com
North Korea claims to have successfully tested a small hydrogen nuclear device. The announcement came after the U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.1 magnitude seismic event on Tuesday night.
Why the Islamic State Is the Minor Leagues of Terror
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, ethics, Islamic State, extremism, terrorism )

Darren
- 33 days ago - middleeasteye.net
It's so much more comfortable to fear extreme Islamist movements than to take in apocalyptic terrors that are clearly part of our own patrimony
'No One Thinks of Us' - Gazans Speak to RT After Israel Destroys 400 Acres of Crops
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, humans, ethics, freedoms, conflict, middle-east, Gaza, Israel, destroy, acres, crops, no-go zone, IDF )

Darren
- 34 days ago - sott.net
More than 400 acres of crops have been destroyed by the IDF near the fence surrounding Gaza, in a lethal no-go zone maintained unilaterally by Israel on the Palestinian side of the border. They say they sprayed pesticides to enable a security operation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Support Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, First Nations, women, crime, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 38 days ago - gopetition.com
Indigenous women make up for 4.3 percent of CanadaâEUR(TM)s female population, 16 percent of female homicides, account for 11 percent of missing women, and 1,200 aboriginal women have been murdered or have vanished since 1980.
ISIS Are The Modern Nazis, And Their Leader Is The New Hitler Preaching Muslim Supremacy...
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, humans, freedoms, conflict, death, ISIS, Nazis, Hitler, Jihad, Muslim )

Darren
- 39 days ago - inquisitr.com
A provocative new report comparing ISIS to the Nazis has been published on The Sun website this week. The piece outlines the similarities between the modern 2015 jihadist death cult and the German far-right party that wrought World War 2 and
 

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