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The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
Alarm Over Tourists' Encounters With Uncontacted Indians in Peru
World  (tags: uncontacted tirbes, world, indigenous rights, freedoms, politics, society, world )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Dozens of encounters between uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians, tourists and settlers have been recorded in recent years.
Kenya Rangers Murder Ivory Poachers: Report
World  (tags: kenya rangers, ivory poachers, murder, elephants, Cover Up, africa, corruption, crime, death, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - fortmilltimes.com
Rangers committed the murders to cover up their involvement with the poachers in killing elephants for their ivory,
Volcanoes In Iceland And Papua New Guinea Are Freaking People Out All Over The World Right Now (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Iceland, Papua New Guinea, volcanoes, aviation alert, world, humans, news, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Two volcanoes half a world apart are causing havoc today: Several flights have been diverted around an eruption in Papua New Guinea, and authorities in Iceland briefly put aviation on highest alert (again) owing to a temperamental Mount Bardarbunga.
In Gaza, Palestinians Celebrate Resistance and Credit It With 'Victory'
World  (tags: world, violence, war, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, resistance, society, freedoms, conflict, middle-east, government, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
"This ceasefire is no act of generosity from Israel. Do not mistake it for such. This is a victory fought for through resistance, resilience, and strategic calculations. Israel were pushed into a position where to be accepted by their people, they had...
Obama Blames Russia For Violence In Ukraine; Calls Moves 'Incursion'
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, violence, world, war, society, iraq, crime, corruption, conflict )

Wild
- 2 days ago - npr.org
President Obama blamed Russia for the violence in Ukraine and said its "incursion" into the former Soviet state will only carry additional costs. "Russia has deliberately and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,
Leading Jewish Organization Celebrates Israeli Settlement Products
World  (tags: society, middle-east, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, dishonesty, ethics, illegal settlements, violence, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The article is all about wine from the Judean Hills around Jerusalem. At least one of the vineyards is in the West Bank, in the illegal settlement of Psagot (and others vaguely alluded to are in the Golan); but the article doesn't refer to settlements.
Italy Steps Up Security Over Alleged ISIS Plot to Kill The Pope
World  (tags: Italy, Pope Francis, ISIS, security, death threat, violence, news, society, world )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Earlier this week, the Roman newspaper Il Tempo published a disturbing report that Francis is "in the crosshairs" of ISIS for "bearing false witness" against Islam.
U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, violence, world, usa )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
U.S. intelligence officials tracking American fighters believe that at least 140 of them have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq so far. They say the number of U.S. passport-holders now in the fight has more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Gazans Celebrate as Officials Confirm Open-Ended Cease-Fire
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, ceasefire, violence, world, war, conflict, freedoms, government, society )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
he deal comes after seven weeks of fighting in Gaza that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians and 69 Israelis. Although details of the agreement remain unclear, they are widely reported to include an easing of the seven-year Israeli-Egyptian economic...
In Occupied Bil'in, There Is No P in PTSD
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, West Bank, Human Rights, fear, violence, middle-east, society, humans, news, sadness, rights, children, family, safety, ethics, freedoms, violence, war )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Although the scale of suffering and loss pales compared to Gaza -- where more Palestinian children have been killed in the past seven weeks than in the last five years combined - violence in the West Bank lurks at a low burn.
Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society )

Cal
- 6 days ago - npr.org
Libya's political crisis deepened today when the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government, leaving the country with two rival Parliaments and leaders, each with their own armed supporters.
Bangladeshi Girls Seek Equal Opportunity
World  (tags: world, politics, society, women's rights, Bengladesh, humanrights, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 7 days ago - ipsnews.net
Besides the Empowering Adolescents initiative, other grassroots schemes to educate communities on the rights of women include groups that practice interactive popular theatre (IPT), designed to address social issues at a local level.
Disunited Kingdom: Scotland's Separatists Cling to Hope
World  (tags: world, ethics, europe, freedoms, politics, society )

Cal
- 7 days ago - macleans.ca
After centuries of uneasy union, Scotland will vote on independence next month. The end of Great Britain may be closer than we think.
The Men Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, middle-east, politics, society, violence, terrorists )

Kit
- 8 days ago - newyorker.com
The voice of Foley's black-hooded executioner is heard in the video; he appears to have a British accent. This has alarmed many in the United Kingdom, including its security services, which have become increasingly aware that they have a problem-->
 

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