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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Starvation in South Sudan
World  (tags: world, politics, HUNGER, SOUTH SUDAN, South Sudan, violence, society, humanrights, conflict, africa, ethics )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
South Sudan is facing a hunger crisis if the world does not act now. Due to a savage war that has displaced hundreds of thousands, food security in South Sudan is teetering on the verge.
U.S. Urged to Push World Bank on Human Rights Safeguards
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, loans, World Bank, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, government, ethics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rights advocates and community leaders, together with some U.S. lawmakers, are urging the United States to take a more robust role in pushing the World Bank to explicitly incorporate human rights into policies that dictate how and when the bank can engage
Iraq: Don't Legalise Forced Child Marriage - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Iraq, forced child marriage, law, humanrights, society, children, sexual slavery )

Angelika
- 2 days ago - walkfree.org
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote on legalising forced child marriage. We must act urgently -- tell them to vote "no" to the Jaafari Personal Status Law now.
Scotland, Please Don't Go
World  (tags: politics, news, society, Scottish independence from the UK, UK, freedoms, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - globalpost.com
As Scottish support for independence grows, the English scramble to woo back their northern neighbors.
US Authorises South Sudan Conflict Sanctions
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, crime, death, africa, politics, society, violence, war )

Kit
- 10 days ago - bbc.com
US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorising sanctions against anyone aggravating the conflict in South Sudan.
End Extreme Poverty By 2013? - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Poverty, European Elections, society, politics, government )

Angelika
- 12 days ago - act.one.org
We're asking the European Union to honour its promises on providing aid for the world's poorest, and to make governments and businesses transparent and accountable. Put fighting extreme poverty on the agenda during this year's European elections.
Egyptian Doctor: Stop Exploiting Palestine as Wedge Against Jewish Israel
World  (tags: Muslims, Islam, Palestinians, Israel, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 14 days ago - youtube.com
Dr. Tawfiq amide is an Egyptian doctor and also has a master's degree in psychology. In his youth was a Muslim radical terrorist organization and joined the islmsti-El 3 Al islamia, along with Dr. Ayman al zaaouri, who later became Deputy to bin Laden
Palestinians Dream of Destroying Israel, Peace Treaty or Not
World  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, usa, conflict, corruption, death, israel, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, Islam, Muslims, peace, lies )

Ge
- 14 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry may be able to force Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, under threats and pressure, to sign a "framework agreement" with Israel. But as this week's rally of hatred in the Gaza St
Herzog and Jordan's King Abdullah Talk Mideast Peace in Amman
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, news, israel, peace talks, world, society )

Cal
- 14 days ago - jpost.com
The Leader of the Opposition was the first Israeli to meet the king since IDF soldiers killed a Jordanian judge earlier this month.
Famed Syria Crusader Castle Survives Fierce Battles
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, war, Syria )

Cal
- 23 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The army seized the medieval fortress on Thursday after fierce fighting in the nearby village of Al-Hosn in central Syria, routing rebels who had captured it in July 2011.
Turkey Downs Syria Military Jet 'in Airspace Violation'
World  (tags: conflict, governments, humanrights, middle-east, politics, Syria, Turkey, media, society, violence )

Kit
- 23 days ago - bbc.com
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says its armed forces have shot down a Syrian military jet which had violated its airspace.
Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

Kit
- 30 days ago - opposingviews.com
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
Ukraine Cobbles Together An Army as Fears of a Russian Invasion Grow
World  (tags: world, politics, Ukraine, military, Russia, government, news, society, conflict )

Cal
- 30 days ago - globalpost.com
Ukraine really needs an answer to the Russian military amassing just over its border.
 

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