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Russian Markets Plunge as Putin Tightens Crimea Grip
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', russia, Putin, conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, media, politics, society, violence )

Kit
- 549 days ago - reuters.com
Russia paid a financial price on Monday for its military intervention in neighboring Ukraine, with stocks, bonds and the rouble plunging as President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region.
OP-ED: There Are Encouraging Signs That Some Arab Views of Israel Are Changing
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, israel, society, ARABSTREET, POLLS, OP-ED, conflict, interesting )

Cal
- 550 days ago - globalpost.com
Public sentiment is softening and the power of Israel's military and high-tech capacity is recognized throughout region.
Ukraine Mobilizes Troops Amid Crisis With Russia
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, russia, Putin, intervention, tyranny )

Cal
- 551 days ago - cnn.com
Leaders of a shaky new government in Ukraine were mobilizing troops Sunday amid signs of Russian military intervention in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
What Is So Dangerous About Crimea?
World  (tags: Ukraine, Russia, Crimea, politics, diplomacy, world, politics, humanrights, violence, society )

Cal
- 553 days ago - canadaka.net
Armed men have raised flags over government buildings declaring "Crimea is Russia", while separatist and pro-Ukrainian groups have clashed with each other in the streets.
Tensions Over Ukraine's Future Are Most Acute In Crimea
World  (tags: world, politics, society, conflict, violence, Ukraine, Russia, EU )

Cal
- 553 days ago - npr.org
The Crimean Peninsula has a majority ethnic Russian population. Armed men took over 2 government buildings and raised the Russian flag
U.S. Has Little Leverage To Stop Political Violence In Venezuela
World  (tags: Venuela, political violence, violence, politics, world, society, news, usa, government, freedoms, media )

Cal
- 554 days ago - npr.org
The escalating political crisis in Venezuela has set off alarms in Washington. But there's little the U.S. has been able to do, aside from criticize the jailing of opposition figures or the rising death toll
Tunisia Is Becoming the Lone Arab Spring Success Story
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, interesting, government, society, news )

Cal
- 555 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
The place where the Middle East uprising began adopts a liberal constitution
IT HAPPENED TO ME: I ALMOST BECAME A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, women, Human Trafficking, society, crime, world )

Carrie
- 555 days ago - xojane.com
Recently, the price of fame may have nearly cost me my life, when a man fabricated a broadcasting contract with a major network in order to get me and another media personality to Russia for the Sochi Olympics.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 557 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller
World  (tags: culture, interesting, New Guinea, Asmat tribe, Michael Rockefeller, disappearance, death, violence, society, world, humans )

Carrie
- 557 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
A journey to the heart of New Guinea's Asmat tribal homeland sheds new light on the mystery of the heir's disappearance there in 1961. And secrets, spirits, laws and customs, born of men and women who have been walled off...
INDIA: The Rise of the Hindu Fundamentalists
World  (tags: India, religion, Hindus, Hindu nationalists, power, politics, world, society, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 558 days ago - globalpost.com
Hindu nationalists are about to take control of India. Some of them want to ban books, films and even Valentine's Day.
Ukraine Protesters Take Kiev Without a Shot as Yanukovich Flees
World  (tags: Ukraine, protests, world, politics, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 559 days ago - latimes.com
Ukraine's capital fell into the hands of anti-government protesters Saturday morning.
Has Venezuela Turned Into a War Zone?
World  (tags: Venezuela, protests, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, society, violence )

Cal
- 559 days ago - motherjones.com
Student protesters have filled the streets of many Venezuelan cities for the last two weeks to express their dissatisfaction with the socialist government, the deteriorating economy, and the violence that plagues the country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IMMEDIATE DETENTION AND TRIBUNAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VICTOR YANUKOVICH FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
World  (tags: Ukraine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, world, society, politics, news, government, ethics, death, crime, HumanRights )

Cal
- 560 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The CRIMINAL-FASCIST REGIME of Yanukovich / Putin (Yanukovich's sponsor and instructor) is being established In Ukraine through killing, torturing and persecuting without trial, not only protestors, but mostly PEACEFUL PEOPLE, wearing no more than NATIONA
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Poor Women and Children Unlock Their Potential
World  (tags: world, education, information, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 560 days ago - change.org
Grameen Foundation believes that all of us - even the poorest citizens of our world - can reach our full potential if given access to the right information and resources. Do you agree?

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