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London's Terrorists Next Door
World  (tags: London, terrorists, Islamic extremism, world, violence, society, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - macleans.ca
Strolling around these streets on a sunny afternoon last week, it seems scarcely believable that this idyllic example of Britain's social welfare state is also one of the country's worst breeding grounds for Islamic extremism.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
India's National Gold Medalist Tortured For Being a Witch In Modern Day Witch Hunt
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, ethics, europe, HumanRights, news, violence, abuse, culture, freedoms, rights, religion, women )

Niki
- 1 day ago - inquisitr.com
Woman is tied up and viciously beaten after being accused of being a witch in one of many modern day witch hunts targeting women and children.
ISIS May Have Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: ISIS, chemical weapons, world, politics, war, violence, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, ethics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic State militant group may possess chemical weapons that it has already used to extend its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to photos taken by Kurdish activists and examined by Israeli researchers.
Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters
World  (tags: world, war, violence, middle-east, iraq, ISIS, women in battle, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
In the battle for Kobani, Syria, Kurdish women warriors are said to terrify ISIS.
My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord
World  (tags: Afghanistan, women, female warlord, Bibi Ayisha, Commander Pigeon, violence, war, society, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - newrepublic.com
She held her machine gun against her bosom like a bouquet of roses. A few girls dressed in bright loose tunics holding AK-47s stood at her side, with ammo wound like gold pythons about their necks. "Hot chicks with AKs," Sharif remarked.
British Parliament to Vote on Recognition of Palestinian State on Monday
World  (tags: UK, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, Palestinian State, Human Rights, freedoms, world, politics, government, ethics, conflict, war, violence, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The UK broached the idea of acknowledging a Palestinian state by vote after Israel declared its largest settlement expansion yet at the close of summer.Just as the war between Israel and Gaza was cooling, Israeli officials announced tenders for settlement
How Two French Girls Were Lured to Jihad Online
World  (tags: conflict, violence, jihad, France, syria, girls, terrorism )

Naoko
- 7 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, FRANCE - On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf.
Obama: Press Turkey to Stop Massacre of Syrian Kurds ACTION
World  (tags: violence, ISIS, Kurdish people, Kobane, Staffan de Mistura, human rights, world, conflict )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Press reports indicate that ISIS fighters have captured half of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane, near the Syrian border with Turkey. UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has warned that 12,000 or so civilians still in or near Kobane, including 700...
OP-ED: Sooner or Later, Hezbollah Will Push Lebanon Over the Edge
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 7 days ago - now.mmedia.me
Hezbollah is aggressively putting out the message that it is willing to heat things up on the border
Hundreds Join Missouri Protest of Police Shootings
World  (tags: death, humanrights, violence, usa )

Naoko
- 8 days ago - mainichi.jp
Hundreds of demonstrators stood within touching distance from officers in riot gear late Friday before dissipating at the start of what was expected to be a weekend of protests over the 2-month-old death of Michael Brown and other fatal police shootings t
UN Envoy Calls on Turkey to Prevent Srebrenica-Style Massacre in Kobani
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, middle-east, Turkey, Kobani, kurds, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, death, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 8 days ago - globalpost.com
While much of the population has already fled the Islamic State offensive, 500-700 mostly elderly people are still sheltering in Kobani.
In Turkey, Kurdish Anger, Fear Grow as Militants Advance in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Kurds, Turkey, Syria, ISSI, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, news, government )

Cal
- 9 days ago - latimes.com
In Turkey, the fate of Kobani has sparked waves of protests among ethnic Kurds, a substantial minority in the country. Many Kurds accuse the government in Ankara of collusion with Islamic State...
 

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