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Crimean Tatars Fear a Future Under Russia
World  (tags: Crimea, Russia, Tatars, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, violence, society, politics, humanrights, interesting, world )

Cal
- 40 days ago - globalpost.com
Marginalized during centuries of Russian rule, Crimea's indigenous ethnic group is sounding alarm bells about Moscow's intentions.
Israel Watches Warily as Hezbollah Gains Battle Skills in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Hezbollah, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, israel )

Cal
- 40 days ago - nytimes.com
Hezbollah's distracting and costly engagement in the Syrian civil war has offered some practical benefit to Israelis. It has also been a source of foreboding.
G7 Urges Russia to Back Away From Crimea
World  (tags: world, EU, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, G7, politics, violence, society, europe, conflict, government )

Cal
- 41 days ago - macleans.ca
The group of countries released a statement saying Russia should open talks with Ukraine
Syria's Unknown Victims: The Thousands Missing or Dead in Regime Custody
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, death, middle-east, war )

Cal
- 42 days ago - theguardian.com
Among the more than 100,000 dead in the three years since the Syrian civil war began are at least 11,000 disappeared into the Assad regime's custody. But the true number may be much higher,
Ukraine Leaders Vow Not to Cede Land; Russia Tightens Grip on Crimea
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Uktaine, Russia, Crimea )

Cal
- 44 days ago - latimes.com
Leaders of Ukraine vowed Sunday not to cede any part of their nation's territory, even as Russia defended its virtual takeover of the disputed Crimean peninsula and signaled its willingness to act on the result of an upcoming secession vote there.
The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: 'We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy'
World  (tags: violence, war, WWII, loyalty, unusual, Jews, Finland, Russia, Germany, Nazis, humans, interesting, society, world, freedoms, government, ethics, europe, politics )

Carrie
- 44 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They fought alongside them, healed them, and often befriended them. But how do Finland's Jews feel today about their uneasy - and little mentioned - alliance with the Nazis?
Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 45 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
A backlash against high-profile women has already begun. Call on David Cameron to take a lead on supporting and protecting women's right in Afghanistan.
Crimea's Referendum Plans Are Dividing the Population
World  (tags: Crimea, Russian invasion, referendum, news, politics, society, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 45 days ago - globalpost.com
Although most Russians back the Kremlin's invasion, some are skeptical that joining Moscow will solve their problems.
Crimea: Paramilitaries Shown With Gun to Journalist's Head (TEXT and 3 VIDEOS)
World  (tags: world, Crimea, Russia, violence, rights, freedoms, journalists, paramilitary, ethics, society, politics )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - channel4.com
CCTV footage has been released showing the moment a masked paramilitary holds a gun to the head of a Bulgarian journalist. The shocking scenes played out on the streets of Simferopol, near the parliament building, after a camera crew was told to stop...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, africa, ethnic cleansing, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 46 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Right now, Anti-balaka militias are carrying out violent attacks in an effort to ethnically cleanse Muslims in the Central African Republic.
Sources: Egypt to Revoke Citizenship of Nearly 14,000 Palestinians Affiliated With Hamas
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Hamas, terrorism, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 46 days ago - jpost.com
Security forces say that Hamas members that became Egyptian citizens have taken part in terrorist attacks.
Israel Intercepts Ship With Weapons Headed to Gaza
World  (tags: politics, world, society, conflict, violence, israel, iran, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 47 days ago - cnn.com
The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.
Sex Trafficking Victims Escaping Captivity
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, violence, freedoms, sex trafficking victims speak out )

Rose
- 47 days ago - click2houston.com
Video of sex trafficking victims speak out
Why Much Of What You'Ve Read About Ukraine Isn't Quite Right, As Explained By Ukrainians
World  (tags: Ukraine, Russia, people, politics, freedoms, rights, government, violence, conflict, ethics )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - thinkprogress.org
With all of the speculation regarding Russia's motives and endless posturing over what's in Ukraine's best interest, the perspectives of those that matter most, actual Ukrainians, seem to get lost along the way.
OP-ED: Why Putin Lies So Easily
World  (tags: Putin, lies, Russia Ukraine Invasion, politics, world, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 49 days ago - theweek.com
The old Soviet Union had a variety of mainstays when they were confronted by the West. Putin's rambling press conference confirmed their salience today:
 

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