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Make Preventing Violence Against Women An International Priority: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: world, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, terrorism, women's rights )

Beverly
- 17 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Women and girls bear the brunt of insecurity and remain particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation and violence.
Stop Wartime Sexual Violence: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: UnitedNations, violence, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, death, conflict, government )

Beverly
- 17 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Tell the UN to address the ever-growing problem of sexual crimes during civil unrest.
On Turkey Visit, Pope Francis Urges Dialogue in Battling Fanaticism
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, ethics, humans, freedoms, conflict, crime, death, HumanRights, Turkey, pope francis, fanaticism, istanbul, muslim, interreligious, military, fundamentalism, christians, minorities )

Darren
- 19 days ago - nytimes.com
ISTANBUL -- In his first visit as pope to a predominantly Muslim country, Pope Francis said in Turkey on Friday that interreligious dialogue, more than just military action, was required to combat the "fanatacism and fundamentalism" that threaten
Attorney Charged With Having Sex With 14-Year-Old Human Trafficking Victim in His Office
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, violence, charged, Human Trafficking, victim )

Rose
- 22 days ago - foxnews.com
A lawyer has surrendered to Philadelphia authorities on charges that he had sex with a 14-year-old human trafficking victim. District Attorney Seth Williams announced Tuesday that 56-year-old attorney
In Pakistan, Christians and Muslims Stage Protest Demanding Blasphemy Laws Be Stopped
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islam, Muslims, Christians, blasphemy, protest, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, society, violence )

Sabina
- 24 days ago - aleteia.org
During a candlelight vigil held yesterday in Faisalabad, Christian and Muslim religious leaders, activists and normal everyday people stressed that the Pakistani government needed to take "immediate steps" to put an end to the abuses related to the "bl
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 25 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the start of Syria's civil war in March 2011, over 1.2 million Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon, where they now account for almost one-third of the Lebanese population.
UPDATE: Israeli Cabinet Backs Bill Enshrining 'Jewish State' Into Law
World  (tags: Human Rights, Netanyahu, Israel, Arab citizens, violence, society, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, world, corruption )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - rawstory.com
Critics, who include the government's top legal adviser, say the proposed change to the laws that act as Israel's effective constitution could institutionalize discrimination against its 1.7 million Arab citizens.
Why Mexico's Young People Are 'Tired of Living in Fear'
World  (tags: government, Mexico, corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, lies, terrorism, violence, conflict, death, 'Human Rights', corruption )

Dee
- 25 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number 43 means something totally new in Mexico. It's been painted on the banners and faces of thousands of protesters who are angry at the way the government's dealt with the disappearance of 43 students.
Briton Killed in Synagogue Attack: 'He Only Wanted Peace'
World  (tags: Palestinian Terrorism, Israel, violence )

Stan
- 27 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
He emigrated to Israel to be close to the "great men" of the Torah, friends said. But Rabbi Avraham Goldberg, 68, can have had little inkling that his religious devotion to Judaism was to end in horror. T
Hashtags and Holy War: Islamic State Tweets Its Way to Success
World  (tags: war against terror, social media, ISIS, strategy, politics, interesting, conflict, middle-east, violence, world, society, media )

Cal
- 27 days ago - spiegel.de
Ali Soufan, the former FBI agent who was a key figure in the arrest of the mastermind behind al-Qaida's 9/11 attacks, discusses Islamic State's massively successful social media strategy and serious errors made in the war against terror.
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 28 days ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
Urge Compliance With International Law on Torture
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, usa, ACTION PLEASE, torture, law )

Rose
- 28 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge United States to comply with international laws on torture When the United Nations reviewed the United States' statement of compliance regarding torture, they found it lacking. While the United States did state that it would not torture detainees
World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, ethics, middle-east, Egypt, Gaza, Palestinians, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 29 days ago - world.einnews.com
Residents in Gaza's south, and particularly the Sinai border town of Rafah, are being expelled from their homes and having them demolished by dynamite and bulldozers - an expulsion world media has largely shied away from because it is being conducted by
Hamas, Inc. Gazans Suffer, While Their Leaders Continue to Pile Up the Loot
World  (tags: Gaza, PA, Hamas, corruption, terrorism, violence, israel )

Roger
- 30 days ago - tabletmag.com
The idea that hardline Hamas political leaders like Mousa Abu Marzook and Khaled Meshal who order violence in the name of jihad are also canny businessmen who have assembled financial empires that would be the envy of pinstriped businessmen in London
Czech Republic Slovakia: Velvet Revolution at 25
World  (tags: Slovakia, Czech republic, Czechoslovakia, student protests, velvet revolution, Prague, violence, Police, Vaclav Havel, 25 Year anniversary )

Angelika
- 30 days ago - bbc.com
A quarter century ago, on a fairly typical November day, thousands of university students gathered in the Czechoslovak capital, Prague, for a peaceful demonstration to commemorate International Students' Day. The beginning of the end of communist rule.

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