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Your Starter Kit for Understanding the Chaos Unfolding in Crimea
World  (tags: Russia, Uraine, violence, politics, world, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 443 days ago - globalpost.com
From Sevastopol to Kharkiv: Here are the 13 terms you need to know to understand what's happening between Russia and Ukraine right now.
Russian Markets Plunge as Putin Tightens Crimea Grip
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', russia, Putin, conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, media, politics, society, violence )

Kit
- 444 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.
Obama Admin. Allows Virulent Anti-Gay Muslim Leader Into US for Money Raising Tour
World  (tags: USA, Obama Administration, Visa, State Dept.- Syria, Sheikh Mohammad Rateb al-Nabulsi, homophobia, hate, murder, killing, Islam, Sharia Law, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, freedoms, middle-east, violence, war, terrorism )

Jay
- 444 days ago - nypost.com
Sheikh al-Nabulsi has publicly endorsed killing of gay people, holy war against Westerners and Jews as well as suicide bombings against Israel, America's only democratic ally in the region. All things that should have denied him a visa to enter the US.
TAKE ACTION NOW! European Union, Catherine Ashton, Herman Van Rompuy: Act on Ukraine. Immediately!
World  (tags: world, politics, news, invasion of Ukraine, russia, humanrights, conflict, violence, war )

Cal
- 445 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, the citizens of European Union and the closest neighbours of the Russian Federation request immediate EU foreign policy makers consultations on the situation in Ukraine.
Ukraine Mobilizes Troops Amid Crisis With Russia
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, russia, Putin, intervention, tyranny )

Cal
- 445 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.
PUTIN ESCALATES IN CRIMEA
World  (tags: military intervention, Russia, Ukraine, crimea, military force, world, violence, politics, europe, news, conflict )

Cal
- 446 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Russia's upper house of parliament on Saturday approved a proposal by President Vladimir Putin to deploy Russian armed forces in Ukraine's Crimea region.
Syria: Islamists Force Christians to Submit to Islam or Die, According to Quranic Law
World  (tags: Syria, Islamists, Qur'an, Jizya, Christians, Churches, Intolerance, humanrights, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, death, freedoms )

Jay
- 447 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Christians were given three options: convert to Islam; remain Christian but pledge submission to Islam; or "face the sword." They opted for the second of those choices, known as dhimmitude & pay non-Muslim tax, remove crosses & no public worship etc .
What Is So Dangerous About Crimea?
World  (tags: Ukraine, Russia, Crimea, politics, diplomacy, world, politics, humanrights, violence, society )

Cal
- 447 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.
Open Shuhada Street - SIGN PLEASE
World  (tags: Hebron, Shuhada street, commercial center, West Bank, Palestine, Israel, settlers, violence, occupation, repression middle-east )

Angelika
- 448 days ago - avaaz.org
Israeli soldiers shot tear gas and rubber bullets at Palestinians peacefully marching to demand access to their main commercial street. Over a dozen were injured or detained. Now they are calling on us to help get key diplomats to visit Hebron to expose>>
Tensions Over Ukraine's Future Are Most Acute In Crimea
World  (tags: world, politics, society, conflict, violence, Ukraine, Russia, EU )

Cal
- 448 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
- 448 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
Human Trafficking Brings Easy Money, Hard Lives For Teenage Girls
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, violence, Human Trafficking, young girls )

Rose
- 449 days ago - sacramento.cbslocal.com
RAMENTO (CBS13) -- Federal investigators say Sacramento is a gateway for human trafficking, and they say victims and their peddlers at are the proof. Video
'Mass Killing' Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine's Yanukovych
World  (tags: Yanukovych, Crimea, Ukraine, mass killings, elections, violence, government, humanrights )

Nancy
- 451 days ago - nbcnews.com
The country's parliament has been passing new laws since Yanukovych left the capital after signing a deal Friday with protesters who demanded early elections and that he step down.
What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller
World  (tags: culture, interesting, New Guinea, Asmat tribe, Michael Rockefeller, disappearance, death, violence, society, world, humans )

Carrie
- 452 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...
Mexico Captures No.1 Drug Kingpin 'Shorty' Guzman By Lizbeth Diaz and Gabriel Stargardter
World  (tags: Joaquin Guzman, Mexican drug cartels, crime, violence, world, humanrights, interesting )

Nancy
- 452 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"The criminal activity Guzman allegedly directed contributed to the death and destruction of millions of lives across the globe through drug addiction, violence, and corruption," Holder said in a statement.

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