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Child Labour: A Hidden Atrocity of the Syrian Crisis
World  (tags: Syria risis, childlabor, Lebanon, Syria, politics, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, violence, society, middle-east )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
In a conflict that has claimed over 220,000 lives and injured a further 840,000 people as of January 2015, it is sometimes hard to see beyond the death toll.
Lexington Police Charge Man With Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, abuse, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - lex18.com
A man accused of holding a 15-year-old girl against her will faces a long list of charges including human trafficking and rape. Police arrested Walker Wright Jr., 46,d
Leading Credit Card Companies Cripple Backpage.Com
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, Sex trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - polarisproject.org
Polaris praises Visa, MasterCard, American Express for withdrawing from Backpage over ads facilitating sex trafficking
OP-ED: Honduras Under Occupation - Murders, Land Grabs, and Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices'
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, freedoms, usa, news, ethics, humanrights )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
Honduras has endured six years of violence and land grabs after the 2009 US-backed military coup made the country a playground for Hillary Clinton's billionaire friends
Protest From Swedish Foreign Office After Ship to Gaza Hijacking
World  (tags: Ship to Gaza hijacking, Sweden foreign office protest, siege of Gaza, activists Ship to Gaza, Marianne, Palestinian human rights, humanitarian crisis-aid, end the siege of Gaza, BDS, International Waters, world, media, middle-east, news, europe )

Jess
- 2 days ago - shiptogaza.se
Foreign Ministry of Sweden informs they have presented a protest against Israel as a result of the boarding of Ship to Gaza fishing trawler Marianne while travelling through international waters on itâEUR(TM)s way to Gaza.
US-Cuba Ties: Washington and Havana to Announce Embassies
World  (tags: US and Cuban Embassies, government, politics, world )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - bbc.com
The US and Cuba will on Wednesday announce the opening of embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in re-establishing diplomatic ties severed in 1961, a senior US official has said.
US, Cuba Reach Agreement to Open Embassies
World  (tags: government, GoodNews, US-Cuba relations, interesting, world, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - heraldonline.com
The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.
France Prepares Sanctions Against Settlement Policy
World  (tags: Human Rights, world, France, EU, Israel, Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, BDS, sanctions, freedoms, government, politics, news, humans, interesting, middle-east )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - al-monitor.com
France is considering sharp economic measures against Israeli goods and businesses east of the Green Line, and might implement these measures once the agreement with Iran is signed.
Welcome to Israel
World  (tags: Flotilla, Gaza, israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, terrorism, world )

Penny
- 5 days ago - jwire.com.au
I would like to commend the sailors and commanders of the Israel Navy for their determined and efficient action in detaining the passengers on the ship that tried to reach the Gaza coast in contravention of the law. This flotilla is nothing but a de
Rapists Can Go Free in Malta If They Marry Their Victims. Help End This! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', women's rights, crime, ethics, government, politics, violence, world, society, terrorism )

Beverly
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Maltese law reduces the penalties for abduction if the kidnapper states he will marry his victim. If he then marries his victim, he is exempt from punishment.
Marital Rape Is Legal in the Bahamas. Take Action to End It! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: violence, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Womens Rights, death, ethics, freedoms, society, terrorism )

Beverly
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Join with Equality Now in calling for a world where women and girls enjoy equal rights and can live as equal partners in society
New Blackbeards of Malacca Strait: Southeast AsiaâEUR(TM)s Pirates Are Getting Bolder
World  (tags: piracy, asia, politics, society, violence, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - globalpost.com
Much of the petroleum that keeps Asia humming arrives by sea on tankers. But these vessels filled with crude oil arenâEUR(TM)t just plying ordinary waters. TheyâEUR(TM)re plying seas infamous for piracy.
Muslim Child Sex Grooming Is Not Isolated to Non-Muslims, But a Big Problem Facing Vulnerable Muslim Girls
World  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, violence, world, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 6 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
Beyond Rotherham: Muslims are also silent victims of sexual abuse When emphasis is placed on reputation, image and taboo, it can be difficult to access and support vulnerable girls in some Muslim communities.
French Terror Suspect Took Selfie With Beheaded Victim ~ Graphic
World  (tags: France, Islam, Muslims, beheading, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, europe, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
Top suspect Yassine Salhi, a truck driver with a history of radical Islamic ties, as well as his sister and wife remained in police custody in the city of Lyon, a day after he allegedly crashed a truck into a U.S.~ owned chemical warehouse and hung hi
 

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