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Hong Kong Leader Offers Talks With Protesters
World  (tags: politics, student protests, human rights, Leung Chun-ying, world, Hong Kong )

Nancy
- 78 days ago - msn.com
Hong Kong's embattled leader offered Thursday to hold talks between his government and pro-democracy protesters, but said he will not accept their demand that he resign.
Archaeologists Believe They Found Dracula's Dungeon
World  (tags: death, ethics, humans, interesting, violence, world, society, terrorism, humanrights, israel, crime )

Susan
- 78 days ago - time.com
The dungeon believed to have held Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for the blood-thirsty character, was recently discovered in Turkey Circa 1450, Portrait of Vlad Tepes 'Vlad the Impaler'(c 1431-1476), from a painting in Castle Ambras in the Tyrol.
Iranian Proxy Behind Attacks on Israeli Delegations Gains Influence in Turkey
World  (tags: world, israel, turkey, politics, middle-east, interesting )

Cal
- 79 days ago - jpost.com
The Tawhid-Salam group is suspected of conducting illegal surveillance in Turkey.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 79 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
Human Traffickers Branding Victims With 'Ownership' Tattoos
World  (tags: world, humanrights, gangs, human trafficking victims )

Rose
- 80 days ago - standard.co.uk
Human trafficking gangs are branding their victims with tattoos marking "ownership," a report by the National Crime Agency has revealed. Evidence shows that some victims of human traffickers are "branded like cattle"
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 80 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 80 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 81 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
County Library to Address GMOs
World  (tags: world, gmos, discussions, then a Q and A after )

Rose
- 82 days ago - burlingtoncountytimes.com
WESTAMPTON -- The Burlington County Library at 5 Pioneer Blvd. is offering a free program "GMOs: The Impact on Farmers, Consumers and the Environment" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by the Burlington County Gardeners Association.
Minister: Israel Looking at Ways to Lower Bedouin Birthrate
World  (tags: Bedouin population, Human Rights, polygamy, birthrate, freedoms, israel, world, ethics, government, middle-east, politics, humans, society )

Carrie
- 82 days ago - haaretz.com
Fadi Masamra, director general of the Council of Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, said in response, "From a feminist perspective I support stopping polygamy, but to talk about dealing with the birthrate is insane.
What Every Politician Should Know About GMOs - But Hardly Any of Them Does
World  (tags: conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, genetic engineering, government, HumanRights, politics, society, usa, world )

Kathy
- 82 days ago - gmeducation.org
On both sides of the Atlantic citizens are increasingly concerned about the use of GMOs in farming and food production but their questions and objections are continually ignored by governments and politicians.
Free Anti-Slavery Activist
World  (tags: world, humanrights, free anti slavery activist action )

Rose
- 82 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Mr. Wirat Piyanpornpaiboon, Natural Fruit owner Goal: Don't punish activist for revealing human rights abuses
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 82 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 82 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
 

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