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This Might Be The Worst Job At An Ebola Clinic
World  (tags: Liberia, Doctors Without Borders, health, ebola, treatment, prevention, children, family, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - msn.com
"This wasn't a job that we planned for anyone to do, but somebody had to do it," he wrote in a post on the Doctors Without Borders website.
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
World  (tags: world, Israel, democracy, dishonesty, ethics, Arabs, Jews, rights, freedoms, power, government, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - globalresearch.ca
Israel's more hypocrisy than democracy. Rhetoric belies longstanding policy. Nothing ahead suggests change. Israel's an ethnocracy. It's polar opposite democracy. Jews alone have power. Arabs have no say. The Law of Return affords it solely to Jews.
Europe Wearies of Netanyahu's Diversions
World  (tags: Europe, Palestine, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, illegal settlement expansion, middle-east, news, violence, world, politics, government, ethics, freedoms, conflict, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Stephens's piece is a full-on attack on Netanyahu for his latest settlement expansion, which guaranteed the passage of the British Parliament's Palestinian state recognition, a monument of bipartisanship in the House of Commons.
London's Terrorists Next Door
World  (tags: London, terrorists, Islamic extremism, world, violence, society, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - macleans.ca
Strolling around these streets on a sunny afternoon last week, it seems scarcely believable that this idyllic example of Britain's social welfare state is also one of the country's worst breeding grounds for Islamic extremism.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Could Iraq's Tribes Provide the Glue That Keeps the Country From Falling Apart?
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, government, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 2 days ago - csmonitor.com
Saddam Hussein tapped Iraq's tribes, which cross geographic and ethnic lines, to bolster his regime. Now some tribesmen are offering to help fend off the self-declared Islamic State.
VIDEO - Short Film: Mads Gilbert and Gaza (on Hamas and 'Terrorists', Israel and Apartheid)   video
World  (tags: Israeli attacks- masacres, Gaza 2014, ethnic cleansing, BDS, end all US AID TO iSRAEL, NOW, apartheid, occupation-colonization of Palestine-Gaz, HumanRights, freedoms, news, terrorism, world, middle-east, media, death, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 2 days ago - youtu.be
Dr. Gilbert contemplates the attacks, what it means to be defined "a terrorist", the united Palestinians, and why peace for all has to begin with Israel ending the suppression of the Palestinian people - and now lift the siege of Gaza.
End Slavery on Cotton Plantations
World  (tags: humanrights, world, action, cotton and slavery )

Rose
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Mr. Lee Dong-Hee, CEO, Daewoo International Corp. Goal: Stop the use of slave labor to process cotton
India's Graves of Cotton
World  (tags: world, news, society, India )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theweek.com
In India's family-run cotton fields, a lethal concoction of debt, drought, and despair has led to a nationwide epidemic of suicide by forlorn farmers
Petition: Stop Cameron's New Fracking Law!!!!!!
World  (tags: David Cameron, Cameron's new fracking law, fracking firms, House of Lords, any substance, pump, drilling, drilling protests, conflict, crime, corruption, europe, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Susanne
- 3 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
The House of Lords has rubber-stamped Cameron's new fracking law. Even worse: the draft was updated to allow fracking firms to pump "any substance" under our homes -- and leave it there! David Cameron wants to change the law so fracking companies can...
ISIS May Have Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: ISIS, chemical weapons, world, politics, war, violence, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic State militant group may possess chemical weapons that it has already used to extend its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to photos taken by Kurdish activists and examined by Israeli researchers.
Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
Norwegian Preteen 'Marrying' 37-Year-Old Man
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, child brides awareness )

Rose
- 5 days ago - hngn.com
Thea, a 12-year-old Norwegian girl, is like many other kids her age; she has hobbies, like riding horses and cooking. But there is only thing that sets Thea far apart from her peers: she is marrying a man old enough to be her father
Human Trafficking for Forced Labour Overtakes Sexual Exploitation for First Time in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, forced labor, trafficking )

Rose
- 6 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The number of cases of human trafficking involving forced labour has surpassed the number involving sexual exploitation for the first time, a charity has said.
 

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