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'Only Stones Remain': Gaza Lies in Ruins
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza destruction, human rights, violence, war, middle-east, news, politics, government, crime, ethics, death, conflict, society, world )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Driving the length of this tiny stretch of land -- 1.8 million Palestinians live on Gaza's 223 square mile -- scenes of devastation are everywhere. The trip from the north to the south of Gaza was only possible during a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire.
Hamas' Human Shields Tactics
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, israel, Gaza, media, politics, terrorism, terrorists, Hamas, civilians, world )

Ge
- 18 hours ago - honestreporting.com
Palestinians bore their weapons openly, slung over their shoulder, but at least two, disguised as women, were seen walking off with weapons partly concealed under their robes. Another had his weapon wrapped in a baby blanket and held on his chest as
Islamic State Tightens Modesty Laws for Women
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, womens rights, women, humanrights, news, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
IS terrorists tell women: Don full-face veils, cover hands and feet, wear loose clothing, don't wear perfume, or face punishment.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
Help Me to Give a Pound of Organic Cotton!
World  (tags: ethics, world, humans, asia )

Anteater
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please, sign the petition to help me earn 5000 butterfly credits to help a farmer grow a pound of cotton.
Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War With Israel
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, war, Hamas, tunnels, means of war, victims, news, violence, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel -- dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military -- is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
The Roma People's Struggle to Survive
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Roma, discrin=mination, immigration, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 3 days ago - vice.com
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
On Stupidity and War
World  (tags: war, world, violence, human rights, military casualties, civilian casualties, Palestine, Israel, politics, death, ethics, government, crime, conflict )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - aljazeera.com
Prime Minister Netanyahu has boasted of Israel's moral standing and condemned Hamas for targeting civilians. In the last few days, it's the Israeli military that has suffered hundreds of casualties, including 29 soldiers killed, thus far. While on the...
FAA Lifts Ban on US Flights to Ben Gurion Airport
World  (tags: world, war, politics, israel, middle-east, news, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ynetnews.com
American aviation administration says it will continue closely monitoring the situation as US Airways resume flights to Israel.
Vladimir Putin's Awkward, Hypocritical Relationship With Separatists
World  (tags: Putin, hypocrisy, diplomacy, morality, ethics, brinksmanship, world, russia, Ukraine, MH17 )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As Russia continues to pump guns and fighters into a conflict that is destabilizing not only Ukraine, but now all of Europe as well, Putin's government hardly has the ability to claim the moral high ground.
MH17 Crash: Did Russia Pull the Trigger? Ukraine Says Yes
World  (tags: MH17, tragedy, responsibility, russia, Ukraine, separatists, world, politicsdeath, media )

Cal
- 5 days ago - cnn.com
Did a Russian fire the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17? That depends on who you ask.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Build a Memorial to Honor the Workers Who Lost Their Lives Building the Stadiums
World  (tags: world, politics, WORLD CUP, LIVES LOST, MEMORIAL, death, conflict, society )

Cal
- 5 days ago - change.org
FIFA and the government need to remember that behind this massive event, there are families suffering for the lost of their loved ones
Israel Confirms Soldier Missing as Bombardment of Gaza Continues
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, missing soldier, violence, government, politics, news, middle-east, world, war )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israel has confirmed that one of its soldiers is missing after a deadly battle in Gaza, as airstrikes continued to pummel a wide range of targets in the enclave and diplomatic efforts intensified in a bid to end the fighting.
Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees
World  (tags: world, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
The conditions for refugees "are quite bad" in Spain, which is why "98 percent of Syrians" move on to other countries where they may have relatives or believe there are better facilities and economic assistance, especially France, Germany or Sweden.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 6 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
 

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