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Fidel Castro Compares NATO to Nazis, Lashes Out at US
World  (tags: world, usa, nato, middle-east, Fidel Castro, lashes out )

Rose
- 6 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Havana (AFP) - Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance's representatives to the Nazi SS.
More Than Half Of All Syrian Citizens Have Been Forced Out Of Their Homes
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, Syria, children, war, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The United Nations announced on Friday that more than have of all citizens in Syria have had to flee their home during the three year-long civil war with the result being a record three million Syrians housed as refugees around the region.
Ukraine Warns of Europe's Worst Conflict Since World War II
World  (tags: world, politics, war, ukraine, russia )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - finance.yahoo.com
Ukraine warned of an escalating conflict in its easternmost regions as a rebel leader said talks this week may include negotiations for a truce.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Dole: Speak Out for Human Rights Defender Andy Hall
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, HumanRights, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
Andy was brave enough to take on Natural Fruit Ltd, one of the biggest pineapple producers and exporters in Thailand, and reveal the company's abuse of migrant workers. But now Natural Fruit Ltd. is striking back -- hard
Bangladeshi Girls Treated Like Cattle
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, Child sex workers )

Rose
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
Bangladeshi madams are using black market steroids, intended for cows and purchased for less than a cup of tea, to mask the real age of young girls working for sex in brothels.
Monsanto in Ukraine: IMF Loan for Ukraine May Give GMO Giant a Backdoor Into EU
World  (tags: world, GMO's, monsanto, money, Ukraine )

Rose
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Ukraine's bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the continent
Government of Denmark and Faroese Law Enforcement Agency: Release the 14 Sea Shepherd Volunteers -PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Human rights, volunteers, Denmark, Whales, killings, government, violence, world )

Julie
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
We are demanding the immediate release of ALL Sea Shepherd personnel as well as ALL Sea Shepherd physical and intellectual property to include the swift boats, cameras and video recording equipment, all photos and videos that are now in the hands of the
The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
Alarm Over Tourists' Encounters With Uncontacted Indians in Peru
World  (tags: uncontacted tirbes, world, indigenous rights, freedoms, politics, society, world )

Cal
- 2 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Dozens of encounters between uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians, tourists and settlers have been recorded in recent years.
Gaza Revealed a New, More Fascistic, Israel
World  (tags: freedoms, government, israel, middle-east, news, violence, world, Fascism )

Eleonora
- 2 days ago - jfjfp.com
If one credits the numerous first-person reports from Israeli peace demonstrators, to protest Israeli bombardment of Gaza now is to risk attack by right-wing thugs, while the police look on or sometimes help the pro-government attackers.
TAKE ACTION! - Prevent the Establishment of a New Jewish Settlement Near Bethlehem - Please Sign/Share
World  (tags: Israel, Bethlehem, landthefts, Jerusalem, settlement expansion, landgrabs, petition, European Union and European Commission, end the occupation-siege of Gaza, now!, BDS, Combatants for Peace, media, news, UnitedNations, world, blog, HumanRights )

Jess
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the 1,700 dunam area, E2, beside the Palestinian village of Nahla near Bethlehem, the State of Israel is stealing Palestinian farmers' private lands in order to turn them over to settlers.
Syrian Rebels Attack Peacekeepers in Golan Heights
World  (tags: Golan Heights, Syrian rebels, Fijian peacekeepers, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - news.msn.com
The Syrian rebels have seized 44 Fijian peacekeepers and demanded that the 75 Filipinos manning two separate U.N. encampments surrender their weapons, but they have refused.
UN Says 43 Peacekeepers Have Been Seized By Militants in Golan Heights
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, Syria, Syrian rebels, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
It said that another 81 UNDOF peacekeepers were being restricted to their positions in the vicinity of Ar Ruwayhinah and Burayqah.
Kenya Rangers Murder Ivory Poachers: Report
World  (tags: kenya rangers, ivory poachers, murder, elephants, Cover Up, africa, corruption, crime, death, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 3 days ago - fortmilltimes.com
Rangers committed the murders to cover up their involvement with the poachers in killing elephants for their ivory,
Will Middle East Governments Ever Face International Justice?
World  (tags: ICC, Middle East, war crimes, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Human Rights, justice, ethics, government, politics, news, violence, world )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As with any other international body, the ICC and its authority depend on the cooperation of its members. And so far, the track record of the major powers at the ICC suggests that their commitment to seeing perpetrators prosecuted has been lacking.
 

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