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Simon Ostrovsky Has Been Released
World  (tags: Vice journalist, Simon Ostrovsky, Ukraine, Russia, release, good news, world, government, ethics, conflict )

Carrie
- 18 minutes ago - news.vice.com
VICE News is delighted to confirm that our colleague and friend Simon Ostrovsky has been safely released and is in good health.
Korea, South
World  (tags: South Korea, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 1 hour ago - youtube.com
South Korea is an economic powerhouse and an ally of the United States. Every day you probably use products from South Korea without even realizing it; from cell phones designed by Samsung to cars manufactured by Hyundai.
Prisoners Day
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, middle-east, politics )

Shil
- 8 hours ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
the Palestinian Authority is calling on the international community to punish Israel for imprisoning Palestinians, its own security forces continue to hold hundreds, if not thousands, of Palestinians in prison, some tortured, some without trial.
Why China's Communist Party Is Headed for Collaps
World  (tags: world, politics, china, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, ethics, society )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theweek.com
It might take years or even decades, but the cracks are already starting to show
Blame This Drunken Bear for Vladimir Putin
World  (tags: Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin, Russia Federation, Ukraine, violence, politics, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
As the first president of the Russian Federation after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin's biggest mistake was picking Vladimir Putin as his seventh or ninth prime minister.
American Journalist With Vice News Captured in Eastern Ukraine (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, Ukraine, Russia, Simon Ostrovsky, journalists, safety, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mashable.com
Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, who has been filing a series of compelling video dispatches from Ukraine since early March, was "taken" in Sloviansk, Russian media outlet gazeta.ru reports.
Hold The Wall - Petition
World  (tags: Hold The Wall, Yinka Dene Alliance, First Nations, Northern Gateway Pipeline )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - holdthewall.ca
The Yinka Dene Alliance of First Nations is committed to using all lawful means to stop this devastating project from ever being built through our territories, and has joined with other First Nations to create a powerful and unbroken wall of opposition.
Everest's Sherpas Are Right To Revolt
World  (tags: Mt. Everest tragedy, Sherpas, human rights, culture, death, income, money, politics, corruption, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The death of 16 Sherpas last week on Everest--the biggest single loss of life in the mountain's history--has led to a threatened strike. Why, the Sherpas demand, should they risk their lives, while being excluded from the income generated by the rich,...
Practice for a Russian Invasion: Ukrainian Civilians Take Up Arms
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, right wing politics, Ukraine )

Cal
- 2 days ago - spiegel.de
It remains unclear what Russia might have in store for eastern Ukraine, but nationalist groups are preparing for the worst. The right-wing scene in the country is varied and complex, but one thing is certain: It is attracting an increasing number of follo
*Take Action* - Stop The Secrecy - Trans-Pacific Partnership
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Intenet, Petition, TPP )

Kit
- 2 days ago - stopthesecrecy.net
The TPP threatens to censor your Internet, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights.
Kenya: Natural Unassuming Beauty
World  (tags: Kenya, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Although the country of Kenya is classed as a developing one, it is one of the most developed countries in Africa.
Lebanon's Syrian Refugees: 'An Entire Generation Is Growing Up With PTSD'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Syria, Lebanon, civil war, Refugees&Relief, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
Refugees are everywhere on the streets of downtown Beirut. Women and children in filthy clothes beg for money on nearly every street corner.
Inside the Brutality of Egypt's New Regime: 2,500 Killed, 16,000 Political Prisoners, Torture Allegations Are Widespread
World  (tags: Egypt, brutality, human rights, corruption, government, crime, death, ethics, world, freedoms, humans, interesting, politics, middle-east, violence )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
After a recent CODEPINK delegation to Egypt ended up in deportations and assault, we have become acutely aware of some of the horrors Egyptians are facing in the aftermath of the July 3 coup that toppled Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi.
Saudi Prince Hunts Down 2,100 Protected Birds in 21 Days
World  (tags: endangered birds, crime, corruption, Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al, world, ethics, violence, society )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - salon.com
Prince Fahd, the Instagram celebrity also known as @yolofahd, did some serious damage on a recent hunting expedition, managing during a 21-day killing spree to put a vulnerable species a few thousand deaths closer to extinction.
Save Young Boys From Exploitation in Senegal
World  (tags: humanrights, children, ACTION PLEASE, Boys, exploitation )

Rose
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: President Macky Sall Goal: Stop the exploitation of young boys in Senegalese boarding schools Despite
 

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