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11 Parents of Nigeria's Abducted Girls Die
World  (tags: Nigeria, abducted girls, parents are dying, Chibok, Boko Haram, Islamic extremists, Abubakar Shekau )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
"One father of two of the girls kidnapped just went into a kind of coma and kept repeating the names of his daughters, until life left him," said Bitrus.
U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis
World  (tags: Guatemala, Honduras, Child Migrants, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inter American Development Bank, CAFTA, NAFTA, poverty, child refugees, Mexico, privitazation )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - democracynow.org
Economic policies driven by U.S.-funded lending organizations like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, along with CAFTA and NAFTA has increased poverty and other policies have increased corruption.
The Islamic State Is Kicking Out Christians
World  (tags: ISIL, religion, religion and politics, world, society, politics, freedoms, middle-east, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
Sunni militants aren't putting themselves in good historical company with this latest move, which includes marking Christian homes, expelling their owners, and taking everything they own.
Poland Trolls Putin
World  (tags: apples poland putin )

Ashley
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Russia is no longer importing fruit from Poland. Poland is a major apple exporter. People now are posting pictures of themselves eating apples, in a jab at Putin. I think it is hilarious. There is even a FB page called Eat Apples to Annoy Putin
'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
- 5 days 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.
Israeli Professor Proposes Raping Women
World  (tags: Israel, Israeli, Professor, rightwing, right, wing, Mordechai, Kedar, rape, raping, women, Arab, mother, sister, morality )

Sam
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
A professor and researcher for a right-wing Israeli think tank suggested in an interview earlier this month that raping Arab women was the only way to deter suicide bombers.
Islamic State Tightens Modesty Laws for Women
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, womens rights, women, humanrights, news, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 6 days 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.
ANALYSIS: This Time, Gaza Fighting Is 'Proxy War' for Entire Mideast
World  (tags: world, society, politics, war, middle-east, isrel, Arab States, proxy war, Snni vs. Shia, MuslimBortherhood, conservative Arab states, iran )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Unprecedented--Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia are seen as supporting Israel's crackdown on Hamas
Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
World  (tags: world, politics, society, funding terrorism, kidnappings, ransom paid to Al Qaeda, ethics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
While European governments deny paying ransoms, an investigation by The New York Times found that Al Qaeda and its direct affiliates have taken in at least $125 million in revenue from kidnappings since 2008, of which $66 million was paid just last year.
Anti-Jewish Slogans Return to the Streets in Germany as Protests Sweep Europe
World  (tags: Gaza war, anti-semitism in Germany, Europe, anti-smeitism, world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, israel, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
perhaps nowhere are the deeds of protesters sparking more discomfort than here in Germany, where the most radical protest chants are rattling through the streets of Berlin like disturbing ghosts of the past.
The Whole World Is Lying Except Israel!
World  (tags: IDF, lies, war, crimes, against, humanity, PR, Israel, illegal, occupation, army, civilians, killing, UN, workers, bombing, bombarding, shelling, hospitals, schools, handicapped, facility, facilities, elderly, women, children, Gaza, Palestine, Palest )

Sam
- 3 days ago - idfblog.com
Misinforming the Israelis! The Israelis are not that stupid as to believe what the IDF is telling them, but their effort to lie and mislead is mindboggling. Usually politicians lie to cover for the army, but here they are in lockstep.
Israel Provoked This War
World  (tags: war, US, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, lies, government, politics, Netanyahu, violence, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - politico.com
Israel's assault on Gaza, as pointed out by analyst Nathan Thrall in the New York Times, was not triggered by Hamas' rockets directed at Israel but by Israel's determination to bring down the Palestinian unity government that was formed in early June.
Anti-Semitism on the March: Europe Braces for Violence
World  (tags: anti-semitism, religion, hatred, violence, 1938 Kristallnacht )

Beatrice
- 5 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Thousands of police are being deployed in cities across Europe with Berlin alone deploying 1,500 police officers in a response and authorities in Paris have sought to ban outright marches planned for this weekend. The protests have triggered warnings
Israel's Mixed Message on the Threat of Hamas' Rockets
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, rockets, violence, death, interesting, middle-east, politics, news, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli military spokesman Avichay Adraee tweeted in Arabic to his more than 119,000 followers is that the rockets are 'weak' and a 'failure' and that the threat is exaggerated by Hamas.
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
- 6 days 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.
 

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