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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Godiva: No Child Labor
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', CHILD LABOR, child labor, Godiva, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.greenamerica.org
Please sign our letter to Godiva and Ülker, and their parent company, Yıldız Holding, asking them to purchase cocoa beans that have been made without child labor.
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 4 days 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.
Canada Parliament Shooting: One Suspect Confirmed Dead, City Still Under Lockdown (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Canada, terrorist attack, Ottawa, National War Memorial, Parliament Hill, news, violence, society, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The attack on Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the National War Memorial has left one Canadian soldier and one male suspect dead.
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 3 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
India's Graves of Cotton
World  (tags: world, news, society, India )

Cal
- 6 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
London's Terrorists Next Door
World  (tags: London, terrorists, Islamic extremism, world, violence, society, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 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.
Stop Promoting Child Sex Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, stop promoting child sex trafficking )

Rose
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
t: Backpage.com Goal: Protect underage girls from being trafficked online for sex
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
- 5 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
- 6 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.
Islamic State Militants Allegedly Used Chlorine Gas Against Iraqi Security Forces
World  (tags: Iraqi security forces, war, violence, crime, ethics, violation of international law, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Dizzy, vomiting and struggling to breathe, 11 Iraqi police officers were rushed to a government hospital 50 miles north of the capital last month. The diagnosis: poisoning by chlorine gas. The perpetrators, according to the officers: ISIS/Daesh/ISIL
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
World  (tags: world, Israel, democracy, dishonesty, ethics, Arabs, Jews, rights, freedoms, power, government, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 4 days 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
- 4 days 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.
STOP THE INVASION , STOP THE WAR BEFORE IT WOULD START !!! PLEASE SIGN !!!
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine Crisis, WAR, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 5 days ago - change.org
President of Russia Federation : Vladimir Putin - stop the invasion on Ukraine and order your trops to return back to your country
5-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Hit By Settler Car Succumbs to Wounds
World  (tags: palestine, West Bank, 5 year old girls, Einas Khalil, death, Nilin Asfour )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - maannews.net
Einas Khalil, 5, died after being hit by a car driven by an Israeli settler near the central West Bank town of Sinjil,Israeli police arrived at the scene shortly after the incident and opened an investigation into whether it was deliberate, locals said.
Saudi Terrorism Court Sentences 13 People To Prison Over Al-Qaida Attack Plot On US Forces
World  (tags: U.S. military, Saudi court, AL-Qaida, terrorism, prison sentences, law, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
13 people were sentenced to jail by a Saudi court Tuesday for planning an attack against U.S. forces in the Middle East. A special terrorism court reportedly jailed about 11 Saudi people for between 18 months-25 years, while those hailing from Qatar...
 

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