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WORLDWIDE: March Against Monsanto 2015 Official Press Release
World  (tags: WORLDWIDE: March Against Mondanto 2015 P, 23 May 2015 )

Rosie
- 2 days ago - march-against-monsanto.com
On May 23, 2015, hundreds of thousands of individuals will gather in 38 countries and 428 cities to join the peaceful protest against the Monsanto Company as part of the March Against Monsanto campaign, seeking to raise awareness of dangers surrounding it
Debate: Who Created Jihadi John?   video
World  (tags: Jihadi John, Will Self, Moazzam Begg, Andrew Gilligan, Nesrine Malik, British Muslims, anti-terrorism, Cage, Mohammed Emwazi, Islamophobia, ISIS, Human Rights, civil rights )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - youtu.be
A very interesting, heated debate between 5 people with very different ideas! None endorse Jihadi John & ISIS, but give different perspectives on issues around Islam & Islamophobia. See below for link to "short bites" & discussion of the debate
70 Years Later: Remembering the Norwegian War Sailors
World  (tags: Norway, Norwegian War Sailors, World War II, 70th Anniversary, Liberation )

Brian
- 3 days ago - na-weekly.com
This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII, and May 8th marked the 70th Anniversary of NorwayâEUR(TM)s liberation from the Nazis.
Canada's Plan to Make Boycotting Israel a 'Hate Crime' Is Stupid and Counterproductive
World  (tags: Robert Fisk, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, boycott, Israel, occupied territories, Canada, hate crime, free speech, non-violence, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Boycotting a state for its crimes is a non-violent but potentially powerful way to express moral outrage at a time when political statements fail to represent the anger of voters or have any effect on a state that ignores international law.
Breakthrough in Asian Migrant Crisis as Indonesia and Malaysia Agree to Help
World  (tags: Indonesia, Rohingya, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, Migration )

Judy
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
Two countries agree to offer temporary shelter for thousands of refugees and economic migrants who have been trapped on boats on south-east Asian seas
Kept Afloat By Hope - the Endless Odyssey of the Rohingya
World  (tags: freedoms, asia, government, humanrights, Rohingya, Myanmer, boat people, crisis )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - irinnews.org
Faizal Ahmad* has just spent six months at sea, in an open boat crammed with 450 people, praying that Allah would deliver him to safety and a future free of persecution.
MINNEAPOLIS: Somali Muslim Terror Suspects Used College Loans to Finance Jihad Travels
World  (tags: Minneapolis, college-aged Somali Islamists, fraud )

Beth
- 3 days ago - startribune.com
Two Twin Cities men charged with conspiracy to fight alongside terrorists now face financial fraud charges for allegedly using their college loans to purchase airline tickets to fly to the Middle East.
BBC TV Team Arrested in Qatar for Reporting on Bad Living Conditions for Migrant Laborers Working on the 2022 World Cup
World  (tags: Human rights violations, abuse of migrant workers, Qatar, BBC, arrest of journalists )

Beth
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
Qatar state media planned a government tour for foreign journalists. But they said BBC arrived prior to planned tour for their own labor site visit to see the true conditions without Qatari government whitewashing of the mistreatment of migrant workers
15-Year Old Austrian Islamist School Boy Accused of Intending Railway Bomb Attack to Be Tried May 26
World  (tags: Turkish immigrant Muslim boy planning bo )

Beth
- 3 days ago - thelocal.at
Mertkan G. was arrested in October 2014 when he was 14 and had contacts with supporters of the jihadist group Islamic State and al-Qaeda, a court in his home town Sankt-Pölten where he will be tried said.
Israel Is Rewarded for Its War Crimes, AGAIN!
World  (tags: Israel, war, crimes, munitions, US, state, department, billions, dollars, arms, suppliers )

Sam
- 3 days ago - flightglobal.com
US has approved a massive arms sale to Israel for a variety of munitions including the joint direct attack munition, laser-guided paveway, small diameter bomb, hellfire missile and advanced medium-range air-to-air missile in deal worth $1.9 billion.
Philippines Offers Refuge to Desperate Migrants Trapped on Boats
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, humanrights, philippines, migrants, refuge, world )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
The Philippines has signalled it is ready to take in thousands of migrants who are stranded on AsiaâEUR(TM)s seas, the first country to offer shelter after its south-east Asian neighbours blocked them from entering.
Syria's First Responders Say They Need a No-Fly Zone, But No One Listens
World  (tags: world, violence, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.vice.com
For the second time in as many months, United Nations Security Council members have heard from Syrians working to save civilians from the government's exploding barrel bombs and alleged chlorine attacks, and again were asked to impose measures, includin
Asia Boat Migrants: UN Despair Over Lack of Rescues
World  (tags: boat migrants, Muslims, Rohingya, Bangladeshi, stranded at sea, refugees )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - bbc.com
Thousands of people - mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution and poverty in Myanmar, but also Bangladeshis looking for work - are thought to be stranded out at sea
Petition: Stop Hershey's From Using Palm Oil!
World  (tags: palm oil, Hershey, Asia, North America, South America, palm plantations, tigers, organgutans )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, palm oil is grown throughout Africa, Asia, North America, and South America, with 85% of all palm oil globally produced and exported from Indonesia and Malaysia; but most of the time not using sustainable measures.
Petition: Stop Nabisko / Christie Snacks From Using Palm Oil!
World  (tags: palm, palm oil, palm oil plantation, Nabisco, snack food )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Unfortunately there are some large companies that are destroying trees in order to harvest palm oil.

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