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European Parliament Resolution on Recognition of Palestine Statehood
World  (tags: European Parliament, resolution on Palestine statehood, vote Dec.17, 2014, the "Spanish solution", Israel, Palestine, ME, "peace process" )

Angelika
- 2 days ago - europarl.europa.eu
The European Parliament supports "in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two state solution, and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced". The watered down EP resolution.
Police Raid Homes of Anti-Arab Activists, 10 Arrested
World  (tags: Israel, anti-arab activists, arrests )

Barbara
- 2 days ago - haaretz.com
Chairman of ultra right-wing group Lehava among those arrested for incitement; members of the organization were charged this week with arson at bilingual Jerusalem school.
Pakistan in Mourning After Taliban School Attack
World  (tags: violence, terrorism, Pakistan, Taliban militants, murder, school children, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Pakistan held a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students and nine staff at a school in the city of Peshawar in an attack that shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.
Nation Mourns After Sydney Siege Tragedy
World  (tags: Australi, seige, hostages, murder death )

Barbara
- 2 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
The entire nation is mourning as one Australia's most iconic meeting places becomes flooded with floral tributes after two days of unprecedented events.
More Than 126 Killed in Taliban Attack on School
World  (tags: middle-east, Pakistan, talban, school massacre )

Barbara
- 2 days ago - time.com
Pakistani troops are still trying to eliminate the gunmen and rescue students
Needed: 11 Trillion Gallons to Replenish California Drought!!
World  (tags: california, drought, earth, emergency )

Demy
- 3 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Shocking story.. It will likely take decades to get over it! More: ca.gov/drought , www.nbcnews.com/storyline/california-drought
Rights Monitors Slam Russia for Spiraling Attacks on Gays
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, government, Russia, gay rights, homophobia, Putin, hate crimes )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Human Rights Watch sounded the alarm Monday over the rising number of homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin's government for "inaction" and urging a crackdown on hate crimes.
How Islamic State Is Redrawing Mideast Rivalries and Allegiances
World  (tags: GEOPOLITICS, ISI, violence, politics, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thestar.com
Unlikely new friends and enemies are being created in the Mideast as the Islamic State insurgency deepens, blurring the line between uncertainty and hostility.
Jewish Driver Attacked By Rocks Loses Control of Car
World  (tags: Israel, Palestinian terrorism )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Jewish man attacked in Samaria near Shechem evacuated to hospital after terrorists hurl rocks at his car, causing him to crash into a wall.
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Killing of Papuans
World  (tags: violence, human rights, Papuans, Jakarta, Indonesian police, President Widodo, indigenous people, 5 teenagers, society, crime, death )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - us1.campaign-archive2.com
Please email President Widodo, urging him investigate the recent killing of five teenagers and to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice; to end human rights violations in the region and to enter into dialogue with the Papuan people.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students and teachers hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years
Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 4 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Twenty-five years ago the United Nations set up the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty which sets out the political,
Oppose Extreme Anti-Protest Legislation in Spain - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, terrorism, world, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government )

Beverly
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The Spanish government claims that the bill will help ensure public security, but opponents say that it is a clear threat to freedom of speech and limits freedom of expression.
Lima Climate Change Talks Reach Global Warming Agreement
World  (tags: globalwarming, Lima, climate change, talks )

Stephen
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
International negotiators at the Lima climate change talks have agreed on a plan to fight global warming that would for the first time commit all countries to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions.
Survivors Recall Genocide of Amazon Tribe in Brazil
World  (tags: Waimiri-Atroaris, Genocide, violence, Amazon region, Brig. Gen. Gentil Nogueira Paes, indigenous tribe )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - laht.com
The number of Waimiri-Atroaris plummeted from roughly 3,000 in 1972 and to 322 in 1983, according to censuses carried out by the University of Brasilia and the National Indian Foundation.

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