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No More Job Killing Trade Agreements - Petition
World  (tags: TPP, petition, race to the bottom, unelected bureaucrats )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - secure.ourfuture.org
They are at it again. Unelected bureaucrats meeting behind closed doors making decisions costing tens of thousands of good jobs. We should have learned our lesson by now. Bad trade agreements create a race to the bottom which benefits multinationals only
Rohingya Women Exploited as Drug Mules and Prostitutes
World  (tags: Rohingya, refugees, plight of Rohingya, exploitation, prostitution, drug mules, victims )

Judy
- 2 days ago - firstlook.org
The Rohingya are one of the most persecuted races today. With no legal status, if they get arrested and imprisoned it is more onerous for unregistered Rohingyas to acquire adequate and fair representation.
Iran Navy Fires at Singapore Ship in International Waters
World  (tags: iran, international waters, conflict, corruption, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 2 days ago - clarionproject.org
Coastguard vessels from the UAE came to the ships aid after hearing its cry for help. The Iranian patrol boats gave up the fight shortly thereafter.
1,400 Investigated in Child Sex Abuse Inquiry, Including Politicians
World  (tags: child sex abuse, investigation, Operation Hydrant, celebrities, public figures, police, England and Wales )

Judy
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Officer leading Operation Hydrant inquiry says out of 1,433 alleged offenders from offenses in the past, 76 were politicians, 43 were from music industry and 135 were from TV, film or radio.
In Case You Didn't Know, Israel Is Above The Law
World  (tags: Israel, above, breaks, Swiss, law, Israeli, firm, oil, joint, venture )

Sam
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
After a Swiss court reportedly ordered an Israeli oil firm to compensate Iran over a scrapped joint venture, Israel said that its laws prohibited any payment to "the enemy."
Could Solar-Powered Floating Farms Provide Enough Food for the Entire World? Read More: Could Solar-Powered Floating Farms Prov
World  (tags: food, farms, solutions, solar power, hunger )

Freya
- 3 days ago - inhabitat.com
With an increasing global population and a decreasing supply of arable land, providing sufficient food to meet demand is becoming increasingly more difficult. Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture proposes an innovative solution.
Terrorist Killed in Gaza Tunnel Collapse Amid Reports That Hamas Is Rebuilding Infrastructure
World  (tags: Gaza, Islam, Muslims, terrorists, terrorism, conflict, corruption, crime, death, middle-east, politics, violence )

Penny
- 3 days ago - thetower.org
Ynet reported Monday that a Hamas terrorist was killed when a tunnel collapsed in northern Gaza. Tunnels in northern Gaza are primarily designed to allow terrorists to infiltrate Israeli territory.
Philippines May Open Doors to Rohingya Migrants
World  (tags: Philippines, Asia Pacific, Rohingya, Migrants )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - aljazeera.com
Government indicates willingness to provide welfare for boat people, after other SE Asian nations reject new migrants. "Let us not fall short of providing humanitarian relief and assistance that is asked of us, as we pride ourselves to be a compassionate"
WORLDWIDE: March Against Monsanto 2015 Official Press Release
World  (tags: WORLDWIDE: March Against Mondanto 2015 P, 23 May 2015 )

Rosie
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 4 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
- 4 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
- 4 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
- 4 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
- 4 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.

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