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Vladimir Putin's Awkward, Hypocritical Relationship With Separatists
World  (tags: Putin, hypocrisy, diplomacy, morality, ethics, brinksmanship, world, russia, Ukraine, MH17 )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As Russia continues to pump guns and fighters into a conflict that is destabilizing not only Ukraine, but now all of Europe as well, Putin's government hardly has the ability to claim the moral high ground.
MH17 Crash: Did Russia Pull the Trigger? Ukraine Says Yes
World  (tags: MH17, tragedy, responsibility, russia, Ukraine, separatists, world, politicsdeath, media )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cnn.com
Did a Russian fire the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17? That depends on who you ask.
The Slaughter of Innocents - Why Collateral Damage Undoes The Best-Laid Plans of "Limited" War Makers
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, collateral damage, innocent children, war, horror, chaos )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - foreignpolicy.com
Nations act as though the careful plans of their military and intelligence operations can harness the chaos of combat and guide it to advance their interests. Then the unthinkable happens collateral damage in the lives of real children occur.
Israel - Palestine: This Is How It Ends - Petition
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, war, economic pressure, children, petition )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
As a new round of violence kicks off in Israel-Palestine and more children are killed, it's not enough just to call for another ceasefire. It's time to take definitive non-violent action to end this decades long nightmare.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Build a Memorial to Honor the Workers Who Lost Their Lives Building the Stadiums
World  (tags: world, politics, WORLD CUP, LIVES LOST, MEMORIAL, death, conflict, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - change.org
FIFA and the government need to remember that behind this massive event, there are families suffering for the lost of their loved ones
Israel Confirms Soldier Missing as Bombardment of Gaza Continues
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, missing soldier, violence, government, politics, news, middle-east, world, war )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israel has confirmed that one of its soldiers is missing after a deadly battle in Gaza, as airstrikes continued to pummel a wide range of targets in the enclave and diplomatic efforts intensified in a bid to end the fighting.
Israel's Wars of Choice Push Its Politics Further to the Right
World  (tags: Israel, right wing, politics, government, violence, war, conflict, middle-east, ethics, death, crime, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Since 1982, Israel has engaged in seven additional wars of choice with its neighbors, with its current assault on Gaza being the seventh. Because these wars have aimed to achieve substantial change in the governance of its neighbors' polities, I call...
Iraqi Christians Flee for Their Lives After ISIS Ultimatum
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence, ISIS, Christians )

Ge
- 3 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has emptied Mosul of Christians, Christian leaders lamented earlier this week, after the Islamist group issued them an ultimatum: convert to Islam, pay non-Muslim jhizya taxes - or die.
Rebels to Give MH17 Black Boxes to Aviation Group
World  (tags: MH17, black boxes, Malaysian Airlines, Russia, Ukraine, rebels )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - news.msn.com
By Sunday morning, AP journalists saw no bodies and no armed rebels at the crash site. Emergency workers were searching the sprawling fields only for body parts.
Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees
World  (tags: world, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ipsnews.net
The conditions for refugees "are quite bad" in Spain, which is why "98 percent of Syrians" move on to other countries where they may have relatives or believe there are better facilities and economic assistance, especially France, Germany or Sweden.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 3 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
Deliberate Massacre in Gaza
World  (tags: deliberate, massacre, Israel, war, crimes, against, humanity, destruction, civilian, children, women, innocent, death, victims, bloodshed, destroy, lives, disproportionate, imprisoned, besieged, brutal, obliterate, annihilate, helpless, defenseless )

Sam
- 3 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Hanan Ashrawi addresses war crimes and deliberate massacres of Palestinian civilians by Israel in its offensive in the Gaza Strip.
For Netanyahu, Gaza War's Risks Are Rising
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, Palestine, war, violence, death, ethics, politics, news, world, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
It was Netanyahu's own calls for vengeance on Hamas after the murder of three Israeli teens in the West Bank last month that set the stage for a Gaza operation without clearly defined and attainable strategic objectives.
Israel-Palestine: This Is How It Ends ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, corporate investments, petition, Israel, Palestine, violence, war, world, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, society, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To the CEOs of ABP, HP, Veolia, Barclays, Caterpillar, and G4S: "In the wake of the terrible violence unfolding in Israel-Palestine, we, citizens from around the world, are deeply concerned about your companies' continued investment in companies and...
Gaza Conflict: Israelis Living in Fear of Palestinian Tunnel Attacks
World  (tags: Gaza conflict, Hamas militants, Gaza tunnels, Israel, terrorism, kidnap fear )

Beatrice
- 3 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
In the early hours of Monday morning, two Hamas cells from the Gaza strip managed to infiltrate into southern Israel through underground tunnels. "We had at least two incidents this morning with Hamas militants coming through the tunnels", confirmed

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