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ACT NOW: UN Secretary General: Save Madaya From Starvation
World  (tags: citizens around the world, syria, madaya, intentional starvation, UN secretary General )

- 24 days ago -
As citizens from around the world, we are truly horrified by the intentional starvation of the residents of Madaya. We call on you to urgently use your powers to get the siege on Madaya lifted, and to end the blockades on all towns across Syria
'Like Coming Back to Life' Says Child Soldier Who Escaped ISIS
World  (tags: ISIS child soldiers, violence, society, terrorism, politics )

- 25 days ago -
The use by ISIS of child soldiers has been well documented. Last week, for example, a new propaganda video was released featuring an English-speaking child
Taiwan Bans GMOs in Schools, Mandates Strict Label Laws
World  (tags: Taiwan )

- 24 days ago -
Another country is taking action on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Taiwan has banned schools across the nation from serving GMOs to students, citing health and safety concerns.
FBI Monitoring Armed Standoff in Oregon National Wildlife Refuge
World  (tags: Oregon, 2016. Weapons, Takeover, FBI, Federal, Land, National, Wildlife, Refuge, government, americans, usa, safety, terrorism, interesting )

- 34 days ago -
The FBI has taken the lead in monitoring an armed standoff in Oregon where a group of militia members, along with some members of the family of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, are occupying a building on federal land at a national wildlife refuge.
Tell Canada to Cancel Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Canada, Saudi Arabia, human rights, deals, trade, arms, petitions )

- 32 days ago -
The Canadian government is proceeding with a controversial $15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia even as it publicly condemns Riyadh for a mass execution of 47 people, including a dissident Shia Muslim cleric.
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, human rights, sanctions, petitions )

- 30 days ago -
We, the undersigned, call on United States Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately impose sanctions against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to their systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedoms.
The Third-Ever Super El NiñO Is Underway - Here's What North America Can Expect
World  (tags: weather, climate, storms, floods, droughts )

- 25 days ago -
A major El Niño is under way now. It already has substantially influenced weather patterns around the globe, but could have even bigger impacts this winter.
Schengen Zone in Danger, Warns Germany, After Denmark and Sweden Introduce Border Controls
World  (tags: denmark, sweden, Schengen treaty, europe, passport-free schengen, migrants, world )

- 32 days ago -
Denmark imposes temporary ID checks on its border with Germany following a similar move by Sweden, dealing a double blow to Europe's fraying passport-free Schengen area amid a record influx of migrants
Colombian President Signs Legislation Banning Animal Abuse Into Law
World  (tags: columbia, president juan manuel santos, animal abuse, prevention, sentinent beings )

- 28 days ago -
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed into law legislation to prevent animal abuse by amending Article 655 of the Civil Code to recognize animals as "sentient beings."
UN Secretary General: Save Madaya From Starvation
World  (tags: Madaya, starvation, hunger, UN Secretary-General, world, humanrights )

- 28 days ago -
ACT NOW: In the besieged town of Madaya, starving children are eating tree leaves, cats and insects. The Assad regime is literally starving over 40,000 people to death. It's hard to imagine the suffering of parents watching their kids die from hunger
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