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Syria War: Families Struggle to Survive in Eastern Ghouta, Under Siege
World  (tags: syria, assad, conflict, HumanRights, death, ethics, crime, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, war, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A four-day-long bombardment by Syrian government forces is reported to have killed more than 300 civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area. Here, people living there tell their stories.
PETITION - SYRIA: STOP BOMBING CIVILIANS TRAPPED IN EASTERN GHOUTA
World  (tags: syria, bombing, civilians, eastern ghouta, syrian government, russia, own people, injured, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, middle-east, politics, society, violence, world, wa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
The Syrian government, backed by Russia, is bombing its own people in Eastern Ghouta. 190 civilians have been killed, hundreds more injured in the past month.
Turkish Court Sentences Six Journalists to Life, Including Altan Brothers
World  (tags: turkey, turkish court, six journalists, life, altan brothers, journalists, sentenced to death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government, humanrights, middle-east, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - businessinsider.com
A Turkish court on Friday sentenced three prominent journalists to life in jail on charges of aiding the network blamed for a failed coup in 2016, TRT Haber television said, even after Turkey's highest court had ordered the release of one of them
US - Colorado: Animals Are Using The CBOT Wildlife Crossings
World  (tags: US, Colorado, Animals, Wildlife, Colorado Board of Transportation, GoodNews, interesting, media, news, world )

Fiona
- 2 days ago - denverpost.com
The crossings keep animals and motorists safe along with aiding interbreeding. Wildlife bridges and underpasses led to a dramatic decline in animal-related car crashes and saves the lives of daily.
Catalonia: 6 Environmental Activists Face Up To 7 Years In Prison
World  (tags: Catalonia, Environmental Activists, Arrested, Tried, Long Prison Sentences, Resistance, europe, HumanRights, interesting, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
On February 27, the trial begins of six demonstrators who fought against the placement of Tower 66 of the very high voltage line in Fellines, will be tried for their resistance actions.
Canada: In The Angry Wake Following Colten Boushie's Death, Justin Trudeau Trys To Find Words
World  (tags: Canada, Justin Trudeau, Colten Boushie, Death, Murder, Violence, Government, conflict, crime, humans, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 5 days ago - cbc.ca
Faced with a belief, shared by many, that justice has not been served âEUR" and a moment that could seem to exemplify centuries of continuing injustice âEUR" Justin Trudeau and his government obviously feel the need to say something.
Japan Has Almost Completely Eliminated Gun Deaths - Here's How
World  (tags: firearms, violence, gun control )

Freya
- 3 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Although the US has no exact counterpart, some countries have taken steps that can provide a window into what successful gun control looks like. Japan, a country of 127 million people and rarely more than 10 yearly gun deaths, is one such country.
Call to Action: 18 February Global Day of Action to Free the Tamimis
World  (tags: Palestinian teen, #FreeAhed, #FreetheTamimis, kangaroo court, administrative detention, Palestinian children prisoners, zionism-racism, Palestinian human rights, childrens rights, activism, Free the Tamimis-media-news, usa, occupation crimes, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Fly
- 5 days ago - samidoun.net
Free the Tamimis Campaign calls on allies, comrades and supporters around the world to protest the ongoing incarceration and systematic targeting of members of the Tamimi family and the village of Nabi Saleh
With Blackface and Monkey Suit, Chinese Gala on Africa Causes Uproar
World  (tags: blackface, monkey suit, Chinese gala, africa, UPROAR, Lunar New Year, china, conflict, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
A lavish four-hour Lunar New Year show televised to millions across China on Thursday night set off a flood of indignation with its caricatures featuring blackface and African men in animal suits.
Since Standing Rock 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests
World  (tags: journalists, Standing Rock, activists, authoritarian, more laws )

Sheryl
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.
 
 
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