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The Time Has Come to Recognise Palliative Care as a Human Right
Health & Wellness  (tags: palliative care, pain treatment, WHO, EAPC, morphine, controlled medicines )

- 1696 days ago -
Palliative care and access to pain treatment are promoted as rights by health care professionals and their organizations.The World Health Assembly should adopt a resolution on palliative care and access to pain treatment as part of the right to health.
Palestinian Girl Last Had a Hug From Her Imprisoned Dad 10 Years Ago
World  (tags: humanrights, palestine, israel, defence for children international pales, prison )

- 1708 days ago -
Defence for Children International - Palestine Section (DCI) has released this brief video in which Zeina speaks of her longing to be reunited with her father who is serving a 20-year sentence.
Israeli Raid Showed "Total Disregard" for Palestinian Lives, Report Finds
World  (tags: humanhumanrights, israel, palestine, occupation, Israeli soldiers, Qalandia, UN, Al-Haq )

- 1716 days ago -
An investigation into a recent Israeli invasion of a Palestinian refugee camp found there was no justification for the use of lethal force. The raid 2 weeks ago caused the death of a UN worker not involved in confrontations as well as 2 other young men.
Brutality Is "in My Veins," Says Former Israeli Soldier
World  (tags: Israel, humanrights, Palestine, Breaking the Silence, occupation, Second Intifada )

- 1750 days ago -
Israelis should accept that they are not victims, according to Breaking the Silence activist Noam Chayut.
Delta Air Lines Drops Israeli Settlement Snack From Onboard Meals
Business  (tags: huamn rights, illegal Israeli settlements, Delta Airlines, Israel, Palestine )

- 1754 days ago -
The snack, made in an illegal Israeli colony, will no longer be served after a complaint from a customer.
Israel Refuses to Investigate Torture of 16-Year-Old
World  (tags: humanrights, palestine, child detainee, israel, torture, ill-treatment, t )

- 1797 days ago -
Israel has refused to investigate the brutal ill-treatment of a Palestinian child broke his leg during his arrest. He needed urgent medical treatment, instead, he was interrogated and tortured him for 5 days: beating him and kicking him on his injured leg
Gates Foundation Invests in Occupation Profiteer G4S, Just as Dutch Charity Cuts Ties
World  (tags: humanrights, G4S, human rights abuse, palestine, israel, prisons, children, war child holland )

- 1803 days ago -
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has bought a 3 percent stake in the British-Danish security firm G4S worth £110 million ($172 million) just days after protestors made the company's role in human rights abuses the focus at the firm's annual meeting.
Russian Court Sentences Physician Over Providing Pain Relief to Terminally Ill Patient
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, pain relief, tramadol, cancer )

- 1808 days ago -
Dr Alevtina Petrovna Khorinyak was sentenced in a Russian court for performing her professional duties by providing care to a terminally ill cancer patient. Dr Khorinyak has 50 years' experience as a general practitioner in Siberia, Russia.
Asia Overtakes Rest of the World in Consumption of Materials
Environment  (tags: asia, resources, materials, china, india, economics, biomass, construction )

- 1855 days ago -
The data indicates that, at this rate, the region will be increasingly dependent on imports and unable to sustain its economies and lifestyles. The current rate of consumption is also having a negative impact on the environment.
The Forgotten Palestinians 'Living in Todays Sabra and Shatila, Beirut, Lebanon'
Society & Culture  (tags: Refugee, Lebanon, Beirut, Middleeast, freedoms, activists, rights, society, world, politics, humans, ethics )

- 1855 days ago -
'Life conditions are inadequate. Like all Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, refugees in Sabra and Shatila are banned from most professions and from owning property, yet they must still pay taxes for public services they do not receive.'
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