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American Journalist With Vice News Captured in Eastern Ukraine (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, Ukraine, Russia, Simon Ostrovsky, journalists, safety, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 10 minutes ago - mashable.com
Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, who has been filing a series of compelling video dispatches from Ukraine since early March, was "taken" in Sloviansk, Russian media outlet gazeta.ru reports.
Kenya: Natural Unassuming Beauty
World  (tags: Kenya, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 13 hours ago - youtube.com
Although the country of Kenya is classed as a developing one, it is one of the most developed countries in Africa.
*Take Action* - Stop The Secrecy - Trans-Pacific Partnership
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Intenet, Petition, TPP )

Kit
- 13 hours ago - stopthesecrecy.net
The TPP threatens to censor your Internet, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights.
Practice for a Russian Invasion: Ukrainian Civilians Take Up Arms
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, right wing politics, Ukraine )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - spiegel.de
It remains unclear what Russia might have in store for eastern Ukraine, but nationalist groups are preparing for the worst. The right-wing scene in the country is varied and complex, but one thing is certain: It is attracting an increasing number of follo
Lebanon's Syrian Refugees: 'An Entire Generation Is Growing Up With PTSD'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Syria, Lebanon, civil war, Refugees&Relief, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Refugees are everywhere on the streets of downtown Beirut. Women and children in filthy clothes beg for money on nearly every street corner.
Gushing Over the Queen
World  (tags: England, Ireland, History, Troubles, State Visit, Irish President, Michael D. Higgins )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"A state visit to England by Ireland's president was notable for how the Irish elite celebrated their acceptance..."
Inside the Brutality of Egypt's New Regime: 2,500 Killed, 16,000 Political Prisoners, Torture Allegations Are Widespread
World  (tags: Egypt, brutality, human rights, corruption, government, crime, death, ethics, world, freedoms, humans, interesting, politics, middle-east, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
After a recent CODEPINK delegation to Egypt ended up in deportations and assault, we have become acutely aware of some of the horrors Egyptians are facing in the aftermath of the July 3 coup that toppled Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi.
Saudi Prince Hunts Down 2,100 Protected Birds in 21 Days
World  (tags: endangered birds, crime, corruption, Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al, world, ethics, violence, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - salon.com
Prince Fahd, the Instagram celebrity also known as @yolofahd, did some serious damage on a recent hunting expedition, managing during a 21-day killing spree to put a vulnerable species a few thousand deaths closer to extinction.
End Corporate Support of Child Labor
World  (tags: humanrights, children, Child Labor, ACTION PLEASE )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
rget: United States International Trade Commission Chairman Irving Williamson Goal: Demand corporations end the use of child labor Across the world, millions of children work as cheap, expendable labor.
20% Of China's Farmland Is Polluted
World  (tags: China, farmland, soil pollution, environment, health, warning )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Soil pollution has long been a concern in China due to the country's rapid industrialisation and the report carried on the website of the Ministry of Environmental Protection confirms the extent of the problem.
 
 
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