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Head of Gaza War Crimes Inquiry Received 'Personal Attacks, Death Threats'
Society & Culture  (tags: UN, world, Israeli war crimes, Gaza, ethics, law, politics, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, abuse, crime, death, news, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - middleeasteye.net
"It's part of the bullying by people who don't want inquiries, saying that if you dare to participate in an independent, impartial inquiry you will, one way or any another, pay a price for it."
The Heroic Resistance of Munduruku Tribe to Brazil's Plan to Build Dams on Amazon Tributaries
Environment  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, Munduruku tribe, indegenousrights, dams, government destruction of Rainforest, local resistancetrees, protection, habitat )

Betsy
- 66 days ago - intercontinentalcry.org
Story from Intercontinentalcry.org. Heroic struggle of rainforest tribe to stop the plan of the government of Brazil to build dams in their land. (includes extraordinary video). Also covered by my blog. http://www.greenlivinggranny.com
End LGBTQ Fear Mongering By The Duggars
Society & Culture  (tags: The Duggars, LGBTQ, discrimination, fear mongering, petition )

AtTheBeac
- 105 days ago - change.org
The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate, and fear-mongering against gays and transgendered people. You need to take a stand on the side of justice and cancel their show.
Did the Hacktivist Group Anonymous Go Too Far in Fighting the KKK?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Klu Klux Klan, Hate groups, corruption, abuse, crime, terrorism, cover-up, dishonesty )

Dee
- 102 days ago - bbc.com
With a promise that "This is just the beginning," the international hacktivist group Anonymous continued to control the Ku Klux Klan's online presence on Tuesday days after the KKK threatened to hurt potential protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Fish and Chips Harming Eider Ducks - Wildlife Expert
Animals  (tags: wildlife, AnimalWelfare, Fowl, Eider ducks, endangered, suffering, protection, humans, risks, nutrition, illness, food )

Dee
- 102 days ago - bbc.com
Eider ducks in Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips, a wildlife expert has warned.
Why Mexico's Young People Are 'Tired of Living in Fear'
World  (tags: government, Mexico, corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, lies, terrorism, violence, conflict, death, 'Human Rights', corruption )

Dee
- 102 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number 43 means something totally new in Mexico. It's been painted on the banners and faces of thousands of protesters who are angry at the way the government's dealt with the disappearance of 43 students.
Veterans Say Loyola Recovery Foundation Closure Is Vital Loss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, troops, critical services, Cuts, VA Healthcare Network, Healthcare, Veterans, americans, disease, illness, prevention, treatment, sadness )

Dee
- 102 days ago - albany.twcnews.com
On Tuesday, employees were notified the 25 bed facility, would be closing. The VA in a statement, "VA Healthcare Network (VISN 2) which covers most of New York State, has had a long relationship with Loyola Recovery Foundation
Satellites The Latest Weapon Against Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola satellites, disease, UK, West Africa, research, society, family, treatment )

Nancy
- 124 days ago - msn.com
Satellite images will be able to focus on the epidemic in Sierra Leone, for example, pinpointing areas which have been infected, places where people can get help or even highlighting the best routes to evacuate people.
Daylight Saving Time: 10 Things You Didn't Know
Offbeat  (tags: daylight saving time, interesting, time zones, spring ahead, fall back )

Nancy
- 123 days ago - msn.com
Only 48 U.S. states spring forward and fall back. Arizona and Hawaii both stick with standard time year-round. Notably, the Navajo Nation within Arizona (pictured above) observes daylight saving time.
Is OCA's 'Traitor' Boycott Working?
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, right to know, boycotting big food, Monsanto, DuPont, food )

Nancy
- 123 days ago - organicconsumers.org
This much is clear: It's time to step up the pressure on all of the brands owned by companies that are pouring millions of dollars into defeating your right to know.
 
 
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