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Western Wildfires: Experts From Australia Will Help U.S. Firefighters
World  (tags: firefighters, New Zealand, Australia, wildfires, western usa, Washington State, spreading flames )

- 5 days ago -
More than 70 firefighting experts from Australia and New Zealand will travel to the United States to help tackle deadly wildfires across the West as local officials warned they could not keep up with the spread of the flames.
CPJ Welcomes Arrests in 2010 Disappearance of Sri Lankan Journalist Prageeth Eknelygoda
World  (tags: Prageeth Eknelygoda, journalists killed, Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena, Mahinda Rajapaksa, politics, world )

- 4 days ago -
At least nine journalists were murdered in direct relation to their work under the leadership of Mahinda Rajapaksa, first as prime minister and then as president. Image is a cartoon by Prageeth Eknelygoda.
The Reality of Apartheid Is Now Being Acknowledged Even By the Israelis
World  (tags: Against, Netanyahu, damage, can’t, survive, Israel, apartheid, two, sets, books, Palestinians )

- 7 days ago -
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu. "I can't pretend anymore. This is what has become of the rule of law. Two sets of books. One for Us, and one to throw at Them. Apartheid."
He Reported Corruption. Now He's Dead. Mexico: Stop Attacks on Freedom of Expression!
World  (tags: death, corruption, freedoms, ethics )

- 7 days ago -
Mexican photojournalist Rubén Espinosa was just found tortured and murdered, along with human rights activist Nadia Vera and three women. Rubén is the 14th journalist killed in Veracruz where governor Javier Duarte has made threats against reporters
Goldman Sachs: Return Greece's Money to the People of Greece ACTION
World  (tags: money, Greece, Goldman Sachs, profits, finance, economy, corruption, world )

- 8 days ago -
Goldman made 450 million Euros from crashing the Greek economy. It should return the profits
Help Narges Return to Her Children
World  (tags: iran, petition to sign, Human Rights )

- 13 days ago -
Narges Mohammadi is a human rights activist who has been a vocal advocate against the death penalty in Iran. SheâEUR(TM)s a prisoner of conscience, held solely for peacefully exercising her right to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly.
World Bank Listen to Lagos - Petition
World  (tags: World Bank, Lagos, petition, privatization of water, Nigeria )

- 13 days ago -
The World Bank has spent decades setting the stage for water privatization in Lagos, Nigeria, and now its backing a bogus stakeholder engagement process instead of listening to what residents of Lagos want.
Pamunkey Becomes No. 567 First Federally Recognized Tribe in Virginia
World  (tags: Pamunkey, Federally recognized tribe, #567, Native Americans )

- 18 days ago -
Is unfortunate that another government must recognize the people who were here first instead of the other way around but this is something that is important for the Pamunkey people. I'm delighted for them.
Typhoon Soudelor Kills At Least 24 In China and Taiwan
World  (tags: China, Taiwan, Typhoon Soudelor )

- 16 days ago -
The storm reached super typhoon status over the ocean, recording peak winds of 180 miles per hour, but weakened to a tropical storm before it made landfall on Saturday. Listen to weatherman say residents in their entire live never seen this much flooding
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