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Uganda: Rwamutonga Evictions - Four Dead, Hundreds Starving
World  (tags: children, humanrights, corruption, Refugees&Relief, violence )

- 193 days ago -
Over 250 families violently evicted from a 485 hectare piece of land in Rwamutonga village,, in August last year after the 'owner' of the land, Joshua Tibangwa, leased it to an American-based waste management firm to set up an oil waste treatment plant
Syria's First Responders Say They Need a No-Fly Zone, But No One Listens
World  (tags: world, violence, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations )

- 194 days ago -
For the second time in as many months, United Nations Security Council members have heard from Syrians working to save civilians from the government's exploding barrel bombs and alleged chlorine attacks, and again were asked to impose measures, includin
Mideast Complexities Confound US Coalition Effort
World  (tags: ISISI analysis, diplomacy, regional politics, Sunni vs. Shiite, world, society, politics, middle-east, violence, Refugees&Relief )

- 430 days ago -
U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has received backing for the principle of reversing the territorial gains of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But getting concrete assistance is another matter, and there is a whiff of lip service about the proceedings.
Is a World of 29 Billion People Sustainable?
World  (tags: population growth, population pressure, human rights, climate change, sustainability )

- 494 days ago -
A Canadian environmentalist believes the planet can easily handle a population of 29 billion people by 2100, as Earth's resources are "limitless." What do you think?
Care 2 Member Passed Away Teresa
World  (tags: death, of care two member Teresa, Friend lovely person )

- 499 days ago -
Teresa, has passed away I knew her like so may other members did. my thoughts are with her family I planted 2 trees in memory of Teresa,she will be missed
We'Ve Done It!
World  (tags: deathpenalty, humanrights, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, society, HumanRights, GoodNews )

- 548 days ago -
Meriam Is to be freed in the next few days. Thank you to all who signed my petition, shared and retweeted my posts and helped raise awareness. BRILLIANT NEWS!
First Australians Ever to Have Been Killed By the US Drone Program
World  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Dirty Wars, Christopher Havard, Darryl Jones, New Zealand, Australia, USA, drones )

- 551 days ago -
Jeremy Scahill is the national security correspondent for The Nation and author of the book Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, which deals with the US drone program. Australia seems to be in compliance despite fact they don't have death penalty.
Floods 2014: Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia
World  (tags: humans, news, world, europe )

- 560 days ago -
Three countries in the Balkans are now affected by catastrophic flooding. Banks along the Sava river broke overnight on the border of Croatia and Serbia and have caused flooding in Croatia now as well.
Happy Birthday, Israel!
World  (tags: israel, Happy Birthday Israel, achievements, world, politics, middle-east, news, humanrights, society, government, ethics )

- 566 days ago -
It's quite a story -- and it drives Israel's foes bonkers. Try as they might, they haven't managed to sap Israel's will to survive, nor its capacity to thrive.
Assad's New Bomb: Syrian Regime Hasn't Abandoned Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, death, government, news )

- 565 days ago -
Despite its pledge to eliminate chemical weapons, the Assad regime is attacking towns and villages with chlorine gas bombs. SPIEGEL visited the communities hit by the most recent bombings to interview victims, doctors and eyewitnesses.
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