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Police Are Now Targeting Veterans
World  (tags: Standing Rock, water protectors, constitutional protections, Veterans, Veterans Respond, police targeting, violation of human rights )

- 15 hours ago -
Despite veterans viewing their mission at Standing Rock as a duty to protect the water protectors, law enforcement lumps the two groups together oppressing both as if they do not deserve constitutional protections.
Life in Limbo: The Rohingya Refugees Trapped Between Myanmar and Bangladesh
World  (tags: HumanRights, refugees, myanmar, rohingya, persecution )

- 5 days ago -
Violence against the Rohingyas, an ethnic Muslim minority in Myanmar, has reached a new high according to a report published by the United Nations. They are often called The Most Persecuted People on Earth.
Land Law Is Final Nail in the Two-State Solution Coffin
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, land-grabbing, legalising theft, international law, illegal settlement outposts, disregard of international law, human rights, Geneva Conventions )

- 10 days ago -
International law is clear that an occupying power can take land only for military needs. Palestinian leaders warned that the law hammered the last nail in the coffin of a two-state solution. Government ministers gleefully agreed.
Trevor Noah: 'Any Leader Tweeting Policy Is Ridiculous' - Talk to Al Jazeera   video
World  (tags: Civil Liberties, Human Rights, satire, comedy, responsibilities, informed, experience, Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, Doha Comedy Festival, Al Jazeera )

- 9 days ago -
Jon Stewart handpicked him to be his successor, as host of "The Daily Show"- one of America's top political satire programs. As a foreigner in Trump's America, how does Noah's voice resonate? And can political satire be a force for change?
If You Want to See America's Future, Look at Turkey
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, crime, corruption, conflict, women, America, Turkey, Thersa May, BREXIT, Erdoğan, media, authoritarianism, Trump )

- 19 days ago -
From attitudes towards women to the media, they're worryingly similar: Turkey's spiral into authoritarianism is a warning about what could happen if Trump has his way
Trump's Turkey Honeymoon Sours in Days
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, humanrights, freedoms, ethics, corruption, conflict, humans, Trump, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Muslim, ban )

- 19 days ago -
Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued an early invitation to the new president. His prime minister over the weekend blasted the 'Muslim ban.'
Trump Pushes Dark View of Islam to Center of U.S. Policy-Making
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, terrorism, society, politics, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, death, corruption, conflict, Trump, Islam, radical Islam, U.S. Policy Making )

- 18 days ago -
WASHINGTON - It was at a campaign rally in August that President Trump most fully unveiled the dark vision of an America under siege by "radical Islam" that is now radically reshaping the policies of the United States.
For Europe, There's a New Threat in Town: The U.S.
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, unitednations, society, politics, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, death, crime, corruption, conflict, Europe, threat, Malta, crisis )

- 18 days ago -
LONDON - The European Union is accustomed to crises. But it is probably safe to say that none of the 28 leaders who are gathering in Malta on Friday expected the crisis that has unexpectedly overtaken the agenda: the United States of America.
Economist Who Predicted Brexit & Trump Brilliantly Explains Capitalism's Collapse   video
World  (tags: world, usa, Britain, BREXIT, society, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, crime, corruption, Trump, Capitalism, collapse, Mark Blyth )

- 11 days ago -
Mark Blyth, who accurately predicted Brexit and Trump explains in clear language how globalization and capitalism are failing people throughout the world and why that means more Brexits and Trumps are on the way.
DOD Spent $12,867,000,000+ on 142 Individual Contracts in January 2017
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, terrorism, society, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, death, crime, corruption, DOD, U.S. Department of Defense, Military, sales, contracts, funding, January 2017 )

- 8 days ago -
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $12,867,000,000 on 142 individual contracts during January 2017. This amount does not include 15 Foreign Military Sales transactions worth $587,227,000.
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