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What Happens in Kirkuk Could Determine the Future of Iraq
World  (tags: Kurds, ISIs, future of Iraq, Kurdish sovereignty, world, conflict, middle east )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
The people of Kirkuk have largely welcomed the peshmerga and the security theyâEUR(TM)ve brought. But the question of whether Kurdish forces should remain there permanently is more controversial.
Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
U.N. Warns of Deepening Crisis in Syrian Refugee Camp Overrun By Militants
World  (tags: Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Palestinian refugee camp, Syria, Yarmouk )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - nytimes.com
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivered an unusually strong denunciation of those responsible for the crisis in Yarmouk. The Palestinian refugee camp is beginning to resemble a death camp. Caught Between ISIS And Assad is the rock and hard place of hell.
April 18th National Day of Action Against Fast Track - Where Events Are and Petition
World  (tags: Global Day of Action Against Fair Trade, Fast Track, TPP, TTIP )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - citizenstrade.org
In dozens of countries across the globe, groups are preparing for the April 18th Global Day of Action Against Unfair Trade. If we do not detail Fast Track, TPP and other pending pacts would be rubber-stamped, devastating consequences to worlds people.
Overturn The Conviction Against Purvi Patel - Petition
World  (tags: Purvi Patel, Indiana, stillbirth, induced abortion, draconian laws )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
An Indiana woman, Purvi Patel, was just sentenced to 41 years for suffering a stillbirth, because the state suspected but had no physical evidence that she tried to induce an abortion.
Sign the Peace and Planet Nuclear Weapons Abolition Petition!
World  (tags: Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Nuclear-Free World, Nuclear Weapons Abolition Petition, world, media, news )

Jess
- 22 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
We call upon the four states outside the Treaty that have nuclear arms, India, Israel, North Korea, and Pakistan, to join this process, immediately and without delay.
Free Amir - Petition
World  (tags: Amir Hekmati, Iranian-American, Veteran, Iran, closed door proceedings, Montel Williams, petition )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - freeamir.org
Amir is an Iranian-American detained in Iran while visiting his dying grandmother. Falsely accused of being a spy, he was sentenced to death, which was overturned for insufficient evidence. In secret closed door proceeding he was sentenced to 10 years.
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Bombs
World  (tags: Syria, bombing, White Helmets, violence, death, human rights, children )

Nancy
- 31 days ago - whitehelmets.org
These bombs are hurtled down from government helicopters and planes four miles up in the sky and land on markets, hospitals and homes. Within moments the White Helmets arrive to search for life in the rubble - fully aware that more bombs may fall on the-
The Slaves That Time Forgot
World  (tags: slaves, Irish, Cromwell, Barbados, West Indies, America, Irish children )

Nancy
- 32 days ago - dailykos.com
So many Irish slaves were sent to Barbados, between 12,000 and 60,000, that the term "barbadosed" began to be used.
D.R. Congo Government Crack Down on African Youth ACTION
World  (tags: Congolese youth, youths arrested, Afica, freedoms, human rights )

Nancy
- 29 days ago - campaign.r20.constantcontact.com
The Congolese government continues to hunt down and arrest youth who participated in the peaceful, pro-democracy event on March 15th.
 
 
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