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Provocation By Extremist Settlers : 2015 Tisha B'Av March to the Temple Mount - Including Al Aqsa Mosque
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, extremist settlers, Islam, Temple Mount and Land of Israel Faithful, provocation, Tisha B'Av )

- 8 days ago -
Sunday 26 July extremist settlers plan a march on the Temple Mount in occupied East Jerusalem to occupy the Al Aqsa compound and area around. Their aim: to eliminate the Dome of the Rock site holy to Muslims and take control of area. See comment below
US Condemns Israel's Plan to Demolish West Bank Village - Just Lip Service?
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, palestine, middle-east, israel, freedoms, ethics, death, conflict, West Bank, village, Khirbet Susiya, Gaza, Gaza Unsilenced, Refaat Alareer )

- 9 days ago -
After Israel's high court orders demolition of homes in West Bank village of Khirbet Susiya, Gaza Unsilenced co-editor Refaat Alareer says this reflects a move away from a two-state solution
Aylesbury Child Sex Abuse Trial: Six Men Found Guilty
World  (tags: Child Abuse, U.K, .Muslims )

- 9 days ago -
Six men involved in a child sex ring in Buckinghamshire have been found guilty of abusing two schoolgirls on a "massive scale". The Old Bailey heard the abuse in Aylesbury went on for years and involved rape and child prostitution.
UN Reports Blasts Canada's Human Rights Record on Violence Against Indigenous Women
World  (tags: Politics, Crimes Against Humanity )

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- 8 days ago -
Aboriginal Legal Service of Toronto's Christa Big Canoe explains why government policies are leaving indigenous women four times more likely to be murdered than non-indigenous women - and what can be done about it
Pakistan Looks to Be Developing a Massive Orwellian Surveillance State
World  (tags: politics, freedoms, world, society, Pakistan, police state )

- 8 days ago -
Pakistan has been building a snooping network that "would rival some of the world's most powerful surveillance programs," according to a report released this week by the London-based Privacy International.
There Are Now More Refugees Around The World Than Any Other Time In The Last 50 Years
World  (tags: refugees, WWII, Yemen, Burundi, Syria, EU, Australia, global conflicts, environmental, wars, Afghanistan, Darfur )

- 10 days ago -
A report released today by the United Nations close to 60 million people have fled their homes because of either conflict or persecution half of them are children. That number does not include people fleeing due to poverty gang violence or environmental
Angela Merkel Comforts Sobbing Refugee But Says Germany Can't Help Everyone
World  (tags: Merkel, immigration policies, Palestinian refugee, girl, deportation threat, Rostock, school )

- 16 days ago -
Rarely has Angela Merkel been so directly confronted with the consequences of her own politics. But an emotional encounter with a young Palestinian left her momentarily speechless unable to adequately explain to the girl why she faces threat ofdeportation
World  (tags: palestine, israel, IDPs, Susiya, demolition, displacement, Palestinians )

- 16 days ago -
Since 1983, the residents of Susya have been expelled from their lands by the Israeli government on three separate occasions, with numerous instances of demolitions. And in the coming days - it is likely to happen yet again
Where Do Watchdogs Watch: Palestinian and Israeli Media
World  (tags: journalism, media, warchdogs, bias, Palestine, Israel, critism, masters )

- 13 days ago -
Some crucial factors of journalism: here is one: âEURoeJournalists must serve as an independent monitor of power." Ma'an & Jerusalem Post are watchdogs staring at each other's master. They hardly look at their own master even when the master is doing wrong.
PETITION - PLEASE SIGN: NYT, Washington Post: Provide Sustained Coverage of US-Backed Civilian Deaths in Yemen
World  (tags: Yemen, Saudi Arabia, USA, Houthi rebels, Saada, Fayoush, Saudi-led coalition, US-backed, New York Times, Washington Post )

- 13 days ago -
The Yemeni civil war has claimed the lives of over 1,500 civilians. The New York Times and Washington Post should expand their coverage of civilian deaths in Yemen caused by a US-backed military campaign.
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