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Netanyahu Two-Faced on Two States? Maybe Not
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Netanyahu, Federica Mogherini, Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, EU-Israel relations, EU European Union, Israeli-Palestinian ties, 1967 borders, two-state solution )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
If I stretch out my hand with an offer to discuss the borders of the settlement blocs and the Palestinians turn it down, he might like to think, the international community will have no other choice but to refocus its pressure on Ramallah.
FIFA Play Ball: Help End Modern Slavery in Qatar
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, Fifa, FIFA World Cup, Slavery, petition )

Rose
- 12 hours ago - walkfree.org
Migrant workers in Qatar are living, working and dying in modern slavery to bring the world the 2022 World Cup. FIFA must use its influence over Qatar to improve the working conditions for these workers
FREEDOM FOR ASIA BIBI! - New Evidence
World  (tags: petition, save Asia Bibi )

Teresa
- 16 hours ago - citizengo.org
Asia Bibi is being charged with blasphemy and apostasy for holding fast to her Christian faith in the predominantly muslim country of Pakistan. Asia Bibi did not receive a fair or just trial and sentence.
Nearly 300,000 Nepalese Women Trafficked
World  (tags: Nearly 300, 000 Nepalese women trafficked )

Andy
- 1 day ago - theasian.asia
Nearly 300,000 Nepalese women trafficked to Indian brothels : Trafficking of women and girls and supplying them in the sex markets of India and other countries is still one of the big social problems in Nepal.
Qatar: End World Cup Slavery and Let Nepal's Workers Mourn
World  (tags: Qatar, slavery, World Cup, nepal, Nepalese workers, funerals, friends, killed earthquake, family, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, HumanRights, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Qatar is barring Nepalese workers from returning home for the funerals of friends and family killed in the April 2015 earthquake that claimed the lives of more than 8,000 people.
Modern Day Slavery: The Shapeshifting Reality of Human Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, reality of human trafficking )

Rose
- 2 hours ago - report24uk.info
This weekâEUR(TM)s revelations have once again opened a window to the harrowing world of human trafficking. Images of makeshift camps in the thick jungle of Malaysia and into Thailand show the squalid and inhumane conditions
Some 3,000 Vietnamese Children Enslaved By Gangs in UK: Report
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, slave labor, by gangs )

Rose
- 1 hour ago - presstv.ir
Some 3,000 Vietnamese children are enslaved by criminal gangs in the UK to work in brutal conditions in the European country, a report says.
Tell Your Trade Minister: Don't Censor the Internet!
World  (tags: TPP, TAFTA, internet censorship, internet privacy, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

Anonymous
- 1 day ago - stopthesecrecy.net
Trade Ministers from 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries are on the brink of making most important decision of their careers. Add your voice to tell them that you do not support an agreement that destroys our laws and censors the Internet!
The Last Thing Africa Needs to Be Debating Is GMOs
World  (tags: Africa, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers, GMOs, Controversy )

Brian
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Lives and livelihoods are on the line, and overwrought arguments about genetic modification will cost both.
U.S. Demands Immediate Halt to South China Sea Reclamation Projects
World  (tags: world, usa, asia, china, South China Sea, Reclamation )

Naoko
- 4 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
The United States on Saturday called for an "immediate and lasting halt" to reclamation works in disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying Beijing's behavior in the area was "out of step" with international norms.
Uri Avnery: Peacemaking the Middle East - The Map on the Wall
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, peace-making, Uri Avnery, lessons of history )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - counterpunch.org
A peace treaty with Palestine and the Arab world will hold if it is wise and generous. Wise enough so the Palestinian people, or at least a great majority, will come to the conclusion that it is both worthwhile and honorable to keep it
Israel's Government of Zealots
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, government, zealots, ultranationalists, settlers, religious extremists, image )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - counterpunch.org
The graver danger for Netanyahu is that, stuck with a cabinet of the like-minded - of ultranationalists, settlers and religious extremists - he lacks a solitary fig leaf to soften his image with the international community.
Desperate Migrant Pays for Baby to Be Drugged, Smuggled to Myanmar -
World  (tags: humanrights, children, freedoms, baby, Myanamar )

Rose
- 2 hours ago - trust.org
BANGKOK, May 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Burmese woman working in Thailand hired a man to sedate and smuggle her 3-month-old baby across the border to relatives in Myanmar, researchers said,
India's Deadly Heat Wave
World  (tags: India, Heat Wave, Climate Change )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - slate.com
One of the worst heat waves in recent history is underway in India, with BBC News reporting that more than 1,000 people have died in less than a week.
Hellstorm: The Real Genocide of Nazi Germany - and the Biggest Cover-Up in World History.   video
World  (tags: Eisenhower's Rhine-Meadows Death Camps, Post-war Germany )

Earl
- 1 hour ago - youtu.be
This documentary tells the tale that the victors still do not want you to know. Learn the terrible truth about the rape, torture, slavery, and mass murder inflicted upon the German people by the Allied victors of World Word II. . .
Through Guns Saudi Arabia and Iran "Negotiate" in Yemen
World  (tags: Arab World, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Houthi, Zaydi, Sunni, Shiite, Al Qaeda, Ghassan Rubeiz, Gulf States, religion )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - thearabdailynews.com
The Houthi struggle for justice is unfairly portrayed as sectarian initiative. The Houthis are Zaydi, a Shiite sect seeking equality in a Sunnite-majority state who are close to moderate Sunnites in their spiritual outlook & a primary opponent of Al Qaeda
Tony Blair Quits As Middle East Peace Envoy - Only Israel Will Miss Him
World  (tags: Middle East, "Peace Envoy", Tony Blair, resignation, war crimes, Iraq )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - informationclearinghouse.info
For Arabs - and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq - Blair's appointment was an insult. Eight years later, Blair tendered his resignation and left one question: how come a war criminal even became a "peace envoy"?
The Destructive Effects of Conflict on Women and Girls: A Snapshot
World  (tags: war, conflict, impact, infographics, UN Women, Beijing + 20, Women and Armed Conflict )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - beijing20.unwomen.org
Infographic on the intersecting impacts of war on women and girls
Horses in Nepal Quake Animal Rescue
World  (tags: Horses in Nepal Quake Animal Rescue )

Andy
- 5 hours ago - horsetalk.co.nz
The Brooke has rescued 400 horses, mules and donkeys of the 1650 working equines who had been working carrying bricks for their owners in Gorkha, near the epicentre of the initial earthquake.
Bye Coal!
World  (tags: Norway, #DivestNorway, Parliament, Oil Fund, Coal, #DirtyCoal )

Brian
- 1 day ago - gofossilfree.org
Norway's Parliament agrees to divest its 900 billion dollar oil fund from coal.
Increase in Service Taxes
World  (tags: news, service tax )

Raghu
- 5 hours ago - primepost.in
The already burdened common man will be further put to hardships due to the increase in service taxes. Common man would have to further bear the load of inflation from June onwards.
500 Mln Internet Users in 2 Yrs
World  (tags: news, internet, india )

Raghu
- 2 hours ago - primepost.in
India is expected to have nearly a half of its population using the internet in the next two years, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday
Swindon Human Trafficker Convicted in 'Modern Slavery' Case
World  (tags: humanrights, world, europe, slavery charges )

Rose
- 2 hours ago - bbc.com
A man has been found guilty of human trafficking in what police have called a case of "modern slavery". Nerijus Gudelevicius would entice Lithuanians to the UK with the promise of paid work, delivering and collecting charity clothes bags.
   

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