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China Shuts Meat Producer Supplying KFC and McDonald's
World  (tags: China, Fast Food )

- 22 minutes ago -
Allegedly in Shanghai; when you want to impress your girl you take her to Micky Dee's. I wonder how they feel about that overpriced garbage now?
New Water Balance Calculation for the Dead Sea By Tilo Arnhold
World  (tags: Dead Sea )

- 24 minutes ago -
Even now, the available groundwater resources in the region are not sufficient to meet the growing water requirements of the population and agriculture.
Israel in 2014 Is Like Germany in 1933--Can the Madness Be Stopped?
World  (tags: HumanRights, freedoms, conflict, ethics, death, world, war, violence, politics, israel, terrorism, society, media, humans, crime )

- 2 hours ago -
A Jewish settler and an exiled Israeli anti-war activist agree.
Argentinian Journalist Who Went Into Hiding for 4 Years Vindicated By Wikileaks
World  (tags: corruption, crime, news, journalism, drugs )

- 2 hours ago -
In this video Luke Rudkowski meets Argentinian journalist Tin Bojanic who was on the run, hiding from government officials for over 4 years. Tin went on the run after unidentified government officials ransacked his house and put a gun-
Keeping Israelis in the Dark
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, soldiers, detained, military, suspicion, leaking, casualty, figures )

- 3 hours ago -
The public has no right to know, just trust Netanyahu. The Israeli military detains several soldiers and a civilian on suspicion of leaking Gaza casualty figures over social media. And that's not demoralizing!
ABC News: Hanan Ashrawi: 'Deliberate Massacre' in Gaza - DO LISTEN   video
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Gaza, Hanan Ashrawi, ABC News )

- 3 hours ago -
Hanan Ashrawi on the impact of the Israeli ground offensive and airstrikes on Gaza. Speaks clearly and precisely
UN Launches Probe Into Israeli Violations In Gaza
World  (tags: United Nations Human Rights Council, Israel, Gaza, human rights violations, death, ethics, crime, war, violence, government, news, humans, freedoms )

- 3 hours ago -
The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Wednesday to launch an international inquiry into violations that may have been committed during Israel's latest military offensive in Gaza.
'Witch Hunt': Fired MSNBC Contributor Speaks Out on Suppression of Israel-Palestine Debate
World  (tags: media bias, middle-east, israel, MSNBC, NBC, Max Blumenthal )

- 3 hours ago -
Max Blumenthal writes: An NBC producer speaking on condition of anonymity confirmed Jebreal's account, describing to me a top-down intimidation campaign aimed at presenting an Israeli-centric view of the attack on the Gaza Strip.
We Are Israeli Reservists, We Refuse To Serve
World  (tags: ethics, death, crime, conflict, israel, Refugees&Relief, world, war, violence )

- 4 hours ago -
Whenever the Israeli army drafts the reserves -- which are made up of ex-soldiers -- there are dissenters, resisters, and AWOLers among the troops called to war. Now that Israel has sent troops to Gaza again and reserves are being summoned to service, dozen
Kerry Supports Egypt's Ceasefire Proposal
World  (tags: ceasefire called for, Egypt, Gaza, John Kerry, israel, violence )

- 4 hours ago -
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that he supports the ceasefire proposed by Egypt to end violence between Israeli forces and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', palestine, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, Gaza massacre )

- 5 hours ago -
Providing assistance & protection for 5 million Palestinian refugees, UNRWA has turned the schools it operates in Gaza into emergency shelters for those fleeing for their lives from the bombing. Read the latest reports, and see what you can do to help.
TransAsia Airways Crashes in Taiwan, at Least 40 Dead Calum MacLeod and Doug Stanglin 10:33 a.M. EDT July 23, 2014
World  (tags: asia, humans, news, Plane crash )

- 7 hours ago -
Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.
Lib Dem MP Ward's 'Categorical Apology' Over Gaza Tweet
World  (tags: David Ward, Gaza, Apology, ethics, news )

- 8 hours ago -
Mr Ward tweeted on Tuesday: "The big question is - if I lived in #Gaza would I fire a rocket? - probably yes."
BBC News - MH17 Plane Crash: Black Boxes Arrive in Britain
World  (tags: MH 17, plane, crash, blackbox, Britain, airplane tragedy )

- 8 hours ago -
Blackboxes of MH 17 airplane crash arrive in Britain
Indian Police Fail to Act After 6 Yr Old Girl Raped
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', India, women, police, rape, injustice, children, crime, ethics, asia, humanrights, violence, unitednations, politics )

- 8 hours ago -
And this is a country we have turned over vast number of job opportunities to
Egypt Must Release Journalists and Protect Freedom of Expression -
World  (tags: egypt, government, Freedom of Expression, journalists, reporting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humans, media, society, world )

- 9 hours ago -
The Egyptian government should respect freedom of expression and allow journalists to carry out independent reporting into all issues, including criticizing the government, without the threat of intimidation or arrest.
11 Parents of Nigeria's Kidnapped Girls Die From Attacks and Stress; Town Is Besieged
World  (tags: nigeria, stress, parents, kidnapped girls, schoolgirls, africa, children, death, government, terrorism, society, violence, world )

- 9 hours ago -
In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say.
Harper's Vote Grubbing Policy on Ukraine
World  (tags: politics, violence, government, conflict, corruption, crime )

- 12 hours ago -
It's difficult to know which is the more disturbing aspect of the crisis in Ukraine...the casual acceptance by the West of an illegal, coup-installed regime in Kyiv populated by neo-Nazis and anti-Semites? Is it the deliberate obfuscation of the truth?
Revealed: The Palestinian Children Killed By Israeli Forces
World  (tags: Gaza, israel, violence, war, middle-east, palestine, children killed )

- 12 hours ago -
More children than Palestinian fighters are being killed in Israel's offensive on Gaza, according to the UN. Al Mezan has verified the deaths of 132 children between July 7 and July 21 via its field workers.
Israel Grants First Golan Heights Oil Drilling License To Dick Cheney-Linked Company
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, syria, Golan Heights, oil, Dick Cheney, Genie Energy )

- 12 hours ago -
Israel seized the Golan Heights in the Six-Day War in 1967 and annexed the territory in 1981. Its administration of the area -- which is not recognized by international law -- has been mostly peaceful until the Syrian civil war AH! PROFIT rules ...
Yachad: We Believe - A Statement for Signing
World  (tags: Yachad, Together for Peace, middle-east, israel, palestine, Gaza )

- 13 hours ago -
We want the world to know, however tough it is at the moment, British Jewish supporters of Israel refuse to be blinded by the narrowness of the debate here, and the violence in the region. We must remain, together, committed to our quest for peace.
HidreléTricas Na AmazôNia? Diga NÃO! Apoie Agora! #SOSJuruena
World  (tags: brazil, National Parks and Wildlife Service, extinction )

- 13 hours ago -
The title translates to "Hydroelectrics in Amazonia? Say NO! Support (it) now! #SOSJuruena ". I lack the Portuguese to fully translate the petition but I guess the video gives an idea what it is about!
TAKE ACTION NOW - Your Signature for "World Peace - Global Petition" ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
World  (tags: freedoms, animals humans, ethics, children )

- 14 hours ago -
Peace begins with each of us.Please share this petition and help us reach the goal of 1,111,000 signatures.The petition will be delivered to the President/Prime Minister/Queen//leader of every country in the world, the U.N and heads of major corporations.
20 Hamilton Human Trafficking Ring Members Deported
World  (tags: humanrights, crime, Human Trafficking, deported )

- 20 hours ago -
Twenty members of what has been called the largest human trafficking ring in Canadian history are being sent back to Hungary, after the minister of public safety announced Tuesday in Hamilton the deportation of all but two convicted in the case.
Malaysia Airlines Flight Over Syria Reflects War Zone Challenge
World  (tags: Malaysia Airlines, syria, war zones, rerouting, Ukraine, airlines, challenges, Asia europe, conflict, humans, middle-east, society, world )

- 20 hours ago -
Malaysia Airlines MASM.KL rerouted a flight over Syria on Sunday after its usual path over Ukraine was closed, reflecting the challenges airlines face in finding conflict-free routes between Asia and Europe.
Netanyahu Finally Speaks His Mind
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, UnitedNations, usa, war, ethics )

- 22 hours ago -
One thing's for sure: Nobody will ever be able to claim in the future that he didn't tell us what he really thinks. He made explicitly clear that he could never, ever, countenance a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank.
We Should All Be Frightened By What's Happening in Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, William Polk, history, perspective, terrorism, violence, HumanRights )

- 23 hours ago -
Gordon Levy wrote ""The youths of the Jewish state are attacking Palestinians in the streets of Jerusalem, just like gentile youths used to attack Jews in the streets of Europe. These are the children of the nationalistic and racist generation ..."
What The Media's Getting Wrong About Israel And Palestine -- And Why It Matters
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, bias, media, violence )

- 1 day ago -
The LA Times ran "Palestinian rockets reach farther into Israel," reporting that the homemade rockets have not killed a single person, but failing to mention the American-funded Israeli missiles that have left over nearly 600 Palestinians, mostly kids &
Haaretz Opinion: The Shame of An Israel Dripping With Venom
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Haaretz, shame, venom )

- 1 day ago -
Many people yearn for a different kind of Israel. The protest will come from a wider community that's ashamed of an Israel that has abandoned its democratic goals. They are ashamed of an archaic, faith-based interpretation of concepts such as Zionism ...

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