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Exposed: British Cluster Bombs Used in Deadly Attacks on Civilians - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: UK, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Saudi-led coalition, cluster bombs, illegal weapons, attacks on civilians, arms sales, chldren killed and maimed, Amnesty International petition )

- 15 hours ago -
Tell the PM to investigate immediately. The UK government should stop selling arms to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition carrying out illegal and indiscriminate airstrikes in Yemen.
Israeli Forces Continue Systematic Crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, west bank, gaza, israel, israel state terrorism, Human Rights, international law violations )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the 7 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. About 30 olive trees were burnt at the eastern entrance to Kufor Qaddoum village, northeast of Qalqily
India's Transgender Sari Models Winning Hearts- BBC News
World  (tags: India, Kerala, saris, models, fashion, LGBT, Transsexuals, acceptance, designer, hand-woven material )

- 1 day ago -
In an unusual move, a designer in the southern Indian state of Kerala has launched her new collection of saris, featuring two transgender models, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi. Sharmila Nair's collection is called Mazhavil - or, the rainbow -
UN Coordinator Calls on Israel to Stop Destruction of Humanitarian Aid, Respect International Law re Palestine
World  (tags: palestine, israel state terrorism, middle-east, United Nations, international law violations )

- 1 day ago -
JERUSALEM (WAFA) 18 May -- The UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Robert Piper, Wednesday condemned the demolition and confiscation of donor-funded humanitarian assistance by the
Black Lives Matter Activist Charged With Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, actvist, charged with traffficking )

- 10 hours ago -
A well-known Black Lives Matter activist has been arrested and charged with human trafficking, among other infractions.
Praise the Protection of Vulnerable Indigenous Tribe
World  (tags: Protect Kawahiva Native Tribe, in Brasil Amazonas Rainforests )

- 9 hours ago -
Target: Dilma Rousseff, former President of Brazil! Goal: Praise Brazils decision to protect the territory of an isolated tribe threatened by loggers.
Lest We Forget: **Oyoun Qarra Massacre, Gaza 20 May 1990
World  (tags: palestine, israel, middle-east, humanrights, crime, occupation, israel war crimes, massacure )

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In the early hours of Sunday, May 20th,1990, a group of 100 Palestinian labourers from the Gaza Strip were waitingat the Oyoun Qarra (Rishon Lezion) bus stop to be transported to theirworking place. An Israeli occupation soldier, Ami Popper, from nearb
Ontario Private MemberâEUR(TM)s Bill Over Boycott of Israel Defeated By MPPs
World  (tags: Ontario, Israel, Palestine, BDS, Canada, BOYCOTT DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS), occupationgovernment, HumanRights, middle-east )

- 1 day ago -
Ontario MPPs have rejected a push to stop the province from doing business with companies backing the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
Big Oil Vs. Big Whale: Will Pipeline Trump Iconic Orca?
World  (tags: Big Oil versus the Whale )

- 1 day ago -
'Species at risk' designation could mean unique court challenge for NEB and Trans Mountain project
Hundreds of Academics Call to Boycott Genocide Conference in Israel
World  (tags: International Network of Genocide Schola, INoGS, Human Rights, settler colonialism, occupation, Israel, Palestine )

- 1 day ago -
In a letter to the INoGS on May 3, 270 academics pointed to the hypocrisy of having the conference in Israel at a time when Israel's actions are "increasingly being viewed through lenses of ethnic cleansing and genocide linked to settler colonialism."
McDonald's Responds After Being Dragged Into New Zealand Fish Sustainability Row
World  (tags: Mickey Dees )

- 1 day ago -
A leaked memo about sustainability of the New Zealand fishing industry is now gaining international attention with global food giant McDonald's also being brought into the row.
Leftover Israeli Ordnance Explodes, Injures Farmer in Gaza
World  (tags: Palistine, middle-east, Gaza, Israeli War crimes, Israel. Occupation, ordance, arms )

- 1 day ago -
A Palestinian farmer Thursday was injured as a leftover Israeli ordnance exploded to the east of Deir al-Balah city in the central Gaza Strip. The farmer was rushed into Shuhada Al-Aqsa Hospital, where medics described his injuries as moderate.
Lack of Support Endangers Rangers and Global Wildlife
World  (tags: global poaching crisis, wildlife rangers, government, world, WWF, crime, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
Battling a global poaching crisis, wildlife rangers believe they lack the necessary equipment, training and support from their governments to protect themselves and the worldâEUR(TM)s threatened wildlife from poachers, according to a new WWF study released
Brazil Leak: Corrupt Leaders Seek Protection With Coup
World  (tags: news-media bias, news-media-world, COUP, Michel Temer, impeachment, democracy, Petrobras, Romero Juca, all-white male cabinet, Operation Car Wash, corruption, leak, Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff )

- 14 hours ago -
The taped conversation is the strongest proof to date that Dilma Rousseff's rivals' bid to remove her from office is more about protecting corruption
Refugee Children Should Be With Their Families
World  (tags: world, war, children, freedoms )

- 12 hours ago -
My home, Daraa, was one of the first cities involved in the uprising in Syria. Bombs landed on my street. On 15 January 2015, I ran away from the war. I was 14 years old.
British Labour Party Anti-Semitism Is From the Top Down
World  (tags: Anti-semitism in the U.K )

- 8 hours ago -
When a party is led by people who spread venomous lies about the only Jewish state in the world, itâEUR(TM)s not surprising that their followers see it as open season.
DonâEUR(TM)t Start a Fire in Asia, China Warns Obama After Vietnam Arms Deal
World  (tags: china, europe, usa, world, HumanRights, asia, south china sea, japan, news, politics )

- 7 hours ago -
Beijing, not surprisingly, was unimpressed. It enjoys a complex relationship with its southern neighbor:
Israeli Army Attacks Gaza Farmers and Fishers
World  (tags: middle-east, Gaza, Israeli, humanrights, terrorism )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli soldiers opened fire, on *Thursday morning*, targeting several Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships also opened fire on fishers in Palestinian territorial waters, near Gaza city
Israeli Forces Open Fire at Farmers, Fisherman in Gaza
World  (tags: Palistine, Gaza Blockade, israel, terrorism, OCCUPATION, middle-east, crime )

- 1 day ago -
21 May Israeli forces *Saturday morning* opened fire on Palestinian farmers, shepherds and fishermen in two areas in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said. Israeli forces deployed east of the town of al-Qarara in the southern district of Khan Yunis
Even Many Israelis Fear What Avigdor Lieberman's Appointment Represents
World  (tags: Avigdor Lieberman, hawk, Defence Minister, Israel, anti-Arab, racism, threat, Palestinians, Human Rights, violence, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman's apparent appointment as defense minister, replacing Moshe Ya'alon, 40% of those polled supported the move, 46% were against it, and 14% said they had no opinion on the matter.
I'M in the Air and There Is No Blockade.
World  (tags: Mohammed, al-Sheikh, Spiderman, Guinness, world, record, Israel, bombardment, Gaza, dead, wounded, women, men, children, blockade )

- 12 hours ago -
Mohammed found fame just after the devastating Israeli bombardment of Gaza that left over 2,000 Palestinians dead in 2014.
Hiroshima A-Bomb Museum Chief Hopes Obama Will Visit Displays 'as a Father'
World  (tags: usa, war, death, humanrights, Obama, hiroshima, Peace Memorial Museum, G-7 Leaders )

- 5 hours ago -
Should U.S. President Barack Obama opt to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum later this week, Kenji Shiga, its director, is adamant that he wouldn't ask too much.
Dozens Injured in BilâEUR~in's Weekly Nonviolent Protest
World  (tags: Palestine, West Bank, israel occupation forces, Israel, non-violent protest, HumanRights, freedoms, middle-east )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, theweekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in BilâEUR~in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causingdozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The Popular Committ
2 Simple Ways To Create A Kinder World
World  (tags: society, world, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
How practicing kindness and compassion can bring real meaning and true happiness to yourself and others
Some Japanese Teens in Poverty Have No Choice But Prostitution
World  (tags: children, humanrights, poverty, prostitution, Japan, abuse, social welfare )

- 6 hours ago -
A 15-year-old girl was so desperate for indoor shoes to wear at school that she prostituted herself two years ago for the grand sum of 5,000 yen ($46).

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