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OBAMA MAKES QUICKIE STATEMENT ON ISIS BEHEADING THEN RUSHES OFF TO PLAY GOLF
World  (tags: Barack Obama, statement, US journalist, beheading, White House, golf, Martha's Vinyard )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - nowtheendbegins.com
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the entire world is "appalled" by the brutal death of American journalist James Foley, who was shown in a video released by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq being beheaded. "No faith teaches people to massacre
Applaud Initiative to Grant High School Diploma
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, ACTION THANKING, high school, Diploma )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Owen Muelder and Lowell Peterson Goal: Applaud efforts to give diploma to man denied his due to institutional racism Recently, a retired attorney received his high school diploma at the age of 73 after two of his fellow former classmates
Palestinian Authority Says Hamas Shot Fatah Men in Legs During Gaza Fighting
World  (tags: Hamas, Fatah, justice )

David
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
Fatah officials said last week that more than 250 of their men in the Gaza Strip have been ordered by Hamas not to leave their homes during the war. Several who defied the house arrest were either shot in the legs or had their limbs broken by Hamas.
In Memory of James Foley
World  (tags: In memory of James Foldy )

Morgan
- 22 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
John Foley father of James Foley Called his son a hero for shining a light on the stories of oppressed people His mom Diane Foley recalled he once said 'Mom I found my passion I found my vocation'
Please Sign-Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth to Power From Ferguson to Washington
World  (tags: )

Chrissy
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Defend journalism that speaks truth to power from Ferguson to Washington
Teen's Death Prompts Call for National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
World  (tags: Canada, Women, Indigenous, First Nations )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"Every week now, we hear of another Aboriginal girl or woman, who has gone missing, to be found brutally murdered"...
Net Closes on 'Jihadi John' as London Pair Probed
World  (tags: Great Britain, 'Jihadi John', violence, death, crime, world, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
An NHS doctor from east London who was previously accused of kidnapping Western journalists in Syria may hold the key to identifying the jihadi who beheaded James Foley, intelligence sources have disclosed.
Brazil Farmers Find GMO Corn Seeds No Longer Control Pests
World  (tags: world, brazil, gmos, health, farmers, humanrights )

Rose
- 2 hours ago - naturallysavvy.com
Reuters reports that genetically modified (GMO) corn seeds are no longer keeping pests at bay for Brazilian farmers.
More British Muslims Fighting for ISIS Than for Britain
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, israel, middle-east, palestine, terrorism, war, violence, news, politics, Syria, Europe, Britain, Muslim, Islam )

Fred
- 18 hours ago - washingtontimes.com
A British Member of Parliament told Newsweek on Wednesday that there are more than twice as many British Muslims fighting for the Islamic State group than in the nation's military.
European Fighters Take On More Prominent Roles In The Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, violence, terrorism, ISIS, world )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - npr.org
British authorities are trying to identify the masked man who executed American photojournalist James Foley in a video that has caused massive global reaction.
Israel Destroys Six Homes in the West Bank
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, Occupied Territories, Palestine, destruction, homes, occupiers )

Evelyn
- 9 hours ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Daglass, chief of the settlement dossier in northern West Bank, said that the Israeli occupation destroyed four houses built of mud about 100 years ago, claiming the houses were illegally built. Daglass said that such houses do not need permit, predating
Ferguson, Gaza and Luhansk - What Responsibility to Protect?
World  (tags: GAZA, Ferguson Protests, Luhansk, Domestic Policy, humanrights, government, ethics, europe )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
U.S. takes little responsibility, offers little protection
Tide Turns for Shark Fin in China
World  (tags: China, sharkfin )

Micheael
- 15 hours ago - seeddaily.com
A sprawling market floor in Guangzhou was once a prime location for shark fin...
What the Jihadists Who Bought 'Islam For Dummies' on Amazon Tell Us About Radicalization (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Jihadists, violence, religion, dishonesty, politics, ethics, conflict, death, middle-east, world, news )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Can you guess which books the wannabe jihadists Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed ordered online from Amazon before they set out from Birmingham to fight in Syria last May?
Israel Killed His Parents Thursday, Lawyer Younis: Signing Rome Statute Is Must
World  (tags: HumanRights, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, assault-massacres, ROME STATUTE, U.N., Essam Younis, Al Mizan Center for Human Rights, MURDER BY ISRAELI FORCES, freedoms, children, death, news, world, unitednations )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - alray.ps
Parents of Essam Younis, the director of the Al Mizan Center for Human Rights in Gaza were killed after Israeli warplanes bombed several houses in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.
A 'No' Vote Breaks Tradition in Usually Unanimous Cuban Parliament - and It's Cast By a Castro
World  (tags: Cuba, Castro, vote, parliament, government, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, politics, society, world, unitednations )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament. And it wasn't just any lawmaker.
'Apartheid Is Flourishing' in US, Says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
World  (tags: Police Militarization, US, humanrights, Navi Pillay, apartheid policies, Civil Rights, asia )

Rodney
- 14 hours ago - presstv.ir
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says clashes between police and protesters in Missouri shows that "apartheid is flourishing" in the US, similar to South Africa during the apartheid era.
Dr. Saeb Erekat on Israeli Threats Against MP Khaleda Jarra
World  (tags: occupied West Bank, MP Khaleda Jarra, Palestine Legislative Council Member, Israeli forces-harassment-imtimidation, forced displacement, evictions, IDF human rights abuses, end the occupation, civil liberties, IDF, Palestine, middle-east, terrorism )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
Before dawn yesterday, Israeli forces raided the home of Palestine Legislative Council Member, Khaleda Jarrar. While there, the forces issued Ms. Jarrar a military order instructing her to abandon her home
VIDEO - Israel Hits Gazans From Civilian Homes
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, suffering, lift the blockade, HumanRights, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, assault-massacres, zionism-racism, violence, society, death, children's rights, BDSnews, media, israel, terrorism, world )

Jess
- 6 hours ago - presstv.ir
Israeli military took houses in Shejaiya as barracks for its soldiers after crossing the border into the blockaded Strip last month, when the regime launched its ground operations against Palestinians.
In Case of Slain Journalist, Negotiations, Silence, Then a Chilling Warning
World  (tags: Syria, journalist, crime, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, usa, world, war )

Lone
- 5 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Foley's death, highlighting how Syria has become perhaps the most dangerous country on earth for journalists, followed intense efforts by GlobalPost and others to identify his captors
While Gaza War Rages, Israel Quietly Speeds Up Settlement Construction in the West Bank and Jerusalem
World  (tags: israel, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, end US AID TO ISRAEL now!, BDS, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, news, middle-east, media, terrorism, unitednations, violence, war, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, children, death )

Jess
- 1 hour ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Israel started construction on hundreds of housing units in the West Bank and Jerusalem since its assault on the Gaza Strip began in early July
Gaza: Israel 'Targets Hamas Leader Deif'
World  (tags: Gaza, Hamas, Israel, conflict, deif, mohammed )

Marie
- 1 day ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Hamas says the wife and child of its military commander, Mohammed Deif, have been killed in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip.
A Pretense for War in Vietnam
World  (tags: Vietnam, US, Kennedy Administration, Lyndon Johnson, Gulf of Tonkin, Anniversary, American Imperialism, Military Industrial Complex, American War, Military, Troops, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"August 2 marked the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, in which the U.S. reported attacks on a Navy destroyer by North Vietnamese patrol torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin."
Stop the Violence From Ferguson to Gaza: 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Arrested in St. Louis | Democracy Now!
World  (tags: ethics, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, abuse, politics, military, usa, war, crime, cover-up, israel, palestine, death, crime, violence, HumanRights )

Wild
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
ust days after her 90th birthday, Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein was arrested Monday in St. Louis when she was part of a protest outside Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's office. Epstein was born in Germany and left in 1939 on a Kindertransport to England.
   

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