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John Prescott: Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Is a War Crime - and It Must End
World  (tags: middle-east, Gaza, israel, palestine, violence, war, poll, vote )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
The former Deputy Prime Minister says the reaction to Hamas' rockets is brutally disproportionate and grossly indiscriminate. Give your opinion (poll)
SIGN NOW - Israel-Palestine: This Is How It Ends
World  (tags: israel, palestine, Palestinian land, hamas, rockets, gaza )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
The only way to stop this hellish cycle of Israel confiscating Palestinian lands, daily collective punishment of innocent Palestinian families, Hamas firing rockets, and Israel bombing Gaza is to make the economic cost of this conflict too high to bear.
A Jewish Zionist Speaks Out: Zionism and Its Discontents
World  (tags: israel, Zionism, Gaza, Hamas, Palestine, violence, peace )

Evelyn
- 22 hours ago - nytimes.com
This, as a Zionist, I cannot accept. Jews, above all people, know what oppression is. Children over millennia were the transmission belt of Jewish survival. Hamas is also the product of a situation that Israel has reinforced rather than sought to resolve
UPDATE 6-Netanyahu Vows to Complete Gaza Tunnels Destruction
World  (tags: Netanyahu, israel, civilian deaths, gaza, tunnels, death, government, humans, palestine, politics, society, violence, war, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - af.reuters.com
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.
Berishna´s Life, 10 Years Old, Is Worth Nothing for Them / La Vida De Berishna, De 10 añOs, No Vale Nada.
World  (tags: humanrights, afganistan, Afghan women, children's rights, afghan, violence, Rape victim )

Carmen
- 1 hour ago - hazteoir.org
The Berishna story is poignant and excruciating: with only 10 years, this Afghan girl was raped by a clergyman.Their wounds and tears were so severe that needed 22 days of hospitalization.
Woman Alone - the Fight for Survival By Syria's Refugee Women
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, woman, middle-east, UNHCR, survival )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - womanalone.unhcr.org
Life for Syria's refugee women did not stop when they crossed the border; rather, it was the beginning of a new, deeply traumatic experience - filled with misery, anxiety, isolation and hardship. If it makes you uncomfortable to read it, it should."
WHO: Ebola Moving Faster Than Control Efforts
World  (tags: ebola, outbreaks, epidemics, disease, Africa )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - news.msn.com
An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.
TAKE ACTION for Survival International
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Indigenous rights, terrorism )

Dimitris
- 9 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Davi Kopenawa, a leading Amazon shaman and spokesman for the Yanomami tribe has received death threats from armed men that have left him fearing for his life.
Greek Court Acquits Farmers Who Shot 28 Bangladeshi Strawberry Pickers
World  (tags: greek court, humanrights, racism )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Scandalous' verdict condemned by politicians and anti-racist groups after case that revealed migrant workers' plight
Gaza Fighting Resumes Despite Ceasefire Deal
World  (tags: cover-up, crime, ethics, propaganda, war, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death )

Nell
- 18 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling, medics say, hours after 72-hour truce between Hamas and Israel began. There was an immediate lull in fighting as the truce began at 8am local time (05:00 GMT) on Friday. However, less than three hours
Mass Execution in Gaza. The Martians Did It Again!
World  (tags: Immoral, unethical, unconscionable, warmongers, US, Israel, Israelis, militant, Zionist, occupation, war, crimes, ammunition, civilians, babies, women, handicapped, murderers, fanatics, victims, innocent, torture, unlawful, AIPAC, criminals, cowards )

Sam
- 8 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Piled in one room in the Gaza war zone are rotting bodies--and shell casings marked "IMI," short for "Israel Military Industries."
Letter From Tel Aviv - Hilla Dayan and PW Zuidhof
World  (tags: Tel Aviv, Israel, palestine, ground invasion, children, death, humans, middle-east, politics, society, violence, war, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - jewishvoiceforpeace.org
Why do Israelis support a costly ground invasion of Gaza?
President Donates Salaries to Families in Need
World  (tags: Slovakia, people, donations )

Alexandra
- 11 hours ago - thedaily.sk
President Andrej Kiska is keeping up his philanthropic approach to his post, this time sharing out his first salary as Slovakia's president among several families in need.
AWESOME: Mark Levin Interviews Son of Hamas Founder Mosab Hassan Yousef Who Says Israel Is Fighting for the World
World  (tags: HumanRights, humans, interesting, middle-east, terrorism, usa, world )

Carol
- 9 hours ago - therightscoop.com
Mark Levin interviewed the son of the founder of Hamas, Mosab Hassan Yousef, tonight on his show to get more insight into the terrorist group that runs the Gaza Strip.
Rights Groups: Our Turn Has Come
World  (tags: Egypt, Human Rights, law, civil society, human rights groups, pressure, government )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - english.ahram.org.eg
The head of the civil liberties unit at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), believes the ultimatum might be a "prelude to the crackdown" on human rights defenders which he and others have expected for months.
Dispatches: Mass Grave Found in Eastern Ukraine
World  (tags: Ukraine, insurgents, mass grave, Sloviansk, humanrights )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - hrw.org
Insurgents systematically kidnapped, abducted, beat, and sometimes tortured activists and residents they suspected of supporting the Ukrainian government.
Fareed Zakaria(WP) - The Rise of Putinism(or Is It Trying to Get Free of Excessive Economic Dominance)
World  (tags: ethics, politics, HumanRights, europe, world, war, violence, usa, iraq, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, conflict, corruption, freedoms )

Wild
- 10 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
When the Cold War ended, Hungary occupied a special place in the story of the revolutions of 1989. It was the first country in the Soviet orbit to abandon communism and embrace liberal democracy. Today it is again a trendsetter, becoming the first Europea
The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War
World  (tags: water, war, Human Rights, United Nations, Palestine, Detroit, conflict, corruption, ethics, politics )

Lynn
- 2 hours ago - commondreams.org
These are the reckless tactics of war -- every kind of war. Revering and protecting our water supply, not merely "controlling" it, is a far better use of our blood, sweat and tears.
Concussions a Greater Problem for Black Youth
World  (tags: sports news )

Nicole
- 1 day ago - ladatanews.com
Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the high school and junior high school level, according to the fed- eral government statistics.
Investigators Reach MH17 Crash Site for First Time
World  (tags: air crash, investigation, Ukraine )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - metronews.ca
An international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
UN Says Israel Violated International Law, After Shells Hit School In Gaza
World  (tags: conflict, children, death, ethics, UnitedNations, israel, palestine )

Wild
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
GAZA CITY -- United Nations officials accused Israel of violating international law after artillery shells slammed into a school overflowing with evacuees Wednesday, an attack that Palestinian and U.N. officials said killed at least 20 people and wounded
Ali's 'Fight of the Century' Gloves Sold
World  (tags: sport, boxing legend )

Alexandra
- 14 hours ago - iol.co.za
The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400 000.
Jonathan Kay: This War Was Supposed to 'Isolate' Israel. Instead, the Opposite Happened
World  (tags: world, israel, gaza, terrorism, islamists, terrorists, middle-east, news, palestine, politics, terrorism, society, war, violence, death, conflict, asia )

Roger
- 8 hours ago - fullcomment.nationalpost.com
"The world stands disgraced" was the banner headline that Britain's Guardian newspaper put on Thursday's front page -- a quote from a UN official outraged after Israeli shelling killed 15 civilians at a school being used as a shelter in Gaza.
North Dakota Town Sees 1st Human Trafficking Case
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, violence, sex offender, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 1 hour ago - abcnews.go.com
A convicted sex offender from California now living in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston was charged Friday in what police say is their first human trafficking case.
Understanding Israel's War as Racist Is Crucial to Ending Occupation
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, politics, society, war, crime, ethics, Human Rights, racism, theocracy, Netenyahu, Shaked, apartheid )

Lynn
- 30 minutes ago - commondreams.org
... the truth is often elusive in the thick of oppression. ... what racism is as a concept and universally denounces it. ... So perhaps the global acceptance of Israeli atrocities as racist may not have to wait until after Gaza has been emptied of Arabs.
Arab States Offer Little Help to Hamas
World  (tags: Arab States, Hamas )

Micheael
- 16 hours ago - upi.com
Saudi Arabia, Jordan and others find themselves supportive of Israel's aims in its fight against Hamas.
Taiwan City Rocked By Deadly Gas Explosions
World  (tags: asia, conflict, crime, death, war, world, conflict, crime, death, humans, news, war, world )

Nell
- 8 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Multiple gas pipeline explosions have killed 24 people and injured 257 others in Taiwan's second city, emergency officials said.Witnesses said Thursday's blast in Kaohsiung sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, and entire blocks, packed with shop
WTO Talks Collapses on Implementation of Trade Facilitation Agreement
World  (tags: )

Nell
- 7 hours ago - news.xinhuanet.com
English.news.cn 2014-08-02 03:36:22 GENEVA, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to agree on the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement as the deadline of July 31 passed.
Latin America Comes Out in Force Against Israel
World  (tags: Immoral, unethical, unconscionable, warmongers, US, Israel, Israelis, militant, Zionist, occupation, war, crimes, ammunition, civilians, babies, women, handicapped, murderers, fanatics, victims, innocent, torture, unlawful, AIPAC, criminals, cowards )

Sam
- 1 hour ago - news.yahoo.com
Latin America's leaders are among the most vehement in condemning Israel's Gaza offensive -- labelling the Jewish state "terrorist", recalling ambassadors, and offering near-unanimous, unwavering support to Palestinians.
   

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