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Man Sentenced to 97 Years in Human Trafficking Case
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, human trafficking charges )

Rose
- 1 day ago - sfgate.com
A San Francisco man convicted of sexually trafficking two girls, 14 and 16, flew into a rage in court Thursday just before being sentenced to 97 years to life in state prison.
Human Trafficking Is a Real Problem in Michigan
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, freedoms, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - thetimesherald.com
We always think things happen to someone else, but not us. Horrible things happen in other countries but not ours. I was shocked to learn that Michigan is one of the top spots in the United States for human trafficking.
CANADA: Sign the Global Treaty to End Torture!
World  (tags: Human Rights, torture )

Dimitris
- 14 hours ago - e-activist.com
30 YEARS AGO THE WORLD AGREED TO BAN THE USE OF TORTURE, but it still thrives in more than 100 countries, behind closed doors and in hidden corners of prisons and detention centres where no one is watching.
Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On An Unconscious Intoxicated Person
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, forced oral sex, petition to sign )

Rose
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma Goal: Change legislation that decriminalizes oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person. Oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person is not considered rape in the eyes of the law, states an
The Assad Files
World  (tags: war, syria, assad, violence, war )

Rose
- 8 hours ago - newyorker.com
the investigator in Syria had made the drive perhaps a hundred times, always in the same battered truck, never with any cargo. It was forty miles to the border, through eleven rebel
What Is the Most Expensive Object on Earth?
World  (tags: Most Expensive, Hinkley Point, Nuclear power plants )

Derek
- 1 day ago - bbc.in
True or false? A new nuclear power station in the south-west of the UK will be the most expensive object on Earth. That's the claim about the proposed plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset - but has anything else ever cost so much to build?
Will Older People Decide the EU Referendum?
World  (tags: Jon Danzig, blog, Brexit, age, senior citizens, males, UKIP, 'Remain', young, female, university educated, Green )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - eu-rope.ideasoneurope.eu
Typical 'Remain' voter, according to the Telegraph, is female aged 18 to 29, with university degree, lives in Scotland & votes Green. Typical âEUR~LeaveâEUR(TM) voter is male aged 60+, with just 'O' levels, lives in East Anglia and votes UKIP. But few youth VOTE
What If It Is All Connected? Humanity and the Global Crisis
World  (tags: connect the dots, holistic insight, collectively, humanity, we are all one, we are all related )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - kosmosjournal.org
Connecting the dots. Humanity needs to think systemically. We need to act from a place of holistic insight. And we need to do so collectively, as the singular humanity of 7.4 billion souls living together with the rest of our biological kin here on Earth
Huge Haul Of Roman Coins Unearthed In Spain
World  (tags: Roman Coins, Spain, Seville, Discovery, Third Century A.D )

Derek
- 1 day ago - trib.al
Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish town have stumbled upon thousands of bronze and silver-coated coins dating as far back as the third century.
Http://Www.Theguardian.Com/Wor ld/2016/Apr/28/Deadly-Airstrik e-on-Hospital-Aleppo-Syria-Rep orts-Say
World  (tags: environment, healthconditions, government, protection, pollution, humans, death, dishonesty, education, children, activists, politics, sadness, society, safety, violence, world, crime, culture, environment, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, ethics, corruptio )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
One of last paediatricians in rebel-held area of Syrian city among the dead, as UN envoy says ceasefire is now âEUR~barely aliveâEUR(TM) - who can imagine living this way ? why does the world just watch ?
People With Albinism in Malawi Face 'Total Extinction' - UN
World  (tags: Albinism, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Killed, Body Parts )

Derek
- 21 hours ago - bbc.in
People with albinism, who lack pigment in their skin and appear pale, are regularly killed in several African countries including Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Sanctions and Defiance in North Korea
World  (tags: war, violence, usa, society, conflict, ethics, HumanRights, media )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - counterpunch.org
Sanctions on North Korea have failed.This is a case of mission impossible for two fundamental reasons: the sanctions will not work, and the fact of them impedes any chance for a "peaceful and comprehensive solution."
Gove Makes 6 Errors on Charter of Fundamental Rights
World  (tags: Britain, EU, Brexit, 'Remain', European Charter of Fundamental Rights, misinformation, Michael Gove )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - infacts.org
Gove is wrong on the basic principles of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and misleading about their application to the UK. He made no fewer than six inaccurate statements.
NSW Government to Cull 90pc of Wild Horses
World  (tags: NSW Government to cull 90pc of wild hors )

Andy
- 3 hours ago - abc.net.au
The draft Wild Horse Management plan for Kosciusko National Park aims to reduce the current number of wild horses in the national park area from 6,000 to only 600 over the next 20 years
Scientists Find More Reasons That Greenland Will Melt Faster
World  (tags: Scientists find more reasons that Greenl )

Andy
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
You can begin to see why global warming can be so devastating to Greenland. It warms the ocean, allowing warmer seas to come visit marine glaciers but it also warms the atmosphere, leading to melting high atop GreenlandâEUR(TM)s surface.
   

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