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'Witch Hunt': Fired MSNBC Contributor Speaks Out on Suppression of Israel-Palestine Debate
World  (tags: media bias, middle-east, israel, MSNBC, NBC, Max Blumenthal )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
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.
Anti-Semitism Has No Place in Palestine Advocacy
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, anti-Semitism, bigotry )

Evelyn
- 12 hours ago - 972mag.com
Anyone who claims to speak for Palestine while condoning acts of bigotry against our Semitic brothers and sisters should not be speaking on our behalf at all, let alone for those suffering in Gaza.
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 )

B
- 1 day ago - usatoday.com
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.
Disabled Woman, Daughter Held in Snake Pit
World  (tags: usa, humanrights, modern slavery, held in snake pit )

Rose
- 1 day ago - 9news.com.au
An American man has been jailed for 30 years after holding a disabled woman and her five-year-old daughter captive in a snake-infested basement for two years.
UN Rights Council Launches Probe Into Israel's Gaza Offensive
World  (tags: freedoms, Gaza Strip, Gaza assault2014. energy war, humanitarian crisis, war crimes, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, media, death, children, humans, world, terrorism )

Jess
- 1 day ago - maannews.net
The Gaza offensive marks the worst violence since two spikes in conflict in 2009 and 2012, and has already claimed the lives of more than 685 Palestinians, most of them civilians, and 34 Israelis, 32 of them soldiers.
Meriam and Her Family Finally Leave Sudan
World  (tags: humanrights, deathpenalty, society, terrorism, HumanRights, freedoms, goodnews, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, africa, news )

Steve
- 22 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
At last, the news we've all been waiting for. Meriam, Daniel, Martin and Maya have left Sudan and are flying to Italy. Thank you all for your support for Meriam throughout her ordeal. My thanks too for the support you gave me. Much love to all.
Malaysian Jet, Cancelled Tel Aviv Flights Illustrate Dangers of Flying Over Unstable Territory
World  (tags: dangers, planes, commercial flights, airline passengers, ground based weapons )

Lone
- 21 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The world is pockmarked with volatile hot spots stretching from West Africa to Central Asia -- a wide arc where commercial flights and airline passengers could potentially be at risk from ground-based weapons.
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 )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
And this is a country we have turned over vast number of job opportunities to
Israeli Military Falsifies Photograph to Justify Bombing El-Wafa Hospital
World  (tags: el-Wafa Hospital, Gaza, bombed twice, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, fearmongering, psychological warfare, massacre, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, terrorism, media, humanrights, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, europe, death, children, world, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
Ally Cohen, media coordinator for the ISM states, "anyone on the ground in Palestine knows that the Israeli military are constantly releasing completely fabricated information and reports. The only difference in this case, is that we can prove it."
UN Observer: Israel Slaughters Entire Families
World  (tags: HumanRights, media, UnitedNations, ehnic cleansing, end the siege-occupation of Palestine, Free Gaza!, end all US military aid to Israel, humanitarian, US congress, Gaza Strip massacres-siege 2014, death, children, war, world, usa, europe, terrorism )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
"Fear and panic have gripped the population, leading to the displacement of more than 100,000 people, who are now sheltering in UNRWA schools, already double the number of Palestinians who sought refuge in the Agency's schools in the Israeli war on Gaza o
'Zero Tolerance' the Call for Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation
World  (tags: violence, africa, asia, freedoms, humanrights, women, child marriage, FGM/C, FGM ZERO TOLERANCE, UnitedNations )

Naoko
- 21 hours ago - ipsnews.net
"Millions of young girls around the world are in danger of female genital mutilation and child marriage - and of losing their childhoods forever to these harmful practices" - Susan Bissell, UNICEF's Chief of Child Protection
Israeli Forces Shell UN School Where Displaced Palestinians Gathered, Killing at Least 9
World  (tags: assault on Gaza Strip-siege 2014, UNRWA shelter in Beit Hanoun, war crimes, end all US military aid to Israel, now!, end the siege-attacks on Gaza, BDS, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, terrorism, world, children, HumanRights, europe, news, media )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The first reports came in on Twitter from Palestinians in Gaza, and were then confirmed by CNN's Ben Wedeman, who is reporting from the coastal strip.
Passport The Islamic State Isn't Circumcising Women and Didn't Steal $400 Million Either
World  (tags: middle-east, iraq, Mosul, ISIS, ISIL, misleading reports )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - blog.foreignpolicy.com
the next time you read a story and think that it's too spectacular to be true -- you just may be right. There is enough "bad" news, but irresponsible reporting makes things far worse
U.S. Has 'Evidence That Russia Is Firing' Into Ukraine
World  (tags: conflict, crime, death, ethics, europe, HumanRights, humans, ukraine, russia, politics, society, terrorism, war, world, violence )

Frank
- 10 hours ago - cnn.com
"The United States said Thursday it has proof that Russia is firing into Ukraine."- cnn
The Roma People's Struggle to Survive
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Roma, discrin=mination, immigration, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - vice.com
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
A Message to the World From Gaza (Stop The Killing)   video
World  (tags: Gaza, Palestine, massacres, civilians, innocence, free Palestine, long live Palestine, human rights, israel )

Gienia
- 9 hours ago - youtube.com
As of this moment, 802 people (over 200 children) killed, 5300 injured, over 1000 houses demolished... Stop The Killing...
Open Letter By 50 Israeli Army Reservists on Why They Refuse to Shoot at Palestinians in Gaza
World  (tags: Israel, military, conscripts, Gaza, refusal to serve, conflict, HumanRights, palestine, politics )

Lynn
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
Whenever the Israeli army drafts the reserves...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, dozens are refusing to take part.
We Are Israeli Reservists, We Refuse To Serve
World  (tags: ethics, death, crime, conflict, israel, Refugees&Relief, world, war, violence )

Wild
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
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
U.S.-Israel Ties Help and Hinder American Efforts to Secure a Cease-Fire
World  (tags: violence, world, war, Refugees&Relief, israel, palestine, death, usa, HumanRights )

Wild
- 13 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
JERUSALEM -- In life, Max Steinberg was known for his courage, athletic prowess and love of Bob Marley songs, his family and friends told an estimated 30,000 people who attended his military funeral on Wednesday. In death, Sgt. Steinberg represented more.
MH17 Disaster Foretells a More Dangerous World
World  (tags: conflict, world, death, HumanRights, news, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, war )

Frank
- 9 hours ago - cnn.com
"The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is a poignant reminder of the randomness of fortune and misfortune. But it also serves as a prelude to an emerging security environment marked by irregular warfare, proliferated high-end technology and complex"cnn
New Water Balance Calculation for the Dead Sea By Tilo Arnhold
World  (tags: Dead Sea )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
Even now, the available groundwater resources in the region are not sufficient to meet the growing water requirements of the population and agriculture.
"Growing Humanitarian Crisis":Palestinian Toll Tops 650 as Israel Attacks Gaza's Sole Power Plant
World  (tags: israel, HumanRights, children, death, ethics, world, war, violence, Refugees&Relief, conflict, media )

Wild
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
Even though there have been talks of ceasefire, the Israeli military continue to bombard the Gaza Strip, bombing Gaza's sole power plant and the heavy shelling of Khan Younis.
Israeli And Palestinian Families Come Together To Promote Reconciliation (VIDEO)
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Bassam Aramin, Rami Elhanin, Parents Circle Family Forum )

Evelyn
- 16 hours ago - live.huffingtonpost.com
'I will not use my being a victim to creat new victims" Amidst the violence in Israel and Gaza, Palestinian and Israeli families come together to promote dialogue and reconciliation. Parents Circle Family Forum brings together >600 Israeli & Palestinians
Ukraine Government Collapses as PM Resigns and Ruling Coalition Breaks
World  (tags: ukraine, government, collapse, prime minister )

Kenneth
- 15 hours ago - secretsofthefed.com
Ukrainian government collapses and Prime Minister resigns.
Shells Hit U.N.-Run School Sheltering Evacuees in Gaza Strip
World  (tags: violence, war, society, Refugees&Relief, israel, palestine, conflict, death, ethics )

Wild
- 14 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
GAZA CITY -- A U.N.-run school crowded with Palestinian evacuees in the northern part of the Gaza Strip came under shelling on Thursday, leaving at least 15 people dead and as many as 200 wounded, Palestinian officials said.
Decrying 'Brutal Operation Taking Place in Our Name,' Israeli Military Reservists Refuse to Serve | Democracy Now!
World  (tags: ethics, death, crime, conflict, HumanRights, israel, palestine, world, violence, war, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, children )

Wild
- 11 hours ago - democracynow.org
As Israel pledges to continue the assault on Gaza for "as long as is required," we are joined by two Israelis who have refused to serve in their country's military reserves. On Tuesday, The Washington Post ran an open letter authored by Yael Even Or title
 

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