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Syria 'Chemical Attack': Shooting Delays OPCW Visit to Site
World  (tags: russia, syria, Chemical Weapons, HumanRights, crime, death, middle-east, terrorism, politics, UnitedNations, usa, war, world, europe, conflict, children, government )

Frank
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Efforts by international experts to examine the scene of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria have been delayed again after a UN risk assessment team came under fire.
Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Fight Toxic (Privately Owned) Prisons Convergence June 8-11
World  (tags: Pittsburgh, PA, Reistance Convergence, June 2018, Toxic Prisons, Ecological Resistance, Animal Liberations, Environmental Saboteurs, conflict, corruption, crime, death, HumanRights, interesting, news, media, politics, society, world )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - earthfirstjournal.org
This is the 3rd annual nationwide convergence of FTP, FTP (Fight Toxic Prisons) was founded 14 years ago. Many of the saboteurs and caged animal liberationists of the ecological resistance are in the most toxic prisons...they are my heroes.
Artists Take to the Streets of Limerick in Emotive Abortion Rights Protest
World  (tags: Ireland, abortion, referendum, women's rights, reproductive rights, women's health, Europe, repeal the eighth, pro choice )

Katherine
- 1 day ago - theartnewspaper.com
The procession, organised by Artists' Campaign to Repeal the 8th Amendment, marks launch of Eva International biennial (14 April-8 July.) Ireland is one of the few countries in Europe in which abortion is illegal. A referendum is due to be held on May 25.
Poland Marks 75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
World  (tags: poland, warsaw, warsaw ghetto uprising, jews, wwii, world war ii )

Joanna
- 17 hours ago - usnews.com
Polish and Jewish leaders extolled the heroism and determination of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters as the Polish capital held commemoration on the 75th anniversary of the ill-fated rebellion.
Tanzania: Battle To Save Africa's Elephants Gaining Support
World  (tags: Tanzania, Battle To Save Africa's Elephants Gainin, Elephant Conservation, africa, death, GoodNews, media, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 6 hours ago - ctvnews.ca
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania - The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened.
Jonathan Cook: Robert Fisk's Douma Report Rips Away Excuses for Air Strike on Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, geo-politics, oil, defence contracts, Syria Regime, USA, UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Douma, jihadists, Jaish Al Islam (Islamic Army), media, investigation )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - counterpunch.org
Our leaders have no moral high ground to stand on. Their foreign policy decisions are about oil, defence contracts and geo-strategic interests, not about protecting civilians or fighting just wars.
Robert Fisk: The Search for the Truth in Douma
World  (tags: war, Syria, Douma, jihadists, Jaish Al Islam (Islamic Army), media, investigation, gas, hypoxia, dust storm, underground city )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - counterpunch.org
There are the people I talked to amid the ruins of the town who said they had "never believed in" gas stories - usually put about, they claimed, by the armed Islamist groups. My earnest questions about gas were met with what seemed genuine perplexity
France Is Giving $61,900,000 to Help People in Syria
World  (tags: france, aid, french president, Emmanuel Macron, humanitarian aid, syria, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, humanrights, government, humans, middle-east, society, war, world )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - globalcitizen.org
On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron said France would contribute 50 million euros ($61.9 million) toward humanitarian aid for Syria, reported Reuters.
Uri Avnery: Eyeless in Gaza
World  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, unarmed protesters, State of Israel, people of Israel, shame, war crimes, violence, military orders, following orders, Gadi Eizenkot )

Evelyn
- 14 hours ago - counterpunch.org
Is my government committing "war crimes" along the border of the Gaza Strip? It is a crime, not only against the unarmed protesters. It is also a crime against the State of Israel, against the people of Israel and against the Israeli army.
OAN Investigation Finds No Evidence of Chemical Weapon Attack in Syria   video
World  (tags: Syria, One America, Pearson Sharp, Douma, Jaish Al-Islam, rebels, residents, "gas attack", arms, shells, tunnels )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - youtu.be
One America's Pearson Sharp visited the war-torn town of Douma outside the capital of Damascus, looking for evidence of a chemical attack. However, residents there deny the claims of an attack, and say it was staged to help the rebels escape.
Father Carries Disabled Son During Graduation in Yemen
World  (tags: fathers, sons, yemen, disabled, disability, graduation )

Joanna
- 17 hours ago - arabnews.com
A picture of an elderly father carrying his disabled son during his graduation ceremony in Yemen went viral on Arabic social media accounts.
Switzerland: Butcher Shop Sabotaged
World  (tags: switzerland, Butcher Shop, Sabotage, Bite Back, Earth First Journal, europe, GoodNews, humans, interesting, media, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 14 hours ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Statement published in Bite Back by the saboteurs: We want to create economic damage to the speciesist system and draw media attention on the movement continued with more info below.
Syrian Kurds Detain High-Profile German Jihadist Linked to 9/11 Attacks
World  (tags: 911 masterminds, syria, Kurds in Syria, GoodNews, HumanRights, middle-east, news, society, terrorism, usa, violence, war, world )

Frank
- 9 hours ago - france24.com
A Syrian-born German national accused of helping to plan the September 11, 2001 attacks has been detained by Kurdish forces in Syria, a senior Kurdish commander told AFP Wednesday.
UN Human Rights Experts Condemn Gaza Protest Killings
World  (tags: United Nations, Yusif Karnaz, Gisha, israeli high court, Gaza siege, International Criminal Court, world, news-media, Great March of Return death, palestine, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, HumanRights )

Fly
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Six United Nations human rights experts have condemned Israels use of lethal force against unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza
A Delicate Anti-Terror Strategy For Egypt's Coptic Churches
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, society, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

AWAY AWHI
- 11 hours ago - worldcrunch.com
While the state portrays itself as a shield protecting Coptic churches, the police presence around churches awakens contradictory feelings among the population,
The UK Could Become the First G7 Nation to Formally Commit to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions
World  (tags: UK, G7, Paris Agreement, climate change, carbon emissions, zero carbon, environment, coal, government, global warming, good news, Europe )

Katherine
- 20 hours ago - vox.com
This week, the UK moved several steps closer to becoming the first G7 country to commit to net-zero carbon emissions by midcentury. Whatever one thinks of its follow-through on its goals so far, or its prospects for success, that would be a Very Big Deal.
MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Israel, human rights violations, waste of taxpayer money )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - uscpr.org
US taxpayers will give Israel a total of $38 billion of weapons over 2019-2028. Israel uses these weapons, in violation of US laws, to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians living under its brutal occupation of the West Bank.
   

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