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World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, ethics, Modern Slavery )

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With 35.8 million people enslaved today2, the curse of modern slavery is a significant barrier to the wellbeing and economic prosperity of the world at large. Victims of modern slavery are often prevented from receiving an education, receive little or no
David Cameron Begins Trade Mission in South East Asia
World  (tags: UK, Prime Minister {PM}, trade mission, South East SE) Asia, 31 UK business leaders )

- 1 day ago -
Trade deals worth £750m($1.2bn) will be made during a tour which starts in Indonesia. With 31 UK business leaders he hopes to forge links in the areas rapiidly growing market for British goods and services and discuss IS and climate change.
Lebanese Seethe As Stinking Garbage Piles Grow In Beirut
World  (tags: Lebanaon, Beirut, trash, corruption in Government, poor utility services, refugees )

- 15 hours ago -
Civil war in neighboring Syria and more than 1.2âEUR?million refugees who have fled to Lebanon are taxing the economy and the governments ability to provide services. Protests on the trash but also citing poor utility services and rampant govt corruption
Home for Human Trafficking Victims Opens
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, a home for victims of trafficking )

- 1 day ago -
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) âEUR" Homestead Ranch, a non-profit organization, had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday for t
Rabbis for Human Rights: Rabbis Join Hundreds Protesting in Solidarity With Susya!
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Susiya, Susya, Rabbis for Human Rights, B’Tselem, Combatants for Peace, Ta’ayush, Human Rights, #savesusiya )

- 1 day ago -
Nine buses full of Israelis, internationals, and activists arrived in the small Palestinian village of Susya in order to show support to the village currently under immediate threat of demolition. A number of rabbis also joined the protest
âEUR~A Day in the LifeâEUR(TM) - UK Human Trafficking Centre
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Human Trafficking, helping victims of trafficking )

- 23 hours ago -
There are four of us âEUR" NCA and seconded police officers âEUR" covering all of the UK. We have a dual role. One aspect is advising law enforcement (including NCA colleagues) on human trafficking investigations; the other is supporting victims.
Thirteen New Spider Species Discovered in Australia's North | Environment | The Guardian
World  (tags: blog, news )

- 1 day ago -
I hope none of them are black widows.
Wrong on the Facts, Wrong on the Law: IsraelâEUR(TM)s False Claims of âEURoeSelf-Defense
World  (tags: Israel’s Attack on Gaza 2014, false claims of self defense, ICC, facts, media bias, NYT, timeline, Breaking the Silence, Al Mezan Center-HR, UNHRC, OCHA, MAP, DCI Palestine, Palestinian human rights, world, middle-east, news, media, war, death )

- 20 hours ago -
Israeli attacks that began during the night of July 6 and continued in the early morning hours of July 7 that showed that the Israeli attack on the tunnel preceded
A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery
World  (tags: ethics, Human Rights, modern slavery )

- 16 hours ago -
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave laborâEUR"but it doesnâEUR(TM)t receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
10 Must-See Sites in Singapore
World  (tags: interesting, society, world )

- 15 hours ago -
Singapore is one of the most attractive cities in the world. Singapore is renowned for its stunning skyscrapers, magnificent parks, exotic animal safaris, and ancient temples. The beautiful Southeast Asian country should be high atop your list ...
Seven-Day State Mourning But No Holiday
World  (tags: asia, government, India, Abdul Kalam, mourning )

- 22 hours ago -
NEW DELHI: Government has announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, however there will be no holiday.
George Clooney Opposes War Profiteering While African
World  (tags: Politics, Corporatocracy, Central Banking, Fascism, Imperialism, Health, Environment, Economic Collapse, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 15 hours ago -
As you might guess, ClooneyâEUR(TM)s organization, called The Sentry, has a special definition of war profiteering. War profiteers are anyone who supports military opposition to U.S. foreign-policy goals, while those who support those goals are said to be eng
Mexico: A Growing Country of Dead Students
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Mexico, murder, death, corruption, students, children, crime, death, freedoms, ethics, violence, world, politics, UnitedNations )

- 9 hours ago -
Mexico should be absolutely ashamed of itself on its human rights abuses
Huffington Post Chief Vows to Protect Contributors to New Arabic Offshoot
World  (tags: HuffPost Arabi, Arianna Huffington, human rights, freedoms, ethics, politics, government, middle-east, news, society, media )

- 4 hours ago -
Speaking on Monday following the launch of HuffPost Arabi, Huffington said the organisation would offer help, including legal funding and extensive coverage across Huffington Post, for anyone persecuted for opinions published on the site.
PR Is America's Greece
World  (tags: Puerto Rico, financial crisis, Greece, poor, US, UFI )

- 2 hours ago -
Puerto Rico is broke. SAD!
Could Japan Become America's New Proxy Army?
World  (tags: usa, asia, Japan, constitution, pacifism, protest, Shinzo Abe, war )

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The issue this time is the plan by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to alter a key provision of Japan's peace constitution to allow Japan's "Self Defense Forces" to take part in overseas military operations for the first time since World War II.
Who's Fighting Human Trafficking? U.S. Releases Rankings
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, Human Trafficking, rankings )

- 6 minutes ago -
(CNN)Cuba, Kenya and Saudi Arabia are doing better at fighting human trafficking. Egypt, Ghana and Bulgaria are doing worse.

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