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World Bank & IMF Deals Open Ukraine Up for Monsanto, Land Grabs & GMOs - US Corporations Jubilant at 'Goldmine' In Store
World  (tags: Ukraine, crisis, pro-West, EU, impacts, World Bank, IMF, multiMillion-$ pckage, conditions, disastrous effects, poverty rise, deregulation, land grabs, GMOs, Monsanto, $140m investment, agribusiness, media blackout, Oakland Institute, report )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Little-known aspect of Ukraine crisis, World Bank & IMF loan conditions forcing the deeply indebted country to open up to GMO crops (until now barred) & lift the ban on private sector land ownership. Change to pro-EU govt's ushered in drastic reforms..
Open Letter to BBC: Bias Over Casualty Figures - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Gaza, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES', Human Rights, BBC reporting, bias, open letter )

Evelyn
- 5 hours ago - palestinecampaign.org
BBC published an online article questioning the UN's description of Israel's attacks on Gaza as 'indiscriminate'. BBC's Head of Statistics spun Palestinian casualty figures in an attempt to prove that Israel was carrying out targeted attacks only
Please Sign: Demand Turkey Overturn New INternet Amendments
World  (tags: Turkey, human rights, internet, surveillance and censorship, Human Rights Watch, Turkish Telecommunications Directorate, TiD, blocking websites, information colletion, pollitical profiling )

Susan
- 14 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Turkey's Telecommunications Directorate has just been given broad powers to monitor citizens' internet usage. And Human Rights Watch is calling for an overturn of the amendment allowing this rights violation.
Eye Witness to the Horror - Dr Mustafa Barghouti
World  (tags: USA, UN, EU, Israel, Middle-East, War Crimes, Crimes agains Humanity )

Eleonora
- 4 hours ago - palestinecampaign.org
Dr Mustafa Barghouti shared with hundreds of Palestinian human rights supporters - gathered to lobby their MPs - his eye-witness account about the situation in Gaza.
PLEASE SIGN: Immediately Release Dr. Yousef Abdul Haq and Ghassan Najjar
World  (tags: Dr. Yousef, kidnapped, israeli forces-violence, arrests-detentions, israel, activism, Palestinian civilians, health, activism, illegal occupation abuses, petition, Palestinian Human Rights violations, world, UnitedNations, media, freedoms, blog )

Jess
- 1 day ago - change.org
Dr. Yousef is a 73 year old, retired lecturer who is suffering from high blood pressure. Dr. Yousef was kidnapped from his home in Nablus by the Israeli Army on 27 August 2014.
Thai PM Suggests 'Attractive' Female Tourists Cannot Be Safe Wearing Bikinis
World  (tags: asia, crime, violence )

Olga
- 16 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha made the comments as the investigation into the death of two Britons intensifies. David Miller, 24, and Hannah Witheridge, 23, were killed earlier this week after they attended a beach party on the island of Koh Tao.
SIGN NOW: Stop ISIS--Peacefully! Petition Featured on CNN
World  (tags: ISIS, war, peace, non-military, military, oil, islam, casualties, PTSD, veterans, vets, body bags, middle east, iraq, syria, diplomacy, humanrights, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, conflict )

Marie
- 1 day ago - petitions.moveon.org
How the U.S. Can Stop ISIS -- Peacefully To President Obama and the Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:Before we commit to a "limited," "support troop" reinvasion of Iraq, can we please hit the pause button and consider non-military
Hopping Mad! General Mills Buys Annie's
World  (tags: world, usa, gmos, general mills, food gmo labeling )

Rose
- 1 day ago - gmoinside.org
General Mills made big news this week with its $820 million purchase of Annie'sGeneral Mills says that it will not change the ingredients in Annie's products, and will not interfere with Annie's support for GMO
South Sudan in Crisis ACTION
World  (tags: South Sudan, violence, world, human rights, famine, foreign aid workers dispelled )

Nancy
- 20 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
SHOCKING! More Blatent Vote Rigging During Scottish Independence Count In Edinburgh   video
World  (tags: crime, dishonesty, Scotland, Rigging, Unfair, freedoms )

Borg
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE VOTE TAMPERING THAT RUINED A DREAM OF FREEDOM
Human Trafficking Battled By Text Message
World  (tags: humanrights, GoodNews, helped a victim of trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - mcalesternews.com
By Mohana Ravindranath The Washington Post A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.
Israel Plans to Expel 12,500 Bedouins From Jerusalem
World  (tags: Bedouin citizens of Israel, forced evictions-displacement, racism-discrimination, israel oppression of Bedouin-Palestinian, zionism-racism, land annexations-landgrabs, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, HumanRights, humanrights, media, world, europe )

Jess
- 1 day ago - alray.ps
Civil administration of the Israeli occupation in the West Bank is advancing a plan to expel thousands of Bedouins from their communities east of Jerusalem and forcibly relocate them
Australian Police Detain 15 to Prevent Attack Plot
World  (tags: Australia, terrorism attempt, violence, Islamic State group Nusra Front )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
In court documents, Azari was accused of conspiring with Baryalei and others between May and September of this year to prepare for a terrorist attack. Allnutt said the charge stemmed from the interception of a phone call a couple days ago.
From Fife to Fiji: Amazing Twitter Heatmap Shows How the Scottish Independence Referendum Has Been Followed Around the World
World  (tags: Scotland, better together, England, world map, twitter )

Scooby
- 17 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Scottish independence referendum has not only captured the UK's attention - it has been followed from around the world.
Scottish Referendum: Scotland Votes 'No' to Independence
World  (tags: Scotland, UK, referendum, independence, No )

Evelyn
- 10 hours ago - bbc.com
Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. The result became a mathematical certainty at 06:08 (19 Sept), as the returning officer in Fife announced a comfortable No vote.
AF to Change Instructions for Oaths
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, religious freedom, military, air force )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - af.mil
The Air Force has instructed force support offices across the service to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the words "So help me God" from enlistment and officer appointment oaths if an Airman chooses.
Trapped in Iraq Christians in Limbo Have Few Options Here
World  (tags: conflict, crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', iraq, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, usa, violence, war, world )

Frank
- 16 hours ago - nationalreview.com
A half-built concrete structure across from a Chaldean church has become an unlikely refuge for Iraqi Christians, displaced as the Islamic State ravages their homes.
SCOTLAND SAYS NO! Alex Salmond Admits Defeat as Better Together Campaign Wins
World  (tags: Scotland, no, better together, Alex Salmond, UK, votes )

Scooby
- 10 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Alex Salmond today admitted defeat in his battle for Scottish independence,and vowed to abide by the will of the people.
75-Year-Old Man, 2 Others Arrested in Orlando Human Trafficking Bust
World  (tags: humanrights, crime, usa, Human Trafficking, bust )

Rose
- 5 hours ago - wftv.com
Multiple arrests were made Thursday when the Orlando Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation went to a
Angry Gazans Speak Out on Hamas War Crimes
World  (tags: Hamas War Crimes, Gazans speak out )

Beth
- 59 minutes ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
"If Hamas does not like you for any reason all they have to do now is say you are a Mossad agent and kill you." -- A., a Fatah member in Gaza. "Hamas wanted us butchered so it could win the media war against Israel showing our dead children on TV and
EU Regulators Set to Clear Britain's 19 Billion Euro Nuclear Project - Sources
World  (tags: Britain, France, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Project, European Union, 19 billion euros )

Brian
- 1 day ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
"The case is important for Britain, which wants to replace a fifth of its ageing nuclear power and coal plants over the coming decade, and for France, whose nuclear sector would benefit from the major export contract."
   

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