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PETITION - Stop Syrian Government From Harassing Medical Aid Convoys
World  (tags: syrian government, harassment, medical aid convoys, politicize, humanitarian aid, supplies, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, conflict, government, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, politics, society, world, war, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Goal: Do not politicize humanitarian aid; allow convoys to assist all areas in need with all necessary supplies.
Zama City, Alberta, Canada: Pipeline Spills 290,000 Litres Of Crude Oil Emulsion
World  (tags: Alberta, Canada, Alberta Tar Sands, Paramont Resources, Crude Oil Spill, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
A pipeline owned by Paramount Resources Ltd. released an estimated 100,000 litres of crude oil and 190,000 litres of produced water near Zama City, in northwest Alberta, Incident was reported April 11, 2018.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Italy: Rescue - Goats Saved From Slaugher
World  (tags: Italy, Animal Rescue, Goats Rescued, Easter Goat Slaughter, Slaughter Farm, crime, death, europe, GoodNews, interesting, news, society, violence, world )

- 1 day ago -
In March, 28 goats who were to be killed for Easter dishes were freed from a farm in Italy. Watch heart warming video.....on site. Animal liberationists are My hero. Please note, comment, and forward.
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 )

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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.
Poland Marks 75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
World  (tags: poland, warsaw, warsaw ghetto uprising, jews, wwii, world war ii )

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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.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
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 )

- 7 hours ago -
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 )

- 7 hours ago -
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 )

- 6 hours ago -
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 )

- 5 hours ago -
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 )

- 5 hours ago -
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 )

- 9 hours ago -
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 )

- 6 hours ago -
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.
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 )

- 16 hours ago -
Six United Nations human rights experts have condemned Israels use of lethal force against unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza
New Zealand Bans All New Offshore Oil Exploration As Part of 'Carbon-Neutral Future'
World  (tags: environment, New Zealand, oceans, oil, good news, carbon neutral, oceania, climate change, Jacinda Ardern )

- 12 hours ago -
The New Zealand government will grant no new offshore oil exploration permits in a move that is being hailed by conservation and environmental groups as a historic victory in the battle against climate change.
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 )

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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.
The Secret of Scandinavian Socialism's Success
World  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, europe, world, society, HumanRights, humanrights )

- 1 day ago -
America can learn a thing or two from them.
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 )

- 12 hours ago -
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.
Rashid Khalidi: The Israeli Security Establishment Is Terrified of a Nonviolent Palestinian Movement
World  (tags: world, violence, HumanRights, israel, palestine, Refugees&Relief, war, terrorism, conflict, crime, death, ethics, usa )

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Palestinian authorities estimate nearly 4,300 Palestinians have been injured in the peaceful protests.Many were shot with live ammunition or rubber-coated steel bullets.Gaza authorities have also accused Israel of deliberately targeting journalists and
A Delicate Anti-Terror Strategy For Egypt's Coptic Churches
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, society, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

- 3 hours ago -
While the state portrays itself as a shield protecting Coptic churches, the police presence around churches awakens contradictory feelings among the population,
The Stupa to Stupa Marathon That Traces Nepal's Holy Sites
World  (tags: Nepal, marathons, ultra marathons, running, Asia, female athletes, Kathmandu, world, interesting, international, inspiring )

- 11 hours ago -
On a humid spring day minutes before noon, 19-year-old female ultra-runner Sunmaya Budha crossed the finish line of the Stupa to Stupa Marathon, taking first place in the 54-kilometer (33.5 miles) ultra trail race that ended in the heart of Kathmandu.
'This Is A Historic Moment': Saudi Arabia Ends 35-Year Cinema Ban With Men and Women Seated Together for 'Black Panther'
World  (tags: Sauidi Arabia, progress, world, cultural revolution, middle east, women, Black Panther, freedoms, cinema, culture, good news )

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Saudi Arabia has opened its first movie theater in 35 years- and their first showing was available to both men and women. The theater, which opened yesterday in the capital of Riyadh, kicked off with a screening of empowering box office hit Black Panther.
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Israel, human rights violations, waste of taxpayer money )

- 23 seconds ago -
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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