DATE OF ARREST:
2 October 2012
Human rights lawyer
Sahnaya, Damascus (his home town)
PLACE OF DETENTION:
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Havana (AFP) - Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance's representatives to the Nazi SS.
They proffer extremist rhetoric that demonizes Israel & America while ignoring Hamas's misdeeds: rockets aimed at civilians, kidnappings & murder, disregard for ceasefires, & the cynical use of Palestinian civilians--including children--as human shields.
London-based Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary joins Brian Stelter for a contentious discussion about how he and other radicals use (and some say abuse) the mainstream media and the Internet to spread their messages.
In Finland, police are not seen walking the streets, workers rights are very reasonable, their environment is clean and well taken care of, and education is a free right for their citizens. Seems like the US can learn a thing or two in taking care of thei
Of the more than 3,000 children who have been injured in the assault, UNOCHA said that around 1,000 would suffer from a life-long disabilities, in addition to the estimated 1,500 who had been orphaned.
Zara confronted a wave of criticism after the blog +972 pointed out that Zara's "striped sheriff t-shirt" for kids looked a whole lot like the striped garments and yellow stars that Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.
Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world.
How about a reduced population growth for twenty years? How can you expect the world to support you when you insist on unsupportable families?
The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear if the operation was successful.
Slaves held in Britain are growing the cannabis that ends up in thousands of joints across the UK.
The cultivation of the class B drug by crime gangs in urban homes is being done with the enforced labour of people
Mechanization has made the farming of many crops -- lettuce and tomatoes, among them -- a lot less labor intensive. But some crops are still tended and harvested by hand, and it can be painstaking work.
Hydroelectric dams are a nifty way of producing a huge amount of power but they do not last forever. This is a tale of two dams that will fail unless they are urgently repaired, and if they fail, catastrophic suffering and loss of life will be the result