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UN-Believable: Sexual Misconduct By U.N. Peacekeepers
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations, violence, Brothels, UN Peacekeepers Conduct )

- 3846 days ago -
It will be challenging. Just between February 2003 and October 2005 alone, there were 221 cases of sexual misconduct. Impunity was often the outcome. The U.N. peacekeepers are immune from local laws. Some countries don't even have sexual assault laws.
Tibetan Monks Vs Chinese Army --- Lhasa Lockdown
World  (tags: tibet, china, humanrights )

- 3861 days ago -
Lhasa's historic heart, around the sacred Jokhang temple, was swarming with paramilitary officers and regular police Friday. At least two paramilitary men, in camouflage uniforms, were posted at every alley and street corner in the old town.
U.N. Security Council Says Sexual Violence Akin to War Crimes
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, violence, UnitedNations, world, war, politics, government )

- 3860 days ago -
The HRN has had a petition in place addressing many of these points. The Security Council lead by the US has finally done the right thing. Now we need to follow up and make sure the ICC is empowered to prosecute the UN Personnel (blue hats).
The Problem With Europe
World  (tags: Europe, EU, European Union, Irish Vote NO!, geopolitics )

- 3864 days ago -
A great article about Europe and the European Union, the Irish rejection of the EU constitution, and why this constitution won't happen. Great geopolitical insight.
Canadian Prime Minister Apologizes for Residential School Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: government apology, residential schools, abuse, aboriginal )

- 3870 days ago -
With a historic apology for abuse in aboriginal residential schools, Prime Minister Stephen Harper acknowledged the government's role in a century of removing and isolating children from their homes, families and cultures.
A Green Genious!
Environment  (tags: science research, environment plastic bag GoodNews )

- 3870 days ago -
Read how a 16 y old boy discover the way to increase the speed of plastic bags' biodegradation...astonishing!
Car Runs on Air
Green Lifestyle  (tags: climate, conservation, environment, globalwarming, research, science, Sustainabililty, pollution, green, greenhousegases, goodnews, CO2emissions, automotive, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, oil, technology, transportation, research, business, greenprod )

- 3869 days ago -
OMG this is so incredible; you HAVE to see the video. I wish I knew how to post it on here. Guy Negre has developed a car that runs on compressed air, goes up to 60 mph, and can potentially refuel itself in transit.
Canada Apology for Native Schools BBC NEWS | Americas |
World  (tags: Minority Rights, Canada, apology, state-funded Christian boarding schools, assimilation, physical and sexual abuse )

- 3870 days ago -
Canada has apologised for forcing more than 100,000 aboriginal children to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools aimed at assimilating them.
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