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Jon Queally, staff writer
Additional examples of what human rights experts are calling clear cases of 'war crimes' against the people of the Gaza Strip continued on Thursday as Israel military forces bombed both a UN school acting as an emergency shelter for civilians and a hospital caring for those already suffering from the bombardment that began on July 8 and has now...
Max Ocean, editorial intern
A protest in London against the TTIP. (Photo: flickr/cc/World Development Movement)
A leaked chapter of the secret US-EU trade negotiation known as the TTIP was...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In what has been described as a watershed moment, a European court ruled...

Further...

The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...

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