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In Midst of War, Israel Clamps Down on Internal Dissent
From crackdown on the press to mob beatings of protesters, critics of Gaza assault within Israel face fierce retaliation.
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Egypt Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Workers
NGO officials intended to release a report documenting last summer's mass killing of demonstrators
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NYT Discovers Ukraine’s Neo-Nazis at War
Throughout the Ukraine crisis, the U.S. State Department and mainstream media have downplayed the role of neo-Nazis in the U.S.-backed Kiev regime, an inconvenient truth that is surfacing again as right-wing storm troopers fly neo-Nazi banners as they attack in the east
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No Justice for Afghan Civilians Killed by US Troops: Report
Report by human rights organization highlights "deeply flawed" U.S. military justice system
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Water Restrictions Imposed After Mining Spill Turns Mexico River Orange
Residents told to avoid any contact with water
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Sectarian Upheaval Rocks Baghdad as Fighting Rages in Northern Iraq
Al-Maliki digging in to maintain power even as his own party shuns him
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Israel and Hamas Agree to New 72 Hour Ceasefire
Confirmed deaths of four Palestinians on Sunday include a woman and two children, one shot in the West Bank
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Use of Barrel Bombs in Syria and Iraq Devastate Civilians' Lives
UN Security Council Resolution 2139 of February 22, 2014, ordered all parties to the conflict in Syria to end the discriminate use of barrel bombs and other weapons in populated areas. In spite of that, both the Syrian and the Iraqi governments continue using them against civilians. Human rights...
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The Psychological Trauma of Catastrophe: Gaza’s Children
Despite the on-again, off-again ceasefires between the Palestinian Resistance and Israel, attacks in Gaza have continued. According to 8/10/14 announcement from Tel Aviv, they will continue, doubtlessly as ruthless as ever. After Israel launched the first attack on July 7th, tension continues as an...
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Women Warriors Take Environmental Protection into Their Own Hands
Aleta Baun, an Indonesian environmental activist known in her community as Mama Aleta, has a penchant for wearing a colourful scarf on her head, but not for cosmetic reasons. The colours of the cloth, she says, represent the hues of the forests that are the lifeblood of her Mollo people living in...
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