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Stolen Land

Early today the state of Israel stole approximately 1,000 acres of land from Palestinians in Gvaot near Bethlehem. The official media language is “seized” which is typically a term used when an aggressor forcibly takes over something that isn’t theirs. 460 more words

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Lebensraum 75 Years Later

Today marks the 75th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland and the beginning of World War II. On September 1, 1939, Hitler’s army marched into Poland as part of the Nazi’s plan to conquer Europe in order to gain more living space, or lebensraum, for the great Aryan nation. 694 more words

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‘Royal family dominates courts’: Bahrain arrests high-profile human rights defender

A prominent human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja was arrested shortly after arriving in Bahrain to check on her father, who is hunger striking in prison along with thousands of sentenced activists, a key opposition figure Nabeel Rajab told RT. 957 more words

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Kenya passes law to step up fight against human trafficking | Global development | theguardian.com

MDG Fishermen in Lamu Young fishermen on a beach in Shela, Lamu, an island off the northern coast of Kenya, where a new law could help stop human trafficking. 96 more words