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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - After two years of displacement following an Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) attack in August 2014, approximately 360,000 Yezidis from Sinjar continue to be in desperate need of serious psychological care, according to a UN report. read more

Africa: Pambazuka News 193: Darfur and Togo: Difficult times for the AU

The AU should move out and leave things to the UN security council. 2. The international community needs to support ... ACHPR to come up with a report showing that human rights violations were taking place in Darfur and that urgent action was needed ... read more

Orangutans Are Threatened With Extinction as Habitat Shrinks

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Parliament teeters between infantile and absurd

"Irritable bill syndrome!" Ha! Hilarious. Our bipolar Parliament, in turns asinine and inhumanly cruel. At this point we might need to remind ourselves that torture is more than just a selection of vowels and consonants, an empty, almost theoretical ... read more


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The Terrorists Win - Tiller's Clinic to Close.

The FACE Act was enacted by Congress in 1994 to establish federal criminal penalties and civil remedies for violent, obstructionist or damaging conduct affecting reproductive health care providers ... and grandfather. They need to get on with their lives... read more

Stories for March 2014

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Global Research

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As our economy suffers, cue the clowns

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