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No safe place for the children of the occupation

Source : Middle East Monitor / 13 Aug 2014

The Gaza offensive, dubbed "Operation Protective Edge," has been described by International children's rights group Save the Children as a "war against children"- the United Nations said a total of 456 children have been killed since its start.


Young Rohingya facing bleak future in Myanmar

Source : AA / 13 Aug 2014

Fifteen-year-old Ko San has been working full-time for four years, arriving every day at the crack of dawn at a ramshackle teashop in western Myanmar. There, he doesn’t stop cleaning and waiting tables until the sun goes down over the nearby Bay of Bengal.


Gaza war seen as boost for Scottish independence

Source : Ben Flanagan / Al Arabiya / 05 Jul 2014

Ongoing violence in Gaza has prompted a surge in support for Scottish independence, amid rising frustration over the UK government’s “weak” stance on the conflict, prominent politicians and campaigners say.


Boycotting Israel - the only way to protect people of Gaza

Source : Independent / 01 Jul 2014

Israel has lost its grip on reality. The death toll in Gaza stands at well over a thousand and continues to rise by the day. The coastal strip has been reduced to rubble. Rather than celebrating Eid this week, Palestinians in Gaza have been burying their dead.


Americans' attitudes toward muslims getting worse

Source : Huffington Post / 01 Aug 2014

Americans were outraged to learn they were being spied on by the National Security Agency, but many support law enforcement profiling of Muslims, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Arab American Institute.


Did FBI push Muslims to plot terror attacks?

Source : Al Arabiya / 26 Jul 2014

Since the 9/11 attacks, the FBI has supported and in some cases even paid American Muslims to carry out terrorist acts during ‘sting operations’, a human rights groups claimed in a report published Monday.


135,000 Palestinians displaced by Israel's ground invasion

Source : Middle East Monitor / 22 Jul 2014

Human rights sources confirmed yesterday that the continued Israeli ground offensive in the Gaza Strip has displaced nearly 135,000 Palestinians and destroyed thousands of homes.

The Euro-Mid Observer For Human Rights released a preliminary report on the Israeli attack on the besieged Gaza Strip, it includes details up to the thirteenth day of the aggression saying Israel's random bombardment of border areas in the Gaza Strip has forced thousands of Palestinians to flee their homes and that until Saturday evening more than 135,000 Palestinians had been displaced.


Executions rise worldwide in 2013

Source : AP / 19 Jul 2014

The number of executions worldwide rose last year despite a general global trend toward capital punishment abolition, according to a report released Friday by an Italian anti-death penalty group.


More than 5,000 civilians killed in Iraq this year

Source : Trend / 18 Jul 2014

At least 5,576 Iraqi civilians have been killed this year in violence, the United Nations said on Friday in the most detailed account yet of the impact of months of unrest culminating in an assault by Sunni militants through the north of the country, Reuters reported.


Attitudes toward Muslims in Italy: survey

Source : Pew Global / 17 Jul 2014

At least half of those surveyed in Italy, Greece and Poland say they have a negative opinion of the Muslims who live in their country. Public opinion is divided on this question in Spain, while in Germany and the UK a majority says they have positive views of Muslims. The most favorable ratings are registered in France (72% favorable), which among the seven nations surveyed has the highest percentage of Muslims in the national population.


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