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Jersey holds first gay rights rally #LGTB #GayRights

Jersey holds first gay rights rally #LGTB #GayRights Jersey holds first gay rights rally www.bbc.com Hundreds march through St Helier in opposition to the States’ decision to delay same-sex marriage law.

As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Pales…

As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Palestinians As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Palestinians · Global… globalvoicesonline.org A Facebook page featuring multiple posts in Hebrew calling for violence against Palestinians and Arabs has been active for three weeks.

Do World Bank Loans Help Poor Countries or Aggravate Poverty? Int. Monetary Fund? (2004)

The World Bank has long been criticized by non-governmental organizations, such as the indigenous rights group Survival International, and academics, including its former Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz, Henry Hazlitt and Ludwig Von Mises. Henry Hazlitt argued that the World Bank along with the monetary system it was designed within would promote world inflation and “a world in which international trade is State-dominated” when they were being advocated.

NSA’s Retention of Intimate Details and Photos of Innocent Americans Which are Admittedly “USELESS” for National Security Shows Malintent

” ‘Collect It All, Know It All’ Is Actually the Stasi Model” The Washington Post reported last week: Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, according to a four-month investigation by The Washington Post. Nine of 10 account holders found in a large cache of intercepted conversations, which former NSA contractor Edward Snowden provided in full to The Post, were not the intended surveillance targets but were caught in a net the agency had cast for somebody else.

4 Die in Plane Crash in Mexico

Four people were killed and two others badly injured when their small aircraft crashed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexican authorities said Friday. The plane, which was headed to Veracruz city from the northern Gulf coast port of Tampico, when down Thursday night in a mountainous area near the town of Alto Lucero. The two injured survivors were taken by helicopter to a hospital in Xalapa, the state capital, Veracruz emergency services director Ricardo Maza Limon told reporters.

Embraer to Partner with Saab on Fighter Jets for Brazil Air Force

Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer will partner with Sweden’s Saab in the development and manufacture of 36 Gripen NG fighter jets for Brazil’s air force, the two companies said in a press release Friday. Embraer and Saab, which was awarded a $4.5 billion fighter-jet contract from Brazil late last year, signed a memorandum of understanding to partner in joint program management for the Brazilian air force’s so-called F-X2 Project.

ECHR: Şık and Şener’s Rights Were Violated

The European Court of Human Rights held that Turkey violated the right to “liberty and security” as well as “freedom of expression” in OdaTV case where prominent journalist Ahmet Şık and Nedim Şener were jailed for 375 days.

Hamas unveils attack video

Hamas releases amateur video it says shows an attack on an Israeli military vehicle and multiple rocket launches as UN calls for truce. Paul Chapman reports

Asking Britain’s Strikers What They’re So Mad About

Yesterday, public sector trade unions staged something that was hyped as the “biggest strike since 1926″, but which definitely wasn’t  that. The 1926 general strike lasted ten days and an army of scab workers was deployed to keep the country running. What happened yesterday was a one day walk out that angered some parents whose children had a whole day off school – some of the kids were presumably delighted

An Occupier’s Peace or a Just Peace – Shir Hever on Reality Asserts Itself (4/4)

Mr. Hever says the occupiers always want peace – one that strengthens the status quo