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TKP/ML prisoners launch three day hunger strike against AKP massacres

The TKP/ML prisoners stated: “After the Suruc massacre, assaults which started with shelling of Kandil, continue with massacre of civilians, mass detentions and arrests in Zergele, Silopi and Ağrı. The bodies of YPG/YPJ guerrillas who fought against DAESH in Rojava … Continue reading

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ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, ONCE MORE, WE CONDEMN THOSE RESPONSIBLE! HISTORY WILL NOT ALLOW THEM ESCAPE FROM BEING TRIED! On 24th April 1915 the Ottoman government massacred one and a half million Armenians. 24th April 2015 … Continue reading

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Razor Wire Plantations: Amerika’s Ongoing Addiction to Slavery, Cruelty and Genocide

by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson Brutality by Design As was the focus of a recent article (1), the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has been recognized by the federal courts to be among Amerika’s most abusive prison systems, where a … Continue reading

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Don’t let the suit fool you: poverty pimps, government thugs, and the case of Tony Herbert-Ignite-NYC

Anthony “Tony Tune” Herbert, a Brooklyn club promoter turned politician, is a poverty pimp who thinks he can pull a fast one on the people of New York City. Herbert has framed himself as a “legitimate” and “respectable” community leader … Continue reading

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Climate change, biofuels threaten food security-FAO

MILAN/ROME, March 7 (Reuters) – Climate change bringing floods and drought, growing biofuel demand and national policies to protect domestic markets could drive up global food prices and threaten long-term food security, the United Nations said. High and volatile food … Continue reading

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Climate change could push staple food prices up 130% – study

Climate change could lead to shortages and punishing 130% price rises in staple foods within our lifetime, raising the spectre of riots and civil unrest, a new study warned today. The report, by the International Food Policy Research Institute, warned … Continue reading

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Farmers hurt as pressure on arable land grows – U.N.

Oct 21 UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Land purchases by foreign investors in poor countries and the growing use of biofuels are boosting pressures on agricultural farmland and helping make 500 million small farmers hungry, a U.N. envoy said on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Tribes struggle to survive in Borneo

The Penan tribe of Borneo are facing a fight for survival. Logging, dam construction and deforestation is threatening the forest on which they depend. Although only around 300 of the tribe of hunter-gatherers remain nomadic, even those who have settled … Continue reading

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Egyptian guard killed in Gaza border clash

AP January 6 Rafah: Egyptian security forces and Palestinians clashed at the Gaza border on Wednesday over the delay of an international aid convoy, killing one Egyptian border guard and wounding 10 Palestinians.

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Ethiopia sets aside land for foreign investors

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has marked out 1.6 million hectares of land for investors willing to develop commercial farms, an investment official said on Wednesday.

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