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C of E facing 3,300 sexual abuse claims, figures reveal

C of E facing 3,300 sexual abuse claims, figures reveal

Truth NGO according to Guardian- Bishop tells synod ‘it will not be an easy couple of years’ as IICSA prepares to take evidence Church of England spending on issues relating to sexual abuse has increased fivefold since 2014 and the most recent figures show it is facing more than 3,300 allegations. The disclosures come as the church prepares to face …

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The hands behind of the UAE in supporting human trafficking in Libya

The hands behind the UAE in support of human trafficking in Libya

Truth NGO- Tom Charles is a London-based writer, editor and literary agent wrote in Alaraby about human trafficking: Simultaneous protests in London, Paris and Washington DC last weekend aimed to raise awareness of modern day slavery taking place in Libya. This is no simple issue, given the long history of slavery, the multiple players involved and the role of western …

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3 Big Ways The Military Industrial Complex Is Ruining Our Country

3 Big Ways The Military Industrial Complex Is Ruining Our Country

Truth NGO – By Ria Modak (alternet.org) For decades, our government has profited from worldwide violence and death. America has a sprawling military industrial complex—the network of the armed services, corporations, defense contractors, weapons manufacturer, and members of Congress. And it keeps growing to the detriment of our wallets, our country and the world. Here are three ways it’s expanding. …

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Yemen: a western-sponsored genocide

Yemen a western-sponsored genocide

Almost three years have passed since Saudi Arabia announced it was intervening militarily, with its allies, in Yemen, to remove the Houthis (officially called Ansar Allah) from power after they had taken over the capital. Western analysts saw it as a bold move from recently-empowered (deputy) crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS), weapons manufacturers and their political representatives were delighted. …

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The hollow ethics of Israel’s liberals

The hollow ethics of Israel’s liberals

Liberal Israeli society is stepping up to advocate for African asylum seekers that their government is trying to deport. By standing up for asylum seekers in their plight while disregarding the Palestinians in theirs, these “allies” resemble the government they are protesting more than they’d like to admit. Human rights abuses by their government have so outraged prominent liberal Israelis …

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Poisoned Toothpaste and Exploding Phones: Israel’s Proxy for War

Israel’s Proxy for War

Poisoned toothpaste that takes a month to end its target’s life. Armed drones. Exploding cell phones. Spare tires with remote-control bombs. Assassinating enemy scientists and discovering the secret lovers of Islamic holy men. A new book chronicles these techniques and asserts that Israel has carried out at least 2,700 assassination operations in its 70 years of existence. While many failed, …

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Top ten developments in international law in 2017

Top ten developments in international law in 2017

Two thousand and seventeen was, once again, a dramatic year in terms of world affairs. Fears about a rising tide of nationalism were stemmed by the failure of far-right parties to win majorities in the Dutch, French, and German elections but the impact of arguably 2016’s biggest upheaval – the election of President Trump – was felt far and wide. …

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Trump’s First Year Sets Record for US Special Ops, Deploying to 149 Countries

We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the wake of the combat deaths of four members of the Special Operations forces in the West African nation of Niger. Graham and other senators expressed shock about the deployment, …

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Trump and Haley: Shut Up About Iran

Trump and Haley Shut Up About Iran

The U.S. government has chosen to be against Iran’s government. Neocon Elliott Abrams says “We should be expressing support” for protests. Given his record and views, we therefore can be quite sure that this is exactly what should not be done. Mere support sounds “moderate”, but it’s only a first step, a wolf in sheep’s clothing. The full Abrams and …

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Donald Trump’s First Year Sets Record for U.S. Special Ops

Donald Trump’s First Year Sets Record for U.S. Special Ops

Elite Commandos Deployed to 149 Countries in 2017 By Nick Turse December 17, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – “We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the wake of the combat deaths of four members of …

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