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Who Can Say, “Yes to Life, Yes to Love?” by Sarwat Ali Sidiq

Iraq… Between the first land of law And the latest nest of terror Today… Everywhere all over the world, when anyone hears about Iraq, immediately and undoubtedly they imagine bombs, smoke, blood and death. But for those who know about … Read More

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The Olympic Spotlight

Several of our community members and Ambassadors brought up concerns over our recent promotion of the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games. They raised important issues around equality and civil rights in Sochi, Russia, the hosting city. The author of the … Read More

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Qatar: Corporate Exploitation of Migrant Construction Workers

A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suffering serious exploitation. As construction is set to begin on the FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums, the report, The Dark … Read More

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Open Letter from UFPM’S Costa Rican Ambassador‏, Judi Purdy

My name is Judi Purdy, and I’ve lived in Costa Rica for 16 months. I would like to share a few thoughts about my involvement with the Universal Flag Peace Movement (UFPM), and having the honor to be the Ambassador from… Read More

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Zimbabwe: Women forced to flee their homes for refusing to reveal their vote

Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence and forced to flee with their children for refusing to reveal their vote to supporters of Robert Mugabe’s party during harmonized elections. The women said … Read More

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Could Space Programs Save Our Planet?

Funding the space program has been a debate for decades now. Those who are against it note that space programs cost taxpayers billions of dollars and don’t serve humanity in the here and now – that we’re already nickel and dime-ing important educational and health programs… Read More

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Mazare Sharif City by Shoaib Saboory

Afghanistan, the heart of Asia, is a country with more then 30 provinces; and Mazare Sharif city is one of the most populated cities in the Balkh province. It is the center of civilization and more than 500 years old. The ancient palaces and constructions are proof, for instance the Blue Mosque… Read More

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The Overview Effect by Planetary Collective

Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering… Read More

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How Many Dog Breeders Do We Really Need? by Dr. Marc Bekoff

It’s essential to have reasoned discussions and debates about dog breeding and not insulting exchanges, while fully recognizing that it’s highly unlikely that.. Read More

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ICC acquits Congolese armed group leader ~ Amnesty International

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague today acquitted Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, who had been charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read More

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