And I did, and then God would tell me, 'George go and end the #tyranny in Iraq,' and I did."In the believe he is doing good, he performs #Satan's work of creation #ISIS and with it the chaos that will bring the world's misery.
She had an ex-husband across the #border, in Reynosa, #Mexico, who had promised to #kill her if she returned.
“I can’t be sent back to Mexico,” Laura told Solis, beginning to cry. “I have a #protection order against my ex—please, just let me call my mom and she’ll bring you the paperwork.”
It’s a #campaign that achieves several goals at once. The trips help solidify political and #business ties between China and its partners on the #continent. Like other #development partners, China gets to help build capacity in African countries. Most importantly these exchanges cultivate partners on the continent who are more likely to be sympathetic to China and its way of doing things....
But not all lessons from China should be learned. Under Xi Jinping, China has tightened its stranglehold over civil #society. South #Sudan is already familiar with some of these tactics. Local journalists are intimidated into silence or killed.
#Bangladesh is home to almost five million garment workers, making it the second largest manufacturer of garments in the world. The country's #factory workers make the #clothes so many of us wear every day. And yet we have no idea about the human beings on the other side of the garment supply chain.#HumanRights #economy #brand #labor #fail #exploitation
“It is at such a distance from official claims that, in terms of civilian deaths, this may be the least transparent war in recent American #history,” they report.#Terror #Terrorism #CollateralDamage #HumanRights #Pentagon #politics #fail #ethics #news #death
The spreadsheet is #anonymous, so no one can see who wrote what. It begins with a #disclaimer: “This document is only a collection of misconduct allegations and #rumors. Take everything with a grain of salt. If you see something about a man you’re friends with, don’t freak out.”...
The “SHITTY MEDIA MEN” document is supposed to be both secret and anonymous, a kind of physical manifestation of the interpersonal warnings women sometimes offer as protection against men who’ve done wrong. In almost every recent high-profile case of sexual assault or harassment by a man in the public eye—Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, Donald Trump—the first accusation is followed by another, then another, and sometimes dozens more....
“It is demonstrably evident that hospitals are not safe from bombings in #Idlib at the moment, and this is outrageous,” said Brice de le Vingne, the director of operations at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).#MSF #health #HumanRights #war #terror #news #problem #humanity #Syria
Since 2005, little #girls can decide: Do I become a #hairdresser — or #chancellor?This Sunday, the sole ruler of Germany (Merkel) is confirmed in a so called democratic #election so that she can continue to govern.
Aisha’s former teammate Amaal began playing with the encouragement of a friend, a lively, well-liked girl named Faiza. One day, before a #game, al-Shabaab militants arrived at Faiza’s house. They took her to an empty lot and tortured her, cutting her body and face with shards of glass, shaved her head, and then left her to die. “It made me really scared for my life,” Amaal recalled. “You put your life in danger in this country because of the thing that you love.”#sports #HumanRights #Feminism #Problem #justice #torture #alShabaab #crime #news #death