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· November, 2013

Stories about War & Conflict from November, 2013

30 November 2013

#StopPrawlerPlan: Activists Against Destruction of Palestinian Villages Arrested in Israel

Prawer shall not pass, yelled protesters today at a Day of Rage against the Prawer Plan, which if implemented will displace Palestinian Bedouins living in Al Naqab.

27 November 2013

Thailand Catching Fire as Anti-Government Protests Intensify

More than 100,000 anti-government protesters have stormed the streets of Bangkok in the past three days. Tensions rose when protesters occupied several government buildings

26 November 2013

Machismo and Old Prejudices Keep Mexican Rape Victims Silent

One woman is raped every four minutes in Mexico. This crime, like violence in the country, has become more brutal in recent years. Fundación MEPI reports.

Honduras: Over 600 Femicides in 2012

24 November 2013

Thousands Applaud Iran's Nuclear Dealmaker Javad Zarif on Facebook

Thousands of Iranians poured comments of praise on the Facebook page of Iran's Foreign Minister thanking him for brokering a nuclear deal.

22 November 2013

Closure for Russian Terror Victims?

RuNet Echo

Was the mastermind behind the Volgograd bus bombing killed by Russian special forces or captured by Dagestani civilians?

19 November 2013

PHOTOS: Five Stories About Syrian Refugees You Need to Know

Rami Al Hames selects five stories through photographs to illustrate the hard and real life that Syrians refugees are facing away from their homes.

Video: Harasta/Syria massive blast captured on camera

Bicycles as a Solution in the Streets of Damascus

Hundreds of photographs showing Syrian men and women riding bikes have swamped the world wide web. Find out why.

Bangladesh: Is Restorative Justice the Best Way Forward?

18 November 2013

China, Stop Calling Uyghur Muslims Terrorists

Uyghur people are more and more often associated with the term "terrorist" in China. Such labeling has turned random individual criminal acts into the collective responsibility of an ethnic minority.

Australian Prime Minister Downplays Sri Lankan Torture Allegations

Many Australians were flabbergasted by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conciliatory remarks about torture and other human rights abuses allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan government

15 November 2013

Polish Right-Wing Nationalists Hijack Country's Independence Day

Poland's National Independence Day, traditionally celebrated on November 11, ended in violence this year during a march organized by a nationalist movement. Police detained around a dozen individuals.

10 November 2013

Syrian Journalist Abdulwahab Mulla Kidnapped in Liberated Aleppo

Citizen journalist and satirist Abdulwahab Mulla, 24, was kidnapped from his house in Aleppo’s liberated area by unidentified masked gunmen. Netizens appeal for his release.

Sadness and Anger in Kidal, Mali

9 November 2013

Turk-Arab Youth Congress: Middle East Needs Greater Regional Cooperation

Global Voices author from Pakistan Fakiha Hassan Rizvi attended the 2nd Turk Arab Youth Congress (TAYC) held in Istanbul, Turkey on Oct 25-27, 2013 and reports what she learned.

In Response to Danny Ayalon: The REAL Truth about Palestine