January 19, 2017
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Salem-News.com (Jan-05-2017 23:44)
Myanmar`s Reward for Ethnic Cleansing of RohingyaTim King Special to Salem-News.com
ISIL threatens Asian country with retaliation for its brutal treatment and extermination of Rohingya Muslims.
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Myanmar's problems with ISIS are a microcosm of the worldwide picture, literally a snapshot of what is to come from years of nations persecuting people for being Muslim when political leaders themselves do not possess even the smallest understanding of Islam or the people who comprise the world's newest monotheistic religion.
Salem-News.com (Sep-19-2016 13:17)
Mavi Marmara Court Case to Continue at CaglayanSalem-News.com Crime
10 innocent people killed, 56 innocent people injured, 700+ innocent people abused. The trial continues.
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On trial for murder are Israeli Chief of Staff Rau Gabiel Ashkenazi, Commander of Naval Forces Eliezer Alfred Maron, Air Force Intelligence Director Avishay Levi and Israeli Intelligence Amos Yadlin. An Interpol notice was issued for these four defendants.
Salem-News.com (Sep-14-2016 16:45)
The Future Cries Out: Water Is LifeRobert C. Koehler Special to Salem-News.com
Sometimes the forces of corporate supremacy don’t get the final word.
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This isn’t Flint, Michigan, but I feel the presence of its suffering in this cry of outrage at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. No more, no more.
Salem-News.com (Sep-12-2016 21:15)
The Death of One of Washington`s Favorite TyrantsDr. Stephen Zunes Salem-News.com
The sordid history of US support under both Republican and Democratic administrations.
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The death of long-time Uzbekistan dictator Islam Karimov has brought rare U.S. media attention to the Central Asian country of 30 million. Uzbekistan is ranked among the half dozen worst countries in the world for human-rights abuses.
Salem-News.com (Sep-12-2016 14:48)
Pakistani Christians with False Hopes of Refugee StatusShamim Masih Salem-News.com
Religious minorities in Pakistan are persecuted under stringent blasphemy law.
Religious extremism has gone to its peak since Afghan refugees entered Pakistan.
Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2016 23:30)
We`ve Always Occupied the Prairie and We`re Not Going AnywhereRobert Lundahl Salem-News.com
Stand with Standing Rock and Stop the Billionaire's Water Grab
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In Occupying the Prairie: Tensions Rise as Tribes Move to Block a Pipeline by Jack Healy, New York Times, Aug. 23, 2016 we see and hear about Indians in paint on horseback, in "procession" out of their "tepee-dotted camp." Who writes like that?
Salem-News.com (Jun-07-2016 14:48)
Portland Welcomes the Historic Golden Rule Antinuclear SailboatSalem-News.com
The event is tomorrow at the First Unitarian Church, Portland, OR
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In 1958, a crew of Quaker peace activists attempted to sail the Golden Rule to the Marshall Islands to interfere with US nuclear bomb testing.
Salem-News.com (May-27-2016 13:33)
Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan at Hiroshima Peace MemorialSalem-News.com
"The memory of the morning of August 6th, 1945 must never fade. That memory allows us to fight complacency. It fuels our moral imagination. It allows us to change." ~President Barack Obama
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Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself.
Salem-News.com (May-23-2016 21:56)
RDX Evaluation by US EPA - Why It MattersRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
EPA downplays RDX toxicity, pleasing the DOD and putting us in peril
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RDX is an explosive which is more powerful than TNT. RDX is not something that available from your local hardware store, but has been used by both the military and terrorists to kill people.
Salem-News.com (Apr-04-2016 13:08)
The Bangor Eight Peace Activists Found Guilty in US District CourtSalem-News.com
The activists were charged with crossing the "thin blue line", trespassing onto a US nuclear weapons base.
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Eight activists crossed the blue line onto Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, which represents the largest operational concentration of nuclear weapons in the US arsenal, in an act of nonviolent civil resistance.