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Salem-News.com (Dec-08-2014 02:00)

Malaysian Airlines (MAS) Employees and Trade Union Rights at Risk by New Law Being Rushed Through

Employees may have to once again form new unions and go through the process of seeking MAB’s recognition.

(LONDON) - Salem-News.com We, the undersigned 36 organisations, groups and trade unions are appalled with the Malaysian government’s current attempt to pass a law that will seriously undermine worker and trade union rights of employees in the Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), the operator of Malaysia’s national carrier.

Not only will the consequence of the new law be loss of employment of all employees of MAS and its subsidiaries, but also the end of the existing trade unions and associations representing the employees of MAS.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-17-2014 13:15)

People of the World, Surge Forward to Climate Justice

We vow to build a new system based on the rational, collective, and democratic management and use of resources in the interest of the people and the well-being of the planet.

(LONDON) - William Gomes It has been a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck central Philippines: one of the strongest and deadliest tropical cyclones ever recorded, leaving tens of thousands of people dead and missing, millions homeless and livelihoods destroyed.

In commemoration of the first year of Typhoon Haiyan and to honor all the victims of the global climate crisis, we declare this day, November 8, as International Day for Climate-Affected Communities. The sufferings of the communities hit by Typhoon Haiyan are also true in countless other places around the world. Globally, the number of reported weather-related disasters has more than tripled since the 1960s.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-03-2014 13:47)

Bahrain: Immediately and Unconditionally Drop All Charges Against Maryam Al Khawaja

She is a legitimate and peaceful human rights defender who has not been allowed legal counsel since her apprehension.

(LONDON) - Maryam Al-Khawaja On 30 August 2014, human rights defender Ms Maryam Al-Khawaja was detained upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport. She was travelling to visit Mr Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja in detention, who has been on hunger strike since 24 August 2014.

Maryam Al-khawaja is a prominent human rights defender in Bahrain and is Co-Director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights. She is the sister of human rights defender Ms Zainab Al-Khawaja and daughter of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2014 22:15)

Hindus Urge Mormons to Reconsider Ordination of Women

"Exclusion of women from some religious services, just because they were female, was very unfair and ungodly."

(RENO, Nev.) - Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed Hindus have urged The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and its President Thomas S. Monson to reconsider favorably the ordination of women.

Distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it would be a “step in the positive direction” as women could disseminate God’s message as skillfully as men and deserved equal and full participation and access in religion.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-28-2014 20:05)

Impending Irish Arrest and Extradition of Kevin Annett on verge of Tuam Killings Inquiry

An Urgent Bulletin from the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State (ITCCS) and its Direct Action Unit in Ireland

(DUBLIN) - ITCCS logo The Irish government has agreed to extradite Kevin Annett to England to face imprisonment when he arrives in Ireland this weekend, according to information obtained through our sources in Ireland's national police, the Garda​i.​

The same sources indicate that Kevin's arrest and transportation to a "special administrative ​ prison" in London has been ordered in response to the plan by him and our Brussels-based Common Law Court to open an independent inquiry into the apparent sacrificial murder of children at Tuam, Ireland, commencing on Monday, September 1.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2014 18:30)

Thailand: Continued intimidation of human rights defender Mr Surapan Rujichaiway

Two civil lawsuits against local villagers are being heard 19-22 August 2014.

(LONDON) - Thailand Surapan Rujichaiwat has been actively involved in opposing the opening of a gold mining project in Loei Province. He has regularly attended and given talks at environmental meetings. Surapan Rujichaiwat helped persuade many local villagers of the likely negative impact of the mining operation on their health and livelihood.

On 16 August 2014, the wife of Wang Saphung community leader Mr Surapan Rujichaiwat received a phone call during which an unidentified individual threatened him for his campaign work on behalf of the Wang Saphung community in relation to its dispute with the gold-mining company, Tung Kha Limited Company (TKLC).

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2014 13:01)

Child Sacrifice Ritual Stopped; Pope Francis set to Resign

Two "Ninth Circle" cult members arrested. Pandora's box has been opened.

(MONTREAL) - ninth circle abductions Tonight, I spoke with a DAU liasion here in Montreal and received the following update:

The DAU action on 15 August occurred with the cooperation of elements in the Montreal police. All of the evidence the team gathered at the action – blood and clothing samples, photos, and the videotaped statement of one Ninth Circle cult member – has been sent to the International Common Law Court as part of its upcoming Permanent Inquiry into child trafficking and ritual sacrifice.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2014 19:30)

Human Rights Worker`s Detention Extended for Sixth Time

Egyptian authorities are urged to end the needless detention of this peaceful man.

(LONDON) - El Husseiny Hassan On 5 August 2014, the Investigative Judge of the Criminal Division of South Giza court extended the detention of human rights defender Mr El Hussieny Hassan for the sixth time.

Police officers initially arrested El Hussieny Hassan on 21 February 2014 while he was monitoring demonstrations in the Haram district of Cairo. During interrogations, the human rights defender informed the police of his human rights work and presented documentation signed and stamped by the organisation.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2014 14:07)

Human Rights Defenders Beaten and Detained by Bangladesh Police

Police violently attacked human rights protesters participating in a hunger strike.

(LONDON) - Moshrefa Mishu by Nowrose At least 1,200 workers from five factories under the Tuba Group have been on a hunger strike at Hossain Market since 28 July 2014 demanding three months of unpaid wages and festival bonuses.

Early on 6 August 2014, the main gate of Hossain Market was locked by an unknown individual. It is believed that this was done to stop human rights defenders from providing medical supplies to the hunger strikers.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-14-2014 23:42)

Statement Demanding an Immediate Stop to War in Myanmar

Scores of organizations insist that negotiative efforts be sincere.

(U.K. ) - peace While there is a pretense that the Union Peacemaking Working Committee is conducting meetings on a ceasefire agreement to end the more than sixty-year long civil war between the Government, Military and ethnic armed groups - current clashes in Kachin regions, Ta-ang Palaung regions and Shan State are witness to the military’s serious offensive.

Civil society organizations, networks and people who desire genuine and just peace profoundly demand the respective Government, Hluttaw (parliaments) and the Myanmar military to contemplate the following points to prove their willingness for genuine peace.

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