Fundamentalist Christians murder Nigerian children

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This video is called Child Witches – Nigeria.

From CBS News in the USA:

EKET, Nigeria, Oct. 17, 2009

Nigerian Children Deemed Witches Tortured

Thousands of Youngsters Denounced by Renegade Churches as Practicing Witchcraft Have Suffered, Died From Exorcisms

(AP) The nine-year-old boy lay on a bloodstained hospital sheet crawling with ants, staring blindly at the wall.

His family pastor had accused him of being a witch, and his father then tried to force acid down his throat as an exorcism. It spilled as he struggled, burning away his face and eyes. The emaciated boy barely had strength left to whisper the name of the church that had denounced him – Mount Zion Lighthouse.

A month later, he died.

Nwanaokwo Edet was one of an increasing number of children in Africa accused of witchcraft by pastors and then tortured or killed, often by family members. Pastors were involved…

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Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English

Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English

via Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English.

Lolyondo, Tanzania – The Tanzanian government has ordered thousands of Maasai tribespeople to abandon traditional grazing lands to make way for what they say will be a conservation site.

But the Maasai are refusing to leave their ancestral land. They say the real reason they are being forced out is to give a Dubai-based hunting company exclusive access.

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Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English

Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land –

via Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – .

Lolyondo, Tanzania – The Tanzanian government has ordered thousands of Maasai tribespeople to abandon traditional grazing lands to make way for what they say will be a conservation site.

But the Maasai are refusing to leave their ancestral land. They say the real reason they are being forced out is to give a Dubai-based hunting company exclusive access.

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The Secret of the Seven Sisters – Special series

The Secret of the Seven Sisters – Special series – Al Jazeera English

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On August 28, 1928, in the Scottish highlands, began the secret story of oil.

Three men had an appointment at Achnacarry Castle – a Dutchman, an American and an Englishman.

The Dutchman was Henry Deterding, a man nicknamed the Napoleon of Oil, having exploited a find in Sumatra. He joined forces with a rich ship owner and painted Shell salesman and together the two men founded Royal Dutch Shell.

The American was Walter C. Teagle and he represents the Standard Oil Company, founded by John D. Rockefeller at the age of 31 – the future Exxon. Oil wells, transport, refining and distribution of oil – everything is controlled by Standard oil.

The Englishman, Sir John Cadman, was the director of the Anglo-Persian oil Company, soon to become BP. On the initiative of a young Winston Churchill, the British government had taken a stake in BP and the Royal Navy switched its fuel from coal to oil. With fuel-hungry ships, planes and tanks, oil became "the blood of every battle".

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Judge strikes down secrecy provision of controversial counterterrorism orders

Judge strikes down secrecy provision of controversial counterterrorism orders – U.S. News

via Judge strikes down secrecy provision of controversial counterterrorism orders – U.S. News.

The letters are an administrative way under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act for the FBI to order companies that provide any sort of communications services — phone companies, Internet service providers, banks and the like — to hand over information about their customers without court approval.

They come with an indefinite secrecy order, preventing the companies from ever letting their customers know their information has been surrendered.

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Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon show off their mom dance moves on \’Late Night\’ – The Clicker

Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon show off their mom dance moves on \’Late Night\’ – The Clicker

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‘Nightmare’ bacteria spreading in U.S. hospitals, nursing homes

\’Nightmare\’ bacteria spreading in U.S. hospitals, nursing homes: CDC – Health – MSN Healthy Living

via \'Nightmare\' bacteria spreading in U.S. hospitals, nursing homes: CDC – Health – MSN Healthy Living.

The bacteria kill up to half the patients whose bloodstream gets infected and are easily spread from patient to patient on the hands of health-care workers, the CDC said.
Moreover, CRE bacteria can transfer their antibiotic resistance to other bacteria of the same type.
This problem is the result of the overuse of antibiotics, Siegel said. “The more you use an antibiotic, the more resistance is going to emerge,” he said. “This is an indictment of the overuse of this class of antibiotic.”

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