Malawi’s Child Tobacco Pickers Exposed to Dangerous Nicotine Levels

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(Video Below) THE GUARDIAN– Children in Malawi who are forced to work as tobacco pickers are exposed to nicotine poisoning equivalent to smoking 50 cigarettes a day, an investigation has found. Child labourers as young as five are suffering severe health problems from a daily skin absorption of up to 54 milligrams of dissolved nicotine, according to the international children’s … Read More

New Airport Body Scanners Break Child Porn Laws

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THE GUARDIAN– The rapid introduction of full body scanners at British airports threatens to breach child protection laws which ban the creation of indecent images of children, the Guardian has learned. Privacy campaigners claim the images created by the machines are so graphic they amount to “virtual strip-searching” and have called for safeguards to protect the privacy of passengers involved. … Read More

Couple Shoot Kids, Kill Themselves Over Global Warming

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LAHT – A 7-month-old baby survived alone for three days with a bullet wound in its chest beside the bodies of its parents and brother, who died in an apparent suicide pact brought on by the couple’s terror of global warming, the Argentine press said Saturday. The incident, reported by the daily Clarin, occurred in a modest dwelling in the … Read More

Afghan Sentenced to Death for Reading about Women’s Rights

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THE INDEPENDENT– A young man, a student of journalism, is sentenced to death by an Islamic court for downloading a report from the internet. The sentence is then upheld by the country’s rulers. This is Afghanistan – not in Taliban times but six years after “liberation” and under the democratic rule of the West’s ally Hamid Karzai. The fate of … Read More

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