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Hindu Temple Set on Fire in Pakistan Over Blasphemy
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, violence, human rights, religion )

Roopak
- 429 days ago - in.news.yahoo.com
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumour that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated the Koran, police and community leader
Hamas: Teaching Human Rights Is Against Palestinian, Islamic Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: UNRWA, Gaza, Hamas, human rights, education )

David
- 439 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Palestinian schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip have been denied the opportunity to learn about human rights. The response to an attempt by UNRWA to include a course on human rights in schools run by the agency.
TAKE ACTION! Don't Favor Rapists Over Their Victims
World  (tags: Human Rights, women's rights, rape victims )

Dimitris
- 443 days ago - forcechange.com
In Mozambique the article 223 of the Penal Code would constitute one of the most backward and nonsensical pieces of legislation of the twenty-first century. I implore you to ensure that it does not pass.
The Hilarious Way Russia's Official Propaganda Network Covers The Situation In Ukraine
World  (tags: Ukraine violence, Russia, propaganda, media, ethics, human rights, dishonesty, politics, interesting )

Carrie
- 445 days ago - businessinsider.com
Want a different perspective on the crisis in Ukraine? Check out RT.com, the state Russian broadcaster that's tasked with improving Russia's image abroad (AKA: propaganda).
Seven Months Pregnant and Working in the Fields
Offbeat  (tags: Nepal, Women, Hard Labour, Human Rights, Agricultural Work, Health )

Ray
- 452 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Women in Nepal do the lion's share of agricultural work, and it's common for them to continue working in the fields throughout pregnancy. But this can seriously affect their health, and that of their unborn child.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Spanish Government to Stand Up for Tibet
World  (tags: tibet, human rights, Dalai Lama, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, china, europe, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news )

Cal
- 459 days ago - standupfortibet.org
Urge Spain's Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, and other EU leaders to Stand Up for Tibet against China's pressure and retain the independence of judicial systems from political interference.
Palestinian Authority Human Rights Violations Ignored By Media, West
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Gaza Strip, West Bank )

David
- 464 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The ICHR (Intl Committee on Human Rights) report on the anarchy, lawlessness and human rights violations by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas will be completely ignored in the West.
Cancer Victim Humiliated By TSA Agents at Checkpoint
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Health, Human rights, Planes, Security, TSA, Transport, USA )

Ray
- 465 days ago - rt.com
The Transportation Security Administration is being criticized yet again, this time for embarrassing a cancer victim by proclaiming his incontinence issues to other travelers and strip-searching him before allowing the man to proceed.
Thousands of Women Illegally Detained By Iraq, Facing Torture, Abuse - HRW
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Law, Military, Politics, War )

Ray
- 468 days ago - rt.com
Iraqi authorities are holding thousands of women illegally, subjecting many to torture, abuse, threats to their family and rape, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Thursday. The findings come amid Baghdad's promises of judicial reform.
Woman Who Just Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted Racist Picture Of The Obamas
World  (tags: world, society, politics, human rights, racism, Sochi Winter Olympics, news, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 468 days ago - theguardian.com
Homophobia just wasn't enough ~ Irina Rodnina tweeted doctored photo of US leader with fruit - in country where black athletes are taunted with them regularly.
Russia Doesn't Want You to See These Shirtless, Muscley, Bearded Canadian Bobsledders
World  (tags: Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, human rights, freedoms, government, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 468 days ago - thewire.com
A gross human rights violation occurred in Russia on Thursday night: the government blocked Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripp's website -- a wondrous place where one could, if they wanted, find shirtless pictures of Canada's bearded, muscley bobsled team.
Russian Olympic Official Proud Of Doorknobs On Doors, Cameras In Showers
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, surveillance, ethics, human rights, freedoms, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 469 days ago - rawstory.com
Responding to complaints from the assembled international media about hotel room doors without doorknobs or locks, lack of heat, and dysfunctional toilets at the Sochi Olympics, a senior Russian official inadvertently revealed the existence of...
Stand With Afghan Women and Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, crimes, human rights, protection, Afghanistan, law, violence, freedoms )

Cher
- 470 days ago - capwiz.com
The Afghan Parliament has just passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to... no matter how horrible the crime.
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 470 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
Pussy Riot Mocks Putin on Colbert: 'We Don't Want a Shirtless Man on a Horse Leading Us' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Stephen Colbert, Pussy Riot, Putin, Russia, human rights, media, politics, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 471 days ago - rawstory.com
Two members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot visited The Colbert Report on Tuesday to talk about their arrests and earlier protest actions. Stephen Colbert welcomed the pair to their first U.S. visit by asking if they'd eaten at an Olive Garden yet.
 

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