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

Roopak
- 29 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
- 39 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.
PLEASE SIGN! Brazilian Activist, LaíSa Santos and Her Family Are at Risk for Protecting the Amazon Rain Forest
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, activist, rainforest preservation, petition to sign )

Jeanie
- 41 days ago - e-activist.com
Laísa Santos,mother of 8 and school teacher,has been at the forefront of her community's opposition to the destruction of the Amazon rain forest in Pará state, Brazil.Please urge the Brazilian government to protect her and her family against death threats
PLEASE SIGN! Call a Public Inquiry Into Over 800 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Like Loretta Saunders
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Violence against Women, murder crime, petition to sign )

Jeanie
- 42 days ago - change.org
Brilliant student at St. Mary's University in Halifax,Loretta Saunders was murdered at age 26.Please call on Federal Minister for the Status of Women Kellie Leitch to immediately call a public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.
TAKE ACTION! Don't Favor Rapists Over Their Victims
World  (tags: Human Rights, women's rights, rape victims )

Dimitris
- 43 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
- 45 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
- 52 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
- 58 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
- 64 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
- 65 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
- 68 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
- 68 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
- 68 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
- 69 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
- 70 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.
 

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