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BBC: Journalism Is About Compassion Too - Blocking Ads for Humanitarian Aid to GAZA- The Petition Site
World  (tags: Gaza massacre, gaza aid, george galloway envoy of aid, valeintine for gaza, bbc, human rights, journalistic integrity. relief, ethics, politics, children, palestine, freedoms )

- 1914 days ago -
the BBC refuses to allow the Disasters Emergency Committee to broadcast an appeal for aid. We agree with Government Health Minister Ben Bradshaw, who says the reasons the BBC has given for blocking an appeal for humanitarian aid are "completely feeble"
Water Wars in Pipeline for a Parched Planet
Environment  (tags: Drinking Water, Human Rights, Poverty, Overpopulation )

- 1916 days ago -
A SWELLING global population, changing diets and mankind's expanding "water footprint" could be bringing an end to the era of cheap water. The warnings, in an annual report by the Pacific Institute in California, come as ecologists have begun...
What President Barack Obama Means to the World
World  (tags: Barack Obama, human rights, equality, civil rights, leadership, education, social justice, government, leadership )

- 1918 days ago -
On November 4, 2008 ...America had a black leader, and suddenly everybody else wanted one. Or at least they wondered how they could get hold of one.
Jesuit Denies Predatory Priests Sent to Alaska!
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native rights, Native Americans, Americans, Religion, Human Rights, culture, society, ethics, crime, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, sadness, rights, religion, usa )

- 1921 days ago -
The head of the Jesuit order for the Northwest today denied the allegation in a new lawsuit that Alaska became a magnet or hiding place for problem priests...
Police Brutally Beat Up Green Activists, Farmers and Students
World  (tags: gren, police, sofia, eu, police brutality, human rights )

- 1925 days ago -
.The police then used excessive force to disperse the protesters.Students, farmers, green activists and older people were brutal beaten and serious hurt as you can see on video
Police Hit Woman Directly in Head for No Reason
World  (tags: violence, society, crime, police brutality, demonstrations, human rights )

- 1945 days ago -
Madrid, Spain: Special police force for riots without orders and without reason, hit directly in head a woman who complain about injuries of her friend
New Rule Expands DNA Collection to All People Arrested
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNA, Ethics, Human Rights, Society, freedoms, government, politics, usa, americans, news )

- 1957 days ago -
Immigration and civil liberties groups condemned a new U.S. government policy to collect DNA samples from all noncitizens detained by authorities and all people arrested for federal crimes.
The Burma Campaign UK: The Dirty List - Companies Supporting the Regime in Burma
World  (tags: Burma, bad companies, human rights, military occupation, death )

- 1958 days ago -
In response to calls from Burma's democracy movement, the Burma Campaign UK and other campaign groups around the world have been pressuring companies to sever business ties with Burma. Please contact one or more of the companies on the Dirty
Universal Children's Day!
World  (tags: Children of Mother Earth, Human Rights, Declaration of the Rights of the Child, UNICEF )

- 1979 days ago -
Universal Children's Day should be EVERY DAY, of course! But, now they say it's today... So; we better take care of EVERY CHILD on this Planet! Today, tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, next week, next month, next year, the year after that, and...
Making a Prison Out of Burma
Society & Culture  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Military Dicktatorship, Oppression, Human Rights, Democracy, United Nations Impotence )

- 1983 days ago -
Gagging the voice of protests and imprisoning dissidents for an incredible 65 years, pairs Burma's governing junta with some of the most repressive regimes in the history of the modern world. The verdicts are making a mockery of the justice system...
Growing Slums 'Face Water Crisis'
Environment  (tags: Water is Life!, Poverty, Human Rights )

- 1993 days ago -
Rapid urbanisation in developing nations threatens to trigger a water and sanitation crisis in quickly expanding slums, a report has warned. An estimated 2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation...
Nepal: Internet Dream Becomes a Reality
Offbeat  (tags: Internet, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Democracy )

- 1994 days ago -
A Nepali teacher has finally turned his dream into reality by connecting his remote mountain community to the internet. "We had to actually smuggle all the wireless equipment from America and Europe and build the network illegally"
Colombia: Military Assault Against Indigenous Protesters, Mobilizations Continue -- See Video Link in Comments
World  (tags: Indigenous people, Day of Resistance, Latin America, Colombia, militarization, ONIC, activists, Uribe, armed forces, violent attack, repression, mobilization, Intl Fed of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, UN High Commission, Human Rights )

- 1995 days ago -
Indigenous protesters thru-out Latin America staged events/protests to celebrate Day of Indigenous Resistance. Colombia gathering got global attention- marred by violent attack by armed forces firing into crowd of >10,000 over 2days. Urgent appeal!
$700 Billion - Bailed Out or Sold Out?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, accountability, human rights, ethics )

- 2022 days ago -
700 billion $1 bills laid end to end would go two-thirds of the way to the Sun and weigh as much as seven U.S. aircraft carriers. Don't we have any other options on what to do with all that money?
To Die For - Colombian Human & Labor Rights Lawsuits Vs. Coke
Business  (tags: Coca-Cola Company, Colombia, Coke bottling plants, anti-union campaigns, union rights, human rights, intimidation, threats, violence, torture, danger, murders, death squads, Councilman, Hiram Monserrate, Queens, NY, outrage, lawsuit )

- 2041 days ago -
Colombia- most dangerous place in world for trade unionists- since 1986, 2,500 have been killed. Coke claims not liable for murders at Coke bottling plants, but holds secret talks to pay for silence & unions' disappearance. Verdict scheduled 2009.

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