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Oppose HR 620, Which Guts the Americans With Disabilities Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: civil rights, human rights, disabilities, bills, Congress, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A harmful new bill in the House of Representatives, the so-called ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620), is gaining steam. It will be debated in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning and may go to House floor for a vote soon.
Haaretz: Israeli Party Approves Annexation Plan to Coerce Palestinian Departure
World  (tags: injustice, disrespect of human rights, israel, extreme-right, policies, strategy, plan, planning, Palestine, cleansing, annexation, Human Rights, discrimination, racism )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - haaretz.com
With a stamp of Netanyahu approval, right-wing party conference discusses their plan to annex the Palestinian territories and offer a surrender-or-transfer ultimatum
Petition - Teen Victim of Alleged Attempted Lynching Needs Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: lynching, incredible cruelty, inhumane treatment, crime, harsh penalties, society, Human Rights, Justice for victims, protection )

Kalliope
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Have investigation of possible hate crime conducted by state investigators instead of local police. An 8-year-old bi-racial boy was hanged in the small town of Claremont, New Hampshire. As he turned purple and his feet kicked in an effort to survive,...
Boycotts to Achieve Political Change Are Forms of Political Speech
Business  (tags: human rights, Palestine, Middle East, bills, boycott Israel )

Freya
- 42 days ago - truth-out.org
Attempts to constrain the ability of corporations to do anything they want are not the rule in US politics. That alone makes notable the Israel Anti-Boycott Act that imposes sanctions on companies heeding calls to boycott products from Israeli settlements
Simone Veil: 'the Best of What France Can Achieve' (Listen to Her Story)
World  (tags: France, Europe, RIP, Simone Veil, integrity, women's rights, human rights, activist, politician, Minister, EU President, abortion law, dignity, inspiring, Auschwitz, Belsen )

Evelyn
- 76 days ago - pri.org
A Holocaust survivor who became French Cabinet Minister & President of the European Parliament. She was consistently voted one of France's most trusted public figures. "May her example inspire our fellow citizens, as the best of what France can achieve."
Charlie Gard: Mum Shares Photo of Son With Eyes Open
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, Healthcare, Court, Human Rights, UK )

Ray
- 99 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The mother of Charlie Gard has shared a photo of her son with his eyes open as she waits to find out if his life-support will be switched off.
A Living Wage - A Human Right for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, living wage, human rights, poverty, lack of time )

Dandelion
- 121 days ago - commondreams.org
Poverty is such a challenge; a citizen working two or three jobs just to put food on the table does not have much time or energy left over for civic engagement and the exercise of the franchise. The problem is not sloth, or lack of diligence.
Our Internet Privacy Is Not for Sale to the Highest Bidder!
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, world wide web, privacy, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 152 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
President Trump and Congress passed a law to erase rules preventing ISPs from selling your private online information. Lawmakers who voted for this proved they think corporations' bottom lines are more important than protecting your privacy.
How to Turn Neighborhoods Into Nubs of Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: resistance, activism, rebuilding, housing, human rights )

Freya
- 153 days ago - nationofchange.org
Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence.
Ecuador Farmers Sue US Defense Contractor Dyncorp Over Toxic Fumigation
Business  (tags: Latin America, Ecuador, Colombia, Agriculture, Human rightsillness )

Judy
- 170 days ago - telesurtv.net
The company allegedly entered Ecuador illegally, spraying toxic glyphosate that caused serious damage to local crops and poisoned animals and residents.
PETITION: UN - Either Endorse the UN-ESCWA Report on Israeli Apartheid or Disprove It
World  (tags: United Nations, UN Economic and Social Commission for We, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres, Rima Khalaf, report, Human Rights, Israel, Palestin, Palestinians, Israeli policies, theocracy, apartheid )

Evelyn
- 184 days ago - change.org
We urge the UN to either endorse this report as a factual document written by one of its own committees or distancing from it, to give specific factual evidence as to where this report is FACTUALLY WRONG and clarify these errors or inaccuracies
Can Compassion for Animals Lead to World Peace?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, rights, violence, world, children, Animal Welfare, cruelty, protection, animal welfare, animal rights, society, crime, humanrights, war, Human Rights, interesting, dogs, protection, humane education, peace education )

Heather
- 186 days ago - greatpeacemakers.com
With profound insights from some of the world's great peacemakers, this essay explores the connection between how we treat animals and how we treat each other.
 

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