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DAPL Opponents Vow 'Fierce Resistance' as Army Corps Grants Last Easement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Congress, ETP Energy Transfer Partners, DAPL, Dakota Access Pipeline, trump expedites, violates Indigenous treaty rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, HUMAN RIGHTS, SACRECD TRIBUAL LAND )

Rosemary
- 13 days ago - commondreams.org
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday said it has notified Congress that it plans to grant Energy Transfer Partners the final easement to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The approval is a massive blow to DAPL opponents, who have waged
US Refugee Ban: Canada's Justin Trudeau Takes a Stand
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Refugee Ban, Muslim Ban, Human Rights, USA, Canada )

Ray
- 22 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken a stand on social media against the temporary US ban on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Trump Executive Order: Refugees Detained at US Airports
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Orders Refugees, Human Rights, Airport, USA )

Ray
- 23 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Rights groups have filed a lawsuit in a New York court to demand the release of refugees in transit who have been detained at John F Kennedy airport.
Tell President Trump: We Cannot Slam the Door on Refugees
World  (tags: refugees, human rights, Trump regime, discrimination, bigotry, prejudice, paranoia )

Freya
- 24 days ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
President Trump just signed an Executive Order that eviscerates our refugee resettlement program, leaving thousands of vulnerable people in limbo, blatantly discriminating against Muslims, and slamming the door on Syrian refugees entirely.
How to Call Your Reps When You Have Social Anxiety
Health & Wellness  (tags: phone, social anxiety, human rights, dangerous policies, advocate, representatives )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - echothroughthefog.cordeliadillon.com
Theres a LOT going on in the U.S. right now. Many peoples rights and safety are at risk. You probably heard that one of the most effective ways to advocate for issues you care about or stand up against dangerous policies and appointments is to call reps
Condemn President TrumpâEUR(TM)s Action on the Dakota Access Pipeline-Take Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, republicans, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, INDIGENOUS rights, Standing Rock Sioux Nation, environment, NO DAPL )

Rosemary
- 27 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Sign this petition condemning President TrumpâEUR(TM)s decision to disregard the serious concerns of Indigenous people about the Dakota Access Pipeline. It is a shameful and unconscionable attack on human rights. Demand that President Trump meet his obligation
It's Time for President Obama to Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: amnesty, human rights, Leonard Peltier, obama, usa, indigenous rights )

AWAY AWHI
- 35 days ago - thenation.com
 Ten months after filing a petition with the president, renowned lawyers waitâEUR"and hopeâEUR"for Obama to act.
RAINFOREST RESCUE, PETITION, KELLOGGS,NESTLE,UNILEVER, NO TO CHILD LABOUR FOR PALM OIL!
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, human rights, children ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

Ruth
- 36 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Call to action, the palm oil industry & its buyers must put an end to child labour, forced labour & other systematic human rights violations now & dont forget the ORANGUTANS too. Avoid buying the brands involved!
Politicians, Entertainers and Others Have Come to the Defence of a US Civil Rights Campaigner, Congressman John Lewis, Who Has B
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Row, Trump, Congress, USA )

Ray
- 38 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Congressman Lewis said he did not regard Mr Trump as a legitimate president, Politicians, entertainers and others have come to the defence of a US civil rights campaigner, Congressman John Lewis, who has become embroiled in a row with President-elect
Texas City Found In Violation Of Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, human rights, minorities, racism )

Freya
- 43 days ago - yahoo.com
A Texas city violated the Voting Rights Act and the 14th Amendment by purposefully trying to dilute Latino votes, a U.S. district judge ruled Friday.
Texas Abortion Providers Receive Threats From Rabid Anti-Abortionists Who Spy on Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, clinics, anti-choice, Texas, harassment, human rights )

Freya
- 54 days ago - alternet.org
Clinic employees caught protesters slashing tires and taking pictures of their license plates.
Pledge to Defend the 1st Amendment During Trump's Presidency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, U.S. Constitution, free speech, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 79 days ago - signherenow.org
On January 20, Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office and swear to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. Of special concern are his threats directed at journalists and arbitrary limitations on media access and comments.
Facebook: Don't Censor Human Rights Documentation
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, human rights, censorship, petitions )

Freya
- 81 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Facebook, a platform increasingly used to document human rights abuses, has censored human rights documentation, including content that depicts police violence.
 

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