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The Internet ShouldnâEUR(TM)t Have a Toll Booth *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, internet, law, media, news, religion, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 7 days ago - act.openmedia.org
Regulators in Europe are about to make a decision that will fundamentally impact how the Internet works âEUR" one that will be felt worldwide. Telecom companies are pushing...
Sign the Petition: Investigate FBI and DHS Surveillance of Activists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spying, intimidation, injustice, oppression, tyranny, FBI, DHS. Homeland Security, activists, activism, Republican National Convention, petitions )

Freya
- 8 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In a blatant attempt to intimidate peaceful protesters and discourage First Amendment protected activities, FBI and Department of Homeland Security agents are reportedly visiting the homes of peaceful activists and community organizers in Cleveland.
FREE the SABC *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The SABC is under attack, but we can stop it being corrupted into a pro-government megaphone that drowns out dissent. Propaganda policies introduced by SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng silence reports on public protests, skew election coverage ..
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

Katka
- 23 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In Culiacán, Mexico, the city with the highest rate of gun deaths in the nation, many people know the devastating consequences of guns. Creative activist Pedro Reyes down guns and turns them into shovels, which were then used to plant trees.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 24 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Cuadrilla Versus The Nanas - #IamTinaRothery
Environment  (tags: environment, activism, fracking, oil companies, law, activists )

Cal
- 24 days ago - theecologist.org
Thanks to fracking company Cuadrilla, grandmother Tina Rothery will be in court tomorrow over a £55,000 'debt' imposed on her for joining a peaceful occupation of a fracking site in Lancashire
FBI, Cleveland Police 'Door Knock' Activists Expected to Protest RNC - RT America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, intimidation, Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention, ACLU, activists, don't answer the door when it's FBI, right to not talk, police 'community outreach' )

Barbara
- 25 days ago - rt.com
Cleveland police are teaming up with FBI agents to conduct so-called 'community outreach.' The activists they're visiting, however, call it 'intimidation'. To ensure a 'safe and secure' Republican National Convention, scheduled for July 18th
Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 35 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Tell the Norwegian Government to Let Edward Snowden Come to Norway *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 37 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
On November 18, Edward Snowden will be awarded Norwegian PEN's Ossietzky Prize for outstanding achievements as a whistleblower. We do not want Snowden's chair to be empty in the University Hall in Oslo due to lack of approval to travel to Oslo ...
TAKE ACTION! Stop Watering Our Crops With Toxic Oil Wastewater!
Environment  (tags: food, health, diet, oil wastewater, fruits and vegetables, activists, activism, pollution, ethics, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 38 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Hundreds of chemicals are used in oil operations, and some of these are known to cause cancer, kidney failure and liver damage âEUR"and they could be in the oil wastewater that is being used on our fruits and vegetables.
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 41 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 42 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 46 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
 

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