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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, africa, ethnic cleansing, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 486 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Right now, Anti-balaka militias are carrying out violent attacks in an effort to ethnically cleanse Muslims in the Central African Republic.
Islamists Kill 47 in Attack in Northeast Nigeria - Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, Nigeria, Islam, Muslims, child, children, corruption, culture, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Gillian
- 497 days ago - in.reuters.com
Gunmen from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist group attacked the northeastern town of Bama on Wednesday, opening fire on a school, shooting or burning to death 47 people and trashing the palace of a traditional ruler, officials and witnesses said.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 498 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, suffering, Africa, environment )

CherAway
- 498 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Ask the African Union to provide peacekeeping forces to stop ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 508 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End The Sinai Slave Trade
World  (tags: world, humanrights, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, middle-east, africa, crime )

Cal
- 508 days ago - avaaz.org
Thousands of East Africans have been abducted by criminal trafficking rings, and tortured in Egypt's Sinai until their desperate families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. Every hour these men, women and children are in captivity is an hour too long
Condemn Ugandan Scientists for Horrific Homophobia
World  (tags: world, ACTION PLEASE, africa, Condemn, Homophobia )

Rose
- 511 days ago - forcechange.com
et: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Goal: Do not use unjustified science to criminalize homosexuality Recently, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni stated that he would pass the unjust 'Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Soldiers in South Sudan Photographed Wearing Backpacks Donated for Children
World  (tags: United Nations, conflict, Sudan, Africa )

Shaheen
- 513 days ago - globalpost.com
Photographs of the misappropriated supplies surfaced at an awkward time for the United Nations, which issued an urgent appeal for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan on Tuesday.
NEWS ROUNDUP: RENEWABLES ON TOP IN 2013, KANSAS WIND BUILDS MOMENTUM, AND THE STATE OF THE UNION'S ENERGY AGENDA 28 January 2014
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, U.S.A., business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, marketing, money, sustainabledevel )

Ruth
- 514 days ago - aweablog.org
"It's Tuesday, and renewable energy took the lead once again in 2013, Kansas wind power is hugely popular, and SOTU: will Obama follow through on climate change and clean energy?"
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 516 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
One Man's War on the Ivory Poachers of Gabon
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, war on poachers, africa, sadness, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, animalrights, protection, humans, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 517 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
As a frenzy of ivory poaching in central Africa brings forest elephants to the brink of extinction, in Gabon a British-born zoologist has joined forces with the president to declare war on the hunters.
20 Million People Face Hunger in Africa's Sahel Region
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', food crisis, africa, Sahel, Sahel region, government, conflict, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 517 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The UN and partner humanitarian groups today called on the international community to spend $2 billion to avoid a famine in Africa's Sahel region, which includes nine nations along the southern edge of the Sahara.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, politics, wildlife, world, africa, violence, money, marketing, business, consumers, farming, politics, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, endangered, extinction, cruelty )

Kelly
- 519 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) - virtual - wherever you are. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
300,000-Year-Old Caveman 'Campfire' Found in Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Israel, hearth, campfire, before homo sapiens, Africa )

Giana
- 524 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A newly discovered hearth full of ash and charred bone in a cave in modern-day Israel hints that early humans sat around fires as early as 300,000 years ago -- before Homo sapiens arose in Africa.
Madagascar Village 'Hit By Bubonic Plague'
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, death, disease, humans, Medical help, plague )

Kit
- 527 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A village in Madagascar has been hit by a deadly outbreak of the bubonic plague, medical experts on the island have confirmed. -- video with article-
 

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