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Chomsky Visits Assange
World  (tags: War & Peace, Rights, Julian Assange, Noam Chomsky, United Kingdom )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - telesurtv.net
According to Wikileaks, Assange and Chomsky went on the balcony to "take in the view of the police operation against the Ecuadorian embassy."
OP-ED: RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA: Most White People in America Are Completely Oblivious
Society & Culture  (tags: racerelations inamerica, law, law, ethics, justice, viewpoints, culture, americans, society, politics, police, news, rights, education )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Black people have to learn everything about white people just to stay alive. White people just don't get that.
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 5 days ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
Palestinian and International Activists Cross Makeshift Bridges Over the Separation Wall (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, sadness, activists )

CarrieSIC
- 7 days ago - palsolidarity.org
The non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian worshippers wishing to access Al-Aqsa Mosque in the past months.The Israeli forces shouted and pushed activists as well as journalists on several occasions
Stop Virginity Exams for Women to Join the Indonesian Police.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, religion, rights, police, women, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

Gregory
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Many women feel degraded, violated and sometimes painful exams to see if they are still a virgin just to apply to join the Indonesian National Police. Please join in protesting this unnecessary testing for women just to apply to join the police force.
Iran Threatens to Flood Gaza With 'Millions' of Iranian Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Gaza, Syria, Muslims, Islam, Middle East, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 7 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The head of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has claimed it is raising an army of "millions" to flood Gaza and Syria to support Tehran's allies.
Islamic Human Slaughterhouses For Christians Discovered
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, Christians, slaughter, organ theft, corruption, crime, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 8 days ago - madworldnews.com
The slaughterhouses, much like those for butchering livestock, have been discovered in Albania, Syria, and the Balkans, in which prisoners, particularly Christians, are being used for their organs.
URGE CONGRESS TO PASS LAW AGAINST OWNERSHIP OF TIGERS FOR PERSONAL & FUN PURPOSES
Animals  (tags: Tigers, congress, petition, animal welfare, rights, law )

Scooby
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please signing and share this petition in an effort to support the World Wildlife's efforts in saving wild animals like the big majestic tigers from captivity through private ownership, in zoos and circuses. According to the Big Cats and Public Safety
Save the Iraqi Christian Community!
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Iraqis, Christians, Islam, Muslims, war, ISIS, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 11 days ago - citizengo.org
Today, the world is witnessing the mass persecution and genocide of the Iraqi Christian population. Sadly, the international community has expressed very little concern about their fate, with few coming to their aid. The disappearance of the Christian
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, marriage, Islam, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, religion, rights, women )

Sabina
- 11 days ago - meforum.org
A Saudi teenager, told she would marry a handsome young man whom she had been allowed to meet, was shocked when she discovered that her father had tricked her and that her groom was a man in his nineties. She is 17-years old.
Modern War: A True Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Public Health, Healthcare, Iraq, Imperialism )

Judy
- 15 days ago - commondreams.org
A unique historical moment to look at global health, with a special look at Iraq after more than twenty years of war
These Are The Questions Veterans Are Tired Of Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, military, veterans, men, women, society, culture, education, interesting, news, freedoms, world, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Common misperceptions about men and women in uniform can have harmful effects -- just ask a vet. Judging from a 2012 survey by veterans advocacy group The Mission Continues, civilians have a lot to learn about those who've served in the armed forces.
Country on Wrong Track, Say People Who Did Not Vote ~ Andy Borowitz ~ HUMOR/SATIRE
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, government, Americans, elections, humor, satire, society, freedoms, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 17 days ago - newyorker.com
The United States of America is on the wrong track and no one is taking action to fix it, says a broad majority of registered voters who did not vote last Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 17 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
Free Ghoncheh From Prison for Attending a Volleyball Match
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, Islam, Muslims, Iran, Sharia law )

Sabina
- 17 days ago - change.org
Since June 2014 my younger sister is in solitary confinement in Tehran. She was arrested for going to a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh is a British Iranian dual citizen. She was there to watch a game. She was arrested because of a misunderstanding.
 

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