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PLEASE SIGN: Saudi Authorities Must Put An End to Public Flogging of Blogger
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, arrests, Raif Badawi, petition, amnesty international, Saudi Arabia, floggings, Human rights, freedom of expression, association and assembly )

Jess
- 67 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
I believe that Raif Badawi is a Prisoner of Conscience, held solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression. Please drop all charges against Badawi
Palestinian Youth Face Psychological Trauma and Educational Neglect Following Israeli Detention
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, children, emotional trauma, Human Rights, freedoms, international law, society, ethics, culture, crime, news, violence, abuse, rights, sadness, safety, research, safety, society, environment )

Carrie
- 71 days ago - mondoweiss.net
2014 was a harrowing and devastating year for many people living in Israel and Palestine. Violations of human rights, racism, and hatred did not stop after the 2014 Gaza war and today are commonplace.
Rights Group: Israeli Bombing of Gaza Homes Was Policy
Health & Wellness  (tags: rights group, B'Tselem, Gaza Strip-Gaza assault 2014, Human Rights, Politics, Middle East, Palestine, humanitarian, killings, civilians, children, fmilies, Israeli forces, ethnic cleansing, BDS, zionism, scorched earth policy, home bombings )

Jess
- 78 days ago - aljazeera.com
Report by Israeli rights group B'Tselem accuses Israel of deliberately bombing Gaza homes while occupants were inside.
UN Slams Israel's Demolition of Palestinian Homes
Health & Wellness  (tags: UN, world, homelessness, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, humans, health, illness, children, risks, safety, ethics, environment, government, society, warning )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"In the past three days, 77 Palestinians, over half of them children, have been made homeless," the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a statement issued late Friday.
Saudi Arabia: Release Blogger Raif Badawi
Health & Wellness  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Release blogger Raif Badawi, Amnesty International, human rights, actipetition to sign, risks, safety, health, abuse, news, ethics, society, freedoms, treatment )

Jess
- 91 days ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
Raif Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes after starting a website for social and political debate - demand his release today.
VIDEO - No Donkeys Allowed
Health & Wellness  (tags: checkpoints, Shuhada, Palestinians, human rights, Israeli oppression, apartheid wall, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, end US aid to Israel, freedom of movement, video, occupation-siege, West Bank, treatment, prevention, society, environment, safety )

Jess
- 118 days ago - imemc.org
Mohammad Saleh, a sixty-six-year-old Palestinian resident of Tel Rumeida, al-Khalil (Hebron), waited with his mule outside Shuhada checkpoint for nine hours over the course of two days.
The Power of Tax ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: G20, human rights, tax evasion, corporate tax, government, world, health, humans )

Nancy
- 158 days ago - taxpower.org
So far, Ebola has claimed around 4950 lives. It didn't have to be this way. Tax pays for hospitals, and the countries struggling to contain and end the Ebola crisis have lost money to tax dodging that they could have spent on healthcare.
Families Wait in Agony for Word on Ebola Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monrovia, ebola, family, health, disease, treatment, warning, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 195 days ago - msn.com
A recent update from the World Health Organization showed that more than half the cases in Liberia happened in the preceding 21 days.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, world leaders, assistance, world, money, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 196 days ago - act.one.org
We need our leaders to do more than just talk about this epidemic. We need them to act NOW. We don't have a day to waste.
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

Nancy
- 213 days ago - action.ippfwhr.org
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
Florida Hospital Demands Woman Undergo Forced C-Section
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Forced Birth, Cesarean Surgery, Human Rights, Women's Rightsrisks, science, warning, ethics )

Cat
- 262 days ago - rhrealitycheck.org
Unacceptable. In an action that appears to be increasingly commonplace, a Florida hospital has threatened to force a pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery against her wil
Ohio, Stop Assaulting Citizens Over Taking or Refusing Prescription Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Householder assaulted for taking Tylenol, Akron, Summit County Sheriff, Deputy Vaughan, human rights, excessive force, overstepping authority, forced medication, John Rohrer, Ohio state hospital, police brutality, Risperdal, brain damage, TBI, drugs )

Susan
- 334 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Choosing to take or refuse prescription or over-the-counter medication shouldn't be a crime. But an Akron woman was assaulted then handcuffed for taking her prescribed pain pills by police who literally tried to pry the pills out of her mouth.
End Female Genital Mutilation in the US ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, women, family, health, mortality, human rights, freedoms )

Nancy
- 343 days ago - change.org
The practice of FGM is illegal in the US but girls are being taken to other countries, usually their parents' country of origin where they are cut in what is now known as "vacation cutting."
 

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