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Rhino Orphanage Attacked. Please Help.
Offbeat  (tags: thula thula rhino orphanage, attacked, help needed, investigation, crime )

Simone
- 4 hours ago - africageographic.com
In a brutal manifestation of how out of control the rhino situation is in South Africa, Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage was attacked, baby rhino/s killed, care-givers savagely beaten and a young woman sexually assaulted.
Before You Came (You Will Not Take Our Flowers)   video
Offbeat  (tags: crime, culture, environment, ethics, fracking, government, interesting, performance, protection, society, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
A song about the shale gas industry which is trying to get a foothold in the UK in Lancashire, inspired by a bouquet of flowers left by a protestor on Valentine's Day 2017 which were later cast on the ground by a workman - a very accurate metaphor...
Why Can Only Humans Be Murdered? What About Non-Human Animals?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, murder, murdered, cruelty, crime )

Simone
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
It's time to change the language we use to discuss the killing of other species.
Indian Country Media Network Denounces Arrest of ICMN Journalist Jenni Monet; Demands Her Immediate Release
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, culture, environment, ethics, humans, interesting, police, society, unusual, journalist, arrested, freedom of speach, freedom of press, Standing Rock Sioux reservation, Oceti Sakowin, Morton County, Little Child camp )

Rosemary
- 21 days ago - indiancountrymedianetwork.com
This morning, at 9:30 a.m. EST, the Morton Country Correctional Center, North Dakota confirmed to Indian Country Media Network that respected journalist and citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna Jenni Monet is being held in custody after her arrest yesterday
600+ Water Protectors Facing Criminal Charges Unlikely to Receive Fair Trials
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, crime, culture, environment, ethics, humans, police, society, unusual, water protectors, Dakota Access Pipeline, Standing Rock Sioux reservation, facing criminal charges, trial, law enforcement )

Rosemary
- 25 days ago - nationofchange.org
On January 27, attorneys representing the first 27 water protectors arrested in actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in early August 2016 renewed their motion for a change of venue, on the grounds that the state did not adequately respond
Standing Rock ALERT! (1/15/2017) Oil Police Stole Water Protector's Prayer Flag!   video
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, ethics, humans, police, unusual, stealing, Water Protector's Prayer Flag, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, Oceti Sakowin, Cannonball River, Mni Wiconi )

Rosemary
- 39 days ago - youtube.com
Published on 15 Jan 2017 #NoDAPL #WaterProtectors #WeAreTheMedia Live stream by #NoDAPL Warrior Tawasi..."The police stole the Water Protector's Prayer Flag on Standing Rock Sioux Reservation land since yesterdays Prayer Walk!!!
TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT A CHILD FROM SLAVERY (Canadians Only)
Offbeat  (tags: children, crime, environment, ethics, government, protect, humans, health, children, trafficking, supplie chains )

Rosemary
- 43 days ago - nochildforsale.ca
I AM ASKING THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO CREATE LEGISLATION REQUIRING LARGE COMPANIES WHO OPERATE IN CANADA TO PUBLICALLY REPORT ON THEIR EFFORTS TO MONITOR, ADDRESS AND PREVENT CHILD LABOUR IN THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS ON A YEARLY BASIS.
Nigerian Customs Stops 2.75 Tons of Potentially Deadly Fake Plastic Rice From Hitting Markets
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, ethics, health, humans, news, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 60 days ago - inhabitat.com
Customs agents in Nigeria recently intercepted nearly three tons of "plastic rice", which could have wreaked havoc on the area population, where real rice is a staple food. The incoming shipment of fake rice was packaged in large bags just as the genuine
Captain Hook Awards for Biopiracy 2016
Offbeat  (tags: crime, ethics, government, interesting, society, world )

Kathy
- 75 days ago - synbiowatch.org
About Biopiracy: For the first time, the Oxford English Dictionary now includes "biopiracy," The OED defines "biopiracy" as 'bioprospecting, regarded as a form of exploitation of developing countries.' Biopiracy refers to the monopolization of genetic
Our Sister Luta WI RedFawn Has Been Transferred to Jamestown, ND. Which Is in Stutsman County
Offbeat  (tags: crime, culture, ethics, humans, police, society, unusual, Free Red Dawn, Oceti Sakowin, Sioux Nation community member, moved by police, contact )

Rosemary
- 81 days ago - facebook.com
She was unaware that she was going to be moved...so everything she had is still in Morton County. She is basically back to square one... U can send her money via inmatecanteen.com Stutsman County. Also there is an inmate message line U can call ...
Anxious Zoo Giraffe Dies In Shipping Crate
Offbeat  (tags: giraffe, shipping crate, death, sad news, crime, pictures )

Barb
- 197 days ago - thedodo.com
A 7-year-old giraffe has died after Taiwan's Taipei Zoo put him in a container to ship him to a zoo 57 miles away to breed. While there were several possible causes for his death, many sources report that he died mainly of anxiety that caused
Puppy Who Was Not Supposed To Survive Cannot Stop Kissing His New Mom
Offbeat  (tags: animals, crime )

Angie
- 213 days ago - thedodo.com
This sweet Boston terrier puppy has managed to steal the hearts of his doctors and fans internationally. He even has a law named after him in the works that if passed, would strengthen Pennsylvania animal cruelty laws.
Burning Up The Screen - Purple Clover
Offbeat  (tags: Classic Movies, bizarre, interesting, crime, clever, suspenseful, romance )

Barb
- 218 days ago - purpleclover.com
13 of the hottest movies of all time--and we mean that literally.
Texas Inmates Broke Out Of A Cell To Save A Jailer From An Apparent Heart Attack - BuzzFeed News
Offbeat  (tags: crime, off-beat, society, Inmates, Parker County Sheriff’s Office, Capt. Mark Arnett, Weatherford Texas, ethics, police )

Cat
- 225 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Because we need good news. Six inmates at a jail in Texas may have saved a prison officerâEUR(TM)s life when they broke out of their cell to come to his aid during an apparent heart attack.
 

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