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Take Action: Justice For Berta CáCeres! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, murdered, activist, environment )

Anna
- 120 days ago - addup.org
In the early hours of Thursday, March 3, gunmen entered the home of Indigenous leader and Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Cáceres and murdered her.
Remembering the Life and Legacy of John Trudell
Society & Culture  (tags: John Trudell, death, taken his journey, Trail of Broken Treaties, BIA, Santee Dakota, Indian Country, poet, activist, human rights, music, free thinker, visionary, greatness, sadness, Native American, American Indian, AIM )

Dandelion
- 204 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
It is with a heavy and sad heart that I am informing of the passing of one of our greatest voices that came out of Indian Country in our time. He was and always will be my inspiration and I hold him in deep respect. I can say no more the pain is deep.
There Is Power In A Union By Joe Hill   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Joe Hill, Folk Hogan, Union, folk singer, activist, execution )

Dandelion
- 213 days ago - youtube.com
To remember Joe Hill executed 100 years ago in November. After his execution this song was sung at his funeral in Salt Lake City and again at his funeral in Chicago. Performed here by Folk Hogan near the site where Joe Hill was executed.
Julian Bond Charismatic Civil Rights Leader Dies at 75
Society & Culture  (tags: Julian Bond, Civil Rights, NAACP, Georgia General Assembly, dies, activist )

Dandelion
- 317 days ago - nytimes.com
A charismatic figure of the 1960s civil rights movement a lightning rod of the anti-Vietnam War campaign and a lifelong champion of equal rights notably as chairman of the N.A.A.C.P. He also served for 20 years in the Georgia General Assembly.
British-Iranian Volleyball Prisoner Moved to Notorious Murderers' Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: saria law, women's rights, Iran, imprisonment, activist )

Beatrice
- 597 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Ghoncheh Ghavami, the young Iranian women rights activist jailed for attempting to enter a men-only stadium to watch a volleyball match, has been transferred to a high security prison in south Tehran that holds criminals, according to opposition website
Daniel Ellsberg Pepper Spraying Is Police Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Daniel Ellsberg, Activist, Pepper Spray, Students, Police, Torture, Chemical Warfare )

Dandelion
- 1665 days ago - current.com
Activist Daniel Ellsberg detail how the usage of pepper spray by police officers at protests nationwide is "police torture." Yet zero prosecutions by those who brought Country to it's knees in sub-prime mortgage scandel.
Uganda Gay Rights Activist David Kato Killed
Society & Culture  (tags: Uganda, Gay Rights, Killing, Activist, Society )

Nancy
- 1982 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Ugandan gay rights campaigner who last year sued a local newspaper which named him as being homosexual has been killed, activists say.
Susan June Blake - Tribute to An Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: activist, obituary, arts, freedoms, politics )

Davida
- 3191 days ago - wilderside.wordpress.com
Our dear friend Susan Blake passed away at 8pm on Tuesday, October 2, 2007. Susan was the heart and soul of PeaceSmiths. Susan was the definition of a peace and justice activist. She was a peacemaker.
Arrest Made in Death of Denton Activist (More on David Honish)
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, law, activist, Care2 member, great Loss )

Lovebug
- 3297 days ago - dallasnews.com
A man involved in opening a premier shooting range has been arrested in connection with the death of his brother, a Denton peace activist who was found slumped over the front seat of his truck with a gunshot wound to the head, Flower Mound police said.
   

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