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Hindu Temple Set on Fire in Pakistan Over Blasphemy
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, violence, human rights, religion )

Roopak
- 35 days ago - in.news.yahoo.com
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumour that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated the Koran, police and community leader
Hamas: Teaching Human Rights Is Against Palestinian, Islamic Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: UNRWA, Gaza, Hamas, human rights, education )

David
- 45 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Palestinian schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip have been denied the opportunity to learn about human rights. The response to an attempt by UNRWA to include a course on human rights in schools run by the agency.
PLEASE SIGN! Brazilian Activist, LaíSa Santos and Her Family Are at Risk for Protecting the Amazon Rain Forest
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, activist, rainforest preservation, petition to sign )

Jeanie
- 47 days ago - e-activist.com
Laísa Santos,mother of 8 and school teacher,has been at the forefront of her community's opposition to the destruction of the Amazon rain forest in Pará state, Brazil.Please urge the Brazilian government to protect her and her family against death threats
PLEASE SIGN! Call a Public Inquiry Into Over 800 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Like Loretta Saunders
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Violence against Women, murder crime, petition to sign )

Jeanie
- 48 days ago - change.org
Brilliant student at St. Mary's University in Halifax,Loretta Saunders was murdered at age 26.Please call on Federal Minister for the Status of Women Kellie Leitch to immediately call a public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.
Palestinian Authority Human Rights Violations Ignored By Media, West
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Gaza Strip, West Bank )

David
- 70 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The ICHR (Intl Committee on Human Rights) report on the anarchy, lawlessness and human rights violations by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas will be completely ignored in the West.
Stand With Afghan Women and Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, crimes, human rights, protection, Afghanistan, law, violence, freedoms )

Cher
- 76 days ago - capwiz.com
The Afghan Parliament has just passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to... no matter how horrible the crime.
RIP: Nelson Mandela, Former South African President and Global Icon, Dies at Age 95
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Nelson Mandela, legacy, south africa, apartheid, freedoms, human rights, world, politics, obituary, news, culture, sadness )

Cal
- 138 days ago - cbsnews.com
Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa after several months of ongoing health problems. He was 95.
Kenyan Maid Thrown Off Third Floor Building By Her Saudi Employer   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, abuse of domestic servants, slavery, human rights )

Beth
- 169 days ago - youtube.com
Saudis and other Arab Oil States literally torture and kill foreign domestic workers each year. The workers passports and papers are immediately confiscated. Communications with their families are not allowed. Pay is routinely withheld.
Is Tis Tibet's Last Chance?
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, culture, abuse, ethics, society, violence )

Mitchell
- 170 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Stand with Tibet, and apply pressure on China at the U.N.! Please Sign!
25 Percent of Jews in EU Fear to Self-Identify
Society & Culture  (tags: Jews, anti-Semitism, abuse, crime, culture, freedoms, human rights, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Ge
- 175 days ago - speroforum.com
A survey to be released by the European Agency for Fundamental Rights contends that 25 percent of Jews living in nine European Union countries are afraid to identify themselves in public, according to Israeli daily Maariv.
Please Sign: Tell States to Change So-Called Fetal Protection Laws That Imprison Pregnant Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pregnant women, prenatal protection laws, rights violations, imprisonment of pregnant women, human rights, women's rights, Wisconsisn, South Dakota, Minnesota, Oklahoma )

Susan
- 179 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Alicia Beltran of Jackson Wisconsin wanted to do what's best for her unborn child. But that goal got her arrested. During a prenatal visit she told her doctor about a past addiction she'd overcome. Even though her tests were good, she was punished anyway.
TAKE ACTION: Tell President Obama and Congress: Repeal Christopher Columbus Day
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, human rights, civil rights, indigenous rights, education, ethics, government, dishonesty, usa, politics )

Beverly
- 190 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Stop the celebration of Christopher Columbus as a national holiday. Instead, let's observe the struggles of the indigenous people of our nation.
Breaking News!!! Herman Wallace Freed After 41 Years Of Solitary
Society & Culture  (tags: Herman Wallace, released, solitary confinement, prison, dying, human rights, freedoms, crime, GoodNews, law, news, rights, politics, police )

Tamara
- 203 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NEW ORLEANS -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released late Tuesday from prison, his attorneys said.
Mississippi Judge Ejects Sikh From Court for Refusing to Remove 'That Rag' From His Head
Society & Culture  (tags: ACLU, human rights, law, police, society, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, news )

Carrie
- 207 days ago - rawstory.com
The ACLU has released a letter it wrote on behalf of Jagjeet Singh, a practicing Sikh, to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (DOT) in Pike County. The complaint contends that in January, Singh, a licensed long-haul trucker, was humiliated by...
A Teenager's Plan to Light the World
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, american, child, education, ethics, freedoms, human rights, reading, solar power )

Kit
- 273 days ago - takepart.com
At the young age of 15, Ben Hirschfeld began providing solar lamps to students in developing countries.
 

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