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Click To Stop Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, injustice, human rights, activists )

- 153 days ago -
Support Amnesty International, a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. Amnesty International works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.
SIGN MY PETITION! Government of Canada: Help First Nations Communities Grapple With High Youth Suicide Rates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, cultural genocide, justice, high suicide rates, First Nations, Canada, human rights, government, ethics, crime, culture, world, society, children, education, dishonesty, activists )

- 189 days ago -
According to a recent article from the Guardian suicide rates among First Nations youth are out of control, the product of deep poverty, official neglect and a hopelessness generated by severely overcrowded housing and unsanitary conditions
Bombs and Blockade Make Gaza's Floods Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, suffering, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, family, abuse, violence, sadness, news, humans, rights, safety, government, dishonesty, crime )

- 244 days ago -
2000 hens died on Qandil Lawalha's poultry farm after it was hit by a storm. That was more than half of all the hens he owned. Located in Rafah, a city near GazaâEUR(TM)s border with Egypt, the farm had previously been shelled by Israel in summer 2014.
Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, female genital mutilation, Human Rights, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Nations, Women's Rights )

- 258 days ago -
A 27/11/2012 press release by Amnesty International UK said: The adoption yesterday of a resolution against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UN General AssemblyâEUR(TM)s human rights committee is a major boost to âEUR¦end to the abusive practice, âEUR¦
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 )

- 318 days ago -
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.
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, women, violence, Canada, First Nations, human rights, crime, corruption, abuse, law, death, society, politics )

- 319 days ago -
Speaking in front of representatives of indigenous communities from across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised "nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples."
Four Palestinians Killed on Friday
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, illegal settlements, middle-east, news, politics, government, ethics, death, crime, abuse, safety )

- 320 days ago -
Friday was another deadly bloody day in Palestine. Israeli forces killed four Palestinians, two in Hebron and two outside illegal Israeli settlements near Ramallah.
Punished for His Work: Medic Ahmad Nasser Describes His Recent Arrest
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israeli state terrorism, freedoms, violence, safety, society, rights, government, ethics, abuse, humans, law, news )

- 345 days ago -
Ahmad Nasser was kidnapped by Israeli forces from his home. He was accused of attempting to kill soldiers by throwing stones and molotov cocktails, and was released without charge 15 hours later. He was repeatedly assaulted during his arrest.
'Rule of Law' in Palestine: An Interview With Jurist Cees Flinterman
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, ethics, politics, culture, humans, sadness, abuse, freedoms, dishonesty, media, rights )

- 348 days ago -
Western governments praise Israel as a bastion of freedom in an otherwise tyrannically governed, strife-torn region. Mainstream media preserves Israel's lustrous image by avoiding references to key practices.
Video: Israeli Soldiers Fire at Car, Killing Elderly Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Israeli violence, world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, ethics, rights, society, culture, freedoms, government, law, safety, sadness )

- 348 days ago -
As blogger Richard Silverstein notes, Israeli media reported that military officials were disturbed that the video leaked out.
Israeli Forces Redouble Brutal Efforts to Curtail and Isolate Palestinians' Daily Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, society, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, safety, women, children, education, government, violence, politics, police, law, crime, abuse, sadness )

- 353 days ago -
On Sunday, 1st Nov. 2015, Israeli forces prevented movement of Palestinians in various areas in al-Khalil (Hebron) that have previously been declared a 'closed military zone'. Violence against school-children and teachers has seen a sharp increase.
International Human Rights Defenders Arrested and Evicted While "Hebron Is Becoming Ghettoized"
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, activists, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, society, culture, law, police, news, safety, violence, government, politics, crime, abuse )

- 353 days ago -
The internationals were denied their legal right to communicate with their embassies,& were only given water to drink at the police station after repeated requests. "We were scared, but were still so much better off than the Palestinian being beaten ...
Why Did Amnesty Say One Thing in English and Another in Hebrew?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Amnesty International, ethics, dishonesty, interesting, rights, society, culture, freedoms, abuse, politics, news )

- 353 days ago -
A week ago, Amnesty International published a report on Israel's summary executions of Palestinians. The no-holds-barred report was considerably softened for the organizations's much shorter Hebrew press release. The Hebrew version had been changed ...
Netanyahu's Apartheid Vision for Israel's Future
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, humans, politics, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, abuse, violence, rights, law, news )

- 354 days ago -
In the real world, outside the realm of speech-making, Netanyahu is only ready to hold empty and aimless talks with the Palestinians.
Video: Two Prominent Israelis Envision Replacing Dome of the Rock With Jewish Temple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, media, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, society, rights, politics, religion, government, freedoms, ethics, sadness, news, culture, humans, abuse )

- 360 days ago -
Yesterday the NYT ran an op-ed by its regular Israeli rightwing columnist Shmuel Rosner, titled "IsraelâEUR(TM)s Irresponsible Arabs," that accused Palestinian leaders of stirring a tense population with lies about Al Aqsa mosque.

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