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Please Sign: UK Workers Have a Right to Toilet Breaks
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, health and safety, toilet breaks, UK law, company harassment, toilet tax )

Susan
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A call centre worker in Brigend, UK had his pay docked because of toilet breaks at a company where drinking lots of water is encouraged. UK's Trade Union Congress says the law should clearly forbid pay deductions for toilet breaks.
We're the Antidote to the Extremists
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Rawabi, government, Human Rights, freedoms, society, culture, world, rights, economy, jobs, good news, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - peacenow.org
There is a new West Bank development that can advance the cause of the two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The development is the almost completed Palestinian city of Rawabi, 5 miles north of Ramallah and 12 miles north of Jerusalem.
Israel's New Push To Keep Africans Behind Bars
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Africans immigrants, jail, Human Rights, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, abuse, crime, society, safety, politics, law, rights, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - m.forward.com
Israel's Parliament has passed a new law aimed at keeping African immigrants behind bars -- and a controversial jail to house them open -- beyond a deadline set by the country's highest court.
The Terror Rocking Jerusalem Is Not About God
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, religion, violence, Human Rights, society, culture, ethics, world, safety, death, crime, dishonesty, rights, sadness, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - m.forward.com
Clearly, some people on both sides of this conflict reject a negotiated compromise to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, preferring instead to view the conflict and its resolution in zero-sum terms. Clearly, some are eager to transform the conflict into...
President Obama and US Attorney General Holder: Secure Justice for Mike Brown ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, humans, freedoms, safety, government, rights )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
On Aug. 9th, the nation was horrified to learn that Mike Brown was racially profiled and brutally killed by police as he walked down the street with a friend. His family called it an execution.
We Still Fight for Eric Garner: PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, ethics, crime, corruption, death, abuse, politics, rights, human rights )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Demand that the DOJ make this case a high priority, bring federal charges against Officer Pantaleo, and investigate the NYPD policies and practices that led to the police killing of Eric Garner.
Drop Charges Against Activist Monk
Society & Culture  (tags: cambodia, budhist monk, charges, human rights, loun savath )

Scooby
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
A Cambodian Buddhist monk known for his activism on behalf of those affected by land disputes and forced evictions is facing criminal charges. These charges are simply the latest attempt to silence the monk through imprisonment, and Amnesty International
Shock, Anger as Arsonists Hit First-Grade Classrooms at Jerusalem Jewish-Arab School
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Human Rights, freedoms, education, children, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, rights, safety, violence, world, terrorism, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
The attack, apparently by Jewish extremists, occurred Saturday evening at the Hand-in-Hand bilingual school, a rare symbol of coexistence in a city fraught by growing friction between Jews and Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem.
Palestinian Flag Is An 'Enemy' Flag- Netanyahu's Latest Crackdown
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, ethics, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, government, violence, rights, politics, law, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last week when discussing Israel's proposed new Jewish and democratic law, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that in the land of Israel, "only the Jewish People have national rights: A flag, anthem, and other national symbols."
8 Harsh Ways to Deal With Arab Violence, as Proposed By Israel's Ruling Party
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, society, humans, news, violence, safety, culture, activists, world, rights )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - washingtonpost.com
At the behest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his political allies in the Israeli parliament are preparing a sweeping legislative package designed to deter terror attacks.
End Modern Day Slavery - FORCE CHANGE - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, women, society, government, ethics, crime, politics, human rights )

Beverly
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
Abolish modern day slavery in the United States.
Revisiting 'Graveyard of Numbers': Israel Refuses to Return Remains of Palestinian Militants as a Punitive Measure
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, society, world, sadness, violence, government, family, news, humans )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A recent headline in Haaretz claimed the Israeli government withholding of Said Abu Jamal and Uday Abu Jamal's corpses, they are the two Palestinians cousins responsible for carrying out the synagogue attack in Jerusalem last Monday, was an "unprecedented
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
Palestinian and International Activists Cross Makeshift Bridges Over the Separation Wall (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, sadness, activists )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - palsolidarity.org
The non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian worshippers wishing to access Al-Aqsa Mosque in the past months.The Israeli forces shouted and pushed activists as well as journalists on several occasions
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 37 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
 

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