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Free MauritaniaâEUR(TM)s Anti-Slavery Activists
Society & Culture  (tags: Mauritania, Islam, Muslims, slavery, slaves, crime, ethics, freedoms, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 30 days ago - walkfree.org
Mauritania fully outlawed slavery in 2007 but has systematically failed to end it in practice. It has fallen to activists like Biram to fight for peopleâEUR(TM)sâEUR(TM) freedom and they face regular harassment and harsh treatment in their campaigning.
Broken On All Sides - CORRECT LINK   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Broken On All Sides, race, mass incarceration, voter suppression, slavery, prison slavery, justice system, The New Jim Crow, collateral consequences, racial inequities, minorities )

Dandelion
- 133 days ago - youtube.com
Addresses racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. Mass incarceration has become The New Jim Crow. It is something that has an impact upon us all, one doesn't have to be a minority to feel the pain.
Stop Columbus Day From Being Recognized as a National Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Columbus Day, petition, remove as National Holiday, slavery, torture, rape, pillage, horror )

Dandelion
- 142 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States government has the responsibility to recognize that celebrating Columbus day is an act of injustice that upholds a juvenile fairy tale and is in no way worthy of celebration.
Let's Take a Stand for Teachers Forced to Work in Fields ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: slavery, cotton, Uzbekistan, world, ethics, school children )

Nancy
- 165 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Today, teachers and students in Uzbekistan, like the ones you see here, are being sent to fields to pick cotton rather than heading to classrooms.
Help End Modern Slavery in the Thai Fishing Industry ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, environment, suffering, torture, protection )

Cher
- 242 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
PepsiCo: Commit to Slavery-Free Palm Oil ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, palm oil )

Cher
- 244 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Call on PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to pledge to exclusively and immediately use slavery-free palm oil.
Stop Child Slaves From Being Trafficked to Lake Volta, Ghana ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, slavery, environment, protection )

Cher
- 259 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every year thousands of children in Ghana are sent to Lake Volta, to a life of modern slavery in the fishing industry. Some are callously sold by their families. Others are sent in ignorance by parents who believe traffickers' promises of an education
TESCO: Stop Selling Seafood Produced By Slaves ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, slavery, seafood, environment )

Cher
- 262 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
A recent Guardian exposé and Environmental Justice Foundation investigations have shown serious human rights abuses including forced labour, trafficking, slavery and murder in the Thai seafood industry, which is the main supplier of shrimp
Tell New Zealand to Help End Slavery at Sea ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, slavery )

Cher
- 275 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ruslan's story of appalling exploitation aboard a fishing ship in New Zealand waters made headlines around the world in 2012 - and it is not an isolated case. Evidence suggests that hundreds are working in slavery-like conditions at sea in New Zealand:
Cliven Bundy: If People Think I'M Racist, Blame MLK Jr. (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, Cliven Bundy, Nevada, slavery, society, culture, ethics, news, politics )

CarrieSic
- 311 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
CLIVEN BUNDY KEEPS ON CLIVEN'. "Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy claimed during a Friday interview on CNN that he didn't understand the bipartisan outrage over his recent comments suggesting the 'Negro people' were 'better off' as slaves.
These Politicians Praise Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, activists, abuse, slavery, rights, ethics, government, freedoms, politics, religion, society, culture, corruption, dishonesty )

CarrieSic
- 313 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Rogue rancher Cliven Bundy recently shared his thoughts on African Americans and whether or not they were better off as slaves. While Bundy can, and probably should, be dismissed as fringe nonsense, he is hardly alone.
Fight Child Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, children, slavery )

Cher
- 314 days ago - nochildforsale.ca
Sign our petition urging leading Canadian retailers* to expand their efforts to improve labour conditions in their supply chains by signing the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh agreement.
Enough Games Nintendo: Time for Action Against Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, slavery, protection, Nintendo )

Cher
- 369 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's time for Nintendo to stop playing games and step up its efforts to help end modern slavery.
Protect Victims of Human Trafficking in the UK ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, slavery, protection, environment )

Cher
- 369 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A law to fight modern slavery should also protect the victims of modern slavery. Please write to Prime Minister Cameron today to make sure that Julie and all other women like her are helped, and not hurt, by the Modern Slavery Bill.
Daewoo: Help End Uzbek Cotton Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, cotton, slavery, rights, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 372 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
You may have heard of Daewoo cars or electronics but did you know that Daewoo is the largest processor of slave labour picked Uzbek cotton?
 

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