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Feds Plan To Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp
Society & Culture  (tags: South Dakota Pipeline, protest camp, indigenous rights, closure threat, culture, americans, activists )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Sioux fear the 1,172-mile pipeline could contaminate the drinking water for their nearby reservation and argue that granting a permit to developer Energy Transfer Partners to build beneath Lake Oahe would violate an 1851 treaty.
Demand Justice For MáXima Acuña! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, protection, humans, freedoms, rights, women, violence, activists )

Anna
- 66 days ago - addup.org
Activists should not have to worry about harassment, intimidation, and abuse! Demand justice for Máxima and Jaime!
The Internet ShouldnâEUR(TM)t Have a Toll Booth *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, internet, law, media, news, religion, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 142 days ago - act.openmedia.org
Regulators in Europe are about to make a decision that will fundamentally impact how the Internet works âEUR" one that will be felt worldwide. Telecom companies are pushing...
FREE the SABC *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 149 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The SABC is under attack, but we can stop it being corrupted into a pro-government megaphone that drowns out dissent. Propaganda policies introduced by SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng silence reports on public protests, skew election coverage ..
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

Katka
- 158 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In Culiacán, Mexico, the city with the highest rate of gun deaths in the nation, many people know the devastating consequences of guns. Creative activist Pedro Reyes down guns and turns them into shovels, which were then used to plant trees.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 158 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 170 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Tell the Norwegian Government to Let Edward Snowden Come to Norway *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 172 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
On November 18, Edward Snowden will be awarded Norwegian PEN's Ossietzky Prize for outstanding achievements as a whistleblower. We do not want Snowden's chair to be empty in the University Hall in Oslo due to lack of approval to travel to Oslo ...
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 176 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 176 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 181 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
TAKE ACTION NOW! Free Native American Activist Imprisoned on False Charges
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, indigenous rights, legal injustice, society, politics, law, government, ethics, crime, culture, activists, abuse )

Cal
- 189 days ago - forcechange.com
Free Leonard Peltier, an activist in the American Indian Movement who many believe was framed for the death of two federal agents forty years ago. At a trial that consisted of coerced, conflicting testimonies, many of which have been redacted by those w
Click To Stop Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, injustice, human rights, activists )

Sue
- 198 days ago - shopforyourcause.com
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.
 

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