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A Candle and Prayer for Nyack Clancy
Society & Culture  (tags: health, humans, environment, unusual, sadness, activists, americans, health )

Wendy
- 83 days ago - care2.com
Many of you know Nyack, this a fwd I received with the sad news I haven't done a story using a "FWD" so hope it turns out ok. Nyack is very seriously ill and needs our prayers and well wishes xxxxxx FOR NYACK- thinking of you xxxxxxx
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 329 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
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
- 310 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
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
- 308 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.
Demand Justice For MáXima Acuña! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, protection, humans, freedoms, rights, women, violence, activists )

Anna
- 206 days ago - addup.org
Activists should not have to worry about harassment, intimidation, and abuse! Demand justice for Máxima and Jaime!
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

Katka
- 298 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.
Tampa Florida Activist Arrested For Feeding The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Tampa, Florida, Food Not Bombs, activists, arrested, feeding the homeless )

Dandelion
- 105 days ago - cltampa.com
You have to have a special permit wich can be pricey because of the insurance policy the city requires.in order to offer free food to the needy in city parks.
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
- 322 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....
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
- 300 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....
Houston Police Force Homeless People To Throw Away Food And Gifts Given For The Holidays
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, homeless, police, Houston, waste management truck )

Dandelion
- 118 days ago - trueactivist.com
Not only did the police show up but they brought a large waste management truck and forced the homeless to throw away their food, pillows and other items that were just donated by local activists.
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
- 313 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 ...
'We Exist, We Resist, We Rise': Thousands March for Native Nations
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, crime, environment, ethics, freedoms, government )

Rosemary
- 46 days ago - commondreams.org
"Water is life!" was the cry heard throughout Washington, D.C., on Friday as thousands of people filled the streets and marched for Indigenous rights and the sovereignty of native nations, demonstrating that the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline
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
- 283 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...
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
- 150 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.
 

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