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Defend Indigenous Environmental Defenders! Stand With the Shuar! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, activists )

Anna
- 174 days ago - addup.org
Take action to defend indigenous rights in the Ecuadorian Amazon
'We Exist, We Resist, We Rise': Thousands March for Native Nations
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, crime, environment, ethics, freedoms, government )

RosemaryR
- 196 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
International Women's Day 2017: What Is It, How Did It Start and Why Is It So Important?
Society & Culture  (tags: international womens day, women's rights, government, politics, ethics, activists )

Barb
- 199 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
International WomenâEUR(TM)s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates womenâEUR(TM)s achievements âEUR" from the political to the social âEUR" while calling for gender equality.
A Candle and Prayer for Nyack Clancy
Society & Culture  (tags: health, humans, environment, unusual, sadness, activists, americans, health )

Wendy
- 234 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
Womens Marches Go Global: Postcards From Protests Around The World
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, world, women )

Robert
- 244 days ago - npr.org
As the Womens March on Washington has swelled in support, attracting attention and supporters in the lead-up to Saturdays demonstrations.
Tampa Florida Activist Arrested For Feeding The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Tampa, Florida, Food Not Bombs, activists, arrested, feeding the homeless )

Dandelion
- 254 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.
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
- 268 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.
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
- 299 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
- 357 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
- 432 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
- 440 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
- 449 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
- 449 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
- 458 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.
 

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