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Tell Nordic Mining to Drop Lawsuit Against Peaceful Activists PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, activists, mining, lawsuit )

Anna
- 116 days ago - change.org
During 3 weeks in February, 80 protesters peacefully occupied machinery to prevent drilling on top of a mountain which could become a open-pit mine. They were trying to get the Norwegian government to stop the controversial mine project, which plans
Violence Against KKK Shows Rift Among New Civil Rights Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, tactics, activism, KKK, protests )

Cal
- 140 days ago - csmonitor.com
Nonviolence still holds sway, and data suggest it is most effective, but there's impatience with the status quo and a push for more aggressive tactics.
Covertly, Israel Prepares to Fight Boycott Activists Online
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, dishonesty, ethics, law, goodnews )

Alexa
- 154 days ago - ocregister.com
Israel is using its world-leading expertise in cyber security to take on the growing threat of the global pro-Palestinian movement to boycott Israel.
PETITION: Nominate Abdul Sattar Edhi for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, humans, interesting, philanthropy, ethics, children )

Monika
- 171 days ago - change.org
Abdul Sattar Edhi is one of the most famous and well-respected people in Pakistan a philanthropist, social activist and humanitarian.He has dedicated his life to helping others and his fleet of free ambulances have become a common feature of everyday...
The Muslims Who Shaped America ~ From Brain Surgeons to Rappers
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim-Americans, society, culture, activists, government, politics, ethics, education, rights, freedoms, world, sports, family, law, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 225 days ago - theguardian.com
Donald Trump wants Muslims banned from entering the US ~ but without them the country would be a much poorer place. What Trump doesn't seem to grasp is his own country's history, and how many American achievements worth celebrating are ...
Dutch Students Vandalise Jewish Student^s Room to Look Like Concentration Camp
Society & Culture  (tags: Holland, students, activists, child, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world, anti-Semitism )

Penny
- 235 days ago - everyday.antisemitism.uk
University students at Leiden University in the Netherlands have vandalised a Jewish students room to look like a Nazi concentration camp. The incident was reported by Volksrant to be the work of members of the universitys Minerva Society, Hollands old
INSPIRING: She Invented a Coat to Help the Homeless In Brutal Winters, But Now It Has An Even Better Use
Society & Culture  (tags: inspirational stories, activism, making a difference, society, rights, politics, culture, activists )

Cal
- 243 days ago - rd.com
Veronika Scott's brilliant insulated overcoats double as sleeping bags. But they've also created new jobs and opportunities for some of the homeless people they were invented to help.
International Human Rights Defenders Arrested and Evicted While "Hebron Is Becoming Ghettoized"
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, activists, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, society, culture, law, police, news, safety, violence, government, politics, crime, abuse )

Carrie
- 261 days ago - palsolidarity.org
The internationals were denied their legal right to communicate with their embassies,& were only given water to drink at the police station after repeated requests. "We were scared, but were still so much better off than the Palestinian being beaten ...
Inside the White Supremacists' Halloween Bash
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, culture, rights, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, activists, society, sadness, safety, freedoms )

Carrie
- 262 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Two blocks from the White House, members of America's white nationalist movement gathered over the weekend to debate whether Jews are white, how the country could be divided along racial lines ~ and whether Trump is a savior.
Anonymous Begins Publishing Alleged KKK Members Details
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, racists, KKK, society, 'Anonymous', culture, ethics, activists, government, rights, politics, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 263 days ago - rawstory.com
Anonymous, the amorphous online activist collective, last week promised to reveal the identity of 1,000 members of the KKK after coming into possession of the private information through a compromised Twitter account associated with the group.
Release Imprisoned Journalists in Myanmar
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, education, ethics, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 269 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Five reporters for MyanmarâEUR(TM)s Unity newspaper are in prison for simply doing their job. On 25 January 2014, Lu Maw Naing, Yarzar Oo, Paing Thet Kyaw, Sithu Soe and Tint San, published an article about an alleged chemical weapons factory in Myanmar....
Israel Created the 13-Year-Old 'Terrorist'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, ethics, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Netanyahu, violence, government, freedoms, interesting, politics, sadness, children, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 269 days ago - haaretz.com
It's a mark of Cain on the forehead of Israeli society, a moral indictment. Not against the boy, Arab Knesset members, the Palestinian Authority, radical Islam or the mufti, but against Netanyahu and Barkat and everyone around them.
Peace Activist Rabbi Arik Ascherman Attacked By Knife-Wielding Settler in West Bank ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 270 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A masked Israeli settler attacked an Israeli-American rabbi and co-founder of the group Rabbis for Human Rights, threatening the religious leader and peace activist with a knife against his neck, this afternoon following an annual olive harvest.
URGENT PLEASE SIGN PETITION! 10/2015.Sign Our Online Petition Today
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

Ruth
- 289 days ago - docs.google.com
"Please act TODAY to extend the federal solar investment tax credits (ITCs) beyond the current sunset date...December 31, 2016. Expiration of the solar ITCs will jeopardize tens of thousands of solar jobs..investment of tens of billions.."

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