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Release Imprisoned Journalists in Myanmar
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, education, ethics, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 448 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
- 449 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
- 450 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
- 469 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.."
ATTENTION ALL TEACHERS AND PARENTS
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, humans, society, safety )

Patrick
- 475 days ago - facebook.com
Every this teacher asks her students to write down the names of 4 children with whom theyâEUR(TM)d like to sit with the following week. She also asks the students to nominate a student has been an exceptional classroom citizen that week. All are private.
Save The Irish Fairyfolk Ringfort.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, crime, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, interesting, media, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

James
- 499 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tradition dictates that if you have a ringfort on your land, it is to be treated with respect, and not to be damaged, SAVE THE FORT and take your stand. Do not let them destroy an ancient site. We NEED YOUR voice.
Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting With the Bee Killers!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, society, ethics, environment, family, freedoms, safety )

Ruth
- 507 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
'TAKE ACTION: Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting with the Bee Killers!'...'Burt is probably rolling over in his grave...'
New Yorkers Rally for, and Against, Iran Deal Outside Schumer Office in Midtown Manhattan ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Iran deal, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York rally, politics, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, safety, humans, news, activists )

Carrie
- 525 days ago - mondoweiss.net
New Yorkers rallied Monday outside the midtown Manhattan office of Senator Chuck Schumer, most of them demonstrating against his decision to oppose the Iran deal. Counterprotestors also assembled, expressing support for Schumer.
The One Time Jon Stewart Was Wrong ~JON STEWART IS WRONG ABOUT HIS LEGACY
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, media, society, culture, Americans, world, ethics, activists, humans, freedoms, education, government, rights, politics, news )

Carrie
- 532 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Stewart has also had a meaningful impact on my life. The most direct was that he agreed to be in the The Muslims Are Coming! documentary I co-directed. He didnâEUR(TM)t have any skin in the fight against anti-Muslim bigotry,but battling bigotry was important
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 539 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
Susiya Demolition Plans May Be Halted: 'Residents Cannot Be Forced to Leave'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, building permits, law, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, rights, society, culture, abuse, activists, politics, government )

Carrie
- 539 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Haaretz is reporting demolition plans for the Palestinian village of Susiya may be halted based on an internal Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) report the paper has obtained confirming the village of Susiya is sitting on Palestinian land privately ...
Q&A: 'It Is Possible to Break the Israeli Occupation'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, administrative detention, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, rights, news, safety, society, culture, law, government, politics, violence, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 540 days ago - aljazeera.com
Khader Adnan has become a symbol of the Palestinian resistance to occupation. On 10 separate occasions, he has been placed in administrative detention, a practice that allows Israel to detain prisoners without charge for renewable six-month periods.
Hundreds of Israelis Join Protest to Save Bedouin Village on Brink of Demolition
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Susiya, rights, culture, family, ethics, activists, news, government, politics )

Carrie
- 542 days ago - mondoweiss.net
For Palestinian-Bedouins living in the south Hebron hills under the threat of demolition and expulsion, victories are rare. The tiny hamlet of no more than 350 residents has managed to garner international headlines over the recent week.
As Marginalized Communities Face Dearth of Trauma Care, Activists Step in to Fight for Survival
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, health, healthcare, acute care, trauma care, society, rights, ethics, culture, americans, government, politics, violence, usa )

Cal
- 545 days ago - truth-out.org
In the US urgent medical care in the moments after a shooting is often slow in arriving to poor communities of color. In Chicago and across the country, community members are fighting back against this health-care inequity, even at great personal risk.
When Mossad's Greatest Female Assassin Got It Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Mossad, Norway, assassination, 'Black September, Munich Olympics Massacre, activists, ethics, death, murder, law, government, crime, abuse, violence, sadness, society, culture, freedoms, rights, politics, interesting )

Carrie
- 546 days ago - thedailybeast.com
42 years ago, an innocent Moroccan waiter was assassinated by Mossad agents in Norway, showing the lengths Israel would go to defend itself ~ and the consequences of getting it wrong.

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