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Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

- 663 days ago -
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Avatar Tribe Saved From Vedanta Mine
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, corruption, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, humans, wildlife )

- 681 days ago -
According to Survival International, the crushing defeat will have global repercussions for companies intent on working on tribal peoples' lands and should serve as a lesson that tribal communities' prior consent must always be sought.
Hanged For Being A Christian ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Pakistan, humanrights, religion, society, culture )

- 695 days ago -
As Asia waits for trial, over 1,800 attacks and 700 deaths have been caused by this law and the vigilante justice it inspires -- but without an international outcry, Islamic extremists will continue to intimidate the government into keeping it on the books
Petition | United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: Change the Roman Catholic Church's Stance on Gay Marriage. | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: catholics, gays, gayrights, gaymarriage, catholicschools, LGBTrights, humanrights, hypocrisy, homophobia, archdiocese, Vatican, Pope, CatholicHierarchy, Sartain, morality, socialmedia, networking, twitter )

- 708 days ago -
"Change the Church!" THAT is the chant of HUNDREDS of Young People walking out from their classes & demonstrating & sitting-in in lunchrooms and gyms - in SEVERAL Catholic High Schools in the Seattle area, after a Gay married teacher was fired. REVOLUTION
Nelson Mandela Changed a Divided South Africa With a Rugby Jersey
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, humanrights, ethics, sports, society, politics, rights, culture )

- 723 days ago -
It was 1995, at the Rugby World Cup final, rugby's biggest game. Yet it was much more. It was nation-defining for South Africa, a transcendent moment in the transformation from apartheid to multiracial democracy.
Invest in Moscow? NYET! Divest!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, LGBTrights, Gayrights, Russia, Putin, HumanRights, AmericanBarAssociation, WorldJusticeProject )

- 754 days ago -
James R. Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association (ABA), is lending his credibility, and that of his associated organizations - the ABA, Human Rights First, and the World Justice Project - to the effort to entice U.S. investors into investing!
Hindus Attacked in Pabna
Society & Culture  (tags: Hindus, Islam, Muslims, Bangladesh, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, asia, conflict, corruption, death, HumanRights, society, terrorism, violence, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 755 days ago -
For Bonogram bazaar in Santhia upazila, about 40 kilometres from Pabna sadar, the day started with the usual hustle and bustle. But things started to change around 10:00am as a group of people began distributing photocopies of what they said was a "F
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR GIRLS : Taliban Shooting Survivor Speaks in 'I Am Malala'
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, women's rights, Malalla, right to education for girls, education, culture, child, children, society, safety, world, violence, politics, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, news, women, rights )

- 782 days ago -
A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and "Twilight" movies.Today she's the world-famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist
SLOVAKIA: Roma See the Writing On The Wall
Society & Culture  (tags: Roma communities, world, politics, news, law, discrimnation, society, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, society )

- 826 days ago -
The European Commission (EC) has demanded that Slovakia's second city, Kosice, tear down a wall put up to segregate Roma - the 14th such wall in the country and the eighth built in the last four years.
Ask Oil Giant to Withdraw From Uncontacted Tribes' Territory ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, uncontacted tribes, Amazon, conflict, humanrights, ecosystems, Peru, , environment, habitat, oil giant )

- 839 days ago -
Oil company Pacific Rubiales is drilling for oil inside a proposed reserve for uncontacted tribes in Peru. The company's work puts the lives of uncontacted Indians in grave danger, but it has refused to pull out, despite a recent government report...
James Czywczynski: Sell Wounded Knee Site Back to Oglala Sioux Tribe for Fair Market Value ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, Wounded Knee, Pine Ridge, petition, humanrights, family )

- 907 days ago -
One of the country's poorest Native American tribes wants to buy a historically significant piece of land where 300 of their ancestors were killed, but tribal leaders say the nearly $4 million price tag for a property appraised at less than $7,000 is just
Crushed to Make Our Clothes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, humanrights, protection, women, children, fashion, environment )

- 938 days ago -
People are being forced to make *our* clothing in outrageously dangerous buildings -- sign on to make them safe, and forward this email widely.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

- 963 days ago -
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
Luciano's Secret Poem on World Water Day
Society & Culture  (tags: poetry, humanrights, Belo Monte Dam, indigenous people, Brazil, Xingu River, Amazon )

- 982 days ago -
He pulled his notebook, weathered and yellow from rainforest dampness, closer to the light of the flame and began to read with a confidence well beyond his years.

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