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Let Handala Return Home ~ Cartoon Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, Kuwait, Naji al-Ali, cartoons, art, children, society, sadness, violence, human rights, freedoms, world, humans )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Handala was born ten years old, and he will always be ten years old. At that age, I left my homeland, and when he returns, Handala will still be ten, and then he will start growing up.Things will become normal again when the homeland returns."
Young Woman Jailed for Wanting to Watch Sport in Iran ! Demand Her Release ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, environment, Iran, women )

Cher
- 11 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25 year old Iranian-British national, was arrested on 30 June 2014 after peacefully protesting Iran's ban on women in sports stadiums. She was taken to Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, locked in solitary confinement without access
NM Cop Threatened to Shoot 'F*Cking Lunatic' in the Penis 2 Hours Before Killing Him (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Albuquerque New Mexico, police, death, dishonesty, lies, violence, rights, freedoms, society, safety, humans, ethics, murder, crime, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
In March, Albuquerque police shot and killed a homeless man who had been illegally camping in an incident that was caught on tape and led to a storm of controversy over the decision to open fire.
World Renowned Ethnobotanist, Wade Davis, On Indigenous Cultures & The Environment   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous cultures, Wade Davis, poet, scientists, ethnobotanist, culture, environment, ethics, GoodNews, humans, religion, society, travel, world )

Betsy
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Wade Davis is a Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America.
Pledge to Celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty )

Cher
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
World leaders have committed themselves to cutting the number of people living in extreme poverty in half by 2015. That includes people whose income is less than one dollar a day. This is no easy feat, therefore working together is crucial.
Gaza Artist Displays Paintings in Rubble of Bombed Home
Society & Culture  (tags: Raed Issa, paintings, Gaza, society, culture, destruction, Human Rights, Israel, war, violence, humans, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Gaza-based painter Raed Issa's home was destroyed during this summer's intensive Israeli attack on Gaza, which killed over 2,000 people. But, in the slow clear-up and under-resourced reconstruction which has followed, Issa has sought to find a way...
Congress: Pass the International Violence Against Women Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, women, violence )

Cher
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
More than 70 percent of women in some countries will experience violence in their lifetime. This is beyond a mere statistic, but a point of crisis, and it's time that we take real action.
Israel Carries Out Extrajudicial Killing of Two Palestinians Suspected in Israeli Youths Kidnapping
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, suspects, law, murder, crime, ethics, violence, culture, humans, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Overnight Tuesday Israeli special forces killed two Palestinian men who were suspected of kidnapping and slaying three Israeli youths abducted in June while hitchhiking in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc of the West Bank.
What Max Blumenthal Saw in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, destruction, death, Human Rights, family, society, culture, humans, freedoms, sadness, world, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Everywhere he went people would invite him into their homes, which were sometimes mere concrete slabs or open basements because the house was gone, and then: Please have some coffee. You must drink some soda, it is very hot today. Here are some sweets...
Family Held at Gunpoint as Israel Arrests Another Palestinian Rights Defender
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Human Rights, West Bank, Palestine, ethics, freedoms, humans, illegal occupation, law, government, politics, society, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israeli soldiers raided the family home of Ayman Nasser, legal coordinator of the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, in the middle of the night last Thursday. He is the latest human rights defender in the occupied West Bank to be...
Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn: 'A Path Appears'
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, goodnews, humans, society )

Phyllis
- 7 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dion Drew knew he had to turn his life around. He just didn't know how. After he'd spent four years in prison, it seemed nobody would take a chance on him, until....
Help Save Lives Around the World ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, heroes )

Cher
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Take action today to prove that you stand with these real-life heroes, and will do whatever it takes to make sure they can do their job to save lives.
The Most Discriminated-Against People in America? It's People Like You, of Course.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, descrimination, humans, freedoms, rights, society, ethics, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
While blacks were much more apt to see Michael Brown as a victim of his skin color, for example, whites didn't really see it that way. And the phenomenon is hardly limited to Ferguson.
Naive? At a Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center, I Insist on Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Gaza, religion, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, death, education, humans, violence, rights, sadness, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The retreat was described as a 'transformative experience', where we could delve deep into spiritual practice and emerge refreshed and purified. I was here to teach a yoga meditation workshop. I'd also volunteered to lead some discussions on Israel/Gaza.
WATCH: British Muslim's Fundamentalist Muslim Scholars Tell ISIS That Holding Hostage Goes Against Koran (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, British Muslim scholars, ISIL, religion, law, news, rights, freedoms, culture, society, ethics, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
British Muslim scholars have made a direct video appeal to Islamist militants to release Alan Henning,whom they are threatening to behead, warning the killing would break Islamic laws.
 

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