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Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 172 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 176 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
RIP: Muhammad Ali, Boxing Icon and Global Goodwill Ambassador, Dies at 74
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, culture, politics, law, obituary, murder, news )

Cal
- 181 days ago - msn.com
Mr. Ali came to represent a new kind of athlete, someone who created his own style in defiance of the traditions of the past.
60 MINUTES: Russian Doping at Sochi Winter Olympics
Society & Culture  (tags: organized Russin coping at the Sochi Oly, sports, politics, society, ethics, crime, media, news )

Cal
- 204 days ago - cbsnews.com
With the Summer Olympics in Rio less than 100 days away, Russia finds itself embroiled in a doping scandal unseen since the days of the East German sports machine back in the 1970s and 80s.
Here Are 6 Things You Probably DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Prince
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, music, Prince, obituary, society, sadness, news )

Cal
- 223 days ago - alternet.org
The many myths that made Prince so much more than merely a man.
Task Force Accuses Chicago Police of Institutional Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, racism, study, systematic racism, Chicago Police, Chicago Police Dept., society, culture, crime, americans, ethics, law, government, rights, safety, news )

Cal
- 232 days ago - cnn.com
Chicago is once again seething with rage after a deadly shooting by a police officer, the latest in a spate of violence that has strained relations between the community and law enforcement.
PETITION : Give A BIG Shout-Out! To Painter Who Dedicates A Year To Helping Shelter Animals Find Homes
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, activists, education, culture, news, women )

Monika
- 245 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Lets give a big thanks to Elizabeth Ellis for creatively putting the spotlight on pets like Angel, who hope and deserve to find a family who will love them !
Abschaffung Der Sommerzeit/ Abolition of Summertime
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, child, environment, government, humans, interesting, internet, news, society, world, women, rights, usa, safety, politics, media, law, ethics, family, health, freedoms )

Patricia
- 251 days ago - weact.campact.de
Bitte sorgen Sie mit Ihrer Stimme für eine schnellstmögliche Abschaffung der Sommerzeit.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Women and Families to End Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: justice for indigneous women, indigenous women, Canada, politics, government, ethics, crime, culture, women, world, society, safety, violence, rights, police, law, education, children, news )

Cal
- 271 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government has listened to the voices of activists who have called for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A public inquiry into this human rights tragedy has been called.
Ku Klux Klan Rally in Anaheim Erupts in Violence; 3 Are Stabbed and 13 Arrested
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Hate groups, society, culture, KKK, protesters, rights, ethics, freedoms, abuse, sadness, safety, humans, news, crime )

Carrie
- 278 days ago - latimes.com
Brian Levin, director of Cal State San Bernardino's Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said he was standing near the KKK members when several protesters attacked them with two-by-fours and other weapons.
Watch: Colbert Likens Trump to Godzilla, 'With Less Foreign Policy Experience' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Stephen Colbert, Trump, politics, society, culture, movies, government )

Carrie
- 282 days ago - alternet.org
It was a big weekend in presidential politics and Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show, had plenty to say about the results on the show Monday night.
Canadian First Nations Demand Action on Missing and Murdered Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, safety, politics, police, crime, Canada, violence against Native women, rights, ethics, culture, abuse, death, news, society, world )

Cal
- 284 days ago - truth-out.org
Although Native women and girls make up only 4.3 percent of Canada's female population, they account for 16 percent of female homicides and 11.3 percent of missing women.
Bombs and Blockade Make Gaza's Floods Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, suffering, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, family, abuse, violence, sadness, news, humans, rights, safety, government, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 285 days ago - electronicintifada.net
2000 hens died on Qandil Lawalha's poultry farm after it was hit by a storm. That was more than half of all the hens he owned. Located in Rafah, a city near GazaâEUR(TM)s border with Egypt, the farm had previously been shelled by Israel in summer 2014.
Dying Wish: Arguing the Right to Die
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, health, government, right to die, medicine, rights, society, news )

Cal
- 285 days ago - cbsnews.com
What if a patient's DYING WISH is to die on his or her own terms? It's a passionately debated topic within families -- and within state legislatures -- and not even the terminally ill are in agreement
Not a Game: Sex Trafficking of Children During the Super Bowl PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, abuse, children, crime, humans, Sex trafficking, Super Bowl, rape, sadness, ethics, law, news, police, women )

Marcia
- 316 days ago - notagame.covenanthouse.org
Unless we act now, far too many children will be at risk of being forced to sell sex during one of our country's biggest sporting events of this year.

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