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Despite Ravages of War, Gaza Supports Armed Resistance to Lift the Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Netanyahu, Israel, Gaza, human rights, freedoms, suffering, lift the blockade, violence, society, death, government, politics, news, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Israeli bombs continue to rock Gaza as I write and more deaths are expected tonight. Yet the ability of Hamas to continue launching rockets and the willingness of Gazans to endure has made it clear that no military solution exists for Netanyahu.
Noam Chomsky: The Nightmare in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, West Bank, dishonesty, suffering, human rights, ethics, freedoms, humans, society, rights, safety, violence, death, crime, politics, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - alternet.org
The latest Israeli rampage was set off by the brutal murder of three Israeli boys from a settler community in the occupied West Bank. A month before, two Palestinian boys were shot dead in the West Bank city of Ramallah. That elicited little attention,...
Israel's War of Disproportionate Force on Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, human rights, suffering, death, dishonesty, ethics, humans, society, sadness, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 72 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The recent killing of four Palestinian children by an Israeli airstrike while they played soccer on a beach in Gaza should call into question Israel's claim that it's waging a war of self-defense. Western journalists who saw the attack witnessed...
Help End Modern Slavery in the Thai Fishing Industry ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, environment, suffering, torture, protection )

Cher
- 88 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
Demand Justice for Moses Akatugba ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, torture, suffering, environment, children )

Cher
- 109 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Act now and demand justice for Moses!
Dog Meat Festival: Not a Reason to Celebrate PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: China, dogs, death, cruelty, animalcruelty, abused, animalrights, pets, suffering, sadness, slaughter, killed, humans, ethics, animalwelfare, government, society, safety, rights )

Robert
- 118 days ago - action.hsi.org
They're held in crowded cages without food or water until they are killed. Often, they are beaten and their throats are slit in front of other terrified animals. Most Chinese citizens reject this practice, and we're committed to supporting them in changi
Help End Forced Labor ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, modern slavery, forced labor, suffering, protection )

Cher
- 132 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
With 29.8 million people trapped in modern slavery across the world the need for strong international standards has never been greater.
Tell the Tobacco Industry: End Child Labor Now on Tobacco Farms ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, suffering, labor, protection, environment )

Cher
- 134 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
It's dangerous for children to work 12 hours a day in the sun and high heat while absorbing nicotine and pesticides. Yet in several U.S. states, children are spending their summer vacations and weekends working in these conditions.
Rabbits KILLED for Condoms! #OMG PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: rabbits experiments, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, ethics, investigation, killed, killing, law, sadness, suffering, government, u.s., dishonesty, culture )

Robert
- 136 days ago - secure.peta.org
Pieces of silicone were inserted into the rabbits' vaginas for five days. After five days, the rabbits were KILLED.
Keep Our Children in School, Not Behind Bars ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, jail, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 145 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, in the United States, children can be jailed for minor infractions such as continuing to miss school. But making matters worse, despite federal rules, these kids may not have access to proper legal guidance.
Stop the Genocide of Rohingya People in Burma ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, suffering, genocide )

Cher
- 166 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Rohingya, is an ethic minority group from Burma (Myanmar). They are often considered among "the worlds least wanted people" and considered a stateless people, not recognised by the Burmese government as citizens of the country.
Support the Child Victims Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, suffering, abuse, protection )

Cher
- 169 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to FBI studies, a startling 1 in 5 children is sexually abused before age 18. Sadly, many predators are lifelong abusers, with as many as 100 victims. Yet, only 10% of this abuse is ever reported to authorities.
Stop FGM in Indonesia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, FGM, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 190 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In Indonesia, 2 million girls have their clitoris cut every year. The government has signed international conventions banning it, but the cruel practice continues. It'll take a massive outcry to stop girls being mutilated -- together we can do it!
Call on the Hong Kong Government to Protect Domestic Workers From Bonded Labour ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, government, rights, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 203 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat -- tell anyone about what happened and your
Protect Stolen Pets From Slaughter PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: China, dogs, cats, abuse, abused, death, crime, animals, animalcruelty, ethics, humans, killing, law, suffering, sadness, slaughter )

Robert
- 216 days ago - forcechange.com
Many of them are skinned alive or thrown, thrashing and yelping, into boiling vats of water as a means of removing their fur. They suffer excruciating pain at the hands of people who feel no remorse towards these kind animals.
 

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