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USA: Urge Your Federal Lawmakers to Cosponsor the PAWS Act of 2015 PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, protection, women, domestic violence, pets, protection )

Anna
- 34 days ago - aspca.org
You can help ensure protections for pets threatened by domestic violence by using the email form below to contact your U.S. senators and representative in Washington, D.C., and urging them to cosponsor the PAWS Act.
Samsung: Child Labour in Your Phones? Stop Human Rights Abuses in Cobalt Mining PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, rights, suffering )

Anna
- 74 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Cobalt is a key component in the rechargeable batteries that power our portable electronic devices like smartphones and laptops.
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
- 94 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.
Why We Care More About The Death Of A Lion Than A Thousand Dead Children (Two Articles)
Society & Culture  (tags: Cecil, animals, humans, children, celebrity, human rights, suffering, abuse, tragedy, society )

Evelyn
- 297 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
The heart of the problem - if you're killed, it helps to be a celebrity, whether human or beast. For the rest - 3/4M black men incarcerated in the US, 10s of K of child brides in Bangladesh etc - suffering goes mostly unnoted and unheard.
Israelis Lack Compassion for Gazans' Suffering
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, suffering, Documentary film, 'Shivering In Gaza', ethics, movies, news, media, humans, freedoms, society, culture, interesting, government, rights, sadness, abuse, children, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 303 days ago - al-monitor.com
The recent cancellations of screenings of a documentary on Gaza makes it seem that Israelis are incapable of acknowledging the trauma of war when those suffering are Palestinians.
Raped. Pregnant. Only 10 Years Old. ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, girls, rape, suffering, protection )

Cher
- 342 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Paraguay continues to deny the rights to health, life and physical and mental integrity to a girl who is pregnant as a result of rape, despite national and international outrage.
Gaza's Grandparents Endure One Trauma After Another ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli oppression, Palestine, war, elderly, grandparents, suffering, Human Rights, humans, sadness, society, ethics, death, children, abuse, law, family, freedoms )

Carrie
- 351 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Attention was rightly paid to the plight of Gaza's children during Israel's 51 days of bombing last summer. But elderly Palestinians are also among the population's most vulnerable, and have been subjected to repeated trauma during their lifetime.
When Giving Up 'Wounded Warrior' Status Helps Vets Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Wounded Warriors', veterans, society, culture, family, freedoms, education, sadness, interesting, news, rights, world, humans, suffering, health, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 487 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 52,300 Americans wounded during the Iraq and Afghan wars are almost all home now. And while some are fully recovered, others will bear physical and mental scars forever.Each one has faced a difficult question:When does one stop being a wounded warrior
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
- 642 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
- 657 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
- 675 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
- 692 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
- 713 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
- 721 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
- 736 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.
 

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