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Feminist Scholars to Obama: End Prosecution of Palestinian Survivor of Sexual Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, Israel, Palestine, torture, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, news, law, politics, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 174 days ago - electronicintifada.net
In 2004, award-winning filmmaker Buthina Canaan Khoury made the documentary Women in Struggle about four Palestinian women who were former detainees. She documents the physical, mental and sexual torture women experienced during interrogations.
Stop Columbus Day From Being Recognized as a National Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Columbus Day, petition, remove as National Holiday, slavery, torture, rape, pillage, horror )

Dandelion
- 188 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States government has the responsibility to recognize that celebrating Columbus day is an act of injustice that upholds a juvenile fairy tale and is in no way worthy of celebration.
UN Envoy Condemns Public Execution of Human Rights Lawyer, Ms. Sameera Al-Nuaimy
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, sharia death, torture, Ms. Al-Nuaimy, human rights lawyer, human rights violations )

Beth
- 201 days ago - reliefweb.int
Ms. Al-Nuaimy was seized from her home by the ISIL following her Facebook posts that were critical of their destruction of religiously and culturally significant places. Being sentenced in a Sharia court, she was tortured and executed in public.
At 16, Moses Was Tortured - Act Now To Save His Life ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, protection, violence, torture, environment )

Cher
- 213 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now and sign the petition to save Moses' life.
Help End Modern Slavery in the Thai Fishing Industry ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, slavery, environment, suffering, torture, protection )

Cher
- 288 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
- 309 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Act now and demand justice for Moses!
Lethal Injection Leads to the Most Botched Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death penalty, lethal injection, torture, ethics, law, abuse, rights, sadness, society, safety, humans )

Carrie
- 352 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Last night the state of Oklahoma added to America's long history of botched executions when it attempted to execute Clayton Derrell Lockett by lethal injection.
10 Movies That Got Great Performances From Actors... By Torturing Them
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, celebrity, actors, art, torture, performance, humans, society )

Carrie
- 416 days ago - theweek.com
Yes, actors transform themselves in the never-ending quest for an Oscar -- but it's not always a pleasant experience. As usual, this year's Academy Awards have nominated numerous actors who were voluntarily tortured, abused, and punished for their art.
Egypt/Sudan: Traffickers Who Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Egyptians, Sudanese, Islam, Muslims, Christians, human trafficking and slavery, torture, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, humans, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

Ge
- 417 days ago - hrw.org
Traffickers have kidnapped, tortured, and killed refugees, most from Eritrea, in eastern Sudan and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to dozens of interviewees said Human Rights Watch. Egypt and Sudan have failed to adequately identify and prosecute th
SIGN PETITION! Demand Justice For The Rape And Torture Of Miriam LóPez
Society & Culture  (tags: Justice for Miriam López, Injustice, Torture, Suffer Electric Shocks, Asphyxiation, False accusations, Rape by soldiers )

Krish
- 531 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Miriam Lopez, Mexican housewife & mother of 4, was grabbed by soldiers for a WEEK she was repeatedly raped and tortured until she signed a false statement for drug offences, suffered electric shocks. Though identified, none have been brought to justice
"Papa" Moammar Gaddafi Hell Harem Tortured Sex Slaves Under Tony Blair's Nose
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaddafi, Qaddafi, torture, rape, sex slaves, Tony Blair )

Beth
- 646 days ago - nypost.com
"'I am your Papa': Moammar Khadafy sex slave reveals nightmare of rape, fear and captivity." Soraya was most shocked, however, to see a jaunty Tony Blair exit Khadafy's tent, clueless as to the atrocities under his nose. "Hi, girls!" he exclaimed.
Support the California Prison Hunger Strikers! -TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: mass incarceration, California prisons, human rights, torture, hunger strikes, justice system, injustice )

Angelika
- 677 days ago - stopmassincarceration.org
Sign and View the Signers to the EMERGENCY CALL! Join Us In Stopping Torture in U.S. Prisons! Peaceful Protest to Resume July 8th 2013, If Demands Are Not Met.
Celebrity Saudi Preacher Raped & Tortured 5 Y/O Daughter to Death for Not Being a Virgin & Gets Off!
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Imam, Celebrity Preacher, Daughter, Rape, Torture, Broken Back, Crushed Skull, No Punishment, Sharia Law, Islamabuse, child, death, family, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, women, violence )

Jay
- 800 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
the judge ruled the few months al-Ghamdi spent in prison since his arrest in November was sufficient punishment. He has reportedly agreed to pay £31,000 ($50,000). Sharia law says a parent can't be punished for killing his own child but outrage growing.
7 Ways "Zero Dark Thirty" Excuses Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, torture, media, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, crime, society, sadness, violence )

Carrie
- 826 days ago - alternet.org
Zero Dark Thirty could not have been produced if the officials involved in U.S. torture policy had been held accountable.
Massachusetts School Electrocutes Blind Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, special needs students, torture )

Freya
- 1076 days ago - change.org
In 2002, a special needs student named Andre McCollins was allegedly strapped down and electrocuted for hours, leaving him with permanent brain damage, all because he refused to take off his jacket.
 

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