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Tell the Norwegian Government to Let Edward Snowden Come to Norway *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
On November 18, Edward Snowden will be awarded Norwegian PEN's Ossietzky Prize for outstanding achievements as a whistleblower. We do not want Snowden's chair to be empty in the University Hall in Oslo due to lack of approval to travel to Oslo ...
GUN LAWS AND TERRORISM: AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun laws, gun violence, government, freedoms, ethics, law, news, rights, safety, politics, society, world, humans, crime, death, family, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - newyorker.com
We have seen the pattern with guns play out repeatedly ~ three times in the past year with shooters who appear to have been influenced by ISIS or Al Qaeda, the casualty toll rising each time.
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
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
- 15 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
- 19 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....
Punish Men For Burning Girl Alive Due to Rejected Marriage Proposal
Society & Culture  (tags: burning girl alive, rejected marriage proposal, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, humans, sadness, women, world )

Lone
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Punish those responsible for burning a girl alive because she rejected a marriage proposal.
Refugee Runners: Olympics' First Team Without a Country
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, sports, politics, freedoms, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - csmonitor.com
They have fled war. Now they hope to make the first refugee Olympic team --and lift the spirits of stateless people around the world.
ANC: Recall Zuma, Clean Up South Africa *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, humans, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 66 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Corruption eats at the heart of democracy, and South Africa is being hollowed from the inside. ItâEUR(TM)s time to stop this -- and that means President Zuma must go. ...
SIGN MY PETITION! Government of Canada: Help First Nations Communities Grapple With High Youth Suicide Rates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, cultural genocide, justice, high suicide rates, First Nations, Canada, human rights, government, ethics, crime, culture, world, society, children, education, dishonesty, activists )

Cal
- 73 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to a recent article from the Guardian suicide rates among First Nations youth are out of control, the product of deep poverty, official neglect and a hopelessness generated by severely overcrowded housing and unsanitary conditions
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
- 94 days ago - weact.campact.de
Bitte sorgen Sie mit Ihrer Stimme für eine schnellstmögliche Abschaffung der Sommerzeit.
SIGN PLEASE! Somalia: Ban All Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, culture, crime, women, world, safety, health, politics, society )

Cal
- 108 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We fully commend the total ban proposal by the government of Puntland and encourage the central government to consider urgent comprehensive legislative action
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sexism Is Global. The Fight Against It Should Be Too.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, world, law, government, culture, politics, rights )

Cal
- 110 days ago - act.one.org
Join 46,208 others who have come together to send a powerful message: we wonâEUR(TM)t end extreme poverty without ending global gender inequality.
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
- 114 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.
Donald Trump and Germany in the 1930s: Reflections After a Visit to Nuremberg
Society & Culture  (tags: world, government, society, culture, Hitler, Trump, politics, ethics, crime, freedoms, rights, violence, sadness, safety, abuse, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 115 days ago - commondreams.org
The Nuremberg tour and my contemplation of the Nazi horror confirmed for me in a visceral way the dangerous situation we are facing in our country. More and more people seem inclined to accept the words of a vicious and ego-driven man.
Chomsky: Trump's Rise Fueled By Same Societal 'Breakdown' That Birthed Hitler ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Chomsky, Americans, politics, society, culture, humans, world, election, Trump, Hitler, interesting, sadness, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 125 days ago - rawstory.com
The famed linguist and political scientist discussed the presidential election in a recent interview with Alternet, where he was asked to explain Trump's growing popularity with Republican voters.
 

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