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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
- 23 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
- 29 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.
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
- 22 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....
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
- 17 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
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
- 13 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
- 16 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
- 17 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.
   

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