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Edmonton Canada: Fort Mckay First Nation To Take Legal Action Against Oil Sands
World  (tags: Canda, Alberta, Edmonton, First Nations, Legal Action Against Oil Sands Project, conflict, interesting, media, politics, society, world )

Fiona
- 1 hour ago - cbc.ca
The Fort McKay First Nation says it's ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation's ancestral homeland. Alberta Energy Regulator began public hearings in Fort McMurray Tuesday.
Empire Files: Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi - Message From A Freedom Fighter   video
World  (tags: palestine, Nabi Saleh, weekly marches, Tamimi family, Empire files, justice, Israel, occupation, oppression, discrimination, two-state solution, settlements, illegal, children, deaths, Ahed Tamimi )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - youtu.be
Recently the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance - 16 year old Ahed Tamimi. The absurdity of declaring illegal any resistance, including passive, against an armed oppressive occupation
Kenya: Plastic Bottle Pollution Is Being Turned Into Useful Boats.
World  (tags: Kenya, Africa, plastic pollution, Plastic Bottle Pollution, Useful Boats, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Fiona
- 15 hours ago - bbc.com
These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the amount of plastic bottles that clog an island's beaches. That is the entire text of the BBC article. Amazing self-explanatory video on site.
These Are the Palestinian Children Israel Killed in 2017
World  (tags: Palestinian children rights, Fatima Hjeiji, Fatima Taqatqa, Ayed Abu Eqtaish, Muhammad Abu Ghanam, Qutaiba Ziad Zahran, Muhammad Mahmoud Sharaf, Yousif Salameh, Aws Muhammad, Abu Athra, Ahmad Ghazal, Qusay al-Amour, Yousif Shaaban, Murad Yousif Abu Ghazi, media )

Jess
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Fourteen Palestinian boys and girls under the age of 18 were shot dead by Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during the year
Nabi Saleh Is Where I Lost My Zionism
World  (tags: Occupied Palestine, Nabi Saleh, settlement, Halamish, stolen water source, spring, protests, Fridays, ten years, Tamimi, Bassim, Ahed )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - 972mag.com
The Tamimi family has been demonstrating every Friday for about a decade, protesting the takeover of Nabi Saleh's natural water spring by nearby settlers. When the settlers confiscated their spring, and IDF then prevented the Tamimis from accessing it ...
Tell Congress Stop Trumps Attack on North Korea - Petition
World  (tags: nuclear war, bloody nose, Trump Administration, no war, nuclear war )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - act.winwithoutwar.org
The Trump administration is reportedly considering a bloody nose strike on North Korea, despite expert warnings across the political spectrum about the dangers of escalation. One bomb from Trump could launch full-scale war.
Stop the Attack on Workers' Rights in Mexico - Action Network Petition
World  (tags: union rights, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', worker rights )

Nita
- 3 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Our allies in Mexico call for support from workers and unions everywhere to help them stop this legislation that will only benefit corporations, not working people.
What Happened When a Jewish Settler Slapped An Israeli Soldier
World  (tags: israel, "justice", stone-throwing settler, Yifat Alkobi, slapped arresting soldier, Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian )

Evelyn
- 9 days ago - haaretz.com
Both Ahed Tamimi and Yifat Alkobi were questioned for slapping a soldier in the West Bank, but little else about their cases are similar - simply because one is Jewish, the other Palestinian. Israeli Justice = prime discrimination
Petition: Protect the People That Protect Our Seas; More Protections for Fisheries Observers
World  (tags: fishing industry, observers, overfishing, assaults, missing persons, fishing regulations, illegal fishing, Endangered Species, stronger protection, overwatching, conflicts, controls, Different Opinions )

Kalliope
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Independent fisheries observers (IFO) play an important role in protecting our global fish stock. Contracted to individual vessels for their time at sea, it is their job to document whether or not a captain and crew are following fishing regulations...
No Power and Growing Anger at Ground Zero in Puerto Rico
World  (tags: disasters, hurricanes, indifference )

Freya
- 11 days ago - msn.com
The world-renowned resort community here is a ghost town. No one sits by the three-tiered pool even though it's high tourist season. At the area's largest hospital, four of the five floors are closed. Long lines still form for ice and water.
TAKE ACTION: Nour Tamimi Remains Imprisoned as Israeli Military Prosecution Files Appeal
World  (tags: child prisoners, Nour Tamimi, Ahed Tamimi, imprisonment, take action, twitter, occupation forces, occupied Palestine, oPT, child human rights, administrative detention, torture-sexual abuses, middle-east, media, palestine, world, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 12 days ago - samidoun.net
Nour Tamimi, the cousin of Ahed Tamimi who was scheduled to be released on bail today after being charged by an Israeli military court on 1 January, instead remains imprisoned after occupation military prosecutors appealed her release
Petition - Release Journalists Reporting on Police Abuse
World  (tags: india, arrest of journalists, investigations, police abuse, right to know, freedom of the press, releasing, Human Rights Violations, harrassment, stronger protection, laws )

Kalliope
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Release from prison the 14 journalists who were reporting on police abuse and government overreach. In 2017 alone, 14 journalists were arrested by the government of Chhattisgarh, a state in India. Most of these journalists were investigating police...
UN Chief Issues 'Red Alert' for the World
World  (tags: international relations, conflict, unity, videos )

Freya
- 13 days ago - cnn.com
In his New Year message on Sunday, Guterres said the world appeared to have "gone in reverse" before adding, "On New Year's Day 2018 I am not issuing an appeal, I am issuing an alert - a red alert for our world."
Ask For Ahed Tamimi To Be Set Free - Petition
World  (tags: petition, Ahed Tamimi, Israel, child, Palestinian, prison )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - codepink.org
On Dec 18, 2017, in the middle of the night the Israeli army burst into the Tamimi family home and arrested 16-year-old girl, Ahed Tamimi. They beat her father, mother, older and younger brothers and confiscated the families laptops, phones and cameras.
 

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