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Petition - Stop Deadly Use of Military Force Against Civilians
World  (tags: mexico, War on Drugs, military force, civilians, needless deaths, injured civilians, physical and sexual abuse, violence against civilians, Ethical Treatment, prevention of armed violence, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop deadly use of force against civilians by Mexican military. Civilians have been killed while in custody of the Mexican military. For those detained by the military, many have either been rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, or found dead.
Tens of Thousands of Israelis Protest Against Netanyahu, Corruption
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, protests, demonstrations, activism )

Freya
- 6 days ago - msn.com
The demonstration was by far the largest of weekly anti-corruption protests sparked by corruption allegations against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing.
Petition - Don't Silence the Free Press
World  (tags: sudan, reporters, journalists, silencing, government, press freedom, freedom of speech, right to know, Human Rights Violations, democracy, activism, laws, conflicts, publishing )

Kalliope
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Reporters and journalists of Sudan will soon be silenced by the African nation's government. A proposed law seeks to restrict the press and ban reporters from doing their jobs should their stories oppose the government in any way.
Tell Congress: Pass the Burma Act of 2017
World  (tags: human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Since late August, the Burmese military has been executing a systematic ethnic cleansing campaign, using brutality, rape and murder, against the Rohingya people. Over 604,000 refugees have poured into neighboring Bangladesh to flee the violence.
German Court to Hear Peruvian Farmer's Climate Case Against RWE
World  (tags: peruvian farmer, German Court, energy companies, Climate Crisis, danger to civilians, global warming, environmental impact, damages, prevention, accountability, greenhouse gases, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
A German court has ruled that it will hear a Peruvian farmer's case against energy giant RWE over climate change damage in the Andes, a decision labelled by campaigners as a "historic breakthrough". Farmer Saul Luciano Lliuya's case against RWE was...
Homelessness in Ireland Is Now 'Beyond a Crisis'
World  (tags: homelessness, ireland )

Johan
- 9 days ago - breakingnews.ie
Fr Peter McVerry has said that the homelessness situation in Ireland is now "beyond a crisis". His comments come following reports that seven people have died sleeping rough in less than three months.
Susiya Under Renewed Demolition Threat
World  (tags: media, Palestinian village of Susiya, Susiya, Palestine, demolition threat, take action, call for solidarity, activists, savesusiya, Israeli land thefts, South Hebron Hills, oPT, news, middle-east, usa, world, HumanRights )

Jess
- 9 days ago - imemc.org
The Palestinian village of Susiya, located in the South Hebron Hills area of the southern occupied West Bank, is under renewed threat of expulsion by the Israeli state
Petition - Sign If You Agree: Until Leonard Peltier Is Free, None of Us Are Free
World  (tags: Leonard Peltier, imprisonment, life sentences, major health problems, suffering, release him, progressive activism, Ethical Treatment, Human Rights, health care, conflicts )

Kalliope
- 10 days ago - dailykos.com
Leonard Peltier is serving two consecutive life sentences after being convicted of murdering (standing your ground while not white) FBI agents during a shootout in 1975. After 38 years in federal prison he is, not at all surprisingly, suffering from...
Petition: Free Nguyen Van Hao, Jailed for Blogging About Environmental Disaster.
World  (tags: environmental disaster, environmental activism, bloggers, chemical pollution, fishing industry, imprisonment, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Violations, conflicts, government, releasing )

Kalliope
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Vietnam recently sentenced Nguyen Van Hao, a 22-year-old blogger, to prison for seven years for reporting on a massive chemical dumping by a steel factory into the ocean. The toxins killed lots of fish and the local fishing industry, but the government...
BREAKING: Australian Senate Has Passed Bill to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage After Major Changes Were Rejected!!!
World  (tags: marriage equality Australia, Senate votes YES )

Animae
- 11 days ago - news.com.au
Applause filled the chamber after the Senate passed the bill with 43 members in favour & 12 against. The decision means it will go to the House of Reps next week for a final vote.
The Facts That Define Our Grand Divides
World  (tags: inequality, wealth inequality, income inequality, health inequality, divide, gap, poverty, global )

Dandelion
- 13 days ago - inequality.org
People in the United States and around the world, researchers have found, significantly underestimate the extent of our contemporary inequality. Here is the basic data and statistics that tell our 21st-century inequality story.
Canada, B.C.: Train Derailment Spills Fuel Into the Fraser River
World  (tags: Canada, Train Derailment, Fuel Spill, Fraser River, Fraser Canyon, Environmental Emergency, North America, Pacific Ocean, news, world )

Fiona
- 13 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
A Canadian Pacific Rail train has derailed near Hells Gate, B.C. in the Fraser Canyon and leaked fuel. The train derailed due to a rock slide on Thursday. B.C. Environmental Emergency Program monitoring spill.
Help Stop the Girl-Child Marriage in Nigeria
World  (tags: girl-shild marriage, nigeria, family, education, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, ethics, humanrights, world )

Lone
- 13 days ago - change.org
I consider myself lucky to be born in a family, where i am able to make a own decision to get an education. It is my dream that every Nigerian girl-child is able to make this decision.
"The Butcher of Bosnia" Found Guilty!
World  (tags: humanrights, death, crime, ethics, genocide, corruption, news, violence, war, world, conflict, europe, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 13 days ago - npr.org
The Tribunal in The Hague has found Ratko Mladic guilty of crimes against humanity!
 

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