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Petition-Facing Prison for Protecting CambodiaâEUR(TM)s Natural Treasures
World  (tags: freedoms, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', free speech )

Nita
- 25 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Police arrested Hun Vannak and Doem Kundy while filming. Without their lawyer present, the men were questioned and then charged with incitement and violation of privacy. If convicted they could face three years in prison.
China: Release Human Rights Lawyer âEUR" Amnesty International Australia
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', human rights, freedom of speech )

Nita
- 25 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has been missing since August 2017. His family hasn't been told where he is or the state of his health. He is at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
Petition-Myanmar: Journalism Is Not a Crime - Amnesty International Australia
World  (tags: freedoms, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', freedom of the press )

Nita
- 25 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are Reuters journalists and they're facing 14 years in prison for simply doing their job.
Petition-Justice for Moussa and Abdellahi - FreedomUnited.Org
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', activists, anti-slavery, torture )

Nita
- 27 days ago - freedomunited.org
For over a year, Mauritanian anti-slavery activists Moussa Bilal Biram and Abdellahi Matalla Saleck have been held in a Saharan desert prison in Bir Moghrein. The prison, more commonly used to house death row inmates, is in an unsafe remote region of the
Stop the Attack on Workers' Rights in Mexico - Action Network Petition
World  (tags: union rights, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', worker rights )

Nita
- 38 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.
Saudi Court Upholds Blogger's 10 Years and 1,000 Lashes
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', Saudi Arabia, violence )

Stan
- 987 days ago - bbc.com
Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of 1,000 lashes and 10 years of imprisonment on blogger Raif Badawi, despite a foreign outcry.
Help Me Free My Husband - Please Sign
World  (tags: Raif, Saudi Arabia, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', HumanRights, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, violence, Germany, Islam, Muslims )

Gillian
- 1082 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
His hands and feet in shackles, his face contorted with pain, for everyone to see. It's unbearable to think this is how they publicly flogged my husband, 50 times over. Now I hear he could even be executed -- but you can help me save him!
TAKE ACTION: Abdallah Abu Rahma's Sentencing Postponed to 23 February ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, politics, freedoms, government, ethics, violence, news, society )

Carrie
- 1105 days ago - samidoun.ca
Palestinian human rights defender Abdallah Abu Rahma, chair of the Bil'in Popular Committee Against the Wall, was to be sentenced by an Israeli military court on 8 February on charges of "disturbing a soldier" for participating in a protest in 2012.
More State Power, Not Free Speech, the Likeliest We-Are-Charlie Result
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', ethics, freedoms, government, politics, society, terrorism, world, Charlie Hebdo attack, surveillance state )

Lynn
- 1132 days ago - cbc.ca
Clearly, the ultimate answer to the Charlie Hebdo massacre will not be freer speech. It will be a mostly secret intensification of police power, with attendant shrinkage of individual freedoms. And we will all be told not to worry: ...
NO U.S. TAX DOLLARS TO REBUILD HAMAS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women. men, Human Rights, freedoms, terrorism, war, world, USA, government )

Ruth
- 1287 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. 'Why would the United States give humanitarian aid to Gaza when the Obama Administration knows that Hamas uses humanitarian aid to build tunnels, bombs, and rockets?' NON-PARTISAN IN MY BOOK.
STOP THE GENOCIDE OF IRAQI CHRISTIANS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women, men, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, United States, world )

Ruth
- 1288 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. NON-PARTISAN, NON-RELIGIOUS. STOP TERROR. 'The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has rolled through Iraq, and they are brutal beyond imagining. They've given Iraqi Christians an ultimatum: "Convert, leave, or die." '
*Take Action* Move the 2014 Winter Olympics Out of Russia
World  (tags: Russia, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', Gay Rights, Olympics )

Kit
- 1649 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Russia is waging a war on gay people -- and Russian politicians have made it clear that they will enforce the country's draconian new anti-gay rules on both fans and athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. *Sign Petition!
Pat Robertson: Christians Should Not Join 'Occupy Wall Street'
World  (tags: OWS, Biblical Good News, HumanRights, corruption, ethics, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!' )

Lynn
- 2302 days ago - rawstory.com
Televangelist Pat Robertson said Thursday on The 700 Club that Christians should not be involved in the "Occupy Wall Street" demonstrations in cities around the nation. . . . "I think this is a rebellion," . . .
First OFFICIAL Release Of The OCCUPY WALL STREET DECLARATION
World  (tags: 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', animal rights, goodnews, Occupy Wall Street, NYC, declaration, corporate greed, corruption, media blackout, patriot act, corporate greed, Protest, environment, war )

Kenny
- 2330 days ago - occupywallst.org
This was unanimously voted on by all members of Occupy Wall Street last night, around 8pm, Sept 29. It is our first official document for release. We have three more underway, that will likely be released in the upcoming days. More to come, tell the media
Let U.S. Lead- Vote No On HR 2829 ACTION
World  (tags: United Nations, freedoms, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, world )

Nancy
- 2351 days ago - letuslead.org
As newspapers around the country are filled with stories of the United States and the United Nations working together to address some of the most serious issues confronting the world today, a new threat to the United Nations has emerged. Last week, Congr
 

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