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URGENT--TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Asia Bibifrom Hanging for Her Religious Beliefs
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, punishment, corporal punishment, Pakistan, law, culture, humanrights, politics, society, world, government, death, ethics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
ASIA BIBI HAS LOST HER APPEAL AGAINST HANGING SENTENCE IN PAKISTAN COURT--Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death on November 7 by a court in Punjab. She was arrested for blasphemy in June 2009, after an argument with some of her colleagu
Canada Says It Will Move Soon on Tough Anti-Terrorism Legislation
World  (tags: anti=terrorism laws, world, Canada, politics, freedoms, GoodNews, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 5 days ago - globalpost.com
Canada was jolted by a fatal hit-and-run attack on a soldier in Quebec on Monday and by the shooting death of a second soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday.
India's National Gold Medalist Tortured For Being a Witch In Modern Day Witch Hunt
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, ethics, europe, HumanRights, news, violence, abuse, culture, freedoms, rights, religion, women )

Niki
- 12 days ago - inquisitr.com
Woman is tied up and viciously beaten after being accused of being a witch in one of many modern day witch hunts targeting women and children.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN THE THAI FISHING INDUSTRY
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', slave labor, Thailand, politics, world, interesting, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - walkfree.org
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
In Turkey, Kurdish Anger, Fear Grow as Militants Advance in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Kurds, Turkey, Syria, ISSI, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, news, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - latimes.com
In Turkey, the fate of Kobani has sparked waves of protests among ethnic Kurds, a substantial minority in the country. Many Kurds accuse the government in Ankara of collusion with Islamic State...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 29 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 29 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 30 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
Tell President Obama: Syrian Refugees Are In Crisis And Need Our Support - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, freedoms, Syria violence )

Farah
- 31 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Escalating violence and political unrest in Syria show no signs of abating, with more than 100,000 new refugees fleeing every month.
Special Feature: Are We Listening to Syrian Women and Girls?
World  (tags: middle-east, Syrian Women, daily struggles, violence, world, war, society, news, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, humans, politics )

Cal
- 33 days ago - rescue.org
For millions of Syrian women and girls displaced by war, daily life is an exhausting struggle--from searching for clean water and food for their families without constant harassment to facing with threats of domestic violence in their own homes.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 33 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
A NEW SCANDِL :NSA Shared Americans' Private Communications With Israel
World  (tags: constitution, ethics, americans, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, humanrights, israel, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Abdessala
- 42 days ago - news.yahoo.com
U.S. National Security Agency routinely passing private, unedited communications of Americans to Israel
World Bank to Roll Back Safeguards for Indigenous People
World  (tags: world, politics, WorldBank, protections for indigenous peoples, safeguards, indigenous rights, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 43 days ago - theecologist.org
If passed by the Bank's Board, the changes would strip away a raft of essential human rights protections..
Al Qaeda Hopes to Exploit the Plight of Myanmar's Embattled Muslims
World  (tags: world, politics, religion, Myanmar AlQaeda, Rohingya, Buddhists, violence, asia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 45 days ago - globalpost.com
But the terror group is bound to worsen their woes.
 

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