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Arundhati Roy: "The People Who Created the Crisis Will Not Be the Ones That Come Up With a Solution"
World  (tags: congress, corruption, constitution, bushadministration, democrats, economy, ethics, government, goodnews, Govtfearmongering, obama, propaganda, republicans, politics, news, media, americans, activists, dishonesty, environment, freedoms, government, intere )

Michael
- 1090 days ago - truth-out.org
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country."-Thomas Jefferson 1812
**TAKE ACTION**ITU: Hands Off Our Internet! ***PLEASE SIGN!***
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, information, Internet, politics, society, world )

Kit
- 717 days ago - avaaz.org
Right now at a UN meeting in Dubai, authoritarian regimes are pushing for full governmental control of the Internet in a binding global treaty -- if they succeed, the internet could become less open, more costly and much slower. We have only 2 days-->
TAKE ACTION - Petition to End Persecution and Prosecution of Women's Rights Defenders in Iran
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Ana
- 2457 days ago - meydaan.com
How to Help Women's Rights Activists Arrested in Tehran
Mohawk 'Splitting the Sky' Arrested While Attempting Citizen Arrest of War Criminal Bush
World  (tags: Indians, Natives, Indeginous Peoples, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, news, politics, violence, Canada, corruption, bush, dishonesty, ethics, lies, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, crime )

Kat
- 2074 days ago - warcriminalsout.com
A gross violation of constitutional and international law occurred this week heralding a dark day for Canadian governance and society. The credibly accused war criminal George W Bush was allowed entry into Canada in violation of Canada's ratified...
Egypt Women March Against Army in Fury Over Abuse
World  (tags: world, women's rights, Egypt, Tahrir Square, Arab spring, war, politics, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms )

Cal
- 1073 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Around 10,000 women marched through central Cairo demanding Egypt's ruling military step down Tuesday in an unprecedented show of outrage over soldiers who dragged women by the hair and stomped on them, and stripped one half-naked in the street
The Dark Side of Dubai
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, death, middle-east, society )

Pastor Ti
- 2058 days ago - independent.co.uk
Dubai was meant to be a Middle-Eastern Shangri-La, a glittering monument to Arab enterprise and western capitalism. But as hard times arrive in the city state that rose from the desert sands, an uglier story is emerging. Johann Hari reports
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Put An End to the Darfur Genocide
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, death, world, violence, politics, africa, freedoms, conflict, society, news, world )

Cal
- 1088 days ago - forcechange.com
s a key player in international politics, the U.S. must step up in treating this genocide as a major priority. Congress must make it clear to Russia and China that it is not okay to break U.N. sanctions. More importantly, the U.S. must put pressure on the
WOMEN'S RIGHTS: Digging Into Egypt's Culture Of Harassment
World  (tags: world, women, society, politics, women's rights, Egypt, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, middle-east, freedoms )

Cal
- 1379 days ago - npr.org
According to one recent report by a women's rights group, some 80 percent of Egyptian women and 90 percent of foreign women visiting the country have been sexually harassed. And the former government did little to stem the problem.
Bibi Aisha's Pain Isn't Over: Tragic Afghan Story One Year On
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, humans, middle-east, politics, society, violence, world )

Hans
- 1466 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Nearly a year after we first reported the story of Bibi Aisha, a young Afghan teenager brutally maimed by her Taliban-sympathizing husband and his family, she's been relocated to the U.S. and become a media phenomenon. But as Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports,
UN to Link Indigenous Peoples Worldwide
World  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, culture, society, rights, politics, activists, americans, GoodNews, ethics, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, world, UnitedNations )

Kat
- 2067 days ago - globalnation.inquirer.net
Network to strengthen struggle for rights! MANILA, Philippines--The United Nations is looking to set up a global network by which indigenous peoples (IPs) can help each other respond to violations of their rights, mainly by extractive industries...
Veteran Leaders Urge China to Talk to Dalai Lama
World  (tags: China, Tibet, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Ben
- 2429 days ago - phayul.com
JOHANNESBURG: A group of former world leaders including Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter urged China on Wednesday to negotiate with the Dalai Lama to find a peaceful solution to political unrest in Tibet.
URGENT Sign the Petition to Free Roxana Saberi URGENT
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, humans, iran, middle-east, news, politics, society, usa, world )

Teresa
- 2048 days ago - petitiononline.com
To: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran To: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran We petition that... Mahmoud Ahmadinejad President of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Pledge to Observe Genocide Prevention Month : TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Indigenous People, Genocide, culture, society, humans, death, rights, ethics, GoodNews, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

Kat
- 2007 days ago - genocidepreventionmonth.org
We are working with genocide survivor organizations and other anti-genocide advocates around the world to stage Genocide Prevention Month in April - a time to remember the past and call for an end to mass atrocity crimes now and in the future...
   

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