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Attacks By Islamic Extremists in Nigeria Leave at Least 28 Christians Dead
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, Nigeria, conflict, death, murder, Islam, Muslims, Christians, society, terrorism, violence )

Penny
- 56 days ago - morningstarnews.org
Muslim Fulani gunmen on Friday (Jan. 2) killed 15 Christians in an area of Kaduna state where 10 others were killed on Dec. 27, ending a week of violence in Nigeria in which at least 28 died.
'Muslim Reformers': Forever Talking the Talk, Never Walking the Walk
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence )

Ben
- 57 days ago - frontpagemag.com
Due to its rarity, it's always notable whenever a top Islamic leader publicly acknowledges the threat of Islamic radicalism and terror. And yet, such denunciations never seem to go beyond words--and sometimes not even that
New Report Details the Nightmare Faced By Yazidi Women Captured By the Islamic State
World  (tags: world, terrorism, politics, ISIS, Yazidi women, rape, torture, abuse, slavery, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, crime, violence, society, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 68 days ago - news.vice.com
Four months after the Islamic State captured hundreds -- possibly thousands -- of Yazidi women, the female prisoners continue to live in fear of rape, torture, and forced marriage, according to a report released Tuesday by Amnesty International.
94 Israeli Ceasefire Violations Since August
World  (tags: Khan Younis, fisherman, Gaza Strip, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, ISRAELI Ceasefire violations 2014, terrorism, Refugees&Relief, violence, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', media, war, news, palestine, crime, freedoms, HumanRights )

Jess
- 70 days ago - imemc.org
Humanity for Palestine has reported that, since the ceasefire agreement of August, 2014, Israel has committed 94 ceasefire violations. The latest was Saturday's airstrike in Khan Younis, along with an attack on Gaza fishermen.
Oppose Extreme Anti-Protest Legislation in Spain - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, terrorism, world, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government )

Beverly
- 76 days ago - forcechange.com
The Spanish government claims that the bill will help ensure public security, but opponents say that it is a clear threat to freedom of speech and limits freedom of expression.
Tell the President of Iran: Halt Execution of Blogger - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, terrorism )

Beverly
- 83 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the execution of an Iranian blogger who allegedly insulted a religious figure via social media.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 40,000 Maasai Nomads Are Being Kicked Off Their Ancestral Land By a Luxury Safari Company.
World  (tags: corporate land grabl africa, indigenous righs, native rights, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, world, society, conflict )

Cal
- 96 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 97 days ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, ethics, middle-east, Egypt, Gaza, Palestinians, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 102 days ago - world.einnews.com
Residents in Gaza's south, and particularly the Sinai border town of Rafah, are being expelled from their homes and having them demolished by dynamite and bulldozers - an expulsion world media has largely shied away from because it is being conducted by
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
- 126 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
- 128 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
- 134 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
- 138 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
- 143 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
- 151 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.

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