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Iraqi Christians Flee for Their Lives After ISIS Ultimatum
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence, ISIS, Christians )

Ge
- 1 day ago - israelnationalnews.com
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has emptied Mosul of Christians, Christian leaders lamented earlier this week, after the Islamist group issued them an ultimatum: convert to Islam, pay non-Muslim jhizya taxes - or die.
Tell The President and Congress: Palestinian Lives Matter
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, ethics, government, israel, middle-east, palestine, terrorism, usa, war )

Eleonora
- 1 day ago - org.salsalabs.com
The US government has enabled the large-scale violation of Palestinian human rights through decades of unconditional military, economic, and diplomatic support. This approach has failed in every way and has led to deaths, suffering and insecurity ...
60 Muslims Sexually Attack Nuns in Bangladesh
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, humanrights, news, society, terrorism, violence, world, Islam, Muslims, hate )

Rahman
- 1 day ago - mattersindia.com
60 Muslims in Bangladesh broke into a convent and sexually assaulted a number of nuns, and the nuns were beaten and molested with 3 nuns suffering attempted rape. It is not the first time Muslims have attacked as they try to steal land.
Does Haiti Need Tourism? Or Does It Need Justice?
World  (tags: Haiti, tourism, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 3 days ago - spiegel.de
Human rights attorney Mario Joseph and Tourism Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin are both trying to improve Haiti, but they are following radically different paths. The one wants justice, the other wants tourism.
Freedom Cyclers Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking Freedom Cyclers Riding Across U.S.
World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', usa, goodnews, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 9 days ago - commercialappeal.com
A group of four young men, clad head-to-toe in serious biking gear, stopped at the Downtown Memphis Visitor's Center Saturday afternoon and posed for a photo at the Tennessee state sign.
URGENT PETITION! We Must Face the Root Cause of This Crisis
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, society, war )

Eleonora
- 13 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Jewish Voice for Peace "Our unshakeable commitment to freedom and justice compels us to acknowledge that the crisis in Israel and Palestine has its root in the Israeli government's commitment to occupation."
6 Jewish Nationalists Arrested in Jerusalem Revenge Killing of Arab Teen
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, war, israel, news )

Cal
- 15 days ago - jpost.com
Although details of the arrest remain unknown, Israeli official confirms the killing was likely nationalistically motivated.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Paraguay: The Avá Guaraní Have a Right to Their Land!
World  (tags: world, society, politics, indigenous rights, Refugees&Relief, violence, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 16 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The Avá Guaraní have been driven from their ancestral land twice in recent weeks by the juggernaut of intensive livestock farming and industrial soy cultivation. Please support the Y'apo community and call on the Paraguayan government to stop the deforest
Shut Down Manus Island
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', care2 petition, refugees, australia )

Rose
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week, riots erupted at the immigrant detention facility on Manus Island. After prisoners were told that they had no hope of ever getting to Australia, they protested. What happened next is uncertain
Lebanon's Closed Doors for Palestinian Refugees
World  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, world, Syria, Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, news, government, interesting )

Cal
- 16 days ago - ipsnews.net
Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in Syria have been uprooted since the violent government crackdown on the uprising and the ensuing battles that ensnared their communities. For around 50,000 of them, Lebanon was their only safe route out but now i
Britain's Border War
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, ethics, news, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.vice.com
In a refugee camp in Calais the migrants âEUR" many of whom have been forced to flee war and conflict in their home countries âEUR" attempt to sneak aboard trucks headed for Britain; eight migrants have already died this year while trying to make the journe
The Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Pakistan
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, Pakistan, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government )

Cal
- 22 days ago - vice.com
Roughly half a million people have been displaced by the Pakistani government's military offensive into the tribal area of North Waziristan, and all signs show that the crisis will only worsen in the coming days and weeks
Aid Donors Announce Investigation Into Tribal Evictions in Ethiopia
World  (tags: forced evictions, Ethiopia, corporate greed, indigenous rights, governemnt indifference, world, politics, violence, society, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 24 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Representatives of some of Ethiopia's biggest aid donors have announced that they will send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About
World  (tags: ethnic cleaning, Burma, Myanmar, muslims, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, conflict, terrorism, politics, humanrights, society, death, ethics, world )

Cal
- 26 days ago - takepart.com
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, their leaders tortured and killed. Is this what democracy in Burma was supposed to look like?
Mosul To Baghdad, Iraq's Worst-Case Scenario Unfolds
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, iraq, middle-east, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 27 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Mosul To Baghdad, Iraq's Worst-Case Scenario Unfolds How did a city known for its ethnic and religious mix roll over for a band of Islamist radicals? In the wake of the ISIS conquest of Mosul, the spectre of it spreading to the capital looms.
 

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