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Worse Than Islamic State? Concerns Rise About Iraq's Shiite Militias.
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 30 days ago - csmonitor.com
The Islamic State is a serious threat to Iraq from the outside, former military officials agree. But Shiite militias, which are gaining influence, threaten from within, they say.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Boko Haram's Reign of Terror
World  (tags: TERROR, BOKO HARAM, NIGERIA, RELIGIOUS WAR, killing, terrorism, violence, society, world, UnitedNations, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 7 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Let's multiply that pressure now and persuade our leaders and the United Nations to convene an emergency Security Council meeting and prioritise this crisis.
Utopia - Breaking the Great Australian Silence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, discrimination, abuse, Aborigines, australia, culture, world, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
Several recent events in Australia have served to again highlight how little the peoples and cultures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island nations feature on the national radar.
Philippines Embraces Free Birth Control Despite Opposition From Catholic Church
World  (tags: womens' rights, Philipines, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
Catholic Church (VIDEO) Half of all pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic Philippines are unintended. But that may change as the country begins to roll out its new reproductive health law.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Human Trafficking From West Bengal
World  (tags: India, modern slavery, human trafficking, ethics, humanrights, government, crime, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society, politics, news )

Cal
- 12 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
West Bengal is the center of human trafficking for domestic slavery in India today. With no law pertaining to placement agencies in West Bengal, children and women continue to fall prey to illegal recruitment agencies that entice them with false job offer
Nigeria's Forgotten Massacre: 2,000 Slaughtered By Boko Haram, But the West Is Failing to Help
World  (tags: children, corruption, crime, society, violence, world, women, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, humanrights, violence, crime, terrorism )

Hilary
- 12 days ago - independent.co.uk
What horrors continue in Nigeria, and yet not only does the West fail to help, the Western media fails to remember. This brief story serves as a small reminder of vast terror and mayhem especially at the hands of Islamist extremists Boko Haram.
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
- 21 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.
TAKE ACTION: Release Activist!
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', CHINA )

Dimitris
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
Su Changlan was charged with "inciting subversion" after posting a series of messages on social media expressing her support for pro-democracy rallies in Hong Kong.
   

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