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TAKE ACTION: Free Five Young Palestinian Activists From Political Detention
World  (tags: palestine, media, news, middle-east, Palestinian prisoners, samidoun, petitions, political detentions, Free activists, occupation of Palestine, prisoners, Oslo Accords, Palestinian Authority, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )

Jess
- 3 days ago - change.org
Five Palestinian young men, Basil al-Araj, 33; Mohammed Harb, 23; Haitham Siyaj, 19; Mohammed al-Salamen, 19; and Ali Dar al-Sheikh, 22, are currently imprisoned
Applaud Olympic Organization for Banning Stanford Rapist
World  (tags: violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics )

Beverly
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Thank USA Swimming for banning the Stanford Rapist from ever competing in the Olympics for the U.S.
Pakistan: Stop Law Allowing Husbands to "Lightly Beat Wives"
World  (tags: world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, freedoms, politics, government, violence, women's rights )

Beverly
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Add your voice to the many crying out against this law, both in Pakistan and around the world. Sign the petition and urge the Punjab Assembly not to pass the CIIâEUR(TM)s proposal.
Ethiopia Stifles Dissent, While Giving Impression Of Tolerance, Critics Say
World  (tags: freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, Ethiopia, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 19 days ago - npr.org
Critics of the Ethiopian government regularly land in prison.
Historic' Surge of Cubans Crossing Into U.S.
World  (tags: politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, Cuban immigrants, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 28 days ago - cnn.com
Experts say several factors are fueling a spike in the number of Cubans to brave this dangerous journey to reach the United States. Chief among them: fear that U.S. policies that put Cubans on a fast track to legal residency could be repealed
URGENT ACTION! Uzbekistan - Defend Human Rights Defenders Monitoring Abuses in the Cotton Harvest
World  (tags: Uktam, pre-trial detention, uzbekistan, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, government, politics, world )

Lone
- 36 days ago - iuf.org
The campaign focuses on Uktam Pardaev, member of a cotton harvest monitoring group. Uktam was arrested on November 16, 2015 and held for eight weeks in pre-trial detention. He was in a damp, cold cell with only a dirty mat to sleep on.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Honor Those Who Stand Up and Speak Out Against Hatred
World  (tags: ethics, morality, human irghts, standing up to evil, John Lewis, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 55 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum bestows its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, to individuals who have taken action to promote human dignity.This year's recipient, Representative John Lewis, is a Civil Rights leader who repeatedly risked his
Why So Many Iranians Have Come to Hate the Hijab
World  (tags: world, women, dress code, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, iran, ethics )

Cal
- 61 days ago - theguardian.com
Over the years the state crackdown on womenâEUR(TM)s dress has become more of a show to placate the countryâEUR(TM)s hardline base
Here's What Nepal's 2015 Quake Zone Looks Like Today
World  (tags: Nepal, disaster recovery, politics, government, disaster aid, Refugees&Relief, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 63 days ago - globalpost.com
As Nepal struggles to recover from the deadly earthquake one year ago, many of those who survived are living in makeshift tin shelters with no financial ability to rebuild real homes anytime soon
Seeking Justice for Dictatorship Victims. Two Continents Apart. Argentina & South Korea
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, ethics, interesting, politics )

Pablo
- 92 days ago - ipsnews.net
Argentina and South Korea, seeking their truth about the dead produced in respective dictatorships. Disappearances, torture, robberies of babies. A quest that lasts over time and in memory of their peoples.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Postcard From Palestine!
World  (tags: Government Minister, Matthew Hancock, Civil Rights activists, u.k., U.K. government, BDS, Palestine, postcard from Palestine, illegal occupation of Palestine, freedoms, media, news, U.K. Parliament, U.K.Prime Minister, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Jess
- 92 days ago - act.palestinecampaign.org
Send a postcard from Palestine to the Government Minister who went all the way to Israel to announce he was giving away our democratic rights
Thousands of Children Under Siege in War-Torn Syria
World  (tags: conflict, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Syria, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, violence, society, middle-east, war, politics )

Cal
- 108 days ago - ipsnews.net
Seeing children dying due to a lack of doctors and medicines, and seeing them grow up in a society with no food, schools or text books, is the reality of the daily life of more than 250,000 Syrian children currently under siege in the war-ravaged Middle
Letter From a Nobel Peace Prize (1980) to Another (2009)
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, freedoms, government, news, politics, society, terrorism, usa, world )

Pablo
- 114 days ago - lanacion.com.ar
Adolfo Perez Esquivel (1980) claimed against Obama (2009) to recognize the complicity of US the dictatorship. Argentine human rights activist sent a letter to US President: "You can not ignore that your country has many outstanding debts with our"
Clashes in Calais as France Destroys a Major Migrant Camp
World  (tags: world, society, Refugees&Relief, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights )

Cal
- 119 days ago - globalpost.com
Clashes broke out between French riot police and migrants on Monday as authorities began destroying makeshift shelters in the grim shantytown on the edge of Calais
 

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