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Surveillance, Paranoia, and Life Under a State of Emergency in France
World  (tags: politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

Cal
- 203 days ago - news.vice.com
What's different for climate activists organizing protests around the COP21 is that France's new state of emergency doesn't distinguish between legal activism and terrorism, making them targets of raids and arrests before they've done anything
Child Labour: A Hidden Atrocity of the Syrian Crisis
World  (tags: Syria risis, childlabor, Lebanon, Syria, politics, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, violence, society, middle-east )

Cal
- 363 days ago - ipsnews.net
In a conflict that has claimed over 220,000 lives and injured a further 840,000 people as of January 2015, it is sometimes hard to see beyond the death toll.
SIGN PLEASE! Pakistan: Protect Women From "Honour" Killings
World  (tags: world, society, women, HumanRights, freedoms, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 127 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
LetâEUR(TM)s urgently get 1 million of us behind this law before the Oscars on Sunday to ensure SabaâEUR(TM)s story has the global spotlight, and then deliver it directly to the Prime Minister to help him push for a strong law.
Saudi Execution Set for Juvenile Offender Sparks Human Rights Uproar
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, corruption, death )

Phyllis
- 267 days ago - msn.com
Ali Mohammed Nimr was 17 when he was arrested without warrant by police in 2012 for taking part in an "Arab Spring" protest against the Saudi government.
So Are Living the Syrians, Who Failed to Escape War.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, middle-east, news, society, war, violence )

Pablo
- 175 days ago - clarin.com
Squeezed into tiny rooms, buildings under construction or in rickety trucks. More than 2.3 million homes were destroyed. They lived 7 million people. The last refuge of Abu Zyad, a vendor of cigarettes arrived to the capital in 2012, fleeing the fighting
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 143 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Cambodia exports sugar worth millions to Europe under an EU trade deal. The initiative, which was intended to fight poverty in developing countries, has led the sugar industry to grab the land of 12,000 Cambodian small farmers and their families, leavin
Demand to Criminalize Marital Rape in India.
World  (tags: india, rape, sexual slavery, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, humanrights, humans, world )

Lone
- 276 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A woman who is trapped in a relationship in which she is forced to have sex against her wishes is just a sex slave. Even worse: a married woman in India, who is in such a relationship, is like a slave of yore when slavery was legal
Through Hell and Hungary: Riding the Rails With Refugees in Budapest
World  (tags: politics, world, society, news, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, ethics, children, humanrights )

Cal
- 298 days ago - news.vice.com
Thousands of migrants and refugees have been stranded this week at a train station in Budapest, desperately seeking a way out of Hungary and on to Austria, Germany, and other destinations in Western Europe
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Support Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, First Nations, women, crime, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 182 days ago - gopetition.com
Indigenous women make up for 4.3 percent of CanadaâEUR(TM)s female population, 16 percent of female homicides, account for 11 percent of missing women, and 1,200 aboriginal women have been murdered or have vanished since 1980.
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
- 66 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
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

Cal
- 164 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
Why So Many Iranians Have Come to Hate the Hijab
World  (tags: world, women, dress code, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, iran, ethics )

Cal
- 64 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
Saudi Arabia Must Not Execute Ali Mohammed Baqir Al-Nimr
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, mohammed bagir al-Nimr, death, tortured, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 269 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr was sentenced to death on May 27, 2014. After allegedly being tortured, he "confessed" to offenses that had taken place when he was 17 years old.
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
- 57 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
 

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