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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Aleppo's Children, Now!
World  (tags: children, war, violence, SYRIA, ALEPPO, world, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, ethics, middle-east )

Cal
- 63 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
100 children have been killed in Aleppo since last Friday.
Surveillance, Paranoia, and Life Under a State of Emergency in France
World  (tags: politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

Cal
- 359 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
SIGN PLEASE! Pakistan: Protect Women From "Honour" Killings
World  (tags: world, society, women, HumanRights, freedoms, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 283 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.
Argentine General and 28 Others Sentenced to Life for Crimes Against Humanity -
World  (tags: crimes against humanity, Argentina, world, terrorism, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 90 days ago - occupy.com
An Argentine court last week sentenced former General Luciano Benjamin Menendez to life in prison for crimes against humanity committed at secret Dirty War-era detention centers in the late 1970s
SYRIA: Stop the Bombs
World  (tags: terrorism, war, politics, middle-east, children, WAR CRIMES, Russian bombing of humanitarian workers , humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 116 days ago - medicsunderfire.org
The repeated targeting of healthcare workers and hospitals by the Russian and Syrian governments are war crimes. We call on you to give SyriaâEUR(TM)s heroic healthcare workers and the communities they serve a zone free from bombing
Royal Commission Into NT Youth Detention to Investigate Human Rights Breaches
World  (tags: youth detention abuses, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, royal commission into NT abuses of child )

Animae
- 129 days ago - abc.net.au
Teenage boys were shown being assaulted, stripped naked & tear-gassed at Darwin's Don Dale detention centre, & in one instance shackled & hooded in a chair at a facility in Alice Springs!!!
So Are Living the Syrians, Who Failed to Escape War.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, middle-east, news, society, war, violence )

Pablo
- 331 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
- 299 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Support Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, First Nations, women, crime, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 338 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
- 222 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
Historic' Surge of Cubans Crossing Into U.S.
World  (tags: politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, Cuban immigrants, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 186 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
Argentina's Mapuche Community Stands Up to Benetton in Struggle for Ancestral Lands
World  (tags: native rights, society, politics, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 103 days ago - truth-out.org
After a long history of exploitation and death Argentina's Mapuche community is moving back onto its tribal lands facing new violence from Benetton andits minions.
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
- 319 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
- 220 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
 

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