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Thais Bring Children to the Insurrection, Despite Recent Deaths
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, news )

Cal
- 49 days ago - globalpost.com
The uprising kits kids out in anti-government kitsch, and targets the prime minister's 10-year-old.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 50 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
INDIA: The Rise of the Hindu Fundamentalists
World  (tags: India, religion, Hindus, Hindu nationalists, power, politics, world, society, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 51 days ago - globalpost.com
Hindu nationalists are about to take control of India. Some of them want to ban books, films and even Valentine's Day.
Ukraine Protesters Take Kiev Without a Shot as Yanukovich Flees
World  (tags: Ukraine, protests, world, politics, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 52 days ago - latimes.com
Ukraine's capital fell into the hands of anti-government protesters Saturday morning.
Has Venezuela Turned Into a War Zone?
World  (tags: Venezuela, protests, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, society, violence )

Cal
- 52 days ago - motherjones.com
Student protesters have filled the streets of many Venezuelan cities for the last two weeks to express their dissatisfaction with the socialist government, the deteriorating economy, and the violence that plagues the country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IMMEDIATE DETENTION AND TRIBUNAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VICTOR YANUKOVICH FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
World  (tags: Ukraine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, world, society, politics, news, government, ethics, death, crime, HumanRights )

Cal
- 53 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The CRIMINAL-FASCIST REGIME of Yanukovich / Putin (Yanukovich's sponsor and instructor) is being established In Ukraine through killing, torturing and persecuting without trial, not only protestors, but mostly PEACEFUL PEOPLE, wearing no more than NATIONA
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Poor Women and Children Unlock Their Potential
World  (tags: world, education, information, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 53 days ago - change.org
Grameen Foundation believes that all of us - even the poorest citizens of our world - can reach our full potential if given access to the right information and resources. Do you agree?
GOOD NEWS! Syrian Wounded Flee to Hospitals in Israel
World  (tags: AID, Syrian CivilWar, Israel hospials, health care, goodnews, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, middle-east, israel, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 56 days ago - canadaka.net
Syria and Israel have been at war since 1948, but Israeli hospitals offering care
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Spanish Government to Stand Up for Tibet
World  (tags: tibet, human rights, Dalai Lama, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, china, europe, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news )

Cal
- 57 days ago - standupfortibet.org
Urge Spain's Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, and other EU leaders to Stand Up for Tibet against China's pressure and retain the independence of judicial systems from political interference.
In Lebanon, Reactions From 5 People Who Face Terror Threats Daily
World  (tags: Lebanon, Lebanon politics, society, violence, terrorism, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics )

Cal
- 59 days ago - globalpost.com
Their attitude is inspiring, which isn't to say you'll agree with their politics.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 60 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End The Sinai Slave Trade
World  (tags: world, humanrights, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, middle-east, africa, crime )

Cal
- 60 days ago - avaaz.org
Thousands of East Africans have been abducted by criminal trafficking rings, and tortured in Egypt's Sinai until their desperate families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. Every hour these men, women and children are in captivity is an hour too long
The Future of Chinese Democracy Will Be Decided in Hong Kong This Year
World  (tags: world, politics, china, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, government, society )

Cal
- 61 days ago - globalpost.com
The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?
TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 62 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.

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