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ISIS Captives Tell Of Rapes And Beatings, Plead For Help
World  (tags: politics, violence, society, terrorism, ISIS, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, conflict, middle-east )

Cal
- 21 days ago - npr.org
When militants from the self-proclaimed Islamic State swept through the Sinjar area of northern Iraq in August, they killed hundreds and kidnapped unknown numbers of men, women and children.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 23 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 24 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
Tell President Obama: Syrian Refugees Are In Crisis And Need Our Support - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, freedoms, Syria violence )

Farah
- 26 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Escalating violence and political unrest in Syria show no signs of abating, with more than 100,000 new refugees fleeing every month.
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 26 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 26 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
Special Feature: Are We Listening to Syrian Women and Girls?
World  (tags: middle-east, Syrian Women, daily struggles, violence, world, war, society, news, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, humans, politics )

Cal
- 28 days ago - rescue.org
For millions of Syrian women and girls displaced by war, daily life is an exhausting struggle--from searching for clean water and food for their families without constant harassment to facing with threats of domestic violence in their own homes.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 28 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
World Bank to Roll Back Safeguards for Indigenous People
World  (tags: world, politics, WorldBank, protections for indigenous peoples, safeguards, indigenous rights, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 38 days ago - theecologist.org
If passed by the Bank's Board, the changes would strip away a raft of essential human rights protections..
Pints With Politics as Scottish Pubs Debate Independence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Scottish independence, Scottish independence from the UK, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, government )

Cal
- 38 days ago - therakyatpost.com
Talking politics in British pubs can be a tricky subject but Scotland's independence referendum has prompted two Glasgow bars to pin their "Yes" and "No" colours to the counter.
It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
World  (tags: activists, world, politics, society, women's rights, women's rightshumans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 41 days ago - npr.org
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They've shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
Europe's Deadly Borders: An Inside Look at EU's Shameful Immigration Policy
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 43 days ago - spiegel.de
Along the frontiers between Spain and Morocco, Greece and Turkey and Hungary and Serbia, the EU is deploying brutal methods to keep out undesired refugees. Many risk everything for a future in Europe and their odysseys too often end in death.
GOOD NEWS! Syrian Children Travel By Donkey to Seek Medical Help From Israel
World  (tags: world, society, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, goodnews, GoodNews )

Cal
- 47 days ago - ynetnews.com
After a 12-year-old boy sustained serious wounds in his arms and legs and lost his vision during fighting near Damascus, his brother seated him on a donkey and led him to IDF border post.
ACT NOW: Qatar: Find Krishna and Ghimire
World  (tags: Qatar, Krishna Upadhyaya, Ghimire Gundev, disappearance, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humans, society, world )

Lone
- 49 days ago - walkfree.org
"I am being followed by the police here. Looks like they will give me troubles now."1 This is one of the ominous final messages Krishna Upadhyaya sent before he and his colleague Ghimire Gundev disappeared in Qatar.

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