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Sao Paulo Public Transit Goes On Indefinite Strike Days Before Brazil 2014 World Cup Starts
World  (tags: Brazil World Cup 2014, Strike, Organized Labor, Sao Paulo Metro Strike, Police Brutality, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, government, HumanRights, violence )

Betsy
- 45 days ago - bbc.com
Police in Brazil have used tear gas to break up protesters on the second day of a metro strike that has left Sao Paulo's transport in chaos. Half of the stations were closed and gridlock on the streets of Brazil's largest city. Watch BBC video.
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Slavery at Sea - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HUMANSLAVERY RINGS, world )

Cal
- 46 days ago - forcechange.com
Headlines started appearing in 2012 about men being tricked into unpaid labor aboard fishing ships in New Zealand waters. Young men like Yusril signed up in desperate hopes of a promised monthly salary of $260, with bonuses for hard work.
Video Plea From One Of the 2014 World Cup Homeless   video
World  (tags: Brazil, World Cup 2014, Evictions of thousands, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, corruption, crime, freedoms, government, news, violence )

Betsy
- 47 days ago - youtube.com
One lady appears in this video. She tells of her eviction, of police beating her children as the family was evicted in the middle of the night. It is a crime against humanity.
Demand Justice for Gang-Raped and Murdered Girls
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, India, ACTION PLEASE, justice )

Rose
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
President of India Pranab Mukherjee Goal: Impartially investigate and prosecute the gang-rape and murder of two low-caste Indian girls Two girls of the Dalit-or untouchables-class in India were found murdered after being brutally gang-raped.
Poroshenko Claims Victory in Ukraine Presidential Election
World  (tags: Ukraine Crisis, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government, politics, Putin, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 50 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Petro Poroshenko, the billionaire confectionery king of Ukraine, has claimed victory in a contentious presidential election seen as a crucial step to getting the country on a path to stability after six months of civil unrest [....]
Heavy Fighting Rages in Libya's Benghazi
World  (tags: Libya, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, government, Rebellion, politics, society, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 50 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Heavy fighting between the armed group Ansar al-Shariah and rogue troops loyal to Khalifa Haftar, a former Libyan army general, raged throughout Libya's northeastern city of Benghazi Monday.
Far Right Gains in European Parliament Vote
World  (tags: European Union, Far Right, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, freedoms, politics )

Kit
- 50 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Far-right and anti-European Union parties made sweeping gains in European Parliament elections Sunday -- triggering what one prime minister called a political "earthquake" by those who want to slash the powers of the EU or abolish it altogether.
Torture Remains the World's Dirty Secret, Amnesty Says
World  (tags: torture, Amnesty International, study, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, politics, world, news )

Cal
- 50 days ago - ipsnews.net
A survey of 21,000 people from 21 countries reveals fear of torture is present in all of these, and found that the majority of people believe governments should make clear laws against torture.
Tiananmen Square Protest Still Making Waves 25 Years Later
World  (tags: Tiananemen Square protests andmurders, China, 25 Year anniversary, world, violence, society, politics, china, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, ethics, death, conflict, government, humanrights )

Cal
- 50 days ago - smh.com.au
A new generation has been kept ignorant of demonstrations for democracy that happened a quarter of a century ago.
Day 1,170: Syria's Government Has Killed Nearly 2,000 in Aleppo in Six Months
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, war, world, society, politics, middle-east, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, violence, interesting, news )

Cal
- 52 days ago - globalpost.com
The city where death falls from the sky, ending an average of 14 lives per day
Peres, Abbas to Pray for Peace at Vatican on June 8
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, GoodNews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, israel, palestine )

Cal
- 53 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
Israeli President Shimon Peres and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas will pray for peace at the Vatican on June 8, the Holy See said.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Expose Human Rights Group's Hypocrisy - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, Human Rights Watch, bias, news, humanrights, world )

Cal
- 54 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on the organization to disclose and eliminate ties to pro-war groups, and to commit to eliminating bias in its documentation of human rights violations around the world
Treatment Vs. Jail Time: New Bill Aimed at Helping Sex Trafficking Victims Break Free
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', usa, sex trafficking, victims )

Rose
- 56 days ago - fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- It's one of Milwaukee's darkest secrets: Women and children being trafficked for sex. Experts say it's a lucrative business -- and Milwaukee is
'Welcome to Hell:' African Migrants Held for Ransom in Yemen's Torture Camps
World  (tags: human trafficking, yemen, torture, world, politics, society, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 56 days ago - news.vice.com
African migrants traveling through Yemen are regularly held by human traffickers and tortured, sometimes fatally, until their families pay ransom for their freedom.
Watchdog Slams TED Talks for Promoting 'Malicious Libel' Against Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, usa, libel, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, ethics, media, violence, war, Gaza, Photo Journalists )

Ge
- 57 days ago - algemeiner.com
CAMERA, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America, on Wednesday slammed the TED Talks seminars group for promoting a "malicious libel" by featuring an interview with one of its 40 TED Fellows, 26-year-old Gazan photo-journalist Ema

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