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RELEASE PALESTINIAN ACTIVIST AHED TAMIMI
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Middle East, occupations, activists, resistance, petitions )

Freya
- 26 days ago - amnesty.org.au
On 19 December, Ahed was arrested during a night raid of her home by Israeli soldiers. Since then, she has endured aggressive interrogation, sometimes at night, and threats made against her family.
Ottawa, Canada: Goverment Announces 4 New Ways To Protect Right Whales
World  (tags: Ottawa, Monkton, Canada, New measures to protect North Atlantic R, death, ethics, GoodNews, government, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 20 days ago - ctvnews.ca
MONCTON, N.B. -- The federal fisheries minister has imposed new measures to protect North Atlantic right whales from entanglement with fishing gear. "Protecting Canada's endangered whales from further harm iis a heavy responsibiity.""
Keep Schools Open for Palestinian Children
World  (tags: children, kids, schools, education, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 20 days ago - theirworld.org
For over 60 years UNRWA has run schools for Palestinian refugee children across the region. But without notice, the USA has cut two-thirds of their funding to the United Nations agency that runs schools across the Middle East.
Petition-Facing Prison for Protecting CambodiaâEUR(TM)s Natural Treasures
World  (tags: freedoms, 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', free speech )

Nita
- 24 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Police arrested Hun Vannak and Doem Kundy while filming. Without their lawyer present, the men were questioned and then charged with incitement and violation of privacy. If convicted they could face three years in prison.
China: Release Human Rights Lawyer âEUR" Amnesty International Australia
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', human rights, freedom of speech )

Nita
- 24 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has been missing since August 2017. His family hasn't been told where he is or the state of his health. He is at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
Kenya: Ivory Investigator - Hero for Elephants And Rhinos - Murdered
World  (tags: Kenya, Esmond Bradley Martin, murdered, elephants, rhinos, africa, conflict, corruption, death, humans, news, society, UnitedNations, violence, world )

Fiona
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
Esmond Bradley Martin, 75, One of the world's leading investigators of the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been murdered in Kenya. Martin was a special UN envoy for rhino conservation.
Lawrence County, Alabama: Judge Gives Custody Of Nosey The Elephant To County
World  (tags: Larence County, Alabama, Nosey The Elephant, Rescued, Sent to Sanctuary, GoodNews, interesting, news, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 26 days ago - whnt.com
An African elephant at the center of animal cruelty charges will now remain in a Tennessee sanctuary, following the ruling of Lawrence County District Judge Angela Terry. This is a truly good news rescue.
Sign the Global Declaration for Uncontacted Tribes - Survival International
World  (tags: 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', genocide, environmental damage, disease outbreaks )

Nita
- 26 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Uncontacted tribes are the most vulnerable peoples on the planet. They have made a choice to remain isolated. This is their right and it must be respected. Outsiders are encroaching on their lands & forcing contact. Whole populations are being wiped out.
Petition-Stand With Susiya and Khan Al Ahmar - Action Network
World  (tags: human rights, conflict, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, middle-east )

Nita
- 30 days ago - actionnetwork.org
So far, President Trump and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel have avoided public expressions of concern to keep Palestinian villages standing, and the Israeli Gov't is pushing hard for demolitions.
The Netherlands" Heroic Cow Escapes Slaughter House And Hides In Forest
World  (tags: The Netherlands / Holland, europe, Cow, Hero, Forests, Slaughter House, Pardon, Social Media, GoodNews, humans, media, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 9 days ago - treehugger.com
Bodacious bovine has become a social media star and will receive a full pardon âEUR¦ as soon as they can get her out of the woods. A spunky cow named Hermien has captured the hearts of freedom lovers everywhere.
Gaza Deserves to Live
World  (tags: emergency relief, ethnic cleansing, siege of Gaza, Refugees&Relief, media, israel, middle-east, palestine, news, usa, world, children, europe, ethics, crime, UnitedNations, americans, activists, news, environment, medicine, warning, prevention, healthcare )

Fly
- 21 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
It is time to ask free people around the world, human rights organisations, humanitarian and aid agencies, and the wider international community how many victims they are waiting to fall before their collective conscience awakens
MoveOn Petitions - Don't Let Trump Turn His Back on Palestine Refugees in Need
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms )

Nita
- 30 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The US government just made the decision to freeze millions of dollars to support support refugees and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees
Petition: International Nuclear Cloud Isn't ''Harmless'' - Demand Investigation!
World  (tags: Nuclear Energy, radiation leaks, radiation contamination, nuclear clouds, accountability, responsibility, russia, Independent Investigation, right to know, European countries, Safety and Risk, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In late September, a radioactive cloud spread across Europe, reaching Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland. The cloud appears to have been caused by radioactive leak in Russia. France's nuclear safety institute said there had been a "major"...
Richmond, Virginia: Protests Against Agency Which Granted Tree Cutting Rights For Oil Pipeline
World  (tags: Richmond, Virginia, Protests Against Tree Cutting, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Virginia, West Virginia, USA. conflict, government, interesting, media, news, usa, world )

Fiona
- 26 days ago - richmond.com
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted a request by the Dominion Energy-led Atlantic Coast Pipeline to begin cutting down trees . Protest began December 2, 2017, around capitol square Richmond.
Esmond Bradley Martin: Ivory Investigator Killed in Kenya
World  (tags: africa, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, UnitedNations, black market, investigator, undercover, former UN envoy, rhino conservation, documentation, illegal wildlife crime, murdered )

RosemaryR
- 6 days ago - bbc.com
One of the world's leading investigators of the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been killed in Kenya. Esmond Bradley Martin, 75, was found in his Nairobi home on Sunday with a stab wound to his neck. The former UN special envoy for rhino
 

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