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Tens of Thousands of Israelis Protest Against Netanyahu, Corruption
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, protests, demonstrations, activism )

Freya
- 48 days ago - msn.com
The demonstration was by far the largest of weekly anti-corruption protests sparked by corruption allegations against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing.
Petition - Don't Silence the Free Press
World  (tags: sudan, reporters, journalists, silencing, government, press freedom, freedom of speech, right to know, Human Rights Violations, democracy, activism, laws, conflicts, publishing )

Kalliope
- 48 days ago - forcechange.com
Reporters and journalists of Sudan will soon be silenced by the African nation's government. A proposed law seeks to restrict the press and ban reporters from doing their jobs should their stories oppose the government in any way.
Petition: Made Homeless for Defending Housing Rights - Justice for Ni Yulan
World  (tags: beijing, Homeless people, Basic human rights, housing discrimination, activism, demolished homes, Olympics 2008, conflicts, harrassment, Justice for victims, relief, protection, politics )

Kalliope
- 84 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ni Yulan was among thousands whose homes were demolished in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Without a permanent place to live herself, Ni Yulan now defends the rights of others forced from their homes by lucrative construction projects.
Petition - Protect Journalists From Brutal Murders
World  (tags: India, journalist murder, journalism and press freedom, right to know, information, democracy under attack, government, prosecution, punishments, crime, Justice for victims, activism, violence, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect the rights and lives of journalists threatened by extremists in India. Journalists in India, the world's most populated democracy, are being brutally murdered, while the Indian government does nothing to protect these reporters, their lives.
Petition - Facing Charges for Searching for Her Missing Husband
World  (tags: imprisonment, activism, Freedom of Information, searching, Human Rights Violations, Ethical Treatment, conflicts, society, politics, release )

Kalliope
- 88 days ago - amnesty.org.au
When Hanan Badr el-Din's husband disappeared in July 2013, her life changed for good. Her relentless search for answers has landed her in prison and she is now facing at least five years in prison.
Petition - Risking Their Lives to Save Their Land
World  (tags: honduras, Indigenous Peoples Rights, mining interests, hydroelectric, exploitation of resources, Land Rights, activism, Environmental Defenders, conflicts, struggles, politics, support )

Kalliope
- 89 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
For the Indigenous Lenca people in Honduras, the land is their life. But huge hydroelectric, mining and other interests are out to exploit that land. MILPAH, the Independent Lenca Indigenous Movement of La Paz, is at the forefront of the struggle...
Petition - Stand With Women Warriors
World  (tags: Women Warriors, paper industry, rainforest destruction, Environmental destruction, longterm consequences, Human Right issues, ecosystems, Deforestration, indigenous people, Climate Action, protection, activism )

Kalliope
- 115 days ago - ran.org
Women are leading the fight to protect the rainforest, the climate, and defend human rights. Stand with Indigenous women in Indonesia, and tell Asia Pulp and Paper that it needs to take action to protect forests and defend human rights! Sign now!
More Than 3 Million Britons Are Demanding A Second EU Referendum
World  (tags: Brexit, new vote, activism, world, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 574 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A petition calls for the U.K. government to act because ThursdayâEUR(TM)s winning margin to leave the union was so slim.
Demand Justice for Landless Families in Brazil!
World  (tags: Brazil, activism, protests, landless people, injustice, murder, petitions )

Freya
- 644 days ago - act.grassrootsonline.org
On April 7 two members of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) were murdered and seven others were wounded. They were all members of the Dom Tomas Balduino encampment.
Despite Boko Haram, Activists Are Bringing Education Back to Girls in Nigeria
World  (tags: children, news, africa, education, activism, world, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 830 days ago - takepart.com
Amina Yusuf and the Center for GirlsâEUR(TM) Education are ensuring boys in the African nation arenâEUR(TM)t the only ones who get the opportunity to learn
Protests Continue Across Canada Against Repressive
World  (tags: freedoms, world, society, politics, fighting terror by repressing rights, Canada, activism, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 963 days ago - occupy.com
Saturday, May 30, was the 3rd National Day of Action held in Canada against Bill C-51, a piece of legislation supported by the ruling Conservative government and Liberal Party of Canada that attempts to address and eliminate potential threats of âEURoeterror
German Resistance And Europe's Growing Rebellion Against U.S. Transatlantic Trade Deal
World  (tags: activism, TPP, europe, poitics, world, society, trade agreements, terrorism )

AWAY AWHI
- 974 days ago - occupy.com
The tide of public resistance against a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union is rising in Germany, as opponents become more firmly entrenched, insisting that the plan would harm democracy and rule of law. -
Democracy Now: Noam Chomsky at United Nations: It Would Be Nice If the United States Lived Up to International Law
World  (tags: UN, Noam Chomsky, principles, tactics, US Law, International Law, BDS, BD tactics, principles, civil rights, human rights, activism )

Evelyn
- 1185 days ago - democracynow.org
"One important action that the United States could take is to live up to its own laws. Of course it would be nice if it lived up to international law, but maybe that's too much to ask,"
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

AWAY AWHI
- 1187 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
 

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