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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, africa, ethnic cleansing, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 46 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Right now, Anti-balaka militias are carrying out violent attacks in an effort to ethnically cleanse Muslims in the Central African Republic.
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
- 57 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.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 67 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
- 67 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
Condemn Ugandan Scientists for Horrific Homophobia
World  (tags: world, ACTION PLEASE, africa, Condemn, Homophobia )

Rose
- 71 days ago - forcechange.com
et: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Goal: Do not use unjustified science to criminalize homosexuality Recently, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni stated that he would pass the unjust 'Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Soldiers in South Sudan Photographed Wearing Backpacks Donated for Children
World  (tags: United Nations, conflict, Sudan, Africa )

Shaheen
- 73 days ago - globalpost.com
Photographs of the misappropriated supplies surfaced at an awkward time for the United Nations, which issued an urgent appeal for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan on Tuesday.
20 Million People Face Hunger in Africa's Sahel Region
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', food crisis, africa, Sahel, Sahel region, government, conflict, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 77 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The UN and partner humanitarian groups today called on the international community to spend $2 billion to avoid a famine in Africa's Sahel region, which includes nine nations along the southern edge of the Sahara.
Madagascar Village 'Hit By Bubonic Plague'
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, death, disease, humans, Medical help, plague )

Kit
- 86 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A village in Madagascar has been hit by a deadly outbreak of the bubonic plague, medical experts on the island have confirmed. -- video with article-
Malawi's Children of Tobacco
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, children, Child Labor )

Rose
- 93 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Over the past decade, Malawi has become one of the five largest tobacco producers in the world, largely due to low export tariffs,
Primeiras E Segundas Along Mozambique's Coast, a New Sanctuary Offers Opportunities for People, the Economy and Wildlife
World  (tags: society, world, humanrights, interesting, government, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, freedoms, HumanRights, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, Sustainabililty )

JL
- 95 days ago - worldwildlife.org
In 2012, Mozambique created a protected area that includes cultivated farmland, coastal forests, estuaries, mangroves, seagrass beds, resilient coral reefs & nutrient-rich deep sea waters--and that feeds &d provides livelihoods to more than 340,000 people
Rwandan Militia Group Murder African Ranger in Congo - The Ecologist
World  (tags: Crime, Humans, Africa, Virunga National Park, Illegal Charcoal Industry, Mountain Gorillas, Endangered Species, Protection )

Victoria
- 95 days ago - theecologist.org
An attack on a Park Ranger patrol in Congo's Virunga National Park has left 4 dead and 2 injured. The perpetrators are illegal Rwandan militias with links to the illegal charcoal business. Virunga is the home of over 300 endangered mountain gorillas.
No More Violence for Ethiopian Women - The Literacy Site
World  (tags: women, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, corruption, UnitedNations, violence )

Farah
- 96 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
A dangerous catch-22 plagues many Ethiopian girls today: they must choose between marriage before the age of 16 or face intense manual labor and sexual slavery if they leave home. It's a life doomed for violence and injustice.
Protect Children in Ghana From Child Labor: Author: Bethany Christian Services
World  (tags: Ghana, africa, children, freedoms, human rights, Human Rights, ethics, usa, UnitedNations, world, crime, corruption )

Ruth
- 96 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
'At least 600,000 children in Ghana are trapped in child labor. They are exploited in the fishing industry, in the sex trade, in domestic service, as street vendors, and more.' PLEASE LET'S SIGN AND SHARE!
Ghana - The Gold Coast of Africa
World  (tags: Africa, Ghana, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 98 days ago - youtube.com
The Republic of Ghana is located on the West Coast of Africa. It was formerly known as the Gold Coast [....]
Forced to Marry Her Rapist -- Days Until the Vote -PLEASE SIGN (Again)!
World  (tags: Morokko, rape, victims law, forced child marriage, humanrights, society, africa, violence )

Angelika
- 103 days ago - avaaz.org
16 year-old Amina Filali, raped, beaten and forced to wed her rapist, killed herself -- the only way she saw to escape the trap set for her by her rapist and Moroccan law. We've joined Moroccan activists, campaigning for years to repeal this provision, >>
 

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