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Kept Afloat By Hope - the Endless Odyssey of the Rohingya
World  (tags: freedoms, asia, government, humanrights, Rohingya, Myanmer, boat people, crisis )

Naoko
- 7 days ago - irinnews.org
Faizal Ahmad* has just spent six months at sea, in an open boat crammed with 450 people, praying that Allah would deliver him to safety and a future free of persecution.
Philippines Offers Refuge to Desperate Migrants Trapped on Boats
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, humanrights, philippines, migrants, refuge, world )

Naoko
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
The Philippines has signalled it is ready to take in thousands of migrants who are stranded on AsiaâEUR(TM)s seas, the first country to offer shelter after its south-east Asian neighbours blocked them from entering.
Petition: Stop Hershey's From Using Palm Oil!
World  (tags: palm oil, Hershey, Asia, North America, South America, palm plantations, tigers, organgutans )

Kathryn
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, palm oil is grown throughout Africa, Asia, North America, and South America, with 85% of all palm oil globally produced and exported from Indonesia and Malaysia; but most of the time not using sustainable measures.
When the Rohingya Make Headlines, It's Rarely Good News
World  (tags: HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', asia, society, politics, world, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 16 days ago - globalpost.com
Thailand recently cracked down on human trafficking, which meant that the Rohingya Muslims, who are persecuted in Buddhist Myanmar and poor and landless in Bangladesh, had nowhere to go.
Families in Quake-Hit Nepal Desperate to Get on With Their Lives
World  (tags: asia, Nepal, earthquake, desperate, disaster )

Naoko
- 21 days ago - ipsnews.net
"We have stopped crying out of fear because we need to move on now and be brave." -- Sunita Tamang, a teenager from rural Nepal who lost her home and school in the recent quake
'Indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza Was Top-Down War Plan, Say Israeli Veterans
World  (tags: asault on Gaza-massacres 2014, humanitarian crisis, 'indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza, media, middle-east, news, world, usa, death, crime, HumanRights, terrorism, UnitedNations, israel, europe, africa, asia, china, children, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 22 days ago - commondreams.org
Over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in 'Operation Protective Edge' anonymously testify about acts they committed or witnessed
Thai Mass Grave Held Bodies of 26 Suspected Human Trafficking Victims
World  (tags: world, humanrights, asia, graves, suspected trafficking )

Rose
- 24 days ago - smh.com.au
Dozens of police and volunteers have exhumed 26 bodies at a mass grave near a suspected human trafficking camp on a hillside deep in a southern
Suspect Charged Under Prevention of Human Trafficking Act Faces More Charges
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, Sexual Exploitation, abuse )

Rose
- 27 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
DAY reports: Muhammad Khairulanwar Rohmat allegedly recruited two girls âEUR" aged 15 and 16 âEUR" for the purpose of sexual exploitation. He also faces charges for procuring customers who paid him for sexual services by minors.
End Financial Spite Against Garment Workers
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, petition to sign, ethics, Workers' rights )

Rose
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea Goal: Stop the pocketing of the wages of exploited North Korean garment workers. Garment workers in North Korea are having their wages withheld illegally by the countryâEUR(TM)s
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 36 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 42 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
In Bangladesh, Gender Equality Comes on the Airwaves
World  (tags: world, asia, humanrights, Bangladesh, gender, Gender Equality )

Naoko
- 46 days ago - ipsnews.net
âEURoeMost of our audience are poor and they either donâEUR(TM)t have access to television or cannot read newspapers. So FM radio, available even on the cheapest mobile phone, has been very popular."
As Trinity Site Opens to Public, Vast Gap Persists in Japan-U.S. Views of Atomic Bombings
World  (tags: war, asia, death, Trinity Site, Hiroshima, atomic bombs, WW11 )

Naoko
- 49 days ago - mainichi.jp
The Trinity Site, located in the U.S. state of New Mexico -- where the world's first-ever test of a nuclear bomb took place in 1945 -- was opened to the public on April 4. Visitors' unquestioning belief in justification for the bombs' use clearly revealed
Indonesia Has Turned West Papua Into a Land of Suffering, Oppression, Bloodshed, Rape, Torture and Murder - Please Sign
World  (tags: West Papua, Indonesia, abuse, murder, Islam, Muslims, HumanRights, freedoms, asia, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, society, terrorism, world )

Penny
- 77 days ago - causes.com
Indonesia has turned West Papua from a land of peace into a land of suffering, oppression, bloodshed, rape, torture and murder. WE MUST HELP End the Indonesian occupation of West Papua !
 

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