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Call on the Hong Kong Government to Protect Domestic Workers From Bonded Labor
World  (tags: Hong Kong, slavery, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 11 days ago - walkfree.org
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat - tell anyone about what happened and your...
End Human Trafficking in Assam - Petition: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: Human Rights, human trafficking, Walk Free, poverty, tea plantations, Assam, TATA global beverages, Tetleys )

Evelyn
- 12 days ago - walkfree.org
Workers in Assam are trapped in a unique situation of terrible poverty making them vulnerable to the lure of human traffickers. Investigative reports indicate that people in Delhi have bought girls for as little as $65 USD. Others are taken abroad.
The Choices for Syria's Christians
World  (tags: Christians in Syria, human rights )

David
- 12 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
If Assad falls, how can Christians have any future in Syria when radical Sunni groups kill their fellow Muslim Shi'as & even moderate Sunni rebel soldiers as well? It appears the only safe place for a Christian in the Jewish state of Israel.
PETITION - Tell Angela Merkel to Grant Edward Snowden Asylum!
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms )

David
- 13 days ago - act.watchdog.net
If Merkel lets him stay on German soil, Snowden could have a life again -- which is the least we can do for the whistleblower who exposed the NSA.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Tapajos River People!
World  (tags: world, human rights, indigenous peoples, ecocide, mining interests, corporate greed, Corporate greed and corruption )

Cal
- 17 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell Brazil's federal government not to put the interests of the mining industry ahead of native Brazilians! New proposed dams will destroy ecosystems, species and indigenous people in their homelands.
TAKE ACTION! Don't Favor Rapists Over Their Victims
World  (tags: Human Rights, women's rights, rape victims )

Dimitris
- 43 days ago - forcechange.com
In Mozambique the article 223 of the Penal Code would constitute one of the most backward and nonsensical pieces of legislation of the twenty-first century. I implore you to ensure that it does not pass.
The Hilarious Way Russia's Official Propaganda Network Covers The Situation In Ukraine
World  (tags: Ukraine violence, Russia, propaganda, media, ethics, human rights, dishonesty, politics, interesting )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - businessinsider.com
Want a different perspective on the crisis in Ukraine? Check out RT.com, the state Russian broadcaster that's tasked with improving Russia's image abroad (AKA: propaganda).
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Spanish Government to Stand Up for Tibet
World  (tags: tibet, human rights, Dalai Lama, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, china, europe, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news )

Cal
- 59 days ago - standupfortibet.org
Urge Spain's Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, and other EU leaders to Stand Up for Tibet against China's pressure and retain the independence of judicial systems from political interference.
Woman Who Just Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted Racist Picture Of The Obamas
World  (tags: world, society, politics, human rights, racism, Sochi Winter Olympics, news, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 69 days ago - theguardian.com
Homophobia just wasn't enough ~ Irina Rodnina tweeted doctored photo of US leader with fruit - in country where black athletes are taunted with them regularly.
Russia Doesn't Want You to See These Shirtless, Muscley, Bearded Canadian Bobsledders
World  (tags: Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, human rights, freedoms, government, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 69 days ago - thewire.com
A gross human rights violation occurred in Russia on Thursday night: the government blocked Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripp's website -- a wondrous place where one could, if they wanted, find shirtless pictures of Canada's bearded, muscley bobsled team.
Russian Olympic Official Proud Of Doorknobs On Doors, Cameras In Showers
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, surveillance, ethics, human rights, freedoms, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 70 days ago - rawstory.com
Responding to complaints from the assembled international media about hotel room doors without doorknobs or locks, lack of heat, and dysfunctional toilets at the Sochi Olympics, a senior Russian official inadvertently revealed the existence of...
Pussy Riot Mocks Putin on Colbert: 'We Don't Want a Shirtless Man on a Horse Leading Us' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Stephen Colbert, Pussy Riot, Putin, Russia, human rights, media, politics, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 71 days ago - rawstory.com
Two members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot visited The Colbert Report on Tuesday to talk about their arrests and earlier protest actions. Stephen Colbert welcomed the pair to their first U.S. visit by asking if they'd eaten at an Olive Garden yet.
The Hindus of Islamic Bangladesh Fear for Their Future
World  (tags: Human rights, Bangladesh, Hindus attacked by Islamists )

Beth
- 88 days ago - mostintolerantreligion.com
Subhash Ghosh was away when dozens of activists from Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, descended on the home in which generations of his family have lived, smashing TVs and looting gold, Hindu shrine. Then they torched the property.
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
- 92 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!
'Cutting the Nose, Lips and Ears. Public Rape, Mass Rape': Brutality Against Afghan Women at Record Level
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Womens Rights, crime, government, ethics )

David
- 102 days ago - wikkorg.wordpress.com
Violent crimes against Afghani women reached an unprecedented level of brutality in 2013, an Afghan human rights watchdog has announced as the US-led coalition prepares to withdraw. --"Killing women in Afghanistan is an easy thing. There's no punishment".
 

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