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TAKE ACTION: Mexico: Stop Attacks on Freedom of Expression!
World  (tags: Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, journalists )

Dogan
- 11 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We demand a full and independent investigation into the murders of the journalist Rubén Espinosa, human rights activist Nadia Vera, and three other women in Mexico City.
ACTION PLEASE: Decriminilized Abortion in Ireland
World  (tags: Human Rights, rape victims, abortion rights )

Dimitris
- 15 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
After the Paraguayan 11 year old, that gave birth to a girl, it is time to change one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most restrictive abortion laws. Please, support as much as you can. Thank you
Help Narges Return to Her Children
World  (tags: iran, petition to sign, Human Rights )

Teresa
- 17 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Narges Mohammadi is a human rights activist who has been a vocal advocate against the death penalty in Iran. SheâEUR(TM)s a prisoner of conscience, held solely for peacefully exercising her right to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly.
Prosecute Priest for Alleged Illegal Adoption Scam ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: crime, human rights, children, religion )

Beverly
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
Hundreds of thousands of babies were taken from their parents during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet in the 1970s and 1980s.
International Day of the World's Indigenous People
World  (tags: Indigenous People, Human Rights )

Ben
- 22 days ago - timeanddate.com
The United NationsâEUR(TM) (UN) International Day of the World's Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the worldâEUR(TM)s indigenous peoples...
Israel Is Destroying Itself With Its Settlement Policy - A Debate   video
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, settlements, East Jerusalem, West Bank, two state solution, one state solution, Human Rights, politics )

Evelyn
- 22 days ago - youtu.be
For those who love Israel and wish to preserve a democratic Jewish homeland the settlements must stop. Defenders of the settlements see things very differently. The two-state solution has long been a dead letter: why stop building settlements?
Fourth Blogger Murdered in Six Months
World  (tags: Human Rights, Bangladesh, religious extremists, violence, crime, death, murder, secular blogger, journalists, news )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - nationofchange.org
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), seventeen journalists, including Das, Babu, and Roy have been murdered in Bangladesh since 1992. Most of these cases remain unsolved.
The Silent Transfer of Palestinians From Jerusalem
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, politics, cleansing, Jerusalem, Palestinians, human rights )

Evelyn
- 22 days ago - 972mag.com
It is no accident that eight Palestinian neighborhoods of Jerusalem wound up beyond the separation barrier. Since annexing Jerusalem in 1967, Israel has manipulated migratory trends toward an unstated goal: absorbing the land without the people.
Cecil the Lion and Robert Mugabe
World  (tags: Human Rights, Animal Rights, Zimbadwe, Robert Mugabe, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, death, society, humans, news, interesting, violence )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - newyorker.com
Four months before a Minnesota dentist killed Cecil the lion, Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a feast of wildlife. The menu included dishes of young elephant, killed especially for a party with twenty thousand of Mugabe's supporters.
Israeli Leaders Lit the Match That Burned Baby Ali Dawabsha
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, murder, world, Israeli Leaders, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, crime, government, violence, society, freedoms, news, politics, middle-east, terrorism, death, crime )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - raniakhalek.com
The savage burning alive of 18-month-old Palestinian baby Ali Dawabsha in the occupied West Bank village of Duma has elicited energetic condemnations from Israeli leaders.
'This Is Our Israel, This Is for the Jews. No Palestinian Should Come to Israel': A Palestinian-American's Story of Being Detain
World  (tags: Human Rights, US citizen, theologian, Christian, Palestinian, Israel, discrimination, racial profiling )

Evelyn
- 29 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The trip was intended to be a religious pilgrimage with Father Bernard Poggi as well as a long overdue visit.They took something that was suppose to be a a reconnection with my homeland and old friends, and made it a nightmare from hell.
A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery ~ PETITION ATTACHED ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, modern slavery, slave labor, Thailand, news, government, ethics, crime, politics, world )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - takepart.com
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave labor ~ but it doesn't receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery
World  (tags: ethics, Human Rights, modern slavery )

Teresa
- 33 days ago - takepart.com
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave laborâEUR"but it doesnâEUR(TM)t receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
Huffington Post Chief Vows to Protect Contributors to New Arabic Offshoot
World  (tags: HuffPost Arabi, Arianna Huffington, human rights, freedoms, ethics, politics, government, middle-east, news, society, media )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - theguardian.com
Speaking on Monday following the launch of HuffPost Arabi, Huffington said the organisation would offer help, including legal funding and extensive coverage across Huffington Post, for anyone persecuted for opinions published on the site.
Rabbis for Human Rights: Rabbis Join Hundreds Protesting in Solidarity With Susya!
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Susiya, Susya, Rabbis for Human Rights, B’Tselem, Combatants for Peace, Ta’ayush, Human Rights, #savesusiya )

Evelyn
- 34 days ago - rhr.org.il
Nine buses full of Israelis, internationals, and activists arrived in the small Palestinian village of Susya in order to show support to the village currently under immediate threat of demolition. A number of rabbis also joined the protest
 

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