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TAKE ACTION! Don't Favor Rapists Over Their Victims
World  (tags: Human Rights, women's rights, rape victims )

Dimitris
- 49 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
- 51 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
- 65 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
- 75 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
- 75 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
- 76 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
- 77 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
- 94 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
- 97 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
- 107 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".
PLEASE SIGN: Change a Brutal Statistic About Women and Girls
World  (tags: women's rights, world, violence against women, human rights )

Beverly
- 149 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Demand that your Members of Congress commit to ending violence against women and girls across the globe by cosponsoring I-VAWA today.
Standing On Sacred Ground
World  (tags: Indigenous, environment, film series, sacred lands, cultural survival, human rights, environmental rights, Standing on Sacred Ground )

Dandelion
- 155 days ago - standingonsacredground.org
Around the world, indigenous people stand up for their traditional sacred lands in defense of cultural survival, human rights and the environment. They have never forgotten what it is to be good stewards of the Earth and how to protect her for all life.
'Slaves Worked to Death' Building Qatar's World Cup Paradise - Report   video
World  (tags: Qatar, slaves, World Cup, Deaths, human rights )

Beth
- 181 days ago - youtube.com
One construction worker a day dies as Qatar seeks to build facilities for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. That's the finding of The Guardian newspaper, which characterizes the conditions facing migrant workers in the country as "slave labor."
Sri Lanka: No Commonwealth Seal of Approval for Human Rights Abuses
World  (tags: Human Rights, world, crime, death )

Teresa
- 181 days ago - action.amnesty.org.uk
Please email Secretary of State, William Hague - our representative at the Commonwealth heads of government meeting on 15-17 November - calling for the UK Government to send a clear message that Sri Lanka's human rights abuses will not be given a Common
ONE TREE   video
World  (tags: One Tree, Evren, Gezi Park Protests, Turkey, Human Rights, Environmental Rights, movement, the people )

Dandelion
- 183 days ago - youtube.com
It all started with a tree and you can't cut it down. It started with a tree can you hear that sound; It's the people. It's a moment - That we all really need. Finally awake we've been living in a dream. And everybody knows that we got to break free.
 

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