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Free Shawo Tashi and 10 Artists ACTION
World  (tags: Shawo Tashi, imprisoned musician, Tibet, human rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - freetibet.org
Shawo Tashi is a popular musician from the town of Dowa in Rebkong County, North-eastern Tibet. In November 2012 he was arrested and secretly sentenced to five years in prison.
Action Aid Appeal: Gaza: End the Blockade - PETITION, Please Sign
World  (tags: palestine, Gaza, blockade, Human Rights, Julie Bishop, Australia, Foreign Minister, petition )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - actionaid.org
Call on the Australian Government to press Israel to end the eight year blockade. The people of Gaza continue to take shelter in homes that were all but decimated six months ago. As a result, in the recent winter storms, children simply froze to death
Jewish Extremists Suspected of Torching Christian Church in Apparent Jerusalem Hate Crime
World  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, religion, radical Zionists, Israel, Jerusalem, Christians, Greek Orthodox Church, violence, violent settlers, middle-east, government, ethics, crime, society, corruption )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a Greek Orthodox seminary building in Jerusalem early Thursday, police said, 24 hours after a mosque was torched in the West Bank.
Rachel Liel Speaks at Democracy Conference ~ VIDEO ~ ENGLISH SUB TITLES   video
World  (tags: 'New Israel Fund' ~ NIF, Human Rights, Democracy, Israel, society, government, freedoms, news, politics, world, ethics, interesting, GoodNews, middle-east )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - youtu.be
'New Israel Fund' Israel Director Rachel Liel made a powerful speech at the Haaretz Democracy Conference. Watch it here.
Tell John Kerry to Call on El Salvador to Free #Las17 ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, El Salvadore, women's rights, abortion convictions, world )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Seventeen Salvadoran women, known as Las 17, have been wrongfully convicted of homicide after a miscarriage or pregnancy complicationâEUR"and 15 of them remain behind bars, serving up to 40 years.
Add Your Voice to Our Lobby Day Efforts for Tibet! ACTION US
World  (tags: voices for Tibet, corruption, Tibet, freedoms, ethics, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - action.savetibet.org
Tibetans inside Tibet need your voice to be heard in Washington! I invite you to join us in speaking out for Tibet as part of Tibet Lobby Day 2015.
Israel Turns Off Power to Hundreds of Thousands of Palestinians in the Dead of Winter
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, winter cold, tax revenue withheld, retaliation, ICC, ethics, government, society, Refugees&Relief, politics, crime, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians are cashed strapped this winter because Israel is withholding $240 million in tax revenue to the Palestinian Authority as punishment for joining the ICC.
Demonstration in Bil'in Honoring Slain US Citizens Faces Attacks and Arrests By Israeli Forces
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, IDF, Israel, Palestine, Americans, UK citizen, violence, ethics, corruption, freedoms, politics, middle-east, society, government, news, Kayla Mueller )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - palsolidarity.org
Member of the Bil'in popular committee Mohammed Khatib and a UK citizen and solidarity volunteer Michael "Mick" Bowman were both violently arrested. At the demonstration, Palestinian activists carried posters honoring Kayla Mueller and condemning ...
Rights Group: Palestinian Teen Imprisoned By Israeli Military Court to Deter Student Protest
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Israel, Palestine, crime, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics, government, corruption, ethics, interesting, society, culture, dishonesty, safety, women )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - electronicintifada.net
When KhattabâEUR(TM)s lawyer requested that his client be released on bail so she can continue her university studies, the military court judge claimed that the teen had committed a dangerous crime and that other Palestinians would not be deterred if she ...
Ten Year Old Palestinian Boy Attacked By Settlers and Abducted By Israeli Soldiers While Playing in the Snow in Hebron
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, violent settlers, crime, ethics, children, freedoms, news, terrorism, violence, government, humans, conflict, corruption )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - palsolidarity.org
Saleh's family lives very near the illegal Israeli settlement in Tel Rumeida, occupied by some of Palestine's most violent Zionist settlers. Israeli occupation forces and settlers have repeatedly targeted the Abu Shamsiya family.
Children Should Be Students, Not Soldiers
World  (tags: children, human rights, military, war, education, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
Another Tragedy of Israel's Immoral African Refugee Policy
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Israeli African refugee policy, world, government, ethics, freedoms, crime, death, politics, society, corruption, Refugees&Relief, news, humans )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel is the least moral country in the world when it comes to awarding asylum to those who deserve it, UN numbers show. The High Court of Justice must hurry up and close the Holot detention facility.
Free QatarâEUR(TM)s Modern Slaves --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Qatar, Human Rights, modern slavery, death, ethics, society, world, Avaaz, petition, 2022 FIFA World Cup )

Lynn
- 8 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Forced to work under the desertâEUR(TM)s scorching sun, denied food, drinking water, and barred from escaping home, thousands of men in Qatar are modern day slaves. And we can help free them.
Gazans Forced to Sell Their Belongings
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, survival, poverty, Israeli Blockade, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, government, politics, news, crime, humans, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - al-monitor.com
The harsh economic crisis that has been worsening in the Gaza Strip due to the Israeli blockade and the PA's financial deficit has forced Gazans to sell their belongings to avoid begging for money.
Why London's SOAS Should Vote to Sever Links With Israeli Universities ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, London, students, education, academia, SOAS, BDS, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, freedoms, ethics, politics, society, government, europe, middle-east, interesting )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - electronicintifada.net
For weeks we have been campaigning for a yes vote, organizing events, distributing flyers and posters to raise awareness about the complicity of Israeli academic institutions in the ongoing oppression and human rights violations of the Palestinian people.
 

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