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Tell Congress: Pass the Burma Act of 2017
World  (tags: human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Since late August, the Burmese military has been executing a systematic ethnic cleansing campaign, using brutality, rape and murder, against the Rohingya people. Over 604,000 refugees have poured into neighboring Bangladesh to flee the violence.
Petition - Sign If You Agree: Until Leonard Peltier Is Free, None of Us Are Free
World  (tags: Leonard Peltier, imprisonment, life sentences, major health problems, suffering, release him, progressive activism, Ethical Treatment, Human Rights, health care, conflicts )

Kalliope
- 9 days ago - dailykos.com
Leonard Peltier is serving two consecutive life sentences after being convicted of murdering (standing your ground while not white) FBI agents during a shootout in 1975. After 38 years in federal prison he is, not at all surprisingly, suffering from...
Petition - Don't Sentence Award-Winning Reporter to Death By Deporting Him
World  (tags: reporter, awarded, Investigative Journalism, death sentence, asylum, dangerous conditions, deportation, risks, safety, conflicts, Human Rights, Ethical Treatment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech )

Kalliope
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Don't send award-winning reporter back to deadly danger in his home country. An award-winning reporter whose life is threatened in Mexico due to his investigative reporting may soon be sent back to his home country and into danger.
Petition - Stop Forced Evictions in Nigerian City
World  (tags: nigeria, forced evictions, fancy buildings, needs of the people, alternative housing, social priorities, People Before Profits, Human Rights, interest subvention, conflicts, prevention, protection )

Kalliope
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop violent evictions and destruction of homes in Lagos, Nigeria. Thousands of people in the city of Lagos, Nigeria are losing their homes and even their lives as their government hurries to make room for fancy hotels, condos, and office blocks.
Tell the Nobel Committee: Pressure Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to Stop Genocide
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, genocide, human rights, crimes against humanity, hypocrisy, petitions )

Freya
- 27 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Even as you read this, Burmese government soldiers are perpetrating a genocide on the Rohingya - a Muslim minority in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, also known as Burma - including horrors sickening even to imagine.
Petition - Stop the Murder of Journalists
World  (tags: india, journalism, murderer, investigations, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, harassment, discrimination, dishonesty, safety concern, security, Human Rights )

Kalliope
- 55 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect journalists from harassment and death in India. Two journalists were murdered in a single month in India, forcing others in the field to question their safety and security.
Petition - Allow Catalonia to Have Independence Vote
World  (tags: independence, voting rights, Human Rights, government, referendum, politics, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 73 days ago - forcechange.com
Allow citizens of Spain's Catalan region to use their voices and vote in referendum. Catalonia, a region in Spain, is being forbidden from having a vote for independence by the government of Spain itself.
Haaretz: Israeli Party Approves Annexation Plan to Coerce Palestinian Departure
World  (tags: injustice, disrespect of human rights, israel, extreme-right, policies, strategy, plan, planning, Palestine, cleansing, annexation, Human Rights, discrimination, racism )

Evelyn
- 85 days ago - haaretz.com
With a stamp of Netanyahu approval, right-wing party conference discusses their plan to annex the Palestinian territories and offer a surrender-or-transfer ultimatum
Simone Veil: 'the Best of What France Can Achieve' (Listen to Her Story)
World  (tags: France, Europe, RIP, Simone Veil, integrity, women's rights, human rights, activist, politician, Minister, EU President, abortion law, dignity, inspiring, Auschwitz, Belsen )

Evelyn
- 156 days ago - pri.org
A Holocaust survivor who became French Cabinet Minister & President of the European Parliament. She was consistently voted one of France's most trusted public figures. "May her example inspire our fellow citizens, as the best of what France can achieve."
PETITION: UN - Either Endorse the UN-ESCWA Report on Israeli Apartheid or Disprove It
World  (tags: United Nations, UN Economic and Social Commission for We, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres, Rima Khalaf, report, Human Rights, Israel, Palestin, Palestinians, Israeli policies, theocracy, apartheid )

Evelyn
- 264 days ago - change.org
We urge the UN to either endorse this report as a factual document written by one of its own committees or distancing from it, to give specific factual evidence as to where this report is FACTUALLY WRONG and clarify these errors or inaccuracies
Haaretz - Opinion: A Shadowy Edict of Israeli Occupation
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, “Regulation Law”, land-theft law, Military Edict No. 1933, superior nation, indigenous natives, settlers, extremists, outposts, occupiers, squatters, military, IDF, ripples of terror )

Evelyn
- 286 days ago - haaretz.com
A corollary of Military Edict #1933 is that army commanders obey settlers' instructions to prevent Palestinians from reaching their lands. Every settler embodies the wishes of the Creator to rid the land of its indigenous natives - to be obeyed.
Tell President Trump: We Cannot Slam the Door on Refugees
World  (tags: refugees, human rights, Trump regime, discrimination, bigotry, prejudice, paranoia )

Freya
- 316 days ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
President Trump just signed an Executive Order that eviscerates our refugee resettlement program, leaving thousands of vulnerable people in limbo, blatantly discriminating against Muslims, and slamming the door on Syrian refugees entirely.
Syrian Army Recaptures Masaken Hanano in Aleppo
World  (tags: Aleppo, Syrian forces, Masaken Hanano, allied fighters, conflict, human rights )

Nancy
- 377 days ago - vietnambreakingnews.com
Observers say capturing the Hanano area will expose the Sakhour neighborhood to the Syrian army, enabling it to isolate the northern part of the rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo from the southern one.
Petition to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the UN High Commission for Human Rights
World  (tags: Human Rights )

Angelica
- 390 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The population of Beni and Lubero territories, North-Kivu Province, in the East of DRC, is currently the target of a wave of horrible massacres. The opening of an independent international inquiry is required.
Converge on the U.S. Mexico Border From October 7-10, 2016
World  (tags: Mexico, USA, border, Nagales, Arizona, Sonora, Mexico, converge, Fort Benning, Georgia, human rights, SOA Watch )

Dandelion
- 446 days ago - journeysendsanctuary.org
After holding an annual vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, the human rights group SOA Watch is moving its convergence to become bi-national at the U.S./Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona/ Sonora Mexico.
 

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