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Stop Mass Executions in Egypt! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Morsi supporters, Egypt, death penalty, corruption, Judiciary, law )

Nancy
- 124 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Since January the Egyptian judiciary has recommended the death penalty for 1,247 men and upheld death sentences against 247 men. All are Morsi supporters.
Human Rights Activist Detained, Bahrain
World  (tags: Human Rights, petition, Bahrain )

Teresa
- 50 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja, a dual Danish and Bahraini national, was arrested on 30 August and detained as a result of her human rights work. Please write to the authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Maryam Al-Khawaja.
Call on the Hong Kong Government to Protect Domestic Workers From Bonded Labor
World  (tags: Hong Kong, slavery, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 206 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...
Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 40 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
Peru: MáXima Vs. the U.S. Mining Conglomerate ACTION
World  (tags: Yanacocha, corporate corruption, human rights, violence, money, crime )

Nancy
- 55 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
On the 5th of August, Acuña was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison on a charge of squatting and ordered to pay the equivalent of $2,000 in damages to Yanacocha. The court also ordered the eviction of her family with immediate effect.
Ask Your Government to Speak Up for Tibet ACTION
World  (tags: Tibet, China, human rights, world, conflict, freedoms )

Nancy
- 147 days ago - freetibet.org
Their courage and resilience deserves the support of the global community. China must not be allowed to believe that the world will turn a blind eye to its illegal occupation and shameless abuse of human rights. (change name of your country in letter)
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 45 days ago - forcechange.com
A social change needs to happen to stop the abduction and trafficking of these women, and the government must encourage this change. Urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to push for change so all Indian citizens will value both men and women equally.
The Fork in the Road: Which Way This World Population Day?
World  (tags: World Population Day, population growth, human rights, youth, reproductive rights, women's empowerment, sustainability )

Suzanne
- 110 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Population Day. There are over 7 billion people on the planet. It's easy, though, to get caught up in the numbers. Real solutions go beyond the numbers, and should remind us that we are dealing with real people. What's working?
Standing On Sacred Ground
World  (tags: Indigenous, environment, film series, sacred lands, cultural survival, human rights, environmental rights, Standing on Sacred Ground )

Dandelion
- 344 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.
Dole: Stand Up for Human Rights
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, injustice )

Teresa
- 60 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Dole: demand that Natural Foods Ltd and the president of the Thai Pineapple Industry Association drop the charges against human rights advocate Andy Hall.
South Sudan in Crisis ACTION
World  (tags: South Sudan, violence, world, human rights, famine, foreign aid workers dispelled )

Nancy
- 41 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
TAKE ACTON NOW! Amnesty for My Father Kenneth Bae, a U.S. Citizen Imprisoned in a North Korean Special Labor Camp
World  (tags: world, human rights, plictics, world, World news )

Cal
- 53 days ago - change.org
My father Kenneth Bae, an American citizen, is being imprisoned in a North Korea (DPRK) labor camp. Please sign my petition to free him now.
Government of Denmark and Faroese Law Enforcement Agency: Release the 14 Sea Shepherd Volunteers -PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Human rights, volunteers, Denmark, Whales, killings, government, violence, world )

Julie
- 59 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We are demanding the immediate release of ALL Sea Shepherd personnel as well as ALL Sea Shepherd physical and intellectual property to include the swift boats, cameras and video recording equipment, all photos and videos that are now in the hands of the
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

CarrieSIC
- 35 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
Nigeria Had Advance Warning of Schoolgirls' Kidnapping
World  (tags: Nigeria, Boko Haram, kidnapping, government, human rights, Nigerian Security Forces, ethics, news, violence, crime )

CarrieSIC
- 173 days ago - thedailybeast.com
At least four hours before hundreds of girls were snatched from a boarding school, Nigerian authorities were aware of Boko Haram's plans--and yet did nothing, says Amnesty International.
 

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