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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
- 103 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.
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
- 363 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.
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
- 341 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
Tell Congress: Pass the Burma Act of 2017
World  (tags: human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 84 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 - 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
- 94 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.
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
- 162 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
Petition - Allow Catalonia to Have Independence Vote
World  (tags: independence, voting rights, Human Rights, government, referendum, politics, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 150 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.
China: Release Human Rights Lawyer âEUR" Amnesty International Australia
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', human rights, freedom of speech )

Nita
- 31 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has been missing since August 2017. His family hasn't been told where he is or the state of his health. He is at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
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
- 132 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 - 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
- 86 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 - 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
- 95 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.
Petition-Stand With Susiya and Khan Al Ahmar - Action Network
World  (tags: human rights, conflict, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, middle-east )

Nita
- 36 days ago - actionnetwork.org
So far, President Trump and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel have avoided public expressions of concern to keep Palestinian villages standing, and the Israeli Gov't is pushing hard for demolitions.
Brazil âEUR" Stop Dangerous Laws! - Survival International
World  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 33 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The future of Brazilian tribes hangs in the balance, as politicians debate plans to weaken indigenous land protection.
Tell the UN to Recognize That Progress Can Kill - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 33 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Forcing "development" or "progress" on tribal people does not make them happier or healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The most important factor by far for tribal peoples' well-being is whether their land rights are respected.
McCollum Introduces Legislation to Promote Human Rights for Palestinian Children
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, civil rights, Palestine, Israel, bills )

Freya
- 14 days ago - mccollum.house.gov
Congresswoman Betty McCollum introduced the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391 to prevent US tax dollars from supporting the Israeli militaryâEUR(TM)s detention and mistreatment of children.
 

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