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

Nancy
- 115 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
- 40 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
- 197 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
- 31 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.
Sri Lanka: No Commonwealth Seal of Approval for Human Rights Abuses
World  (tags: Human Rights, world, crime, death )

Teresa
- 361 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
Ask Your Government to Speak Up for Tibet ACTION
World  (tags: Tibet, China, human rights, world, conflict, freedoms )

Nancy
- 137 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)
Peru: MáXima Vs. the U.S. Mining Conglomerate ACTION
World  (tags: Yanacocha, corporate corruption, human rights, violence, money, crime )

Nancy
- 46 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.
Obama: Press Turkey to Stop Massacre of Syrian Kurds ACTION
World  (tags: violence, ISIS, Kurdish people, Kobane, Staffan de Mistura, human rights, world, conflict )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Press reports indicate that ISIS fighters have captured half of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane, near the Syrian border with Turkey. UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has warned that 12,000 or so civilians still in or near Kobane, including 700...
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 35 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.
Standing On Sacred Ground
World  (tags: Indigenous, environment, film series, sacred lands, cultural survival, human rights, environmental rights, Standing on Sacred Ground )

Dandelion
- 335 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.
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
- 101 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?
ONE TREE   video
World  (tags: One Tree, Evren, Gezi Park Protests, Turkey, Human Rights, Environmental Rights, movement, the people )

Dandelion
- 363 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.
Dole: Stand Up for Human Rights
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, injustice )

Teresa
- 51 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
- 32 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
'Slaves Worked to Death' Building Qatar's World Cup Paradise - Report   video
World  (tags: Qatar, slaves, World Cup, Deaths, human rights )

Beth
- 361 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."
 

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