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Saudi Authorities Must Put An End to Public Flogging of Blogger --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Raif Badawi, Human Rights, ethics, violence, torture, UN Convention Against Torture )

Lynn
- 51 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
On January 9, Saudi Arabian authorities publicly lashed Raif Badawi 50 times - the first flogging meted after Raif was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years imprisonment in May 2014.
Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments ACTION
World  (tags: American Indians, indigenous rights, government, water standards, agriculture, FDA, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 100 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
FDA has been repeatedly reminded of the obligation for tribal consultation not only by tribes themselves, but also by national organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and First Nations Development Institute.
Why Isn't A Possible Lynching in NC National News? ACTION
World  (tags: Lennon Lacy, North Carolina, lynching?, crime, society, children, family, human rights, federal investigation needed )

Nancy
- 100 days ago - dailykos.com
On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina (population 1,750). Lennon Lacy was African American.
Stand With Farmers Protecting Their Land From Mining! ACTION
World  (tags: Máxima Acuña Chaupe, human rights, abuse, harrassmant, Peru, Newmount Mining )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Máxima and her family are still subject to harassment. Just last week, police officers and private security forces backed by Newmont's Peruvian subsidiary invaded her home and destroyed parts of her house.
Stop Mass Executions in Egypt! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Morsi supporters, Egypt, death penalty, corruption, Judiciary, law )

Nancy
- 247 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.
Woman Hanged In Iran Sent Family Chilling Message
World  (tags: Reyhaneh Jabbari, human rights, abuse, hanging in Iran, death, world, violence, family )

Nancy
- 125 days ago - msn.com
An Iranian woman who was executed on Saturday despite international pleas for clemency left her family a heartbreaking message several months before her death.
Human Rights Activist Detained, Bahrain
World  (tags: Human Rights, petition, Bahrain )

Teresa
- 173 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
- 329 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...
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
- 141 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...
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
- 164 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.
Stand With Nigeria: Stop Water Privatization! ACTION
World  (tags: water privatization, human rights, Nigeria, freedoms, world, government )

Nancy
- 120 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Time and again -- in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, and other countries around the world -- we've seen water privatization projects fail. Now, we need to stop water privatization in Lagos, Nigeria -- the largest city in Africa.
Ask Your Government to Speak Up for Tibet ACTION
World  (tags: Tibet, China, human rights, world, conflict, freedoms )

Nancy
- 270 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
- 179 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.
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 168 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.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 137 days ago - forcechange.com
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
 

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