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A Tale of Two Arab Women Parliamentarians: One Israeli and One Palestinian
World  (tags: Knesset, PA, Hanin Zoabi, Najat Abu Bakr, Arab women parliamentarians, human rights, political rights )

Patricia
- 205 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
What do Hanin Zoabi and Najat Abu Bakr have in common? Both women are outspoken members of parliement - Zoabi in Israel and Abu Bakr in the Palestinian territories. But that is pretty much where the similarities end when it comes to their treatment.
Pakistan: Protect Women From "Honour" Killings ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: human rights, women's rights, violence, society, world, crime )

Beverly
- 208 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Join the campaign to end honour killings in Pakistan
5 of the Most Appalling Acts of Incitement From Israel This Week
World  (tags: Bigotry, extra-judicial killings, Human Rights, Israel, Racism, refugees, World )

Lynn
- 213 days ago - politicsplus.org
The worst cases of racism to emerge from Israel this week demonstrate how non-Jewish minority groups are maligned and demonized ...
Video Shows Execution of Palestinian in Jerusalem ~ VIOLENT VIDEO
World  (tags: world, violence, human rights, Israel, Palestine, society, freedoms, news, politics, government, death, ethics, conflict, middle-east )

Carrie
- 216 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The video shows a Border Police officer shooting at the man, who falls to the ground. Then several other heavily armed officers shoot dozens of bullets into the body of the man as he lies on the ground and as passersby hurry away from the scene.
Radio Reporter Murdered in the Philippines
World  (tags: human rights, Impunity Index, journalist murder, Elvis Ordaniza, world, crime )

Nancy
- 217 days ago - view.s4.exacttarget.com
"Elvis Ordaniza's murder is the most recent in a long chain of killings in the Philippines, making it one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist," said Bob Dietz, CPJ's Asia program coordinator. "Police must investigate the murder-
China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

Cal
- 230 days ago - globalpost.com
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
Israel Cuts Gas Supplies To The Gaza Strip In Midst Of Winter
World  (tags: Human Rights, middle-east, israel, palestine, Gaza, gas supplies, winter, cut, cruelty, calculated )

Evelyn
- 249 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Every year, the Israeli occupation cuts cooking gas supplies for Gaza residents during the most extreme cold waves, which tend to begin at the end of December. Meanwhile, they exploit gas off-shore in Palestinian waters ...
The Faces of Madaya, Kefraya and Foah
World  (tags: civil war, Human Rights, Madaya, relief supplies, seige, starvation, Syria, Terrorism, United Nations, World )

Lynn
- 254 days ago - politicsplus.org
Starvation is being used by all sides as a tool of war and is being investigated as a war crime by the United Nations.
SEC. KERRY: SANCTION SAUDI ARABIA!
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, human rights, sanctions, petitions )

Freya
- 260 days ago - codepink.org
We, the undersigned, call on United States Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately impose sanctions against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to their systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedoms.
Tell Canada to Cancel Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Canada, Saudi Arabia, human rights, deals, trade, arms, petitions )

Freya
- 262 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government is proceeding with a controversial $15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia even as it publicly condemns Riyadh for a mass execution of 47 people, including a dissident Shia Muslim cleric.
Avraham Burg: I'M An Israeli Leftist and I'M Not Afraid
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, Avraham Burg, extremists, right wing, settlers, human beings, Human Rights )

Evelyn
- 268 days ago - haaretz.com
"I believe human beings, I want peace and detest wars. I can't stand armies although I realize there is no choice, but being a policeman who protects bullies and settlers âEUR" forget it." "Despair is their lot - ours is hope. "
Christmas in Palestine   video
World  (tags: Christmas origins, Christmas, video, Palestine, Christmas in Palestine, human rights, children, end the occupation of Palestine, freedoms, news, middle-east, children )

Jess
- 273 days ago - youtu.be
We all know what Christmas is about and how it should be celebrated, but do you know how they celebrate it in the place where it all started?
#ExMuslimBecause Trend Stands Up To Extremists
World  (tags: human rights, standing up to Islam, ex-Muslims )

Patricia
- 277 days ago - investigativeproject.org
The result was a firestorm, through which tens of thousands of ex-Muslims across the world declared their apostasy, many gathering courage from the brave and often poignant words of others.
Concern for China Human Rights Lawyers
World  (tags: China, human rights, crackdown on human rights lawyers )

Rosie
- 283 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has the biggest population in the world and a constitutional commitment to free speech, press and assembly but is often the target for international criticism over human rights. This year sees a new concern in the crackdown on human rights lawyers.

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