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Tell EU Member States: Save Greek "Undesirables" From Internment Camps! --- TAKE ACTION
World  (tags: Greece, European Union, Human Rights, internment camps, migrants, LGBT )

Lynn
- 1150 days ago - act.watchdog.net
First migrants and recent immigrants were rounded up from Greece's streets and forced into internment camps.Then they threw the drug users in. Next came the sex workers, forcibly HIV tested, publicly humiliated, and imprisoned.
Tell the IOC They're Wrong on Russia! - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: IOC, Russia, gay rights, human rights, athletesethics, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1162 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) just announced it was "satisfied" that Russia's heinous anti-LGBT propaganda law doesn't violate the anti-discrimination guarantees of the Olympic charter. It's wrong. The IOC's error in judgment is a gross insult
Peacemakers - The 13 Grandmothers   video
World  (tags: 13 Grandmothers, Peacemakers, International Peace Day, human rights, environmental rights )

Dandelion
- 1168 days ago - youtube.com
The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers is an international alliance of indigenous female elders that focuses on issues such as the environment, internationalism, and human rights. Sharing for International Peace Day.
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ethics, Afghanistan )

Teresa
- 1170 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Banning attackers' family members from being witnesses will help abusers go free and send the message that torturing women and children is allowed by law. We urge you to vote "no" to this awful new bill today.
Exclusive: U.N. Report Will Point to Assad Regime in Massive Chemical Attack
World  (tags: U.N. inspectors, Syria, violence, ethics, death, crime, human rights, middle-east, war, politics, freedoms, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 1176 days ago - thecable.foreignpolicy.com
U.N. inspectors have collected a "wealth" of evidence on the use of nerve agents that points to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad using chemical weapons against his own people, according to a senior Western official.
How Does a Country Develop a 60 Percent Rape Rate?
World  (tags: Papua New Guinea, rape, men, women, human rights, violence, society, news, crime, asia )

Carrie
- 1176 days ago - blog.foreignpolicy.com
The shocking findings of a study on sexual assault in Asia, published Tuesday in the Lancet Global Health journal, have been generating a lot of buzz, particularly the figures on Papua New Guinea, where 59 percent -- yes, more than a majority -- of men...
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Muslims, Islam, Human Rights, Freedoms, girl, girls, women, marriage, paedophilia, pedophilia, middle-east, society, violence )

Gillian
- 1177 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Sold into marriage at age 12, Sahar Gul was chained in the basement, starved, burned and beaten by her in-laws, had her fingernails torn out when she refused to become a prostitute, and was finally admitted to a hospital so broken she was unable to wal
Christian Schools Shreds $20,000 in Literature Over 'Satanic' Peace Sign
World  (tags: Netherlands, human rights, religion, peace sign, education, freedoms, society, interesting, news, humans, children )

Carrie
- 1177 days ago - rawstory.com
A Christian school in the Netherlands said it sent about $20,000 worth of student-created literature to the shredder after officials did research on Google and determined that a peace sign was a symbol used by Satanists.
Help Free An Indonesian Girl, Trafficked and Is Awaiting Death Sentence From Malaysian Government - PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Indonesian, Women, Human Trafficking, Abuse, Women, Asia, Crime, Death Sentence, Human Rights )

Monica
- 1180 days ago - change.org
An Indonesian girl is awaiting death sentence from Malaysian Government for killing her employer, which she did accidentally in self-defense. She was trafficked to Malaysia and was sold to an elderly employer who tortured and abused her.
A Dark Future for Syria's Children
World  (tags: world, Syria, children, education, human rights, refugees, conflict, violence, society, middle-east, war )

Carrie
- 1184 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Despite heroic efforts by parents and teachers, there's little education for millions of children amid the chaos and bloodshed.Parents and local aid groups try to provide some form of education for the children, despite the violence and chaos, in order...
Former Syrian Soldier Describes Life in the Army at the Start of War
World  (tags: Syria, violence, Assad's army, ethics, death, crime, human rights, middle-east, war, politics, freedoms, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 1184 days ago - thedailybeast.com
A Syrian soldier who was ordered to shoot civilian protesters and imprisoned for refusing to do so speaks with Andrew Slater about life in the Army and the crimes of the Assad regime.
Syria and the Allure of Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: Syria, violence, chemical weapons, ethics, death, crime, human rights, middle-east, war, politics, freedoms, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 1185 days ago - popularmechanics.com
Chemical weapons are reviled around the world. Even Adolph Hitler would not use them on the battlefield in World War II. So why would anyone resort to using them in Syria, especially in urban areas, knowing the world's attention was fixed on the fighting
Doctor: Napalm-Like Attack on Syrian Schoolkids Was 'Apocalyptic' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Syria, Assad, atrocities, violence, ethics, death, crime, human rights, middle-east, war, politics, freedoms, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 1189 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
Children in the Syrian province of Aleppo earlier this week suffered napalm-like burns after an incendiary agent was dropped on their school by what rebels say was a government jet. At least 10 people were killed, and dozens more were injured.
Kim Jong-Un's Ex-Girlfriend 'Shot By Firing Squad'
World  (tags: North Korea, Kim Jong-Un, human rights, violence, death, crime, freedoms, world, society, government, humans, ethics )

Carrie
- 1191 days ago - english.chosun.com
Kim Jong-un's ex-girlfriend was among a dozen well-known North Korean performers who were executed by firing squad on Aug. 20, reports said Wednesday. Singer Hyon Song-wol as well as Mun Kyong-jin, head of the Unhasu Orchestra, were arrested on Aug. 17...
Saudi Arabia Adopts First Law to Criminalize Domestic Violence
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, domestic violence, law, women, children, good news, society, culture, human rights, government, crime, news )

Carrie
- 1191 days ago - rawstory.com
The law, approved by the cabinet on Monday, is aimed at protecting people from "all forms of abuse" and offering them shelter as well as "social, psychological, and medical aid," according to its text.

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