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Stand With Nigeria: Stop Water Privatization! ACTION
World  (tags: water privatization, human rights, Nigeria, freedoms, world, government )

Nancy
- 25 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.
Canada Accused of Failing to Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses
World  (tags: human rights, indigenous righrts, world, Canada, government, abuse, abuses )

Cal
- 26 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Canadian government is failing either to investigate or to hold the country's massive extractives sector accountable for rights abuses committed in Latin American countries, according to petitioners who testified here Tuesday before an international t
Woman Hanged In Iran Sent Family Chilling Message
World  (tags: Reyhaneh Jabbari, human rights, abuse, hanging in Iran, death, world, violence, family )

Nancy
- 31 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.
Thousands Attend Funeral for Palestinian-American Child Killed By Israeli Army
World  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, violence, death, crime, ethics, news, children, freedoms, middle-east )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Thousands gathered in the West Bank town of Silwad outside of Ramallah to bury Orwah Hammad, a 14-year old Palestinian-American from Louisiana who was killed by the Israeli army on Friday evening.
Seal the End of Confucius Institiute in China ACTION
World  (tags: Tibet, free Tibet, Students For a Free Tibet, human rights, China, Confucius Institute )

Nancy
- 31 days ago - secure3.convio.net
After months of campaigning, Trustees at the School Board on October 1st decided to vote on terminating the Confucius Institute entirely. Now, just days before the scheduled vote on October 29, the Chinese government has reportedly sent a letter to the...
Democracy Now: Noam Chomsky at United Nations: It Would Be Nice If the United States Lived Up to International Law
World  (tags: UN, Noam Chomsky, principles, tactics, US Law, International Law, BDS, BD tactics, principles, civil rights, human rights, activism )

Evelyn
- 35 days ago - democracynow.org
"One important action that the United States could take is to live up to its own laws. Of course it would be nice if it lived up to international law, but maybe that's too much to ask,"
BBC Backs Report That Omitted Killings of Palestinians During Gaza Truce
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human rights, BBC, violence, ethics, dishonesty, media, news, middle-east, government, politics, war, world, conflict )

CarrieSIC
- 35 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The BBC's obliviousness to the reality of Israeli aggression against Gaza has been staggeringly highlighted in a BBC Trust ruling issued at the beginning of October that endorses a report that completely ignored Israeli violence against Palestinians,...
This Might Be The Worst Job At An Ebola Clinic
World  (tags: Liberia, Doctors Without Borders, health, ebola, treatment, prevention, children, family, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 37 days ago - msn.com
"This wasn't a job that we planned for anyone to do, but somebody had to do it," he wrote in a post on the Doctors Without Borders website.
Europe Wearies of Netanyahu's Diversions
World  (tags: Europe, Palestine, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, illegal settlement expansion, middle-east, news, violence, world, politics, government, ethics, freedoms, conflict, society )

CarrieSIC
- 38 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Stephens's piece is a full-on attack on Netanyahu for his latest settlement expansion, which guaranteed the passage of the British Parliament's Palestinian state recognition, a monument of bipartisanship in the House of Commons.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

CarrieSIC
- 39 days ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Recognition's Diplomatic Leverage Could Strengthen Palestinian Rights
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, Recognition of the Palestinian state, UK, Europe, Sweden, US, UN, ICC, Civil Liberties )

Evelyn
- 40 days ago - nytimes.com
European recognition of a Palestinian state could well pressure Israel to behave in accordance with international law. But whatever the ultimate outcome, one state or two, you can't go wrong with rights.
Demand The Release Of Chinese Anti-Corruption Activist Liu Ping - The Petition Site
World  (tags: Transparency, activist appeal, Human Rights )

Slava
- 42 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Liu Ping, mother and Chinese anti-corruption activist has been sentenced to 6 & a half yrs in prison for organising a demonstration aimed at promoting greater government transparency. Liu has refused to give up advocating for human rights despite abuse
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
- 43 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.
Mass Irish Protest: Water Is A Human Right
World  (tags: Water, Human Rights, Ireland, Mass Protests, Popular Resistance, Gov't Water Charges, Metering, Unjust Tax )

Brian
- 44 days ago - popularresistance.org
"While the Garda press office could not give a figure for the numbers in attendance, one garda observing the march estimated they could be as high as 100,000."
British Parliament to Vote on Recognition of Palestinian State on Monday
World  (tags: UK, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, Palestinian State, Human Rights, freedoms, world, politics, government, ethics, conflict, war, violence, news, middle-east )

CarrieSIC
- 45 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The UK broached the idea of acknowledging a Palestinian state by vote after Israel declared its largest settlement expansion yet at the close of summer.Just as the war between Israel and Gaza was cooling, Israeli officials announced tenders for settlement

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