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"Boycott Israel" Rap Video Exposes Hypocrisy of BDS Movement
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jew, Judaism, anti-semitism, antisemitism, boycott, human rights, middle east, conflict, ethics )

Moses
- 567 days ago - timesofisrael.com
The Boycott, Divestment & Sanction (BDS) movement is a vile combination of leftists and Islamists joined together by hatred of Israel who hide behind false and exaggerated claims regarding the "occupation," when the real goal is the destruction of Israel
TELL TARGET: DON'T SUPPORT SLAVERY IN UZBEKISTAN
World  (tags: Human Rights, slavery, Uzbekistan )

Teresa
- 572 days ago - e-activist.com
Tell Target to sign the Daewoo Protocol, a serious step toward fighting modern slavery in Uzbekistan.
PETITION - Sign Now to Call for Equal Marriage Laws Across Australia - Abbott: "I Will Do Everything I Can to Stop GLBT Marriage
World  (tags: Australia, LGBT marriage, Obstructionist, Rabid Catholic PM, Human Rights, Freedoms, Ethics? )

David
- 572 days ago - allout.org
TO PRIME MINISTER ABBOTT AND AUSTRALIAN POLITICIANS: Please support laws that will give ALL Australians the freedom to marry. Support full marriage equality at federal, state, and territory level. Don't try to stop it with new laws or legal challenges.
Tell EU Member States: Save Greek "Undesirables" From Internment Camps! --- TAKE ACTION
World  (tags: Greece, European Union, Human Rights, internment camps, migrants, LGBT )

Lynn
- 574 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
- 586 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
- 592 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
- 594 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
- 600 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
- 600 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
- 601 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
- 601 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
- 604 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
- 608 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
- 608 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
- 609 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

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