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Disabled Woman, Daughter Held in Snake Pit
World  (tags: usa, humanrights, modern slavery, held in snake pit )

Rose
- 18 hours ago - 9news.com.au
An American man has been jailed for 30 years after holding a disabled woman and her five-year-old daughter captive in a snake-infested basement for two years.
Improve Medical Care for Rape Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, india, rape victims )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
rget: Indian Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan Goal: Improve post-sexual assault care standards and facilities A mentally challenged rape victim was recently made to wait naked in an Indian hospital for three
60 Muslims Sexually Attack Nuns in Bangladesh
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, humanrights, news, society, terrorism, violence, world, Islam, Muslims, hate )

Rahman
- 4 days ago - mattersindia.com
60 Muslims in Bangladesh broke into a convent and sexually assaulted a number of nuns, and the nuns were beaten and molested with 3 nuns suffering attempted rape. It is not the first time Muslims have attacked as they try to steal land.
Abolish Misguided Child Labor Bill
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, ACTION PLEASE, child labor )

Rose
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: Evo Morales, President of Bolivia Goal: Urge government to abolish child labor bill that threatens the mental development and physical health of its young citizens In developing countries, nearly one in four children ages five to 14 are
Does Haiti Need Tourism? Or Does It Need Justice?
World  (tags: Haiti, tourism, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 5 days ago - spiegel.de
Human rights attorney Mario Joseph and Tourism Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin are both trying to improve Haiti, but they are following radically different paths. The one wants justice, the other wants tourism.
Malnutrition Hits Syrians Hard as UN Authorises Cross-Border Access
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, syrian conflict, Syrian refugees, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ipsnews.net
Gaunt, haggard Syrian children begging and selling gum have become a fixture in streets of the Lebanese capital; having fled the ongoing conflict, they continue to be stalked by its effects.
17 Women Rescued From Human Traffickers
World  (tags: humanrights, women rescued from human trafficking )

Rose
- 8 days ago - thesundaily.my
The police have rescued 17 foreign women, believed to be victims of human trafficking, in an operation at an entertainment centre in Taman Melaka Raya here early today.
Demand Justice for Teen Victims of 'Viral' Sexual Assault
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, ACTION PLEASE, viral sexual assault )

Rose
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, Jr. Goal: Arrest rapists who posted videos and pictures of sexual assaults on social media An incredibly courageous girl has come forward about her alleged rape, which she didn't even know
Plea for 'International Protection' as Attack on Gaza Intensifies
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, UnitedNations, conflict, death, HumanRights )

Lynn
- 9 days ago - commondreams.org
...death toll has risen beyond 170 people, with more than 1,250 injured ...Al-Monitor continues to track and name the Palestinian victims of Israel's military assault, which they have named 'Operation Protective Edge.' So far, no Israeli lives have been lost.
Horror as Gaza Handicapped Care Facility Bombed
World  (tags: violence, palestine, israel, middle-east, humanrights, death, conflict )

Naoko
- 11 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Twenty-year-old Palestinian Sally Saqr lies in a hospital bed in Gaza's Shifa hospital with burns that have turned her cheeks an angry pink beneath her ventilation tube.
Israel's Gaza Genocide Redux
World  (tags: genocidewar crimes, siege-assault on Gaza 2014, KUala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunl, crimes against humanity-israel, US military aid, siege on West Bank-Gaza, children, news, Refugees&Relief, HumanRights, blog, usa, violence, war, world, humans )

Jess
- 12 days ago - 4thmedia.org
I delivered the following Oral Argument before the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal Commission for the Indictment of Israel for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity on November 21, 2012 during Israel's genocidal Operation Cast Lead II
Demand Justice for Women Forced Into Prostitution
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, justice for women who were forced into p )

Rose
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, and Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe Goal: Support the South Korean and Japanese women who were forced into prostitution during war
6 Jewish Nationalists Arrested in Jerusalem Revenge Killing of Arab Teen
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, war, israel, news )

Cal
- 17 days ago - jpost.com
Although details of the arrest remain unknown, Israeli official confirms the killing was likely nationalistically motivated.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Paraguay: The Avá Guaraní Have a Right to Their Land!
World  (tags: world, society, politics, indigenous rights, Refugees&Relief, violence, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 18 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The Avá Guaraní have been driven from their ancestral land twice in recent weeks by the juggernaut of intensive livestock farming and industrial soy cultivation. Please support the Y'apo community and call on the Paraguayan government to stop the deforest
Lebanon's Closed Doors for Palestinian Refugees
World  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, world, Syria, Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, news, government, interesting )

Cal
- 18 days ago - ipsnews.net
Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in Syria have been uprooted since the violent government crackdown on the uprising and the ensuing battles that ensnared their communities. For around 50,000 of them, Lebanon was their only safe route out but now i
 

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