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TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 26 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
Israel Illegally Confiscates 2,000 Dunams (494.2 Acres) Of Palestinian Lands Near Hebron
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel Palestine, illegal settlements, crime, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, law, news, rights, society, middle-east, crime )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - imemc.org
Israeli soldiers invaded, Saturday, the Wad Ben Zeid valley area, northeast of Yatta town and south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, handing a number of residents military orders informing them of an illegal grab of 2000 Dunams (494.2 Acres)...
President Obama: Stop These Corporate Deserters PETITION!!
World  (tags: offshore accounts, obama, politics, law, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corporate, corruption, congress, society, safety, sadness, rights, interesting )

Robert
- 75 days ago - dontdesertamerica.com
More than a dozen corporations are plotting to change their addresses to tax haven countries to dodge paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. If they succeed, the rest of us will be stuck picking up the tab.
4 Absurdly Harmless Acts Now Criminalized By Thailand's Military Rulers
World  (tags: Thailand, resistance, junta, law, absurb law, violence, society, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics, government )

Cal
- 116 days ago - globalpost.com
In junta-run Bangkok, even sandwiches can be interpreted as threats to the state.
Stop Mass Executions in Egypt! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Morsi supporters, Egypt, death penalty, corruption, Judiciary, law )

Nancy
- 117 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Since January the Egyptian judiciary has recommended the death penalty for 1,247 men and upheld death sentences against 247 men. All are Morsi supporters.
Weird World: ROAMING HIPPOPOTAMUS IN MONTENEGRO (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Montenegro, hippopotamus Nikica, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, law, protection, sadness, wildanimals, wildlife, freedoms, world )

Desanka
- 158 days ago - nezavisne.com
Nikica, the only hippopotamus in Montenegro, enjoys taste of freedom after floods in the village Berislavci. The owner of a private zoo released 12-year-old hippo from her cage because she was in danger. Nikica also escaped last year during the flooding.
Four Rare Animal Species That Could Be Saved If China Stops Eating Them
World  (tags: animals, endangered species, China, food, diet, law, government, world, humans, news )

Carrie
- 179 days ago - qz.com
China's top legislature is considering a law that makes dining on endangered animals a crime punishable with prison. An important move given that the country is home to about a tenth of the world's vertebrate species, which includes some 420 endangered...
Iraq: Don't Legalise Forced Child Marriage - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Iraq, forced child marriage, law, humanrights, society, children, sexual slavery )

Angelika
- 193 days ago - walkfree.org
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote on legalising forced child marriage. We must act urgently -- tell them to vote "no" to the Jaafari Personal Status Law now.
Vietnam Is Sentencing Corrupt Bankers to Death, By Firing Squad
World  (tags: world, death, crime, society, politics, law, Vietnam, corrup bankers, economy )

Cal
- 201 days ago - globalpost.com
Others just get life behind bars.
HELP STOP UGANDA'S ANTI-GAY LAW - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Uganda, Anti -homosexuality-bill, law, LGBT, discrimination, imprisonment, humanrights, equality, inequality, eveangelists, extremists, Afrika )

Angelika
- 239 days ago - allout.org
We call you to do everything within your power to stop the "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" from becoming law, prevent it from being used, and protect all Ugandans from violence, arrests, and discrimination. We got near 250,000 sigs-can we reach 1 Mio in days ?
Spanish Judge Orders Arrest Warrants for Chinese Leaders on Day Before Spanish Parliament Vote on Legal Reform
World  (tags: Tibet, Spain, China, world, humanrights, violence, law )

Nancy
- 243 days ago - savetibet.org
Spanish lawyers working on the lawsuits against the Chinese leaders said that the new move by Judge Ismael Moreno was evidence that the case will now progress, even though the ruling is against the wishes of the Spanish government, under pressure from...
South Asia Afghan Government to Rewrite 'Anti-Women' Law
World  (tags: humanrights, Karzai, law, women, girls, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 244 days ago - aljazeera.com
Just one week after you took Action on our Urgent Alert calling on Afghan President Karzai not to sign the new criminal code that threatened the safety and security of Afghan women and girls into law, we're happy to tell you that your voice was heard!
Punish Hunters Who Killed 30 Dogs PETITION!
World  (tags: Romania, dogs, ethics, killing, killed, humans, cruelty, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, law, protection, pets, sadness, slaughter, suffering, government, violence )

Robert
- 265 days ago - animalpetitions.org
A couple of irresponsible drunken hunters shot 30 dogs in your country for entertainment. The dogs were there guarding sheep for their owners. President of Romania, please sentence these hunters to the fullest extent possible.
US Psychology Body Declines to Rebuke Member in GuantáNamo Torture Case
World  (tags: humanrights, humans, politics, government, world, usa, violence, society, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, conflict, freedoms, abuse, violence, culture, law, health, healthcare )

JL
- 272 days ago - theguardian.com
Complaint dropped against John Leso, involved in brutal interrogation of suspected 9/11 hijacker Mohammed al-Qahtani
 

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