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Urge Compliance With International Law on Torture
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, usa, ACTION PLEASE, torture, law )

Rose
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge United States to comply with international laws on torture When the United Nations reviewed the United States' statement of compliance regarding torture, they found it lacking. While the United States did state that it would not torture detainees
IRAN: RELIGIOUS SUPERSTITION AND THE SUFFERING OF INNOCENTS | Please Act!
World  (tags: Iran, freedoms, crime, death, government, society, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, dogs, ethics, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, humanrights, violence, world, PETITIONS )

Back
- 16 days ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
Iranian government on-going actions of butchering dogs are no longer a secret and people worldwide are horrified at the cruelty being perpetrated against companion animals and the Iranian people who defend them. Speak up for the voiceless beings!
URGENT--TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Asia Bibifrom Hanging for Her Religious Beliefs
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, punishment, corporal punishment, Pakistan, law, culture, humanrights, politics, society, world, government, death, ethics )

Cal
- 32 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
ASIA BIBI HAS LOST HER APPEAL AGAINST HANGING SENTENCE IN PAKISTAN COURT--Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death on November 7 by a court in Punjab. She was arrested for blasphemy in June 2009, after an argument with some of her colleagu
Israel's Other Religious War: The Ultra Orthodox Versus the IDF
World  (tags: israel, government, interesting, politics, religion, orhtodox versus seculara Jews, respnsibilities, rihts, law, justice, world, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 34 days ago - vice.com
After years of demanding that the Haredi share the responsibility of serving in the armed forces, the Israeli government passed an unprecedented law in March 2014 that requires Haredi men to serve in the military
Saudi Terrorism Court Sentences 13 People To Prison Over Al-Qaida Attack Plot On US Forces
World  (tags: U.S. military, Saudi court, AL-Qaida, terrorism, prison sentences, law, world )

CarrieSIC
- 36 days ago - ibtimes.com
13 people were sentenced to jail by a Saudi court Tuesday for planning an attack against U.S. forces in the Middle East. A special terrorism court reportedly jailed about 11 Saudi people for between 18 months-25 years, while those hailing from Qatar...
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
- 62 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 82 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
- 111 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
- 153 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
- 153 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 )

Back
- 194 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 216 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
- 230 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
- 238 days ago - globalpost.com
Others just get life behind bars.
 

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