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US: Senate Opens Path For Future Drilling In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
World  (tags: US. US Senate, Tax Code, Articl National Wildlife Refuge, Migatory Birds, Polar Bears, Wolves, Wildlife, death, ethics, government, news, politics, usa, violence, world )

Fiona
- 9 hours ago - hcn.org
However, several more steps would have to happen for drilling to be authorized. Oct. 19, Republicans made headway to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate passed a budget resolution for changes in the tax code.
Petition - Facing Life in Prison for a Facebook Video
World  (tags: Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, ethical concerns, releasing, politics, conflict, society )

Kalliope
- 5 days ago - amnesty.org.au
In September 2016, Tadjadine Mahamat Babouri, commonly known as Mahadine, posted videos on Facebook. The videos accused the Chadian government and people close to it of corruption and misusing public money. He also complained about the economic crisis...
Why Is The US At War In West Africa"
World  (tags: africa, west Africa, Niger, US Green Berets, Secret War, conflict, death, humans, news, politics, society, usa, violence, war, world )

Fiona
- 6 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Editorial by Eddie Haywood. The October 4 killings of 4 US Green Berets in Niger provides a rare glimpse into the far-reaching American military operations throughout the African continent. This is a deadly secret war.
Petition - Tell Turkey to Stop Persecuting These Rights Defenders and Unconditionally Release Them.
World  (tags: turkey, human rights abuses, Human Rights Violations, Imprisonment of Activists, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, Freedom of Information, ethical concerns, fair treatment, politics, society, releasing )

Kalliope
- 7 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. Every day that they are detained, the people they speak up for are left more vulnerable to...
Petition: Help Syrian Children Survive Winter
World  (tags: syria, aleppo, war, people, children, conflict, hunger, violence, Humanitarian Aid, prevention, ethics, protection, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Esraa is four years old, her little brother is three. The siblings have survived years of conflict, and now, like millions of Syrian children, they're fighting to stay warm this winter. Esraa huddles with her brother amongst the rubble on a bombed out...
Petition - Allow Catalonia to Have Independence Vote
World  (tags: independence, voting rights, Human Rights, government, referendum, politics, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 24 days ago - forcechange.com
Allow citizens of Spain's Catalan region to use their voices and vote in referendum. Catalonia, a region in Spain, is being forbidden from having a vote for independence by the government of Spain itself.
Petition - End Support for Burma's Butchers
World  (tags: Burma, Soldier Brutality, Military massacre, Human Rights Violations, Rohingya, murder, conflict, Ethical Treatment, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 40 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Very few had heard of Rwanda, until 800,000 people were dead. And right now in Burma, the Rohingya community is being hunted down by rampaging bands of soldiers hellbent on murder. It's sickening. They're even beheading tiny children.
Petition - Your Conversations on Skype Are Not Private
World  (tags: SKYPE, privacy controversies, private data, conversation, microsoft, end-to-end encryption, safety concern, politics, hacking )

Kalliope
- 69 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Many of us depend on Skype to share precious moments with family, catch up with friends, or plan work with colleagues on the other side of the world. But our intimate Skype conversations are not as private as we think.
YouTube Begins Purging Alternative Media as the Deep State Marches Toward WW3
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, corruption, Activist Post, Alternative Media, right-wing, propaganda, Deep State )

Darren
- 70 days ago - activistpost.com
For the sake of clarity, "mainstream press/media" given its owners peddles "right-wing propaganda". . . and can be considered as largely "FAKED NEWS". Alternative news/media is the genuine stuff.
2/3 Of The Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest Is Linked To 128 Livestock Slaughter Houses
World  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, clear cutting, forest fires, Brazil, Peru, South America, Beef, Livestock, Slaughterhouses, corruption, death, ethics, humans, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 80 days ago - nackpets.wordpress.com
Satellites are mechanical reporters of the Amazon deforestation process. By documenting the degradation and gaps created by the clear-cutting, they deliver the verdict: Two-thirds of the AmazonâEUR(TM)s deforested area has been turned into
In Yemen, The United States And Saudi Arabia Are Committing War Crimes And Causing Famine
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, United States, War Crimes, Famine, children, conflict, crime, death, government, HumanRights, humans, middle-east, news, politics, terrorism, violence, war, world )

Fiona
- 84 days ago - alternet.org
A day ago, a Saudi jet fired on a convoy of cars in Mawzaa district, Yemen. The strike is reported to have killed at least twenty civilians. This Humanitarian Crises is ignored by the fake news.
Palestine Is Still the Issue
World  (tags: world, violence, unitednations, terrorism, society, politics, israel, humans, humanrights, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, death, conflict, NGOs, Palestine, John Pilger )

Darren
- 100 days ago - johnpilger.com
When Israel is called upon by governments and NGOs to "respect human rights" in Palestine, nothing happens, because they all know there is nothing to fear; nothing will change.
Pandas, China's Cutest Peacemakers
World  (tags: world, politics )

David
- 108 days ago - bbc.com
Since the 1950s China has used pandas to forge political friendships across the globe.
Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's in and Who's Out?
World  (tags: UK, politics, May, CABINET )

Rosie
- 132 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Theresa May is forming her new government after becoming Conservative prime minister. She is continuing to announce her full cabinet - but here's what we know so far. The list will be updated as new appointments are made.
 

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