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World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 20 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 21 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
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
- 24 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
Mideast Complexities Confound US Coalition Effort
World  (tags: ISISI analysis, diplomacy, regional politics, Sunni vs. Shiite, world, society, politics, middle-east, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 26 days ago - abcnews.go.com
U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has received backing for the principle of reversing the territorial gains of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But getting concrete assistance is another matter, and there is a whiff of lip service about the proceedings.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, petition, Africa, WHO, world, death, ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, society )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - act.one.org
Tell world leaders to make bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
ISIS Turned Iraq Into 'Blood-Soaked Killing Fields'
World  (tags: ISIS, Muslims, Islam, murder, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, terrorists, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 37 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gruesome evidence has emerged of attempted ethnic cleansing by Isis, with Amnesty International claiming that the terrorist group has turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'. The London-based rights group says that Isis, also known as
Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.
World  (tags: illegal aliens, deportations, Mrxico, US, world, politics, society, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 39 days ago - npr.org
The number of Central Americans reaching the U.S. border has dropped dramatically. According to the U.S. Border Patrol, 60 percent fewer unaccompanied minors were apprehended in August than at the height of the migration crisis earlier this summer.
Europe's Deadly Borders: An Inside Look at EU's Shameful Immigration Policy
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 39 days ago - spiegel.de
Along the frontiers between Spain and Morocco, Greece and Turkey and Hungary and Serbia, the EU is deploying brutal methods to keep out undesired refugees. Many risk everything for a future in Europe and their odysseys too often end in death.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Jews Say: End the War on Gaza -- No Aid to Apartheid Israel! BDS!
World  (tags: end all US aid to Israel, Gaza massacre-siege, end the siege-occupation of Palestine, right of return, zionism-racism, Palestinian human rights abuses-violati, usa, freedoms, children, europe, Refugees&Relief, world, terrorism, news, violence )

Jess
- 46 days ago - change.org
As Jews of conscience, we answer by unequivocally condemning Israel's ongoing massacre in Gaza, whose victims include hundreds of civilians, children, entire families, the elderly, and the disabled. This latest toll adds to the thousands Israel has killed
TAKE ACTION NOW! Trade Unionists Say: Stop the War on Gaza: No Arms for Apartheid Israel -- Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions!
World  (tags: BDS movement, Palestinian human rights, Apartheid Wall-regime, crimes against humanity, Int' laws violations, zionism, Israeli-state-terrorism, Free Palestine!, media, society, terrorism, unitednations, blog, children, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 46 days ago - change.org
"We call on the UN and governments across the world to take immediate steps to implement a comprehensive and legally binding military embargo on Israel, similar to that imposed on South Africa during apartheid."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Qatar's Terror Funding
World  (tags: funding terrorism, Qatar, Hamas, world, war, violence, politics, middle-east, government, ethics, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 47 days ago - change.org
Qatar is the largest supplier of finance to Hamas in Gaza. The weapons that Qatar financed were used to launch indiscriminate attacks on civilians in the last few weeks and led to Operation Protective Edge.
The Islamic State Is Targeting Iraq's Minorities in a 'Wave of Ethnic Cleansing,' Says Amnesty International
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, ISISI, iraq, politics, violence, war, world, society, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 49 days ago - news.vice.com
Militants with the Islamic State have murdered or kidnapped hundreds of members of Iraq's religious and ethnic minorities, and driven more than 800,000 from their homes in a "wave of ethnic cleansing," Amnesty International said today.
More Than Half Of All Syrian Citizens Have Been Forced Out Of Their Homes
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, Syria, children, war, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 49 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The United Nations announced on Friday that more than have of all citizens in Syria have had to flee their home during the three year-long civil war with the result being a record three million Syrians housed as refugees around the region.
Mother of 3 Year-Old Assyrian Girl Kidnapped By ISIS: 'She Will Die If She Does Not See Me'
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, Assyrians, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 50 days ago - aina.org
He said "shut up. if you speak another word I will let them slaughter you. I will call them now to slaughter you." He drew his machine gun and said "go quickly to the car. If you come close to this little girl you will be slaughtered, we shall slaughter
PLEASE ACT NOW To Help Bring Injured Children From Gaza to Canada For Treatment
World  (tags: New Democratic Party of Canada, PETITION, Government of Canada, END THE OCCUPATION-WAR ON GAZA-Stephen H, Canada politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, crime, media, israel, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, UnitedNations, world, news, blog, usa )

Jess
- 59 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tom Mulcair spoke with Dr. Abuelaish and pledged the New Democratic Party's support for this cause. Now it's time for Stephen Harper to take immediate action.
 

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