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Sign Nelson Mandela Memorial at Amnesty International
World  (tags: Memorial, Nelson Mandela, death, hero, apartheid segregation, age 95, South Africa, President )

Dandelion
- 132 days ago - mandelamemorial.com
After 27 years in prison for fighting against the apartheid segregation system in South Africa, he was elected president of the country in 1994 in the first all-race elections. Mandela devoted his life to his Nation but injustices everywhere.
Democracy Now! Nelson Mandela, Rest In Peace
World  (tags: South Africa, Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid, President, people's hero, liberation, freedom )

Brian
- 133 days ago - democracynow.org
"Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader, has died at the age of 95. South African President Jacob Zuma says "we've lost our greatest son."
As Nelson Mandela Turns 95, South Africa Celebrates
World  (tags: Nelson Mandela, human rights, africa, South Africa, justice, world, good news )

Cal
- 274 days ago - npr.org
While South Africa celebrates the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela on Thursday, the former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate remains at a Pretoria hospital, where he's been hospitalized since June 8 with a recurring lung infection.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Thank Nelson Mandela for His Incredible Work for Justice
World  (tags: Nelson Mandela, human rights, africa, South Africa, justice, world, good news )

Cal
- 294 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this action to say thank you to Nelson Mandela for his life's work, and to pledge to do what you can in your own life to promote tolerance and justice.
Take Action --- Demand Justice for Noxolo Nogwaza
World  (tags: South Africa, 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', crime, murder, LGBT, society )

Lynn
- 357 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Noxolo's murder was an apparent hate crime. It is believed that she was targeted because she was a lesbian and an active campaigner for LGBTI rights. Two years later, Noxolo's murder remains unsolved, and her friends, family and fellow activists wait ...
Applaud Engineers for Bringing Solar Power to Slums
World  (tags: world, ACTION, THANK, SOUTH Africa, Slums, Solar lighs )

Rose
- 459 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Environmental engineers at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa Goal: Thank engineers for creating the "iShack" project Engineers at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa recently created a structure designed to help
The Self Destruction of Africa's ANC
World  (tags: world, ethics, ANC, South Africa, corruption, cronyism, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, government )

Cal
- 596 days ago - spiegel.de
South Africa's legendary African National Congress, the party of Nelson Mandela, is destroying itself. Corruption, cronyism, internal divisions and, more recently, the mine massacre in Marikana are draining support from the party's base -- and destroying
New Coal Mine Threatens Historic South African Site
World  (tags: africa, news, society, World HEritage Site, South AFrica, preservation, culture, world, politics, freedoms )

Cal
- 657 days ago - globalpost.com
Mapungubwe, a pre-colonial city-state, is endangered by new mining.
South Africa's 'Traditional Courts Bill' Impairs Rights of 12 Million Rural Women
World  (tags: world, South Africa, women's rights, corruption, GoodNews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, news, africa, society, politics )

Cal
- 689 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Traditional Courts Bill currently under discussion in South Africa's parliament could undermine the rights of 12 million rural women.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Canned Hunting in South Africa! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: south africa, canned hunts, semi tamed, slaughtered, cruelty, legalisation banning, horrendous cruelty )

Simone
- 691 days ago - avaaz.org
We are in the 21st century not the dark ages. Animals have the right to life the same as humans. As you read this animals are being shot with no chance of escape. Please tell the South African Government that this is not acceptable.
Stop Forced-Evictions in South Africa
World  (tags: world, South africa, ACTION, humanrights, freedoms )

Rose
- 704 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Ms. Fatima Ismail Chohan, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs in South Africa Goal: Don't let South African authorities forcibly evict people from their homes
Is South Africa Aiding the Iranian Military?
World  (tags: world, politics, society, iran, media, business, South Africa, interesting, government, ethics )

Cal
- 737 days ago - globalpost.com
That's what a lawsuit -- replete with corporate skullduggery -- alleges.
South Africa: Women and Water
World  (tags: world, South africa, humanrights, Women, water )

Rose
- 754 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Lack of Water Access Threatens Women's Rights In most South African households, women are the primary caregivers and as such, they bear the worst of inadequate access to water.
From South Africa, Lessons In 'Soft Vengeance'
World  (tags: world, society, politics, africa, South AFrica, law, violence, news, interesting, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 874 days ago - npr.org
South African Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs, seen here in Johannesburg in 2009, resisted the impulse to take revenge on the bomber who cost him his right arm.
SOUTH AFRICA: "Secrecy Bill" Step Backwards for Africa
World  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, society, news, africa )

Cal
- 944 days ago - ipsnews.net
Critics call it "the Secrecy Bill". And it comes at a time when several African countries are adopting promising new legislation on access to information. But campaigners say South Africa's draft Protection of Information Bill represents a step backwards.
 

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