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Edward Snowden Wins Sweden's 'Alternative Nobel Prize'
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, Sweden, alternative Nobel prize, The Guardian )

Angelika
- 18 days ago - bbc.com
Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is one of the winners of the 2014 Right Livelihood Award, described as Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize". He splits the honorary award with Alan Rusbridger, editor of UK newspaper The Guardian
Recognition's Diplomatic Leverage Could Strengthen Palestinian Rights
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, Recognition of the Palestinian state, UK, Europe, Sweden, US, UN, ICC, Civil Liberties )

Evelyn
- 63 days ago - nytimes.com
European recognition of a Palestinian state could well pressure Israel to behave in accordance with international law. But whatever the ultimate outcome, one state or two, you can't go wrong with rights.
Sweden Rebuffs the US on Palestine
World  (tags: Sweden, U.S., Israel, Palestine, government, politics, freedoms, ethics, middle-east, news, society )

Carrie
- 71 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Sweden's declaration to recognize Palestine is a powerful move that challenges other EU members that have toed a common policy line on Israel and Palestine for years.
Sweden to Recognize Palestinian State
World  (tags: Sweden, recognize, Palestine, Palestinian, state )

Sam
- 77 days ago - bbc.com
Sweden will join more than 130 other countries that recognize a Palestinian state.
Two Terror Plots Stopped in Sweden
World  (tags: Islamic terrorism, Sweden )

David
- 104 days ago - thelocal.se
The Swedish Security Service (Säpo) says it has stopped two terror attacks being planned by violent Islamist extremists living inside the country."We are talking about terrorist acts. That alone makes it serious,"
European Pirate Parties Protest Racism
World  (tags: European Union, Sweden, Germany, France, Elections, Pirates, Liberals, Socialiisteurope, GoodNews, government, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Betsy
- 187 days ago - popularresistance.org
Representatives from all parties in the Swedish parliament took the call of Pirate Party and protested against fascists and nazis who entered the European Parliament during the last elections in May 2014. Recent elections to the European Parliament ..
A Daring Bid to Stomp Out CEO Pay Excess
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, freedoms, government, interesting, media, salary limits, Sweden, society )

Kit
- 392 days ago - truth-out.org
Something astounding is happening in Switzerland. For the first time ever, voters in a modern developed nation are going to be voting on whether to create what essentially amounts to a "maximum wage."
Ecuador Raises Julian Assange Case With Labour
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Ecuador, Sweden, extradition, embassy"prison", London )

Angelika
- 629 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Ecuadorean diplomats have raised the case of Julian Assange with the Labour party as part of attempts to lay the groundwork for a resolution of the diplomatic standoff between Britain and the South American state over the WikiLeaks' founder..
Assange Mother: I'M Terrified of What US Will Do to Julian   video
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Christine Assange, Australia, UK, Sweden, USA, Equador, asylum, Mother, E )

Dandelion
- 796 days ago - youtube.com
This to me is an important video for it not only shows the heart of a Mother but she gives a lot of information on here. I feel many American citizens do not fully grasp many things about their own Country. I hope her words will shed some light.
Julian Assange Can Be Arrested in Embassy, UK Warns Ecuador
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, Ecuador, President Rafael Correa, asylum decision on Thursday, , British Embassy, British threat: storm embassy, Sweden )

Judy
- 855 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The diplomatic and political minefield that is the fate of Julian Assange is expected to come a step closer to being traversed when Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, gives his decision on whether his country will grant Assange asylum on Thursday.
Asylum for WikiLeaks Founder ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Wikileaks, Assange, US, Sweden, Ecuador, asylum, freedoms, ethics )

Nancy
- 911 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Ask Ecuador to grant asylum to the WikiLeaks founder.
Stop Forced Sterilization in Sweden ACTION
World  (tags: world, protection, health, Sweden, human rights )

Nancy
- 1047 days ago - allout.org
If you are a transgender person in Sweden wanting to change your legal gender, you are forced to undergo surgery that will render you permanently infertile and unable to have children in the future.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Sweden to Stop Deporting Syrian Refugees
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, Sweden, Syria, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, news, politics, europe, society )

Cal
- 1125 days ago - forcechange.com
Tell Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to stand up for democracy and against human rights and stop deporting Syrian refugees.
Sweden Vs. Assange
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Sweden, Conflicts, Politics, Freedoms, Corruption )

Barbara
- 1144 days ago - swedenversusassange.com
"It's not unrealistic to suspect there are things going on behind the scenes that have influenced how the case has been handled." Swedish lawyer in an anonymous survey, April 2011.
Over 9 Million Chidren Trapped in Worst Forms of Child Labour
World  (tags: children, humanrights, Save the Children, Sweden, Denmark, child labour, slavery, living conditions, danger, Bangladesh, exposed, climate change, affect, 9 million, worst )

Naoko
- 1752 days ago - bangladesh-web.com
Over 9 million children are trapped in the worst forms of child labour living in slavery-like conditions, separated from their families or exposed to serious danger and illness of the country, according to an estimate by Save the Children Sweden -Denmark.
 

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