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Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 319 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 40,000 Maasai Nomads Are Being Kicked Off Their Ancestral Land By a Luxury Safari Company.
World  (tags: corporate land grabl africa, indigenous righs, native rights, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, world, society, conflict )

Cal
- 278 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Indigenous Peoples From Death Threats
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, indigenous rights, world, society )

Cal
- 181 days ago - forcechange.com
Following a number of murders and enforced disappearances in northern Colombia, indigenous leaders and communities have faced death threats from paramilitary groups.
Woman Hanged In Iran Sent Family Chilling Message
World  (tags: Reyhaneh Jabbari, human rights, abuse, hanging in Iran, death, world, violence, family )

Nancy
- 307 days ago - msn.com
An Iranian woman who was executed on Saturday despite international pleas for clemency left her family a heartbreaking message several months before her death.
Tell China: Stop Torturing Tibetans! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Tibet, tortured to death, China, world, crime )

Nancy
- 146 days ago - action.savetibet.org
Goshul Lobsang is one of the Tibetans who have been tortured to death. He was arrested for organizing a peaceful political protest in Tibet. Chinese jailers stuck sharp objects under his fingernails, beat him severely and denied him food.
'Terrorists' in Deadly Shooting at Paris HQ of French Magazine
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, terrorism, europe, conflict, news )

Cal
- 236 days ago - france24.com
Gunmen have attacked French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in the heart of Paris Wednesday, with police officials reporting 11 fatalities and 10 wounded
Obama: Press Turkey to Stop Massacre of Syrian Kurds ACTION
World  (tags: violence, ISIS, Kurdish people, Kobane, Staffan de Mistura, human rights, world, conflict )

Nancy
- 323 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Press reports indicate that ISIS fighters have captured half of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane, near the Syrian border with Turkey. UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has warned that 12,000 or so civilians still in or near Kobane, including 700...
Stand With Nigeria: Stop Water Privatization! ACTION
World  (tags: water privatization, human rights, Nigeria, freedoms, world, government )

Nancy
- 301 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Time and again -- in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, and other countries around the world -- we've seen water privatization projects fail. Now, we need to stop water privatization in Lagos, Nigeria -- the largest city in Africa.
Auschwitz 70th Anniversary: Survivors Mark Camp Liberation
World  (tags: world, politics, Auschwitz, never forget!, anti-Semitism, genocide, humanrights, society, death, crime )

Cal
- 216 days ago - bbc.com
About 300 Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Forced Displacements By Dirty Coal in Colombia
World  (tags: environment, destruction, freedoms, conflict, indienous rights, mining companies, world, politics )

Cal
- 268 days ago - action.wdm.org.uk
Cerrejón Coal is now threatening local communities with forced displacement unless they accept a new piece of land which has been found to be unfit for human habitation.
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
- 308 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
A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery ~ PETITION ATTACHED ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, modern slavery, slave labor, Thailand, news, government, ethics, crime, politics, world )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - takepart.com
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave labor ~ but it doesn't receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Against Anti-Semitism Around the World
World  (tags: world, politics, HATRED, anti=Semitism, world, ignorance )

Cal
- 286 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jewish communities around the world have witnessed an alarming amount of strife and violence this year.
Critics Say Britain Is Losing Its Fight Against Radical Islamism
World  (tags: UK, radical Islam, fighting radicalism, politics, world, society, news )

Cal
- 285 days ago - globalpost.com
A look at the UK's troubled history of countering extremism.
Philippines Sugar Organizer Murdered ACTION
World  (tags: Rolando Pango, sugar plantation, United Sugar Producers Federation of the, Hacienda Salud, business, crime, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 264 days ago - iuf.org
"This is a grim reminder that in certain industries and sectors like sugar plantations the Philippines is a dangerous place for trade unionists," said Josua Mata, General Secretary of IUF-affiliated union federation SENTRO and co-convener of NAGKAISA...
 

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