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Iranian Women Push To Tighten Gender Gap
World  (tags: Iranian women, women's rights, activism, world, politics, news, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms )

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- 44 days ago - npr.org
On a recent afternoon in north Tehran two professional women huddle with an adviser to the Ministry of Mines and Trade. They are building a strategy for promoting jobs for women in government and the private sector.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Honor Nelson Mandela's Courage and Wisdom
World  (tags: Nelson Mandela, legacy, world, activism, principles of nonviolence, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, humanrights )

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- 132 days ago - forcechange.com
Honor human rights leader Nelson Mandela and the incredible legacy he has left behind
UKRAINE: Clashes in Kiev Amid Massive Pro-EU Protests: LIVE UPDATES
World  (tags: Ukraine, corruption, governement, revolt, popular resistance, activism, world, europe, conflict, politics, news, society, violence )

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- 137 days ago - canadaka.net
Thousands of Ukrainians protesting the suspension of talks on EU integration filled the iconic Maidan in Kiev despite the ban, and the violent ejection of the rally earlier
In Colombia, No Sex Till the Road's Fixed
World  (tags: activism, women's rights, offbeat, world, politics, society, news )

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- 160 days ago - globalpost.com
Women find nothing gets things done like a 'crossed-leg' protest.
Violence Flares as Turkey PM 'Tolerance' for Protests Ends
World  (tags: Turkey, activism, violence, politics, police, society, news, world, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

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- 310 days ago - news.ph.msn.com
Riot police stormed an Istanbul protest square Tuesday, firing volleys of tear gas at firework-hurling demonstrators after Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he had "no more tolerance" for the mass demos against his Islamic-rooted government.
As Erdogan Remains Firm, No End in Sight for Turkey's Protests
World  (tags: Turkey, activism, violence, politics, police, society, news, world, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

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- 312 days ago - ipsnews.net
Now approaching its third week, the "Occupy Taksim" movement, a peaceful sit-in to save Istanbul's Gezi Park from redevelopment, has taken on a festival-like atmosphere, with protesters organising to stand guard around the clock, provide uninterrupted fo
TAKE ACTION NOW! ErdoğAn: End the Crackdown Now!
World  (tags: Turkey, activism, violence, politics, police, society, news, world, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

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- 314 days ago - avaaz.org
Now more than ever, we need massive public pressure to urge the government to stop using excessive force against protesters immediately, to stop demolishing one of the few green spaces left in Istanbul, and to stop cracking down on citizens who are peacef
Indigenous Communities Win Court Battle Against UK Mining Company
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

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- 350 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Good news! The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the Indigenous communities of Niyamgiri Hills have the right to decide whether or not they want a mine on their sacred land.
AUSTRALIA: Melbourne Refugees Begin Mass Hunger Strike
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, world, AUSTRALIA, ACTIVISM, activists, refugees, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, news, society )

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- 371 days ago - greenleft.org.au
24 Sri Lankan, two Iranian and two Rohingyas -- began a hunger strike at the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) detention centre.
Hundreds Gather for Russian Opposition Rally in Support of May 6 Detainees (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, activists, activism, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, society, news )

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- 372 days ago - rt.com
Hundreds of protestors rallied in Moscow and St. Petersburg on Saturday, demanding the release of those arrested over last year's clashes with the police in capital's Bolotnaya Square.
The Spiritual Side of Idle No More
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

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- 423 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Idle No More began as a social media call to action by four women in Saskatchewan. It has grown into an international social movement featuring grassroots protests, hunger strikes and blockades.
OP-ED: The Decent Fix for Aboriginal Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

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- 438 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Aboriginal peoples of Canada deserve justice, says Barbara Amiel, but negotiations will be complicated
First Nations Protesters Gather for Global Day of Action as MPs Return to Work
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

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- 444 days ago - torontosun.com
First Nations frustration, which centres around two government budget bills, was on display at peaceful protests across Canada Monday but Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated the feds are not going to change their approach to aboriginal affairs.
Idle No More Protesters to Gather in More Than 30 Canadian Cities on Monday January 28 to Mark Day of Action
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Idle No More Movement, activistts, activism, indigenous peoples rights, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, conflict )

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- 445 days ago - montrealgazette.com
Idle No More protesters are set to gather in at least 30 Canadian cities and will be joined by solidarity protests around the world as the indigenous grassroots movement marks a global day of action on Monday.
 

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