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The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 50 days ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, and Many Other Global Business Leaders in Calling for Peace in Ukraine
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, UKRAINE, peace, activism )

Cal
- 58 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, and many other prominent Russian, Ukrainian, and international business leaders are calling for a peaceful end to the conflict in Ukraine
These Hippies Are Camping in the Forest to Rid Scotland of Its Nukes
World  (tags: world, politics, no nukes, activism, uk, scotland, government )

Cal
- 104 days ago - vice.com
On the banks of Gare Loch, on the west coast of Scotland, a bunch of anti-nuke hippie peaceniks are taking on the might of the British armed forces and its nuclear submarines by living in camper vans
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: No Military Force in Iraq
World  (tags: politics, usa, iraq, violence, ACTIVISM, NO WAR, DON'T BOMB IRAQwar, world )

Cal
- 115 days ago - activism.thenation.com
United States military intervention is not the answer. US military force of any kind would inflame sectarian divisions in the country and almost certainly kill civilians. We implore you not to bomb Iraq.
CRAP-TIVISM: South Africans Bare Their Asses in Protest of Bucket Toilets
World  (tags: acitivsm, society, sanitation. protests, activism, crap-tivism, quality of life, sanitation, society, world, South AFrica, world, politics, UnitedNations, society, news, ethics, government )

Cal
- 127 days ago - news.vice.com
Residents of Johannesburg's Soweto township bared their asses in protest of the bucket toilet system -- a holdover from South Africa's apartheid era in which the poor, predominantly black townships of the city went without electricity and proper sanitation
Iranian Women Push To Tighten Gender Gap
World  (tags: Iranian women, women's rights, activism, world, politics, news, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms )

Cal
- 230 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 )

Cal
- 318 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 )

Cal
- 323 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 )

Cal
- 346 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 )

Cal
- 496 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 )

Cal
- 498 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 )

Cal
- 500 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 )

Cal
- 535 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 )

Cal
- 557 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.
 

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