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Demand Justice for Landless Families in Brazil!
World  (tags: Brazil, activism, protests, landless people, injustice, murder, petitions )

Freya
- 13 days ago - act.grassrootsonline.org
On April 7 two members of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) were murdered and seven others were wounded. They were all members of the Dom Tomas Balduino encampment.
PETITION - Drop Charges Against Threatened Activist
World  (tags: threatening, activism, charges, free speech, right to protest, human rights, release, politics )

Sabine
- 121 days ago - forcechange.com
A longtime political activist has been jailed for posts she made on social media. The charges against her have been preceded by a string of arrests for similar "offenses" and by alleged persecution and threats. Sign the petition and demand that Russia..
PETITION - Toba Pulp Lestari: Stop Criminalizing Non-Violent Protest
World  (tags: non violent protest, sumatra, politics, Human Rights, freedom of speech, conflict, ethics, activism, criminalisation, prevention, protection, society )

Sabine
- 135 days ago - ran.org
Please join us in signing this petition asking Toba Pulp Lestari to drop the charges, respect the rights of the community and immediately address the conflict with the village of Lumban Sitorus.
Despite Boko Haram, Activists Are Bringing Education Back to Girls in Nigeria
World  (tags: children, news, africa, education, activism, world, society )

Cal
- 199 days ago - takepart.com
Amina Yusuf and the Center for GirlsâEUR(TM) Education are ensuring boys in the African nation arenâEUR(TM)t the only ones who get the opportunity to learn
Protests Continue Across Canada Against Repressive
World  (tags: freedoms, world, society, politics, fighting terror by repressing rights, Canada, activism, news )

Cal
- 332 days ago - occupy.com
Saturday, May 30, was the 3rd National Day of Action held in Canada against Bill C-51, a piece of legislation supported by the ruling Conservative government and Liberal Party of Canada that attempts to address and eliminate potential threats of âEURoeterror
German Resistance And Europe's Growing Rebellion Against U.S. Transatlantic Trade Deal
World  (tags: activism, TPP, europe, poitics, world, society, trade agreements, terrorism )

Cal
- 343 days ago - occupy.com
The tide of public resistance against a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union is rising in Germany, as opponents become more firmly entrenched, insisting that the plan would harm democracy and rule of law. -
Democracy Now: Noam Chomsky at United Nations: It Would Be Nice If the United States Lived Up to International Law
World  (tags: UN, Noam Chomsky, principles, tactics, US Law, International Law, BDS, BD tactics, principles, civil rights, human rights, activism )

Evelyn
- 554 days ago - democracynow.org
"One important action that the United States could take is to live up to its own laws. Of course it would be nice if it lived up to international law, but maybe that's too much to ask,"
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 556 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 608 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
- 616 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
- 661 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
- 673 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
- 685 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
- 787 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.
 

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