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Arab Women Fight to Defend Their Rights
World  (tags: freedoms, world, Arab women, politics, humanrights, women's rights, Arab Spring, activism, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, HumanRights, humans, news, middle-east, society )

Cal
- 955 days ago - spiegel.de
The Arab Spring seemed to herald a new era of emancipation for women in the Arab world. But Islamists are on the rise in Tunisia and Egypt, and there are worrying reports of sexual assaults on demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Malala, Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban
World  (tags: humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', activism, acitivsts, freedoms, children, violence, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 634 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Send a message of support to Malala, Shazia and Kainat, and to their schoolmates and friends: We stand with you and for the rights of women and girls in Pakistan and everywhere.
Idle No More: How An Indigenous Protest Movement Erupted in Canada and Spread to the World
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 547 days ago - alternet.org
Idle No More has organized the largest mass mobilizations of indigenous people in recent history. What sparked it off and what's coming next
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
- 222 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
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
- 217 days ago - forcechange.com
Honor human rights leader Nelson Mandela and the incredible legacy he has left behind
NEW MUSIC VIDEO ON HUMAN RIGHTS--A MUST SEE--NICKELBACK--WHEN WE STAND TOGETHER--   video
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, music, Nickelback, social causes, activism, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 969 days ago - youtube.com
Something different--Please Enjoy--excellent new video with a focus on social causes and Human Rights
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
- 435 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.
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
- 129 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! CANADA--Prime Minister Harper--Repeal the Indian Act!
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Canada, native rights, First Nations, Indian Act, activism, interesting, government, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 893 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
While the Indian Act may have been relevant in the 1800s, it is no longer relevant today. Native communities need to have control over their land and have the right to make the choices that they believe are best for their people.
TAKE ACTION NOW!! Stop Somalia's Tragedy
World  (tags: world, Somalia, famine, activism, hunger, death, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', unitednations, UnitedNations, politics, news, society, freedoms, conflict )

Cal
- 1066 days ago - avaaz.org
Right now, more than 2000 people are dying every day in Somalia, in a famine that threatens to starve eleven million people to death--The UN Security Council is meeting in a few days -- let's demand that they take immediate action to support key Arab nati
Worldwide Day of Action Called By "Idle No More" Peace Movement on January 28
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 535 days ago - nativenewsnetwork.com
Idle No More grassroots founders and organizers from across Canada, in solidarity with Common Causes - a new initiative bringing together social justice, environmental, labour and other activist groups - are planning a national and worldwide day of action
In Colombia, No Sex Till the Road's Fixed
World  (tags: activism, women's rights, offbeat, world, politics, society, news )

Cal
- 245 days ago - globalpost.com
Women find nothing gets things done like a 'crossed-leg' protest.
These Hippies Are Camping in the Forest to Rid Scotland of Its Nukes
World  (tags: world, politics, no nukes, activism, uk, scotland, government )

Cal
- 3 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
Indian Prime Minister Makes New Anti-Graft Offer to Protesters
World  (tags: world, activism, protests, crime, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 1051 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Trying to break an impasse with anti-corruption activists, India's prime minister made a fresh offer Thursday for Parliament to debate all the versions of watchdog legislation proposed to combat graft.
 

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