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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
- 915 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
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
- 927 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Malala, Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban
World  (tags: humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', activism, acitivsts, freedoms, children, violence, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 1014 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.
Beats For Change ACTION Page
World  (tags: activism, beatsforchange, care2 member, world, humanrights, ethics, politics, money, corruption )

Nancy
- 1050 days ago - beats4change.org
Cultural and economical activities, based on principles of mutual aid, which lead to: - a world economy with ecological and social responsibility - a free and manifold world culture - the creation of a common future, based on work, knowledge and lov
Russian Court Sentences Pussy Riot Rockers to 2 Years in Prison
World  (tags: Russia, Pussy Riot, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', activism, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, crime, government, world, politics, news, freedoms, conflict, society )

Cal
- 1073 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
A judge sentenced three women who staged an anti-Kremlin protest on the altar of Moscow's main Russian Orthodox church to two years in jail each on Friday in a trial seen as test of President Vladimir Putin's tolerance of dissent
TAKE ACTION NOW! HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUSSIA---Free Pussy Riot!
World  (tags: Russia, Pussy Riot, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', activism, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, crime, government, world, politics, news, freedoms, conflict, society )

Cal
- 1074 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Three young women are being detained by Russian authorities for allegedly performing a protest song in a cathedral as part of feminist punk group "Pussy Riot".
Tens of Thousands Defy Putin's Crackdown
World  (tags: world, politics, ethics, government, Russia, Putin, protests, civil disobedience, activism, society, news )

Cal
- 1139 days ago - spiegel.de
Chanting 'Russia without Putin" and 'Putin to jail,' tens of thousands of Russians defied the government's tough new anti-demonstration laws and staged a mass rally in Moscow to protest against the Russian president
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Hamid Ghassemi-Shall: Stop the Execution of Canadian Citizen in Iran: Canadian Citizen Faces Immin
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, middle-east, political prisoners, Amnesty International, activism, news, politics, world, freedoms )

Cal
- 1140 days ago - amnesty.ca
Please add your name to Amnesty International's petition to the Iranian authorities to release Mr. Hamid Ghassemi-Shall immediately unless he is promptly brought to trial on recognizably criminal charges in legal proceedings that fully conform to internat
Quebec Student Strike Ignites Broader Protest Movement
World  (tags: world, politics, Canada, Quebec, Quebec strike, activism, violence, society, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, death, interesting )

Cal
- 1142 days ago - ipsnews.net
The student movement that erupted in February following the announcement of a 75-percent rise in university tuition fees is now becoming a violent struggle for democracy in Quebec.
Colombia Protests Rape and Murder of Woman in Bogota Park
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, activism, Colombia, news, society, crime, freedoms, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1146 days ago - globalpost.com
Almost 1,000 people protested yesterday the brutal rape and murder of 35-year-old Rosa Elvira Cely in Bogotá's National Park on May 24.
Vietnam: Dow Chemical Shouldn't Sponsor the Olympics
World  (tags: world, politics, Olympics, Dow Chemical, legacy of the Vietnam War, protests, activism, vietnam, IOC, society, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 1158 days ago - globalpost.com
Vietnam joins the protest against Olympic sponsor Dow Chemical, accused of "green-washing" its Agent Orange sins.
Thousands Take Civic Action in Russia
World  (tags: world, Russia, street protests, activism, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, government )

Cal
- 1169 days ago - usatoday.com
Prominent Russian novelists and poets led a street protest by more than 10,000 people in Moscow on Sunday without obtaining the required permit, and police did not intervene.
RIP--- A Syrian Graffiti Artist, Defiant Until Death
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, activism, obituary, death, death, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, middle-east, news, terrorism, humanrights, freedoms )

Cal
- 1180 days ago - npr.org
Security forces shot him in the leg.His friends and fellow activists say he bled to death.Nour Hatem Zahra helped organize protests and hid dissidents from Syrian security forces. He also brought medical supplies to wounded protestors on many occasions.
CANADA: Anger Mounting Over Quebec Student Boycott Crisis
World  (tags: world, freedoms, activism, student strike, Canada, politics, humanrights, government )

Cal
- 1186 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Beyond the smashed windows and broken glass spread across the streets of Montreal, Quebec is in the throes of a full-blown crisis that is angering citizens and consuming the Liberal government.
Bahrain Protesters Join Anti-Government March in Manama
World  (tags: protests, activism, world, news, Bahrain, middle-east, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1234 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tens of thousands of people have joined an anti-government march just outside the Bahraini capital, Manama.

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