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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
- 559 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 )

Cal
- 560 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 )

Cal
- 610 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 )

Cal
- 625 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 )

Cal
- 631 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 )

Cal
- 632 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.
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
- 637 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
- 649 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
- 737 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
- 772 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
- 795 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
- 797 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
- 861 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
- 863 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
- 864 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.

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