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Untold Story of 2014 Gaza Shejaiya Massacre: Former Israel Soldier Speaks Out
World  (tags: Gaza, civilians, Shejaiya Massacre, IDF, Israeli soldiers, witnesses, deliberate targeting, punishment, retribution, Eran Efrati, journalist, activist, Salem Khaleel Shamaly, unarmed, shooting death, video, International Solidarity Movement )

LucyKalei
- 68 days ago - democracynow.org
20/7, >90 Palestinians killed in Gaza City Shejaiya quarter. Days later, former combat soldier Eran Efrati arrested for posting massacre details based on interviews with Israeli soldiers who were there. Deliberate targeting of civilians confirmed. Video!
The Defiant One
World  (tags: world, humanrights, activist, mexico, brave, trafficking )

Rose
- 79 days ago - smh.com.au
Mexican investigative journalist Lydia Cacho, in Australia to speak at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, has taken on drug cartels and paedophile rings
Legendary Author Maya Angelou Dies at Age 86
World  (tags: Maya Angelou, deceased, North Carolina, Helen Brann, novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer, activist, poetry )

Dandelion
- 176 days ago - cnn.com
Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. Maya Angelou was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist. In 2010, President Barack Obama awarded her the Medal of Freedom.
Ni Yulan: Jailed for Standing Up for Human Rights in China : Take Action @ Amnesty International
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, china, eviction, activist, prisoner of conscience, Amnesty International, Take Action, detained, health )

Naoko
- 435 days ago - e-activist.com
Ni Yulan has defended people who have been forcibly evicted from their homes by housing developers across China since 2001. She's being detained and needs your help!
LATEST - YACINE SENTENCED BUT FREE!
World  (tags: humanrights, , Algeria, freedoms, activist, freed, delayed sentence, corruption, world, labor )

Nancy
- 768 days ago - cms.iuf.org
Yacine Zaïd was sentenced by the court in Ouargla on Monday, 8 October, to a six-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of 10,000 dinars (about 100 euros). Accused of "insulting a police officer," he had been remanded in custody for one week.
China: Who Killed Li Wangyang? ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Li Wangyang, China, activist, freedoms, death, world )

Nancy
- 890 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Two days after the 23rd anniversary of the June 4th Tienanmen Square massacre, Li Wangyang, a labour activist since the 1980s, was found dead in a hospital in which he was being detained.
Julian Assange Interviews President of the Republic of Tunisia, Moncef Marzourki
World  (tags: President Moncef Marzourki, Republic of Tunisia, Julian Assange, World of Tomorrow, Julian Assange Show, human rights, activist, torture, imprisonment )

Dandelion
- 902 days ago - assange.rt.com
Moncef Marzouki, human rights activist, must now lead the state that imprisoned him. Can he transform the state? Or will the realities of power transform Marzouki? Excellent interview!
Protect Chen Guangcheng ACTION
World  (tags: Chen Guangcheng, freedoms, humanrights, China, activist )

Nancy
- 929 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
"I don't know what's happened to my mother. There are guards inside the yard, in all the rooms, even on the roof. They've set up lots of cameras in my home and are preparing electric fences. They told my family they'd take wooden sticks and beat my family
Belarus Web Activist Oleg Bebenin Found Hanged
World  (tags: belarus, opposition, activist, killed )

Michelle
- 1535 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Officials in Belarus say a prominent opposition figure found hanged at his weekend home outside the capital, Minsk, on Friday committed suicide.Forensic examiners established that, apart from the noose mark on Oleg Bebenin's neck,
Deported Activist Blasts NZ Whaling Stance
World  (tags: New Zealand, Japanese whaling, Sea Shepherd, activist )

Albert
- 1592 days ago - abc.net.au
Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune has launched a tirade of criticism against the New Zealand government over its stance on whaling and its handling of his court case in Japan. The 45-year-old was deported from Japan last week after being given a suspend
New Aid Ship Heads to Gaza, Israel Vows to Stop It
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, gaza, aid ship, clash, activist )

Naoko
- 1630 days ago - thedailystar.net
An aid ship trying to break the blockade of gaza could reach Israel's 20-mile exclusion zone by Friday afternoon, an activist said, but Israel's prime minister has vowed the ship will not reach the land. The dueling comments suggest a potential new clash
Iraqi Shoe Thrower May Become Activist
World  (tags: Iraqi, journalist, President Bush, shoe, prison, activist, humanitarian organization )

Rosemary
- 1896 days ago - time.com
(BAGHDAD) -- The Iraqi television reporter who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush in one of the more bizarre episodes of the Iraq war might use his new iconic status in Iraq to promote humanitarian causes, his family said.
Demand An End to the Repression of Human Rights Activists in Iran
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', iran, middle-east, world, Women Rights, equal gender oportunity, prison, activist, petition )


- 2296 days ago - action.humanrightsfirst.org
Please call on the Iranian government to overturn the conviction of Yaghoub-Ali for his nonviolent activities in support of women's rights, and to take immediate steps to halt the repression against other human rights defenders. PETITION - PLEASE SIGN!
Chinese Activist Who Called for Human Rights Ahead of Olympics Gets 5 Years in Prison
World  (tags: china, China oppression, HumanRights, property rights, land rights, activist, freedom of speech )


- 2431 days ago - ap.thehollandsentinel.net
BEIJING -- A Chinese activist who had petitioned for land rights was sentenced Monday to five years in prison and then shocked with electric batons when police scuffled with his family, his lawyer said.
Charity Watch
World  (tags: charities.tips, rate, grade, evidence, protection, donate, watchdog, watch, honesty, dishonest, trees, usa, world, study, GoodNews, environment, eco-friendly, science, safety, interesting, business, risks, shopping, consumers, business, americans, warning, activist )

Mari
- 2537 days ago - charitywatch.org
The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nationally prominent charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. information about our organization, the charities we rate, and our method of grading charities
 

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