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World  (tags: asia, humanrights, freedoms, activists, petitions )

- 288 days ago -
Human rights activist Andy Hall will soon find out if he faces time in prison for reporting on labour rights abuses in
Palestinian Prisoner on Hunger Strike Slips Into Coma
World  (tags: Mohammed Allaan, COMA, HUNGER STRIKE, world, activists, administrative detention, life support, Palestinian lawyer, Israeli repression, USA, occupation of PALESTINIAN HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, media, news, israel, world, violence, usa, freedoms )

- 437 days ago -
Mohammed Allaan, who has been on a hunger strike for 60 days, is now on mechanical respiratory support, his lawyer says.
Israel's Killing of 10 Peace Activists Is "Not of Sufficient Gravity"
World  (tags: ICC, ordered, review, chief, prosecutor, Fatou, Bensouda, Mavi, Marmara, Israel, murders, peace, activists, 10, Ten )

- 468 days ago -
The International Criminal Court on Thursday ordered its chief prosecutor to review a decision not to probe Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in 2010, saying "errors were made".
Critics Banned, Islamophobes Welcomed at "We Believe in Israel" UK Conference
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, UK, 'We Believe In Israel', Islamophobes, conference, politics, ethics, interesting, society, news, rights, freedoms, corruption, activists, dishonesty )

- 589 days ago -
According to its self-description, the event (expected to attract up to 1,500 people) will be "broad-based and inclusive" and "open to anyone, Jewish and non-Jewish, and from across the political spectrum, who supports the right of the State of Israel...
With Call to 'End the Drone Wars,' Activists Cut Their Way Into UK Air Force Base - Common Dreams
World  (tags: UK, Drone Planes, RAF, Activists, Humans, War, Peace, Ethics, News )

- 660 days ago -
Four people have been arrested for aggravated trespass after entering RAF Waddington near Lincolnshire, UK, armed with banners "End The Drone Wars". They opposed Britain's prolonged participation in foreign wars and use of drone planes.
It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
World  (tags: activists, world, politics, society, women's rights, women's rightshumans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 775 days ago -
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They've shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
VICTORY VICTORY Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins
World  (tags: profits mainly from tourism, brought into the country illegally, local activist group reEarth, in favor of freeing the dolphins, ecosystems, endangered, oceans, nature, wildlife, world, healthconditions, water, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered )

- 813 days ago -
A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphins should be allowed into the Bahamas for any purpose beyond research.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

- 829 days ago -
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Save the White Rhino By Getting It Back on CITES Appendix I.
World  (tags: no medicinal worth, horrific poaching and mutilation, CITES CoP9 in 1994, Southern White Rhino, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, government, politics, nature, activists, violence, sadness, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment )

- 833 days ago -
Wild and Free SA appeals to His Royal Highness to use his considerable influence worldwide to oppose any proposal for rhino horn trade, no matter who suggests it, on the grounds that it is cruel and invasive to live animals; it has no medicinal worth
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Bullfighting Culture in Spain.
World  (tags: Torture, bullfighting culture in Spain, activists, abuse, world, violence, women, sadness, politics, murder, internet, culture, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, europe, violence, treatment, prevention )

- 835 days ago -
To protect the bulls and live their life in peace. Torture has no place in the human society. If you are on the bull's shoes what will you do??? What will you think?? What will you feel if you are being tortured in front of the jeering crowd,
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

- 837 days ago -
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Please Stop Purchasing Dolphins From Japan.
World  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, oceans, politics, nature, protection, environment, destruction, activists, corruption, crime, children, family, media, society, violence, sadness, world, government, suffering, slaughter, cruelty, ani )

- 843 days ago -
immediate action in this case to: 1) deny any export permit to facilitate the transport of these dolphins to China, Korea, Ukraine; 2) revoke any export permit if already issued, and; 3) initiate an investigation of those involved in the exports,
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Councillor Hazel Noonan: This Is How Galati, Romania Treats Dogs - Coventry's Twin Town.
World  (tags: Romania, Public Shelters must provide food, water, medical treatment, they must open to the public, they must allow adoptions, This is not happening, world, sadness, activists, corruption, violence, murder, media, internet, animals, killed, killing, cru )

- 844 days ago -
The Mayor of Galati in Romania, twin town to Coventry in the UK has announced that all 1,000 plus dogs in the Public Shelter will be killed within 14 days. This reverses previous statements that the shelter would be a "no-kill" shelter.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Dog Barbecues in Nigeria!
World  (tags: africa, interesting, violence, world, media, death, safety, prevention, treatment, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, death, dogs, cruelty, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, endangered, slaughter, activists, internet, media, murder, violence )

- 1062 days ago -
Traditional African food includes chicken, turkey, beef and meat. Roadside dog barbecues are getting more and more popular these days in Nigeria.

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