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The Vietnam War Might Seem Like Ancient History, But Thousands Still Risk Arrest and Torture for Helping the US
World  (tags: Hmong refugees, politics, Refugees&Relief, world, society, ethics, freedoms, conflict, government, Refugees&Relief, asia )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
Nagasaki Urges Gov't to Heed Security Policy Worries on A-Bomb Day
World  (tags: war, usa, death, asia, Nagasaki Bombing, Nagasaki Mayor, Shinzo Abe, peace, security policy, government, politics )

Naoko
- 10 days ago - mainichi.jp
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue called on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government to heed mounting public concern over its security policy on Saturday, the 69th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the southwestern Japan city.
Okinawa: Pocket of Resistance
World  (tags: war, usa, government, death, asia, Okinawa US Marines, military bases, discrimination, protests )

Naoko
- 10 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Despite repeated promises from Tokyo to reduce the military burden on Okinawa, U.S. bases still comprise 10 percent of the prefecture (and 18 percent of Okinawa Island) but give back less than 5 percent to the local economy.
India Right-Wing Party Says Rape Charges Now 'Fashionable'
World  (tags: crime, asia, humanrights, India, rape, rage, Shiv Sena )

Naoko
- 17 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
NEW DELHI - Indian right-wing Hindu party Shiv Sena said Saturday filing sexual assault charges has "become a fashion" in an article backing a police officer accused of rape.
Protect Children From Sexual Attacks
World  (tags: world, asia, ACTION PLEASE, protection, children sexual attacks )

Rose
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
get: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi Goal: Implement and enforce law that protects children from sexual attacks
Help Me to Give a Pound of Organic Cotton!
World  (tags: ethics, world, humans, asia )

Anteater
- 26 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please, sign the petition to help me earn 5000 butterfly credits to help a farmer grow a pound of cotton.
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 )

Kelly
- 44 days ago - change.org
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,
Goat Cafes Are The Next Big Thing
World  (tags: Asia, barnyard animals, cafes, society, business, clientele, world )

Carrie
- 55 days ago - modernfarmer.com
In Asia cat cafes are quaint, dime-a-dozen affairs that are being overshadowed by a new trend:Barnyard animal cafes. Yes, cafe owners in countries like Japan and South Korea are now relying on the romance of the farm to appeal to a more eclectic clientele
Demand Resignation of Rape-Supporting Politicians - ForceChange
World  (tags: asia, India, rape, victims, Samajwadi Party, humanrights, violence, crime )

Naoko
- 61 days ago - forcechange.com
Politicians in the Samajwadi Party in India are threatening women, insisting that rape is forgivable and that victims should face same penalties as rapists. Sign this petition demanding the resignation of these violence-promoting politicians.
Fear, Shock Among Sri Lankan Muslims in Aftermath of Buddhist Mob Violence
World  (tags: communal warfare, violence, world, society, Sri Lanka, religious animosity, politics, asia )

Cal
- 62 days ago - cnn.com
Muslims in Sri Lanka are fearful after a wave of deadly violence by Buddhist mobs Sunday
Ending Extreme Poverty in the World By 2030
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, death, ethics, food, freedoms, government, India, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 75 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
World Bank President Jim Kim opened up in a candid conversation with Ali Velshi on Wednesday about the institution's campaign to end extreme poverty in the world by 2030.
March Against Monsanto News From Everywhere
World  (tags: Monsanto Protests around the world, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia Protests Against Monsanto, GMO's )

Betsy
- 86 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
To the rhythms of drums and chants, concerned people took to the streets across 436 cities in 52 countries yesterday. The message was clear: smash Monsanto. With thousands marching from coast to coast, Canada to Argentina, and around the world,
Vietnam Riots: China Ships to Evacuate Workers
World  (tags: Asia, China, Veitnam, conflict, government, humanrights, politics, violence )

Kit
- 94 days ago - bbc.com
China is sending five ships to evacuate Chinese nationals from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots.
Thai Leader Forced to Resign Over Abuse of Power
World  (tags: asia, corruption, government, thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra, abuse, political crisis, chaos )

Naoko
- 104 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Thailand's prime minister was forced to resign Wednesday after the Constitutional Court found her guilty in an abuse of power case, pushing the country deeper into political turmoil.
Poor Trafficking Record 'Inaccurate'.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, Trafficking report inaccurate, government says )

Rose
- 106 days ago - bangkokpost.com
Thailand has defended itself against an American professor's allegations that the kingdom has a poor human trafficking record, saying the information presented to the United States' House Committee on...
 

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