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Antarctica: Japan Killed 122 Pregnant Minke Whales During Annual Whale Hunt
World  (tags: Antarctica, Annual Whale Hunt, 122 Pregnant Minke Whales Killed, Japan, asia, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 76 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
An animal rights group were outraged at JapanâEUR(TM)s controversial whaling program after it emerged that more than 120 pregnant whales were slaughtered last year. Of 333 Minke Whales Taken - 181 were female and 122 of those were pregnant.
Ishikawa Zoo - Japan: Depressed Elephant Spent 29 Years Alone In Concrete Cell
World  (tags: Japan, Ishikawa Zoo, Depressed elephant, 29 years in concrete cell, asia, crime, humans, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 127 days ago - thedodo.com
Every wall she can reach is scratched up from her trying to get out. Twenty-nine years ago, Sunny the Asian elephant first arrived at the Ishikawa Zoo in Japan âEUR" and sheâEUR(TM)s been completely alone ever since.
Jakarta Is the World's Fastest-Sinking City and It May Have Only a Decade Left
World  (tags: climate change, global warming, rising seas, Asia, cities )

Freya
- 129 days ago - weather.com
The city, home to about 10 million people, is reportedly sinking at a rate of 25 cm each year. About 40 percent of the metropolis now lies beneath sea level.
Japan, Shimonoseki: Whalers Return With 333 Dead Whales
World  (tags: Japan, Shimonoseki, Whalers, Kill 333 Whales, Southern Ocean, asia, conflict, crime, death, humans, interesting, media, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 134 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
FORBIDDEN FEEDS: GOVERNMENT CONTROLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN CHINA
World  (tags: Asia, oppression, tyranny, Internet, communication )

Freya
- 151 days ago - pen.org
This book lays bare the destructive impact of the Chinese government's vision of "cyber sovereignty" on netizens who dare to dissent.
Stop Forced Organ Harvesting in China
World  (tags: organlegging, transplants, discrimination, atrocities, Asia, murder, petitions )

Freya
- 151 days ago - stoporganharvesting.org
There is extensive evidence suggesting that hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners have been killed for their organs. And the crime is still going on. Help save innocent lives and end this crime against humanity.
Tell Congress: We Need Diplomacy With North Korea
World  (tags: Asia, Korea, war, diplomacy, international relations, foreign affairs, petitions )

Freya
- 154 days ago - act.winwithoutwar.org
South Korea just announced a diplomatic breakthrough with North Korea. But Trump hasn't even appointed a real ambassador to South Korea. And just last week, the State Department's senior diplomat in charge of North Korea resigned.
Mumbai, India: Elephant Parade Raises Awareness Of Need For Elephant Conservation
World  (tags: mumbai, India, Elephant Parade, Elephant Conservation, asia, death, humans, interesting, media, society, world )

Fiona
- 159 days ago - indianexpress.com
he exhibition-cum-conservation initiative, Elephant Parade, comprising 101 sculptures of elephants was inaugurated in the presence of Devendra Fadnavis, Maneka Gandhi and Poonam Mahajan at the Gateway of India on Sunday.
RELEASE CAMBODIAN ACTIVIST SAM SOKHA
World  (tags: human rights, civil rights, workers, Asia, petitions )

Freya
- 167 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Labour rights activist and former garment worker, Sam Sokha, fled persecution in Cambodia but was forcibly returned. Now she's in prison.
Tell Liverpool FC's Directors: Stop Supporting Occupation, Drop This Deal
World  (tags: Asia, occupation, China, Tibet, sports, petitions )

Freya
- 186 days ago - freetibet.co.uk
Tibet Water Resources Ltd. exploits the natural resources of Tibet, a country that has been under brutal military occupation for nearly 70 years. Now one of the world's biggest football teams, Liverpool FC, have signed a sponsorship deal with them.
As Violence Against the Oppressed Rohingya Grows, Trump and Corporate America Look the Other Way
World  (tags: minorities, persecution, ethnic cleansing, Asia )

Freya
- 317 days ago - alternet.org
Since August 25, it has been reported that an estimated 400,000 Rohingya have fled the region of Rakhine in Burma after a vicious cycle of violence.
 

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