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Car Bomb Hits Insurgency-Plagued Southern Thailand 13 Hurt
World  (tags: asia, Thailand, Islam, Muslims, crime, death, terrorism, terrorists, murder, violence, world )

Penny
- 9 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
Suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand Friday detonated a car bomb that wounded 13 people and damaged buildings, police said. Two other bombs were defused.
Indigenous Groups Are Calling for the 'Decolonization' of Australia
World  (tags: world, politics, Australia, Aborigines, indigenous rights, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, humanrights )

Cal
- 12 days ago - vice.com
The National Freedom Movement was born out of the Freedom Summit that took place in Alice Springs last November. The summit saw a delegation of Aboriginal leaders from around the nation meeting to declare the independence of Australia's First Peoples
TAKE ACTION NOW! INDIA: Protect Indigenous People From Forced Evictions
World  (tags: forced evictions, India, indigenous rights, humanrights, ethics, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, world, politics )

Cal
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
Indigenous people are reportedly being forcibly evicted from their homes in India. These people, members of the Baiga and Gond tribes that live in the Kahna Tiger Reserve, were allegedly told that if they did not leave their homes, the forest department w
Futenma Base Move Pits Tokyo Vs. Okinawa
World  (tags: asia, usa, military, animalrights, protection, dugong, Okinawa, Tokyo, habitat, water )

Naoko
- 17 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Environmentalists say the construction of two aircraft runways on reclaimed land off Henoko would destroy critical feeding grounds and habitat for the dugong.
Thai Vigilantes Take Up Fight Against Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, asia, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 33 days ago - todayonline.com
BAN BANG YAI, Thailand - Bullet-proof vest, shotgun, sunglasses: Kompat Sompaorat could be mistaken for a member of a SWAT team.
Not Without Our Daughters: Lambada Women Fight Infanticide and Child Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, asia, India, Lambada, child trafficking, infanticide )

Naoko
- 37 days ago - ipsnews.net
Lambada women, who never went to school, now keep vigil over young girls in the community. When a child stays away from the classroom for too long, they sound the alarm against possible child labour or trafficking. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS
12 Ways to Rid the Planet of GMOs and MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Roundup
World  (tags: freedoms, ethics, humans, society, safety, corruption, rights, government, illness, food, health, prevention, protection, disease, diet, humans, risks, safety, GeneticEngineering, world, usa, africa, asia, europe, society )

Kevin
- 39 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
The article suggests ways to fight GMOs, while the image I included suggests where the protests should really occur.
Crucified Again: Persecution of Christians Becomes More Widespread
World  (tags: world, Christians, Christianity, Muslims, Islam, africa, asia, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence )

Penny
- 44 days ago - speroforum.com
Approximately 100,000 Christians die every year because of their faith. One thousand Nigerian churches destroyed in 2014.
Freed South Korean Slaves Now Face Misery in Homeless Shelters; Some Consider Going Back
World  (tags: violence, asia, humanrights, slave labor, South Korea, disabled, trapped )

Naoko
- 55 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
MOKPO, SOUTH KOREA - Life as a salt-farm slave was so bad that Kim Jong-seok sometimes fantasized about killing the owner who beat him daily. But freedom, he says, has been worse.
A Decade After Tsunami, Asia's Shattered Coasts Are On The Mend
World  (tags: world, society, asia, politics, GoodNews )

Cal
- 68 days ago - npr.org
Thailand's ever-hungry tourists ensured that the shattered restaurants, go-go bars and and t-shirt shacks in Phuket were quickly rebuilt, most of them farther up from the pounding surf than they'd been in their previous incarnations.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 78 days ago - globalpost.com
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students and teachers hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years
No Easy Solution for Myanmar's Rakhine Crisis
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Myanmar, Rakhine, humanrights, Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 115 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are caged like animals here. We cannot work or go to the town to buy things. Our young people grow up knowing they will never be able to go to university."
UN Envoy Calls on Turkey to Prevent Srebrenica-Style Massacre in Kobani
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, middle-east, Turkey, Kobani, kurds, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, death, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 144 days ago - globalpost.com
While much of the population has already fled the Islamic State offensive, 500-700 mostly elderly people are still sheltering in Kobani.
Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: children, asia, humanrights, Girls' Education, Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize )

Naoko
- 144 days ago - mainichi.jp
The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the two "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education."
Guarantee Citizens a Fair and Impartial Election - ForceChange
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, asia, china, Hong Kong, protests )

Naoko
- 150 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: President of China, Xi Jinping Goal: Guarantee a fair and impartial election in Hong Kong and grant citizens the right to protest
 

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