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End Financial Spite Against Garment Workers
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, petition to sign, ethics, Workers' rights )

Rose
- 64 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea Goal: Stop the pocketing of the wages of exploited North Korean garment workers. Garment workers in North Korea are having their wages withheld illegally by the countryâEUR(TM)s
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 73 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 79 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
In Bangladesh, Gender Equality Comes on the Airwaves
World  (tags: world, asia, humanrights, Bangladesh, gender, Gender Equality )

Naoko
- 83 days ago - ipsnews.net
âEURoeMost of our audience are poor and they either donâEUR(TM)t have access to television or cannot read newspapers. So FM radio, available even on the cheapest mobile phone, has been very popular."
As Trinity Site Opens to Public, Vast Gap Persists in Japan-U.S. Views of Atomic Bombings
World  (tags: war, asia, death, Trinity Site, Hiroshima, atomic bombs, WW11 )

Naoko
- 87 days ago - mainichi.jp
The Trinity Site, located in the U.S. state of New Mexico -- where the world's first-ever test of a nuclear bomb took place in 1945 -- was opened to the public on April 4. Visitors' unquestioning belief in justification for the bombs' use clearly revealed
Indonesia Has Turned West Papua Into a Land of Suffering, Oppression, Bloodshed, Rape, Torture and Murder - Please Sign
World  (tags: West Papua, Indonesia, abuse, murder, Islam, Muslims, HumanRights, freedoms, asia, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, society, terrorism, world )

Penny
- 114 days ago - causes.com
Indonesia has turned West Papua from a land of peace into a land of suffering, oppression, bloodshed, rape, torture and murder. WE MUST HELP End the Indonesian occupation of West Papua !
Car Bomb Hits Insurgency-Plagued Southern Thailand 13 Hurt
World  (tags: asia, Thailand, Islam, Muslims, crime, death, terrorism, terrorists, murder, violence, world )

Penny
- 130 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
- 134 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
- 136 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
- 139 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
- 155 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
- 158 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
- 160 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
- 165 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
- 177 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.

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