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Stop Bride-Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, bride kidnapping, freedoms, Asia, Kyrgyzstan, crime, world )

Nancy
- 165 days ago - forcechange.com
Though bride-kidnapping is outlawed, the Country Report for Human Rights Practice states that as many as 12,000 cases of bride-kidnappings occur each year in Kyrgyzstan, sometimes with girls as young as 14. Any attempts at rejecting the marriage or...
China Jails Prominent Rights Activist for Four Years - Behind The Wall
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, china, humanrights, HumanRights )

Glenn
- 166 days ago - behindthewall.nbcnews.com
More civil rights violations in China.
Take Action:Help End the Persecution of the Rohingya in Burma
World  (tags: congress, ethics, freedoms, usa, abuse, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, freedoms, death, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, world, society )

JL
- 168 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Many groups in Burma continue to suffer from extraordinary discrimination. The Rohingya - often considered the world's most persecuted people - offer the starkest example, as they have been systematically targeted by the Burmese government.
Demand An End to India's Rape Epidemic
World  (tags: humanrights, world, violence, asia, Action please, Rape )

Rose
- 172 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India Goal: Demand comprehensive action from the Indian government to address the country's rape crisis
Tension Mounts in Thailand After Blast Wounds 36 Protesters
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, conflict, death, ethics, HumanRights, government, humanrights, politics, society, world, violence )

JL
- 173 days ago - reuters.com
Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban blamed the government for the attack and said it would not dent the morale of thousands who on Monday stepped up a two-month agitation, bringing parts of Bangkok to a standstill and occupying ministries.
Demand Justice for Gang-Raped Tourist
World  (tags: asia, violence, humanrights, Demand justice for rape victim petition )

Rose
- 173 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: Pranab Mukherjee, The President of India Goal: Demand justice for the Danish female tourist who was gang raped in New Dehli, India and demand India's government provide stricter penalties to protect rape victms
Protect China's Farmers From Toxic Waste - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, china, death, ethics, government, politics, health )

Beverly
- 180 days ago - forcechange.com
Lower the domestic demand for cheap toxic metals made in China.
Demand Release of Wrongfully Detained Demonstrators - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, crime, corruption, government, asia, world, violence, terrorism, politics )

Beverly
- 180 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Release Cambodian garment workers violently arrested during strike.
Protect Child Refugees in Thailand
World  (tags: humanrights, children, asia, ACTION PLEASE Trafficking camps )

Rose
- 181 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Goal: Provide shelters for children escaping from Burma, and terminate dangerously unsanitary trafficking camps
Malaysia's Islamic Authorities Seize Bibles as Allah Row Deepens
World  (tags: religion, intolerance, Malaysia, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, politics, society, world )

Cal
- 191 days ago - reuters.com
Islamic authorities in Malaysia on Thursday seized 321 Bibles from a Christian group because they used the word Allah to refer to God, signaling growing intolerance that may inflame ethnic and religious tension in the Southeast Asian country.
Looming Battle: China Vs. Japan
World  (tags: world, politics, china, japan, diplomacy, violence, news, asia )

Cal
- 194 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Tensions have ratcheted up and things could get much worse
Female Genital Mutilation on the Rise Among Southeast Asian Muslims
World  (tags: female genital mutilation, religion, women, freedoms, politics, society, world, asia, news )

Cal
- 213 days ago - globalpost.com
More than 90 percent of women surveyed in Malaysia have been circumcised, and experts say increasing regional Islamic conservatism may be the reason why.
Video: Stream 'Unmanned: America's Drone Wars' for FREE
World  (tags: politics, media, military, troops, usa, war, u.s., terrorism, dishonesty, cover-up, congress, americans, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, middle-east, death, conflict, violence, world )

JL
- 220 days ago - unmanned.warcosts.com
Robert Greenwald recently released a new documentary with their sad story, and others like it, called Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.
UN Climate Talks Reach Timetable on Emissions Planning
World  (tags: climate-change, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, GoodNews, greenhousegases, protection, world, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, middle-east, africa, asia, europe )

JL
- 220 days ago - smartbrief.com
Under the agreement reached Saturday at the United Nations climate talks, governments must announce by the first quarter of 2015 detailed plans to curb carbon emissions.
The Damage Typhoon Haiyan Left in the Philippines, From Above (PHOTOS)
World  (tags: Typhoon Haiyan, catastrophic damage, politics, Refugees&Relief, world, asia, government )

Cal
- 242 days ago - globalpost.com
US marines on Monday joined a frantic effort to rescue famished survivors of a typhoon that may have killed 10,000 people in the Philippines, as the government declared a national emergency and security forces struggled to contain looting

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