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Islamic Teacher Who Sexually Abused Girl, 11, as He Taught Her the Koran Spared Jail Because His Wife Doesn't Speak English Rea
World  (tags: crime, children, Islam )

Stan
- 372 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
AN Islamic teacher who repeatedly molested a terrified girl of 11 as he taught her the Koran has escaped a jail sentence because his wife's English is so bad.
Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

Kit
- 375 days ago - opposingviews.com
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
Russian Markets Plunge as Putin Tightens Crimea Grip
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', russia, Putin, conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, media, politics, society, violence )

Kit
- 387 days ago - reuters.com
Russia paid a financial price on Monday for its military intervention in neighboring Ukraine, with stocks, bonds and the rouble plunging as President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region.
IT HAPPENED TO ME: I ALMOST BECAME A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, women, Human Trafficking, society, crime, world )

Carrie
- 393 days ago - xojane.com
Recently, the price of fame may have nearly cost me my life, when a man fabricated a broadcasting contract with a major network in order to get me and another media personality to Russia for the Sochi Olympics.
Mexico Captures No.1 Drug Kingpin 'Shorty' Guzman By Lizbeth Diaz and Gabriel Stargardter
World  (tags: Joaquin Guzman, Mexican drug cartels, crime, violence, world, humanrights, interesting )

Nancy
- 395 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"The criminal activity Guzman allegedly directed contributed to the death and destruction of millions of lives across the globe through drug addiction, violence, and corruption," Holder said in a statement.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IMMEDIATE DETENTION AND TRIBUNAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VICTOR YANUKOVICH FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
World  (tags: Ukraine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, world, society, politics, news, government, ethics, death, crime, HumanRights )

Cal
- 398 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The CRIMINAL-FASCIST REGIME of Yanukovich / Putin (Yanukovich's sponsor and instructor) is being established In Ukraine through killing, torturing and persecuting without trial, not only protestors, but mostly PEACEFUL PEOPLE, wearing no more than NATIONA
South Asia Afghan Government to Rewrite 'Anti-Women' Law
World  (tags: humanrights, Karzai, law, women, girls, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 398 days ago - aljazeera.com
Just one week after you took Action on our Urgent Alert calling on Afghan President Karzai not to sign the new criminal code that threatened the safety and security of Afghan women and girls into law, we're happy to tell you that your voice was heard!
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 403 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) would coordinate and improve existing U.S. foreign assistance efforts to stop this global crisis.
PETITION - Demand Afghanistan Scrap a Law Effectively Silencing Survivors of Domestic Violence
World  (tags: afghanistan, crime, violence, Womens rights ACTION )

David
- 404 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Afghanistan is set to pass a law that will allow people to attack their wives, sisters and daughters without fear of punishment, because relatives won't be allowed to testify as witnesses to these crimes. - Stand with the women and girls of Afghanistan...
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 405 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End The Sinai Slave Trade
World  (tags: world, humanrights, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, middle-east, africa, crime )

Cal
- 405 days ago - avaaz.org
Thousands of East Africans have been abducted by criminal trafficking rings, and tortured in Egypt's Sinai until their desperate families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. Every hour these men, women and children are in captivity is an hour too long
Israeli FM Spokesman: Abuse of Palestinian Kids 'Intolerable'
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, IDF, Palestinian children, detention, TV report, Australian news, HumanRights, crime )

Angelika
- 407 days ago - haaretz.com
Australian TV documentary 'Stone cold justice' alleges that Palestinian children are being physically abused and forced into false confessions.Report: The maltreatment of Palestinian children appears to be "widespread, systematic and institutionalized"
Stop the Poaching of South African Rhinos - Force Change
World  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhinos, Poaching, Crime, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Humans, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 410 days ago - forcechange.com
If something is not done soon to curb the rampant poaching of the rhinoceros, then extinction is inevitable. Government complicity, poverty, and nefarious organized crime interests (mostly from Asian countries eg Vietnam) all fuel the poaching trade.
Make Rhino Poaching a Felony in Mozambique in Africa - Via Force Change
World  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhino, Humans, Poaching, Crime, Killing, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 410 days ago - forcechange.com
A large number of the poachers and dealers of rhino horns are based in Mozambique. Poachers cross the border with semi-automatic weapons, endangering not only this remarkable species, but dedicated game rangers as well but only receive minimum punishment.
 

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