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Why Isn't A Possible Lynching in NC National News? ACTION
World  (tags: Lennon Lacy, North Carolina, lynching?, crime, society, children, family, human rights, federal investigation needed )

- 321 days ago -
On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina (population 1,750). Lennon Lacy was African American.
Tell China: Stop Torturing Tibetans! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Tibet, tortured to death, China, world, crime )

- 185 days ago -
Goshul Lobsang is one of the Tibetans who have been tortured to death. He was arrested for organizing a peaceful political protest in Tibet. Chinese jailers stuck sharp objects under his fingernails, beat him severely and denied him food.
Auschwitz 70th Anniversary: Survivors Mark Camp Liberation
World  (tags: world, politics, Auschwitz, never forget!, anti-Semitism, genocide, humanrights, society, death, crime )

- 255 days ago -
About 300 Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.
A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery ~ PETITION ATTACHED ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, modern slavery, slave labor, Thailand, news, government, ethics, crime, politics, world )

Carrie No
- 68 days ago -
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave labor ~ but it doesn't receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

- 358 days ago -
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
Tools of Torture: Sale Must End Now! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, torture, torture tools, Amnesty International, violence, society, government, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, world )

Carrie No
- 331 days ago -
Sign our petition to the EU:Thumb screws, spiked batons, leg irons and neck shackles. These instruments of torture aren't just confined to the history books - they're being used every day in torture chambers, police stations, military barracks and...
Philippines Sugar Organizer Murdered ACTION
World  (tags: Rolando Pango, sugar plantation, United Sugar Producers Federation of the, Hacienda Salud, business, crime, world, human rights )

- 303 days ago -
"This is a grim reminder that in certain industries and sectors like sugar plantations the Philippines is a dangerous place for trade unionists," said Josua Mata, General Secretary of IUF-affiliated union federation SENTRO and co-convener of NAGKAISA...
Sad About Cecil? These African Animals Are Slaughtered By the Thousands
World  (tags: Animal Rights, animal deaths, South Sudan, conservation, civil war, violence, ethics, government, crime, conflict, world, news, humans )

Carrie No
- 68 days ago -
South Sudan's civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other animals into an industry.Conservationists say the "charismatic megafauna" are nearly wiped out here.
World  (tags: SAVE RAT, violence, europe, crime, ethics, freedoms, media, society, news, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, law, protection, sadness, suffering, arts, culture, law, murder, world )

- 208 days ago -
The "artist" F. Mehnert has launched cruel experiment that will give web users the power to shoot a rat with a click of their keyboard. He wants to show that people can kill using the internet. Why one rat has to die for miserable "art" project?
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

- 310 days ago -
Burma's demographic anomaly - 9 million people who ought to be there, but aren't. Their absence is prima facie evidence of genocide - but as we all celebrate the 'brave new Burma', no one wants to know.
ISIS Terror: Yazidi Woman Recalls Horrors of Slave Auction
World  (tags: ISISI torture of Yazidi women, torture, rape, world, politics, middle-east, humanrights, conflict, crime, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 237 days ago -
Farida is a strong young woman with a loud voice, thin lips and a prominent nose. She was determined to resist ISIS from the very beginning. She paid a heavy price for her refusal to obey.
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Killing of Papuans
World  (tags: violence, human rights, Papuans, Jakarta, Indonesian police, President Widodo, indigenous people, 5 teenagers, society, crime, death )

- 297 days ago -
Please email President Widodo, urging him investigate the recent killing of five teenagers and to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice; to end human rights violations in the region and to enter into dialogue with the Papuan people.
Nine-Year-Old Sex Slave Is Made Pregnant By 10 ISIS Militants Raping Her Says Aid Worker
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, humans, children, crime, conflict, death, abuse, crime, Crimes against Women )

- 180 days ago -
Female Yazidi held prisoner by ISIS, suffered horrific sexual abuse Victims include girl, nine, who is now 'pregnant by her abusers' Earlier this week, ISIS released 216 Yazidi prisoners in northern Iraq
Demand Justice for the Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo Mora
World  (tags: justice for activist, humans, animals, turtles, violence, politics, crime, death )

- 220 days ago -
Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could have serious consequences for conservation and ecotourism in the region.

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