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Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 41 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
A backlash against high-profile women has already begun. Call on David Cameron to take a lead on supporting and protecting women's right in Afghanistan.
The Disturbing Truth About Forced Child Weddings Around The World ACTION
World  (tags: children, girls, future women, family, culture, humanrights, freedoms, abuse )

Nancy
- 41 days ago - takepart.com
"They have very high hopes for the future. They dream of being doctors. They dream of being pilots," said Agnes Odhiambo, a researcher at HRW's Women's Rights Division, "but the environment in which they live in does not always enable those dreams to come
What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller
World  (tags: culture, interesting, New Guinea, Asmat tribe, Michael Rockefeller, disappearance, death, violence, society, world, humans )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
A journey to the heart of New Guinea's Asmat tribal homeland sheds new light on the mystery of the heir's disappearance there in 1961. And secrets, spirits, laws and customs, born of men and women who have been walled off...
An Inside Look at Sochi's Vibrant Gay Culture (TEXT and PHOTOS)
World  (tags: Sochi, anti-gay, Kremlin, gay community, gay clubs, society, culture, government, humanrights, ethics )

Carrie
- 79 days ago - theweek.com
Considering the mayor's opinions on the matter, it's pretty easy to see why he hasn't received an invitation to Mayak, one of Sochi's two gay clubs. But had he gone to the cabaret, he might have seen how very vibrant the city's gay culture is.
US Psychology Body Declines to Rebuke Member in GuantáNamo Torture Case
World  (tags: humanrights, humans, politics, government, world, usa, violence, society, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, conflict, freedoms, abuse, violence, culture, law, health, healthcare )

JL
- 85 days ago - theguardian.com
Complaint dropped against John Leso, involved in brutal interrogation of suspected 9/11 hijacker Mohammed al-Qahtani
Video:Defend the Defenders
World  (tags: women, world, violence, society, sadness, politics, law, humans, health, freedoms, family, ethics, culture, crime, children, child, abuse, violence, humanrights, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', GoodNews )

JL
- 131 days ago - globalfundforwomen.org
Though their backs are up against the walls of oppression, women's rights activists refuse to back down. In celebration of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, watch stories about three courageous women
Oil Palm Changes Rural Culture in Brazilian Amazon
World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, conflict, culture )

Cal
- 149 days ago - ipsnews.net
Thousands of small farming families in Pará, in the Amazon jungle in northeast Brazil, have turned to the African oil palm as a new source of income, through contracts with biofuel companies. Strange bedfellows, which poses cultural and economic challenge
The Disturbing Resilience of Anti-Semitism
World  (tags: world, society, anti-Semitism, religion, culture, discrimination, society, world, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, politics )

Cal
- 159 days ago - theweek.com
Reports of anti-Semitism surface from New York to Eastern Europe
Zalipie: Poland's Painted Village (TEXT and PHOTOS)
World  (tags: Poland, society, culture, beauty, women, interesting, photos )

Carrie
- 172 days ago - kuriositas.com
The secluded village of Zalipie in southeastern Poland is home to a charming tradition. Over a century ago the women of the village began to paint their houses: however, it was not the single, uniform color one might expect from a traditional...
Equality Is Nat a Game! Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia Petition!!!
World  (tags: violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, news, politics, interesting, government, humans, law, ethics, culture, crime, children, world, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Robert
- 175 days ago - secure.hrw.org
A Russian law passed this year punishes LGBT persons, and anyone who speaks on their behalf in front of children. Join Human Rights Watch in demanding that 2014 are not the Olympics of hate.
Idle No More Movement Held Protests Across Canada and USA for Treaty Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, Protest, conservation, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, humans, habitat, animals, water, nature, activists, arts, rights, world, sadness, dishonesty, ethics, culture, abuse, society, humanrights, freedoms )

Roxy
- 192 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Idle No More organizers said more than 50 events were taking place in Canada, the U.S. and in other countries. One of the largest was at the B.C. legislature over proposed pipeline projects to which First Nations communities have been lining up in action
TAKE ACTION! Stand for Indigenous Rights!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, culture, world )

Dimitris
- 196 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Send a letter to President Rousseff in support of indigenous rights in Brazil!
ACTION NEEDED Stop the Mass Slaughter of Stray Dogs in Romania
World  (tags: europe, death, violence, world, society, news, media, activists, abuse, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, sadness, society, politics, murder, safety, rights, treatment, safety, prevention, protection, healthcare, killed, killing, suffering, animalwe )

Kelly
- 198 days ago - change.org
There are currently hundreds of Romanians murdering stray Dogs in the streets of Craiova , Nasaud and Bucharest and it needs to stop NOW !!!
Activists Hijack Brutal Bull-Spearing Festival
World  (tags: abuse, activists, world, violence, travel, sadness, society, safety, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, murder, dishonesty, treatment, safety, prevention, protection, animalcruelty, abused, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, protection, k )

Kelly
- 198 days ago - our-compass.org
Twenty bulls have been "liberated" from the town of Tordesillas in northern Spain on the eve of a controversial festival in which the whole town hunts down a single animal with spears.
Michael's Plan to Restore America's Dream
World  (tags: activists, americans, culture, americans, bushadministration, economy, GoodNews, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, government, society, politics )

Michael
- 204 days ago - opednews.com
To this Cyberspace Cowboy who believes he found the same new way as Steve Miller sang about the power tripping dreamers have some heavy dues to pay: Turn Foreign Policy around or we will be continually spinning our wills with too much month ahead; Public.
 

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