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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Bullfighting Culture in Spain.
World  (tags: Torture, bullfighting culture in Spain, activists, abuse, world, violence, women, sadness, politics, murder, internet, culture, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, europe, violence, treatment, prevention )

Kelly
- 11 days ago - change.org
To protect the bulls and live their life in peace. Torture has no place in the human society. If you are on the bull's shoes what will you do??? What will you think?? What will you feel if you are being tortured in front of the jeering crowd,
Patagonian Dreams
World  (tags: culture, education, ethics, government, humans, interesting, politics, religion, rights, conflict, HumanRights, israel, middle-east, palestine )

Eleonora
- 52 days ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
DURING HIS short visit to Israel, Pope Francis laid a wreath on the grave of Theodor Herzl. ... So why Herzl's grave? Obviously, this gesture was intended to emphasize the Zionist character of the state. ...
Chinese Couples Rush to Get Pregnant Before Dreaded Year of the Sheep
World  (tags: China, culture, society, children, superstitions, luck )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Liu Changlong born at Amcare Women's & Children's Hospital in Beijing was the hospital's first delivery in the Year of the Horse. China considers it lucky to be born in the Year of the Horse, but to be born in the upcoming Year of the Sheep is unlucky.
This Week In Pictures
World  (tags: photos, humanrights, crime, beauty, world, culture, family, society )

Nancy
- 85 days ago - nbcnews.com
Pro-Russian separatists on Sunday seized control of the offices of regional state television and said they would take it off air and broadcast a Kremlin-backed Russian channel instead.
Everest's Sherpas Are Right To Revolt
World  (tags: Mt. Everest tragedy, Sherpas, human rights, culture, death, income, money, politics, corruption, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 96 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The death of 16 Sherpas last week on Everest--the biggest single loss of life in the mountain's history--has led to a threatened strike. Why, the Sherpas demand, should they risk their lives, while being excluded from the income generated by the rich,...
Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 140 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
- 140 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
- 153 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
- 178 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
- 184 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
- 230 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
- 248 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
- 258 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
- 272 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
- 274 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.
 

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