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Congratulate First Female Editor in Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: world, humanrights, action, congratulate 1st female editor in Saudi, freedoms, GoodNews )

Rose
- 55 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Somayya Jabarti Goal: Congratulate Somayya Jabarti for becoming the first female editor of a newspaper in her country Saudi Arabia is known for their oppressive laws against women, so when a woman is poised to become
Ukraine Violence Turns Deadly
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, ukrainem russia, conflict, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 56 days ago - abclocal.go.com
Until Monday, the government and the opposition had appeared to be making some progress toward resolving the political crisis peacefully.
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 60 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.
In Lebanon, Reactions From 5 People Who Face Terror Threats Daily
World  (tags: Lebanon, Lebanon politics, society, violence, terrorism, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics )

Cal
- 60 days ago - globalpost.com
Their attitude is inspiring, which isn't to say you'll agree with their politics.
Goodbye Gaza: Our Correspondent Reflects on Her Time in the Middle East
World  (tags: Gaza, ME, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, occupation, freedoms, HumanRights, The Guardian )

Angelika
- 61 days ago - theguardian.com
Power cuts, fuel shortages, price rises, job losses, Israeli air strikes, untreated sewage in the streets and the sea, internal political repression, the near-impossibility of leaving, the lack of hope or horizon -... crushing the spirits of Gazans
One Billion Rising
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, violence, society, freedoms, HumanRights )

Nancy
- 61 days ago - onebillionrising.org
It is time to recognize that violence against women and girls is and remains a major political challenge of the 21st century, alongside racial, economic and gender tyranny.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 61 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
The Future of Chinese Democracy Will Be Decided in Hong Kong This Year
World  (tags: world, politics, china, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, government, society )

Cal
- 62 days ago - globalpost.com
The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?
TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 63 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.
W. African Stephen Tebid: "Blacks Who Have Been in the U.S. for 4 Centuries Have Less Representation in the Senate Than Arab Mus   video
World  (tags: Stephen Tebid. Arabs have more represent, freedoms, middle-east, israel )

Beth
- 64 days ago - youtube.com
The African Muslim refugees who are flooding Israel have been rejected by several other large Muslim countries, but only Israel gets condemned for not being able to accommodate the tens of thousands invading southern Tel Aviv.
Woman Who Just Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted Racist Picture Of The Obamas
World  (tags: world, society, politics, human rights, racism, Sochi Winter Olympics, news, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - theguardian.com
Homophobia just wasn't enough ~ Irina Rodnina tweeted doctored photo of US leader with fruit - in country where black athletes are taunted with them regularly.
Russia Doesn't Want You to See These Shirtless, Muscley, Bearded Canadian Bobsledders
World  (tags: Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, human rights, freedoms, government, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - thewire.com
A gross human rights violation occurred in Russia on Thursday night: the government blocked Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripp's website -- a wondrous place where one could, if they wanted, find shirtless pictures of Canada's bearded, muscley bobsled team.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let the Afghan Government Silence Women and Girls
World  (tags: humanrights, world, society, violence, WOMEN'S RIGHTS, women's rights, politics, freedoms, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, news )

Cal
- 68 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Afghan Parliament has passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to...no matter how horrible the crime.

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