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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 80 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 81 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 81 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 82 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
Minister: Israel Looking at Ways to Lower Bedouin Birthrate
World  (tags: Bedouin population, Human Rights, polygamy, birthrate, freedoms, israel, world, ethics, government, middle-east, politics, humans, society )

Carrie
- 82 days ago - haaretz.com
Fadi Masamra, director general of the Council of Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, said in response, "From a feminist perspective I support stopping polygamy, but to talk about dealing with the birthrate is insane.
What Every Politician Should Know About GMOs - But Hardly Any of Them Does
World  (tags: conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, genetic engineering, government, HumanRights, politics, society, usa, world )

Kathy
- 82 days ago - gmeducation.org
On both sides of the Atlantic citizens are increasingly concerned about the use of GMOs in farming and food production but their questions and objections are continually ignored by governments and politicians.
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 83 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 83 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, interesting, food, hunger, genetic engineering, GMOs, politics, society, UnitedNations, world )

Kathy
- 91 days ago - motherearthnews.com
Last spring marked a tipping point for rising global food prices. Haiti's prime minister was ousted amid rice riots; Mexican tortillas have quadrupled in price. African countries were hit especially hard. According to the World Bank, global food prices
Australia Foils Islamic State Terror Plot to Commit Lee Rigby-Style Murders (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIL, Australia, terrorism, plot, crime, government, conflict, violence, world, freedoms, news, politics )

Carrie
- 93 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Security forces in Australia have prevented an alleged Islamic State plot to carry out a filmed beheading of a random person in Sydney "within days" as part of a series of gruesome public executions.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, petition, Africa, WHO, world, death, ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, society )

Carrie
- 93 days ago - act.one.org
Tell world leaders to make bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
ISIS Video Purportedly Shows Another Journalist Being Held In Captivity (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Great Britain, U.S. prisoner, ISIL, John Cantile, propaganda video, freedoms, government, politics, terrorism, news, interesting, middle-east )

Carrie
- 93 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a new video in which a man identifying himself as a British journalist says that he will "show you the truth" about ISIS and how western media is manipulating the public.
According to Yesha Council, 7,500 New Settlers Have Moved Into West Bank in Last Six Months
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, middle-east, violence, news, crime )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesha said that, back in January of 2014, 374,469 settlers lived in the West Bank and Jerusalem, and that the current number of settlers (382,031) is a 2% increase. It said that the biggest settlement is Beitar Illit settlement, located southwest of...
Put the Children First: Lift the Blockade on Gaza
World  (tags: Gaza Blockade, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, children, education, violence, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - haaretz.com
The opening of the school year in Gaza this week was the most harrowing in living memory. Hundreds of psychologists were on hand at all 252 UNRWA schools to lead a week of counseling for 241,000 students. We began with a roll call to see who was alive...
 

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