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MARCH 8--INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2014: Women Still Walk Two Steps Behind in Arab World
World  (tags: world, politics, womens rights, Arab World, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 229 days ago - ipsnews.net
In much of the Arab world, women's participation in the labour force is the lowest in the world, according to the United Nations, while women in politics are a rare breed both in the Middle East and North Africa.
A Half Billion More for WHAT? ACTION
World  (tags: government, violence, war, money, politics, usa, Syria )

Nancy
- 114 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
President Obama has requested another half a billion dollars to arm and train "appropriately vetted" fighters in Syria to help them kill better.
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
- 253 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.
GOOD NEWS! Syrian Wounded Flee to Hospitals in Israel
World  (tags: AID, Syrian CivilWar, Israel hospials, health care, goodnews, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, middle-east, israel, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 246 days ago - canadaka.net
Syria and Israel have been at war since 1948, but Israeli hospitals offering care
Putin: Stop The Crackdown ACTION
World  (tags: LGBTI community, freedom of assembly, humanrights, Russia, activists jailed, government )

Nancy
- 275 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Mikhail Kosenko is locked up in a psychiatric hospital because he took part in an anti-Putin rally. Another 5,000 people have been detained around Moscow for similar 'crimes' since 2012. Art exhibitions and even a pillow fight have been shut down by...
European Pirate Parties Protest Racism
World  (tags: European Union, Sweden, Germany, France, Elections, Pirates, Liberals, Socialiisteurope, GoodNews, government, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Betsy
- 128 days ago - popularresistance.org
Representatives from all parties in the Swedish parliament took the call of Pirate Party and protested against fascists and nazis who entered the European Parliament during the last elections in May 2014. Recent elections to the European Parliament ..
TAKE ACTION NOW: AUSTRALIA: Sacred Aboriginal Land in NSW Is About to Be Decimated By New Zealand Sandmining Company 'Roc
World  (tags: world, politics, INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, indigenos rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, conflict, humanrights, freedoms, society )

Cal
- 290 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A New Zealand company 'Rocla Sandmining' is planning to build a mine on an Aboriginal Women's Fertility Rites Songline and Teaching Place. This Songline is part of the Sacred Dreaming Track, and its destruction would destroy with it tens of thousands of y
Why Do Conservatives Hate Pope Francis So Much? Just Read These 20 Quotes
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, Pope Francics )

Kit
- 313 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Since becoming the newest pontiff on March 13, 2013, Pope Francis has had a lot to say. His words are literally moving the Catholic Church from what has been a right-wing dominated institution toward a more liberal one.
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
- 257 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.
RIP: Ariel Sharon, Whose Life And Career Shaped Israeli History, Dies
World  (tags: politics, obituary, world, Ariel Sharon, politics, middle-east, world, government, israel, news )

Cal
- 284 days ago - npr.org
Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, a towering figure in the history of Israel as a soldier and politician, died on Saturday. He was 85.
Telling Women to 'Enjoy' Rape? India's Top Detective Under Fire for Outrageous Comment
World  (tags: women's rights, India, humanrights, government, politics, UnitedNations, society, world )

Cal
- 343 days ago - takepart.com
As the South Asian nation struggles with wave of violence against women, an official's bad analogy draws anger.
Syria's Unknown Victims: The Thousands Missing or Dead in Regime Custody
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, death, middle-east, war )

Cal
- 225 days ago - theguardian.com
Among the more than 100,000 dead in the three years since the Syrian civil war began are at least 11,000 disappeared into the Assad regime's custody. But the true number may be much higher,
Jihad Makes Anti-Semitism Deadly Again In Europe
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, anti-Semitism, Europe, jihad, radical Islam, society, ethics, death, government )

Cal
- 140 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Like the Toulouse shootings two years ago, the cold-blooded killings at Brussels' Jewish Museum show radical Islam mixing with anti-Semitism to target Jews 70 years after the Nazis' demise.
There Are Reports of the Islamic State Executing Dozens of Yazidis
World  (tags: ISIS, atrocities, genocide, iraq, politics, society, world, humanrights, government, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 76 days ago - globalpost.com
The Yazidis in northern Iraq are used to being persecuted, but this attack was bad. The Islamic State captured Sinjar, forcing thousands from their homes.
 

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