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PETITION URG! Install Water Pump for WICHIS People in the Chaco Prov Argentina
World  (tags: petition, children, conflict, ethics, government, politics, world )

Pablo
- 119 days ago - change.org
The WICHIS communities, especially children, the elderly and disabled in the city of Villa Angela, Chaco; suffer parasitosis, skin infections and other severe health problems because they have no drinking water.
Save Youth Mental Health in South Australia
World  (tags: government, HumanRights, politics )

Olga
- 123 days ago - change.org
Can you please help spread the word, sign the petition and share it around. We need to give this isolated and vulnerable group of young people a voice.
Syrian Kids Who Escaped War Face Forced Labor
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, children, government )

Cal
- 132 days ago - takepart.com
With the majority of refugees living below the poverty line in Lebanon, many children work to survive.
Edward Snowden: Europe to Drop Criminal Charges and Offer Asylum
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, EU, UK, criminal charges dropped, Government, US, Russia, asylum )

Dandelion
- 299 days ago - theatlantic.com
This ruling would mean Snowden would be able to freely move around EU countries including the UK. Snowden said this is not a blow against the US Government, but an open hand extended by friends. It is a chance to move forward.
Saudi Execution Set for Juvenile Offender Sparks Human Rights Uproar
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, corruption, death )

Phyllis
- 322 days ago - msn.com
Ali Mohammed Nimr was 17 when he was arrested without warrant by police in 2012 for taking part in an "Arab Spring" protest against the Saudi government.
Lebanon's Got 99 Problems and Trash Is Just One
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, world, Lebanon, freedoms, society, violence, humanrights, government )

Cal
- 365 days ago - globalpost.com
Protesters clashed with police in central Beirut for a second night on Sunday, as a campaign that began with demands to solve an ongoing trash problem developed into a major crisis for the Lebanese government.
Ending Poverty Means Closing the Gaps Between Women and Men
World  (tags: world, women, humanrights, politics, poverty, Third world, government )

Cal
- 98 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The world is a better place for women and girls in 2016 than even a decade ago. But not for everyone, and definitely not everywhere: This is especially true in the worldâEUR(TM)s poorest, most fragile countries.
Fencing Off the East: How the Refugee Crisis Is Dividing the European Union
World  (tags: world, politics, europe, Refugees&Relief, society, government )

Cal
- 339 days ago - truth-out.org
Having finished construction of a razor-wire fence along its border with Serbia, Hungary now plans to extend it to Romania. Tampering with the fence is punishable with prison or deportation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 198 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Cambodia exports sugar worth millions to Europe under an EU trade deal. The initiative, which was intended to fight poverty in developing countries, has led the sugar industry to grab the land of 12,000 Cambodian small farmers and their families, leavin
Through Hell and Hungary: Riding the Rails With Refugees in Budapest
World  (tags: politics, world, society, news, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, ethics, children, humanrights )

Cal
- 353 days ago - news.vice.com
Thousands of migrants and refugees have been stranded this week at a train station in Budapest, desperately seeking a way out of Hungary and on to Austria, Germany, and other destinations in Western Europe
Here's What Nepal's 2015 Quake Zone Looks Like Today
World  (tags: Nepal, disaster recovery, politics, government, disaster aid, Refugees&Relief, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 121 days ago - globalpost.com
As Nepal struggles to recover from the deadly earthquake one year ago, many of those who survived are living in makeshift tin shelters with no financial ability to rebuild real homes anytime soon
Why So Many Iranians Have Come to Hate the Hijab
World  (tags: world, women, dress code, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, iran, ethics )

Cal
- 119 days ago - theguardian.com
Over the years the state crackdown on womenâEUR(TM)s dress has become more of a show to placate the countryâEUR(TM)s hardline base
Saudi Arabia Must Not Execute Ali Mohammed Baqir Al-Nimr
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, mohammed bagir al-Nimr, death, tortured, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 324 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr was sentenced to death on May 27, 2014. After allegedly being tortured, he "confessed" to offenses that had taken place when he was 17 years old.
Jordan Bans Lebanese Band That Promotes Gender Equality And Sexual Freedom
World  (tags: world, politics, society, humanrights, womrn, Jordan, freedoms, middle-east, media, government )

Cal
- 117 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A Lebanese band vocally supportive of gender equality and sexual liberation was barred from performing in Middle Eastern nation Jordan earlier this week.
 

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