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Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments ACTION
World  (tags: American Indians, indigenous rights, government, water standards, agriculture, FDA, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 281 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
FDA has been repeatedly reminded of the obligation for tribal consultation not only by tribes themselves, but also by national organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and First Nations Development Institute.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 40,000 Maasai Nomads Are Being Kicked Off Their Ancestral Land By a Luxury Safari Company.
World  (tags: corporate land grabl africa, indigenous righs, native rights, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, world, society, conflict )

Cal
- 276 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
Stand With Nigeria: Stop Water Privatization! ACTION
World  (tags: water privatization, human rights, Nigeria, freedoms, world, government )

Nancy
- 300 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Time and again -- in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, and other countries around the world -- we've seen water privatization projects fail. Now, we need to stop water privatization in Lagos, Nigeria -- the largest city in Africa.
A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery ~ PETITION ATTACHED ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, modern slavery, slave labor, Thailand, news, government, ethics, crime, politics, world )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - takepart.com
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave labor ~ but it doesn't receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
URGENT--TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Asia Bibifrom Hanging for Her Religious Beliefs
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, punishment, corporal punishment, Pakistan, law, culture, humanrights, politics, society, world, government, death, ethics )

Cal
- 307 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
ASIA BIBI HAS LOST HER APPEAL AGAINST HANGING SENTENCE IN PAKISTAN COURT--Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death on November 7 by a court in Punjab. She was arrested for blasphemy in June 2009, after an argument with some of her colleagu
Tools of Torture: Sale Must End Now! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, torture, torture tools, Amnesty International, violence, society, government, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 291 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Sign our petition to the EU:Thumb screws, spiked batons, leg irons and neck shackles. These instruments of torture aren't just confined to the history books - they're being used every day in torture chambers, police stations, military barracks and...
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 )

Fiona
- 335 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
Free Dr. Stacey Addison! ACTION
World  (tags: Dr. Stacey Addison, East Timor, government, justice, innocence, world, freedoms, human rights )

Nancy
- 259 days ago - change.org
For nearly 2 months, waiting in agony and willing to cooperate, Stacey and her lawyer heard nothing from the authorities. Suddenly, on October 28th she was rearrested without a charge and taken to a women's prison.
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
- 332 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.
Sad About Cecil? These African Animals Are Slaughtered By the Thousands
World  (tags: Animal Rights, animal deaths, South Sudan, conservation, civil war, violence, ethics, government, crime, conflict, world, news, humans )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - thedailybeast.com
South Sudan's civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other animals into an industry.Conservationists say the "charismatic megafauna" are nearly wiped out here.
Why Russia Is Courting Europe's Far-Right Parties
World  (tags: Russia, xenophobia, world, politics, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 259 days ago - csmonitor.com
Under communism, Europe's xenophobic nationalist parties were shunned by Russia. Now, Moscow is embracing these parties as partners who can help further Russia's interests.
Israel's Other Religious War: The Ultra Orthodox Versus the IDF
World  (tags: israel, government, interesting, politics, religion, orhtodox versus seculara Jews, respnsibilities, rihts, law, justice, world, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 309 days ago - vice.com
After years of demanding that the Haredi share the responsibility of serving in the armed forces, the Israeli government passed an unprecedented law in March 2014 that requires Haredi men to serve in the military
Tanzania Breaks Promise - Thousands of Maasai Evicted to Make Way for Lion Hunt
World  (tags: corporate, corruption, ethics, finance, politics, hunting lodges, overdevelopment, indigenous rights, greed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 182 days ago - theecologist.org
The Tanzanian government is illegally carrying out gunpoint evictions of Maasai pastoralists in an area surrounded by the Serengeti, Maasai Mara and Ngorongoro national parks, burning hundreds of homes
Government of Denmark and Faroese Law Enforcement Agency: Release the 14 Sea Shepherd Volunteers -PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Human rights, volunteers, Denmark, Whales, killings, government, violence, world )

Julie
- 363 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We are demanding the immediate release of ALL Sea Shepherd personnel as well as ALL Sea Shepherd physical and intellectual property to include the swift boats, cameras and video recording equipment, all photos and videos that are now in the hands of the
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 313 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
 

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