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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
- 61 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.
Why So Many Iranians Have Come to Hate the Hijab
World  (tags: world, women, dress code, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, iran, ethics )

Cal
- 63 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
Snowden: Trailer Debuts Online for Oliver Stone-Directed Film About Whistleblower Edward Snowden
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Oliver Stone, Whistleblower, Edward Snowden, CIA, leaked, classified )

Darren
- 63 days ago - imdb.com
The trailer shows Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, from his Special Forces training days through his time at the CIA to the events surrounding the 2013 leak of classified documents.
PETITION URG! Install Water Pump for WICHIS People in the Chaco Prov Argentina
World  (tags: petition, children, conflict, ethics, government, politics, world )

Pablo
- 64 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.
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
- 65 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
Save Youth Mental Health in South Australia
World  (tags: government, HumanRights, politics )

Olga
- 68 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.
Seoul Says North Korea Fires What Appears to Be a Ballistic Missile From a Submarine Toward the Sea
World  (tags: asia, conflict, corruption, government, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 68 days ago - abcnews.go.com
North Korea appears to have launched a ballistic missile from a submarine Saturday evening, South KoreaâEUR(TM)s joint chiefs of staff said....
Syrian Kids Who Escaped War Face Forced Labor
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, children, government )

Cal
- 76 days ago - takepart.com
With the majority of refugees living below the poverty line in Lebanon, many children work to survive.
Critics Aghast at 'Disgusting Speech' Clinton Just Gave to AIPAC
World  (tags: abuse, americans, elections, government, media, news, israel, palestine, government )

Cheryl A.
- 99 days ago - commondreams.org
"Democratic presidential candidate speech praises "everything that is bad about Israeli policy and U.S. imperialism." Doesn't she know that the United States is the accomplice to Israel's mass murder in Palestine? Peace.
It's Quite a Historical Event When Someone in Israel Uses Common Sense!
World  (tags: Israel, right, wing, government, killing, Palestinians, children, military, chief, common, sense, Likud, objection, Gadi, Eisenkot )

Sam
- 115 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"When there's a 13-year-old girl holding scissors or a knife and there is some distance between her and the soldiers, I don't want to see a soldier open fire and empty his magazine at a girl like that, even if she is committing a very serious act."
Letter From a Nobel Peace Prize (1980) to Another (2009)
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, freedoms, government, news, politics, society, terrorism, usa, world )

Pablo
- 116 days ago - lanacion.com.ar
Adolfo Perez Esquivel (1980) claimed against Obama (2009) to recognize the complicity of US the dictatorship. Argentine human rights activist sent a letter to US President: "You can not ignore that your country has many outstanding debts with our"
Video Shows Execution of Palestinian in Jerusalem ~ VIOLENT VIDEO
World  (tags: world, violence, human rights, Israel, Palestine, society, freedoms, news, politics, government, death, ethics, conflict, middle-east )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The video shows a Border Police officer shooting at the man, who falls to the ground. Then several other heavily armed officers shoot dozens of bullets into the body of the man as he lies on the ground and as passersby hurry away from the scene.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 142 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

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