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TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Charity for Helping Syrian Children - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, politics, world, Syrian conflict, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, goodnews )

Cal
- 453 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud SOS Children's Villages for its effort to provide Syrian children with warm clothing
'Mass Killing' Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine's Yanukovych
World  (tags: Yanukovych, Crimea, Ukraine, mass killings, elections, violence, government, humanrights )

Nancy
- 455 days ago - nbcnews.com
The country's parliament has been passing new laws since Yanukovych left the capital after signing a deal Friday with protesters who demanded early elections and that he step down.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IMMEDIATE DETENTION AND TRIBUNAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VICTOR YANUKOVICH FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
World  (tags: Ukraine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, world, society, politics, news, government, ethics, death, crime, HumanRights )

Cal
- 458 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The CRIMINAL-FASCIST REGIME of Yanukovich / Putin (Yanukovich's sponsor and instructor) is being established In Ukraine through killing, torturing and persecuting without trial, not only protestors, but mostly PEACEFUL PEOPLE, wearing no more than NATIONA
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Poor Women and Children Unlock Their Potential
World  (tags: world, education, information, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 458 days ago - change.org
Grameen Foundation believes that all of us - even the poorest citizens of our world - can reach our full potential if given access to the right information and resources. Do you agree?
Ukraine Violence Turns Deadly
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, ukrainem russia, conflict, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 460 days ago - abclocal.go.com
Until Monday, the government and the opposition had appeared to be making some progress toward resolving the political crisis peacefully.
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
- 461 days ago - canadaka.net
Syria and Israel have been at war since 1948, but Israeli hospitals offering care
Denmark Is About To Set Even More Ambitious Climate Goals Than All Of Europe
World  (tags: government, politics, world, climate change, greenhouse gases, global warming, Denmark, goodnews, environment, pollution )

Michael
- 463 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Agreement in Denmark's parliament this week cleared the way for passage of climate targets that would outstrip the recent goals set by the European Union.
The Future of Chinese Democracy Will Be Decided in Hong Kong This Year
World  (tags: world, politics, china, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, government, society )

Cal
- 466 days ago - globalpost.com
The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?
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
- 467 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.
UN Body Calls Tasmania Forest U-Turn 'Exceptional' - Via The Guardian
World  (tags: World, Unesco site, World Heritage Site, Tasmania, Government, Habitat threat, Forests, Trees, Nature, Ethics )

Victoria
- 468 days ago - theguardian.com
Unesco experts say the Tasmanian Government's move to strip 74,000 hectares of World Heritage status so soon after it was added - in June 2103 - is unprecedented. Unesco's World Heritage committee will consider the amendment in June 2014.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Pending Israeli Draft
World  (tags: world, politics, israel, reliion, draft, Orthodox Jews Jewish education, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, ethics, government )

Cal
- 469 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked highways across Israel Thursday to protest attempts to draft them into the army, clashing with club-wielding police who aimed water cannons and fired stun grenades at large crowds of black-garbed men.
The New 'Police Recruits' in Latin America: Soldiers
World  (tags: world, humanrights, government, violence, politics, society, news )

Cal
- 471 days ago - csmonitor.com
Unleashing soldiers across Latin America may seem like an incongruity in a region that suffered from decades of military dictatorships and wars, but with drug-related violence on the rise, some nations say there's no other option.
Russia Doesn't Want You to See These Shirtless, Muscley, Bearded Canadian Bobsledders
World  (tags: Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, human rights, freedoms, government, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 471 days ago - thewire.com
A gross human rights violation occurred in Russia on Thursday night: the government blocked Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripp's website -- a wondrous place where one could, if they wanted, find shirtless pictures of Canada's bearded, muscley bobsled team.
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
- 472 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.

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