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Confessions of An Israeli Traitor: The Occupation Is Destroying Our Own Society, Too
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, stop the occupation, self respect, human, sanity )

Evelyn
- 110 days ago - washingtonpost.com
There is only one way to respond to what's happening in Israel today: We must stop the occupation. So we can look ourselves in the eyes. So we can legitimately ask for & receive support from the world. So that we can return to being human. For our sanity
Israel Lambasted Over 'Abusive Arrests' of Palestinian Children
World  (tags: Israel, abuse, children, abusive, arrests, Palestinian, Human, Rights, Watch, lambasted, HRW )

Sam
- 206 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Human Rights Watch accused Israel of "abusive arrests" of Palestinian children as young as 11 and of using threats to force them to sign confessions.
This Is Why Israelis Want the World to Stop Supporting Israel
World  (tags: Israel, BDS, movement, boycott, support, Palestinian, human, rights, occupation )

Sam
- 249 days ago - aljazeera.com
Israeli members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and Israeli pro-Palestinian activists explain their positions.
DNA Editing of Human Embryos Alarms Scientists
World  (tags: world, humans, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, DNA, editing, Human, Embryos, gene-editing, science, scientists )

Darren
- 334 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A call by scientists to halt to precision gene-editing of DNA in human embryos would allow time to work out safety and ethical issues
Israel Likely to Have Committed Gaza War Crimes
World  (tags: criminal, investigations, Israel, war, crimes, Human, Rights, Watch, Gaza, numerous, civilian casualties, violation, laws, war, Palestinians )

Sam
- 519 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israel is likely to have committed war crimes in Gaza, Human Rights Watch declared, a day after the army announced five criminal investigations into incidents involving its forces.
Why Are Hindus From Pakistan Crossing Over to India?
World  (tags: world, religion, persecution, India, Pakistan, human, world )

Cal
- 1266 days ago - ipsnews.net
Minority communities in Pakistan are facing increased discrimination and harassment, to the extent that many are fleeing their country.
Groundwater Depletion Rate Accelerating Worldwide
World  (tags: Groundwater, Depletion Rate, World, human )

Anna
- 1967 days ago - sciencedaily.com
In recent decades, the rate at which humans worldwide are pumping dry the vast underground stores of water that billions depend on has more than doubled, say scientists who have conducted an unusual, global assessment of groundwater use.
The Art of Non-Conformity and Humanitarian Aid
World  (tags: human, non conformity, medical, west africa, birthday )

Sophie
- 2002 days ago - globalpoverty.change.org
Chris Guillebeau writes the blog the Art of Non-Conformity. After spending four years working for a medical charity in West Africa, he hit the road and decided to travel to every country in the world before his 35th birthday.
Human Smuggling Suspected Aboard Seized Ship
World  (tags: Human, smuggling, seized ship, Sri Lankan migrants, Canadian custody )

Nancy
- 2008 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Almost 500 Sri Lankan migrants are in Canadian custody after officials Thursday boarded small ship suspected of human smuggling off the coast of British Columbia, according to Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews.
Sign Petition: Empower Women and Girls in Afghanistan
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, women, children, human, rights, freedom, education, literacy, vocational, training, empowerment, protection, sexual, abuse, trafficking, abduction, exploitation, healthcare )

Tom
- 2369 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Afghan Women Empowerment Act will protect women and girls against sexual and physical abuse, abduction, trafficking and exploitation, and give them a chance for a better life through literacy education, vocational training and health care services.
Sign Petition: Support Sudanese Woman's Rights - Lubna Hussien
World  (tags: world, violence, public, order, police, journalist, Lubna, Hussien, trousers, flogging, lashes, women's, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty, law, bashir, war, criminal, icc, darfur, crime, Khartoum )

Tom
- 2379 days ago - iamlubna.com.venus.dnstemplate.com
This is Lubna's petition to eliminate article 152 from Sudan's criminal law. Article 152 has been implemented in Sudan since 1991. It stipulates that any conduct or clothes in violation of public decency should be punished with 40 lashes or bail or both.
Sign Petition: End Domestic Violence in the Muslim World
World  (tags: world, middle-east, sharia, law, africa, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 2379 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Assaults on women and young girls, especially domestic violence, acid attacks, honor killings, FGM and forced marriage that have become a growing problem in some Muslim countries, are barbaric, inhumane and completely contrary to Islamic teachings.
Sign Petition: International Coalition for Women's Rights
World  (tags: society, culture, world, muslim, sharia, law, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, children, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 2379 days ago - petitiononline.com
Sharia law deems a woman unequal and subordinate to her husband. Under Sharia, women's testimony is worth half that of men's, women have limited rights to divorce and child custody and women can be executed for apostasy or stoned to death for adultery.
 

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