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Brazil âEUR" Stop Dangerous Laws! - Survival International
World  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 2 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
The future of Brazilian tribes hangs in the balance, as politicians debate plans to weaken indigenous land protection.
Tell the UN to Recognize That Progress Can Kill - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 3 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Forcing "development" or "progress" on tribal people does not make them happier or healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The most important factor by far for tribal peoples' well-being is whether their land rights are respected.
Guarani Leaders Are Being Killed. Help Us Stop This! - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, genocide )

Nita
- 3 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Gunmen are carrying out horrific, systematic, attacks against the Guarani. Guarani leaders are being murdered and houses burned down. Shots are being fired daily. The situation has become Brazil's worst humanitarian crisis.
Petition-For Botswana's 50th Birthday, Respect the Bushmen's Rights - Survival International
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 3 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Over ten years ago, Botswana's High Court ruled that the Central Kalahari Bushmen had been illegally evicted from their ancestral homelands. But today the majority of Bushmen are still forced to apply for one-month permits to stay on their lands.
Stop Brutal "Shoot on Sight" of India's Tribesmen
World  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, conflict, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 3 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
It's time for a global outcry against extrajudicial killing and torture in the name of conservation. It wouldn't be tolerated in any other field and it should be loudly condemned by all those who care about human rights and the environment.
Petition-Stand With Susiya and Khan Al Ahmar - Action Network
World  (tags: human rights, conflict, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, middle-east )

Nita
- 3 days ago - actionnetwork.org
So far, President Trump and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel have avoided public expressions of concern to keep Palestinian villages standing, and the Israeli Gov't is pushing hard for demolitions.
Tell Congress: Pass the Burma Act of 2017
World  (tags: human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 50 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Since late August, the Burmese military has been executing a systematic ethnic cleansing campaign, using brutality, rape and murder, against the Rohingya people. Over 604,000 refugees have poured into neighboring Bangladesh to flee the violence.
Petition - Sign If You Agree: Until Leonard Peltier Is Free, None of Us Are Free
World  (tags: Leonard Peltier, imprisonment, life sentences, major health problems, suffering, release him, progressive activism, Ethical Treatment, Human Rights, health care, conflicts )

Kalliope
- 53 days ago - dailykos.com
Leonard Peltier is serving two consecutive life sentences after being convicted of murdering (standing your ground while not white) FBI agents during a shootout in 1975. After 38 years in federal prison he is, not at all surprisingly, suffering from...
Petition - Don't Sentence Award-Winning Reporter to Death By Deporting Him
World  (tags: reporter, awarded, Investigative Journalism, death sentence, asylum, dangerous conditions, deportation, risks, safety, conflicts, Human Rights, Ethical Treatment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech )

Kalliope
- 61 days ago - forcechange.com
Don't send award-winning reporter back to deadly danger in his home country. An award-winning reporter whose life is threatened in Mexico due to his investigative reporting may soon be sent back to his home country and into danger.
Petition - Stop Forced Evictions in Nigerian City
World  (tags: nigeria, forced evictions, fancy buildings, needs of the people, alternative housing, social priorities, People Before Profits, Human Rights, interest subvention, conflicts, prevention, protection )

Kalliope
- 62 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop violent evictions and destruction of homes in Lagos, Nigeria. Thousands of people in the city of Lagos, Nigeria are losing their homes and even their lives as their government hurries to make room for fancy hotels, condos, and office blocks.
Tell the Nobel Committee: Pressure Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to Stop Genocide
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, genocide, human rights, crimes against humanity, hypocrisy, petitions )

Freya
- 70 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Even as you read this, Burmese government soldiers are perpetrating a genocide on the Rohingya - a Muslim minority in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, also known as Burma - including horrors sickening even to imagine.
Petition - Stop the Murder of Journalists
World  (tags: india, journalism, murderer, investigations, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, harassment, discrimination, dishonesty, safety concern, security, Human Rights )

Kalliope
- 99 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect journalists from harassment and death in India. Two journalists were murdered in a single month in India, forcing others in the field to question their safety and security.
Petition - Allow Catalonia to Have Independence Vote
World  (tags: independence, voting rights, Human Rights, government, referendum, politics, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 117 days ago - forcechange.com
Allow citizens of Spain's Catalan region to use their voices and vote in referendum. Catalonia, a region in Spain, is being forbidden from having a vote for independence by the government of Spain itself.
Haaretz: Israeli Party Approves Annexation Plan to Coerce Palestinian Departure
World  (tags: injustice, disrespect of human rights, israel, extreme-right, policies, strategy, plan, planning, Palestine, cleansing, annexation, Human Rights, discrimination, racism )

Evelyn
- 129 days ago - haaretz.com
With a stamp of Netanyahu approval, right-wing party conference discusses their plan to annex the Palestinian territories and offer a surrender-or-transfer ultimatum
Simone Veil: 'the Best of What France Can Achieve' (Listen to Her Story)
World  (tags: France, Europe, RIP, Simone Veil, integrity, women's rights, human rights, activist, politician, Minister, EU President, abortion law, dignity, inspiring, Auschwitz, Belsen )

Evelyn
- 200 days ago - pri.org
A Holocaust survivor who became French Cabinet Minister & President of the European Parliament. She was consistently voted one of France's most trusted public figures. "May her example inspire our fellow citizens, as the best of what France can achieve."
 

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