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PETITION - Protect Land Rights Activists Who Received Death Threats
World  (tags: Land Rights, activists, death threats, mining interests, illegal miners, land grabs, human rights abuses, paramilitary groups, violence, prevention of crimes )

- 3 days ago -
Ensure the safety of Afro-descendant community leaders who have been receiving threats, and end illegal mining on their land. Leaders of the Afro-descendant La Toma community in the Colombian Department of Cauca have received threats from...
PETITION - Stop Shooting at Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees & Relief, shootings, turkey, Armed forces, humanitarian crisis, solutions, human rights abuses )

- 15 days ago -
Syrian refugees fleeing recent clashes between opposition forces and ISIS have been shot at by Turkish armed forces, according to Human Rights Watch. Turkey's border has been shut since 2015 and the country has been rejecting all refugees not requiring..
PETITION - Stop Selling Weapons To Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, weapon exports, weapons trade, arms trade, Prevention of Cruelty, bloody business, human rights abuses, prevention of war, prevention of crimes )

- 58 days ago -
Saudi Arabia, a corrupt monarchy with a horrendous human rights record, is using American bombs to commit war crimes in Yemen. The Saudis continue to play an active role in Yemen's ongoing civil war, providing military support for Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's
Why Israel Has Silenced the 1948 Story of Nazareths Survival
World  (tags: Nakba, Nazareth, Palestine, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, human rights abuses, Ilan Pappe, Jonathan Cook, history, Rama, israel, Ben Gurion, Palestinian, refugees, world, Middle East, Muslim Palestinians, Christian Palestinians, Galilee, ocupation, news )

- 113 days ago -
A rarely told story of the 1948 war that founded Israel concerns Nazareths survival. It is the only Palestinian city
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

- 380 days ago -
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
Top Violator of Women's Rights Around the World? It's Israel Says UN
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Womens Rights, human rights abuses )

- 409 days ago -
.. not only is there no possibility that the UN Commission on the Status of Women will criticize Iran, Iran is an elected member of CSW. Sudan, whose president has been indicted for genocide and crimes against humanity, is currently a CSW Vice-Chair.
Saudis Beat, Stab And Rape African Men And Women In Riyadh   video
World  (tags: Saudis, Islamic hatred for blacks, slavery, human rights abuses )

- 890 days ago -
Imagine if Americans, British, Australians or Europeans treated blacks in their society like this? In video number 4 from Yemen a man tells the news channel that he has buried over 400 Africans found shot, hanged, beaten to death - all died from unnatural
Rape and Torture Among Serious Rights Violations Spawned By Mali Crisis
World  (tags: Muslims, Islam, torture, rape, human rights abuses, Christians, suffering, Mali, Africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, war )

- 1202 days ago -
The ongoing crisis in Mali has led to serious human rights violations, including extrajudicial killings, rape and torture, says a United Nations report released today, which warns that increasing ethnic tensions could have alarming consequences on the N
Nepal Women Banned From Middle East Over Exploitation
World  (tags: world, humanrights, exploitation, women's rights, human rights abuses, slavery, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, society, news, government, asia )

- 1364 days ago -
Nepal has banned women under the age of 30 from going to work in Middle Eastern countries amid growing concerns that they are being exploited.
Witnesses: Fresh Air Strikes Hit Eastern Libyan Towns
World  (tags: conflict, crime, death, freedoms, middle-east, Libya, human rights abuses )

- 1890 days ago -
Two towns in eastern Libya were bombed for a second day Thursday, witnesses said, hours after the government denounced reports of attacks on protesters and military facilities.
Think Again: Child Soldiers
World  (tags: war, children, warfare, childen's rights, conflict, corruption, violence, human rights abuses, world )

- 2535 days ago -
Child soldiers are usually depicted as victims. That's accurate: Exploited, torn from their families, deprived of their education, and forced into battle, child soldiers are truly casualties of war. They are cheap efficient weapons of assymetric warfare
UK Accused of Collusion in Torture
World  (tags: torture, human rights abuses )

- 2629 days ago -
British security agents were complicit with their Pakistani counterparts over the routine torture of suspects, human rights campaigners claimed.
Guatemala : The Secret Files / How Silicon Valley Nonprofit Helped Uncover Dirty War
World  (tags: Guatemala, human rights abuses, politicide, 45, 000 people, disappeared, Guatemalan police, archive project, human rights activists, lawyers, prosecutors, families, victims, Benetech, nonprofit, human rights software, President Alvaro Colom )

- 2870 days ago -
Founded to provide high-tech solutions to humanitarian problems, Benetech worked wi human rights activists to preserve/analyze 80M pgs police records, getting info families & human rights prosecutors'd hoped to find. Video + text + interactive timeline
Chevron to Stand Trial In California on Pattern of Human Rights Abuses in Nigeria
World  (tags: Nigeria, Niger Delta, Chevron, human rights abuses, violence, land loss, lawsuits, final ruling, EarthRights International )

- 3004 days ago -
Over past few years, Chevron has filed > dozen motions seeking to dismiss all or part of these lawsuits. With these orders, its efforts to avoid accountability for its practices have definitely failed, Marco Simons, Legal Director of EarthRights Internat
Chinese Torture in Tibet: 19-Yr-Old Survivor Tells His Story About 6-Years In Prison
World  (tags: China, human rights abuses, Tibet, violence, torture )

- 3180 days ago -
Tsering Samdup from Pembo County, near Lhasa in Tibet, was incarcerated by the Chinese authorities for taking part in a 4-person, peaceful demonstration. Tsering managed to escape to India. He shares his experience of human rights abuses in his homeland.

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