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From a Victim of Human Trafficking to a Global Hero
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, Victims is now a hero, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 7 hours ago - business-standard.com
Anoyara Khatun was a victim of trafficking, but is now a global hero who has foiled numerous attempts of unscrupulous men to lure away girls from West Bengal's remote villages
Rights Monitors Slam Russia for Spiraling Attacks on Gays
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, government, Russia, gay rights, homophobia, Putin, hate crimes )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Human Rights Watch sounded the alarm Monday over the rising number of homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin's government for "inaction" and urging a crackdown on hate crimes.
Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 5 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Twenty-five years ago the United Nations set up the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty which sets out the political,
TAKE ACTION! Free Arrested Hong Kong Union Leaders!
World  (tags: HumanRights, freedoms )

Dimitris
- 7 days ago - iuf.org
Send a message to the Hong Kong authorities denouncing this attack on democratic expression and demanding that the union leaders and all the arrested be immediately released and all charges dropped.
Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Iraq, slavery, sex workers, Refugees&Relief, violence, politics, HumanRights, humanrights, conflict )

Roger
- 9 days ago - walkfree.org
Thousands of women and girls in Iraq have reportedly been forced into marriage and sexual slavery by Islamic State fighters Khandhar Kaliphs daughter is one of them. She said she is going to be sold as a slave for $10.What can a father say to that?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join the Global Movement to Ensure That Development Respects Human Rights
World  (tags: freedoms, humanrights, UnitedNations, politics, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 10 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The cost of not sufficiently managing human rights risks in development projects is huge. Real human lives are at stake.
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 12 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
Tell the President of Iran: Halt Execution of Blogger - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, terrorism )

Beverly
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the execution of an Iranian blogger who allegedly insulted a religious figure via social media.
Tea Workers in India Falling Prey to Human Traffickers
World  (tags: humanrights, world, India, Human traffickers, tea )

Rose
- 15 days ago - theage.com.au
Poorly paid Indian tea workers and their destitute families are a major source for human traffickers who lure away mainly women and childre
Westwood High Students Shining Light on Global Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 19 days ago - thestate.com
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC -- Noah Smith knew there was trafficking of humans and a modern-day slave trade in the 21st century,
Eyewitness: Insights From Tibet
World  (tags: Tibet-Chinese-Oppression, HumanRights, violence )

Monka
- 19 days ago - savetibet.org
"They locked me up in a solitary cell with both my arms and feet shackled. I was kept there for some days. Then I was transferred to the police station for seven days, and then taken to a labor re-education camp."
Two Olympia Men Arrested for Human Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, Human Trafficking, charges )

Rose
- 21 days ago - king5.com
Two teenage girls are in state care after Washington State Patrol's task force on missing children arrested two alleged traffickers, detectives said Friday.
On Turkey Visit, Pope Francis Urges Dialogue in Battling Fanaticism
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, ethics, humans, freedoms, conflict, crime, death, HumanRights, Turkey, pope francis, fanaticism, istanbul, muslim, interreligious, military, fundamentalism, christians, minorities )

Darren
- 21 days ago - nytimes.com
ISTANBUL -- In his first visit as pope to a predominantly Muslim country, Pope Francis said in Turkey on Friday that interreligious dialogue, more than just military action, was required to combat the "fanatacism and fundamentalism" that threaten
Jordan Sending Refugees Back Into Syria, Human Rights Watch Says
World  (tags: society, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, Syria, world, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 21 days ago - latimes.com
Jordan has sent Syrian refugees, including wounded civilians and unaccompanied minors, back across the border in violation of international responsibilities, Human Rights Watch said
Tell Police to Stop Blaming Rape Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, europe, ACTION PLEASE, STOP BLAME, Rape victims )

Rose
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
get: Lieutenant General Károly Papp, Chief Commissioner of Hungarian National Police Goal: Stop releasing victim-blaming rape advice to the public A statement from the Vas County Police Department in Hungary suggests that
 

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