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Urge Compliance With International Law on Torture
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, usa, ACTION PLEASE, torture, law )

Rose
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge United States to comply with international laws on torture When the United Nations reviewed the United States' statement of compliance regarding torture, they found it lacking. While the United States did state that it would not torture detainees
Applaud Conviction of Ruthless War Rapist
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, ACTION THANKING )

Rose
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton Goal: Applaud conviction of vicious war rapist A rebel leader during the Democratic Republic of Congo's bloody conflict nearly a decade ago, General Jerome
The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, world, usa, government, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 7 days ago - newrepublic.com
n September 2012, President Obama issued an executive order asserting a zero tolerance policy for government contractors who violated human trafficking laws.
Human Trafficking Survivor Shares Story With A&M-CC Students
World  (tags: humanrights, world, freedoms, Survivor speaks out, human trafficking )

Rose
- 9 days ago - caller.com
Proof that the horrors of human trafficking are real. And proof that healing is possible for survivors. After she told her story Wednesday to students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, she urged them not to file her words away
20 Girls Held as Sex Slaves By Bogota Human Traffickers: Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, world, Sex trafficking )

Rose
- 11 days ago - colombiareports.co
Three girls were able to escape a Bogota-based sex trafficking group that is alleged to be holding 20 more minors captive for sexual exploitation, local authorities said Monday. Three suspects have been apprehended.
IRAN: RELIGIOUS SUPERSTITION AND THE SUFFERING OF INNOCENTS | Please Act!
World  (tags: Iran, freedoms, crime, death, government, society, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, dogs, ethics, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, humanrights, violence, world, PETITIONS )

Back
- 11 days ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
Iranian government on-going actions of butchering dogs are no longer a secret and people worldwide are horrified at the cruelty being perpetrated against companion animals and the Iranian people who defend them. Speak up for the voiceless beings!
Don't Give Up   video
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', best, ethics, death, crime, corruption, HumanRights, usa, violence, world )

AWAYNOW
- 12 days ago - youtube.com
May you all get a little help...Never Give Up! You make such a difference and for you being not well and here....THIS is for you! God Bless You!
They Survived the Islamic State. Can They Make It Through the Winter?
World  (tags: Yazidis, world, politics, middle-east, ISIS, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, iraq )

Cal
- 12 days ago - globalpost.com
After fleeing IS militants in Iraq, many Yazidis are surviving in makeshift shelters in the open air. Just wait till the snow comes.
No Easy Solution for Myanmar's Rakhine Crisis
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Myanmar, Rakhine, humanrights, Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 13 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are caged like animals here. We cannot work or go to the town to buy things. Our young people grow up knowing they will never be able to go to university."
The Dalai Lama Gives New Yorkers A Lesson On Wisdom As Opponents Protest Outside
World  (tags: DalaiLlama, nonviolent protests, politics, humanrights, news, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
As protesters milled on the sidewalk outside, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama took center stage at the Beacon Theater on Monday with a lesson on how to find wisdom and recognize "ultimate truths."
Petition to G20 Leaders Unite For Tibet
World  (tags: Tibet, China, G20 Summit, HumanRights, freedoms )

Roger
- 16 days ago - e-activist.com
China's failed policies have created a human right crisis in Tibet. We believe there is a diplomatic solution if governments collectively pressure China to build a solution for Tibet Please sign before next week summit in Brisbane !
Tony Blair Enables Israeli Raids in the West Bank
World  (tags: Tony Blair, Gaza Siege, John Kerry, Oslo Accord, freedoms, humanrights, news, politics, middle-east, government, violence )

CarrieSIC
- 17 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Words can lose their meaning when Tony Blair speaks. Blair recently said he could feel the "pulse of progress beating a little harder." Judging by the pronouncements he has made as a Middle East "peace envoy," Blair's definition of "progress" appears...
Sex Trafficking Isn't An 'Over There' Issue, 100,000 U.S. Kids Are Sold Into It Every Year
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, Sex trafficking )

Rose
- 18 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Selling children into sex trafficking may seem like a remote issue, something that happens in far-off places where kids live in extreme poverty and their rights aren't valued. But it's happening right here, all over the United States.
Stop Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor
World  (tags: Honor Killings, rape survivor, afghanistan, mullah, mosque, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Ten-year-old Brishna, a girl living in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, was raped by a mullah in her local mosque. Although the mullah, Mohammad Amin, was arrested, tried, and sentenced to 20 years in prison, Brishna's ordeal is not over
How ISIS Sells Women and Children
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, ISIS, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights )

Cal
- 18 days ago - theweek.com
But the trafficking in sex slaves is only one facet of ISIS's violent campaign
 

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