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Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
Los Angeles City Council Seeks to Ban GMOs
World  (tags: GMO's, world, usa, humanrights, ban gmos )

Rose
- 11 hours ago - dailynews.com
Citing fears of the impact on the environment and public health, the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for a measure to ban the sale and planting of any genetically modifie "I want to see all 503 square miles of L
Stop Ignoring Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
World  (tags: Australia, aboriginal, Aborigines, death, custody, humanrights, HumanRights, government, violence, society )

Roger
- 1 day ago - change.org
Since 2009, dozens of Aboriginal people have died in custody. All despite there already being a Royal Commission. It's devastating to think our politicians have been told what they need to do to stop these deaths happening, but so far have refused to act.
Palmdale Pimp Sentenced to At Least 27 Years for Human Trafficking
World  (tags: usa, humanrights, pimping, human trafficking charges )

Rose
- 2 days ago - nbclosangeles.com
For seven years beginning in 2003, Bruce Gordon forced one victim under 14 years old into prostitution, sexually abused her and "stamped" her with tattoos, officials said
VIDEO - Short Film: Mads Gilbert and Gaza (on Hamas and 'Terrorists', Israel and Apartheid)   video
World  (tags: Israeli attacks- masacres, Gaza 2014, ethnic cleansing, BDS, end all US AID TO iSRAEL, NOW, apartheid, occupation-colonization of Palestine-Gaz, HumanRights, freedoms, news, terrorism, world, middle-east, media, death, Refugees&Relief )

Jess
- 3 days ago - youtu.be
Dr. Gilbert contemplates the attacks, what it means to be defined "a terrorist", the united Palestinians, and why peace for all has to begin with Israel ending the suppression of the Palestinian people - and now lift the siege of Gaza.
Stop Promoting Child Sex Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, stop promoting child sex trafficking )

Rose
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
t: Backpage.com Goal: Protect underage girls from being trafficked online for sex
End Slavery on Cotton Plantations
World  (tags: humanrights, world, action, cotton and slavery )

Rose
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Mr. Lee Dong-Hee, CEO, Daewoo International Corp. Goal: Stop the use of slave labor to process cotton
India's National Gold Medalist Tortured For Being a Witch In Modern Day Witch Hunt
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, ethics, europe, HumanRights, news, violence, abuse, culture, freedoms, rights, religion, women )

Niki
- 3 days ago - inquisitr.com
Woman is tied up and viciously beaten after being accused of being a witch in one of many modern day witch hunts targeting women and children.
ISIS May Have Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: ISIS, chemical weapons, world, politics, war, violence, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic State militant group may possess chemical weapons that it has already used to extend its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to photos taken by Kurdish activists and examined by Israeli researchers.
Norwegian Preteen 'Marrying' 37-Year-Old Man
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, child brides awareness )

Rose
- 6 days ago - hngn.com
Thea, a 12-year-old Norwegian girl, is like many other kids her age; she has hobbies, like riding horses and cooking. But there is only thing that sets Thea far apart from her peers: she is marrying a man old enough to be her father
Human Trafficking for Forced Labour Overtakes Sexual Exploitation for First Time in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, forced labor, trafficking )

Rose
- 6 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The number of cases of human trafficking involving forced labour has surpassed the number involving sexual exploitation for the first time, a charity has said.
ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters
World  (tags: world, war, violence, middle-east, iraq, ISIS, women in battle, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
In the battle for Kobani, Syria, Kurdish women warriors are said to terrify ISIS.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN THE THAI FISHING INDUSTRY
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', slave labor, Thailand, politics, world, interesting, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 7 days ago - walkfree.org
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
Rehire Teacher Who Defended Child From Racist Bullying
World  (tags: world, humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, bullying, help teacher )

Rose
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
get: School Board President Helen Howard Goal: Demand that school administrators rehire the teacher who was fired for defending a child from race-based bullying Pam Aister, a woman who has been
How Big Should Israel Be?
World  (tags: israel, HumanRights, middle-east, palestine, Refugees&Relief )

Barry
- 8 days ago - barrywastingtime.blogspot.com
When Israel needs more arable land, should it say, "No more," and limit immigration, or should it take more land from its neighbors?
 

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