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India Hate Crime Wave Burns Kids to Death and Prime Minister Modi Says Nothing
World  (tags: India, Prime Minister Modi, hate crimes, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, caste )

Unpacking
- 102 days ago - thedailybeast.com
For centuries upper-caste Hindus have committed atrocities against lower-caste Hindus and dalits. Many have left Hinduism embracing Buddhism Christianity or Islam to leave the stranglehold of caste. Earlier identities continue to haunt them.
Stop Horrifying Attacks on India's Children and Women
World  (tags: humanrights, children, women, India, petition )

Rose
- 107 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Recent reports that a 5-year-old girl was gang raped by three men in New Delhi, followed by the rape of a two-year-old girl by two men have caused the people of New Delhi to say enough is
Archaeologists Confirm Indian Civilization Is 2000 Years Older Than Previously Believed
World  (tags: India, history, civilization, older, 7500BC, Harappa, Mohenjodaro, archeology, discovery. )

Roger
- 130 days ago - buddhistartnews.wordpress.com
I know that this report is three years old, but I just found it now and wanted to share it with you immediately..
Demand to Criminalize Marital Rape in India.
World  (tags: india, rape, sexual slavery, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, humanrights, humans, world )

Lone
- 132 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A woman who is trapped in a relationship in which she is forced to have sex against her wishes is just a sex slave. Even worse: a married woman in India, who is in such a relationship, is like a slave of yore when slavery was legal
How Monsanto Is Getting Away With Looting India's Farmers
World  (tags: world, humanrights, monsanto, ethics, india )

Rose
- 157 days ago - dailyo.in
In addition to illegal royalties, the firm owes the families of 'prime aged' working Indian farmers $1.764 trillion.
Two Sisters to Be Raped as Punishment. Please Demand Justice
World  (tags: humanrights, India, womens' rights )

J
- 166 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Your eyes do not deceive you. An unelected all-male village council in India has ordered that 23-year-old Meenakshi Kumari and her 15-year-old sister are raped. Please sign and share the petition
Monsanto Stop Charging Indian Farmers Crippling Royalties on Seeds - Petition
World  (tags: India, Monsanto, debt bondage, seeds, royalties )

Unpacking
- 197 days ago - action.sumofus.org
For generations farmers have saved seeds from year to year but the company has now made that illegal. Monsanto is sowing the seeds of debt bondage by charging outrageous annual royalties to keep using their seeds. Farmers are saddled with crippling debt.
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 300 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
GOOD NEWS : 4 Elephants Rescued.
World  (tags: elephants, india, ELEPHANT PROTECTION, circus elephants )

Milca
- 308 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
4 Elephants Begin New Lives Thanks to IndiaâEUR(TM)s Biggest Elephant Rescue Operation Ever
Praise Man for Educating Girls Rescued From Sex Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, India, Petition thanking )

Rose
- 324 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Ray Umashankar Goal: Praise a man for educating women and girls who have been rescued It is estimated that up to 60 million Indian men, women, and young
Tata Help Stop The Human Traffik From Tea Plantations - Petition
World  (tags: Tata Global Beverages, tea plantations, Amalgamated Plantations, modern slavery, Assam, India )

Unpacking
- 350 days ago - walkfree.org
Call on Tata to take responsibility and ensure transparency in addressing human trafficking in the tea plantations of Assam, India. Tata Global Beverages is engaged in labor scheme via Amalgamated Plantations that fuels vulnerability to modern slavery.
Shibboleths Have Fallen Like Nine Pins
World  (tags: India, AAP, change, voters, people's voice, breaking set voting patterns, politics, political parties )

Evelyn
- 355 days ago - thecitizen.in
The massive win of the AAP is not only a case of David vaunting Goliath, but the drubbing suffered by established political parties has brought in a massive change in how the present day voter exercises his franchise. All political parties need to note
TAKE ACTION NOW! INDIA: Protect Indigenous People From Forced Evictions
World  (tags: forced evictions, India, indigenous rights, humanrights, ethics, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, world, politics )

Cal
- 357 days ago - forcechange.com
Indigenous people are reportedly being forcibly evicted from their homes in India. These people, members of the Baiga and Gond tribes that live in the Kahna Tiger Reserve, were allegedly told that if they did not leave their homes, the forest department w
Not Without Our Daughters: Lambada Women Fight Infanticide and Child Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, asia, India, Lambada, child trafficking, infanticide )

Naoko
- 379 days ago - ipsnews.net
Lambada women, who never went to school, now keep vigil over young girls in the community. When a child stays away from the classroom for too long, they sound the alarm against possible child labour or trafficking. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS
 

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