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Monsanto Stop Charging Indian Farmers Crippling Royalties on Seeds - Petition
World  (tags: India, Monsanto, debt bondage, seeds, royalties )

Dandelion
- 7 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
- 110 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
- 118 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
- 134 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 )

Dandelion
- 161 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
- 165 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
- 168 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
- 189 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
Urgent Avaaz Petition to Pres Obama: Save Affordable Medicines
World  (tags: US, India, Pharma Cartell, Basic health Care, Human Rights, Manipulations )

Eleonora
- 192 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
India produces cheap HIV, malaria and cancer drugs, but American drug companies want to stop this, to sell their own products at higher prices.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Human Trafficking From West Bengal
World  (tags: India, modern slavery, human trafficking, ethics, humanrights, government, crime, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society, politics, news )

Cal
- 203 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
West Bengal is the center of human trafficking for domestic slavery in India today. With no law pertaining to placement agencies in West Bengal, children and women continue to fall prey to illegal recruitment agencies that entice them with false job offer
Violence Against Christians in India
World  (tags: world, politics, ethics, discrimination, forced conversions, harassment, India, religion, violence, society, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 223 days ago - getreligion.org
In one incident, carolers were beaten by people from a wedding party. In another, the Indian parliament this month discussed whether to require children to attend school on Dec. 25.
Tea Workers in India Falling Prey to Human Traffickers
World  (tags: humanrights, world, India, Human traffickers, tea )

Rose
- 240 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
Indian Jihadist Group Calls for Attacks on Non Muslims
World  (tags: Pakistan, Jihad against non-Muslims, India, Ansar Al-Tawheed fi Bilad Al-Hind (The S )

Beth
- 258 days ago - reuters.com
A group of Indian Islamic militants, operating out of Pakistan, has called for attacks on non Muslims in the region in retaliation for U.S.-led air strikes on fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The head of the little-known Ansar al-Tawhid
New Indian Modules Are Preparing for Final Jihad in Al Qaeda Training Camps in Afghanistan and ISIS Training Camps
World  (tags: Islamist Modules, India, terror attacks, kidnapping )

Beth
- 264 days ago - hinduexistence.org
The Indian National Investigation Agency probe into Islamist Module operations shows key members in contact with al-Qaeda to carry out terror attacks in India. AQ had assigned them two tasks: kidnap Jews and create a terror network in Myanmar.
 

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