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China's Congress Considers Tougher Food Safety Laws
World  (tags: China, food safety, government, news, laws, society )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Lawmakers were briefed Monday in Beijing by the head of the country's food and drug administration about draft revisions to strengthen China's food safety laws.
Tell President Mukherjee: India's Women and Children Need Your Help! -Please SIGN
World  (tags: India, rape, culture, ethics, family, education, laws, politics, rights, women, children )

Angelika
- 512 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Rape is the fastest-growing crime in India, up by 875% since records began 40 years ago. One in every three rape victims will be a child, and almost two in three will be young women like the 23-year-old gang-raped and murdered in Delhi this winter..
Legalisation in U.S. States May Prompt Changes in Mexico's Anti-Drug Policy
World  (tags: world, politics, laws, marijuana legislation, news, Mexico )

Cal
- 627 days ago - ipsnews.net
The legalisation of small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, which will allow the drug to be taxed and regulated, in two U.S. states will prompt debate on anti-drug policies in Mexico as well, and on the coordination of strategies between the two
Australia Seeks to Clamp Down on Forced Labor, Organ Trafficking
World  (tags: world, Australia, government, laws, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, politics, news )

Cal
- 790 days ago - nst.com.my
n Australia, new legislation aims to combat organ trafficking, forced marriage and forced labor by broadening laws against slavery and exploitation, a plan that was heralded by human rights groups as a blueprint for world efforts to stop such abuse.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Illegal Amazon Loggers From Killing and Torturing Citizens! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: crimes, humans, deaths, amazon loggers, killers, laws, enviornment )

Simone
- 811 days ago - forcechange.com
Illegal loggers in the Amazonas state of Northern Brazil regularly harass and murder innocent citizens. The lack of police forces around these rural settlements prevents authorities from monitoring and responding to these crimes.
ACTION ALERT: Prosecute Boy Scouts of America For Protecting Sexual Molesters! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: boys scouts of america, investigation, sexual protesters, children, laws, protection )

Simone
- 1006 days ago - forcechange.com
Having concealed pedophiles from due justice, thereby allowing sexual deviants to violate children over many years, the Boy Scouts of America organization has shattered our faith in their ability to guide our youth towards brighter futures.
Support Religious Freedom: Ban Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, religion, freedoms, laws, oppression, violence )

Cher Away
- 1022 days ago - forcechange.com
Clearly a concerted and comprehensive effort to reform these oppressive blasphemy laws must begin to reform a generation of Pakistanis that marches solely to the beat of a singularly religious drum.
ACTION ALERT: Enforce International Laws On Cocoa Industry To End Child Slavery And Trafficking! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: west africa, slavery, child trafficking, cocoa planations, violence, abuse, laws, protection )

Simone
- 1034 days ago - forcechange.com
It is difficult to imagine that the delicacy of chocolate has caused such anguish to the lives of children in West Africa. More than ten years ago the Cocoa Protocol was created with the ultimate goal of ending child labor, slavery and trafficking.
PETITION ALERT: GOVERNMENT OF ECUADOR: STOP CRIMINALIZATION AND PERSECUTION OF THE DEFENDERS OF NATURE AND WATER
World  (tags: enviornmental activists, government of ecuador criminalization, laws, protection, conservation, environment )

Simone
- 1049 days ago - change.org
A disturbing and increasingly widespread practice of criminalization and legal persecution of environmental rights defenders has emerged in Ecuador, according to the verdict of an international Ethical Tribunal held in Cuenca, Ecuador in June
ACTION ALERT: Act Now to End Child Trafficking in the United States! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: human rights, protection, children, trafficking, laws, protection, crime )

Simone
- 1050 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
They may have gone to school in your town or worked in your neighborhood. They may have even slept on a bench in your local park before they were stolen by traffickers.
...Corporate Takeover of Food Production | (Truthout)
World  (tags: humanrights, corporate, farming, food, laws, freedoms )

Amena
- 1147 days ago - truth-out.org
"...farmers are losing their independence and become "extensions" in the field for the biotech corporations the world over,[9] as IPR clauses in the contracts between them and the farmer forbid the farmer to save and replant their seeds. "
Tell Nordstrom to Stop Selling Stolen Beauty Products ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
World  (tags: humans, HumanRights, protection, laws )

Cher Away
- 1353 days ago - change.org
Ahava cosmetic products -- available at several high-end retailers -- promises to make you beautiful with secrets from the Dead Sea. But the real secret behind these mud masks and foot soaks is a story of human rights abuse and international law breaking
New Setback for Bullfights in Spain
World  (tags: spainish senate, rejected bullfights as culture, barbaric, sadistic cruelty, laws )

Simone
- 1392 days ago - monstersandcritics.com
Spain's bullfighting tradition suffered a new setback Wednesday as the senate rejected a proposal to declare bullfights a part of the country's cultural heritage.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Dolphin Slaughter in Japan ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
World  (tags: dolphins, wordwide attention, dolphin slaughter, japan legalisation, laws, protection )

Simone
- 1415 days ago - animals.change.org
Every year from October to March, fishermen kill over 20,000 small whales and dolphins. Japan kills over 20,000 dolphins and small whales annually mist of which end up in the meat industry. These coastal killings profit mostly from selling the best
Human Traffickers Receive Landmark Convictions In Kolkata (India)
World  (tags: Human Traffickin, sexual slavery, IJM, justice, laws, Human Rights )

Marta
- 1540 days ago - ijm.org
KOLKATA, INDIA - On 3 May, 2010, two men and one woman from Kolkata were sentenced to 10 years in prison for the trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of three minor girls.
 

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