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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Indigenous Peoples From Death Threats
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, indigenous rights, world, society )

Cal
- 88 days ago - forcechange.com
Following a number of murders and enforced disappearances in northern Colombia, indigenous leaders and communities have faced death threats from paramilitary groups.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Iraqi Christians.
World  (tags: world, politics, society, iraq, ISIS, violence, religious persecution, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 294 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Whereas much of the nation of Iraq is overrun by the terrorist group know as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and Whereas they threaten all Christians who live under their rule with execution unless they convert to Islam
'Terrorists' in Deadly Shooting at Paris HQ of French Magazine
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, terrorism, europe, conflict, news )

Cal
- 143 days ago - france24.com
Gunmen have attacked French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in the heart of Paris Wednesday, with police officials reporting 11 fatalities and 10 wounded
European Pirate Parties Protest Racism
World  (tags: European Union, Sweden, Germany, France, Elections, Pirates, Liberals, Socialiisteurope, GoodNews, government, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Betsy
- 347 days ago - popularresistance.org
Representatives from all parties in the Swedish parliament took the call of Pirate Party and protested against fascists and nazis who entered the European Parliament during the last elections in May 2014. Recent elections to the European Parliament ..
Antisemitism on Rise Across Europe 'in Worst Times Since the Nazis'
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, europe, anti-semtiism, anti-Semtiism, violence, society, news, humanrights, world )

Cal
- 294 days ago - theguardian.com
Experts say attacks go beyond Israel-Palestinian conflict as hate crimes strike fear into Jewish communities
Critics Say Britain Is Losing Its Fight Against Radical Islamism
World  (tags: UK, radical Islam, fighting radicalism, politics, world, society, news )

Cal
- 192 days ago - globalpost.com
A look at the UK's troubled history of countering extremism.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sen. Reid: Protect Children From Human Trafficking
World  (tags: UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN, CHILD TRAFFICKING, usa, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 185 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Since last October, U.S. border patrol has apprehended more than 52,000 unaccompanied children fleeing extreme violence from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 243 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
From A Stream To A Flood: Migrant Kids Overwhelm U.S. Border Agents
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, usa, society, illegal immigration, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 343 days ago - npr.org
Record numbers of Central American immigrants are crossing the Rio Grande into South Texas, overwhelming the Border Patrol's limited holding facilities.
Israel's Mixed Message on the Threat of Hamas' Rockets
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, rockets, violence, death, interesting, middle-east, politics, news, ethics )

Carrie
- 303 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli military spokesman Avichay Adraee tweeted in Arabic to his more than 119,000 followers is that the rockets are 'weak' and a 'failure' and that the threat is exaggerated by Hamas.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 245 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
Why Are the Cities of the World Deciding to Bail Out of Hosting the Olympics?
World  (tags: Olympics, public funds, Brazil 2014 World Cup, Sports mega events, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, europe, ethics, government, HumanRights, news, politics, society, violence, world )

Betsy
- 353 days ago - money.cnn.com
The process of awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics is in disarray after two leading contenders pulled out amid growing concern over cost overruns, the use of public funds and corruption. Krakow and Stockholm bow out moved by popular choice.
CERD to Hear From Tribes About US's Discriminatory 'Unrecognized' Label
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'unrecognized' tribes, US policy towards native americans, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 287 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations' 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) about the discriminatory nature of the United States' label
Malaysian Plane Downing: Will It Change Course of Ukraine Conflict?
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict in Ukraine, tragic plane crash, crime, violence, news, war, interesting )

Cal
- 316 days ago - csmonitor.com
The downing of a Malaysian passenger plane by a suface-to-air missile over rebel-held Ukraine would seem to be a game-changer in the conflict. But security analysts hold out little expectation that will be the case
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 162 days ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
 

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