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A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery ~ PETITION ATTACHED ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, modern slavery, slave labor, Thailand, news, government, ethics, crime, politics, world )

Carrie
- 298 days ago - takepart.com
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave labor ~ but it doesn't receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
UN Seeks $ 750 Million to Educate Syrian Refugee Children
World  (tags: world, politics, GoodNews, Syrian refugees, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 124 days ago - ipsnews.net
The United Nations has made an urgent appeal for $750 million in funds to provide education to about one million Syrian refugee children in Jordan Lebanon and Turkey.
Sad About Cecil? These African Animals Are Slaughtered By the Thousands
World  (tags: Animal Rights, animal deaths, South Sudan, conservation, civil war, violence, ethics, government, crime, conflict, world, news, humans )

Carrie
- 299 days ago - thedailybeast.com
South Sudan's civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other animals into an industry.Conservationists say the "charismatic megafauna" are nearly wiped out here.
Iranians Quietly Question Their Government's Role in Syria and Beyond
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, society, iran, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 241 days ago - globalpost.com
Iran's decision to sign the Vienna nuclear agreement has opened up a wide discussion on formerly taboo topics.
The Real Reason Putin Is in Syria
World  (tags: politics, geopolitics, Putin, Middle Est, Saudi Arabia, oil prices, Iran, middle-east, news, world, violence, society )

Cal
- 236 days ago - cnbc.com
With Russia and allied Iran increasing their presence throughout the Middle East, ostensibly to combat ISIS, Saudi Arabia stands with a large target on its back.
Conquistadors No More: Spaniards Are Flocking to Latin America Because They Need Jobs
World  (tags: money, economy, finance, world, Refugees&Relief, world, europe, news )

Cal
- 309 days ago - globalpost.com
Throw in the common language, and a long historical relationship, and most of Latin America is an obvious escape route for Spaniards.
One Year After Obama Embraced Cuba, What Has Changed?
World  (tags: Cuba-US relations, world, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 160 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US and Cuba normalized relations one year ago Thursday. Small changes have begun to percolate, but there's debate over whether that's progress
So Are Living the Syrians, Who Failed to Escape War.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, middle-east, news, society, war, violence )

Pablo
- 139 days ago - clarin.com
Squeezed into tiny rooms, buildings under construction or in rickety trucks. More than 2.3 million homes were destroyed. They lived 7 million people. The last refuge of Abu Zyad, a vendor of cigarettes arrived to the capital in 2012, fleeing the fighting
Despite Boko Haram, Activists Are Bringing Education Back to Girls in Nigeria
World  (tags: children, news, africa, education, activism, world, society )

Cal
- 225 days ago - takepart.com
Amina Yusuf and the Center for GirlsâEUR(TM) Education are ensuring boys in the African nation arenâEUR(TM)t the only ones who get the opportunity to learn
Through Hell and Hungary: Riding the Rails With Refugees in Budapest
World  (tags: politics, world, society, news, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, ethics, children, humanrights )

Cal
- 262 days ago - news.vice.com
Thousands of migrants and refugees have been stranded this week at a train station in Budapest, desperately seeking a way out of Hungary and on to Austria, Germany, and other destinations in Western Europe
Rabbis, Palestinian Peace Activists Unite in Show of Solidarity Against Violence
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, news, world, peace, humanrights, humans )

Cal
- 297 days ago - jpost.com
In the sweltering heat of Sunday afternoon and the bitter atmosphere of recent days, some 150 people gathered in the Etzion settlement bloc to condemn the slaying of Ali Dawabsha, the Palestinian toddler who was burnt to death in the village of Duma on
Canada Vows 'Full Reconciliation' With Indigenous Peoples
World  (tags: Canada, First Nations, reconciliation, abuse, world, politics, society, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 162 days ago - bbc.com
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged "full reconciliation" with Canada's indigenous peoples after a report detailed decades of abuse.
U.S. Officials Make Contact With Rep for Cecil the Lion's Killer Amid Extradition Calls ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: Animal Rights, Cecil the Lion, Walter Palmer, Zimbadwe, violence, crime, death, ethics, news, world, corruption )

Carrie
- 300 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"We are appealing to the responsible authorities for his extradition to Zimbabwe so that he can be held accountable for his illegal action," Zimbabwe's environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said at a news conference on Friday, according to Reuters.
Iran Renews Attacks on the U.S. and Israel In Spite of Nuclear Deal
World  (tags: world, politics, israel, iran, usa, middle-east, society, terrorism, news )

Cal
- 259 days ago - time.com
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei renewed his attacks on Israel and the United States in a speech to members of the Iranian public on Wednesday
Unfinished Business: Ecuador Continues to Manage Its Refugee Population
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news )

Cal
- 290 days ago - truth-out.org
Ecuador, a country that attracts millions of tourists annually to its breathtaking Amazonian rainforests and Galapagos Islands, has also become a top destination for thousands of desperate refugees
 

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