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1-Year Countdown to End 'Human Safaris' in India
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, news, politics, human safaris, uncontacted tribes, native rights, indigenous rights, society )

Cal
- 936 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Time is running out for the Jarawa, who are extremely vulnerable to exploitation by intruders on their land, as demonstrated by the recent shocking revelations of the kidnapping and sexual exploitation of Jarawa women by poachers.
OP-ED: Why Putin Lies So Easily
World  (tags: Putin, lies, Russia Ukraine Invasion, politics, world, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 936 days ago - theweek.com
The old Soviet Union had a variety of mainstays when they were confronted by the West. Putin's rambling press conference confirmed their salience today:
Your Starter Kit for Understanding the Chaos Unfolding in Crimea
World  (tags: Russia, Uraine, violence, politics, world, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 936 days ago - globalpost.com
From Sevastopol to Kharkiv: Here are the 13 terms you need to know to understand what's happening between Russia and Ukraine right now.
Pope Says F*** in Sunday Blessing Gaffe (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Pope Francis, language, gaffe, humor, world, news, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 937 days ago - thelocal.it
Pope Francis made a rare linguistic error during his weekly blessing on Sunday, transforming a harmless Italian word into one of the strongest swearwords in the dictionary.
TAKE ACTION NOW! European Union, Catherine Ashton, Herman Van Rompuy: Act on Ukraine. Immediately!
World  (tags: world, politics, news, invasion of Ukraine, russia, humanrights, conflict, violence, war )

Cal
- 938 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, the citizens of European Union and the closest neighbours of the Russian Federation request immediate EU foreign policy makers consultations on the situation in Ukraine.
PUTIN ESCALATES IN CRIMEA
World  (tags: military intervention, Russia, Ukraine, crimea, military force, world, violence, politics, europe, news, conflict )

Cal
- 939 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Russia's upper house of parliament on Saturday approved a proposal by President Vladimir Putin to deploy Russian armed forces in Ukraine's Crimea region.
U.S. Has Little Leverage To Stop Political Violence In Venezuela
World  (tags: Venuela, political violence, violence, politics, world, society, news, usa, government, freedoms, media )

Cal
- 941 days ago - npr.org
The escalating political crisis in Venezuela has set off alarms in Washington. But there's little the U.S. has been able to do, aside from criticize the jailing of opposition figures or the rising death toll
Tunisia Is Becoming the Lone Arab Spring Success Story
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, interesting, government, society, news )

Cal
- 943 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
The place where the Middle East uprising began adopts a liberal constitution
Thais Bring Children to the Insurrection, Despite Recent Deaths
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, news )

Cal
- 943 days ago - globalpost.com
The uprising kits kids out in anti-government kitsch, and targets the prime minister's 10-year-old.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 944 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
INDIA: The Rise of the Hindu Fundamentalists
World  (tags: India, religion, Hindus, Hindu nationalists, power, politics, world, society, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 945 days ago - globalpost.com
Hindu nationalists are about to take control of India. Some of them want to ban books, films and even Valentine's Day.
Ukraine Protesters Take Kiev Without a Shot as Yanukovich Flees
World  (tags: Ukraine, protests, world, politics, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 946 days ago - latimes.com
Ukraine's capital fell into the hands of anti-government protesters Saturday morning.
Has Venezuela Turned Into a War Zone?
World  (tags: Venezuela, protests, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, society, violence )

Cal
- 946 days ago - motherjones.com
Student protesters have filled the streets of many Venezuelan cities for the last two weeks to express their dissatisfaction with the socialist government, the deteriorating economy, and the violence that plagues the country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IMMEDIATE DETENTION AND TRIBUNAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VICTOR YANUKOVICH FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
World  (tags: Ukraine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, world, society, politics, news, government, ethics, death, crime, HumanRights )

Cal
- 948 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The CRIMINAL-FASCIST REGIME of Yanukovich / Putin (Yanukovich's sponsor and instructor) is being established In Ukraine through killing, torturing and persecuting without trial, not only protestors, but mostly PEACEFUL PEOPLE, wearing no more than NATIONA
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Poor Women and Children Unlock Their Potential
World  (tags: world, education, information, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 948 days ago - change.org
Grameen Foundation believes that all of us - even the poorest citizens of our world - can reach our full potential if given access to the right information and resources. Do you agree?

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