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Food Not Troops for Haiti! End the Military Occupation!
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, Refugees&Relief, emergency, relief, President Aristide, democracy )

Simon
- 1864 days ago - iacenter.org
PETITION: Haiti's airport must be devoted to humanitarian relief flights. Haiti needs food, water and medical aid, not a U.S. military occupation. Haiti's sovereignty and democratically elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide must be restored!
China Closes Tibet to Foreign Eyes
World  (tags: world, china, tibet, human rights, oppression, killing, discrimination, genocide, apartheid, violence, politics, humanrights, government, conflict, freedoms )

Tom
- 2180 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
Despite China's promises that foreign journalists would be allowed to operate freely, the authorities have not only closed off Tibet, but also the parts of Western China where Tibetans live. It is the 50th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's exile from Tibet.
OP-ED: North Korea's Real Reason for Starting World War III: To Save Its 35,000 Sacred Statues
World  (tags: world, politics, North Korea, hunger, mass hunger, poverty, oppression, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 701 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
The statues are considered sacred in the North, and any damage to them could deliver a huge psychological impact
Somalia to Get Sharia-Based Law - Al Jazeera
World  (tags: world, Somalia, Sharia, Islamic law, humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, violence, war, politics, government, women, oppression, stoning, honor killings, beheadings, africa )

Tom
- 2179 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
Farhan Ali Mohamed, the information minister, said implementing sharia, or Islamic law, would help end attacks by the militias. Tuesday's move was an attempt to isolate more extreme armed groups by agreeing to a demand supported by much of the Somali pop
500 Tibetans Arrested in Nepal
World  (tags: Nepal, Oppression, Violence, Tibetan arrests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Ben
- 2441 days ago - phayul.com
New Delhi, June 22 - Some 500 Tibetans were arrested outside the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu on Saturday for demonstrating against the gross display of power by China which paraded the Olympic torch through Tibet's Capital, Lhasa.
Echoes of Tiananmen: China Rolls Out Tanks to Suppress Tibet Protests
World  (tags: death, human rights, violence, torture, killing, oppression, china, tibet, tibetans, riots, Human Rights Violation )

Vanessa
- 2542 days ago - phayul.com
Chinese armed police have killed around 100 Tibetans and injured many others for taking part in peaceful demonstrations, according to unconfirmed sources. These protests have spread from Lhasa to all over Tibet both in intensity and scale.
Sign Petition: Support CA Assembly Resolution to Honor Tibet
World  (tags: world, religion, tibet, china, holiness, dali lama, peace, honor, government, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', oppression )

Tom
- 2173 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Resolution ACR6 to honor His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibet was shunted off to a possible death in the Rules Committee of the CA State Assembly on March 16th, when Democratic lawmakers shamefully bowed to the pressure of Chinese government lobbyists.
Sign Petition: Call for the Immediate Release of Aung San Suu Kyi and All Prisoners of Conscience in Myanmar
World  (tags: world, Aung, San, Suu, Kyi, nobel, peace, prize, justice, conscience, health, myanmar, military, junta, arrest, imprisonment, Insein, Prison, burma, human, rights, liberty, oppression, government, crime, politics, UnitedNations )

Tom
- 2089 days ago - change.org
Suu Kyi has already spent much of the past 20 years under house arrest. Her prolonged imprisonment in Insein Prison, which has been referred to as the "darkest hell-hole in Burma," could effectively be a death sentence given her declining health.
The World Is Utterly Insane - Tell Me WHY!!!   video
World  (tags: suffering of humans, life, oppression, wars death )

Mary
- 1576 days ago - youtube.com
Watching this youtube is such an eye opener. It reduced me to tears. My good FRIEND PARSIFAL sent it to me and I wanted to Share with more people. I feel its something that all people of the world should see and ponder deeply about.
Support Religious Freedom: Ban Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, religion, freedoms, laws, oppression, violence )

Cher
- 1236 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.
Violence and Resistance in Palestine
World  (tags: Israel, Human Rights Violations, Apartheid, Civil Rights, Oppression, Persecution, Illegal Settlements, Brutal Military Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing, Dispossession, Racist Zionism )

Bruce C
- 99 days ago - counterpunch.org
I left wondering how anyone with a modicum of humanity and any sense of morality could reconcile living in that environment from the spoils of Palestinian dispossession and degradation and how any nation could support the Israeli political project.
In Ravaged Libya, Ghosts of a Jewish Past
World  (tags: world, society, religion, oppression, Libya Libyan Jews, politics, violence, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 1351 days ago - news.yahoo.com
What was once the most beautiful synagogue in Libya's capital city can now be entered only by sneaking through a hole smashed in a back wall, climbing over dusty trash and crossing a stairwell strewn with abandoned shoes to a space occupied by cooing pige
2 Killed in Syria Ahead of Friday Protests
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, violence, Syria, oppression, death, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, society, war, humanrights )

Cal
- 1296 days ago - voanews.com
Syrian security forces have begun carrying out fresh raids in anticipation of mass protests following Friday prayers.
The Paradox of Israel's Pursuit of Might
World  (tags: israel, war, oppression, hatred, fascism )

Eleanor
- 2120 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Forty years ago, I was enraptured by Israel's courageous sense of mission. For me today, as for many, that idealism has palled
   

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