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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 )

- 2137 days ago -
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 )

- 2453 days ago -
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!' )

- 974 days ago -
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 )

- 2452 days ago -
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!' )

- 2714 days ago -
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 )

- 2814 days ago -
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 )

- 2446 days ago -
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 )

- 2362 days ago -
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 )

- 1849 days ago -
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 )

- 1508 days ago -
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.
In Ravaged Libya, Ghosts of a Jewish Past
World  (tags: world, society, religion, oppression, Libya Libyan Jews, politics, violence, news, middle-east )

- 1624 days ago -
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
The Paradox of Israel's Pursuit of Might
World  (tags: israel, war, oppression, hatred, fascism )

- 2392 days ago -
Forty years ago, I was enraptured by Israel's courageous sense of mission. For me today, as for many, that idealism has palled
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 )

- 1569 days ago -
Syrian security forces have begun carrying out fresh raids in anticipation of mass protests following Friday prayers.
Al Jazeera - Focus - Ending Violence Against Women
World  (tags: World, International Women's Day, CEDAW, discrimination, women, rights, freedom, poverty, violence, honor killings, stoning, lashing, slavery, crime, safety, oppression, voting, work, education, health, families, children )

- 2454 days ago -
In many countries women are active participants in the political process and have made progress toward economic equality. However, women's rights to life, to physical integrity, to health, education and freedom from violence, remains largely unfulfilled.

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