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PETITION - Call For Independent Inquiry of the MH 17 Downing in Ukraine and Its Catastrophic Aftermath
World  (tags: MH 17, downing, Ukraine, UN, inquiry, crime, politics, cover up, conflict, ar threat )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - diy.rootsaction.org
To: All the heads of states of NATO countries, and of Russia and the Ukraine, to Ban-ki Moon and the heads of states of countries on the UN Security Council Created by Alice Slater, director of Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
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
- 1 day 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.
How Islamic State Is Redrawing Mideast Rivalries and Allegiances
World  (tags: GEOPOLITICS, ISI, violence, politics, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thestar.com
Unlikely new friends and enemies are being created in the Mideast as the Islamic State insurgency deepens, blurring the line between uncertainty and hostility.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students and teachers hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years
Oppose Extreme Anti-Protest Legislation in Spain - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, terrorism, world, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government )

Beverly
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The Spanish government claims that the bill will help ensure public security, but opponents say that it is a clear threat to freedom of speech and limits freedom of expression.
Is It Time for Israel to Talk Peace Within the Region?
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, interesting, israel, regional peace )

Cal
- 5 days ago - csmonitor.com
With the shared regional threat of the Islamic State and a nuclear Iran, some top Israeli security officials say now's the time for peace talks with Israel's moderate neighbors.
Why Russia Is Courting Europe's Far-Right Parties
World  (tags: Russia, xenophobia, world, politics, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 6 days ago - csmonitor.com
Under communism, Europe's xenophobic nationalist parties were shunned by Russia. Now, Moscow is embracing these parties as partners who can help further Russia's interests.
Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Iraq, slavery, sex workers, Refugees&Relief, violence, politics, HumanRights, humanrights, conflict )

Roger
- 8 days ago - walkfree.org
Thousands of women and girls in Iraq have reportedly been forced into marriage and sexual slavery by Islamic State fighters Khandhar Kaliphs daughter is one of them. She said she is going to be sold as a slave for $10.What can a father say to that?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join the Global Movement to Ensure That Development Respects Human Rights
World  (tags: freedoms, humanrights, UnitedNations, politics, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The cost of not sufficiently managing human rights risks in development projects is huge. Real human lives are at stake.
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 10 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
Tell the President of Iran: Halt Execution of Blogger - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, terrorism )

Beverly
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the execution of an Iranian blogger who allegedly insulted a religious figure via social media.
New Evidence Suggests Israel Is Helping Syrian Rebels in the Golan Heights
World  (tags: world, war, politics, israel, Syria, Syrian rebels )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.vice.com
Israel continues to interact with Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights and allow them to cross the border, according to a new UN report
Tell the Prime Minister of India: Stop Forced Institutionalization of Disabled Women - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, women, abuse, world, politics )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop forcibly locking away women and girls with disabilities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Forced Displacements By Dirty Coal in Colombia
World  (tags: environment, destruction, freedoms, conflict, indienous rights, mining companies, world, politics )

Cal
- 13 days ago - action.wdm.org.uk
Cerrejón Coal is now threatening local communities with forced displacement unless they accept a new piece of land which has been found to be unfit for human habitation.
Ireland's 'New Poor' Need Food Banks to Eat
World  (tags: hunger Ireland, world, human rights, politics )

Cal
- 13 days ago - vice.com
Last week, Ireland opened a giant food bank to cope with the 600,000 people living in food poverty. According to data on Material Deprivation published by the European Commission, Ireland comes in at number three on the list of most deprived countries in
 

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