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Vietnam Blocks Facebook and Cracks Down on Human Rights Activists During Obama Visit
World  (tags: world, usa, Vietnam, U.S. President, Barack Obama, human, rights, activits, humanrights, freedoms, corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', facebook, Mark Zuckerberg )

Darren
- 19 hours ago - accessnow.org
Vietnam has blocked Facebook during U.S. President Obama's visit to the country and cracked down on human rights activists.
Give Us Your Opinion About the Next Secretary General of the UN
World  (tags: United Nations, interesting, society, rights )

Pablo
- 51 days ago - links.e.globalcitizen.org
UN are about to elect a new leader. For 70 years, these appointments have been secret and dominated by powerful countries. But now things have changed. We want you to tell us what should be asked. Choose your language and 3 questions.
India's Seeing Its Biggest Student Protests in 25 Years. Here's Why
World  (tags: world, politics, freedoms, studnet protests, rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society )

Cal
- 101 days ago - globalpost.com
India's biggest nationwide student protests in a quarter of a century spread across campuses on Monday after the arrest of a student accused of sedition, in the latest battle with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government over freedom of expression
Escalating Cold War, US Flies B-52 Bomber Over South Korea
World  (tags: War & Peace, Rights, U.S., North Korea, South Korea, US Military )

Judy
- 137 days ago - commondreams.org
'This is exactly the kind of nuke macho action we should NOT be taking'
The Palestinians Fleeing Syria Are Among the Most Vulnerable Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees, rights, support, Palestinians, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, israel, right of return, integration, resettlement )

Evelyn
- 172 days ago - thenation.com
Criticizing resettlement in terms of its effect on the right of return would be analogous to Arab states' using the right of return to deny Palestinian refugees their basic human rights. Nothing should negate Palestinians' individual right of return.
We Are Lifelong Zionists. Here's Why We'Ve Chosen to Boycott Israel.
World  (tags: Zionist, boycott, Israel, occupation, denial, basic, rights, Palestinians, West, Bank, Gaza, apartheid )

Sam
- 215 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Undemocratic measures undertaken in pursuit of Israe's survival, such as the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and the denial of basic rights to Palestinians living there, were understood to be temporary. But the occupation has become permanent.
Tens of Thousands Surround Japan's Parliament Denouncing 'War Legislation'
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Japan, People Power )

Judy
- 255 days ago - commondreams.org
Tens of thousands of people surrounded Japan's Parliament in Tokyo on Monday to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposed "war legislation" that would allow the country's soldiers to deploy abroad for the first time since World War II.
Israel Lambasted Over 'Abusive Arrests' of Palestinian Children
World  (tags: Israel, abuse, children, abusive, arrests, Palestinian, Human, Rights, Watch, lambasted, HRW )

Sam
- 311 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Human Rights Watch accused Israel of "abusive arrests" of Palestinian children as young as 11 and of using threats to force them to sign confessions.
This Is Why Israelis Want the World to Stop Supporting Israel
World  (tags: Israel, BDS, movement, boycott, support, Palestinian, human, rights, occupation )

Sam
- 354 days ago - aljazeera.com
Israeli members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and Israeli pro-Palestinian activists explain their positions.
Conservative Rabbis Condemn Prime Minister Netanyahu Over Divisive Racist Comments
World  (tags: The Rabbinical Assembly, the association of Conservative/Masorti , condemnation, racism, Netanyahu, israel, rights, Palestinians, Arabs, discrimination )

Evelyn
- 408 days ago - failedmessiah.typepad.com
The Jewish people have been subject to political persecution and vilification for over 2,000 years. It is for this reason, among others, that when the State of Israel was founded, it committed itself to the equality of all of its citizens.
Send a Text, Save a Life: Join the Pocket Protest for Equality ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, rights, protection, equality, gayrights, world )

Cher
- 433 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 78 countries, being in a consensual same-sex relationship could see you thrown in jail. In 10, the maximum penalty is death.
Critics Banned, Islamophobes Welcomed at "We Believe in Israel" UK Conference
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, UK, 'We Believe In Israel', Islamophobes, conference, politics, ethics, interesting, society, news, rights, freedoms, corruption, activists, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 435 days ago - electronicintifada.net
According to its self-description, the event (expected to attract up to 1,500 people) will be "broad-based and inclusive" and "open to anyone, Jewish and non-Jewish, and from across the political spectrum, who supports the right of the State of Israel...
In Turnaround, Swedish Supreme Court to Hear Assange Appeal
World  (tags: World, Rights, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Sweden, Justice System )

Judy
- 441 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder say behavior of prosecutors is violation of rights
What's Happening to Canada? An Open Letter to Stephen Harper - Ralph Nader
World  (tags: Economy, Climate, Rights, Canada, Ralph Nader, Stephen Harper )

Judy
- 462 days ago - commondreams.org
Pray tell, which rights rooted in Canadian law are "jihadis" fighting in the Middle East to obliterate? You talk like George W. Bush.
Top Anti-GMO Scientists Band Together in Film Exposing Threats and Secrecy | Minds
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, humans, society, safety, politics, government, freedoms, education, rights, violence, culture, environment, destruction, healthconditions, humans, protection, ecosystems, dishonesty, illness, health, disease, diet, research, ris )

Kevin
- 488 days ago - minds.com
"Looking for a some mind-expanding entertainment? Check out Scientists Under Attack: Genetic Engineering in the Magnetic Field of Money, a film by german director Bertram Verhaag. "
 

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