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Mexico: Tehuacan-Environmental Activists Attacked And Their Bus Set On Fire
World  (tags: Mexico, hydroelectric Project. Volcanic Region, Environmental Activists Attacked, Bus Burned, conflict, crime, government, humans, media, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 62 days ago - telesurtv.net
Activist group opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. Group Opposes Hydroelectric project in Sierra Negra Volcanic region.
Kenya: Ivory Investigator - Hero for Elephants And Rhinos - Murdered
World  (tags: Kenya, Esmond Bradley Martin, murdered, elephants, rhinos, africa, conflict, corruption, death, humans, news, society, UnitedNations, violence, world )

Fiona
- 69 days ago - bbc.com
Esmond Bradley Martin, 75, One of the world's leading investigators of the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been murdered in Kenya. Martin was a special UN envoy for rhino conservation.
Scotland: Edinburgh University Divests Itself Of Fossil Fuels
World  (tags: Scotland, Edinburgh, UK, Europe, Fossil Fuels, divestment, conflict, corruption, media, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 72 days ago - theguardian.com
Move makes it the largest university fund in the UK to ditch all coal, oil and gas holdings, following a long student campaignn. The University is dumping all its fossil fuel investments. I posted to twitter and ask that others dol
Worldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimis 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom: Reports and Photos
World  (tags: Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi, #FreeAhed, #FreePalestine, children, news, prtotests, Israeli occupation and colonization, Palestine-Gaza Strip, Palestinian child prisoners, media, world, usa, activists, americans, women, crime, family, society )

Fly
- 74 days ago - samidoun.net
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization
Ottawa, Canada: Goverment Announces 4 New Ways To Protect Right Whales
World  (tags: Ottawa, Monkton, Canada, New measures to protect North Atlantic R, death, ethics, GoodNews, government, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 81 days ago - ctvnews.ca
MONCTON, N.B. -- The federal fisheries minister has imposed new measures to protect North Atlantic right whales from entanglement with fishing gear. "Protecting Canada's endangered whales from further harm iis a heavy responsibiity.""
Edmonton Canada: Fort Mckay First Nation To Take Legal Action Against Oil Sands
World  (tags: Canda, Alberta, Edmonton, First Nations, Legal Action Against Oil Sands Project, conflict, interesting, media, politics, society, world )

Fiona
- 95 days ago - cbc.ca
The Fort McKay First Nation says it's ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation's ancestral homeland. Alberta Energy Regulator began public hearings in Fort McMurray Tuesday.
Kenya: Plastic Bottle Pollution Is Being Turned Into Useful Boats.
World  (tags: Kenya, Africa, plastic pollution, Plastic Bottle Pollution, Useful Boats, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Fiona
- 96 days ago - bbc.com
These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the amount of plastic bottles that clog an island's beaches. That is the entire text of the BBC article. Amazing self-explanatory video on site.
Scotland Bans The Use Of Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses
World  (tags: Scotland, UK, Bans Use of Wild Animals in Circuses, conflict, corruption, death, europe, government, humans, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 120 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The legislation was passed by Scottish Parliament on December 20, 2017. ScotlandâEUR(TM)s environment secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, stated, âEURoeThis important act. It ends this abuse of wild animals in Scotland."
Mass Starvation Is Humanity's Fate If We Keep Flogging the Land to Death
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, ethics, farming, food, government, humans, interesting, society, soil, world )

Kathy
- 130 days ago - theguardian.com
Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This is not because I don't care-I care very much. It's only because I have a bigger question on my mind. Where is...
Petition: Get Education to Third World Countries, Now!
World  (tags: Third World, Poor nations, access to education, Basic human rights, Ethical Treatment, escape from poverty, chances for all, society, politics, help to help themselfs )


- 174 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
People in third world countries don't always have access to a good education, or any education in some cases. We all know that education is necessary to succeed in today's society! I am concerned that not all children will have access to a good education,
Petition - Facing Charges for Searching for Her Missing Husband
World  (tags: imprisonment, activism, Freedom of Information, searching, Human Rights Violations, Ethical Treatment, conflicts, society, politics, release )


- 177 days ago - amnesty.org.au
When Hanan Badr el-Din's husband disappeared in July 2013, her life changed for good. Her relentless search for answers has landed her in prison and she is now facing at least five years in prison.
Petition - Facing Life in Prison for a Facebook Video
World  (tags: Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, ethical concerns, releasing, politics, conflict, society )


- 186 days ago - amnesty.org.au
In September 2016, Tadjadine Mahamat Babouri, commonly known as Mahadine, posted videos on Facebook. The videos accused the Chadian government and people close to it of corruption and misusing public money. He also complained about the economic crisis...
Why Is The US At War In West Africa"
World  (tags: africa, west Africa, Niger, US Green Berets, Secret War, conflict, death, humans, news, politics, society, usa, violence, war, world )

Fiona
- 187 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Editorial by Eddie Haywood. The October 4 killings of 4 US Green Berets in Niger provides a rare glimpse into the far-reaching American military operations throughout the African continent. This is a deadly secret war.
Petition - Tell Turkey to Stop Persecuting These Rights Defenders and Unconditionally Release Them.
World  (tags: turkey, human rights abuses, Human Rights Violations, Imprisonment of Activists, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, Freedom of Information, ethical concerns, fair treatment, politics, society, releasing )


- 187 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. Every day that they are detained, the people they speak up for are left more vulnerable to...

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