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Remembering Auschwitz
World  (tags: Holocaust, shoa, auschwitz, Poland, Nazis, Russians, Israel, Jan 27 1945, victims, crime against humanity, memorial day of auschwitz liberation, Roam and sinti, homosexuals )

Angelika
- 1416 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Reactions to a visit to Auschwitz have been expressed much more ably than I can. I think that each person should go, simply to see, as the searing horror of the cruelty of the death camps needs to be seen, not just read.
Ladies, It's Your Fault: Satirical Video About Victim-Blaming Goes Viral (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: women, rape, victims, society, culture, violence, world, media )

Carrie
- 1541 days ago - takepart.com
A comedy group in India, fed up with rampant victim-blaming demonstrated towards women who've been raped, decided to fight back--with comedy.
ACTION ALERT: Abandoned Without Resources: Demand Compensation for the Wrongly Convicted! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: victims, justice system, wrongly convicted, compensation, rights, liveihoodethics, government )

Simone
- 2257 days ago - forcechange.com
Twenty-three states currently lack compensation statutes which would help the wrongfully convicted reclaim their lives upon their release from incarceration. These people have been treated like criminals for years and the stigma continues to affect ever.
ACTION ALERT: End US Denial of Role in Vietnam's Agent Orange Crisis! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: vietnam war, agent orange, victims, herbicide, suffering, apology, human rights, illness )

Simone
- 2258 days ago - forcechange.com
After nearly 40 years and 2 failed Supreme Court cases, the United States still refuses to accept blame for the 3-4 million Agent Orange victims in Vietnam. 20 million gallons of herbicide were dumped by the United States on Vietnam during the Vietnam War
Japanese Radiation Victims Offered Worthless Treatment
World  (tags: Japan, people, Radiation, explosion, Victims, treatment )

Anna
- 2464 days ago - news.discovery.com
In the wake of the Japanese tsunami and Saturday's explosion at the Fukushima nuclear plant north of Toyko, nearly a quarter of a million people have been evacuated from the area. The immediate tsunami danger has passed, but there is the lingering threat
Organ Traffickers Target Nepal's Poorest
World  (tags: humanrights, organ traffickers, Nepal, poorest, sell organs, India, debts, lax law, kidney, victims, organ transplant )

Naoko
- 2540 days ago - bt.com.bn
Seven years ago, Nepalese farmer Madhab Parajuli faced an agonising choise: lose his small plot of farmland to mounting debts, or sell one of his kidneys to an organ trafficker.
Cambodia Prepares for Historic Verdict From Genocide Tribunal
World  (tags: Cambodia, genocide, deaths, victims )

Nancy
- 2698 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Carrying burning incense sticks and pink lotuses and wearing scarves of mourning, dozens of people marked the deaths of 14,000 victims of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime at the S-21 torture prison in the Cambodian capital Sunday,
DRC: Getting Away With Rape
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, africa, crime, rape, legal, get away, 9-year-old, DRC, Congo, justice system, fail, victims, police, mobile court, gender issue, conflict )

Naoko
- 2709 days ago - irinnews.org
When nine-year-old Jeanne from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo was raped by a neighbour, her parents were determined he would not get away with it. With the help of an international organization that provides legal services for
Uganda : Landslide Buries Villages, 80 Dead, 350 Missing
World  (tags: Uganda, landslide, dead, missing, village, Mt. Elgon, shock, Red Cross, victims, desaster )

Naoko
- 2840 days ago - allafrica.com
Kampala - A MASSIVE landslide swept the slopes of Mt. Elgon in eastern Uganda on Monday night, killing at least 80 people, with 350 missing and feared dead. The landslide erased three villages in Bududa district known as Kubehwo, Namakansa and Nametsi
Scope of Haiti's Need Is Overwhelming
World  (tags: Haiti, disaster, donations, victims, suffering, relief, help, HumanRights )

Dee
- 2882 days ago - cnn.com
(CNN) -- It has become a commonplace that it is hard to comprehend the disaster in Haiti. If so, and if we hope to provide Haitians with anything like the help that they need, then we must understand where our minds fail us
Sign Petition: End Child Trafficking, Exploitation in Haiti
World  (tags: world, haiti, children, victims, prostitutes, sexual, abuse, violence, child, slavery, poverty, hunger, crime, freedoms, family, culture, society, rights, safety, sadness, abuse )

Tom
- 3134 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
With 80 percent of Haitians living in poverty -- and half of them on less than a dollar a day -- a huge number of children are forced to work against their will in homes, fields, gangs and as prostitutes. As many as 200,000 children are victims.
The Desecration of Iraq's Art Treasures - Iraq's Broken Culture
World  (tags: usa, war, iraq, violence, troops, censorship, americans, media, immoral occupation, Broken Culture, artists, victims, humanrights, humans, middle-east )

Madalena
- 3187 days ago - counterpunch.org
There are no victors in such a war - only victims. As I say in my song, Forever War, "They tell us it will last /About a hundred years/ We never count their casualties/And we sure can't measure tears/No, we can't measure tears." Although the mainstream
Property Vultures Swoop on Victorian Bushfire Victims - Australia
World  (tags: australia, victoria, homes, bushfire, victims, investors, prefators, real estate )

Chrissy
- 3218 days ago - news.com.au
PROPERTY predators are swooping on Victorian bushfire victims in a widely condemned attempt to buy cheap homes in blackened, distressed towns. Disgusted real estate agents are already fielding calls from potential investors seeking "scorched land for sale
Guatemala : The Secret Files / How Silicon Valley Nonprofit Helped Uncover Dirty War
World  (tags: Guatemala, human rights abuses, politicide, 45, 000 people, disappeared, Guatemalan police, archive project, human rights activists, lawyers, prosecutors, families, victims, Benetech, nonprofit, human rights software, President Alvaro Colom )

LucyKalei
- 3457 days ago - pbs.org
Founded to provide high-tech solutions to humanitarian problems, Benetech worked wi human rights activists to preserve/analyze 80M pgs police records, getting info families & human rights prosecutors'd hoped to find. Video + text + interactive timeline
A Surer Way to Feed the Hungry
World  (tags: world, hunger, catastrophe, victims, bushadministration, policy )

Pretty
- 3783 days ago - nytimes.com
Globally, about 800 million people are chronically hungry, and the number rises every year. The Bush administration is pushing what should be an obvious policy change to help those most acutely in need -- victims of catastrophe or some other emergency.
 

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