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Stop Genocide Now ACTION Page
World  (tags: genocide, human rights, violence, world, Darfur, Sudan, terrorism, war, death, conflict, corruption )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - stopgenocidenow.org
Stop Genocide Now (SGN) seeks to change the way the world responds to genocide by putting a face to the numbers of dead, dying and displaced.
Pakistan in Mourning After Taliban School Attack
World  (tags: violence, terrorism, Pakistan, Taliban militants, murder, school children, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 3 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Pakistan held a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students and nine staff at a school in the city of Peshawar in an attack that shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.
Rights Monitors Slam Russia for Spiraling Attacks on Gays
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, government, Russia, gay rights, homophobia, Putin, hate crimes )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Human Rights Watch sounded the alarm Monday over the rising number of homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin's government for "inaction" and urging a crackdown on hate crimes.
How Islamic State Is Redrawing Mideast Rivalries and Allegiances
World  (tags: GEOPOLITICS, ISI, violence, politics, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 4 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.
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Killing of Papuans
World  (tags: violence, human rights, Papuans, Jakarta, Indonesian police, President Widodo, indigenous people, 5 teenagers, society, crime, death )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - us1.campaign-archive2.com
Please email President Widodo, urging him investigate the recent killing of five teenagers and to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice; to end human rights violations in the region and to enter into dialogue with the Papuan people.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 5 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
- 5 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.
Survivors Recall Genocide of Amazon Tribe in Brazil
World  (tags: Waimiri-Atroaris, Genocide, violence, Amazon region, Brig. Gen. Gentil Nogueira Paes, indigenous tribe )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - laht.com
The number of Waimiri-Atroaris plummeted from roughly 3,000 in 1972 and to 322 in 1983, according to censuses carried out by the University of Brasilia and the National Indian Foundation.
Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Iraq, slavery, sex workers, Refugees&Relief, violence, politics, HumanRights, humanrights, conflict )

Roger
- 9 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?
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
- 12 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
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the execution of an Iranian blogger who allegedly insulted a religious figure via social media.
OPINION: Netanyahu More Vulnerable Than He Seems (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, U.S., Palestine, Gaza, politics, economy, government, ethics, elections, society, freedoms, world, middle-east, violence, conflict, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - cnn.com
On Tuesday, Netanyahu accused Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, the main centrist leaders of his center-to-far-right coalition, of disloyalty and of undermining his authority, publicly criticizing his policies and conspiring...
15 Reasons Why Netanyahu Could Lose the Next Israeli Elections
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, U.S., Europe, world, violence, politics, government, ethics, corruption, news, middle-east, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - haaretz.com
The news that Israel is heading for new elections - confirmed on Tuesday with the sacking of both Yair Lapid and Tzipi Livni from the cabinet - has been greeted with a collective groan, especially on the left.
Pssst! Is Israel Going Crazy?
World  (tags: Israel, government, freedoms, Human Rights, Palestine, Hamas, politics, violence, ethics, society, middle-east, interesting, conflict, corruption )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Fabricated images of the president of Israel, top ministers and the police chief dressed in Nazi uniforms were published on the Internet on Sunday as a protest against their objection to a controversial bill that defines Israel as a Jewish state...
Eyewitness: Insights From Tibet
World  (tags: Tibet-Chinese-Oppression, HumanRights, violence )

Monka
- 19 days ago - savetibet.org
"They locked me up in a solitary cell with both my arms and feet shackled. I was kept there for some days. Then I was transferred to the police station for seven days, and then taken to a labor re-education camp."
 

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