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Act Now to Stop Violence Against Women
World  (tags: abuse, africa, violence, crime, rape )

- 2338 days ago -
Hundreds of women are brutally raped, beaten and killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) every day. On October 31, Senators Joseph Biden (D-DE) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) introduced the International Violence Against Women Act (S.2279) -- legislatio
NIGERIA: Child Rape in Kano on the Increase
World  (tags: women, violence, rape, children )

- 2288 days ago -
KANO, 3 January 2008 (IRIN) - Police and government officials in northern Nigeria's city of Kano have reported an upsurge in incidents of child rape and said that young girls are now unsafe in the city.
Stop China's Sale of Arms to Sudan PETITION
World  (tags: war, terrorism, China, Sudan, Darfur, violence, arms sales, human rights )

- 2224 days ago -
In the lead up to the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, Human Rights First has launched the "Made in China" campaign. With your help, we will pressure China to stop its arms sales to Sudan.
Veterans For Peace Bus Destroyed
World  (tags: crime, propaganda, war, violence, peace )

- 2284 days ago -
In recent months, Jim has been providing transportation to Iraq Veterans Against the War for their various tours and other activities. Last night, Jim escaped a fire of suspicious origins that destroyed the bus.
Instant Karma: The Global Petition to Save Darfur
World  (tags: darfur, HumanRights, violence, world, terrorism )

- 2491 days ago -
John Lennon sang, "If you want to be a hero, well just follow me." Today, you can be a hero with Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur by speaking out for the millions of Darfuri children, women and men who need your voice.
Crime Victims Speak Out
World  (tags: human rights, civilliberties, corruption, world, politics, government, bahamas, crime, violence, humanrights )

- 2221 days ago -
Crime Victims tell their story about what happened to them 32 hours after arriving in the Bahamas. They reported and yet the criminals were left inside the hotel with other tourists. www.thepetitionsite/6/boycott-the-bahamas or myspace/bewarebahamas
Darfur: The Evidence of War Crimes 500 Drawings By Children Who Escaped the Violence
World  (tags: Darfur, war, terrorism, crime, deaths, children, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, violence, corruption, africa )

- 2441 days ago -
Dramatic new evidence of the attacks on the people of Darfur by Sudanese government troops has emerged in 500 drawings by children who escaped the violence by fleeing across the border to Chad.
World  (tags: children, abuse, crime, death, child, corruption, family, health, humans, news, sadness, society, safety, violence, women, rights, police )

- 2227 days ago -
"Just dropping in for a hot minute ... to help out the dry spell, and to give everyone something to do for an afternoon," said still one more.That sordid network was exposed this week, thanks to a global law enforcement operation spanning five countries.
Please. One Last Time. Support Akim
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, internet, news, politics, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, usa, violence, world, war )

- 2257 days ago -
The Post Independent is providing this link for people who want to show their support for Akim or post a message for him. We at the newspaper will forward messages to members of congress and senate as well as getting the personal support comments to Akim.
Darfur - Ending "the World's Hottest War"
World  (tags: africa, Darfur, Sudan, violence, terrorism, war, corruption, HumanRights )

- 2497 days ago -
At 43, Prendergast is a tall, slim and athletic man, with long blond hair and a scruffy beard. As America's most prominent expert on Africa, he flies with Angelina Jolie to the Congo, does the talk show circuit, travels for weeks on end through the contin
Desperate Afghan Women Choose Death By Fire
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', afghanistan, women's rights, women's rights, violence, burning, suicide, society )

- 2079 days ago -
The Financial Times, August 4, 2008 By Jon Boone in Herat She could not hope for better treatment. But her chances of survival were not good. Dosed with drugs and swaddled in bandages, she had only a small portion of her face visible in the emerg
9/11: Pointing the Finger
World  (tags: violence, 9/11, Hitler, Poland, JFK, RFK, corruption, deceit )

- 2452 days ago -
My short sweet blog about 9/11 with a history lesson thrown in.
KENYA: Rape on the Rise in Post-Election Violence
World  (tags: kenya, women, violence, rape, crime, HumanRights )

- 2288 days ago -
NAIROBI, 2 January 2008 (IRIN) - Amid the violence that engulfed several residential areas of the Kenyan capital following the declaration of controversial results of the presidential elections, women in particular have been targetted.

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