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More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 2 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
Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Twenty-five years ago the United Nations set up the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty which sets out the political,
Oppose Extreme Anti-Protest Legislation in Spain - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, terrorism, world, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government )

Beverly
- 2 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.
Why Russia Is Courting Europe's Far-Right Parties
World  (tags: Russia, xenophobia, world, politics, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
Under communism, Europe's xenophobic nationalist parties were shunned by Russia. Now, Moscow is embracing these parties as partners who can help further Russia's interests.
Free Dr. Stacey Addison! ACTION
World  (tags: Dr. Stacey Addison, East Timor, government, justice, innocence, world, freedoms, human rights )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - change.org
For nearly 2 months, waiting in agony and willing to cooperate, Stacey and her lawyer heard nothing from the authorities. Suddenly, on October 28th she was rearrested without a charge and taken to a women's prison.
For Yazidi Women, Escaping ISIS Doesn't Mean The Ordeal Is Over
World  (tags: women, Yazidi women, ISIS, sexual atrocities, society, culture, middle east, iraq, world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - npr.org
The Yazidis, a small ethno-religious minority concentrated in Iraq's north, already were a conservative, insular community. Now, families are torn between empathy for the suffering women and generations of tribal codes of honor that have never faced such
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join the Global Movement to Ensure That Development Respects Human Rights
World  (tags: freedoms, humanrights, UnitedNations, politics, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 7 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The cost of not sufficiently managing human rights risks in development projects is huge. Real human lives are at stake.
Philippines Sugar Organizer Murdered ACTION
World  (tags: Rolando Pango, sugar plantation, United Sugar Producers Federation of the, Hacienda Salud, business, crime, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - iuf.org
"This is a grim reminder that in certain industries and sectors like sugar plantations the Philippines is a dangerous place for trade unionists," said Josua Mata, General Secretary of IUF-affiliated union federation SENTRO and co-convener of NAGKAISA...
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
- 9 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.
New Evidence Suggests Israel Is Helping Syrian Rebels in the Golan Heights
World  (tags: world, war, politics, israel, Syria, Syrian rebels )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.vice.com
Israel continues to interact with Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights and allow them to cross the border, according to a new UN report
Tell the Prime Minister of India: Stop Forced Institutionalization of Disabled Women - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, women, abuse, world, politics )

Beverly
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop forcibly locking away women and girls with disabilities.
Tea Workers in India Falling Prey to Human Traffickers
World  (tags: humanrights, world, India, Human traffickers, tea )

Rose
- 11 days ago - theage.com.au
Poorly paid Indian tea workers and their destitute families are a major source for human traffickers who lure away mainly women and childre
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Forced Displacements By Dirty Coal in Colombia
World  (tags: environment, destruction, freedoms, conflict, indienous rights, mining companies, world, politics )

Cal
- 11 days ago - action.wdm.org.uk
Cerrejón Coal is now threatening local communities with forced displacement unless they accept a new piece of land which has been found to be unfit for human habitation.
Ireland's 'New Poor' Need Food Banks to Eat
World  (tags: hunger Ireland, world, human rights, politics )

Cal
- 11 days ago - vice.com
Last week, Ireland opened a giant food bank to cope with the 600,000 people living in food poverty. According to data on Material Deprivation published by the European Commission, Ireland comes in at number three on the list of most deprived countries in
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
- 12 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...
 

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