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Human Traffickers Branding Victims With 'Ownership' Tattoos
World  (tags: world, humanrights, gangs, human trafficking victims )

Rose
- 29 minutes ago - standard.co.uk
Human trafficking gangs are branding their victims with tattoos marking "ownership," a report by the National Crime Agency has revealed. Evidence shows that some victims of human traffickers are "branded like cattle"
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
County Library to Address GMOs
World  (tags: world, gmos, discussions, then a Q and A after )

Rose
- 1 day ago - burlingtoncountytimes.com
WESTAMPTON -- The Burlington County Library at 5 Pioneer Blvd. is offering a free program "GMOs: The Impact on Farmers, Consumers and the Environment" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by the Burlington County Gardeners Association.
Minister: Israel Looking at Ways to Lower Bedouin Birthrate
World  (tags: Bedouin population, Human Rights, polygamy, birthrate, freedoms, israel, world, ethics, government, middle-east, politics, humans, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - haaretz.com
Fadi Masamra, director general of the Council of Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, said in response, "From a feminist perspective I support stopping polygamy, but to talk about dealing with the birthrate is insane.
What Every Politician Should Know About GMOs - But Hardly Any of Them Does
World  (tags: conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, genetic engineering, government, HumanRights, politics, society, usa, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - gmeducation.org
On both sides of the Atlantic citizens are increasingly concerned about the use of GMOs in farming and food production but their questions and objections are continually ignored by governments and politicians.
Free Anti-Slavery Activist
World  (tags: world, humanrights, free anti slavery activist action )

Rose
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Mr. Wirat Piyanpornpaiboon, Natural Fruit owner Goal: Don't punish activist for revealing human rights abuses
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
Join the Fight to End World Hunger ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, hunger, world, protection )

Cher
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. 842 million people around the world do not have enough to eat. Hunger is a serious problem caused by poverty, food shortages, natural disasters, war and displacement,
Britain Launches Fighter Jets Against Isis Forces in Iraq
World  (tags: ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, violence, world, Great Britain, Syria, middle-east )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
RAF jets were unleashed above Iraq on Saturday as Britain threw its military might behind a US-led air war against the rampant Islamic State (Isis) terror group.
Special Feature: Are We Listening to Syrian Women and Girls?
World  (tags: middle-east, Syrian Women, daily struggles, violence, world, war, society, news, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, humans, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - rescue.org
For millions of Syrian women and girls displaced by war, daily life is an exhausting struggle--from searching for clean water and food for their families without constant harassment to facing with threats of domestic violence in their own homes.
 

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