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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Forced Displacements By Dirty Coal in Colombia
World  (tags: environment, destruction, freedoms, conflict, indienous rights, mining companies, world, politics )

Cal
- 22 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.
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
- 18 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...
Tell the Prime Minister of India: Stop Forced Institutionalization of Disabled Women - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, women, abuse, world, politics )

Beverly
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop forcibly locking away women and girls with disabilities.
Free Dr. Stacey Addison! ACTION
World  (tags: Dr. Stacey Addison, East Timor, government, justice, innocence, world, freedoms, human rights )

Nancy
- 15 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.
Ireland's 'New Poor' Need Food Banks to Eat
World  (tags: hunger Ireland, world, human rights, politics )

Cal
- 22 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
Why Russia Is Courting Europe's Far-Right Parties
World  (tags: Russia, xenophobia, world, politics, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 15 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.
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 9 days ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
Jordan Sending Refugees Back Into Syria, Human Rights Watch Says
World  (tags: society, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, Syria, world, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 29 days ago - latimes.com
Jordan has sent Syrian refugees, including wounded civilians and unaccompanied minors, back across the border in violation of international responsibilities, Human Rights Watch said
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
- 17 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
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 25 days ago - theecologist.org
Burma's demographic anomaly - 9 million people who ought to be there, but aren't. Their absence is prima facie evidence of genocide - but as we all celebrate the 'brave new Burma', no one wants to know.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 12 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
Stop Genocide Now ACTION Page
World  (tags: genocide, human rights, violence, world, Darfur, Sudan, terrorism, war, death, conflict, corruption )

Nancy
- 9 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.
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
- 17 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.
The End of Tolerance? Anti-Muslim Movement Rattles Germany
World  (tags: society, Germany, tolerance, humanrights, politics, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society )

Cal
- 6 days ago - spiegel.de
Disenchanted German citizens and right-wing extremists are joining forces to form a protest movement to fight what they see as the Islamization of the West. Is this the end of the long-praised tolerance of postwar Germany?
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
- 19 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.
 

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