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Human Rights Activist Detained, Bahrain
World  (tags: Human Rights, petition, Bahrain )

Teresa
- 10 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja, a dual Danish and Bahraini national, was arrested on 30 August and detained as a result of her human rights work. Please write to the authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Maryam Al-Khawaja.
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 13 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
INDIGENOUS RIGHTS DEFENDER AT GRAVE RISK
World  (tags: humanrights, Amnesty International, Colombia )

Apolonia
- 27 days ago - e-activist.com
Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous organizations in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since. His life is at risk.
The Most Important Petition We'Ve Ever Done
World  (tags: climate change, avaaz, future )

Volker
- 11 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
They name it "The most important petition we've ever done". And they probably have a point.
Peru: MáXima Vs. the U.S. Mining Conglomerate ACTION
World  (tags: Yanacocha, corporate corruption, human rights, violence, money, crime )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
On the 5th of August, Acuña was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison on a charge of squatting and ordered to pay the equivalent of $2,000 in damages to Yanacocha. The court also ordered the eviction of her family with immediate effect.
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - 972mag.com
If anybody accuses me of defending Hamas in what I'm about to write, I accuse them in turn of supporting the war in Gaza because they enjoy seeing Palestinian children killed. One claim is as fair as the other. Good article to think upon after it's read.
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
A social change needs to happen to stop the abduction and trafficking of these women, and the government must encourage this change. Urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to push for change so all Indian citizens will value both men and women equally.
Muslim Leaders Have Roundly Denounced Islamic State, But Conservative Media Won't Tell You That
World  (tags: Muslim groups, Al-Azhar, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL, Imams, denounce, crimes against humanity )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - mediamatters.org
Media figures have accused Muslim groups and leaders of failing to denounce the violent acts of the terrorist group the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL), despite the fact that numerous Muslim religious authorities, advocacy groups, and Imams have done so.
British Spies Are on Verge of Identifying ISIS Executioner Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, middle-east, James Foley )

Cal
- 26 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Spies are close to identifying the hooded jihadist dubbed Jailer John who beheaded the journalist James Foley, Britain's ambassador to the U.S. revealed today
Dole: Stand Up for Human Rights
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, injustice )

Teresa
- 21 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Dole: demand that Natural Foods Ltd and the president of the Thai Pineapple Industry Association drop the charges against human rights advocate Andy Hall.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, and Many Other Global Business Leaders in Calling for Peace in Ukraine
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, UKRAINE, peace, activism )

Cal
- 28 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, and many other prominent Russian, Ukrainian, and international business leaders are calling for a peaceful end to the conflict in Ukraine
TAKE ACTON NOW! Amnesty for My Father Kenneth Bae, a U.S. Citizen Imprisoned in a North Korean Special Labor Camp
World  (tags: world, human rights, plictics, world, World news )

Cal
- 13 days ago - change.org
My father Kenneth Bae, an American citizen, is being imprisoned in a North Korea (DPRK) labor camp. Please sign my petition to free him now.
Campaign To Free Leonard Peltier - Petition
World  (tags: Pledge, Leonard Peltier, freedom, executive clemency, campaign to free Leonard Peltier )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - leonardpeltier.info
There is really only one way for me to gain my freedom,and that is for the President of the United States to grant me Executive Clemency. Will you pledge to ASK for my FREEDOM?
Government of Denmark and Faroese Law Enforcement Agency: Release the 14 Sea Shepherd Volunteers -PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Human rights, volunteers, Denmark, Whales, killings, government, violence, world )

Julie
- 20 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We are demanding the immediate release of ALL Sea Shepherd personnel as well as ALL Sea Shepherd physical and intellectual property to include the swift boats, cameras and video recording equipment, all photos and videos that are now in the hands of the
Ukraine and Russia Reach 'Permanent Ceasefire' Agreement, Kiev Says
World  (tags: world, war, violence, politics, europe, Russi, Ukraine )

Cal
- 17 days ago - theguardian.com
Office of Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko release statement but Russia denies any deal has been made
 

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