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

Teresa
- 20 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
- 22 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.
The Most Important Petition We'Ve Ever Done
World  (tags: climate change, avaaz, future )

Volker
- 20 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
- 25 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.
Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 14 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.
Dole: Stand Up for Human Rights
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, injustice )

Teresa
- 30 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 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
- 22 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.
Eradicating Poverty Will Defeat Extremists: John Kerry
World  (tags: world, society, politics, violence, extremism )

Cal
- 10 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Top US diplomat John Kerry on Friday made a passionate plea to wipe out poverty and improve health and education as the most powerful antidote to the "toxic" beliefs of extremists.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 2 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
Campaign To Free Leonard Peltier - Petition
World  (tags: Pledge, Leonard Peltier, freedom, executive clemency, campaign to free Leonard Peltier )

Dandelion
- 17 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?
South Sudan in Crisis ACTION
World  (tags: South Sudan, violence, world, human rights, famine, foreign aid workers dispelled )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
Citizens Of The Earth   video
World  (tags: Peace, Citizens of the World, Prem Rawat, Peace Begins with me )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
Video is self explaining. Peace begins with me. Will you join me? Participation is simple: enjoy this video, and share it.
Australian Police Detain 15 to Prevent Attack Plot
World  (tags: Australia, terrorism attempt, violence, Islamic State group Nusra Front )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - news.msn.com
In court documents, Azari was accused of conspiring with Baryalei and others between May and September of this year to prepare for a terrorist attack. Allnutt said the charge stemmed from the interception of a phone call a couple days ago.
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
- 29 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
 

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