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UN Seeks $ 750 Million to Educate Syrian Refugee Children
World  (tags: world, politics, GoodNews, Syrian refugees, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 21 days ago - ipsnews.net
The United Nations has made an urgent appeal for $750 million in funds to provide education to about one million Syrian refugee children in Jordan Lebanon and Turkey.
Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison
World  (tags: Iceland bankers jailed, money, corruption, justice, ethics )

Nancy
- 26 days ago - bullhorn.nationofchange.org
Why are the banks considered to be the holy churches of the modern economy? Why are private banks not like airlines and telecommunication companies and allowed to go bankrupt if they have been run in an irresponsible way?
There A Massive Bust Of Edward Snowden Stuck To A War Monument In Brooklyn New York
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, artist, whistleblower, statue, bust, war memorial, protest )

Unpacking
- 18 days ago - animalnewyork.com
Way to go! I love it. When the youth finally has chosen to wake up and get going the creative nature just spills out all over the place. Excellent protest and a bold statement. Thanks to whoever did this. Just tickled my funny bone. lol
PETITION - Make Refugee Camps Safe for Women
World  (tags: refugees, refugee Camps, women's issues, womans safety, girls, conflict, sexual assault cases, rape violence, prevention of harassments, ethics, freedoms, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 24 days ago - forcechange.com
Many refugee women and girls face the additional danger of sexual harassment and assault in refugee camps where they're supposed to be kept safe. Stories of being groped, leered at, and watched while going to the bathroom abound among Syrian women and...
Americas Ex Drone Pilot And German Involvement   video
World  (tags: Brandon Bryant, drone pilot, trauma, PTSD, Ramstein AFB, Germany )

Unpacking
- 17 days ago - youtube.com
Brandon Bryant a former drone pilot and sensor operator for the of the US Air Force quit his job after 5 years of being in the Drone Program left him emotionally traumatized. Explains also how Germany supports us and also wants its own drone program.
Break The Silence And Break the Sieges - Petition
World  (tags: break the silence, break the sieges, petition, resistance, starvation, war, middle east, Syria )

Unpacking
- 9 days ago - breakthesieges.org
A million people are being systematically starved as a weapon of war and nobody knows about it. This is their story of resistance.
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

Cal
- 25 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
Israel Mired in Ideological Battles Fights on Cultural Fronts
World  (tags: Israel, Meir Wieseltier, Minister of culture, Loyalty in Culture, Ghetto Jews, Miri Regev )

Unpacking
- 13 days ago - nytimes.com
Divisive and conservative minister of culture and sport who wants to deny state money to institutions that do not express loyalty to the state proposed as an amendment to a budget bill. Well known poet Meir Wieseltier; the law brings us closer to fascism
Japan to Dolphin Activist: Get Out
World  (tags: Ric O’Barry, Taiji Japan, Dolphin slaughter )

Linda
- 22 days ago - takepart.com
Immigration officials to deport *The Cove* star Ric O^Barry and bar him from entering the country for five years to campaign against Japans annual dolphin slaughter.
China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

Cal
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
There Are No More Cats and Dogs Alive
World  (tags: Syria, Madaya, dogs, cats, insects, grass, starvation, war, resort town )

Unpacking
- 31 days ago - vox.com
Syrian town of Madaya cut off from the outside world including its access to food in July. By January residents had been reduced to eating grass and insects, they had already eaten all the cats and dogs.
PETITION - Egyptian Writer Will Spend the Next 3 Years in JAIL for Slamming Inhumane Sheep Sacrifice! Act Now!
World  (tags: imprisonment, wrong treatment, conflict, animal rights activist, animal rights and welfare, ethics, politics, prevention of cruelty to animals, animalrights, barbaric behaviour, protection, protection laws )

Sabine
- 13 days ago - yousignanimals.org
Egyptian secular writer Fatima Naoot will have to spend the next three years behind bars after being found guilty of insulting Islam. The charges stem from a Facebook post that was published in October 2015 in which Naoot spoke against the inhumane...
Pink Floyds Roger Waters Launches Campaign to Close Guantanamo   video
World  (tags: Roger Waters, Pink Floyd, Campaign to Close Guantanamo, President Obama )

Unpacking
- 9 days ago - youtube.com
Seven years since President Obama signed an executive order calling for the closure of Guant�¡namo Bay within one year. But Guant�¡namo remains open, and now Obama only has one year left to fulfill his pledge.
PETITION - Applaud Zimbabwe for Outlawing Child Marriages
World  (tags: child marriages, outlawing, sexual violence, girls' rights, childbirth, freedoms, Human Rights, ethics )

Sabine
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
Nearly a third of girls in Zimbabwe marry before the age of 18, which puts them at risk of becoming victims of sexual violence, raises the likelihood of severe or even mortal injury during childbirth, and contributes to women's lack of education...
 

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