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Care 2 Member Passed Away Teresa
World  (tags: death, of care two member Teresa, Friend lovely person )

Rose
- 7 days ago - care2.com
Teresa, has passed away I knew her like so may other members did. my thoughts are with her family I planted 2 trees in memory of Teresa,she will be missed
Stop Mass Executions in Egypt! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Morsi supporters, Egypt, death penalty, corruption, Judiciary, law )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Since January the Egyptian judiciary has recommended the death penalty for 1,247 men and upheld death sentences against 247 men. All are Morsi supporters.
A Half Billion More for WHAT? ACTION
World  (tags: government, violence, war, money, politics, usa, Syria )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
President Obama has requested another half a billion dollars to arm and train "appropriately vetted" fighters in Syria to help them kill better.
The Fork in the Road: Which Way This World Population Day?
World  (tags: World Population Day, population growth, human rights, youth, reproductive rights, women's empowerment, sustainability )

Suzanne
- 14 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Population Day. There are over 7 billion people on the planet. It's easy, though, to get caught up in the numbers. Real solutions go beyond the numbers, and should remind us that we are dealing with real people. What's working?
FCC Extended Deadline to Comment - If You Use the Internet Please Comment - 48 HOURS LEFT!
World  (tags: Net Neutrality, No Slow Lane, Petition, internet as we know it, Corporation take over )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - openmedia.org
The Big Guys want to control and make you pay more to see all sites that you are use to seeing right now. Smaller sites would have to pay more or they'd be in a slow lane, not so easy to access, and at the back of the line. Major Corporations faster lane.
TAKE ACTION NOW! World Leaders: Recognise the Independence for KURDISTAN
World  (tags: world, society, politics, middle-east, Kurds, free Kurdistan )

Cal
- 18 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The separation of Kurdistan from Iraq dosen't only benefit the Kurds but also Iraq, the Middle East and the World Community - the solution to the Kurdish problem is a free independent Kurdistan
The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About
World  (tags: ethnic cleaning, Burma, Myanmar, muslims, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, conflict, terrorism, politics, humanrights, society, death, ethics, world )

Cal
- 29 days ago - takepart.com
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, their leaders tortured and killed. Is this what democracy in Burma was supposed to look like?
Malaysian Plane Downing: Will It Change Course of Ukraine Conflict?
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict in Ukraine, tragic plane crash, crime, violence, news, war, interesting )

Cal
- 8 days ago - csmonitor.com
The downing of a Malaysian passenger plane by a suface-to-air missile over rebel-held Ukraine would seem to be a game-changer in the conflict. But security analysts hold out little expectation that will be the case
These Hippies Are Camping in the Forest to Rid Scotland of Its Nukes
World  (tags: world, politics, no nukes, activism, uk, scotland, government )

Cal
- 17 days ago - vice.com
On the banks of Gare Loch, on the west coast of Scotland, a bunch of anti-nuke hippie peaceniks are taking on the might of the British armed forces and its nuclear submarines by living in camper vans
4 Absurdly Harmless Acts Now Criminalized By Thailand's Military Rulers
World  (tags: Thailand, resistance, junta, law, absurb law, violence, society, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics, government )

Cal
- 27 days ago - globalpost.com
In junta-run Bangkok, even sandwiches can be interpreted as threats to the state.
John Oliver Explains Net Neutrality - Urgent Time Running Out Write to the FCC   video
World  (tags: John Oliver, Net Neutrality, FCC, Corporations, slow lane, costing us more )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
John Oliver gives an explanation with humor but none the less still serious to the issue. On this video it gives the FCC website information. Please send in your own comment if you haven't done so yet. Also sign petitions in the comment I left below.
The Saudi Chemist Sparking Fears of 'Invisible' Bombs on Transatlantic Flights
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, ISIS< jihadists, bomb maker, security, war, middle-east, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 21 days ago - theguardian.com
Experts believe al-Qaida bomb-maker could be working with Isis - and that jihadists with western passports might target planes
The Lives of Second-Generation Holocaust Survivors
World  (tags: childrenof Holocaust surivvors, education, never again, world, Holocaust, lessons of the Holocaust, education, violence, society, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - theweek.com
As the last of those who lived through the Holocaust move into their late 80s and 90s, their descendants are stepping into the roles of torchbearers and educators
LIVE BLOG: Search for Israeli Teens Ends in Tragedy
World  (tags: israel, Hamas, teen deaths, politics, world, violence, middle-east, news, children )

Cal
- 25 days ago - jpost.com
Follow all the latest updates on the aftermath of the discovery of the bodies of yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel here.
Aid Donors Announce Investigation Into Tribal Evictions in Ethiopia
World  (tags: forced evictions, Ethiopia, corporate greed, indigenous rights, governemnt indifference, world, politics, violence, society, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 26 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Representatives of some of Ethiopia's biggest aid donors have announced that they will send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
 

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