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Woman Travels 1,652 Miles To Yulin Dog Meat Festival To Save As Many Dogs As She Can
World  (tags: Yulin dog meat festival, Xang Xiaoyun, 65 year old retired schoolteacher, saved 360 dogs last year, 80, 000 Yuan to save more dogs this year )

Rosie
- 10 days ago - reshareworthy.com
65 year old retired schoolteacher Xang Xiaoyun, last year saved 360 dogs travelling from her home to Yulin. This year, with savings of 50,000 Yuan she hopes to buy more and bring them to her safe house where she lives with 200 saved cats and 1,500 dogs.
Secretary Kerry: Speak Up for Tibet at the US-China Dialogue ACTION US
World  (tags: Tibet, Chinese oppression, human rights, Senator Kerry, State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vice Pre )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - secure3.convio.net
With the crisis in Tibet, we must seize every opportunity to urge our leaders to pressure the Chinese government to end its repressive policies and ongoing violent crackdown in Tibet.
A Millionaire CoupleâEUR(TM)s Boat Is Saving the Lives of Migrants at Sea
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, GoodNews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takepart.com
The duo has spent about $8 million in personal funds on an aid station that provides food, water, and medical care to stranded migrants.
All Your Clothes Are Made With Exploited Labor
World  (tags: trafficking, Patagonia, global problem, exploiting workers, child labor )

Dandelion
- 15 days ago - theatlantic.com
Labor trafficking is a huge problem globally. There really isn't any industry that is immune to this problem. All of these suppliers are desperately trying to find ways to cut costs. The only thing they have substantial control over is labor.
World Refugee Day - A Child Of Refugees Understanding Trauma Remembering Hope
World  (tags: World Refugee Day, June 20, Varaxy Yi Borromeo )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - projectava.org
On World Refugee Day we give recognition to the realities of over 42.5 million people who wander because they have been forced from their homes by circumstances beyond their control.
Medics Under Fire - Stop The Bombs - Petition
World  (tags: medics under fire, Syria, human rights, stop the bombs, field hospital, plea for help )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - medicsunderfire.org
The field hospital that I established and direct in Syria has been hit by bombing and airstrikes 17 times. As trusted members of the medical community we need you to take our plea to leaders around the world. Speak out and break the silence.
Avaaz: Days to Stop Europe's Biggest Shame! PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: Europe, Mediterranean, refugees, boat people, EU leaders, vote, emergency humanitarian plan, Refugees & Relief, refuge )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In days, for the first time, Cameron and EU leaders will vote on an emergency humanitarian plan to save lives & provide safe refuge. But shamefully, Britain (& others) is threatening to bring it down, using us as an excuse: "public doesn't want to help"!
Kick Big Polluters Out of Climate Policy - Petition
World  (tags: COP21, fossil fuel industry, petition, stakeholders, negotiations )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - kickbigpollutersout.com
Take action to protect COP21 future negotiations from the influence of big polluters. Given the fossil fuel industries years of interference intended to block progress time has come to stop treating big polluters as legitimate stakeholders.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Combat Anti-Semitism in Europe
World  (tags: anti-Semtiism in Europe, hatred, discrimination, freedoms, violence, world, europe, politics, society, crime )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jews in many European countries are questioning whether they have a secure future after witnessing one hate-fueled attack after another.
Justice for 1,400 Children Who Were Gang-Raped and Prostituted
World  (tags: children, humanrights, justice, petition, rape victims )

Rose
- 26 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Rotherham Police District Commander and Chief Superintendent Jason Harwin Goal: DonâEUR(TM)t ban protests over police inaction regarding 1,400 children who were gang-raped and prostituted.
History In The Making! Female Genital Mutilation Has Been Banned In Nigeria!
World  (tags: world, women, society, safety, protection, prevention, humans, health, abuse, Female Genital Mutilation, nigeria )

Darren
- 14 days ago - higherperspectives.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s most profound human rights violations is the act of female genital mutilation. The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act of 2015 in Nigeria, recently signed by president Goodluck Jonathan, puts a swift end to FGM
Suicide Bomber Attacks Egypt's Luxor Temple Most Popular Tourist Site
World  (tags: Famous Luxor, Egypt tourist site, Jihadi suicide bombing )

Beth
- 16 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A suicide bomber blew himself up near one of EgyptâEUR(TM)s most popular tourist sites on Wednesday, wounding four people, including two policemen.2nd attack in just over a week on a major attraction in Egypt, where tourism is a vital source of income and fore
The Complicated Recovery Of Former Boko Haram Hostages
World  (tags: world, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Boko Haram victims, recovery, government, society, politics, africa, news )

Cal
- 21 days ago - worldcrunch.com
More than 270 women and children who were held captive by Boko Haram have been rescued and are recovering in Nigeria, but treatment and taboos are tricky to navigate.
Save Susya: Stop the Demolition of Palestinian Village ACTION
World  (tags: Susya eviction, Palestine, Grassroots International, demolition, human rights )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - act.grassrootsonline.org
Grassroots InternationalâEUR(TM)s partner, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, has been organizing with the families in Susya for years, and recently put out a call for international solidarity actions. We urge you to take up their cause to protect...
Save Andy From Illegal Detention, Torture and Execution in Ethiopia ACTION UK
World  (tags: Andy Tsege, Ethiopian abduction, torture, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - reprieve.bsd.net
Today marks one year since Andy was abducted and taken to Ethiopia to be tortured. He has been kept in secret detention ever since âEUR" the authorities will not even tell us where he is being held.
 

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