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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Indigenous Peoples From Death Threats
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, indigenous rights, world, society )

Cal
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
Following a number of murders and enforced disappearances in northern Colombia, indigenous leaders and communities have faced death threats from paramilitary groups.
The Slaves That Time Forgot
World  (tags: slaves, Irish, Cromwell, Barbados, West Indies, America, Irish children )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - dailykos.com
So many Irish slaves were sent to Barbados, between 12,000 and 60,000, that the term "barbadosed" began to be used.
Smorgasbord of Hate: The Islamic State Finds Fresh Recruits in SwedenâEUR(TM)s Angry Young Men
World  (tags: recruiting for ISIS in Europe, society, world, violence, europe, politics )

Cal
- 18 days ago - news.vice.com
Most recruits are men between the ages of 18 and 30 from Malmo, Gothenburg, or Stockholm, according to the Security Service.
Tanzania Breaks Promise - Thousands of Maasai Evicted to Make Way for Lion Hunt
World  (tags: corporate, corruption, ethics, finance, politics, hunting lodges, overdevelopment, indigenous rights, greed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 28 days ago - theecologist.org
The Tanzanian government is illegally carrying out gunpoint evictions of Maasai pastoralists in an area surrounded by the Serengeti, Maasai Mara and Ngorongoro national parks, burning hundreds of homes
THE RAT DIES FOR FLORAIN MEHNERT MISERABLE "ART" | Urgent! Please Act!!!
World  (tags: SAVE RAT, violence, europe, crime, ethics, freedoms, media, society, news, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, law, protection, sadness, suffering, arts, culture, law, murder, world )

Desanka
- 13 days ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
The "artist" F. Mehnert has launched cruel experiment that will give web users the power to shoot a rat with a click of their keyboard. He wants to show that people can kill using the internet. Why one rat has to die for miserable "art" project?
Send a Text, Save a Life: Join the Pocket Protest for Equality ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, rights, protection, equality, gayrights, world )

Cher
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 78 countries, being in a consensual same-sex relationship could see you thrown in jail. In 10, the maximum penalty is death.
Laws Affecting Marital Status ACTIONS
World  (tags: marital staus laws, freedoms, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - equalitynow.org
Sex discrimination in marital laws render women subordinate in many aspects of family relations before, during and after marriage. It also permits girls to be married when they are still children.
Demand Justice for the Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo Mora
World  (tags: justice for activist, humans, animals, turtles, violence, politics, crime, death )

Sara
- 25 days ago - change.org
Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could have serious consequences for conservation and ecotourism in the region.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Islamic State No More Muslim Than KKK Is Christian
World  (tags: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, ISIS, Christianity, Islam, religion, money, power )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - washingtontimes.com
Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said Monday that the Islamic State group represents Islam about as much as the Ku Klux Klan represents Christianity, arguing that the mission of both groups is not about religion but a play for money and power.
Ethiopia: Tribe Starves as Dam and Land Grabs Dry Up River
World  (tags: land grabs, genocide by land grab, human rights, aftica, indigenous rights, starvation, cultural genocide, world, World news, human irghts, protection )

Cal
- 16 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoplesâEUR(TM) rights, has received disturbing reports that the smallest and most vulnerable tribe in EthiopiaâEUR(TM)s Lower Omo Valley is starving, as a result of the destruction of their fores
How to Help Those in Vanuatu - List of Organizations
World  (tags: Vanuatu, President Baldwin Lonsdale, aid help, cyclone, CNN )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - cnn.com
Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale told CNN that the cyclones destruction was the worst his country had ever experienced. If you would like to contribute to the efforts of those in place to help the victims of this storm, please check out these groups.
International Links to Help Those Affected By Cyclone Pam
World  (tags: Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu, Pacific islands, donate )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - 350.org
Cyclone Pam, one of the worst cyclones ever seen in the Pacific region, has hit Vanuatu causing widespread devastation and loss of life. Cyclone Pam has left Vanuatu devastated, destroying homes and crops. The Pacific needs your help, donate now.
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Bombs
World  (tags: Syria, bombing, White Helmets, violence, death, human rights, children )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - whitehelmets.org
These bombs are hurtled down from government helicopters and planes four miles up in the sky and land on markets, hospitals and homes. Within moments the White Helmets arrive to search for life in the rubble - fully aware that more bombs may fall on the-
Volunteer Ukrainian Unit Includes Nazis
World  (tags: world, politics, Nazis, Ukraine, war, violence, humanrights, conflict, news )

Cal
- 17 days ago - usatoday.com
A volunteer brigade with self-proclaimed Nazis fighting alongside government troops against Russian-backed separatists is proving to be a mixed blessing to its cause.
 

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