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Nepal Earthquake Relief
World  (tags: Nepal, earthquake, 7.8, aid, relief, poor country, Nepal Earthquake Relief )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - yahoo.benevity.org
Nepal is one of the poorest Countries in the world and was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Over 4,000 are confirmed dead by one aid organization and many thousands without homes. This is the worst earthquake in over 80 years.
Meet The Kurdish Woman Imprisoned For Singing In Turkey   video
World  (tags: Nudem Durak, singer, Turkey, Kurdish, Kurds, cultural imprisonment )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - youtube.com
Nudem Durak sings and teaches Kurdish folk songs to kids in Turkey. She says her work honors her heritage, but the government recently imprisoned her for promoting Kurdish propaganda. Caught in a decades long conflict between Turkey and the Kurds.
Stop Harassing Mothers Opposed to the Conga Mine ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Conga Mine, Newmont Mining, Minera Yanacocha, business, family, health )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
When Máxima stands up to AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest gold mining company, sheâEUR(TM)s doing it on behalf of her children. The mine threatens her communityâEUR(TM)s water, their farmlands, and her children and grandchildrenâEUR(TM)s health.
A Mega City Runs Dry - Brazils Largest City Faces Its Worse Water Crises
World  (tags: Sao Paulo, drought, water crisis, Sabesps, bonuses, shareholers )

Dandelion
- 15 days ago - adbusters.org
It started with an irony, that may well be the perfect metaphor: the largest city in a country that holds 20 percent of Earths fresh water supply ends up without any.
Lets Speak With One Voice on May 30th for Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Riveras Freedom! - Rally N Petition
World  (tags: political prisoner, Oscar Lopez Rivera, prison, solitary confinement, Indiana, Puerto Rico )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - freeoscarnycmay30.org
Puerto Rican activist and icon Oscar Lopez Rivera is a 72 year old decorated Vietnam veteran who on May 29th begins his 34th year in prison despite having never been charged with any violent crime. Time for this Political Prisoners release to go home.
International Workers Day - May 1
World  (tags: International Workers Day, austerity, workers rights, democracy )

Dandelion
- 26 days ago - world-psi.org
In an attempt to suppress nation wide and worldwide protests against an economic model that works only for the 1%, protests are being criminalized and heavy fines are handed down to those who dare to stand up against austerity.
Aung San Suu Kyi - A Mother Who Stood Up For All Families of Her Nation
World  (tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma/Myanmar, Nobel Peace Award, National League for Democracy )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - biography.com
She initiated a nonviolent movement toward achieving democracy and human rights winning her the Nobel Peace Prize and other International Awards. From many years of house arrest to winning a seat within 2012 parliamentary election a life of courage.
Saudi Arabia Has Made the Situation in Yemen So Much Worse
World  (tags: violence, conflict, middle-east, politics, world, Yemen conflict, war )

Cal
- 12 days ago - globalpost.com
The Houthis say they are victims of Saudi and American aggression, while the Saudis say the Houthis are a volatile group supported by Iran.
Nigerian Troops Free 234 Boko Haram Hostages
World  (tags: Nigeria, Boko Haram, Nigerian troups, liberated, prisoners, good news )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - rte.ie
Defence HQ said that the hostages were rescued on Thursday through the Kawuri and Konduga end of Sambisa forest. About 500 women and children have already been rescued by the military in the past few days. But Amnesty estimates 2000 abducted since 2014
Petition: Stop Hershey's From Using Palm Oil!
World  (tags: palm oil, Hershey, Asia, North America, South America, palm plantations, tigers, organgutans )

Kathryn
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, palm oil is grown throughout Africa, Asia, North America, and South America, with 85% of all palm oil globally produced and exported from Indonesia and Malaysia; but most of the time not using sustainable measures.
Humanitarian Double Standards in Israel
World  (tags: Humanitarian Aid, double standards, Nepal, Israel, Gaza )

Dandelion
- 13 days ago - counterpunch.org
The efforts of Israeli soldiers to save children in Nepal should be commended but not if it gives them and their compatriots an excuse to turn a blind eye to Palestinian children suffering amid the rubble of Gaza.
Flowers of Hope   video
World  (tags: death penalty, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, President Widodo, Indonesia, Jakarta Post )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - youtube.com
Two young Australians -- Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran -- along with a group of others face imminent execution in Indonesia on Wednesday 29 April.In less than 24 hours, the Australian public purchased 15,000 flowers to adorn giant letters spelling...
US Ambassador Feels Shame Anger Over Cambodia Pullout 40 Years Later
World  (tags: Cambodia, Vietnam, Sirik Matak, John Gunther Dean, Ambassador, secret bombing campaign, genocide, Khmer Rouge )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - usnews.com
He is highly critical of Americas violation of Cambodian neutrality by armed incursions from neighboring Vietnam and a secret bombing campaign in the early 1970s which killed thousands of civilians and radicalized, he believes, the Khmer Rouge.
Petition: Stop Nabisko / Christie Snacks From Using Palm Oil!
World  (tags: palm, palm oil, palm oil plantation, Nabisco, snack food )

Kathryn
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Unfortunately there are some large companies that are destroying trees in order to harvest palm oil.
What Is Democratic Socialism? Q & A
World  (tags: Democratic Socialism, questions and answers, public needs, equitable )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - dsausa.org
Democratic socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few. Democracy and socialism go hand in hand.
 

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