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Solidarity With Ethiopian Christians #WeAreN2015
World  (tags: Human Rights, ISIS, Ethiopian Christians, petition )

Teresa
- 7 hours ago - citizengo.org
The so-called Islamic State brutally murdered approximately 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya, who they describe as "followers of the cross from the enemy Ethiopian Church." Please, sign and share!
Stop the Violence in Yemen ACTION
World  (tags: Yemen, ceasefire, John Kerry, violence, airstrikes, displaced )

Nancy
- 13 hours ago - secure2.oxfamamerica.org
Yemen is facing a massive humanitarian catastrophe after four weeks of airstrikes and fighting. The latest round of violence has killed hundreds and displaced nearly 150,000 people.
ASEAN Groups Plead for Clemency for Filipina Maid as Executions Loom in Indonesia
World  (tags: Changing Times, Annette Gartland, Indonesia, Bali Nine, Chan, execution, Filipina, Indonesia, Jokowi, Mary Jane Veloso, Nusakambangan, Sukumaran, trafficking, poverty )

Evelyn
- 16 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Within Jokowi's first 100 days in office, in January this year, Indonesia executed six people. "We urge President Joko Widodo to save Mary Jane," Helda Khasmy said. "She is not a criminal; she is a victim." Tricked, trafficked, used as a mule.
Huge Earthquake Kills Hundreds In Nepal, Triggers Everest Avalanche ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: world, Nepal, earthquake, death, humans, Mount Everest, news )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing over a thousand people, causing an avalanche on Mount Everest and leaving a wake of destruction across the broader region.
Why We Need to Ditch Austerity Policies
World  (tags: austerity, Spain, Jamaica, world governments, Oxfam, 1% )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - counterpunch.org
Next year, the 1% of the world will own more wealth than the rest of the entire population of the planet, per Oxfam. Govts enacting austerity are protecting the 1% and global capitalism; perpetuating, rather than challenging, capitalist business as usual
Legacy of Agent Orange
World  (tags: Agent Orange, Vietnam, legacy, Damir Sagolj, disabilities, picture says a thousand words )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - widerimage.reuters.com
The pictures are not about the before and after, they are all about now. As for how poorly we read history and stories from the past, IâEUR(TM)m afraid that is about our future, too. States the photographer Damir Sagolj. WARNING photos may be hard to view
Ocean Economy Heading For Collapse
World  (tags: fisheries, coral reefs, mangroves, seagrasses, ocean, ocean economy, collapse, Paris, seventh largest economy )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
The worlds seventh largest economy is heading toward collapse. The ocean feeds us, employs us, offers protection and plays a direct role in the lives and livelihoods of people throughout the world. Three critical steps must be taken this year to avoid.
Report: N. Korea Could Have 40 Nukes By YearâEUR(TM)s End, Exceeding U.S. Estimates
World  (tags: north korean nuclear weapon program, china )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - thetower.org
Chinese estimates of the size of North KoreaâEUR(TM)s nuclear arsenal have increased in recent years, and are now higher than American estimates, The Wall Street Journal reported (Google link) Wednesday.
Julie Bishop s Head Covering Sends the Wrong Message to Iranian Leaders
World  (tags: australian foreign minister, iran, head covering )

Hilary
- 2 days ago - theage.com.au
The Foreign Minister has said she wants to forget about labels and look at what people do. In Tehran she undermined women agitating for freedom.
E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, poverty, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, corruption, conflict, violence, world, usa, society, unitednations, politics, HumanRights, conflict, Refugees&Relief )

Annamaria
- 2 days ago - time.com
E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week.
Stop the Executions in Indonesia
World  (tags: Human Rights, ethics, death, executions, petition to sign )

Teresa
- 2 days ago - amnesty.org.au
On April 9 Indonesian Attorney General HM Prasetyo made statement implying that his office may carry out the executions of 10 prisoners after the Asia-Africa Conference, which is being held between 19 and 24 April. Please keep taking action so we can keep
It's Time to Stop the Bombs - Appeal to the UN Security Council - Please Sign
World  (tags: Syria, Syrian Civil Defence, the White Helmets, volunteers, heroes )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - whitehelmets.org
When the bombs rain down, the Syrian Civil Defence - known as White Helmets - rush in. In a place where public services no longer function these volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need - regardless of their religion or politics. Men & women
Success: Malawi Bans Child Marriages
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, Petition Thanking, Ban of child brides )

Rose
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Milliam Chilemba, director of the Foundation for Civic Education and Social Empowerment, et al. Goal: Praise efforts to ban child marriage in Malawi and congratulate activists on this success.
Amnesty International Rejects Call to Fight Anti-Semitism
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Britain, anti-Semitism, prejudice, racism )

Barbara
- 2 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Human rights group says it opposes campaign focused specifically on anti-Jewish discrimination rather than prejudice generally.
 

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