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Japan and the Whale
World  (tags: Japan, the whale, hunting whales, irrelevant to feeding, not economic, ancient culture, nothing about its Antarctic whaling is h )

RosieUrge
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Hunting whales is irrelevant to feeding Japan's population, drawing global condemnation and is NOT economic. So, why does Japan still do it? The government says whaling is an ancient part of its culture but NOTHING about its Antarctic whaling is historic.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Cambodia exports sugar worth millions to Europe under an EU trade deal. The initiative, which was intended to fight poverty in developing countries, has led the sugar industry to grab the land of 12,000 Cambodian small farmers and their families, leavin
How to Make Filthy Water Drinkable
World  (tags: science, news, discovery, children, Water, Ted, Talk, humans, ethics, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, protection, habitat, suffering )

Mari
- 17 hours ago - ted.com
TED Talk Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable
Enge's Son Rallies Rock Stars Against Human Trafficking Read More: Http://Www.Leicestermercury.Co .Uk/Enge-s-Son-Rallies-Rock-St
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 20 hours ago - leicestermercury.co.uk
Engelbert Humperdinck's son and manager is gathering some of the biggest names in music to record a charity album in support of anti-human traffi
Why Western Warmongers Create One Disaster After Another in the Mideast
World  (tags: wars, empires, Middle East, intervention, military )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The wars in Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan failed because short-sighted Western interests trumped the needs of the people.
PETITION - Don't Let Trump Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: Donald Trump, Nobel Peace Prize, nominees, disgusting attacks, misogynistic, racism, inappropriate comments, prevention, wrong candidate )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is among the Nobel Peace Prize nominees for this year, sparking shock and outrage. Trump has been everything but deserving of the award, threatening to bomb ISIS, build a wall between America and Mexico,...
Turkey Descends Into Civil War as Conflict in Southeast Escalates
World  (tags: world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
In southern Turkey a local rebellion has escalated into regional devastation
China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
Please Sign -Tell Congress: No Legal Immunity for the Gun Industry | CREDO Action
World  (tags: humanrights )

Chrissy
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress: Repeal immunity for the gun industry by passing the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act.
FEATURE-Trafficked Into Sex Work, Uganda Women Stunned to Be Duped By Other Women
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, women, Sex trafficking )

Rose
- 2 days ago - news.trust.org
KAMPALA, Feb 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At first, Sarah Nakintu was grateful to her friend for alerting her to job opportunities in marketing and retail in Dubai.
PETITION - End Sexual Exploitation of Children
World  (tags: children in need, sexual assaults, sexual exploitation of children, sexual harassment, forced to prostitutin, children's rights, ethics, society, politics, protection of the vulnerable, preventions )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - walkfree.org
The last place you should expect to find a child is in a brothel; yet for 17-year-old Phoebe from Kenya, this is her life. Phoebe comes from a poor family. When she dropped out of school, she went in search of a better life - instead she has been...
Petition: TO ENSURE THE INTEGRITY OF ABORIGINAL IDENTITY IN AUSTRALIA
World  (tags: Aboriginal Rights, accuracy, integrity, ethics, cultural behaviour, individuality, identity, conservation, protection )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
To ensure that Aboriginal People are identified with accuracy and integrity. To secure identifying Aboriginal people have a connection to blood line, family, culture and country. To uphold the human rights of Aboriginal people in Australia.
Julian Assange Is in Arbitrary Detention, UN Panel Finds
World  (tags: Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, Sweden, Europe, Ecuador )

Judy
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
WikiLeaks chief, who is avoiding extradition by living in Ecuadorian embassy, has won UN backing. This result will be published Friday.
Julian Assange Says He Will 'Accept Arrest' on Friday If UN Rules Against Him
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Wikileaks )

Judy
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
BREAKING: WikiLeaks founder says he will leave Ecuadorian embassy in London at noon GMT Friday if United Nations investigation says he is not illegally detained
 

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