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Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments ACTION
World  (tags: American Indians, indigenous rights, government, water standards, agriculture, FDA, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
FDA has been repeatedly reminded of the obligation for tribal consultation not only by tribes themselves, but also by national organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and First Nations Development Institute.
Why Isn't A Possible Lynching in NC National News? ACTION
World  (tags: Lennon Lacy, North Carolina, lynching?, crime, society, children, family, human rights, federal investigation needed )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina (population 1,750). Lennon Lacy was African American.
Ebola: What Are We Waiting For?
World  (tags: ebola, west Africa, worlds nations, waiting, leaders, health care, research, help )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - act.one.org
The world waited too long to respond to Ebola. Ebola is devastating West Africa. Leaders from every nation--not just the usual suspects--need to stop waiting and act. Please add your voice to this petition. Thank you.
Freedom for Kazakh Opposition Leader, Vladimir Kozlov! - Petition
World  (tags: Vladimir Kozlov, Kazakhstan, Alga, violation of human rights, freedom of speech )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - en.odfoundation.eu
In the trial of Vladimir Kozlov, the leader of the democratic opposition in Kazakhstan, rights such as freedom of speech, the right to a defence and presumption of innocence were brutally violated.
Free The Children
World  (tags: Free The Children, Craig Kielburger, donate, help, adopt a village )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - freethechildren.com
Free The Children's mission is to create a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. Organization was founded by Craig Kielburger age 12 in 1995 when he got school friends to help him fight child labor.
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the start of Syria's civil war in March 2011, over 1.2 million Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon, where they now account for almost one-third of the Lebanese population.
Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
Violence and Resistance in Palestine
World  (tags: Israel, Human Rights Violations, Apartheid, Civil Rights, Oppression, Persecution, Illegal Settlements, Brutal Military Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing, Dispossession, Racist Zionism )

Bruce C
- 5 days ago - counterpunch.org
I left wondering how anyone with a modicum of humanity and any sense of morality could reconcile living in that environment from the spoils of Palestinian dispossession and degradation and how any nation could support the Israeli political project.
Hashtags and Holy War: Islamic State Tweets Its Way to Success
World  (tags: war against terror, social media, ISIS, strategy, politics, interesting, conflict, middle-east, violence, world, society, media )

Cal
- 5 days ago - spiegel.de
Ali Soufan, the former FBI agent who was a key figure in the arrest of the mastermind behind al-Qaida's 9/11 attacks, discusses Islamic State's massively successful social media strategy and serious errors made in the war against terror.
UPDATE: Israeli Cabinet Backs Bill Enshrining 'Jewish State' Into Law
World  (tags: Human Rights, Netanyahu, Israel, Arab citizens, violence, society, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, world, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Critics, who include the government's top legal adviser, say the proposed change to the laws that act as Israel's effective constitution could institutionalize discrimination against its 1.7 million Arab citizens.
Turkey President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men
World  (tags: Turkey, Society, Womens' Rights, Islamic Values )

Stan
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said women cannot be treated as equal to men, and has accused feminists of rejecting motherhood.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sen. Reid: Protect Children From Human Trafficking
World  (tags: UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN, CHILD TRAFFICKING, usa, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Since last October, U.S. border patrol has apprehended more than 52,000 unaccompanied children fleeing extreme violence from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Why Mexico's Young People Are 'Tired of Living in Fear'
World  (tags: government, Mexico, corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, lies, terrorism, violence, conflict, death, 'Human Rights', corruption )

Dee
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number 43 means something totally new in Mexico. It's been painted on the banners and faces of thousands of protesters who are angry at the way the government's dealt with the disappearance of 43 students.
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
Thanksgiving Song   video
World  (tags: Thanksgiving song, Cabacaburi, Pomeroon River, Guyana, Amerindian village, thankful, gratitude )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
This is a perfect song to listen to at Thanksgiving time. Such a lovely expression of gratitude and love for life. Wrote and sung by David Campbell who grew up in an Amerindian village called Cabacaburi 12 miles up the Pomeroon River in Guyana.
 

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