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Demand Universal Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation.PLEASE SIGN !!!!
World  (tags: children's rights, water, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Globally, waterborne illnesses are the second leading cause of death for children under five, killing 1,400 children every day.
Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
ISIS May Have Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: ISIS, chemical weapons, world, politics, war, violence, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic State militant group may possess chemical weapons that it has already used to extend its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to photos taken by Kurdish activists and examined by Israeli researchers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN THE THAI FISHING INDUSTRY
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', slave labor, Thailand, politics, world, interesting, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 7 days ago - walkfree.org
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters
World  (tags: world, war, violence, middle-east, iraq, ISIS, women in battle, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
In the battle for Kobani, Syria, Kurdish women warriors are said to terrify ISIS.
My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord
World  (tags: Afghanistan, women, female warlord, Bibi Ayisha, Commander Pigeon, violence, war, society, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - newrepublic.com
She held her machine gun against her bosom like a bouquet of roses. A few girls dressed in bright loose tunics holding AK-47s stood at her side, with ammo wound like gold pythons about their necks. "Hot chicks with AKs," Sharif remarked.
India's Graves of Cotton
World  (tags: world, news, society, India )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theweek.com
In India's family-run cotton fields, a lethal concoction of debt, drought, and despair has led to a nationwide epidemic of suicide by forlorn farmers
Stop Promoting Child Sex Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, stop promoting child sex trafficking )

Rose
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
t: Backpage.com Goal: Protect underage girls from being trafficked online for sex
London's Terrorists Next Door
World  (tags: London, terrorists, Islamic extremism, world, violence, society, culture, interesting )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - macleans.ca
Strolling around these streets on a sunny afternoon last week, it seems scarcely believable that this idyllic example of Britain's social welfare state is also one of the country's worst breeding grounds for Islamic extremism.
Norwegian Preteen 'Marrying' 37-Year-Old Man
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, child brides awareness )

Rose
- 6 days ago - hngn.com
Thea, a 12-year-old Norwegian girl, is like many other kids her age; she has hobbies, like riding horses and cooking. But there is only thing that sets Thea far apart from her peers: she is marrying a man old enough to be her father
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Petition: Stop Cameron's New Fracking Law!!!!!!
World  (tags: David Cameron, Cameron's new fracking law, fracking firms, House of Lords, any substance, pump, drilling, drilling protests, conflict, crime, corruption, europe, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Susanne
- 4 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
The House of Lords has rubber-stamped Cameron's new fracking law. Even worse: the draft was updated to allow fracking firms to pump "any substance" under our homes -- and leave it there! David Cameron wants to change the law so fracking companies can...
STOP THE INVASION , STOP THE WAR BEFORE IT WOULD START !!! PLEASE SIGN !!!
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine Crisis, WAR, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - change.org
President of Russia Federation : Vladimir Putin - stop the invasion on Ukraine and order your trops to return back to your country
Could Iraq's Tribes Provide the Glue That Keeps the Country From Falling Apart?
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, government, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 2 days ago - csmonitor.com
Saddam Hussein tapped Iraq's tribes, which cross geographic and ethnic lines, to bolster his regime. Now some tribesmen are offering to help fend off the self-declared Islamic State.
 

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