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Overturn The Conviction Against Purvi Patel - Petition
World  (tags: Purvi Patel, Indiana, stillbirth, induced abortion, draconian laws )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
An Indiana woman, Purvi Patel, was just sentenced to 41 years for suffering a stillbirth, because the state suspected but had no physical evidence that she tried to induce an abortion.
U.N. Warns of Deepening Crisis in Syrian Refugee Camp Overrun By Militants
World  (tags: Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Palestinian refugee camp, Syria, Yarmouk )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - nytimes.com
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivered an unusually strong denunciation of those responsible for the crisis in Yarmouk. The Palestinian refugee camp is beginning to resemble a death camp. Caught Between ISIS And Assad is the rock and hard place of hell.
PEACE & PLANET CALL FOR THE TOTAL ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
World  (tags: Nuclear weapons, non-proliferation, global call )

Teresa
- 3 days ago - diy.rootsaction.org
We call upon the parties to the NPT to use the 2015 Review Conference to immediately, without delay, develop a timetable to ban and eliminate all nuclear weapons.
Nine-Year-Old Sex Slave Is Made Pregnant By 10 ISIS Militants Raping Her Says Aid Worker
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, humans, children, crime, conflict, death, abuse, crime, Crimes against Women )

Darren
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Female Yazidi held prisoner by ISIS, suffered horrific sexual abuse Victims include girl, nine, who is now 'pregnant by her abusers' Earlier this week, ISIS released 216 Yazidi prisoners in northern Iraq
What Happens in Kirkuk Could Determine the Future of Iraq
World  (tags: Kurds, ISIs, future of Iraq, Kurdish sovereignty, world, conflict, middle east )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
The people of Kirkuk have largely welcomed the peshmerga and the security theyâEUR(TM)ve brought. But the question of whether Kurdish forces should remain there permanently is more controversial.
Working Class Hero - John Lennon   video
World  (tags: John Lennon, Working Class Hero, video, workers, power to the people )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Theres room at the top they are telling you still But first you must learn how to smile as you kill If you want to be like the folks on the hill.
To Mikhail Gorbachev Please Initiate A World Peace Conference - Petition
World  (tags: Mikhail Gorbachev, World Peace Conference, petition, end drone warfare, deploying troops, bombing, destabilizaton )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - diy.rootsaction.org
Such a conference should seek an end to the practices of bombing, of murdering by drone-warfare, and of deploying troops anywhere in the world. There must be an end to the destabilization of entire countries for the purpose of controlling them.
Big Tobacco's Deadly Attack
World  (tags: USA, Political and Judiciary Corruption, Uruguay, France, Norway, Finland, New Zealand, Tobacco Giants, Corporate Profit, Health Worldwide )

Eleonora
- 6 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for having some of the best anti-smoking laws in the world, and thereâEUR(TM)s a good chance it could win, unless we step in.
Sued for Saving Lives!
World  (tags: Uruguay, smoking, bans, lawsuits, Big Tobacco, petitions )

Freya
- 6 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for having some of the best anti-smoking laws in the world, and thereâEUR(TM)s a good chance it could win, unless we strengthen the fight in court.
Peace Instead of NATO - For a World Peace Conference - Petition
World  (tags: Peace Conference, non violent, NATO, Eastern Europe, Ukraine, U.S., petition )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - weltfriedenskonferenz.org
Context in German but a brief summary is: Initiate a world peace conference for the international coordination of nonviolent resistance to highly dangerous U.S. and NATO actions in Eastern Europe, Ukraine, and elsewhere.
Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
In Bangladesh, Gender Equality Comes on the Airwaves
World  (tags: world, asia, humanrights, Bangladesh, gender, Gender Equality )

Naoko
- 7 days ago - ipsnews.net
âEURoeMost of our audience are poor and they either donâEUR(TM)t have access to television or cannot read newspapers. So FM radio, available even on the cheapest mobile phone, has been very popular."
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
The Christian Tragedy in the Middle East Did Not Begin With Isis
World  (tags: Armenian genocide, Christians, Middle-east, Ottoman empire )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
A hundred years on from the Armenian genocide, and a Christian minority is again suffering
 

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