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Japan Has Almost Completely Eliminated Gun Deaths - Here's How
World  (tags: firearms, violence, gun control )

Freya
- 2 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Although the US has no exact counterpart, some countries have taken steps that can provide a window into what successful gun control looks like. Japan, a country of 127 million people and rarely more than 10 yearly gun deaths, is one such country.
US: New Mexico - Initial Ruling In Gold King Mine Spill Victories For Navajo Nation
World  (tags: US, New Mexico, Navajo Nation Wins, District Court, Gold King Mine Spill, EPA, Contractors, government, humans, media, news, politics, society, usa, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - nativenewsonline.net
February 12 the Navajo Nation won an important victory in its fight for fair compensation for the harms caused by the U.S. EPA and its contractors from the devastating Gold King Mine spill.
Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Trial Begins Reporters Barred From Covering It
World  (tags: Palestinian teen, Ahed Tamimi, no reporters, kangaroo court )

Sheryl
- 5 days ago - haaretz.com
Judge decides to close the proceedings for Tamimi good despite her attorneys request
End Underfunding of Child and Family Services in First Nations Communities
World  (tags: Canada, Native Americans, government aid, families, petitions )

Freya
- 6 days ago - e-activist.com
In January 2016, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled that the federal government's longstanding underfunding of child and family services in First Nations communities is discriminatory and must end.
Demand a NAFTA Replacement That Puts People and Planet Before Corporate Profits!
World  (tags: trade, commerce, treaties, agreements, greed, jobs, pollution, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Our nation's trade agreements should support good jobs and a safe environment - not corporations that offshore jobs and pollute our air, water and climate. But right now, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a disaster for our communities.
Global Justice in the 21st Century: Why the Experience of Ahed Tamimi Matters
World  (tags: palestine, israel, occupation, oppression, humiliation, child prisoners, Ahed Tamimi, disproportionate punishment, discrimination, control, emblematic, Nakba, mass displacements, courage )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - richardfalk.wordpress.com
When Palestinians are noticed, as in this incident, it tends to be with derision, expressions of a domineering Israeli political will that considers it entirely fitting to impose punishments on Palestinian children of a severity totally disproportionate
1,000 Year Old Oak Tree On Offas Dyke in Welshpool Falls Down.
World  (tags: Ancient Oak Tree, Offas Dyke, Welshpool, Wales )

Derek
- 5 days ago - l.facebook.com
One of the oldest trees in Wales which was probably planted 1,000 years ago as a boundary marker along Offas Dyke has fallen down. The Buttington Oak was spotted collapsed in its field two miles from Welshpool in Powys by a man nicknamed the tree hunter.
Since Standing Rock 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests
World  (tags: journalists, Standing Rock, activists, authoritarian, more laws )

Sheryl
- 3 days ago - thenation.com
In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.
UK: North Yorkshire Fracking Scheme Delayed By Protests
World  (tags: UK, North Yorkshire, Fracking Protest, Fracking Scheme Delayed, europe, GoodNews, media, news, world )

Fiona
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
North Yorkshire project halted for inquiry into stability of Third Energy, whose chairman is former chief executive of outsourcing giant Energy secretary Greg Clark has ordered the start of drilling at Kirby Misperton to be put on hold.
Call to Action: 18 February Global Day of Action to Free the Tamimis
World  (tags: Palestinian teen, #FreeAhed, #FreetheTamimis, kangaroo court, administrative detention, Palestinian children prisoners, zionism-racism, Palestinian human rights, childrens rights, activism, Free the Tamimis-media-news, usa, occupation crimes, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Fly
- 4 days ago - samidoun.net
Free the Tamimis Campaign calls on allies, comrades and supporters around the world to protest the ongoing incarceration and systematic targeting of members of the Tamimi family and the village of Nabi Saleh
Mexico: Tehuacan-Environmental Activists Attacked And Their Bus Set On Fire
World  (tags: Mexico, hydroelectric Project. Volcanic Region, Environmental Activists Attacked, Bus Burned, conflict, crime, government, humans, media, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - telesurtv.net
Activist group opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. Group Opposes Hydroelectric project in Sierra Negra Volcanic region.
USA, Virginia Call For Resistance To ACP And MVP Pipelines
World  (tags: USA, Virginia, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Mountain Valley Pipeline, conflict, corruption, GoodNews, government, humans, interesting, news, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 7 days ago - itsgoingdown.org
"We knew this time was coming. ACP and the MVP have both received approval from the FERC. We tried our hardest to stop these destructive projects at the regulatory level," Video on site.
US: Maryland - Protesters Oppoding Potomac Pipeline Surround Governor's Mansion
World  (tags: US, Maryland, Potomac Pipeline, Protesters Surround Governor's Mansion, Annapolis Maryland, conflict, corruption, government, interesting, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - dcdirectactionnews.wordpress.com
February 15, protesters opposing TransCanadaâEUR(TM)s Eastern Panhandle Extension aka the Potomac Pipeline surrounded the MD GovernorâEUR(TM)s Mansion in Annapolis. After a starting rally on LawyerâEUR(TM)s Mall in front of the statehouse.
Israel Demands Palestinian Family Pay $28,000 for Jeep Which Killed Their Son
World  (tags: Abdullah Ghneimat, middle-east, occupied palestine, settler violence, settler attacks, endtheoccupation, Palestinian human rights, zionism, oppression, apartheid state, IOF killing of Palestinian civilians, Opt, media, news, israel, violence, world )

Fly
- 6 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Israel has sent the family of Abdullah Ghneimat, a Palestinian in his early twenties who was crushed to death by an Israeli army jeep, a bill for $28,000
US - Colorado: Animals Are Using The CBOT Wildlife Crossings
World  (tags: US, Colorado, Animals, Wildlife, Colorado Board of Transportation, GoodNews, interesting, media, news, world )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - denverpost.com
The crossings keep animals and motorists safe along with aiding interbreeding. Wildlife bridges and underpasses led to a dramatic decline in animal-related car crashes and saves the lives of daily.
 

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