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Thousands Trafficked to the UK and Kept in Slavery, Police Report Shows
World  (tags: modern slavery, human trafficking, UK, National Crime Agency, NCA )

Judy
- 12 hours ago - theguardian.com
Highest number of people trafficked came from Romania, and most were sexually exploited
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Mexico: Week-Long Student Protests Against Neoliberal Reforms & Police Repression Gain Strength
World  (tags: Mexico, students, teachers, student rights, protests, police repression, slain students, free, quality education, public education, neoliberal reforms, school privatization, curriculum changes, teacher-training college closures, Tlatelolco massacre )

LucyKalei
- 16 hours ago - telesurtv.net
Thousands continue to fill Guerrero highways & Mexico City streets; protests demanding end to reform pckge & justice for slain, wounded, jailed set to grow huge Oct 2. Struggle for free, quality ed & against school privatization has been constant >15 yrs
World Bank Accuses Itself of Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers
World  (tags: World Bank, Indigenous People, forest people, Sengwer, Kenya, eviction from land, cultural genocide )

Judy
- 20 hours ago - theguardian.com
Leaked document says World Bank violated its own safeguards in dealings with Sengwer people evicted from their lands
Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 23 hours ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
96 Year Old Woman Living in Squalor Is Rescued
World  (tags: Poverty & Hunger, malnourished, poverty relief efforts )

Slava
- 20 hours ago - atrl.net
A 96 year old Thai woman has been living in squalor for the last five years in what basically amounts to a shack with no running water or electricity. So that means no heat for her to keep warm and to add insult to injury she is also blind.
31 Feared Dead on Mt. Ontake
World  (tags: death, disaster, Mt. Ontake, Japan, Volcanic Eruption )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - the-japan-news.com
NAGANO (Jiji Press) -- A total of 31 climbers are believed to have died near the peak of Mt. Ontake, which erupted Saturday, the Nagano prefectural police department said Sunday.
Sex Trafficking: Is There No End?
World  (tags: humanrights, India, Sex trafficking, freedoms, women )

Rose
- 20 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
In a startling revelation, an interim report by a government committee has found that a staggering 20,000 women,
Free Anti-Slavery Activist
World  (tags: world, humanrights, free anti slavery activist action )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
arget: Mr. Wirat Piyanpornpaiboon, Natural Fruit owner Goal: Don't punish activist for revealing human rights abuses
Woman With Cancer Buried Alive By Accident in Greece (Thank You AniMae for Sending Me This Story)
World  (tags: buried alive, greece )

Slava
- 1 day ago - news.com.au
POLICE in northern Greece are investigating a cemetery worker's testimony that a woman revived in her grave shortly after being buried and called for help, only to die before she could be extracted. She was heard screaming from inside the coffin.
 
 
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