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Free the Al Jazeera Staff ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, journalists in Egypt, Tora Prison, Al Jazeera, freedoms, Court of Cassation, Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed )

- 25 days ago -
Update 2/1/15: After 400 days in Tora Prison, Peter Greste has been deported from Egypt. He has flown to Cyprus on his way home to Australia. Although this news comes as a welcome relief, the world must not forget the continuing ordeal of his Al Jazeera
Free the Lakota Children! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Lakota children, Obama, South Dakota, indigenous rights, society, government )

- 22 days ago -
I urge President Obama to stop state kidnapping by South Dakota! The time has come to empower the Lakota tribes to have their own child and family service programs.
DonâEUR(TM)t Tarnish Your Love With Rio TintoâEUR(TM)s Dirty Diamonds and Gold! ACTION
Business  (tags: dirty gold, mining practices, Signet, Kay, Jared, Ernest Jones, money, human rights, labor, ecosystems )

- 20 days ago -
With global sales of US $6 billion annually, SignetâEUR(TM)s 1,400 Kay and Jared jewellery shops are in every US State, 1,600 Zales stores are throughout the US and Canada, and 500 H. Samuel and Ernest Jones shops are visible on UK high streets.
First Country in the World Dumps Fossil Fuels as Divestment Movement Heats Up
Environment  (tags: fossil free, divestment from fossil fuel companies, Norway, Rockefellers, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

- 19 days ago -
Fossil Free lists divestment commitments from 24 colleges and universities, 37 cities, 2 counties, 69 religious institutions, 30 foundations and 13 other institutionsâEUR"most notably the Rockefeller Brothers Fund last September.
Brutal Rights Abuses at Upscale Sheraton Hotels ACTION
Business  (tags: Sheraton, Ethiopia, labor, human rights, intimidation, layoffs )

- 19 days ago -
Recently, workers at Sheraton hotels in Ethiopia and Maldives sought to exercise a basic human right: negotiate through their unions their employment terms and conditions. They got Sheraton management's full service abuse treatment - brutal mass dismissal
Old Oil Pipelines Are Threatening Your Clean Water ACTION
Environment  (tags: health, safety, oil pipelines, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitat destruction, wildlife )

- 18 days ago -
Since 1986, pipeline oil spills have caused more than 55 deaths, 2,500 injuries, and more than $7.7 billion in damages.
Protect Joseph Canyon ACTION US
Environment  (tags: timber industry, forest service, Joseph Canyon, ecosystems, wildlife, environment, habitat destruction )

- 17 days ago -
As proposed, the Lower Joseph project would log over 22,000 acres - enough to fill log trucks that would stretch 260 miles if parked end-to-end. This single project includes more commercial logging in roadless wildlands than occurred across the whole...
The Two Big Holes in the Strategy Against ISIS
World  (tags: IS, Shia sectarianism, Assad's Syria, Sunni tribes, Haider al-Abadi, Iran )

- 14 days ago -
The inattention to AssadâEUR(TM)s atrocities is a gift to extremist recruiters who portray themselves as the only ones willing to stand up to him. Asking Syrians to address only IS atrocities, not AssadâEUR(TM)s, is not a winning strategy.
Stand With Farmers Protecting Their Land From Mining! ACTION
World  (tags: Máxima Acuña Chaupe, human rights, abuse, harrassmant, Peru, Newmount Mining )

- 14 days ago -
Máxima and her family are still subject to harassment. Just last week, police officers and private security forces backed by Newmont's Peruvian subsidiary invaded her home and destroyed parts of her house.
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