START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

's News

World

SOUTH AFRICA: "Secrecy Bill" Step Backwards for Africa
World  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, society, news, africa )

Cal
- 1078 days ago - ipsnews.net
Critics call it "the Secrecy Bill". And it comes at a time when several African countries are adopting promising new legislation on access to information. But campaigners say South Africa's draft Protection of Information Bill represents a step backwards.
Sudan Violence Amounts to War Crimes, Rights Groups Say
World  (tags: death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Sudan, africa, violence, politics, war, world, government, crime, ethics, news )

Cal
- 1121 days ago - globalpost.com
The northern Sudan army is bombing Nuba villages along the southern border.
HEROES: ARGENTINA---One Poor Woman Who Feeds Thousands
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, heroes, feeding the poor and hungry, hunger, combatting hunger, GoodNews, world, news, society, politics, world, news )

Cal
- 1121 days ago - ipsnews.net
In 1996, in response to the hunger and dire poverty she saw around her, Barrientos starting distributing among her neighbours leftover bread and baked goods that a bakery donated to her husband along his daily route collecting cardboard and other waste pr
SOMALIA: Famine Spreads: 29,000 Young Children Perish
World  (tags: world, drought, Somalia drought death, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Refugees&Relief, society, news, politics, unitednations )

Cal
- 1120 days ago - news.mongabay.com
As the UN announces that famine has spread in Somalia to three additional regions (making five in total now), the US has put the first number to the amount of children under 5 who have so far perished from starvation in the last 90 days: 29,00
Groups Hail Obama's Order for Mass Atrocities Board
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', usa, politics, society, news, interesting, freedoms, goodnews, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1120 days ago - ipsnews.net
Human rights groups here have welcomed Thursday's directive by President Barack Obama to create a new, high-level inter- agency mechanism designed to help prevent mass atrocities overseas before they occur.
Will Egyptians Forgive Mubarak?
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Arab Spring, interesting, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, humanrights, freedoms, violence, news, society )

Cal
- 1199 days ago - theweek.com
Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak wants to apologize and hand over some of his wealth -- in exchange for amnesty
Arab World Offers Obama Rhetorical Tightrope
World  (tags: world, Obama, olicy speech on the Mideast and Mideast , politics, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, middle-east, interesting, government, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 1199 days ago - npr.org
In his speech addressing the Muslim world on Thursday, President Obama will attempt partially to close the gap between U.S. ideals about democracy and its strategic interests in the Middle East and North Africa
NEPAL: Women Race to the Top: Mt. Everest
World  (tags: world, women, society, politics, interesting, news, society, world, freedoms, goodnews, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1206 days ago - ipsnews.net
The temperature is 10 degrees below freezing and the wind is like a hurricane, threatening to sweep away the unwary from the treacherously slippery mountain slope that has been home to Suzanne Al Houby and 39 other iron-willed women for almost a fortnight
Working In Shadows: Best U.S. Policy Toward Iran?
World  (tags: government, interesting, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, news, iran, world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 1206 days ago - npr.org
For the United States, Iran -- and its nuclear program -- is a hard case to crack. It figures prominently in so many American foreign policy challenges: Iraq, Israel and the Palestinians, Afghanistan and the United States' own nuclear program.
Why Australia Just Toughened Its Tough Immigration Stance
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Australia, immigration policy, humanrights, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news )

Cal
- 1206 days ago - csmonitor.com
Riots at Australia's immigration detention centers have pushed Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government to take new measures on asylum-seekers. But critics say they don't target the fundamental reasons for the unrest.
 
 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

's contributions:
Stories noted recently:
Stories submitted:
's contributions
Stories submitted: 0
Front Page stories: 0
Noted in Past Week: 0
Analyst Ratio* : 0%
* Analyst Ratio is based on success in Note-ing news stories in the past week that make the Front Page, before they are promoted to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!