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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Malala, Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban


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Cal
- 706 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Send a message of support to Malala, Shazia and Kainat, and to their schoolmates and friends: We stand with you and for the rights of women and girls in Pakistan and everywhere.



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Patrick Donovan (319)
Monday October 15, 2012, 3:45 pm
Thank you Cal, Sorry I can't send you any more green stars this week.
 

Cher C. (1469)
Monday October 15, 2012, 3:49 pm


I sent Cal a green star for the both of us Patrick!

Thank You! Your star has been sent to Cal

thnx for posting hun!

 

Cal Mendelsohn (992)
Monday October 15, 2012, 3:50 pm
Thanks guys--I sent one to each of You!
 

NicoleAWAY W. (631)
Monday October 15, 2012, 3:50 pm
signed~
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 15, 2012, 3:56 pm
done, thanks Cal
 

Judy C. (107)
Monday October 15, 2012, 4:04 pm
Signed. Thanks Cal.
 

Dandelion G. (382)
Monday October 15, 2012, 4:04 pm
Thank you for taking action! So senseless, all she wanted was an education for herself and other girls. Thank you for posting this Cal, it breaks my heart.
 

Petra M. (253)
Monday October 15, 2012, 4:23 pm
Signed; thanks Cal !
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday October 15, 2012, 5:52 pm
signed and noted
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 15, 2012, 6:24 pm
already signed, TU
 

pam w. (191)
Monday October 15, 2012, 7:23 pm
Thanks, Cal...signed, of course!
 

Fadi M. (37)
Monday October 15, 2012, 10:54 pm
What a brave girl !!!
 

caroline schnettler (80)
Monday October 15, 2012, 11:04 pm
Signed!
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Monday October 15, 2012, 11:50 pm
already signed Thanks Cal
 

Lydia S. (71)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 12:48 am
How sad that the "clerics" of this "peaceful religion" encourage such violence against girls wanting an education, In islam, anything that keeps women and girls subjugated is a "good" thing,

Signed and noted!
 

natalie n. (164)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 2:23 am
thanks, signed and noted.
 

Arild Warud (166)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 3:02 am
Signed,TY Cal.
 

Ben Oscarsito (336)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 4:15 am
Malala is indeed a brave girl - a true role model!
Please sign the petition "Stand with Malala!" (Amnesty International)
http://www.amnesty.org.au/action/action/30000/?&utm_source=malala1&utm_campaign=crisis&utm_medium=email-sf&utm_content=take+action
Thank You!
 

Ben Oscarsito (336)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 4:17 am
"I don't mind if I have to sit on the floor at school. All I want is education. And I am afraid of no one."
(Malala Yousufzai)

 

Georgeta Trandafir (33)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 4:23 am
Noted and signed
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 4:26 am
Signed TY Cal
 

. (0)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:14 am
Signed and noted - ty Cal and Diane for the fw
 

Michela m. (3940)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:55 am
Obviously S&N
 

Many Feathers (134)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:59 am
thanks, prayers for Malala
 

Beverly M. (85)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 6:25 am
Noted and signed in hopes that this little hero recovers.
 

Elizabeth O. (87)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 6:39 am
Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 7:05 am
Done,thanks
 

Dandelion G. (382)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 7:27 am
Kristina, what does that link you put on here go to?

I tried to find out and my computer gave me a WARNING not to open.

Please come back on here to explain. I also notice you placed the same link on a totally different subject matter on one of my stories as well, so it is the same link to two very different stories.

WARNING C2 MEMBERS......Please read my comment here.
 

Fadi M. (37)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 8:39 am
Thanks for the warning, Dandelion G.!

It is better to report her account to Care2 management team. I have googled the link she posted now after reading your message and it seems she posted it on different subjects and even on twitter!

As a temporary precaution you can now flag her comment as inappropriate to save other users some damage! You can find it next to the "send green star" button below each comment.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 9:37 am
S&N
 

Joe R. (189)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 9:54 am
Signed and noted.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 10:43 am
amazing, brave girl...& that's a true bill.
noted & signed, thnx Cal.
 

Lydia S. (71)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 11:22 am
More on the story of the Pakistani girl, shot by the Taliban.

http://http://news.yahoo.com/taliban-says-attack-pakistani-schoolgirl-justified-120515479.html

From the article linked above, a quote from the Taliban:

"We did not attack her for raising voice for education. We targeted her for opposing mujahideen and their war," said the Taliban. "Shariah (Islamic law) says that even a child can be killed if he is propagating against Islam."

There we have it ... All about "Sharia" and the wonderful "religion" of peace!
 

Elle B. (82)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 11:50 am
Signed~Ty Cal
 

Liliana D. (124)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 12:23 pm
message sent, thanks
 

David Menard (43)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 1:02 pm
N&S
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 1:13 pm
Already signed
 

Danny M. (82)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 1:18 pm
Signed. Thanks Cal!
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 1:43 pm
As if we need any more reason to outlaw Islam and Shariah... Taliban should be exterminated!
 

Eugene C. (3)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 2:03 pm
l do wonder when this violence against women and girls is finally going to come to an end. Here we are in the 21st century and still women are abused the world over in so many ways. The feminine principle seems to be seen as such a threat still! Could it be that if this principle was fully embraced the world would have to change, is that the fear? Could it mean an end to war?
 

llouise Woychesko (1)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 3:31 pm
Signed. What a brave girl! Cowards are the ones who did this.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 3:43 pm
Signed and shared. Hope this makes a difference.
 

. (0)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 4:13 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:42 pm
Signed, sent & noted. Much thanks, Cal.
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:46 pm
Petition signed.

The people there must do something about the Taliban as that organization has ruined many lives.

Ty, Cal.
.
 

Esther Z. (101)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 8:44 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 10:09 pm
Done Cheers
 

Sara W. (110)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 10:50 pm
Signed.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 11:16 pm
Signed and noted!
 

Diane B. (275)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 11:52 pm
ofcourse I signed thanks Cal
 

LMj Sunshine (127)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 1:10 am
Amazing girl, TY!
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:36 am
My Prayer for this young brave girl noted and signed thanks
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:03 am
signed & noted.... very sad
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 9:26 am
signed
 

Charlie Rush (54)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 9:26 am
My desire is that she stays safe and those close to her, 'watch her back'.

Whenever, ANYTHING as pertinent as extreme change is needed and necessary, tragedies often happen. Unfortunately, for people to lose their lives under these circumstances, is not uncommon. Change requires sacrifice, which is not to suggest it should occur. We have seen it here in the U.S.A., in our past.

In this case, we are discussing male dominance or POWER & CONTROL, which also, exists in our own society by the Tea Party Republican GOP, in the form of politics. Happily for us, few have died due to this effort.

My only question is, why are most conservative women not seeing the correlation?
When you reject the Lilly Ledbetter Act, which as we know, concerns closing the gap between men's and women's wages, you are telling women YOU ARE NOT AS IMPORTANT as men.
Making excuses for rejection, does not 'fly'. Law suits will _not_ occur, if the law is followed.

Women who want to take us back 25/50 years, baffle me. They are dangerous to any successful society, not just for the U.S.A., but many other countries around the world, especially those who are looking to us as setting a good example.

Ladies, if you feel 'inferior', do society a favor. Go back into hiding, close your mouths, and do what your _male in charge_ tells you to do, but, please, STAY AWAY FROM THE REST OF US; just don't vote, until you start to respect yourself, and recognize your value as a woman.

The chief issue remains, any person who is positive towards women, already born children, minorities, the elderly, the LGBT community and other religious groups, will be fair to everyone.
Hate and Fear breed, hate and fear.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 9:27 am
signed
 

Nancy C. (798)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 9:36 am
Malala's chances for recovery are good...Stay safe brave one.
 

DORIS L. (61)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 9:59 am
Signed.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 10:53 am
Signed
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 12:34 pm
Thanks for standing with Malala Yousufzai, and for everyone fighting for women's rights in the face of extremism.
 

Fran F. (111)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:56 pm
Signed in support of this brave girl, and wishing her health and safety in the fight for equality for girls and women. Thanks, Cal.
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 7:37 pm
Gladly Signed. We cannot let atrocities like this continue to go unnoticed and unpunished. Thank you Cal.
 

Carole K. (199)
Sunday October 21, 2012, 9:55 pm
Noted & signed. TY, Cal!
 
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