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GMO Food Label Legislation: FDA, Not States, Would Decide
World  (tags: usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, gmos, fda )

Rose
- 11 hours ago - tristateneighbor.com
U.S. agriculture is coming down on both sides of recently introduced federal legislation on genetically modified organism (GMO) food labeling.
A Lesbian Sentenced to Death ACTION
World  (tags: family, humanrights, Nigeria, UK, discrimination, crime, murder )

Nancy
- 12 hours ago - allout.org
May has the power - and the responsibility - to stop the Home Office from deporting Aderonke until they can be sure everyone's being treated fairly and humanely.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Iraq: Don't Legalize Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, ethics, middle-east, iraq, world, society, news )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote to legalize forced child marriage.
Australian State Premier Resigns After He 'Forgets' Receiving Gift of $3,500 Wine
World  (tags: news )

David
- 20 hours ago - stasiareport.com
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The premier of Australia's New South Wales state, Mr Barry O'Farrell, resigned from his position on Wednesday after it was revealed that he had lied about accepting a A$3,000 (S$3,500) bottle of wine as a gift.
Hundreds Missing as South Korea Ferry Sinks
World  (tags: South Korea, accident, death, government, Ferry )

Kit
- 12 hours ago - bbc.com
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Starvation in South Sudan
World  (tags: world, politics, HUNGER, SOUTH SUDAN, South Sudan, violence, society, humanrights, conflict, africa, ethics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
South Sudan is facing a hunger crisis if the world does not act now. Due to a savage war that has displaced hundreds of thousands, food security in South Sudan is teetering on the verge.
Conflict Fuels Child Labour in India - Inter Press Service
World  (tags: children, asia, India, maoists, conflict, child labour )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
Early in the morning, 14-year-old Sumari Varda puts on her blue school uniform but heads for the village pond to fetch water. "I miss school. I wish I could go back," she whispers, scared of being heard by her employer.
U.S. Urged to Push World Bank on Human Rights Safeguards
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, loans, World Bank, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, government, ethics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rights advocates and community leaders, together with some U.S. lawmakers, are urging the United States to take a more robust role in pushing the World Bank to explicitly incorporate human rights into policies that dictate how and when the bank can engage
Syria Is Now the Biggest Threat to Britain's Security
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, politics, middle-east, news, europe )

Cal
- 4 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Returning fighters from the Syrian civil war now pose greater threat than al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan and Afghanistan
Please Sign - STOP Australia Again Stealing Its Indigenous Children - The Petition Site
World  (tags: australia stealing aboriginal babies and )

Elderberr
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A scandalous and largely unrecognized abuse of human rights is again taking place in Australia. It evokes the infamous Stolen Generation of the last century
 
 
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