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Exhibit A in How An Islamophobic Meme Can Spread Like Wildfire Across the Internet
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, ethics, Islamophoibia, lies, middle-east, politics, Rumors )

- 1937 days ago -
The apparently fabricated story of a Saudi cleric issuing a fatwa condoning gang rapes in Syria is an object lesson in the pitfalls of breakneck online journalism.
Scientists Try to Save the Frogs as Time Runs Out (With Video)
World  (tags: animalwelfare, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, world )

- 1941 days ago -
In moist, mossy rooms, rows of glass aquariums bathed in eerie light shelter the last of the last of the frogs. It is a secure facility, for here reside the sole survivors of their species, rescued from the wild before a modern plague swept through their
Amnesty Highlights Young Women for Change in Afghanistan
World  (tags: world, middle-east, humanrights, Women's Rights )

- 1976 days ago -
Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Amnesty International's Write for Rights campaign focuses on Young Women for Change (YWC), a movement of young Afghan women and men advocating against sexual
Thank Farmer for Suing Monsanto and Winning Landmark Case
World  (tags: world, ACTION, THANK FARMER GMOS, ethics )

- 1994 days ago -
Target: Percy Schmeiser Goal: To thank farmer for countersuing and winning lawsuit against Monsanto, the largest producer of genetically modified organisms.
Stuffed Animals for Emergencies, Inc.
World  (tags: children, toys, GoodNews, donate toys to chidlren )

- 2092 days ago -
SAFE chapter members collect new and gently used stuffed animals, toys, books and blankets to be redistributed to emergency organizations, childrens services, hospitals, homeless shelters and many other places that help children during times of crisis.
How the U.S. Christian Right Is Transforming Sexual Politics in Africa
World  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, education, freedoms, society, women, culture, dishonesty, ethics, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, ethics, humanrights )

- 2099 days ago -
Not content with pushing their anti-women, anti-gay policies in the US, now they are trying to force their rhetoric in Europe and Africa.
TAKE ACTION - Petition: Say NO to Internet Censorship!
World  (tags: australia, civil liberties, freedom of speech )

- 2108 days ago -
The Government is considering the most sweeping and radical changes to Australia's surveillance and intelligence laws since the establishment of the original powers in 1979. - Freedom of speech no more? - Sign the petition...
Finland Calls for the Outlawing of Circumcision of Children, Including Religious Circumcision
World  (tags: finland, human rights, circumcision, genital mutilation, judaism, islam )

- 2156 days ago -
The Green League voted in favour of a resolution at its party congress a week ago that such procedures should be phased out in Finland either through advice or, if necessary, through legislation.
Worldwide Hippies News Briefs Friday
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Arizona, Ben and Jerry's, Birth Control )

- 2231 days ago -
Ben & Jerry's launches 'Apple-y Ever After' to support gay marriage in U.K. Ariz. bill could require reason for birth control Lawyer: Afghan suspect's friend had leg blown off
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