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Legendary Author Maya Angelou Dies at Age 86
World  (tags: Maya Angelou, deceased, North Carolina, Helen Brann, novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer, activist, poetry )

Dandelion
- 56 days ago - cnn.com
Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. Maya Angelou was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist. In 2010, President Barack Obama awarded her the Medal of Freedom.
FLOODS IN SERBIA, CROATIA AND BOSNIA: Cesar's Exclusive Message to You!
World  (tags: the dog whisperer, the dog whisperer, Europe, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, humanrights, news, world, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, ethics, humans, pets, protection, rescued, sadness )

Desanka
- 56 days ago - vecernji.hr
From his European tour, the dog whisperer Cesar Millan appeals to help all beings in flooded countries in the Balkans.
On the Road to Green Energy, Germany Detours on Dirty Coal
World  (tags: Germany, Energy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Lignite, Brown Coal, #DirtyCoal, Nuclear Energy, Solar Power, Wind Power )

Brian
- 54 days ago - e360.yale.edu
"While Germany continues to expand solar and wind power, the government's decision to phase out nuclear energy means it must rely heavily on the dirtiest form of coal, lignite, to generate electricity. The result: the country's CO2 emissions are rising."
Conflict Between Brazil's National Public Security Force and Indigenous People at Belo Monte
World  (tags: indigenous people, INDIGENOUS rights, armed conflict, Brazil, human rights violations, serious injury, corruption, society, violence, violence against indigenous people )

Betsy
- 53 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
A delegation of Xikrin Indigenous People were attacked this week with blast grenades and rubber bullets when they tried to enter the Belo Monte construction site to talk with representatives of Norte Energia S.A., responsible for the project.
Small Farmers' Loss of Land Increases World Hunger - Inter Press Service
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, small farmers, hunger, agriculture, Land reform )

Naoko
- 53 days ago - ipsnews.net
Small farmers - like Ndomi Magareth, planting beans here on her land in Cameroon - "are losing land at a tremendous rate. It's a land reform movement in reverse," says GRAIN's Henk Hobbelink. Credit: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IPS
Demand Justice for Gang-Raped and Murdered Girls
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, India, ACTION PLEASE, justice )

Rose
- 50 days ago - forcechange.com
President of India Pranab Mukherjee Goal: Impartially investigate and prosecute the gang-rape and murder of two low-caste Indian girls Two girls of the Dalit-or untouchables-class in India were found murdered after being brutally gang-raped.
'Land Reform in Reverse' - Land Grabs Are Increasing World Hunger
World  (tags: land grab, world hunger, farmers, agriculture, land, world, politics, society, government, ethics )

Cal
- 49 days ago - theecologist.org
Small farmers are losing out as the world's farmland is becoming concentrated in ever fewer hands - and food security is suffering as a consequence
Child Labor Is the One Providing Our Chocolate Bars! Stop That Now!
World  (tags: humanrights, world, Child Labor, nestle, ACTION PLEASE )

Rose
- 49 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Nestle has been buying chocolate to make the chocolate bars from cocoa plantations that are using child labor
Algeria and Tunisia, Stop Forcing Victims to Marry Their Rapists!
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, rape victims )

Rose
- 48 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Asking rape victims to marry their rapists is unconscionable. Allowing the rapist to marry their teenage victims is wrong for the victim Rapists shouldn't be legally sanctioned to torment their victims further
Deadly Environment
World  (tags: Deadly Environment, charts, environmentalist killed, competition for natural resources, lifestyle change needed )

Dandelion
- 48 days ago - globalwitness.org
This report looks at known killings of people defending environmental and land rights. It identifies a clear rise in such deaths from 2002 and 2013 as competition for natural resources intensifies. Global analysis show 908 people average of one per week.
 
 
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