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Save Elephants From Slaughter and Extinction in Vietnam - Via Force Change
World  (tags: Vietnam, Wild Animals, Elephants, Suffering, Killing, Extinction, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Vietnam's Elephants are on the verge of extinction. A combination of weak environmental laws, high poaching rates, and other related conflicts has nearly wiped these animals out. Urge the president of Vietnam to help save his country's elephants.
International Court Rules Japan's 'Research' Whaling Illegal in Landmark Case
World  (tags: whaling, Japan, international law )

Laura
- 17 days ago - ecowatch.com
In a stunning victory for the whales, the International Court of Justice announced their binding decision today in the landmark case of Australia v. Japan, ruling that Japan's JARPA II whaling program in the Antarctic is not for scientific purposes ...
Patrick the Pit Bull Saved From Near Death in Rubbish Chute
World  (tags: Pit Bull Patrick saved from near death )

Red
- 20 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Rescued the day before St Patrick's Day in 2011, Patrick as he was quickly named, weighed a shocking 19lbs and was on death's doorstep when volunteers from the Associated Humane Societies took him to the emergency room at Garden State Veterinary
Virginia 'Christian' School Forces Eight-Year-Old Girl to Leave Because She Looks Too Much Like a Boy
World  (tags: news )

David
- 21 days ago - dailykos.com
Her appearance didn't line up with "biblical standards."
URGENT: Ask UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to Speak Up for Tibet! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Tibet, Navi Pillay, UN, March 2014, )

Nancy
- 57 days ago - action.savetibet.org
Call on the UN Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay to ask China to adopt recommendations to improve its human rights record at the March 2014 UN Human Rights Council Session.
Mexico Captures No.1 Drug Kingpin 'Shorty' Guzman By Lizbeth Diaz and Gabriel Stargardter
World  (tags: Joaquin Guzman, Mexican drug cartels, crime, violence, world, humanrights, interesting )

Nancy
- 55 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"The criminal activity Guzman allegedly directed contributed to the death and destruction of millions of lives across the globe through drug addiction, violence, and corruption," Holder said in a statement.
'Mass Killing' Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine's Yanukovych
World  (tags: Yanukovych, Crimea, Ukraine, mass killings, elections, violence, government, humanrights )

Nancy
- 54 days ago - nbcnews.com
The country's parliament has been passing new laws since Yanukovych left the capital after signing a deal Friday with protesters who demanded early elections and that he step down.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 54 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
Condemn and Prosecute the People Who Crucified a Dog and Cat in Malta
World  (tags: animalcruelty, dogs, cats, killed, hatred )

Abdessala
- 69 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
there is a hatred petition which accuses Muslims in Malta of crucifying a dog and a cat without evidence. let us condemn this crime and whoever did it.
U.N.: Dozens of Muslims Massacred By Buddhists in Burma
World  (tags: United Nations confirmed, at least 48 Muslims killed )

Lisa
- 83 days ago - cbsnews.com
YANGON, Burma -- The United Nations has confirmed that at least 48 Muslims appear to have been killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of western Burma,
 
 
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