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The Islamic State's Sex-Slavery - The Tip of the Iceberg
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic state, Islam, religion, sex slaves, sharia law )

Beatrice
- 5 hours ago - clarionproject.org
Earlier this month the Islamic State published its sharia-law approved rules for how to treat slaves. These rules are not an aberration and are not an innovation. Rather, they are merely enacting long-held legalist understandings of slavery similarly
Protect Domestic Pets From Becoming Food - PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, cruelty, sadness )

Jean
- 21 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Although Switzerland has many laws in place to ensure that domestic animals are provided adequate care and are treated humanely, an estimated 242,430 people still enjoy feasting on their animal companions, according to the founder of SOS CATS, Tomi Tomek.
Stop Eating Cats and Dogs for Christmas Dinner in Switzerland ACTION
Animals  (tags: anima lcruelty, domestic animal meals, Christmas horror, Switzerland, dogs, cats )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Animal welfare is usually a well-regulated issue in Switzerland and it makes no sense that the Swiss Parliament won't consider a simple law that will protect domestic animals from being turned into somebody's meal.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Expand Overcrowded Animal Shelter
Animals  (tags: protection, rescued, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
An animal shelter in Kenansville, North Carolina, is being forced to euthanize animals that arrive at the shelter if they are not adopted within 72 hours due to the lack of available space in the shelter.
Help Us Stop Zimbabwe's Planned Export of Captured Baby Elephants! ACTION
Animals  (tags: elephants, Zimbabwe, animal export, anima lcruelty, wildlife, suffering, death )

Nancy
- 8 hours ago - peta.org
Last month, 36 baby elephants were stolen from the wild and torn away from their families with plans to sell and export them to China and/or the United Arab Emirates. One of the elephants has already died.
Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
The Downside of the Boom
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, healthconditions, pollution, nature, protection )

Ewoud
- 6 hours ago - nytimes.com
North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion-dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings and second chances. Fracking.... a dirty bussiness. Visit site
Duck-Helping Woman Gets 90 Days in Jail After Causing Two Deaths
Society & Culture  (tags: ducklings, jail, montreal, death, car, highway, motorcycle, culture, family, humans, law, society, women )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
After Czornobaj stopped her car in June 2010 to rescue ducklings on the side of the highway, the motorcycle carrying Andre Roy and his teenager daughter Jessie slammed into her vehicle.
Assault Rifle Theme Park 'Machine Gun America' Where Children as Young as 13 Fire Military-Grade Weapons in Zombie-Themed Traini
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, violence, guns, children, Theme Park )

Angela
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
A new attraction where children as young as 13 fire military-grade weapons in zombie, gangster and cowboy-themed simulators has been slammed by gun control campaigners.
International Migrants Day: Rights of Migrants Under Attack Across the Globe | Amnesty International
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, world, society, freedoms, law )

Paulo
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org
The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe, as some of the worldâEUR(TM)s most vulnerable people face economic exploitation, discrimination and racism in a range of countries, Amnesty International said on International Migrants Day.
 
 
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