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China's Reach Over Fleeing Dissidents Is Expanding Worldwide
World  (tags: world, society, politics, repression, human rights, china )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - globalpost.com
Flee China if you dare. But know that, even in foreign lands, your criticism of the Communist Party may be punished if Chinese agents find you and spirit you back to the mainland.
Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling
World  (tags: Julian Assange, UN decision, WikiLeaks, refoulement )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - ksl.com
Lawyer Melinda Taylor said the finding shows that Assange has been subjected to mental torture throughout his long ordeal and now faces round-the-clock overt and covert surveillance while seeking safety at the embassy.
Media Silent as US-Backed Saudi Forces Starve Half Million Yemeni Children
World  (tags: Yemen, Middle East, humanitarian crises, Saudi Arabia, cruelty, human rights, atrocities )

Freya
- 13 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The United Nations warned that 8,000 children could suffer from severe malnutrition in 2016. And that's just in one southern Yemeni city.
Petition: Pakistan: STOP Acid Attacks Against Women!
World  (tags: women's rights, Equality Act, Acid atacks, ethics, barbaric behaviour, inhumane treatment, Crime against woman, prevention of cruelty, laws, protection, justice for victims, prosecution, punishment )

Sabine
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell the Prime Minister of Pakistan that acid attacks are completely unacceptable and should NEVER be tolerated. Please sign to tell the Prime Minister of Pakistan to take action and stop Acid Attacks for good!
Petition - HELP QUIT WITH KURDS OF EXTERMINATION IN TURKEY
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, racism, discrimination, humanitarian crisis, ethics, Prevention of Cruelty, freedoms, protection, politics )

Sabine
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
children who see mothers dying, journalists who are arrested for exercising their profession, judges who are arrested because they are not according to the president, peace protesters are murdered.
Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison
World  (tags: Iceland bankers jailed, money, corruption, justice, ethics )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - bullhorn.nationofchange.org
Why are the banks considered to be the holy churches of the modern economy? Why are private banks not like airlines and telecommunication companies and allowed to go bankrupt if they have been run in an irresponsible way?
Monsanto, Biopiracy, and Indian Melons
World  (tags: biopiracy, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, Monsanto, seed patents, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - farmwars.info
It appears that Indian melons with a natural resistance to viruses was detected. A natural resistance. No genetic engineering required. So, being the stalwart defender of anything goes in the quest to grab control of the world's food supply, Monsanto file
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

Cal
- 17 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
PETITION - Make Refugee Camps Safe for Women
World  (tags: refugees, refugee Camps, women's issues, womans safety, girls, conflict, sexual assault cases, rape violence, prevention of harassments, ethics, freedoms, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Many refugee women and girls face the additional danger of sexual harassment and assault in refugee camps where they're supposed to be kept safe. Stories of being groped, leered at, and watched while going to the bathroom abound among Syrian women and...
Israel Continues To Steal Palestinian Land
World  (tags: Israel, steal, appropriate, confiscate, annex, Palestinian, land, illegal, occupation, international, law, rogue, state )

Sam
- 16 days ago - yahoo.com
Israel confirmed it was planning to appropriate a large tract of fertile land in the occupied West Bank, close to Jordan, a move likely to exacerbate tensions with Western allies and already drawing international condemnation.
 
 
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