The Rohingya, is an ethic minority group from Burma (Myanmar). They are often considered among "the worlds least wanted people" and considered a stateless people, not recognised by the Burmese government as citizens of the country.
A Russian city's ban on demonstrations for LGBT rights was recently overturned by a court, which declared the bans were illegal and an infringement on the rights of LGBT protesters. Support the judges for bravely taking a stand against injustice. YAY!
For Middle Easterners, the operating distinction had always been "Muslim," "Jew," and "Christian," not Arab versus Jew. The assumption was that "Arabness" referred to a common shared culture and language, albeit with religious differences.
He made it known he wouldn't tolerate the town's gay police chief when he first took the office; when the chief investigated a questionable hire of the mayor, that was the excuse he used for firing her.
Jessica Clark, Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands tree sitter, plead guilty to criminal trespass in a La Porte County courthouse yesterday and was sentenced to 26 days in prison for blocking construction of Enbridge's Line 6B tar sands pipeline ...
ATF: Nearly 20,000 firearms lost or stolen last year from FFL holders
4/15/14 - The nation's more than 60,000 Federal Firearms License holders reported 19,601 firearms lost or stolen in 2013, according to a new report published by the ATF but mandated b
THIS PETITION SHOULD NOT BE SIGNED. It's on change.org, not on Care2. But, it's AN EXAMPLE OF THE KIND OF PROPAGANDA THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, and the USConferenceofCatholicBishops, is using to TRY TO STOP EQUALITY IN MARRIAGE. Be forewarned! But DON'T SIGN!
When told her son had cerebral palsy and would be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, this Israeli mom decided she would spend years building a device that would allow him to stand on his legs and walk, just like everyone else.
I was saddened to learn recently, that Nader al-Masri, the Gazan long distance runner, who represented Palestine in the 2008 Beijing Olympics by running in the 5000 kilometer race, had been denied entry into the West Bank.
Dear David Cameron,
Please reconsider your position on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, immediately and instead champion clean energy sources which do not risk our global climate, the natural environment and our health. >> PLEASE SIGN
The Child CARE Act is an important bill introduced by U.S. Representative Donna Edwards as part of the Women's Economic Agenda. Now pull out your slide ruler because this fix sounds complicated, but will have a great outcome if passed: More people ...