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Demand Justice for Government-Ordered RAPE !! **** Please Sign ****
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
A man in India recently snuck into the hut of a woman and groped her. As punishment to the man, the government ordered that the perpetrator's 13-year-old sister be raped. Justice must be acquired for this horrific incident as well as assurance that ....
Stop Online Child Abuse *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, humans, internet, law, media, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
According to a U.S. watchdog group, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), there has been a dramatic rise in child abuse images posted to commonly used areas of the Internet. But this isn't just a problem in the United States....
Change the Law to Better Protect Vulnerable Children Like Daniel Pelka *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, health, law, media, police, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 19 hours ago - change.org
This four-year-old child was starved and beaten over a period of months, before his death at the hands of his mother and step-father. The evidence of his suffering was in full view of staff at his school, who observed his desperate attempts to forage ...
Israel-Palestine: This Is How It Ends *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, ethics, humans, murder, politics, violence, world )

Frans
- 14 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
As a new round of violence kicks off in Israel-Palestine and more children are killed, it's not enough just to call for another ceasefire. It's time to take definitive non-violent action to end this decades long nightmare...
PLEASE SIGN: The Wall Must Fall - 10 Years Justice Denied
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, International Laws violations, end the occupation, BDS, settlements, world, British government, ICJ ruling, IsraeL, activists, news, usa, americans, education, internet, violence, children, freedoms )

Jess
- 13 hours ago - secure.waronwant.org
TAKE ACTION NOW - sign this letter to the Foreign Secretary calling on the British government to live up to its obligation under the ICJ ruling and stop aiding and assisting Israel until it fully complies with international law.
FIFA - Build a Memorial to Honour the Workers Who Lost Their Lives Building World Cup Stadiums *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: death, family, media, obituary, society, world )

Frans
- 19 hours ago - change.org
On November 27th 2013, I lost my father in an accident at Arena Corinthians, the stadium built in São Paulo for the World Cup. He was killed after a crane gave way and ripped off part of the metal roof of the stadium - the metal structure fell over...
Think Again the Next Time You Feel That One Person Cannot Make a Difference
Society & Culture  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, conservation, endangered, humans, protection, rescued, suffering, killed, killing, extinction, environment, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, pets, treatment, nutrition, food, healthcare, health, medicine )

Kelly
- 8 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
When you are feeling like WHAT IS THE USE, THERE ARE JUST TO MANY ANIMALS BEING HURT/KILLED, DO THESE PETITIONS REALLY DO ANY GOOD, WHY AM I DOING THIS? Please keep the story as a reminder of why we are in this.
Thank Labor Group for Supporting Gay Rights - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Voz, Latinos, labor, finding work, CCHD, CatholicCampaignforHumanDevelopment, Catholic Church, Catholic Hierarchy, USCCB, US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Gay Rights, Human Rights, Gay Marriage, LGBT, La Raza, Latino Rights, Marriage Equality )

Barbara
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
Voz, an Oregon group that helps Latinos find work, recently lost a $75,000 grant from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) because it would not cut ties with the National Council of La Raza, a Latino rights group that supports gay marriage.
A Century Old Historical Mashup: Malaysian Flight MH 17 and the RMS Lusitania
Society & Culture  (tags: odd, murder, travel, world, War )

Abe
- 1 day ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
The downing of Malaysian Flight MH 17 bears some strange and ominous similarities to the sinking of the RMS Lusitania nearly one hundred years earlier.
Israelis Rejoice as Military Bombs Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli assault on civilians-children, Gaza assault-siege 2014, crimes against humanity, LAWS OF WAR VIOLATIONS, end the occupation-siege, end all Us military aid to israel, impunity, Israeli watch bombing of Gaza, media, usa, internet, children, death )

Jess
- 1 day ago - occupiedpalestine.wordpress.com
Israelis continue to shamelessly gather on hillsides for cheering as the Tel Aviv regime's military drops bombs on innocent Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.
Israel's Right-Wingers Have Problems With Facts
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, right wing, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, world )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - haaretz.com
Israel's right-wingers never stop providing spectacular examples of the all-too-human tendency to avoid facts that contradict their worldview. I showed how the Anti-Defamation League's anti-Semitism survey demonstrates the falsity of Netanyahu and Co.'s..
Women Experience Regular Harassment Simply Walking
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, ethics, men, women, safety, sadness, rights, usa, society, police, law )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Again- on behalf of men who truly love women, i apologize for the bad behavior of those of my own sex
Criticize MayorâEUR(TM)s Attempt to Ban Same-Sex Kissing in Public - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, humans, culture, freedoms, law )

Bojan
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
Criticize MayorâEUR(TM)s Attempt to Ban Same-Sex Kissing in Public - ForceChange
In 30 Countries, Heads of State Must Belong to a Certain Religion
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, politics )

Glenn
- 6 hours ago - pewrsr.ch
Religion is part of their culture.
Islamic State Jihadists Stone Women to Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Jihadists, stoning, sharia law, Syria, Iraq )

Beatrice
- 6 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Two women have been stoned to death in the jihadist-controlled Syrian province of Raqqa The executions were first of their kind by the Islamic State group, which has proclaimed the establishment of an Islamic "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq after
Help to End FGM
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, health, humans, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, women )

Chris
- 6 hours ago - girlsummitpledge.com
Please lpedge your support for a worth while cause.
The American Jewish Community Must Value All Life
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, American Jews, Zionism, Judaism, religion, rights, ethics, society, politics, freedoms, government, world )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - stltoday.com
When an Israeli dies, the American Jewish community is quick to mourn, to condemn their death, to pray for peace. But where is the American Jewish community when the Israeli government mistreats, invades and kills Palestinian families on a daily basis?
We're Arresting Poor Mothers for Our Own Failures
Society & Culture  (tags: women, poverty, child care, jobs, work, employment, single mothers, single moms )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - thenation.com
You've probably heard the name Shanesha Taylor at this point. She's the Arizona mother who was arrested for leaving her children in the car while she went to a job interview.
Man Dies After Excess NYC Police Force
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, crime, corruption, ethics, police, law, sadness, society, safety, humans, usa, politics, rights, violence )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
One thing the federal govt needs to look at is steroid use among police and just plain uncontrolled aggression
VIDEO: John Oliver Nails the Prison Industrial Complex--'It Seems a Little Draconian and a Lot Racist'
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, jails, prison-industrial complex, injustice, videos, commentary )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
John Oliver's Sunday night rant took on the prison system and the racist drug war last night, and he managed to both prick the conscience and be hilarious at the same time, which has pretty much become the HBO comedian's brand.
Netanyahu's 'Telegenically Dead' Comment Is Grotesque But Not Original
Society & Culture  (tags: World, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Civilian, IDF, Netanyahu, , Joseph Goebbels, media, news, media.murder )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - firstlook.org
Benjamin Netanyahu, yesterday, on CNN, addressing worldwide sympathy for the civilian victims of Israeli violence in Gaza:
Renouncing My Israeli Citizenship
Society & Culture  (tags: World, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Civilian, IDF, news, media, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, USA, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
It is with a newfound clarity of thinking and analyzing a very emotional tragedy that I have thrown off the shackles of Zionist propaganda and am proudly and publicly renouncing my Israeli citizenship effective immediately.
Mahatma Gandhi on the Jews in Palestine (1938)
Society & Culture  (tags: Mahatma Gandhi on the Jews in Palestine, illegal occupation of Palestine, end the occupation-siege, society, freedoms, culture, media, internet, world )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
Several letters have been received by me, asking me to declare my views about the Arab-Jew question in Palestine and the persecution of the Jews in Germany.
Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction, Study Finds
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, children, education, fantasy, reality )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Young children who are exposed to religion have a hard time differentiating between fact and fiction, according to a new study published in the July issue of Cognitive Science.
War's First Casualty - The Truth   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill Moyers, Charles Lewis, Investigative Journalist, war, facts, logic, reason )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - youtube.com
Bill Moyers speaks with investigative journalist Charles Lewis about why facts, logic and reason are often missing in the rush to war.
African Literature Association Supports Academic Boycott of Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, Israeli illegal occupation, Israeli oppression, World, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Civilian, IDF, news, media, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, usa, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' displacement, zionism-racism, freedom of movement, freedom of the press, freedom of spe )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
In the 2014 African Literature Association (ALA) meeting in Johannesburg, the ALA approved a resolution supporting the academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions.
The Waste of War(and Just How Wasted Do We Wish to Be?)
Society & Culture  (tags: Refugees&Relief, iraq, middle-east, HumanRights, europe, ethics, death, conflict, war, violence, israel, palestine, culture, dishonesty, environment, health, media, propaganda, lies, dishonesty )

Wild
- 7 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Rather than solving a single underlying problem, the chaos is growing, threatening an ever-widening war. Is this the result of too many governments shooting first, and thinking after?
Far East Gets New Time Zone - as Siberia Switches to Permanent Winter Time
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Nell
- 7 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Russia will have 11 time zones instead of the current nine, with Siberia's Kemerovo region moving one hour further from Moscow. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a new law which means the country will turn the clocks back on 26 October, and not
IDF Shows Photos of Hamas Rocket Sites Dug Into Hospital, Mosques
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Hamas, rocket launch sites )

David
- 6 hours ago - unitycoalitionforisrael.org
The IDF released declassified photos showing how Hamas uses hospitals, mosques, & playgrounds as launch sites. Israel said it had been targeting militants charging that they had fired rockets from Shejaia. Civilians were warned to leave 2 days earlier.
 

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