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Petition - Free Ahed Tamimi
World  (tags: Ahed Tamimi, israel, palestinians, Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, Children in detention, ethical concerns, conflicts, freedom of speech, irresponsibility, injustice, release )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
We demand that Ahed and all Palestinian children are released from Israeli prisons now. The international community must put an end to the ill-treatment and detention of Palestinian children. Enough is enough.
Petition-Justice for Moussa and Abdellahi - FreedomUnited.Org
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', activists, anti-slavery, torture )

Nita
- 1 day ago - freedomunited.org
For over a year, Mauritanian anti-slavery activists Moussa Bilal Biram and Abdellahi Matalla Saleck have been held in a Saharan desert prison in Bir Moghrein. The prison, more commonly used to house death row inmates, is in an unsafe remote region of the
Petition-Urge Australia to Create Strong Laws - FreedomUnited.Org
World  (tags: forced labor, anti-slavery, protection, human rights )

Nita
- 1 day ago - freedomunited.org
We must call on Australia to leverage its buying power and improve the lives of vulnerable workers by proposing a strong modern slavery law.
Petition-Malokhat Urgently Needs Your Help - FreedomUnited.Org
World  (tags: activists, Human Rights, forced labor, Child Labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Nita
- 1 day ago - freedomunited.org
Malokhat is being targeted for her work monitoring forced and child labor in UzbekistanâEUR(TM)s government-run cotton harvest.1
Stop Brutal "Shoot on Sight" of India's Tribesmen
World  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, conflict, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 15 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
It's time for a global outcry against extrajudicial killing and torture in the name of conservation. It wouldn't be tolerated in any other field and it should be loudly condemned by all those who care about human rights and the environment.
Brazil âEUR" Stop Dangerous Laws! - Survival International
World  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 15 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
The future of Brazilian tribes hangs in the balance, as politicians debate plans to weaken indigenous land protection.
Guarani Leaders Are Being Killed. Help Us Stop This! - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, genocide )

Nita
- 15 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Gunmen are carrying out horrific, systematic, attacks against the Guarani. Guarani leaders are being murdered and houses burned down. Shots are being fired daily. The situation has become Brazil's worst humanitarian crisis.
Petition-For Botswana's 50th Birthday, Respect the Bushmen's Rights - Survival International
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 15 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Over ten years ago, Botswana's High Court ruled that the Central Kalahari Bushmen had been illegally evicted from their ancestral homelands. But today the majority of Bushmen are still forced to apply for one-month permits to stay on their lands.
Tell the UN to Recognize That Progress Can Kill - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 15 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Forcing "development" or "progress" on tribal people does not make them happier or healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The most important factor by far for tribal peoples' well-being is whether their land rights are respected.
TAKE ACTION: CHANGE THE DATE
World  (tags: world, australia, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Human Rights )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - greens.org.au
As Australians, we all want a day on which we can come together as a national community, to reflect on where weâEUR(TM)re at and to celebrate what we are: a wonderfully diverse, open and free society. But January 26 is not that day.
Cape Town Could Run Out of Water in 90 Days
World  (tags: Cape Town, South Africa, water, drought )

Dandelion
- 22 hours ago - truthdig.com
Cape Town, South Africas second-largest city, could run out of water by April as the city faces its worst drought in a century.
Sign the Global Declaration for Uncontacted Tribes - Survival International
World  (tags: 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', genocide, environmental damage, disease outbreaks )

Nita
- 15 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Uncontacted tribes are the most vulnerable peoples on the planet. They have made a choice to remain isolated. This is their right and it must be respected. Outsiders are encroaching on their lands & forcing contact. Whole populations are being wiped out.
PETITION - Release Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi
World  (tags: Palestinian activist, Ahed Tamimi, aggravated assault, soldiers, military juvenile court, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, freedoms, politics, israel, middle-east, violence, world )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
Ahed is now charged with aggravated assault and obstructing the work of soldiers. Her trial before a military juvenile court is set for 31 January.
A Conversation With Richard Falk
World  (tags: Richard Falk, UN, social justice, war, Iran, apartheid, North Korea, Palestine, equality, Palestinian rights, world affairs, international law, media, middle-east, news, world, Refugees&Relief, freedoms, usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', activists, americans, news )

Fly
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
The scholar, adviser to governments and civil-society groups, and advocate of Palestinian rights speaks on international law and world affairs
Richmond, Virginia: Protests Against Agency Which Granted Tree Cutting Rights For Oil Pipeline
World  (tags: Richmond, Virginia, Protests Against Tree Cutting, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Virginia, West Virginia, USA. conflict, government, interesting, media, news, usa, world )

Fiona
- 11 hours ago - richmond.com
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted a request by the Dominion Energy-led Atlantic Coast Pipeline to begin cutting down trees . Protest began December 2, 2017, around capitol square Richmond.
Lawrence County, Alabama: Judge Gives Custody Of Nosey The Elephant To County
World  (tags: Larence County, Alabama, Nosey The Elephant, Rescued, Sent to Sanctuary, GoodNews, interesting, news, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 10 hours ago - whnt.com
An African elephant at the center of animal cruelty charges will now remain in a Tennessee sanctuary, following the ruling of Lawrence County District Judge Angela Terry. This is a truly good news rescue.
RELEASE PALESTINIAN ACTIVIST AHED TAMIMI
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Middle East, occupations, activists, resistance, petitions )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
On 19 December, Ahed was arrested during a night raid of her home by Israeli soldiers. Since then, she has endured aggressive interrogation, sometimes at night, and threats made against her family.
Mandan, North Dakota Standing Rock Water Protector Reaches Plea Agreement
World  (tags: Mandan North Dakota, Standing Rock, Water Protectors, conflict, ethics, government, humans, news, politics, society, usa, world )

Fiona
- 11 hours ago - nativenewsonline.net
A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Michael Markus, who is known as Rattler, after reaching a non-cooperating plea agreement with prosecutors. Under the agreement, the government will drop the most serious charge.
Flagstaff, Arizona: Protestors March Against Snowbowl From the Navajo Times
World  (tags: Navajo Times, Navajo Nation, Flagstaff, Arizona, Protests, Snowbowl, Pollution on Sacred Mountain, conflict, GoodNews, interesting, media, news, usa, world )

Fiona
- 11 hours ago - navajotimes.com
More than 50 demonstrators march across downtown Flagstaff on Jan. 14 urging the city council to end the cityâEUR(TM)s contract with the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort, which uses 100 percent effluent to make artificial snow.
   

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