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Petition: Let the World Show Support for Bernie Sanders
World  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, government, politics, usa, world, GoodNews, humans, UnitedNations, europe, china, asia, middle-east, israel )

Andrea
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Those of you in the world without voting rights in America, as America has such a large impact on the world and its environment, the citizens of the world can take the opportunity to show their support for Bernie Sanders through this petition.
EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR SUFFERING A MISCARRIAGE
World  (tags: women, reproductive rights, miscarriage, Argentina, Latin America, South America, injustice, prison, petitions )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
A 27-year-old woman by the name of Belen is serving an eight year prison sentence in Argentina following a court's ruling that she was guilty of murder after suffering a miscarriage in a public hospital.
Extreme Takeover: Why Many Are Calling Israel's New Government the "Most Racist" in History
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, extremism )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Major establishment figures are warning of parallels to Nazi Germany as Netanyahu assembles far-right coalition.
Indonesia Approves Castration for Sex Offenders Who Prey On Children
World  (tags: Indonesia, castration, sex offenders )

Sai Krish
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
The new punishment comes in wake of brutal gang rape and murder of 14 year old on her way to home on the island of sumatra. President Joko Widodo, signed a decree on wednesday authorizing chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders
Worldwide UN Campaign Effort to Mobilize Millions to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife
World  (tags: wildlife, animaladvocates, UnitedNations, world, crime, GoodNews )

Dan
- 17 hours ago - animalnewssentinel.com
The United Nations, supported by celebrities from all over the globe, today dispatched an exceptional crusade against the illicit exchange of wildlife, which is pushing species to the verge of.... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Shocking Brazil Leaks Prompt Panic in Fraud-Riddled Coup Govt
World  (tags: South America, Brazil, Politics, Corruption, news media bias, democracy, news, media, world, Michel Temer, President Dilma Rousseff, Impeachment, Coup )

Jess
- 1 day ago - telesurtv.net
Fear that more damning leaks solidifying claims that the plan to remove suspended President Dilma Rousseff was a coup is settling in around the unelected interim President Michel Temer
Syria Conflict: Vital Aid 'Not Reaching Most Syrians' - UN
World  (tags: Syria conflict, UN, Humanitarian Aid )

Farah
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The UN says it has been able to deliver aid to only a fraction of the one million Syrians it planned to reach this month, calling the situation "horrendously critical" in some area.
Plastic Pollution Webinar By: 5 Gyres Institute - Get the Facts About Ocean Plastic Pollution
World  (tags: 5 Gyres Institute, Plastic Pollution Webinar, Oceans, plastic, pollution )

Linda
- 1 day ago - eventbrite.com
5 Gyres invites you to join us on June 2nd at noon (Pacific) for our plastic pollution "Lunch n' Learn" webinar featuring founders Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen. Learn about research & policy surrounding plastic pollution, & find out what you can do...
Canuck the Crow Flies Off With Knife From Crime Scene
World  (tags: Canuck the Crow flies off with knife fro )

Andy
- 12 hours ago - theglobeandmail.com
The knife thief is believed to be Canuck the Crow, an infamous local bird that was raised by humans and has more than 13,000 Facebook followers
Indonesia Refuses Palm Oil Permits in Anti-Haze Push
World  (tags: Indonesia )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
Indonesia has rejected applications from scores of companies for new palm oil operations, an official said Wednesday, as it cracks down on an industry whose expansion has been blamed for fuelling haze-belching forest fires.
Obama Visits Hiroshima to Ponder 'Terrible Force Unleashed'
World  (tags: death, war, usa, Obama, Hiroshima, visit, atomic bomb )

Naoko
- 18 hours ago - japantoday.com
"Why did we come to this place, to Hiroshima? We come to ponder the terrible force unleashed in a not-so-distant past," Obama said. "We come to mourn the dead."
Bomb Survivors Hail Obama's Hiroshima Visit; No Apology OK
World  (tags: usa, war, hiroshima, Obama, hibakusha )

Naoko
- 18 hours ago - asahi.com
Ninety percent of atomic bomb survivors appreciate President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima and about two-thirds of them do not seek his apology for the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan, according to an Asahi Shimbun survey.
Australian Government Don't Abandon Drought Stricken Communities
World  (tags: Australia, farmers, drought, government, subsidies, mental, health, petition )

Roger
- 6 hours ago - change.org
please do sign this petition to help our farmers who had to cope with FOUR years of continuous drought and the latest El Nino heat wave ! Many thanks
Mass Rape Shocks Brazil
World  (tags: violence, world, crime, HumanRights )

Olga
- 4 hours ago - bbc.com
Insane world! Brazilian police are hunting more than 30 men suspected of raping a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro, and of putting video of the attack on social media.
An Improbable Future for NicaraguaâEUR(TM)s Inter-Oceanic Canal
World  (tags: Nicaragua's Proposed Canal )

Michael
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Many social and ecological processes and current events will likely undermine the success of NicaraguaâEUR(TM)s inter-oceanic canal project.
Full Text of Obama's Speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
World  (tags: usa, war, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Obama, Japan )

Naoko
- 18 hours ago - mainichi.jp
U.S. President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on May 27 as the first sitting American president after the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city 71 years ago.
Jews and Muslims CAN Live in Peaceful Coexistence
World  (tags: Sustainabililty, energy, GoodNews, humans, solar, palestine, israel, iraq, politics, UnitedNations, world, society, middle-east )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Great story of coming together for a common purpose
The CIA Was Responsible for Nelson Mandela's 27 Year Prison Sentence
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'Mandela, South South Africa, HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, ethics, crime, humanrights, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, politics, usa, violence, world )

Angelus
- 12 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
One lesson i have learned. anyone who tries radical change within the span of a single lifetime is a target.. look at Buddha,Jesus, Ghandi, Martin Luther King, JFK.. see a pattern?
G7 Wants to Kill Fossil Fuel Subsidies By 2025, But We Could Do It 'Twice as Fast'
World  (tags: G7 )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - commondreams.org
We expected a more ambitious response to the climate crisis,' says Greenpeace after G7 announcement
This Menstrual Hygiene Day, LetâEUR(TM)s Get People Talking.
World  (tags: Women )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - onedrop.org
With so many adolescent girls and women around the world lacking access to the safe water and sanitation they need to manage their menstruation in a hygienic and dignified way, something has to change.
Video: Gaza Family Mourns Children Who Burned to Death
World  (tags: GAZA SIEGE, Israeli siege-crimes against humanity, Israeli-state-terrorism, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, end the occupation-siege of Gaza, world, news-media, news, media, Children's Welfare, children, power supply-outage, israeli blockade, death )

Jess
- 25 minutes ago - mondoweiss.net
Deadly candle fires have occurred repeatedly since Israel imposed the siege in 2006. Since 2010, 29 Palestinians, mostly children, have died in home fires.
Petition - Pardon All 49000 UK Men, Who Like Alan Turing Were Convicted Under Anti-Gay Laws
World  (tags: UK, pardon, anti-gay laws, british government )

Sai Krish
- 4 minutes ago - change.org
Alan Turing was pardoned in 2013, but the other estimated 49,000 men deserve the same.
China to Send Nuclear-Armed Submarines Into Pacific Amid Tensions With US
World  (tags: asia, china, usa, South China Sea dispute, government, news, politics, UnitedNations, world, ethics )

Frank
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Beijing risks stoking new arms race with move although military says expansion of the US missile defence has left it with no choice
What, No Facts in the EU Debate? You Cannot Be Serious
World  (tags: EU, UK, Brexiters, remain, Europe, agendas )

Evelyn
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
Johnson wants to be prime minister, Farage wants to split the Tory party, the Daily Mail wants to intimidate politicians. But their business is revolt, not reason. The reality is that the facts in the European debate are overwhelmingly in favour of remain
Now French Voters Call for FREXIT After Germany Face Demands for EU Referendum
World  (tags: )

Stephen
- 14 hours ago - express.co.uk
With Britons set to go to the polls in June, there are increasing signs the UKs referendum is paving the way for other European countries to question their own relationship with Brussels.
U.S Senate Is Making the Brutal Side of American Government Disappear
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, china, conflict, death, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, europe, humanrights, palestine, Refugees&Relief, violence, usa, world, unitednations, middle-east, UnitedNations, israel, iraq, iran )

Angelus
- 12 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
We as Americans should feel saddened that our government seems to feel brutality is the preferred means to an end
Palestinian Children Pay the Price for Jewish-Palestinian Adult Immaturity
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, children, africa, humanrights, politics, Refugees&Relief, unitednations, violence, war, world, palestine, israel, iran, HumanRights, usa )

Angelus
- 12 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
All over the world children pay the price for adult transgressions. And adults brought them into this hell hole
Tell CPP to Explain Why You Own a Fracking Oil Company
World  (tags: Canada )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - pensionsforgreenfuture.ca
Time to Climate-Risk-Proof the CPP Petition
 

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