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Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On An Unconscious Intoxicated Person
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, forced oral sex, petition to sign )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma Goal: Change legislation that decriminalizes oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person. Oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person is not considered rape in the eyes of the law, states an
Why This Is Important
World  (tags: world, humanrights, war, violence, Syria petition )

Rose
- 8 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Petition to sign
PROTECT AND CONSULT: Restore Habitat Protection in CanadaâEUR(TM)s Fisheries Act Now
World  (tags: Restore Habitat Protection )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - fisheriesact.ca
We support the immediate reinstatement of strong habitat protection into CanadaâEUR(TM)s Fisheries Act that was removed without consulting Indigenous peoples, scientific evidence or public participation.
NSW Government to Cull 90pc of Wild Horses
World  (tags: NSW Government to cull 90pc of wild hors )

Andy
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
The draft Wild Horse Management plan for Kosciusko National Park aims to reduce the current number of wild horses in the national park area from 6,000 to only 600 over the next 20 years
Will Older People Decide the EU Referendum?
World  (tags: Jon Danzig, blog, Brexit, age, senior citizens, males, UKIP, 'Remain', young, female, university educated, Green )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - eu-rope.ideasoneurope.eu
Typical 'Remain' voter, according to the Telegraph, is female aged 18 to 29, with university degree, lives in Scotland & votes Green. Typical âEUR~LeaveâEUR(TM) voter is male aged 60+, with just 'O' levels, lives in East Anglia and votes UKIP. But few youth VOTE
A Civil War Era Confederate Shipwreck Appears in North Carolina
World  (tags: Confederate, Shipwreck, North Carolina, Archaeology, Institute of International Maritime Rese )

Derek
- 17 hours ago - thevintagenews.com
Marine archaeologists were near the mouth of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina when they came upon a shipwreck. They think it is the wreck of a Confederate ship from the Civil War Era. Sonar imaging has revealed the 226-foot long shipwreck in February
The Assad Files
World  (tags: war, syria, assad, violence, war )

Rose
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
the investigator in Syria had made the drive perhaps a hundred times, always in the same battered truck, never with any cargo. It was forty miles to the border, through eleven rebel
Work to End the 10-Year-Closure Imposed on Gaza By the Israeli Occupation
World  (tags: humanrights, middle-east, gaza, Inetrnational Laws, petition to sign )

Rose
- 1 day ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The closure is a collective punishment imposed on 2 million people violating Israel's obligations under the international law.
Nestle CEO Water Is Not A Human Right, Should Be Privatized YouTube#t=242   video
World  (tags: Nestle's )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - youtube.com
Consider the possible scenario if Nestle's and these other 1%s get control of the global water supply. In other words; give us everything we want and we'll give you water. If you don't then we won't and you will die. That's genocide.
Children Should Be Students, Not Soldiers
World  (tags: children, war, military, petitions )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
Hungry and Frightened: Famine in Ethiopia 2016
World  (tags: africa, children, death, Refugees&Relief, humans, food, disease, babies )

Cheryl A.
- 23 hours ago - nationofchange.org
"The worst affected areas, according to USAID, are the pastoral areas of Afar and Ogaden Region âEUR" where people rely totally on their livestock âEUR" and the agricultural lowlands of East and West Haraghe âEUR" close to the capital Addis Ababa." Peace.
We Have Fed You All A Thousand Years   video
World  (tags: International Workers Day, May Day, May 1, Utah Phillips )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
For International Workers Day. Stand up, be counted, be heard. Then if blood be the price of all your wealth, Good God! We, the workers have paid it in full!
Support Anti-Government Protesters Against Autocratic Opression
World  (tags: Human Rights Violation, A President Like A Dictator, No Human Rights, Police State Brutality )

Peter
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: President (Dictator) of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev! Goal: Protect anti-government protesters in Kazakhstan against increased intimidation and interference from police. Protesters are being rounded up and arrested after flooding the streets.
PETITION - Protect Land Rights Activists Who Received Death Threats
World  (tags: Land Rights, activists, death threats, mining interests, illegal miners, land grabs, human rights abuses, paramilitary groups, violence, prevention of crimes )

Sabine
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ensure the safety of Afro-descendant community leaders who have been receiving threats, and end illegal mining on their land. Leaders of the Afro-descendant La Toma community in the Colombian Department of Cauca have received threats from...
Gove Makes 6 Errors on Charter of Fundamental Rights
World  (tags: Britain, EU, Brexit, 'Remain', European Charter of Fundamental Rights, misinformation, Michael Gove )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - infacts.org
Gove is wrong on the basic principles of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and misleading about their application to the UK. He made no fewer than six inaccurate statements.
Work to End the 10-Year-Closure Imposed on Gaza By the Israeli Occupation
World  (tags: humanrights, middle-east, international law petition, gaza )

Rose
- 1 day ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The closure is a collective punishment imposed on 2 million people violating Israel's obligations under the international law.
But Trees Are Falling at An Alarming Rate. And Every Living Thing That Depends on Them Is in JeopardyâEUR¦
World  (tags: Trees )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - rainforest-alliance.org
The United Nations has acknowledged that trees cool temperatures, sequester greenhouse gases, and purify air and water. Now we must actively work together to conserve them in order to combat climate change âEUR" and p
Ghost Ship: Inside the Costa Concordia
World  (tags: Costa Concordia, Ghost Ship, Captain Francesco Schettino, Giglio )

Derek
- 20 hours ago - thevintagenews.com
Costa Concordia was a Concordia-class cruise ship built in 2004 It was wrecked off the coast of Isola del Giglio in Italy on 13 January 2012. It was declared a total loss and later towed to the port of Genoa where it was scrapped
Ancient Trees: Photographers 14 Year Quest to Capture The Worlds Most Ancient and Magnificent Trees
World  (tags: Ancient Trees, Madagascar, Baobab )

Derek
- 19 hours ago - thevintagenews.com
Beth Moon, a San Francisco-based photographer, spent the last 14 years photographing the earths largest and oldest living monuments as she called them.
Halal: Is It Meat You're Looking for? Says China Businessman
World  (tags: Halal Meat Supplier - Business is busine )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - seeddaily.com
The wine-swilling co-founder of Sai Wai Xiang Halal Foodstuff Co enjoys his pork and does not follow Islam, but still sells more than $50 million-worth of food to Muslims across Asia and the Middle East.
Tonnes of Clams Die in Vietnam as Toxic Leak Fears Mount
World  (tags: Toxic Leak? )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - terradaily.com
More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam, state media reported Thursday, as public outrage mounts over a possible toxic leak into the sea near an industrial zone.
China Imposes Controversial Controls on Foreign NGOs
World  (tags: China and the NGOs )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - sinodaily.com
China's Communist-controlled legislature passed a controversial law Thursday imposing new restrictions on foreign non-governmental organisations -- a measure met with "deep concern" in Washington.
Scientists Find More Reasons That Greenland Will Melt Faster
World  (tags: Scientists find more reasons that Greenl )

Andy
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
You can begin to see why global warming can be so devastating to Greenland. It warms the ocean, allowing warmer seas to come visit marine glaciers but it also warms the atmosphere, leading to melting high atop GreenlandâEUR(TM)s surface.
Saudi Arabia Comes to the Rescue of the Egyptian Economy
World  (tags: Egypt and Saudi Arabia )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - geopoliticalmonitor.com
The Arab Spring uprising left Egypt with an assortment of leaders and an uncertain future. After the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, the Egyptian economy fell into a sustained decline.
WWII Madness of Million Dollar Point: The USA Dumped 1000s of Tons of Vehicles Into the Pacific
World  (tags: Million Dollar Point, Espirito Santo, South Western Pacific, Vanuatu Archipelago )

Derek
- 22 hours ago - thevintagenews.com
Just off the coast of Espírito Santo, an island in the Vanuatu archipelago of the South Western Pacific, there is a massive underwater dump. Called Million Dollar Point after the millions of dollars worth of material disposed there.
For First Time Ever, A Majority of People Identify as 'Global Citizens'
World  (tags: Global Citizens )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - commondreams.org
The trend is particularly strong in developing countries. Once we get rid of nations and races maybe then we can become one race and universal citizens?
Australia Aid Worker 'Kidnapped' in Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Jalalabad, Australian aid worker kidnapped, Katherine Jane Wkilson, Kerry )

Rosie
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
An Australian aid worker has been abducted in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan. 60 yr old Katherine Jane Wilson, also known as Kerry, is the director of the NGO Zardozi, which helps women start their own businesses. Armed men took her from her office.
PETITION - Don't Shut Border to Refugees
World  (tags: refugees, closed borders, border blockades, conflict, humanitarian crisis, stricter regulations, asylum seekers, Human Rights, migration, ethics )

Sabine
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Block law that will allow the government of Austria to turn away refugees. The National Council of the Austrian Parliament has passed a law that will allow the government of Austria to block the admission of refugees into the country.
Lost Ships and Aircraft Recorded in Sea Off Scotland
World  (tags: Shipwrecks, Maritime Artefacts, 18th. Century, Arcaeologists )

Derek
- 1 hour ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists working with communities along Scotland's west coast have documented more than 100 shipwrecks and maritime artefacts.The remains of lost World War Two flying boats and anchors from the 18th Century were also investigated and recorded.
   

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