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Ban Child Labor in Dangerous Tobacco Fields
World  (tags: Ban Child Labor, Hazardous Tobacco Farms, Childrens Rights Violation )

Peter
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Hanif Dhakiri, Minister of Manpower in Indonesia! Goal: Ban child labor in hazardous tobacco farms to protect childrenâEUR(TM)s health.
A Call to Legalise Homosexuality in India ! (Amending Section 377) | Sujatha Rao | TEDxWalledCity   video
World  (tags: India, call to amend sec 377, sec 377, LGBT rights, gay rights )

Sai Krish
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
LGBTQ communities are illegal in India owing to a British era law, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Why are we afraid of the other, why can't we all live together in peace? Sujatha Rao shares a moving story of her work with sex workers
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
- 4 hours 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.
Indonesia Approves Castration for Sex Offenders Who Prey On Children
World  (tags: Indonesia, castration, sex offenders )

Sai Krish
- 3 hours 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
Displacement, Death and Worker Exploitation: Corporate Crimes in ColombiaâEUR(TM)s Palm Oil Industry
World  (tags: Palm Oil Industry - Colombia )

Michael
- 1 day ago - laborrights.org
In this already hostile environment, corporate links to paramilitary organizations also keep workers too afraid to organize.
Vietnam Blocks Facebook and Cracks Down on Human Rights Activists During Obama Visit
World  (tags: world, usa, Vietnam, U.S. President, Barack Obama, human, rights, activits, humanrights, freedoms, corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', facebook, Mark Zuckerberg )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - accessnow.org
Vietnam has blocked Facebook during U.S. President Obama's visit to the country and cracked down on human rights activists.
Syria Conflict: Vital Aid 'Not Reaching Most Syrians' - UN
World  (tags: Syria conflict, UN, Humanitarian Aid )

Farah
- 12 hours 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.
'Aquatic Cocaine': Fish Bladders Are Latest Mexican Smuggling Commodity
World  (tags: Aquatic Cocaine )

Michael
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Few items are as desired as the Totoaba bladder, what one shopkeeper called the "Mercedes-Benz" of dried fish, referring to its cost. The high price comes from the Tototaba's scarcity.
UCSF Presentation Reveals Glyphosate Contamination in People Across America
World  (tags: Glyphosate )

Michael
- 1 day ago - detoxproject.org
Glyphosate, the most used herbicide in the World, has been found in the urine of 93% of the American public during a unique testing project that started in 2015.
Troubled Waters: Conflict in the South China Sea Explained - See More at: Http://Theterramarproject.Org/ Thedailycatch/Troubled-
World  (tags: South China Sea )

Michael
- 1 day ago - theterramarproject.org
A United Nations arbitration court will soon rule over the sovereignty of islands in the South China Sea, a territorial dispute between China and the Philippines with global implications.
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
- 8 hours 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...
A Memorial Day Reflection From Americas Late Peace Priest
World  (tags: Memorial Day, Catholic, Peace Priest, America, Father Daniel Berrigan )

Dandelion
- 7 hours ago - catholicnewsagency.com
The best way to remember those who have been killed in battle is to work for the day when others will no longer be sent to take their place.
Indonesia Refuses Palm Oil Permits in Anti-Haze Push
World  (tags: Indonesia )

Michael
- 5 hours 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.
The TPP Has Always Been About Corporate Dominance, Not Trade or Economic Growth
World  (tags: Politics, Government, Corporatocracy, Plutocracy, Oligarchy )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - commondreams.org
A report released by the U.S. International Trade Commission last week found, as Deirdre Fulton notes, that the controversial trade deal the Trans-Pacific Partnership (also known by some as NAFTA on steroids) will produce negligible economic benefi
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
- 10 hours 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
The Looting Stage of Capitalism: GermanyâEUR(TM)s Assault on the IMF
World  (tags: corporate, business, economy, money, investments, ethics, debt, dishonesty, finance, society, HumanRights, europe, usa, terrorism, violence, media, war )

Wilde
- 8 hours ago - counterpunch.org
The banks don't want Greece to be able to service its debt, because the banks intend to use Greece's inability to service the debt in order to loot Greece of its assets and resources and in order to roll back the social safety net put in place during the
Turkey: Support the Union Members Fighting to Save the Forests of Cerattepe
World  (tags: Turkey )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
People of the Cerattepe region in Turkey are fighting to stop their land from being destroyed by a mining company that wants to cut down the forests and pollute the water to mine gold, silver and copper.
Terror Torture and US Wars of Vengeance Diminish Our Humanity
World  (tags: torture, Republican candidates, war on terror, war crimes, torture )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - truth-out.org
No one has been held accountable for the crimes committed in the so called war on terror. One result is what we have seen is Republican candidates for president are competing to see who can promise to commit the most crimes.
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
- 2 hours 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
An Improbable Future for NicaraguaâEUR(TM)s Inter-Oceanic Canal
World  (tags: Nicaragua's Proposed Canal )

Michael
- 5 hours 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.
Hazardous Child Labor on Indonesian Tobacco Farms   video
World  (tags: Child Labor )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - youtube.com
Thousands of children in Indonesia, some just 8 years old, are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms.
Tapes Reveal Coup Plot Against Rousseff, Weakening Temer Government
World  (tags: Brazilian Coup )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - therealnews.com
Media Professor Joao Feres Jr. says that the Temer government, judiciary and the opposition media are all collaborating against the PT as evidence of the conspiracy is revealed
Extreme Takeover: Why Many Are Calling Israel's New Government the "Most Racist" in History
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, extremism )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
Major establishment figures are warning of parallels to Nazi Germany as Netanyahu assembles far-right coalition.
Justice for Murdered and Medically Neglected Transgender Activist
World  (tags: Human Rights, UN Human Rights Charter of 1948, We Are All One! )

Peter
- 3 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Target: Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan! Goal: Punish murderers who shot and killed a young transgender activist. A 23 year old transgender activist in northern Pakistan has died after being shot six times and....
   

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