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URGENT ACTION! Uzbekistan - Defend Human Rights Defenders Monitoring Abuses in the Cotton Harvest
World  (tags: Uktam, pre-trial detention, uzbekistan, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, government, politics, world )

- 15 hours ago -
The campaign focuses on Uktam Pardaev, member of a cotton harvest monitoring group. Uktam was arrested on November 16, 2015 and held for eight weeks in pre-trial detention. He was in a damp, cold cell with only a dirty mat to sleep on.
Israeli Forces Continue Systematic Crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, west bank, gaza, israel, israel state terrorism, Human Rights, international law violations )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the 7 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. About 30 olive trees were burnt at the eastern entrance to Kufor Qaddoum village, northeast of Qalqily
India's Transgender Sari Models Winning Hearts- BBC News
World  (tags: India, Kerala, saris, models, fashion, LGBT, Transsexuals, acceptance, designer, hand-woven material )

- 19 hours ago -
In an unusual move, a designer in the southern Indian state of Kerala has launched her new collection of saris, featuring two transgender models, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi. Sharmila Nair's collection is called Mazhavil - or, the rainbow -
UN Coordinator Calls on Israel to Stop Destruction of Humanitarian Aid, Respect International Law re Palestine
World  (tags: palestine, israel state terrorism, middle-east, United Nations, international law violations )

- 1 day ago -
JERUSALEM (WAFA) 18 May -- The UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Robert Piper, Wednesday condemned the demolition and confiscation of donor-funded humanitarian assistance by the
Danny Danon to Kick Off Anti-BDS Initiative at UN With 1500 College Students
World  (tags: BDS, Israel, UN, campuses, Danny Danon )

- 1 day ago -
The event, Ambassadors Against BDS will take place on May 31st when Israeli Mission to the UN will host 1500 students, organizations, & agencies from around the world aimed at a cadre of young ambassadors who will carry the message to their campuses.
Grace Baptist Pastor Devastated By Human Trafficking Arrest
World  (tags: usa, humanrights, children, human trafficking charges )

- 20 hours ago -
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Friday authorities arrested 32 people in a Knoxville human trafficking operation.
March Against Monsanto! Global Protests (Multiple Links Included!)
World  (tags: GMO, GMO Labeling, Monsato, Bayer, ethics, children, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, politics, terrorism, world, society, media, HumanRights, europe, violence, conflict )

- 11 hours ago -
People took to the streets in more than 400 cities on six continents Saturday for a global action against the agribusiness giant Monsanto
Lest We Forget: **Oyoun Qarra Massacre, Gaza 20 May 1990
World  (tags: palestine, israel, middle-east, humanrights, crime, occupation, israel war crimes, massacure )

- 1 day ago -
In the early hours of Sunday, May 20th,1990, a group of 100 Palestinian labourers from the Gaza Strip were waitingat the Oyoun Qarra (Rishon Lezion) bus stop to be transported to theirworking place. An Israeli occupation soldier, Ami Popper, from nearb
Ontario Private MemberâEUR(TM)s Bill Over Boycott of Israel Defeated By MPPs
World  (tags: Ontario, Israel, Palestine, BDS, Canada, BOYCOTT DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS), occupationgovernment, HumanRights, middle-east )

- 1 day ago -
Ontario MPPs have rejected a push to stop the province from doing business with companies backing the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
Hundreds of Academics Call to Boycott Genocide Conference in Israel
World  (tags: International Network of Genocide Schola, INoGS, Human Rights, settler colonialism, occupation, Israel, Palestine )

- 10 hours ago -
In a letter to the INoGS on May 3, 270 academics pointed to the hypocrisy of having the conference in Israel at a time when Israel's actions are "increasingly being viewed through lenses of ethnic cleansing and genocide linked to settler colonialism."
Lack of Support Endangers Rangers and Global Wildlife
World  (tags: global poaching crisis, wildlife rangers, government, world, WWF, crime, humans, society )

- 15 hours ago -
Battling a global poaching crisis, wildlife rangers believe they lack the necessary equipment, training and support from their governments to protect themselves and the worldâEUR(TM)s threatened wildlife from poachers, according to a new WWF study released
Big Oil Vs. Big Whale: Will Pipeline Trump Iconic Orca?
World  (tags: Big Oil versus the Whale )

- 12 hours ago -
'Species at risk' designation could mean unique court challenge for NEB and Trans Mountain project
McDonald's Responds After Being Dragged Into New Zealand Fish Sustainability Row
World  (tags: Mickey Dees )

- 12 hours ago -
A leaked memo about sustainability of the New Zealand fishing industry is now gaining international attention with global food giant McDonald's also being brought into the row.
Israeli Army Attacks Gaza Farmers and Fishers
World  (tags: middle-east, Gaza, Israeli, humanrights, terrorism )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli soldiers opened fire, on *Thursday morning*, targeting several Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships also opened fire on fishers in Palestinian territorial waters, near Gaza city
Israeli Forces Open Fire at Farmers, Fisherman in Gaza
World  (tags: Palistine, Gaza Blockade, israel, terrorism, OCCUPATION, middle-east, crime )

- 1 day ago -
21 May Israeli forces *Saturday morning* opened fire on Palestinian farmers, shepherds and fishermen in two areas in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said. Israeli forces deployed east of the town of al-Qarara in the southern district of Khan Yunis
Leftover Israeli Ordnance Explodes, Injures Farmer in Gaza
World  (tags: Palistine, middle-east, Gaza, Israeli War crimes, Israel. Occupation, ordance, arms )

- 1 day ago -
A Palestinian farmer Thursday was injured as a leftover Israeli ordnance exploded to the east of Deir al-Balah city in the central Gaza Strip. The farmer was rushed into Shuhada Al-Aqsa Hospital, where medics described his injuries as moderate.
Even Many Israelis Fear What Avigdor Lieberman's Appointment Represents
World  (tags: Avigdor Lieberman, hawk, Defence Minister, Israel, anti-Arab, racism, threat, Palestinians, Human Rights, violence, politics )

- 10 hours ago -
Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman's apparent appointment as defense minister, replacing Moshe Ya'alon, 40% of those polled supported the move, 46% were against it, and 14% said they had no opinion on the matter.
Brazil Leak: Corrupt Leaders Seek Protection With Coup
World  (tags: news-media bias, news-media-world, COUP, Michel Temer, impeachment, democracy, Petrobras, Romero Juca, all-white male cabinet, Operation Car Wash, corruption, leak, Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff )

- 10 minutes ago -
The taped conversation is the strongest proof to date that Dilma Rousseff's rivals' bid to remove her from office is more about protecting corruption
The Financial Invasion of Greece
World  (tags: IMF Greece's submission )

- 1 day ago -
Economist Michael Hudson says IMF's concern about Greek debt is bogus, this is full scale financial war, forcing Greece give up ports, pensions, properties and much more.
Dozens Injured in BilâEUR~in's Weekly Nonviolent Protest
World  (tags: Palestine, West Bank, israel occupation forces, Israel, non-violent protest, HumanRights, freedoms, middle-east )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, theweekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in BilâEUR~in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causingdozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The Popular Committ
2 Simple Ways To Create A Kinder World
World  (tags: society, world, interesting )

- 22 hours ago -
How practicing kindness and compassion can bring real meaning and true happiness to yourself and others
124 Million Children and Youth Out of School
World  (tags: World at School )

- 12 hours ago -
Hundreds of millions more not learning. Over 10 million people are fighting to change that. Together, we can build A World at School.
Exposed: British Cluster Bombs Used in Deadly Attacks on Civilians - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: UK, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Saudi-led coalition, cluster bombs, illegal weapons, attacks on civilians, arms sales, chldren killed and maimed, Amnesty International petition )

- 1 hour ago -
Tell the PM to investigate immediately. The UK government should stop selling arms to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition carrying out illegal and indiscriminate airstrikes in Yemen.
World  (tags: Acapulco )

- 1 day ago -
Death can strike anywhere in Acapulco these days: A sarong vendor was slain on the beach in January by a gunman who escaped on a Jet Ski.
For Allah, China and Marx: Theological Mix for Young Imams
World  (tags: "Love the nation, love religion" )

- 11 hours ago -
Every morning on his way to class at one of China's largest Islamic institutes, Wang Yue is reminded that the state comes before Allah.

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