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Jewish Voice for Peace VIDEO - Settlers Take Over a Palestinian Home in Hebron (LAND GRABBING)   video
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, West Bank, Occupied Territories, illegal settlers, extremists, land grabbing, Palestinian home, family, Abu Rajab family, Hebron, justice, Jewish Voice for Peace, IDF )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - facebook.com
Hebron at the home of the Abu Rajab family, being overtaken by settlers who surrounded the house & are physically attacking the family, who remain on the ground & 1st floor - in full view of the army & the Israeli police. The family is appealing to the
#SilencedByForce: Demand Freedom and Justice for Venezuelans Illegally Detained
World  (tags: venezuela, justice, authorities, illegal, arbitrary detention, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, humanrights, humans, violence, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Act now and sign the petition to demand that the Venezuelan authorities end the illegal practice of arbitrary detentions.
This Piece of Pro-Israel Legislation Is a Serious Threat to Free Speech
World  (tags: Middle East, BDS, boycotts, Israel, human rights, Palestine, protests, legislation, threats to free speech )

Freya
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
The right to boycott has a long history in the United States, from the American Revolution to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Montgomery bus boycott to the campaign for divestment from businesses serving apartheid South Africa.
Why Are the Danes So Happy? Because Their Economy Makes Sense
World  (tags: happiness, economy, Europe, health care, well-being )

Freya
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Danes report more satisfaction with their health care than anyone else in Europe, which makes sense, since happiness is related to a sense of security and others being there for you. A fine health care system makes that real.
Demand TPL End the Intimidation and Arrest of Indigenous Farmers
World  (tags: indigenous farmers, TPL, Toba Pulp Lestari, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, society, world )

Lone
- 5 hours ago - ran.org
Sign this petition to demand that Toba Pulp Lestari keep its promise to respect the rights of the Indigenous Batak people to farm their traditionally owned land and protest their rights.
Iran Plans to Decriminalize Drug Use Allowing the Nation to Help Its Addicts
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, iran, interesting, politics, society, ethics, freedoms, government, drug abuse, addicts )

Ricardo
- 2 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Iranian lawmakers have passed the motion to decriminalize drug use so they can help their addicts heal, instead of punishing them. While the Judicial and Legal Commission is still working on the exact legislation, the proposal will allow the......
Improving Energy Efficiency In Four African Countries   video
World  (tags: Africa, Botswana, South Africa, electricity, Solar Power, goodnews, humans, world )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Another video in the What If We Change series. This would is about improving energy efficiency.......important for people, serving people's needs locally, with global effect. Please note, comment, forward.
New Israel Labour Leader Excites Some, But What Can He Offer the Palestinians?
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, Palestine, occupation )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
A new leader may have excited Labour voters, but for Palestinians experiencing apartheid firsthand, it all seems wearingly familiar.
   

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