START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

World

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
- 12 hours ago - change.org
Alan Turing was pardoned in 2013, but the other estimated 49,000 men deserve the same.
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.
EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR SUFFERING A MISCARRIAGE
World  (tags: women, reproductive rights, miscarriage, Argentina, Latin America, South America, injustice, prison, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day 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.
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
- 1 day 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.
Australian Government Don't Abandon Drought Stricken Communities
World  (tags: Australia, farmers, drought, government, subsidies, mental, health, petition )

Roger
- 18 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
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
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
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Great story of coming together for a common purpose
Israeli Ex-Officers Issue Peace Plan, Condemn Government Inaction
World  (tags: Israeli, Ex-Officers, military, intelligence, peace, plan, condemn, government, Netanyahu )

Sam
- 9 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
A group of more than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers criticized the government for a lack of action in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and issued a detailed plan they say can end the impasse.
Uri Avnery: I Was There
World  (tags: israel, ethics, extremism, Ya'ir Golan, Moshe Ya'alon, Gadi Eisenkot, Avigdor Lieberman, Weimar Republic, rise of Nazism )

Evelyn
- 6 hours ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
ISRAELIS HAVE a self-protective habit: when confronted with inconvenient truths, they evade its essence & deal with a secondary, unimportant aspect. Golan compared developments in Israel to the events that led to the disintegration of the Weimar Republic
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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
Mass Rape Shocks Brazil
World  (tags: violence, world, crime, HumanRights )

Olga
- 17 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.
Israeli Nightmare? UN Finds Iran Is Honoring the Nuclear Deal
World  (tags: news-media bias, news, media, U.N., Iran, Nuclear Deal, United States, Russia world )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - telesurtv.net
Iran has stayed within the limits of a nuclear deal it reached with world powers
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
- 12 hours 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.
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
- 1 day 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.
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
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
All over the world children pay the price for adult transgressions. And adults brought them into this hell hole
G7 Wants to Kill Fossil Fuel Subsidies By 2025, But We Could Do It 'Twice as Fast'
World  (tags: G7 )

Michael
- 18 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
- 17 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.
Hiroshima Memory Must Never Fade, Obama Says on Historic Visit
World  (tags: Obama, Hiroshima )

Dave
- 15 hours ago - bbc.com
Barack Obama has become the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima since the World War Two nuclear attack.
A Practical Proposal to Save Israel From Netanyahu
World  (tags: israel, politics, fascism, extremism, extreme right-wing, Knesset, youth, Merav Michaeli, Stav Shaffir, Omer Bar-Lev, Itzik Shmuli, Miki Rosenthal, Yair Assulin, Orli Levi-Abekasis, all-Israeli, Uri Avnery, proposition )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - haaretz.com
If the young Knesset members of the Zionist Union will arise and form a new party, there could yet be hope. A simple and practical proposal, which can be implemented immediately, if only all those involved can understand they have enormous responsibility
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
Now French Voters Call for FREXIT After Germany Face Demands for EU Referendum
World  (tags: )

Stephen
- 1 day 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.
Senegal's Southern Forests May Disappear By 2018: Ecologist
World  (tags: Senegal )

Michael
- 17 hours ago - terradaily.com
Senegal's heavily forested southern region of Casamance will have no tree cover left by 2018 if illegal logging driven by Chinese demand is not addressed, a Senegalese ecologist warned Thursday.
Brazil 'Mass Rape' Video: President Calls Crisis Talks
World  (tags: Brazil, mass rape, President Michel Temer, crisis talks )

RosieUrge
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Brazil's interim President Michel Temer calls emergency meeting after gang rape of teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro triggers wide condemnation. He vows to form federal police force to deal with violence against women. Police hunt for more than 30 suspects.
Hazardous Child Labor on Indonesian Tobacco Farms   video
World  (tags: Child Labor )

Michael
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Thousands of children in Indonesia, some just 8 years old, are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in World

1. Carole K.   18 notes,
  100% popular

2. Ljiljana Milic   5 notes,
  80% popular

3. Lone F.   5 notes,
  80% popular

4. Gino Costa   5 notes,
  80% popular

5. Victoria P.   5 notes,
  80% popular

6. Anne M No Fwd Pls   7 notes,
  71% popular

7. ANA MARIJA RUMBAK   8 notes,
  62% popular

8. Michael O.   5 notes,
  60% popular

9. Mia G.   11 notes,
  55% popular

10. Cal Mendelsohn   11 notes,
  55% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae C. 874
Natasha salgado 621
Janice Banks 419
Ed Site Issues V. 308
Darren Woolsey 260

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!