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Murder in the Rainforest
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous rights, Amazon, culture, family, ecosystems, environment, COIAB, habitat destruction, murder, Lima )

- 1588 days ago -
"We must be more than just witnesses here, we must demand to be used for what we know," he said. "The people in those conference rooms don't know as much as they think they do. If they did, they wouldn't be in this situation."
Tell Washington Post: Readers Deserve Full Disclosure in Coverage of CIA - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: media, WaPo, Amazon, Bezos, CIA, disclosure, media spin, cover up, press )

- 1953 days ago -
The Washington Post should be honest with readers about a big CONFLICT of interest: The newspaper's new owner Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon -- which recently landed a $600 million contract with the CIA.
Ask Oil Giant to Withdraw From Uncontacted Tribes' Territory ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, uncontacted tribes, Amazon, conflict, humanrights, ecosystems, Peru, , environment, habitat, oil giant )

- 2080 days ago -
Oil company Pacific Rubiales is drilling for oil inside a proposed reserve for uncontacted tribes in Peru. The company's work puts the lives of uncontacted Indians in grave danger, but it has refused to pull out, despite a recent government report...
Luciano's Secret Poem on World Water Day
Society & Culture  (tags: poetry, humanrights, Belo Monte Dam, indigenous people, Brazil, Xingu River, Amazon )

- 2223 days ago -
He pulled his notebook, weathered and yellow from rainforest dampness, closer to the light of the flame and began to read with a confidence well beyond his years.
New, Untouched Tribe Discovered in Amazon
Society & Culture  (tags: Untouched Tribe, Amazon, people )

- 2857 days ago -
Deep in the Amazon forest thousands of people still live in relative isolation from the rest of the world.In a recent press release, the Brazilian government confirmed the existence of another uncontacted tribe of about 200 people living in the Vale do...
Amazon.Com Sells Instruction Manual for Pedophiles
Society & Culture  (tags: amazon, child abuse, trafficking, cruelty, instruction manual pedophiles )

- 3086 days ago - is currently selling a Kindle book entitled The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure. According to the product description, the book actually gives directions to adults on how to rape children; it's a child sex trafficker's dream come true.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Amazon.Com to Stop Selling Pedophile Instruction Manual ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: crimes, against children, trafficking book, pedophiles, amazon )

- 3086 days ago -
Ask to stop selling a guide book on pedophilia is currently selling a Kindle book entitled, The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure. According to the product description, the book actually gives directions to adults on how to rape children.
Amazon Mega-Dams Endanger Uncontacted Indians
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, culture, sadness, native rights, habitat destruction, cultural genocide, amazon, environment, world, society, rights, humans, ethics, government )

- 3256 days ago -
Two mega-dams being constructed in the Brazilian Amazon threaten to devastate several groups of uncontacted Indians. The Santo Antônio and Jirau dams are being built on the Madeira River, next to the territory of isolated Indians who
Violence in the Amazon - 1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Indigenous Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: Amazon, Equadorian, Indigenous Peoples, protest, state violence, , United Nations Declaration on the Rights )

- 3487 days ago -
Ecuadorian police have attacked peaceful Shuar Indigenous protesters near the town of Macas in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon, leaving at least one Shuar teacher dead. Please join Cultural Survival in condemning this state violence Continued>
Huge Demand for Ledger's Films
Society & Culture  (tags: heath ledger, movies, popular, amazon, death )

- 4104 days ago -
HEATH Ledger's death has spiked sales and interest in the late actor's films.
TAKE ACTION NOW: Vote for Non-Sexist Car Insurance!
Society & Culture  (tags: US, NOW, Non-Sexist, car insurance, take action, Amazon, Insurance project )

- 4159 days ago -
We're happy to report that MileMeter, a per-mile auto insurance company which NOW's Insurance Project has been mentoring/charging for insurance in this way is non-sexist, helps the environment, and helps enable lower-income people to retain their cars.

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