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Lawrence County, Alabama: Judge Gives Custody Of Nosey The Elephant To County
World  (tags: Larence County, Alabama, Nosey The Elephant, Rescued, Sent to Sanctuary, GoodNews, interesting, news, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 5 hours ago - whnt.com
An African elephant at the center of animal cruelty charges will now remain in a Tennessee sanctuary, following the ruling of Lawrence County District Judge Angela Terry. This is a truly good news rescue.
Sign the Global Declaration for Uncontacted Tribes - Survival International
World  (tags: 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', genocide, environmental damage, disease outbreaks )

Nita
- 8 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Uncontacted tribes are the most vulnerable peoples on the planet. They have made a choice to remain isolated. This is their right and it must be respected. Outsiders are encroaching on their lands & forcing contact. Whole populations are being wiped out.
Petition-Justice for Moussa and Abdellahi - FreedomUnited.Org
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', activists, anti-slavery, torture )

Nita
- 9 hours ago - freedomunited.org
For over a year, Mauritanian anti-slavery activists Moussa Bilal Biram and Abdellahi Matalla Saleck have been held in a Saharan desert prison in Bir Moghrein. The prison, more commonly used to house death row inmates, is in an unsafe remote region of the
Brazil âEUR" Stop Dangerous Laws! - Survival International
World  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 11 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
The future of Brazilian tribes hangs in the balance, as politicians debate plans to weaken indigenous land protection.
Tell the UN to Recognize That Progress Can Kill - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 11 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Forcing "development" or "progress" on tribal people does not make them happier or healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The most important factor by far for tribal peoples' well-being is whether their land rights are respected.
Petition-For Botswana's 50th Birthday, Respect the Bushmen's Rights - Survival International
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 11 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Over ten years ago, Botswana's High Court ruled that the Central Kalahari Bushmen had been illegally evicted from their ancestral homelands. But today the majority of Bushmen are still forced to apply for one-month permits to stay on their lands.
Guarani Leaders Are Being Killed. Help Us Stop This! - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, genocide )

Nita
- 11 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
Gunmen are carrying out horrific, systematic, attacks against the Guarani. Guarani leaders are being murdered and houses burned down. Shots are being fired daily. The situation has become Brazil's worst humanitarian crisis.
Stop Brutal "Shoot on Sight" of India's Tribesmen
World  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, conflict, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Nita
- 11 hours ago - survivalinternational.org
It's time for a global outcry against extrajudicial killing and torture in the name of conservation. It wouldn't be tolerated in any other field and it should be loudly condemned by all those who care about human rights and the environment.
Russia: At A Temperature Of Minus 67 Celsius, Eyelashes Freeze
World  (tags: Russia, Yakutia Region, Minus 67 Celsius, Eyelashes Freeze, Severte asia, death, humans, interesting, news, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - ctvnews.ca
MOSCOW -- Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. This is a harsh Winter.
Petition-Stand With Susiya and Khan Al Ahmar - Action Network
World  (tags: human rights, conflict, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, middle-east )

Nita
- 3 days ago - actionnetwork.org
So far, President Trump and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel have avoided public expressions of concern to keep Palestinian villages standing, and the Israeli Gov't is pushing hard for demolitions.
MoveOn Petitions - Don't Let Trump Turn His Back on Palestine Refugees in Need
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms )

Nita
- 3 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The US government just made the decision to freeze millions of dollars to support support refugees and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees
What Should You Do in Case of Nuclear Attack? 'Don't Run. Get Inside'
World  (tags: war, nuclear weapons, preparation, videos )

Freya
- 5 days ago - msn.com
Some leading emergency response planners view the persistent menace of North Korea as a new opportunity: reason to alert the American public that a limited nuclear attack can be survivable, with a few precautions.
No Nuclear War!
World  (tags: war, nuclear holocaust, peace, petitions )

Freya
- 6 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Progressive Democrats of America is working to decrease the chance of a nuclear war. Please tell your Representative and your Senators to cosponsor the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017.
Andra Day - Rise Up [Official Music Video] [Inspiration Version]   video
World  (tags: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrations, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, politics, awesome video! )

Barb
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
This song is dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. who did, actually 'Rise Up' in support of citizens of color; that they may inquire the same rights as everyone else.
 

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