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Ni Yulan: Jailed for Standing Up for Human Rights in China : Take Action @ Amnesty International
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, china, eviction, activist, prisoner of conscience, Amnesty International, Take Action, detained, health )

- 2051 days ago -
Ni Yulan has defended people who have been forcibly evicted from their homes by housing developers across China since 2001. She's being detained and needs your help!
World  (tags: humanrights, , Algeria, freedoms, activist, freed, delayed sentence, corruption, world, labor )

- 2383 days ago -
Yacine Zaïd was sentenced by the court in Ouargla on Monday, 8 October, to a six-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of 10,000 dinars (about 100 euros). Accused of "insulting a police officer," he had been remanded in custody for one week.
China: Who Killed Li Wangyang? ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Li Wangyang, China, activist, freedoms, death, world )

- 2505 days ago -
Two days after the 23rd anniversary of the June 4th Tienanmen Square massacre, Li Wangyang, a labour activist since the 1980s, was found dead in a hospital in which he was being detained.
Julian Assange Interviews President of the Republic of Tunisia, Moncef Marzourki
World  (tags: President Moncef Marzourki, Republic of Tunisia, Julian Assange, World of Tomorrow, Julian Assange Show, human rights, activist, torture, imprisonment )

- 2517 days ago -
Moncef Marzouki, human rights activist, must now lead the state that imprisoned him. Can he transform the state? Or will the realities of power transform Marzouki? Excellent interview!
Protect Chen Guangcheng ACTION
World  (tags: Chen Guangcheng, freedoms, humanrights, China, activist )

- 2545 days ago -
"I don't know what's happened to my mother. There are guards inside the yard, in all the rooms, even on the roof. They've set up lots of cameras in my home and are preparing electric fences. They told my family they'd take wooden sticks and beat my family
Belarus Web Activist Oleg Bebenin Found Hanged
World  (tags: belarus, opposition, activist, killed )

- 3151 days ago -
Officials in Belarus say a prominent opposition figure found hanged at his weekend home outside the capital, Minsk, on Friday committed suicide.Forensic examiners established that, apart from the noose mark on Oleg Bebenin's neck,
Deported Activist Blasts NZ Whaling Stance
World  (tags: New Zealand, Japanese whaling, Sea Shepherd, activist )

- 3208 days ago -
Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune has launched a tirade of criticism against the New Zealand government over its stance on whaling and its handling of his court case in Japan. The 45-year-old was deported from Japan last week after being given a suspend
New Aid Ship Heads to Gaza, Israel Vows to Stop It
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, gaza, aid ship, clash, activist )

- 3246 days ago -
An aid ship trying to break the blockade of gaza could reach Israel's 20-mile exclusion zone by Friday afternoon, an activist said, but Israel's prime minister has vowed the ship will not reach the land. The dueling comments suggest a potential new clash
Iraqi Shoe Thrower May Become Activist
World  (tags: Iraqi, journalist, President Bush, shoe, prison, activist, humanitarian organization )

- 3512 days ago -
(BAGHDAD) -- The Iraqi television reporter who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush in one of the more bizarre episodes of the Iraq war might use his new iconic status in Iraq to promote humanitarian causes, his family said.
Demand An End to the Repression of Human Rights Activists in Iran
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', iran, middle-east, world, Women Rights, equal gender oportunity, prison, activist, petition )

- 3912 days ago -
Please call on the Iranian government to overturn the conviction of Yaghoub-Ali for his nonviolent activities in support of women's rights, and to take immediate steps to halt the repression against other human rights defenders. PETITION - PLEASE SIGN!
Chinese Activist Who Called for Human Rights Ahead of Olympics Gets 5 Years in Prison
World  (tags: china, China oppression, HumanRights, property rights, land rights, activist, freedom of speech )

- 4046 days ago -
BEIJING -- A Chinese activist who had petitioned for land rights was sentenced Monday to five years in prison and then shocked with electric batons when police scuffled with his family, his lawyer said.
Charity Watch
World  (tags:, rate, grade, evidence, protection, donate, watchdog, watch, honesty, dishonest, trees, usa, world, study, GoodNews, environment, eco-friendly, science, safety, interesting, business, risks, shopping, consumers, business, americans, warning, activist )

- 4152 days ago -
The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nationally prominent charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions. information about our organization, the charities we rate, and our method of grading charities

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