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WHERE IS THE PANCHEN LAMA?
World  (tags: religion, Buddhism, Asia, Tibet, China, petitions )

Freya
- 58 days ago - secure.freetibet.org
In 1995, a young Tibetan boy called Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was recognised as the 11th Panchen Lama, the second most important position in Tibetan Buddhism.
New State Dept. Report Shows US Is Serious About Ending Isolation of Tibet for Americans
World  (tags: Asia, China, Tibet, human rights, diplomacy, international relations )

Freya
- 82 days ago - savetibet.org
The report documents outrageous attempts by Chinese authorities to keep Americans out of Tibet in 2018, including repeatedly denying requests to visit from the US ambassador and other US officials.
Stop Fake Plastic Recycling Now!
World  (tags: pollution, waste, Asia, litter, trash, garbage, recycling, plastic, petitions )

Freya
- 96 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
In the past two decades, businesses in the EU, US, Japan, Mexico and Canada have been exporting millions of tons of plastic waste overseas. That's how European and North American plastic ends up choking the rivers and coasts of countries like Malaysia...
Trump Just Gave Otto Warmbier's Parents a Hypocritical Slap in the Face After Their Morning Criticisms
World  (tags: foreign affairs, international relations, Korea, Asia, tRump regime )

Freya
- 137 days ago - washingtonpress.com
President [sic] Trump has been bristling over the past few days over the barrage of criticism that he's faced for his pandering of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during this week's unproductive summit in Vietnam.
Arrested for Protesting Ethnic Cleansing
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, genocide, Asia, Myanmar, Rohingya, persecution, petitions )

Freya
- 236 days ago - action.amnesty.org.au
The Rohingya have faced systematic murder, violence and rape at the hands of the Myanmar military, with millions forced to flee their homes for refugee camps in neighbouring countries.
Tell Your Government to Stand Up for Tibet at the UN
World  (tags: Asia, human rights, oppression, United Nations, petitions )

Freya
- 275 days ago - secure.freetibet.org
In November, China will undergo its Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations Human Rights Council. During the process, the Chinese delegation is to present what they have done to improve human rights in China.
Antarctica: Japan Killed 122 Pregnant Minke Whales During Annual Whale Hunt
World  (tags: Antarctica, Annual Whale Hunt, 122 Pregnant Minke Whales Killed, Japan, asia, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 414 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
An animal rights group were outraged at JapanâEUR(TM)s controversial whaling program after it emerged that more than 120 pregnant whales were slaughtered last year. Of 333 Minke Whales Taken - 181 were female and 122 of those were pregnant.
Ishikawa Zoo - Japan: Depressed Elephant Spent 29 Years Alone In Concrete Cell
World  (tags: Japan, Ishikawa Zoo, Depressed elephant, 29 years in concrete cell, asia, crime, humans, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 465 days ago - thedodo.com
Every wall she can reach is scratched up from her trying to get out. Twenty-nine years ago, Sunny the Asian elephant first arrived at the Ishikawa Zoo in Japan âEUR" and sheâEUR(TM)s been completely alone ever since.
Jakarta Is the World's Fastest-Sinking City and It May Have Only a Decade Left
World  (tags: climate change, global warming, rising seas, Asia, cities )

Freya
- 467 days ago - weather.com
The city, home to about 10 million people, is reportedly sinking at a rate of 25 cm each year. About 40 percent of the metropolis now lies beneath sea level.
Japan, Shimonoseki: Whalers Return With 333 Dead Whales
World  (tags: Japan, Shimonoseki, Whalers, Kill 333 Whales, Southern Ocean, asia, conflict, crime, death, humans, interesting, media, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 473 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
FORBIDDEN FEEDS: GOVERNMENT CONTROLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN CHINA
World  (tags: Asia, oppression, tyranny, Internet, communication )

Freya
- 489 days ago - pen.org
This book lays bare the destructive impact of the Chinese government's vision of "cyber sovereignty" on netizens who dare to dissent.
Stop Forced Organ Harvesting in China
World  (tags: organlegging, transplants, discrimination, atrocities, Asia, murder, petitions )

Freya
- 489 days ago - stoporganharvesting.org
There is extensive evidence suggesting that hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners have been killed for their organs. And the crime is still going on. Help save innocent lives and end this crime against humanity.
 

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