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Protect Asylum Seekers
World  (tags: refugees, asylum, human rights, civil rights, immigrants, immigration, petitions )

Freya
- 169 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Trump's cruel administration is slamming the door on asylum seekers and locking them up. This needs to stop now.
Iraq: Stop Letting Rapists Go Free
World  (tags: Middle East, Iraq, women, human rights, civil rights, sexual assault, petitions )

Freya
- 201 days ago - action.equalitynow.org
Marry-your-rapist exemption, polygamy, child marriage. There is a disturbing pattern in Iraq in the last few months and years, with Parliamentarians proposing and backing laws that encourage violence and discrimination against women and girls.
RELEASE CAMBODIAN ACTIVIST SAM SOKHA
World  (tags: human rights, civil rights, workers, Asia, petitions )

Freya
- 232 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Labour rights activist and former garment worker, Sam Sokha, fled persecution in Cambodia but was forcibly returned. Now she's in prison.
Tell Malaysia to Stop Trying to Change Trans People
World  (tags: LGBTQ, transsexuals, transsexuality, non-binary people, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 235 days ago - go.allout.org
We urge you to stop any and all "courses" aimed at changing trans people. Gender identities can't be changed and it's harmful to try to change them.
McCollum Introduces Legislation to Promote Human Rights for Palestinian Children
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, civil rights, Palestine, Israel, bills )

Freya
- 250 days ago - mccollum.house.gov
Congresswoman Betty McCollum introduced the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391 to prevent US tax dollars from supporting the Israeli militaryâEUR(TM)s detention and mistreatment of children.
Populists and Autocrats The Dual Threat to Global Democracy
World  (tags: freedom, civil rights, populist, autocrats, global instability, world, war, global peace, Freedom House )

Sheryl
- 575 days ago - freedomhouse.org
A total of 67 countries suffered net declines in political rights and civil liberties in 2016, compared with 36 that registered gains. This marked the 11th consecutive year in which declines outnumbered improvements.
Same-Sex Weddings Begin in Greenland Today! | The Perchy Bird
World  (tags: Greenland, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Marriage Equality, LGBT Rights, Bishops Office, Danish Parliament, acceptance, Civil Rights )

Barbara
- 929 days ago - theperchybird.wordpress.com
the Minister for the Church has officially authorized the new rituals for same-sex weddings in the church. The Government warmly welcomes this new opportunity and the national church rejoices that we are ready for the new era. WAY TO GO! CONGRATULATIONS!
Debate: Who Created Jihadi John?   video
World  (tags: Jihadi John, Will Self, Moazzam Begg, Andrew Gilligan, Nesrine Malik, British Muslims, anti-terrorism, Cage, Mohammed Emwazi, Islamophobia, ISIS, Human Rights, civil rights )

Evelyn
- 1247 days ago - youtu.be
A very interesting, heated debate between 5 people with very different ideas! None endorse Jihadi John & ISIS, but give different perspectives on issues around Islam & Islamophobia. See below for link to "short bites" & discussion of the debate
Violence and Resistance in Palestine
World  (tags: Israel, Human Rights Violations, Apartheid, Civil Rights, Oppression, Persecution, Illegal Settlements, Brutal Military Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing, Dispossession, Racist Zionism )

Bruce C
- 1427 days ago - counterpunch.org
I left wondering how anyone with a modicum of humanity and any sense of morality could reconcile living in that environment from the spoils of Palestinian dispossession and degradation and how any nation could support the Israeli political project.
Democracy Now: Noam Chomsky at United Nations: It Would Be Nice If the United States Lived Up to International Law
World  (tags: UN, Noam Chomsky, principles, tactics, US Law, International Law, BDS, BD tactics, principles, civil rights, human rights, activism )

Evelyn
- 1456 days ago - democracynow.org
"One important action that the United States could take is to live up to its own laws. Of course it would be nice if it lived up to international law, but maybe that's too much to ask,"
Yemen: End Child Marriages By Enacting and Enforcing a Minimum Age of Marriage Law
World  (tags: women, equality, girls, petitions, Yemen, civil rights, marriage )

Freya
- 1855 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
My message to other parents is that they should not think of marrying their daughters at a young age, girls should go to school. I don't want any girl to suffer as I did. Girls should be educated in order to be able to live happily and in dignity.
When We Kill Without Caring -- Bill Moyers
World  (tags: americans, civil rights, Human rights, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, violence, world )

Kit
- 2076 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The Times told of a Muslim cleric in Yemen named Salem Ahmed bin Ali Jaber, standing in a village mosque denouncing Al Qaeda. It was a brave thing to do - a respected tribal figure, arguing against terrorism. But two days later, when he and a police-->
Secrecy in the State Police ACTION US
World  (tags: government, police, transparency, NJ, Christie, civil rights, acluethics )

Nancy
- 2212 days ago - ssl.capwiz.com
The methods used by the State Police to avoid sharing information with the public go far beyond anyone's security interests. They leave the public in the dark about issues that directly affect them.
Australia's Painful Journey Towards Indigenous Rights
World  (tags: world, news, indigenous rights, Aborigines, Australia, civil rights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, society, politics, conflict, HumanRights )

AWAY AWHI
- 2446 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The fracas that engulfed the country's prime minister during Aboriginal protests on Australia Day speaks volumes about a society still coming to terms with its past
JORDAN: MIXED MARRIAGES, GEOPOLITICS AND A GENDER DOUBLE STANDARD
World  (tags: world, politics, Jordan society, society, law, civil rights, news, middle-east, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, interesting, government, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2629 days ago - worldcrunch.com
The husband and children of a Jordanian woman can never become a citizen, and enjoys no basic rights in the country. Many of those shut out are Palestinian, which makes the law even more difficult to undo.
 

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