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Hong Kong: End Punishment of Peaceful Protesters
World  (tags: democracy, freedom, protesters, activism, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - action.amnesty.org.au
The Umbrella Movement made global headlines when they filled Hong Kong's streets to peacefully protest the erosion of their democracy.
Australia: Anti-Adoni Protesters Target Construction Firm
World  (tags: Australia, Anti Adoni, Protesters, Queensland, Coal Mine, Construction, Extraction, Air Port, conflict, HumanRights, interesting, news, world )

Fiona
- 344 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Anti-Adani activists say they have launched an escalating disruption campaign against Queensland construction company Wagners, which is being targeted over a $30m contract to build an airstrip for the Carmichael coalmine.
Petition - Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader
World  (tags: colombia, community leader, assassination attempt, massacre, Justice for victims, social rights, campaigns, Police Violence, protesters, conflict )


- 578 days ago - forcechange.com
Ensure those responsible for the death of Jose Jair Cortes are found and prosecuted. Afro-Colombian community organizer Jose Jair Cortes was recently found dead in the southern region of Narino. According to local media reports, Cortes is suspected...
Saudi Arabia U.S. Ally Set to Behead Third Teenager for Attending a Protest
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Abdullah al-Zaher, Obama Administration, Shia, Middle East, Sunni Islamic extremism, weapons, beheading teenager, protesters, fountainhead )

Sheryl
- 1248 days ago - salon.com
The Saudi regime has been described as the fountainhead of Sunni Islamic extremism. The Obama administration has done more than $100 billion in arms deals with the Saudi regime in the past five years. Saudi regime used the weapons to arm extremist groups
Protesters Threaten British Store Selling Israeli Products
World  (tags: Britian, Israeli goods, protesters, threatening )

David
- 1752 days ago - timesofisrael.com
A cosmetics store in Manchester, England, that sells Israeli cosmetics has been victimized by callers threatening to kill the staff and burn down the store
Angry Father Confronts Abortion Protesters
World  (tags: abortion, rights, slander, war, treatment, women, protesters, ethics, interesting, risks, safety )

Mari
- 2067 days ago - upworthy.com
Two Abortion Protesters Decided To Yell At This Guy's Wife. They Probably Shouldn't Have Done That.
1,500 Protesters Detained in Ankara Police Roughhouse : Main Opposition Deputy
World  (tags: Turkey, Ankara, riots, protesters, opposition party, detainment, humanrights, freedoms, violence )

Angelika
- 2177 days ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
At least 1,500 people protesting in Ankara out of solidarity with Taksim have been detained, handcuffed and denied access to lawyers, according to main opposition deputy Aylin Nazlıaka.
Panama: Police Brutality Signals Impending Storm Over Barro Blanco Hydroelectric Project
World  (tags: Panama, police attacks escalate, protesters, Movimiento 10 de Abril, (M10), Genisa, Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam, flooding ancestral lands )

Judy
- 2251 days ago - intercontinentalcry.org
Today, a Honduran-owned company, Generadora del Istmo (Genisa), is months away from completing the 28.85 megawatt dam that will destroy several indigenous communities and take food from the mouths of Panama's most marginalized peoples. M10 is resisting...
Egyptian Protestors Vow to Resist U.S. Made Toxic Gas
World  (tags: BRAVE HEARTS, PROTESTERS, EGYPT, POISON GAS, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Barbara
- 2732 days ago - therealnews.com
Jihan Hafiz reports that in Cairo government forces unleash a powerful new form of tear gas against protestors. America "We" are complicit in TERRORISM!
Libya's Muammar Gaddafi in Crisis
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, freedoms, Gaddafi, government, Libya, middle-east, politics, protesters, news, society, violence )

Kit
- 3011 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Assassins, coup attempts, Western sanctions, even a stroke--Muammar Gaddafi has survived them all for four decades. But the growing protests in Libya and his regime's brutal response may put an end to his luck.
Protesters Attacked in Cairo - Demand That Obama Stop the Violence
World  (tags: human rights, Egypt, Egypt unrest, Cairo, Tahrir Square, Protesters, government violence, liberties, civil liberties, conflict, ethics )

Jelica
- 3030 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
On Wednesday, a pro-government mob, whom some, including journalists, say were actually police or otherwise paid by the government, attacked peaceful anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, while the U.S.-backed Egyptian military did nothing
Thai Protesters Pour Blood in Bangkok
World  (tags: Bangkok Thailand, protesters, blood, demand, new election, HUMAN RIGHTS, VIOLATIONS, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Kurt M )

Rosemary
- 3352 days ago - news.ca.msn.com
Thai protesters poured donated blood outside the front gate of the government headquarters in Bangkok on Tuesday in a symbolic move to press their demand for a new election. Thousands of protesters volunteered to have small amounts of blood drawn
Sign Petition: Tell Peru to Protect Indigenous Rights & Save The Amazon
World  (tags: world, violence, amazon, rainforests, indigenous, peoples, protesters, ecology, environment, ecosystems, globalwarming, conservation, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, government, corruption, oil, gas, money, business, corporate, greed )

Tom
- 3632 days ago - change.org
Indigenous peoples have peacefully protested for two months demanding their lawful say in decrees that will contribute to the devastation of the Amazon's ecology and peoples, and be disastrous for the global climate. Pres. Garcia responded with violence.
Thousands of Iraqis Protest U.S. Security Pact
World  (tags: iraq, protesters, u.s. security pact, military, government, conflict, politics, HumanRights )


- 3866 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The mass public show of opposition came as U.S. and Iraqi leaders face a Dec. 31 deadline to reach agreement on the deal, which would replace an expiring U.N. mandate authorizing the U.S.-led forces in Iraq.
Tibet Protesters Claim Death Toll Now 140
World  (tags: tibet, china, death, protesters )

Tina
- 4073 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Nepal (CNN) -- Tibet's exile government said the death toll from protests in the Himalayan region over the past two weeks has reached about 140, but Chinese government restrictions have made it difficult confirm the number killed.
 

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