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Earth Day 2013: Land for Food Under Attack Worldwide
World  (tags: loss of land for farming, farmland as commodity, land grabbing, scarcity, starvation, speculative investment, water, development, mining, mad money grab )

- 2157 days ago -
As Earth Week 2013 rolls around, a frenzy of land grabbing threatens our food supply, Indigenous land use practices, access to water and the future of farming.
President Obama, No Food for Fuel! ACTION
World  (tags: none )

- 2421 days ago -
To produce one litre ethanol an average amount of 600 litres of valuable water is needed. Corn belongs on the plate, not in fuel tanks
Human Rights Petition: Ecuador's Fake "Clinics" That Torture LGBT in Order to "Cure" Them
World  (tags: LGBT, bigotry, hate, torture, discrimination, petition, gay rights, prison, abuse, starvation, sexual abuse, shackled )

- 2696 days ago -
Escaping patients report cases of physical and psychological abuse incl. threats, shackling, days without food, sexual abuse, and physical torture. Paula Ziritti, 24, spend 2yrs in one such facility, 3 months was shackled while guards threw urine on her.
Starvation in Somalia
World  (tags: children, africa, starvation )

- 2797 days ago -
This is Somalia; a monumental African tragedy that requires an urgent, co-ordinated international response to alleviate a massive human tragedy. People in the Horn of Africa are suffering from the worst drought in more than half a century.
Food Crisis: Events Around the World - Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP)
World  (tags: hunger, starvation, food crisis, UnitedNations, activism )

- 3104 days ago -
Events taking place around the world in the GCAP mobilization to Stop the Food Crisis
Burmese Refugees Face Starvation
World  (tags: humanrights, refugee, Burma, Bangladesh, Rohingya, starvation, drive them out, minority, unregistered, arrested )

- 3260 days ago -
Aid agencies in Bangladesh are warning that thousands of unregistered Burmese refugees are facing starvation because of government moves to drive them out of the country. The refugees, from a Burmese minority community called Rohingya, complain that
Ethical? Tetley's Tata Tea Starving Indian Tea Workers Into Submission -- TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Human Rights, Tata/Tetley_Tea, India, starvation, corporate_abuse )

- 3415 days ago -
"Tata, the transnational Indian conglomerate whose Tetley Group makes the world famous Tetley teas, has taken 6,500 people hostage through hunger. The hostages are nearly 1,000 tea plantation workers and their families on the Nowera Nuddy Tea Estate. . ."
Sign Petition: Tell Congress to End Child Hunger
World  (tags: world, global, crisis, poor, children, families, food, security, act, starvation, disease, health, nutrition, illness, humans, death, society, malnutrition, poverty, sadness )

- 3500 days ago -
The global food crisis may be out of the headlines for the moment, but for poor children and families, the emergency remains urgent and real. Please co-sponsor the The Roadmap to End Global Hunger and Promote Food Security Act of 2009 (H.R. 2817).
U.S. Reshaping Darfur Policy
World  (tags: world, violence, darfur, sudan, genocide, crime, death, conflict, human, rights, starvation, rape, flogging, stoning, sharia, women, freedom, obama, politics )

- 3514 days ago -
The Obama administration is working on a new approach that may soften some sanctions against the Sudan government. Obama's UN ambassador, Susan Rice, who helped draft the sanctions, argues for a tougher stance, declaring that genocide continues in Darfur.
One Sixth of Humanity Is Hungry - UN
World  (tags: hunger, relief, united nations, world hunger, farmers, solutions, small farmers, food, hungry, starvation )

- 3557 days ago -
World hunger is estimated to reach historic highs in 2009 with more than 1 million people going hungry every day -- but there are solutions, reports the UN food agency.
Sign Petition: 61 Years of UN Peacekeeping - Send a Letter Thanking Peacekeepers for Their Service.
World  (tags: world, humanitarian, relief, war, violence, UN, peacekeepers, middle-east, africa, darfur, zimbabwe, congo, sri lanka, human, rights, starvation, food, medicine, conflict, politics, terrorism, freedoms, death, humanrights )

- 3580 days ago -
Take a minute to watch the message from George Clooney below. Then sign this letter and join us in thanking the 100,000 brave men and women from 118 countries serving as UN peacekeepers in 16 of the most volatile countries in the world.
Take Action: Sign the Open Letter to President Obama
World  (tags: World, UN, politics, obama, government, aid, ICC, Hague, Africa, Arab League, Khartoum, Sudan, Darfur, Bashir, janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, starvation, extermination )

- 3603 days ago -
With the rainy season in Darfur approaching and aid yet to be restored, we're calling for bold, agenda-setting leadership on Sudan. The Save Darfur Coalition, ENOUGH Project, and GI-NET have issued a letter outlining a plan of action for President Obama.
Sign Petition: Urge the Government of Sudan to Reinstate Humanitarian Aid to Darfur
World  (tags: world, violence, sudan, darfur, al-bashir, united nations, war crimes, rape, murder, starvation, suffering, africa, conflict, human rights, civilians, genocide, icc, aid, medicine, disease, men, woman, children )

- 3609 days ago -
Without the food, water, and medicine provided by aid groups, millions of vulnerable men, women, and children in Darfur and throughout Sudan face starvation and disease. Act now to get these agencies urgently reinstated. The alternative is unthinkable.
Sign Petition: Fully Deploy UNAMID In Darfur
World  (tags: World, darfur, UNAMID, politics, obama, government, aid, ICC, Hague, Africa, Arab League, Sudan, Darfur, Bashir, janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, starvation, extermination )

- 3626 days ago -
Last year a UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) was deployed to Darfur to protect civilians. Many countries pledged troops and military hardware, yet over a year later UNAMID remains severely under-resourced with just over 60% deployed.
Genocide Watch: The Eight Stages of Genocide
World  (tags: world, genocide, war, crimes, torture, death, extermination, holocaust, conflict, violence, rape, murder, terrorism, starvation, human rights, freedom, africa, asia, middle-east, europe, usa, UN, culture, society )

- 3626 days ago -
Genocide develops in eight stages that are predictable but not inexorable. At each stage, preventive measures can stop it. The process is not linear. Logically, later stages must be preceded by earlier stages. All stages operate throughout the process.

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