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Stop Abuse of Thailand Begging Elephants and More!
Animals  (tags: cruelty, bangkok, thailand, elephants, asian, AnimalCruelty, abuse, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, endangered, ethics, habitat, investigation, protection, wildlife, society )

- 4040 days ago -
105 photos in this collection with many comments, how you can help stop this. Please look and forward this info everywhere. SEE ALL 105 PHOTOS, TAKE ACTION TO STOP THIS ABUSE. These baby elephants should be with their mothers, in their habitat now gone..
Plan to Kill 86,000 Seals Draws Ire in Namibia
Animals  (tags: Namibia, seal hunt, cruelty )

- 4043 days ago -
Namibia -- Seal hunters plan to club 86,000 seals in an annual hunt set to begin next week, as animal rights activists brace for a showdown with the government over a practice they regard as inhumane.
IOC Investigates Anti-Dalai Lama Torch Relay Speech
World  (tags: olympics, china, beijing, tibet, dalai lama, human rights, 2008 )

- 4043 days ago -
BEIJING, June 25 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is investigating a speech made by Tibet's Communist Party boss at the end of last weekend's Beijing torch relay leg in Lhasa in which he denounced the Dalai Lama.
Keep Politics Out of Olympics, IOC Tells China
World  (tags: olympics, china, tibet, 2008, beijing, Human Rights )

- 4043 days ago -
In his remarks about striving for "glory of the motherland," Zhang Qingli, party secretary in Tibet, said, "we should firmly smash the plots to ruin the Beijing Olympic Games by the Dalai clique and hostile foreign forces".
China Cancels International Legs of Paralympic Torch Relay
World  (tags: china, tibet, olympics, torch relay, human rights, international )

- 4043 days ago -
Many of the international protesters were angered by China's military crackdown on violent anti-Chinese demonstrations in Tibetan areas in March.
Ambassador: Zimbabwe Election Considered "Null and Void"
World  (tags: zimbabwe, elections )

- 4044 days ago -
The United States considers Friday's runoff election in Zimbabwe "null and void" and will not recognize President Robert Mugabe as the nation's legitimate leader, the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe said Tuesday.
Tell Coke: No Torch Thru Tibet!
World  (tags: coca cola, coke, ethics, corporate, responsibility, human rights, tibet, china, beijing, olympics, torch relay )

- 4108 days ago -
It is common sense for a corporation to refuse to participate in a nationalist exercise in an occupied nation with a restive population living under martial law. Such an exercise will only inflame a volatile situation, and reflect negatively on Coca-Cola.
Support the Avaaz Olympic Campaign
World  (tags: tibet, china, olympics, human rights, beijing )

- 4108 days ago -
Encourage open dialogue with China to facilitate better human rights policies, both domestic and foreign.
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