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Independent
Pressure mounts on the PM to reverse Britain's hard-line stance on refugeesThe leaders of every political party in Britain apart from Ukip have called on
Pressure mounts on the PM to reverse Britain's hard-line stance on refugees
Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
The leaders of every political party in Britain apart from Ukip have called on the Prime Minister to reverse his hard-line stance and sign the country up to accepting our “fair share” of refugees. Meanwhile a grassroots campaign has sprung up to... Read more
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Business Insider
Life in photos: Gaza a year after the ceasefireThe conflict had catastrophic consequences. Tens of thousands of homes were des
Life in photos: Gaza a year after the ceasefire
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
The conflict had catastrophic consequences. Tens of thousands of homes were destroyed, leaving 100,000 people homeless. More than 2,000 Palestinians were killed. Six Israeli civilians and 64 Israeli soldiers were also killed. According to Avaaz, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
35 Aid Organizations and 150,000 People Launch Public Call to End Gaza BlockadeMore than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith,
35 Aid Organizations and 150,000 People Launch Public Call to End Gaza Blockade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
More than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith, development and human rights organizations in backing an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to press the Israeli government to lift the blockade on Gaza and... Read more
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iol.co.za
End Gaza blockade, appeal aid groupsREUTERSPalestinian girls look out of their family house in Beit Lahiya town in
End Gaza blockade, appeal aid groups
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
REUTERSPalestinian girls look out of their family house in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip. Picture: Mohammed Salem About 35 aid groups from around the world, including ActionAid and Oxfam, launched a joint call on Wednesday to end... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
End Israel's blockade of Gaza, petition urgesCairo - One year after a ceasefire agreement ended Gaza's 51-day war, hundreds
End Israel's blockade of Gaza, petition urges
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Cairo - One year after a ceasefire agreement ended Gaza's 51-day war, hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition urging world leaders to pressure Israel to lift its blockade of the Palestinian territory. The petition - launched by the... Read more
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Aljazeera
End Israel's blockade of Gaza, petition urgesOne year after a ceasefire agreement ended Gaza's 51-day war, hundreds of thous
End Israel's blockade of Gaza, petition urges
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
One year after a ceasefire agreement ended Gaza's 51-day war, hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition urging world leaders to pressure Israel to lift its blockade of the Palestinian territory. The petition - launched by the online... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Petition to Free Mauritanian Anti-Slavery Activist Gains MomentumA petition at online campaign site Avaaz, calling for the release of Mauritania
Petition to Free Mauritanian Anti-Slavery Activist Gains Momentum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
A petition at online campaign site Avaaz, calling for the release of Mauritanian anti-slavery activist BIRAM DAH ABEID, has garnered almost a million signatures in the week since it was launched. Now Abeid, who was imprisoned in November, has written... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Upholds Conviction of Anti-Slave ActivistsA Mauritanian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against three anti-sl
Court Upholds Conviction of Anti-Slave Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A Mauritanian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against three anti-slavery activists who were arrested during a protest against bondage in the west African nation. In an open letter from prison published on Wednesday, one of the accused,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Mauritania upholds conviction of anti-slave activistsA Mauritanian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against three anti-sl
Mauritania upholds conviction of anti-slave activists
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
A Mauritanian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against three anti-slavery activists who were arrested during a protest against bondage in the west African nation. In an open letter from prison published on Wednesday, one of the accused,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mauritanian anti-slavery activist loses appeal against jailALEG, Mauritania: A Mauritanian court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the cou
Mauritanian anti-slavery activist loses appeal against jail
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
ALEG, Mauritania: A Mauritanian court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the country's leading anti-slavery campaigner to be released from jail, upholding a two-year sentence passed in January. The West African government has attempted to criminalise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R2K Statement - FPB Must Publish Public Responses to Internet Censorship!Right2Know has written to the FPB challenging them to publish records of their
R2K Statement - FPB Must Publish Public Responses to Internet Censorship!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Right2Know has written to the FPB challenging them to publish records of their public hearings and all the written submissions they received on their website after Cabinet approved the Film and Publications Amendment Bill last week. There is every... Read more
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The Age
Adam Goodes returns to footy in GeelongGeelong and Sydney ran through the one banner together. Photo: Justin McManus
Adam Goodes returns to footy in Geelong
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
Geelong and Sydney ran through the one banner together. Photo: Justin McManus His first touch for the night went virtually unnoticed. It came at 6:39pm, 40 minutes before the bounce, in the pre-match warm-up. Doing drills, Harry Cunningham ran out... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cecil the lion's brother Jericho might NOT be deadBrent Stapelkamp tracking the lion told the Mirror GPS readings showed Jericho
Cecil the lion's brother Jericho might NOT be dead
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
Brent Stapelkamp tracking the lion told the Mirror GPS readings showed Jericho was in fact alive and had been with a female all day. The researcher, who has been studying Cecil and the pride for years, said he received GPS readings everY hour from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead in Zimbabwe parkThe brother of Cecil the lion has been shot dead today, it has emerged. The li
Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead in Zimbabwe park
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
The brother of Cecil the lion has been shot dead today, it has emerged. The lion was killed in a park in Zimbabwe at about 4pm local time this afternoon. Johnny Rodrigues, Chairman for Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, said: "It is with great... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The dentist who killed Cecil the lion 'has trophy heads crammed in his office'The is the wife of the lion killing dentist Walter Palmer - who is accused of a
The dentist who killed Cecil the lion 'has trophy heads crammed in his office'
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
The is the wife of the lion killing dentist Walter Palmer - who is accused of also having an interest in hunting. Tonette Palmer has gone into hiding along with her reviled husband after news spread of the dentist's killing of Zimbabwe's most famous... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call for U.S. and Europe to Ban the Import of Hunting TrophiesThe illegal hunt of Cecil, Zimbabwe's famous lion has focused the spotlight on
Call for U.S. and Europe to Ban the Import of Hunting Trophies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The illegal hunt of Cecil, Zimbabwe's famous lion has focused the spotlight on the unethical practices within the hunting industry as more than 62 000 people have signed a global online Avaaz petition, calling for the US and Europe to ban the import... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Over 500‚000 people protest against lion huntingThe petition‚ on the community campaign website Avaaz‚ reads: “To US and EU aut
Over 500‚000 people protest against lion hunting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 1 months ago
The petition‚ on the community campaign website Avaaz‚ reads: “To US and EU authorities: “As concerned citizens deeply disturbed by the tragic killing of Cecil the lion‚ we urge you to act swiftly to stop the decline in lion populations across... Read more

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