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Tone Deaf Iran Nuclear Sanctions Bill Introduced Huffington Post  by Jon Rainwater, Executive Director, Peace Action West After weeks of rumors, Iran sanctions legislation has materialized in Congress. The philosophy Continue →
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With the emergence of the 3D printing industry, how can 3D printing help kids who need upper limbs and fingers?

Watch this free webinar discussion with e-NABLE, a global online community of humanitarian Continue →

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Must you be a ‘work martyr’ to change the world?

by Kate Aronoff on January 30, 2015

Occupy Wall Street activists ar Zuccotti Park in September 2011. (Flickr / Paul Weiskel)

by Kate Aronoff

Occupy Wall Street activists ar Zuccotti Park in September 2011. (Flickr / Paul Weiskel)

An article at CNBC this week described the phenomenon of “work martyrs,” employees who Continue →

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Paoua, in north-western CAR. Image credit: DFID

The political situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is fragile. If the current National Transition Council (CNT) is to bring peace, it will need the support of civil society Continue →

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What did you die for, soldier?

by Rukmini Iyer on January 30, 2015

(Originally published at http://www.masterpeace.org/blogs/post/what_did_you_die_for_soldier)

This poem is a tribute to Col MN Rai of the Indian Army, and thousands of others soldiers who die around the world, hopefully believing a worthy cause. Continue →

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DHARAMSHALA, January 30: The Tibetan Prime Minister Dr Lobsang Sangay will participate in ‘Rally for Tibet’ to commemorate the 56th Tibetan National Uprising Day in Paris, France, organized by the Continue →
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Ten Tibetan nomads detained in Chengdu

by Phayul Latest News on January 29, 2015

The Chinese authorities have detained around ten Tibetans on Wednesday for participating in a protest against forced land grab outside a hotel where the third session of the 12th Continue →
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Indonesia: Undo Legacy of Rights Abuse

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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Palestine: ICC Prosecutor Opens Initial Inquiry

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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An armed fighter in 2007. The Central African Republic has suffered from conflict for several years. Image credit: hdptcar

An armed fighter in 2007. The Central African Republic has suffered from conflict for several years. Image credit: hdptcar

Ending the violence which has affected the Central African Republic will Continue →

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How can remote sensors and satellite imagery make monitoring and evaluation easier and more accurate than pen-and-paper surveys? Find out more here.

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Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Begin Syria Project

by Nonviolent Peaceforce on January 29, 2015

Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Begin Syria Project

By Mel Duncan, Nonviolent Peaceforce Director of Advocacy and Outreach

 

Nonviolent Peaceforce has some very exciting news to share with our supporters. In December Continue →

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World Report 2015: Rights Aren’t Wrong in Tough Times

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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Ugandan Rebel Faces ICC

by Ella Sonja West on January 29, 2015

Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen appears at the Hague court.

A senior commander in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Dominic Ongwen, appeared before a judge at the International Criminal Continue →

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Chileans celebrate the passage of a civil union law on Jan. 28. (Twitter/Orbitagay)

by Monse Sepulveda

Chileans celebrate the passage of a civil union law on Jan. 28. (Twitter/Orbitagay)

Rarely, do we activists get the opportunity to take out our rainbow flags and banners, Continue →

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There’s a new extensive article at Huffington Post worth reading: Dying To Be Free: There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. Why Aren’t We Using It? by Jason Continue →

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Nigeria’s election campaign is hotting up. With voters going to the polls in two weeks’ time, incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan is facing mounting pressure and continuing violence. Kevin McCann reports Continue →

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Morocco/Western Sahara: Rights Backsliding Outpaces Reforms

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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Brazil: Action Needed to Curb Chronic Abuses

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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Kenya: Counterterrorism Operations Undermine Rights

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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Ethiopia: Crackdown on Dissent Intensifies

by Human Rights Watch on January 29, 2015

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