Justice

 

Forgiveness not vengeance shown to Iranian murderer

 
 

/ Justice, Peace & Democracy

17 Jun 2014

 

The execution of an Iranian murderer was halted when his victim’s mother spared him, with his neck already in the noose

 
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/ Justice, Peace & Democracy

01 Apr 2014

 

Brazil’s police and military have begun evicting illegal ranchers and loggers from land belonging to the Awá, one of the world’s most endangered tribes

 
Final march/manifestation finale, Genève 2010
 

/ Justice, Peace & Democracy

17 Dec 2013

 

Global efforts to abolish the death penalty are making strong headway with just 1 in 10 countries conducting executions last year, according to Amnesty International

 
Waris Dirie speaking at the launch (c) Krankenhaus Waldfriede
 

/ Health, Justice

15 Nov 2013

 

Somali-born activist and former model Waris Dirie launches pioneering new centre in Berlin

 
Elephant
 

/ Justice

18 Sep 2013

 

Travelling circuses in England will be banned from using wild animals under new government proposals

 

Online campaign sees Olympic sponsors give up tax breaks

 
 

/ Justice

10 Aug 2012

 

Major sponsors of the Olympics, such as McDonald's and Visa will voluntarily miss out on tax breaks available to them during the Games, thanks in part to the efforts of an online campaign group

 
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/ Environment, Justice, Positive People

27 Jun 2012

 

He has fought a tribe of monkeys, survived several accidents and is nine years into an epic adventure. Tom Lawson catches up with explorer Furtemba Sherpa

 

Connecticut scraps death penalty

 
 

/ Justice

11 Jun 2012

 

The US state of Connecticut has scrapped the death penalty after years of work by campaigners

 
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/ Community, Justice

05 Mar 2012

 

Campaign group Avaaz is helping raise the voice of millions of people through its online activism

 
Tree love
 

, / Environment, Justice

14 Feb 2012

 

A campaign in support of a proposed new law on environmental destruction wants one million 'love letters to the Earth' to be sent to world leaders ahead of the 2012 Earth Summit

 
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/ Justice, Positive People, Sustainable Development

12 Dec 2011

 

Polly Higgins says a feasible amendment to international law could catapult global society into a sustainable future

 
Mock trial to pave way for ecocide law
 

/ Environment, Justice

28 Nov 2011

 

Following a mock trial to test the viability of large-scale ecosystem destruction being designated a crime against peace, an ecocide law is a step closer to becoming reality

 
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/ Environment, Justice

30 Sep 2011

 

Mock trial on ‘ecocide’ to take place at UK Supreme Court

 
Mock trial to pave way for ecocide law
 

, / Conservation, Justice

27 Sep 2011

 

A potential new law to protect the Earth from degradation will be tested at the UK Supreme Court during a mock ecocide trial on 30 September 2011

 
Rights for nature proposed in Turkey
 

, / Environment, Justice

21 Jun 2011

 

A group of 40 Turkish politicians, academics and lawyers is calling for rights for nature to be incorporated into the country's constitution

 
Group cycles from London to Jerusalem to promote social and ecological justice
 

, / Justice, Positive Travel, Sustainable Development

12 Jun 2011

 

A group of 18 artists, food growers and community activists are cycling from London to Jerusalem to unite communities working for social and ecological justice

 
“This is just the start”
 

/ Justice, Politics, Positive Perspective

12 Jun 2011

 

Polly Higgins: Bolivia’s Law for Mother Earth could spark a new world of ecological justice

 
Bolivia to give legal rights to the Earth
 

/ Conservation, Justice, Politics, Sustainable Development

12 Jun 2011

 

Law of Mother Earth sees Bolivia pilot new social and economic model based on protection of and respect for nature

 
The golden rule for human progress
 

/ Justice, Positive Perspective, Spirit, World Goodwill

08 Jun 2011

 

In recent centuries, one of the most important concepts shaping humanity has been that of human progress. The idea of inevitable progress was accepted as so obviously true that for most people it was beyond doubt. Now however, many people are beginning to question the notion

 
Victory for Ecuador's indigenous people as Chevron is fined $8.6bn for Amazon oil pollution
 

/ Justice

14 Mar 2011

 

The people of Ecuador’s Amazon region have achieved legal justice after an 18-year battle seeking damages for crude oil pollution