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Tell PayPal: Put Hate Out of Business

PayPal officially states that its users "may not use the PayPal service for activities that [...] promote hate, violence, racial intolerance" but PayPal has become a favorite payment service for anti-LGBT extremists all over the world. PayPal must act immediately to shut down their accounts and ban all sites that promote anti-LGBT hate.

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Canada: Missing Women's Commission Flounders

Groups looking elsewhere for answers to murder, disappearance of Aboriginal women

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Defending Women’s Human Rights in Zimbabwe: Examining the complexities

FRIDAY FILE: Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Zimbabwe are routinely arrested, unlawfully detained and subjected to ill-treatment whilst in prison, all for engaging in peaceful protest. AWID tries to unravel the complexities of the context in which they work to understand how WHRDs are affected by politically motivated violence, the land reform process and the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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Saudi Arabia: 10 Lashes for Driving

Two days after King Abdullah granted women the right to vote and run for public office, starting in 2015, a court on Tuesday sentenced a woman to 10 lashes for violating religious rules prohibiting women in the kingdom from driving, activists and local news media said.

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PeaceMakers Forum (San Diego, USA)

When?

October, 5, 2011 - October, 7, 2011

Where?
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre, San Diego, CA, USA
Register

Events are free and open to the public

For further information, please click here

Pakistan slammed over sectarian killings

QUETTA: The Pakistani government came under heavy criticism from Shia Muslims and a leading rights watchdog on Wednesday after 29 people died in the worst attacks on the Shia minority for a year.

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Food Sov. Day Mtgs (London, United Kingdom)

When?

October, 18, 2011

Where?
Houses of Parliament, visitor entrance: Cromwell Green, London, United Kingdom
Register

The day is open to all but registration is essential due to limited spaces. Please register by emailing ktekateka@waronwant.org, or 020 7324 5065

Wangari Maathai, Nobel peace prize winner, dies at 71

Kenyan social activist and environmental crusader who founded the Green Belt Movement has died of cancer

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Conference (Leicester, United Kingdom)

When?

November, 23, 2011

Where?
St Martin’s House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, United Kingdom
Register

Book a place using the booking form (see attached) or for more information contact the conference organisers ‘Tomorrow Together’ at: leicesterwilpfevents@gmail.com

Workshop (New York City, USA)

When?

October, 14, 2011

Where?
Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, 285 Mercer Street, 7th floor, New York City
Register

For further information, please click here

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