More than 4,400 people were killed during in the month of Ramadan alone. There are nearly 2 million refugees now in Jordan and Lebanon. And some 7 million people inside Syria are in need of urgent food aid. Without the international will to stop this, the conflict will continue and more lives will be lost. #SyriaPeaceTalks are needed now! http://www.change.org/petitions/don-t-let-syria-down
Idle no more reaches New Zealand! A Maori women's group organising rallies and calling for mobilised action. An 'Aotearoa in Support of Idle No More' facebook page has been launched. "We feel there has been a global assault on indigenous sovereignty," said Marama Davidson, spokeswoman for the Auckland-based Maori women's collective Te Wharepora Hou. "This is the global call we've been waiting for. Now, we can join together and start looking at solutions."