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100 Women 2014: Violence at Home Is India's 'Failing'
Offbeat  (tags: Women, Domestic Abuse, Violence, India )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
About once every five minutes an incident of domestic violence is reported in India, under its legal definition of "cruelty by husband or his relatives". The BBC investigates, analysing crime data and hearing the testimony of victims.
New Device Tracks When Cop Pulls Trigger (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Police, SciTech, Security, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
Amid wide concerns over US police brutality, militarization and indiscriminate use of force against suspects, a new technology has emerged that will enable law enforcement to track down when a bullet was fired from a police gun.
Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Dozens of Inmates, Strikes Deal to Avoid Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Education, History, Law, Police, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation.
Muzzled: New UK Laws Punish Owners of 'Dangerous' Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Health, Politics, Security, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 10 days ago - rt.com
Owners of dangerous dogs could face fines of up to £20,000 under new laws designed to prevent dog attacks.The laws, which will come into effect next week, will also mean animals deemed 'dangerous' must be muzzled or microchipped.
The Father of Arab Karate, His Turbulent Life and His Last Resting Place in the Nile
Offbeat  (tags: conflict, violence, society, karate, Arab, Nile, peace, Japanese, middle-east, humans, interesting )

Naoko
- 14 days ago - mainichi.jp
Okamoto had dreamed that through karate the Arab world would achieve independence, cast off domination by the West, and achieve a peace and unity that goes beyond religion. The current situation is far from that.
Seattle to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on Columbus Day
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Europe, Human rights, Piracy, Protest, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
Native Americans have often complained about the insensitivity of the Columbus Day holiday. Seattle's City Council has attempted to address this complaint, but now some Italian-Americans claim the new resolution downplays their own cultural heritage.
NYPD Officer Caught on Camera Violently Tackling Pregnant Woman Onto Her Stomach (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Conflict, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 35 days ago - rt.com
A New York Police Department officer was caught on video tackling a visibly pregnant woman, and then remaining on top of her while she was facedown on the ground. Doctors do not know if her baby was harmed during the altercation.
Petitioning Grooveshark.Com Remove All Music/Profiles Of: Gary Glitter, Jonathan King and Rolf Harris - Now!
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, culture, crime, dishonesty, ethics, family, government, politics, society, safety, sadness, transportation, violence, world, abuse, corporate, ethics, environment, money, society, humans, culture, environment, ethics, b )

Wendy
- 36 days ago - change.org
Why? Obviously, because it is totally unacceptable to offer music by the above individuals - all convicted pedophiles - for "commercial and promotional" purposes - or in fact for any reason at all.
Family Sues Georgia Police for Tasering Man 13 Times Before He Died
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Clashes, Court, Crime, Health, Human rights, Law, Police, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 59 days ago - rt.com
The family of a man who died after police used a stun gun on him as many as 13 times while he was handcuffed has filed a lawsuit against the two former officers of East Point, Georgia, according to the family's lawyer.
He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, activists, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, fashion, ethics, humans, government, health, law, media, news, politics, safety, sadness, rights, travel, violence, world, government, healthconditions, humans, politics, 'CI )

Wendy
- 61 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
Thousands Protest Police Violence in New York, Call for Justice in Chokehold Death (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Police, Protest, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 64 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of people gathered on New York's Staten Island on Saturday as they protested against police violence and called for justice in the case of an unarmed man killed by an officer via an illegal chokehold.
#BBCtrending: Military Tactics in US 'War Zone'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, Violence, War Zone, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

Ray
- 70 days ago - bbc.co.uk
After the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in the US state of Missouri, and the violence that followed, questions have arisen about the police reaction.
As I See It: Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivors Live Full Lives Despite Suffering
Offbeat  (tags: violence, war, death, sufferings, Hiroshima, life, a-bomb survivors, exposure )

Naoko
- 82 days ago - mainichi.jp
The effects were felt long after the day of that bomb. Survivors continued to suffer from radiation exposure their whole lives. We must also remember that countless family and community bonds were destroyed.
Japan Teen Murder Accused 'Kept Cat's Head in Fridge'
Offbeat  (tags: society, crime, illness, violence, death, Japan murder, teen )

Naoko
- 84 days ago - japantoday.com
Tokyo (AFP) -- A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl who allegedly confessed to decapitating a classmate kept a severed cat head in her refrigerator, a report said Tuesday.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED What Happens When A Rescued Elephant Finds Some Plastic Ribbon To Dance With?
Offbeat  (tags: This is JUST TO AWWWEDORABLE plastic rib, baby elephant Faa, ivory trade, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, protection, politics, nature, forests, activists, violence, safety, family, protection, GoodNew )

Kelly
- 104 days ago - thedodo.com
The elephants at Chang Mai's Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary in Northern Thailand, know how to have a good time. They play with tires, they play with each other in the rain and they play with just about anything they can find ...
 

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