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Teenager Uses Facebook to Save Romania's Stray Dogs
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Kelly
- 2 days ago - in.reuters.com
When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme. Credit: Reuters/Bogdan Cristel/Files
FOREIGN SECRETARY: HELP STOP THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN TOURISM
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Wendy
- 6 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
We can do this by calling on the Government to strengthen its commitment in the fight against transnational child abuse by implementing international obligations and setting up national and international law enforcement teams to protect children everyw'
Tunisian Police Rape Victim Defiant
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Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tunisia was praised for passing a progressive constitution in January that explicitly protects women against violence. But the protracted case of a Tunisian victim of police rape,
13 Years & $100 Billion After US Entry, Afghanistan Faces Total Devastation
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Blast, Health, Lucy Kafanov, Security, Terrorism, Violence )

Ray
- 15 days ago - rt.com
The Taliban pre-electoral campaign of bloodshed continues in Afghanistan, as six die in an attack on the interior ministry in Kabul. As the first democratic transfer of power approaches, the country is in terrible shape ahead of the 2014 US pullout.
Bosnia's Wartime Rape Survivors Losing Hope of Justice
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Ray
- 19 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Bosna, the river that gave this country its name, flows northwards through the city of Zenica, slicing it in two. On its banks, the chimney stacks of the giant steelworks in the centre of the city funnel thick smoke into the surrounding valley.
More Than 100 Christians Slain as Muslim Herdsmen Burn Homes, Church Buildings in Nigeria
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Ge
- 28 days ago - au.christiantoday.com
Muslim herdsmen armed with guns and machetes on Friday night (March 14) launched attacks on three villages in Kaduna state, killing more than 100 Christians and destroying homes, sources said. Scores of the ethnic Fulani assailants simultaneously atta
Pets to Get Protection From Domestic Violence
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Marie
- 32 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
New Hampshire is considering a bill to offer domestic violence protection to pets as research shows a link between animal and partner abuse.
'Clare's Law' Introduced to Tackle Domestic Violence
Offbeat  (tags: Clare Wood, Domestic Abuse, Clare Law, Violence, Women, England, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The law was introduced following Clare Wood's murder by a former boyfriend - A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been brought in across England and Wales.
Mother's Love Helped Actress Overcome War, Poverty and Bullying to Find Fame in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: violence, war, Iran, orphaned, Sahel Rose, Japan, love )

Naoko
- 56 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Orphaned at the age of 4, Sahel Rosa celebrates her birthday every Oct. 21 and Oct. 23, although she will never know for sure on what date she came into this world.
Utah Considers Law to Increase SWAT Raid Transparency
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Police, Security, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 59 days ago - rt.com
Following controversial raids by the state's SWAT teams in recent years, Utah is now poised to vote on a police reform bill that's almost unlike any other implemented in the United States.
Tea Party Senator Charged With Felony Assault for Throwing 4-Year-Old Daughter
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Debbie
- 64 days ago - aattp.org
Montana Tea Party Republican Senator Jason Priest thinks that a child's place is across the room after colliding with a wall and landing in a sobbing heap.
At Least 1 American Child Is Shot Every Hour - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Children, Health, Medicine, Security, Shooting, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 81 days ago - rt.com
A recent research estimates over 10,000 under-18s were shot in the US in 2009 - at least one third died. While infants are mostly injured due to firearms mishaps, teenagers are most often victims of criminal armed assaults.
Former Cop Indicted By Grand Jury in Shooting Death of Unarmed Man
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 81 days ago - rt.com
A second grand jury has chosen to formally charge a Charlotte, North Carolina, police officer for killing an unarmed Florida A&M football player just one week after the first grand jury declined to indict him.
Cops Acquitted of Killing Homeless Man Could Face Federal Charges
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Ray
- 94 days ago - rt.com
The two police officers acquitted of violently killing a homeless man in California still might face federal charges as the FBI prepares to reexamine the case.
Video:You Might Know Him For His Music, But There Is A Lot More To Know. And It Might Surprise You.
Offbeat  (tags: celebrity, children, culture, women, violence, society, rights, sadness, freedoms, ethics, family, unusual, performance, arts, health, interesting, news )

JL
- 141 days ago - upworthy.com
Alana Karsch We all know there's more to rock stars than what they wear (flannel) and their biggest hits ("Smells Like Teen Spirit," for sure). But Kurt Cobain is about to say a few things that you might not have expected to hear from a punk rock guy.
 

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