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Sharia UK: Girl Not Allowed Extra Math Classes Because She DidnâEUR(TM)t Wear Hijab
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, child, corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, safety, society, Islam, Muslims, abuse )

- 25 minutes ago -
Five teachers from Park View Educational Trust accused of misconduct The trust is at the heart of the Trojan Horse Islamification scandal Disciplinary panel heard a girl was not allowed to attend extra lessons
Artists Threatened By Anti~Israel Boycotters Say They Fear for Their Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, anti-Semitism, abuse, hate, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, rights, violence )

- 3 days ago -
Supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement are routinely threatening artists who are set to perform in Israel, with a number of entertainers saying that the harassment has led them to fear for their lives
Petition: Young Girls Are Being Forced Into Marriage in Burkina Faso. You Can Help Them.
Society & Culture  (tags: burkina faso, forced marriages, prevention, children, Young Girls, violations, ethics, Human Rights, abuse, protection laws, society )

- 3 days ago -
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
Swedish Jewish Community Closes Synagogues Amid Terror Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, Sweden, abuse, synagogues, crime, culture, death, freedoms, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

- 7 days ago -
Swedens Jewish community has temporarily shut down synagogues across the country as a precautionary measure against possible attacks by terrorist groups, The World Jewish Congress (WJC) reports on its website.
Stop the Plan to Flood Winnemem Wintu Sacred Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, environment, ethics, government, law, rights, society )

- 10 days ago -
Raising the height of Shasta Dam would drown most of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe's last remaining sacred sites and traditional homelands, decimate endangered salmon and violate the California Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by flooding the McCloud River.
Punished for His Work: Medic Ahmad Nasser Describes His Recent Arrest
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israeli state terrorism, freedoms, violence, safety, society, rights, government, ethics, abuse, humans, law, news )

- 17 days ago -
Ahmad Nasser was kidnapped by Israeli forces from his home. He was accused of attempting to kill soldiers by throwing stones and molotov cocktails, and was released without charge 15 hours later. He was repeatedly assaulted during his arrest.
'Rule of Law' in Palestine: An Interview With Jurist Cees Flinterman
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, ethics, politics, culture, humans, sadness, abuse, freedoms, dishonesty, media, rights )

- 20 days ago -
Western governments praise Israel as a bastion of freedom in an otherwise tyrannically governed, strife-torn region. Mainstream media preserves Israel's lustrous image by avoiding references to key practices.
Video: Israeli Soldiers Fire at Car, Killing Elderly Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Israeli violence, world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, ethics, rights, society, culture, freedoms, government, law, safety, sadness )

- 20 days ago -
As blogger Richard Silverstein notes, Israeli media reported that military officials were disturbed that the video leaked out.
Israeli Forces Redouble Brutal Efforts to Curtail and Isolate Palestinians' Daily Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, society, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, safety, women, children, education, government, violence, politics, police, law, crime, abuse, sadness )

- 25 days ago -
On Sunday, 1st Nov. 2015, Israeli forces prevented movement of Palestinians in various areas in al-Khalil (Hebron) that have previously been declared a 'closed military zone'. Violence against school-children and teachers has seen a sharp increase.
International Human Rights Defenders Arrested and Evicted While "Hebron Is Becoming Ghettoized"
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, activists, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, society, culture, law, police, news, safety, violence, government, politics, crime, abuse )

- 25 days ago -
The internationals were denied their legal right to communicate with their embassies,& were only given water to drink at the police station after repeated requests. "We were scared, but were still so much better off than the Palestinian being beaten ...
Why Did Amnesty Say One Thing in English and Another in Hebrew?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Amnesty International, ethics, dishonesty, interesting, rights, society, culture, freedoms, abuse, politics, news )

- 25 days ago -
A week ago, Amnesty International published a report on Israel's summary executions of Palestinians. The no-holds-barred report was considerably softened for the organizations's much shorter Hebrew press release. The Hebrew version had been changed ...
Netanyahu's Apartheid Vision for Israel's Future
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, humans, politics, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, abuse, violence, rights, law, news )

- 26 days ago -
In the real world, outside the realm of speech-making, Netanyahu is only ready to hold empty and aimless talks with the Palestinians.
Inside the White Supremacists' Halloween Bash
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, culture, rights, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, activists, society, sadness, safety, freedoms )

- 26 days ago -
Two blocks from the White House, members of America's white nationalist movement gathered over the weekend to debate whether Jews are white, how the country could be divided along racial lines ~ and whether Trump is a savior.
Egypt: Arabic Language Schoolteacher Whips 10~Year~Old Coptic Christian Boy 40 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: Egypt, Islam, Muslims, Christians, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 27 days ago -
An Egyptian teacher of Arabic language whipped a 10~year~old Coptic Christian boy with 40 lashes using an electric wire last week in a Cairo school. The doctors who later examined the boyâEUR(TM)s wounds could not believe that a teacher could do this
Video: Two Prominent Israelis Envision Replacing Dome of the Rock With Jewish Temple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, media, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, society, rights, politics, religion, government, freedoms, ethics, sadness, news, culture, humans, abuse )

- 32 days ago -
Yesterday the NYT ran an op-ed by its regular Israeli rightwing columnist Shmuel Rosner, titled "IsraelâEUR(TM)s Irresponsible Arabs," that accused Palestinian leaders of stirring a tense population with lies about Al Aqsa mosque.

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