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Cops in Ferguson Are Extremely Racist, According to the Feds
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, society, Fergusion, race relations, ethics, government, rights, law )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - vice.com
Although the report doesn't officially come out until Wednesday, multiple news outlets have obtained leaks from the long-awaited federal probe into the Ferguson Police Department launched after the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
One in Five of Gaza's Herders Ceases Farming Amid Israel's Attacks, Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, destruction, herders, Human Rights, animals, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, humans, rights, sadness, abuse, violence, death, crime )

CarrieSic
- 12 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Muhammad Abu Safiyya lost everything during IsraelâEUR(TM)s 51-day attack on Gaza during the summer of 2014. Most of the thirty-six homes in his village, also called Abu Safiyya, were completely destroyed after Israeli forces invaded.
Violence Caused By Far-Right Extremists Has Surpassed That Caused By Domestic Jihadists, Study Says
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Americans, U.S., corruption, crime, society, ethics, culture, interesting, news, safety, sadness, politics, government, world )

CarrieSic
- 12 hours ago - news.vice.com
Since the September 11 attacks, the notion of terrorism has looked somewhat one-dimensional in United States public discourse, with the majority of Americans coming to think of political violence as the acts of organized, foreign groups from Al Qaeda ...
VIDEOS: Meet A Muslim Family Campaign Aims To 'Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, good news, Canada, Muslims, non-Muslims, 'Bridge the Gap', society, culture, family, humans, news, freedoms, interesting )

CarrieSic
- 13 hours ago - themuslimtimes.org
For two weeks, Muslim families are being encouraged to invite non-Muslim neighbors into their homes for a meal and conversation to "bridge the gaps and remove misconceptions regarding Islam and Muslims".
West Bank Settlers Build Star of David Out of Rocks to Prevent Palestinian Farmers From Using Land
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, world, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, rights, family, sadness, safety, government, abuse )

CarrieSic
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
The settlers, who live in the illegal outpost Eshtamoa near the village, built the Star of David in order to obstruct Palestinian residentsâEUR(TM) sheep from grazing, and as a crude way of marking territory.
Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing Muslims in Chapel Hill
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Muslims, hate crime, death penalty, Chapel Hill Murders, North Carolina, Craig Hicks, death, crime, murder, news, ethics, law, rights, interesting, society, culture, religion )

CarrieSic
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Craig Hicks, 46, is charged with three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of a newlywed couple who were his neighbors and the wife's sister at a condominium complex, killings that drew international attention.
Madonna Speaks Out Against Antisemitism, Says Europe Feels Like Nazi Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: Madonna, Nazi Germany, anti-Semitism, Europe, abuse, celebrity, crime, culture, freedoms, government, media, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 1 day ago - algemeiner.com
Madonna said anti-Semitism is at an all-time high in France and throughout Europe. Going even further, she said, WeâEUR(TM)re living in crazy times. It feels like Nazi Germany.
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 2 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
Listen: Berkeley Students Reenact Encounters at Israeli Checkpoints ~ AUDIO, TEXT, and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: UC at Berkeley, students, Mock Wall, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Israeli Apartheid, freedoms, politics, society, culture, humans, interesting, news, rights, education, world, government )

CarrieSic
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On Wednesday, Students for Justice in Palestine along with a diverse array of organizations at the University of California at Berkeley constructed a mock Israeli wall and dramatized encounters at a mock checkpoint.
RIP: From the Archives: Leonard Nimoy on
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, movies, tv, Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek, obituary, culture, americans, interesting )

Cal
- 3 days ago - cbsnews.com
He talks about what the role meant to him and his career; about competition among the show's ensemble cast; how fans kept the sci-fi series alive through syndication and beyond
Gaza Rebuild Effort Could Take 100 Years: Oxfam
Society & Culture  (tags: Oxfam, world, Israel, Gaza, destruction, rebuilding, Human Right, Israeli Blockade, politics, government, ethics, society, abuse, rights, freedoms, humans, news, sadness, safety, family )

CarrieSic
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
"'Only an end to the blockade of Gaza will ensure that people can rebuild their lives." âEUR"Catherine Essoyan, Oxfam Despair and destruction continue to envelop the blockaded Gaza strip, where the rebuilding of vital structures could take up to a century.
Texas High School Basketball Team Displays Incredible Sportsmanship
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, basketball game, Gainsville Tornados, Vanguard College Prep, Waco Texas, sportsmanship, good news, ethics, humans, interesting, children, news )

CarrieSic
- 3 days ago - cbsnews.com
If you're a fan of high school basketball, you're not alone. But if you're a fan of the Gainesville Tornadoes in Gainesville, Texas then you are alone. The other students at Gainesville, a juvenile correction facility for felony offenders don't come ...
Quarter of British Muslims Sympathise With Charlie Hebdo Terrorists
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, UK, France, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 4 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Some 27 per cent of British Muslims sympathise with Paris gunmen, while more than one in ten say satirical cartoons "deserve" to be attacked
Kid Rock Puts His Obama Hating Right-Wing Jackassery on Full Display Ahead of New Album
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, celebrity, music, 'Kid Rock', arts, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, news )

CarrieSic
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
In a wide ranging interview with Rolling Stone, timed before the release of his new album, singer-musician Kid Rock talked about buying guns before "Obummer" banned them, Beyonce, and called Mitt RomneyâEURoethe most decent motherf*cker I've ever met".
Palestinian Girl Recounts Imprisonment
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, international law, children, Malak al-Khatib, children, violence, safety, society, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, dishonesty, news )

CarrieSic
- 4 days ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has circumvented international law to classify Palestinian children as minors only up to the age of 16, in clear violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in order to arrest and detain Palestinian youths.
 

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