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Ni'Lin Demonstrators Met With Senseless Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, activists, violence, Israel, Palestine, IDF, ethics, society, freedoms, culture, rights, crime, safety, sadness, world, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - palsolidarity.org
On the 20th of March, during Ni'linâEUR(TM)s weekly Friday demonstration, Israeli occupation forces attacked protestors with about 20 rounds of tear gas canisters shot with the venom, countless rubber-coated steel bullets, & approximately one hundred rounds of
VIDEO: Children Assaulted and 3 Women Arrested at Nabi Saleh Demonstration   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israeli military forces, Israel, arrests, peaceful demonstration, world, Israel, Palestine, violence, women, children, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, law, humans, abuse, activists, safety, rights, sadness, news, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - youtu.be
The demonstration was met with the usual military violence as Israeli forces threw stun grenades and fired live ammunition at unarmed, peaceful protesters. After Friday prayers about forty Palestinian protesters together with international and Israeli
Another World Is Possible, Without the 1%
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, government, wealth, income inequality, activists, 'World Social Forum', rights, humans, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, corruption, safety, women, education )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 7 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Surging Support for Palestine Fuels JVP's Biggest Meeting Yet
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, activists, 'Jewish Voice for Peace', humans, Human Rights, society, culture, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, world, rights )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - mondoweiss.net
JVP has grown alongside other Palestine solidarity groups, whose ranks have been swelled by those watching frequent assaults on Gaza. Young Jews and liberal Democrats are increasingly voicing criticism of Israel, a trend JVP is seeking to capitalize on.
Activists: New NBC Series 'Dig' Whitewashes Israeli Colonization of East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, NBC, 'Dig', USA Network, Human Rights Activists, Israel, Palestine, illegal colonization, East Jerusalem, military occupation, crime, ethics, society, culture, humans, rights, sadness, world, government, politics, freedoms, dishonesty, violence )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - mondoweiss.net
As NBC's new action series 'Dig' premieres tonight on USA Network, human rights activists are again protesting the network for its complicity in whitewashing Israel's military occupation and illegal colonization of East Jerusalem.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand #UpForSchool
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, education, children, world, women, society, politics, activists )

Cal
- 21 days ago - upforschool.org
Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination. Help create a message no government, politician or leader can ignore and demand that every child can go to school safely. Nothing changes without pressure.
There Is Still No Racial Justice in America in the Years Post-Selma
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Americans, Civil Rights, Human Rights, racism, abuse, ethics, society, culture, sadness, crime, freedoms, humans, law, police, politics, government, dishonesty, death, safety, rights, violence )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - rawstory.com
America has failed to deliver justice for the many who gave their lives for the Selma to Montgomery marches, and all they stood for. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and thousands who faced down segregation,such as activists Jimmie Lee Jackson and ...
Muslim Girl Sings 'Star Spangled Banner' as Oklahoma Anti-Islamic Protesters Scream Insults ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Oklahoma, Islamophobia, society, protest, religious tolerance, ethics, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, sadness, humans, religion, news, culture, activists, abuse, corruption, politics, government )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - rawstory.com
A rally by hundreds of American Muslims at the Oklahoma Capitol on Friday to promote religious tolerance was interrupted by anti-Islamic protesters holding signs proclaiming the United States a Christian nation.
Fewer Than Half of Democrats Sympathize With Israelis Over Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Liberal Democrats, republicans, Human Rights, activists, society, politics, ethics, humans, freedoms, rights, safety, news, interesting, government )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Over the past 12 months, though, there's been a drop of support for Israelis of about 10 points by Democrats, a plunge that rivals the decline seen among all parties after a boost of support during the first Gulf War.
All Hail The Feminist Oscars: On #AskHerMore, Patricia Arquette, and NPH's Balls
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, Hollywood, Oscars, women, celebrity, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, rights, politics, media, activists, government, family, world )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Starting with the actresses in attendance & stretching to the viewers watching at home & tweeting along, there was a resounding call for a change in the way women are treated in Hollywood. It was a night designed around men, but it was all about women.
Oscar Winners List For 2015 Includes 'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne & More
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, celebrity, arts, movies, society, culture, family, fashion, humans, interesting, news, activists, world, rights, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 34 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Birdman" won three other Oscars: Best Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki (his second Oscars win in a row after last year's "Gravity") and Best Original Screenplay.
Patricia Arquette Makes Impassioned Plea For Wage Equality After Winning Best Supporting Actress ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, movies, Patricia Arquette, USA, women, women's rights, equal pay, society, culture, celebrity, arts, ethics, government, family, media, freedoms, activists, news, interesting, rights, law )

Carrie
- 34 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America," she said to a strong show of support from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.
 

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