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Hiroshima 70 Years on- Remembers & Calls for An End of Nuclear Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: destruction, conservation, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, science, wildlife, world, energy, animals, water, weather, trees, war, news, media, culture, educa )

- 59 days ago -
We must never forget this awful event that happened 70 years ago, please visit the page and comment - uclear-weapons-testing-forever-by-supporting-the-c omprehensive-nuclear-test-ban-treaty/:
Vulnerability to Sex, Child Trafficking Increases in Egypt
Society & Culture  (tags: Egypt, Islam, Muslims, trafficking, children, crime, culture, ethics, government, religion, sadness, safety, society )

- 59 days ago -
The US State Departments annual report on human trafficking has ranked Egypt as among the worst in regards to the incidence of human trafficking. This years report saw Egypt drop to the Watch List of countries, but avoided being listed with countries
TAKE ACTION NOW! Rename J.E.B. Stuart High School After Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, education, rights, society, usa, politics, interesting )

- 59 days ago -
Today, this school is attended by a diverse group of students who should not have to attend a school that bears the name of a man who fought to keep African Americans enslaved.
Child Marriages Form 15% of All Marriages in Egypt
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Egypt, child marriage, pedophilia, children, girls, crime, culture, family, religion, rights, sadness )

- 60 days ago -
Fifteen percent of all marriages in Egypt are child marriages, announced Egypts Minister of Population Hala Youssef on Thursday. Despite Egypt changing the legal age of marriage to 18 in 2008, child marriage continues across the country
Nightraids in the Souk: Israeli Soldiers Terrorize Old City of Hebron ~ TEXT ~ VIDEO ~ PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, world, Israel, illegal settlements, Palestine, Hebron Old City, Israeli state terrorism, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, society, culture, law )

Carrie No
- 60 days ago -
At around 11:00 PM on the night of August 1st, a fire began in souk of Hebron's Old City. The fire was coming from a building that overhangs into the souk from the illegal settlement of Beit Hadassah.The Israeli military came and immediately began ...
Burning Palestinian Children: Settler Violence Is Not Exceptional
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Israel, settler violence, illegal settlements-occupation, rights, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, murder, law, government, humans, abuse, safety, violence, news )

Carrie No
- 60 days ago -
The burning to death of two Palestinian children over the past year by Israeli settlers is symptomatic of a larger violation of international law, established and maintained by Israel without limits:
Palestine ~ The Month in Pictures: July 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, photos, world, Israel, Gaza, violence, war, destruction, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, sadness, safety, rights, children, women, government, politics, abuse, interesting, news )

Carrie No
- 60 days ago -
During the month of July, Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip marked the first anniversary of Israel's summer 2014 assault that left more than 2,200 dead. One year later, none of the more than 12,500 homes destroyed have been rebuilt and 100,000 ...
Beyond Cecil the Lion: The Grisly and Unethical World of Wildlife Killing Contests
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, US, wildlife-killing-contests, 'hunters', 'sportsmen', Animal Rights, ethics, society, culture, abuse, death, humans, law, news, rights, sadness )

Carrie No
- 60 days ago -
Every year across the US, thousands of animals are killed in state-sanctioned gun-fests.More than 250 WKCs happened last year alone. The events are legal in every state except CA., which became the first state to ban wildlife killing contests.
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, media, society, culture, Americans, world, ethics, activists, humans, freedoms, education, government, rights, politics, news )

Carrie No
- 61 days ago -
Stewart has also had a meaningful impact on my life. The most direct was that he agreed to be in the The Muslims Are Coming! documentary I co-directed. He didnâEUR(TM)t have any skin in the fight against anti-Muslim bigotry,but battling bigotry was important
The Deep Roots of Vigilante Violence in Israeli Society
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, racism, xenophobia, society, culture, violence, rights, murder, death, crime, abuse, sadness, safety, humans, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, news )

Carrie No
- 62 days ago -
In less than 18 hours from Thurs. evening to Fri. afternoon, Israeli racism and xenophobia exploded into three forms of extreme violence. I witnessed two of them. 6 people were stabbed by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade.
Security Cabinet OKs Administrative Detention of Jewish Terror Suspects
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, murder, law, abuse, society, culture, interesting, government, politics, violence, children )

Carrie No
- 64 days ago -
Israel's diplomatic-security cabinet decided on Sunday move forward with administrative detentions ~ detention without trial ~ of Jewish terror suspects, in the wake of Thursday's deadly arson in the West Bank.
A Toddler Dies in the West Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, ethics, murder, rights, freedoms, humans, society, culture, family, children, abuse, government, politics, violence, safety, news )

Carrie No
- 64 days ago -
How the reaction continues to play out will likely depend, in large measure, on how the Israeli justice system deals with the killers. There were already questions, from the Palestinian side, about whether the settlers' relatives, ...
'It Was Off the Wall': FL Police Laundered Millions in Drug Money Overseas and Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle
Society & Culture  (tags: news, police, Florida, law, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, culture, safety, ethics, abuse, corruption, government )

Carrie No
- 64 days ago -
An investigative report by the Miami Herald published today reveals that two local Florida police agencies engaged in a slick money laundering scheme ripped from a Hollywood movie, reaping a whopping $2.4 million for themselves in drug money.
'This Is Not Islam': Refugees Describe Life Under ISIL in Raqqa, Syria
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Syria, ISIS/ISIL/Daesh, Islam, extremists, violence, religion, society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, news, rights, sadness, safety, humans, women, politics, government, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie No
- 64 days ago -
Those who recently fled from Raqqa to Turkey describe a new form of governance taking root as ISIL, also known as ISIS or Daesh, continues its effort to entrench itself into the social fabric of the capital.
'Idols Will Be Cast Out': Israel Charges Third Jewish Suspect for Setting Fire to Christian Shrine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, settler violence, Church of the Multiplication, violence, religion, freedoms, rights, government, ethics, society, culture, safety, politics, sadness, law, interesting )

Carrie No
- 65 days ago -
Authorities accused Moshe Orbach of writing and distributing a document detailing the "necessity" of attacking non-Jewish property and people as well as laying out practical advice to do so, the justice ministry said.

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