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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
- 8 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.
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
- 29 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.
Bloody Sunday Commemoration Continues in Selma
Society & Culture  (tags: Selma march, commemoration, race relations culture, americans, freedoms, society, usa, rights, politics, government )

Cal
- 22 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Bloody Sunday 50th anniversary commemoration continues Sunday with a series of events in Selma before a group retraces the steps that helped secure equal voting rights 50 years ago.
6 Insane Ways the Church of Scientology Has Tried to Silence Its Critics
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Church of Scientology', cults, rights, ethics, freedoms, children, family, society, safety, sadness, news, humans, law, world, interesting )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - rawstory.com
The HBO documentary Going Clear, an investigation inside the Church of Scientology, premieres on March 29. Unsurprisingly, the organization refused to cooperate with the filmâEUR(TM)s directors.
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 )

Carrie
- 27 days 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.
Bill O'Reilly's Sick Pathology: Why His Systematic Lying Is Even Worse Than Reported
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox 'News', Bill O'Reilly, dishonesty, lies, ethics, corruption, society, culture, rights, world, government, freedoms, crime, news, humans, safety, violence )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - salon.com
Fox News' bully may be in hot water for lying about his war correspondence. But his lies go much deeper than that.
In Gaza the Farmers Irrigate the Land With Their Blood
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, farmers, Israeli state terrorism, crime, ethics, government, freedoms, safety, sadness, rights, society, culture, violence, humans )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - palsolidarity.org
Tilling the land in Gaza is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. The Zionist Occupation Forces fire on the peasants and their families while they sow or harvest their own land near the infamous Zionist fence which surrounds Gaza.
Ongoing Harassment and Restrictions on Farmers Around Nablus
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, Palestinian farmers, government, freedoms, crime, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, society, culture, violence, world, safety, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - palsolidarity.org
In high tension regions, where farmers risk settler attacks while accessing their land, District Coordination Offices have negotiated to ensure specific days when Palestinians can access their land under the "supervision" of Israeli forces.
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 )

Carrie
- 28 days 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.
Australian Comedian Tries to Make Sense of American Gun Laws and Nailed It! ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Satire, Political Humor, 2nd Amendment rights, government, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, law, politics, safety, humans, interesting, family, rights, violence, world )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
Jeffries was once the victim of a home invasion in which he was tied up and beaten with his girlfriend, who was also threatened with rape. You'd think he'd have some cause for carrying a gun, no? Wrong!
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 )

Carrie
- 31 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.
Israeli Forces Raid Yet Another Family's Home in Tel Rumeida
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, Hebron, Israeli Occupation Forces, crime, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, politics, government, society, culture, rights, violence, safety, law, sadness )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - palsolidarity.org
On the 10th of March around 1 AM in occupied Al-Khalil (Hebron), Israeli occupation forces raided the home of human rights activist Imad Abu Shamsiya and his family. The soldiers turned the house upside-down; the family watched as soldiers broke ...
Keith Olbermann Calls on Sports Leagues to Abandon 'Medieval' Indiana Over Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Indiana, Americans, NCAA, NFL, ethics, sports, society, culture, gayrights, news, freedoms, humans, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
ESPN's Keith Olbermann has called on the National College Athletic Association and National Football League to boycott Indiana until the state repeals a new law that protects businesses that refuse to provide services to same-sex couples.
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 )

Carrie
- 27 days 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".
Your Teachers Got These 10 Things From History Really, Really Wrong ~ What Lies!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, history, U.S., government, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, children, interesting, politics, dishonesty, movies, media, humans )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - viralnova.com
Our teachers, our text books, and pop culture often misrepresent ~ or straight-up fudge ~ the historical truth to fit with the commonly told stories of what took place. So let's undo some of the damage myths have done to the facts, and find out what ...
 

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