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American Pastor Saeed Writes Letter Thanking President Obama for Standing Up For The Persecuted ~ TEXT & PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: government, President Obama, Pastor Saeed Abedini, Iran, U.S., Christians, religion, rights, freedoms, ethics, family, law, interesting, society, world, safety, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - aclj.org
Yesterday, Pastor Saeed told a family member in Iran who was able to visit him that President ObamaâEUR(TM)s willingness to take the time to meet with his wife and kids greatly encouraged him.
'Two Blue Lines,' Tom Hayes's Third Film on Palestine, Premieres Tonight in Columbus (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, documentary film, Tom Hayes, ethics, society, culture, arts, family, freedoms, government, rights, politics, humans, law, sadness, violence )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Tom Hayes's brilliant new documentary Two Blue Lines explores the passionate dispute among Israeli citizens about their government's Occupation of Palestine. The film deftly splices together dueling creeds and the result is electrifying, because it's ...
Occupier's Justice: Heads and Tails You Lose
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, law, justice, freedoms, Human Rights, government, ethics, family, society, rights, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
esterday I had an idea for a short story to explain the unrelenting insanity of the occupation for ordinary Palestinians. Tell me what you think. In my story, there is a Palestinian family, letâEUR(TM)s call them the Jaabaris, and they live next to a Jewish...
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Practically Torture, and WeâEUR(TM)re Doing It to Kids?
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, children, solitary confinement, ethics, abuse, law, politics, police, society, usa, rights )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every day across the country, kids as young as 13 are held in solitary confinement with almost no human contact for days or months at a time.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Combating the Scourge of Sexual Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: college rape, survivors, responsiblity, law, women's rights, college law enforcement, government, ethics, culture, americans, education, police, rights, crime )

Cal
- 6 days ago - cbsnews.com
This Spring, the Association of American Universities plans to question 800,000 college students about the problem of sexual assault on campus.
After 37 Years in Prison, Innocent North Carolina Man Freed
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, GoodNews, law, society )

Phyllis
- 7 days ago - news.yahoo.com
His attorney, Christine Mumma, took the case in 2004 and felt like she had been running out of options and considered closing the case in 2012. Then court clerks discovered a misplaced envelope of evidence while cleaning out a high shelf of a vault.
Jim CrowâEUR(TM)s Polite Sons
Society & Culture  (tags: Martin Luther King, world, society, culture, Americans, racism, racial equality, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, justice, ethics, government, rights, politics, activists, abuse, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Dr. KingâEUR(TM)s life deeply motivates me to proudly stand as a Jew in solidarity with my Palestinian sisters and brothers who are brutally oppressed under Israeli occupation, siege and military aggression.
Israel âEUR~Failed to Minimize Civilian Toll in Gaza WarâEUR(TM): Independent Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Physicians for Human Rights, Human Rights, Israeli war crimes, Palestine, death, ethics, crime, education, abuse, government, world, violence, freedoms, family, women, children, law, politics, news, murder, humans )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not give sufficient warning for civilians to evacuate residential areas before striking them,according to the report partly commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights & carried out by 8 independent medical
Palestinian Student Activist Diaa Hroub Imprisoned Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, society, culture, ethics, law, police, news, violence, rights, politics, government, safety, world, abuse, interesting )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - samidoun.ca
Diaa Hroub, Palestinian student activist with the Progressive Democratic Student Pole (the left-wing student union group at Bir Zeit University), has already been held for six months under an administrative detention order. There has been charge or trial.
Detention Extended for Lina Khattab, Malaak Khatib; Mona Qa'Adan Trial Postponed for 19time ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, unlawful detention, ethics, women, sadness, rights, freedoms, safety, humans, news, society, culture, law )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - samidoun.ca
Lina Khattab is accused of "throwing stones" and "participating in an unlawful demonstration," charges frequently used against Palestinians participating in or near public demonstrations calling for Palestinian freedom.
Nidal Abu Aker Among 36 Palestinians Issued Administrative Detention Orders; 67 So Far in January
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'administrative detention', Israel, Palestine, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, interesting, law, politics, government, news, rights, safety, crime, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - samidoun.ca
Israeli military courts confirmed or issued administrative detention orders - for imprisonment without charge or trial - against 36 Palestinian political prisoners by 14 January 2015. 67 administrative detention orders have now been issued or renewed ...
Free Speech Has Not Been Kind to Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, free speech, media, humans, society, culture, religion, rights, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, abuse, world, safety, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
It's simplistic to equate the violence of the gunmen who murdered the cartoonists with Islam when their worldview has become so hate-filled by the very way the West has treated Muslims and their nations in the past 100 years.
DA Files Murder Charges Against Officers in James Boyd Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, police shooting, Kari Branbenburg, James Boyd, homeless, humans, law, police, death, society, culture, rights, ethics, good news, freedoms, safety )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - abqjournal.com
Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg filed paperwork Monday charging two Albuquerque police officers each with an open count of murder in the fatal shooting of a homeless camper in Albuquerque's foothills last March.
Billings Montana Police Officer Grant Morrison and His License to Kill
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, culture, ethics, government, law, murder, sadness, police, violence )

Gregory
- 20 days ago - m.dailykos.com
Grant Morrison of the Billings Montana PD, was just cleared of his second shooting and death of an unarmed civilian during a traffic stop in 2 years. This link shows both shooting death in 2 videos from his dashcam.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Trafficking of Children at Major Sporting Events
Society & Culture  (tags: human trafficking, forced prostitution, forced prostitution, children, culture, sadness, law, ethics, politics, sports )

Cal
- 21 days ago - change.org
Every year, approximately 100,000 children are forced into prostitution in the United States... and many are illegally "bused in" to locations hosting major sporting events like the Super Bowl.
 

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