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End Sexual Assault on College Campuses! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: college, sexual assault, campus, students, law, human rights, investigation )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Over 11 million women are currently making their way to college for the start of their fall semester. 84% of women who reported sexually coercive experiences said the incidents took place within their first four semesters on campus.
Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalist Being Sued for Tying Up and Choking 12-Year-Old Boy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, Ferguson Missouri, Justin Cosma, bad cops, lawsuit, crime, culture, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, safety, violence, police, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
A police officer who arrested a journalist earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri is also facing a federal civil rights lawsuit for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old boy while working for another department two years ago, the Huffington Post reported.
The Darker Side for Gays in Lebanon
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, law, gayrights, safety, rights, police )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
In a country where civil liberties remain the prerogative of the powerful and wealthy, the Lebanese gay scene is to be treaded carefully.
WATCH: SC Police Beat Man in Walmart as Horrified Shoppers Beg Officers to Stop (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Greenville SC, Walmart, police, corruption, abuse, rights, sadness, society, law, safety, violence, ethics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Police authorities in Greenville, South Carolina are reviewing video of an arrest at a Walmart store Saturday afternoon where an officer can be seen repeatedly punching a suspect in the head as horrified shoppers begged him to stop.
Netanyahu Warns Gaza Civilians After Israel Destroys Apartment Block
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, war crimes, violence, death, ethics, dishonesty, murder, safety, society, humans, news, government, sadness, crime, abuse, corruption, freedoms, world, law )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri described Netanyahu's warnings to Gazans to steer clear of potential targets "a clear example of war crimes" against Gaza's civilian population.
Darren Wilson's First Job Was on a Troubled Police Force Disbanded By Authorities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, racism, Ferguson Missouri, Jennings Missouri, ethics, culture, violence, death, law, sadness, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The small city of Jennings, Mo., had a police department so troubled, and with so much tension between white officers and black residents, that the city council finally decided to disband it. Everyone in the Jennings police department was fired.
GoFundMe: Stop Profiting From Racially-Motivated Donors, Celebrating Michael Brown's Death ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, internet, violence )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown. Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising
Israel Bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch Workers From Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Gaza, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, ethics, violence, death, freedoms, dishonesty, society, humans, death, world, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel has been refusing to allow employees of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to enter the Gaza Strip in order to conduct their own independent investigations into the fighting, using various bureaucratic excuses.
Six Vital Conversations Jumpstarted on the Streets of Ferguson - From Moyers and Company -
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 3 days ago - billmoyers.com
But the shooting of Michael Brown -- along with a number of similar, troubling, fatal incidents in which a police officer's overreaction ended in a black man's death -- have started a nationwide conversation about race, class and the nature of American-->
Darren Wilson Supporters Rally in St. Louis: 'We Will Not Hide. We Will No Longer Live in Fear'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, Darren Wilson supporters, police, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, media, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
The rally, held in a parking lot adjacent to Barney's Sports Pub, drew a small crowd relative to the size of the Ferguson rally's in support of Brown, and featured a speaker claiming to represent the online campaign Support Darren Wilson.
Cop Who Pushed CNN Host Suspended -- But Not Fired -- After Video of His Racist Rant Emerges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, racism, President Obama, St. Louis County Police, Dan Page, police, society, ethics, dishonesty, news, Christian organization of Oath Keepers, media, law, interesting, rights )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
The video, posted online this past May, shows Officer Dan Page giving a speech before members of the Christian organization the Oath Keepers. At one point, he shows the audience a picture of himself in Kenya, saying he went there to search for the...
The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 5 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Investigators Into Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, dishonesty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, human rights, investigators, death, violence, crime, ethics, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The Israeli authorities appear to have been playing bureaucratic games with us over access to Gaza, conditioning it on entirely unreasonable criteria even as the death toll mounts," Anne FitzGerald, Amnesty International's director of Research and Crisis
8-Year-Old Endured Horrific Abuse Before Mom and Boyfriend Beat Him to Death: Witnesses
Society & Culture  (tags: Antelope Valley California, child abuse, death, social service, foster care, family, children, ethics, law, sadness, safety, society, crime, violence )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Sworn testimony revealed that he was forced to eat rotten food, feces and his own vomit. He was repeatedly locked in a tiny cabinet with a sock shoved into his mouth to muffle his screams.
 

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