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4 Police Officers Dead After Shooting in Downtown Dallas
Society & Culture  (tags: Dallas, Texas, DART, police officers, protest, dead, injured, mass shooting, mass killing )

Dandelion
- 50 days ago - nbcdfw.com
At least eight other Dallas police officers were hit, including three that are in critical condition; three additional DART officers suffered injuries that were not life threatening in the shooting.
Israelis, Many Of Ethiopian Descent, Stage Mass Protest In Tel Aviv Demanding Equality For All
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, racism, protest, activists, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, interesting, government, society )

Carrie
- 481 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Last week's viral video showing an Israeli policeman beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier triggered mass protests in Tel Aviv during Sunday's rush hour. Thousands of Israelis poured into the streets to demand an end to recurring racism, particularly ...
Afghan Men Don Burqas And March For Women's Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, burqa, men, protest, GBV, violence against women, Human Rights, gender inequality )

Evelyn
- 496 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women's rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
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
- 546 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.
Israel Sentences Palestinian Teen Lina Khattab to 6 Months in Prison for Protesting ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, protest, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Lina Khattab, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, safety, sadness, news, rights, dishonesty, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 554 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Lina Khattab, an 18-year-old Birzeit University student and dancer in the prominent El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe, was arrested by Israeli troops on December 13 2014.
99 Rise - Together We Rise - Take Action Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: 99 Rise, Supreme Court, protest, video, Citizens United, Mccutcheon )

Dandelion
- 576 days ago - 99rise.org
Building a nationwide movement to get big money out of American politics through nonviolent action. Petition inside for the Supreme Court 7 who spoke truth to power, were arrested, and face trial this spring. Watch video of protest within the Court.
Georgia Teacher Fired For Protesting Michael Brown Shooting - Tell School District to Reinstate Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, Fulton County School District, Maryam Shakir, teacher, firing, protest, Michael Brown shooting, Darren Wilson, non-indictment, free speech rights, reinstatement, petition )

LucyKalei
- 602 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Maryam Shakir arranged for a substitute to cover her class, & took part in walk-out denouncing non-indictment of Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death. Georgia teachers don't have collective bargaining rights, so she can't contest her firing. But we can!
Justice For Michael Brown - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Justice, Michael Brown, Eric Holder, Officer Darren Wilson, petition, 1st Amendment rights, protest )

Dandelion
- 631 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Enough is enough. Join us in demanding the Department of Justice brings federal criminal charges against Officer Darren Wilson and defends our 1st Amendment rights to protest until Michael Brown's killer is brought to justice.
Bay Area Demonstrators Succeed, If Only Temporarily, in 'Blocking the Boat for Gaza' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Block the Boat', Israel, Palestine, protest, free Gaza, world, ethics, humans, politics, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 739 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Thousands of demonstrators demanding an end to the siege of Gaza and justice for all Palestinians succeeded - if only temporarily - in preventing an Israeli-owned freighter from docking at the Port of Oakland yesterday.
Turkish (Islamist) Deputy PM: Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, immodesty, Turkey, Bulent Arinc, women's rights, laughing, protest )

Beth
- 746 days ago - clarionproject.org
Bülent Arınç said today that women should refrain from laughing in public, because it's immodest. In response to Arınç's remarks, hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on social media platforms.
Every Protest on the Planet Since 1979 Mapped
Society & Culture  (tags: Protest, unrest, world upheaval, Global Database of Events, Language, Tone, 1979, injustice, unrest )

Dandelion
- 1074 days ago - foreignpolicy.com
From Cairo to Wall Street to the West Bank, plotting a world of upheaval. The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone has recorded nearly 250 million events since 1979, according to its website, and is updated daily. People realize injustice.
Occupy Coca- Cola !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protest, Coca-Cola, corporations )

CherAWAY
- 1770 days ago - occupycoke.com
If we all stop drinking their product, a product that has no nutritional value, we can take this corporation down. We can show the true power we have.
Hedges: Every Act of Rebellion Helps Tear Down Our Corrupt System
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, society, protest, humans, culture, ethics, crime, education, news, world, law )

Cal
- 2082 days ago - alternet.org
Hope and justice live when people, even in tiny numbers, stand up and fight for them.
Violence in the Amazon - 1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Indigenous Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: Amazon, Equadorian, Indigenous Peoples, protest, state violence, , United Nations Declaration on the Rights )

Rosemary
- 2518 days ago - republicoflakotah.com
Ecuadorian police have attacked peaceful Shuar Indigenous protesters near the town of Macas in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon, leaving at least one Shuar teacher dead. Please join Cultural Survival in condemning this state violence Continued>
Woody Harrelson Calls for Green Activism
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ecofriendly, greenliving, activists, protest )

Patricia
- 3256 days ago - latimes.com
Woody Harrelson called for more anti-oil activism at a media and technology conference Thursday, though he declined to say how far he was willing to go personally as a protester.
 

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