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Vandals Target Hindus and Muslims in Washington County With Swastikas and Warnings to 'Go Home' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, hate crimes, Hindus, Muslims, Human Rights, freedoms, violence, safety, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, news, sadness, rights, religion, abuse, crime )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - rawstory.com
No suspects have been identified in the case, but the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said swastikas and warnings for Muslims to "go home" were found Sunday morning painted on Skyview Junior High School, about three blocks away.
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
- 5 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.
Duggar Daughter Casts Judgment Against Liberal Christians: You're Going to Hell, But I'M Not
Society & Culture  (tags: women, 'Duggar Family', 'Quiverfull Movement', Jessa Duggar, religion, society, sadness, ethics, rights, freedoms, culture, education, humans, interesting, family, children )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
Reality TV star Jessa Duggar lectured Christians in a lengthy Facebook post about GodâEUR(TM)s wrathful judgment. Duggar said the Bible teaches that God must punish sin with eternal damnation, and she sneered at "distorted" translations of the Bible that ...
ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller's Death Confirmed By Photo
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Kayla Mueller, death, terrorists, ISIS/ISIL, society, culture, sadness, abuse, women, rights, news, violence, world )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - thedailybeast.com
U.S. officials confirmed that the 26 year old American aid worker is deceased, but say there's no evidence she died in a Jordanian airstrike as the terrorists claim.
The Shame of Killing Contests Mars Humankind
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, animals, 'killing contests', society, culture, ethics, law, humans, sadness, rights, activists, news, freedoms, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - abqjournal.com
The man in the photo was me and the 39 dead coyotes were the victims of a killing contest held just the weekend before Christmas. A few of the animals had been skinned, but most of the bodies were intact, except, of course, for the bullet holes.
Same Trailer, Different Park
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, affordable housing, elderly, poor, mobile homes, mobile home parks, society, culture, ethics, family, humans, interesting, money, news, sadness )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - contexts.org
All of us here in Silver Sands are being evicted. This 55 and older mobile home park once housed about 130 residents. The few who had money saved or families willing to house them are already gone. The rest of us have 6 months to get our selves, our ...
Racial Terrorism in America: Group Wants to Honor 4,000 Lynching Victims With Historical Markers
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, American South, racism. Alabama, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, government, humans, sadness, violence, politics, abuse, activists, freedoms )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
An Alabama-based civil rights organization found that over the course of the South's turbulent racial history, some 4,000 people are known to have been lynched. Historian Bryan Stevenson intends to make these killings a matter of public record.
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
- 7 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.
Palestinian Girl Recounts Imprisonment
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, international law, children, Malak al-Khatib, children, violence, safety, society, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has circumvented international law to classify Palestinian children as minors only up to the age of 16, in clear violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in order to arrest and detain Palestinian youths.
Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, society, women, violence, world )

Sabine
- 27 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to the World Health Organization, female genital mutilation, or FGM, can cause severe bleeding and problems urinating, and later cysts, infections, and infertility as well as complications in childbirth and increased risk of newborn deaths.
In NYC, Port Authority Tells Group Not to Hand Out Blankets, Doesn't Want Homeless 'Too Comfortable'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, NYC, homeless, freezing temperatures, blankets, society, ethics, humans, health, crime, sadness, safety, rights, government, freedoms, dishonesty, family, news )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - dailykos.com
Volunteers with Saxton/Hart tried to help those in need during frigid temperatures by handing out blankets at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and were shocked when authorities turned them away:
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
- 15 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.
 

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