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Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 104 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 104 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
50 Killed in Florida Nightclub, Shooter Pledged ISIS Allegiance (Videos)
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT nightclub, Orlando Florida, gayrights, fatal shootings, murder, family, crime, violence, sadness, videos )

Barb
- 104 days ago - cnn.com
Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen was interviewed by the FBI in 2013 and 2014, FBI Assistant Special Agent Ronald Hopper told reporters Sunday. "Those interviews turned out to be inconclusive, so there was nothing to keep the
50 People Dead After a Nightclub Shooting in Orlando, Gunman Identified
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, violence, sadness, murder, gunsdeath, crime )

Cal
- 105 days ago - wsaz.com
Approximately 50 people are dead and at least 53 hurt after a gunman opened fire and took hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning, Orlando Police said.
Punish Men For Burning Girl Alive Due to Rejected Marriage Proposal
Society & Culture  (tags: burning girl alive, rejected marriage proposal, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, humans, sadness, women, world )

Lone
- 110 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Punish those responsible for burning a girl alive because she rejected a marriage proposal.
Woman, 72, Whose Family House Was Stolen Through Deed Fraud Has No Right to Sue
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, government, law, news, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 134 days ago - nydailynews.com
An elderly Manhattan woman whose family homestead in Queens was stolen through deed fraud has no right to sue the city or the City Registrar for damages, a Queens judge ruled Friday.
Here Are 6 Things You Probably DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Prince
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, music, Prince, obituary, society, sadness, news )

Cal
- 154 days ago - alternet.org
The many myths that made Prince so much more than merely a man.
Donald Trump and Germany in the 1930s: Reflections After a Visit to Nuremberg
Society & Culture  (tags: world, government, society, culture, Hitler, Trump, politics, ethics, crime, freedoms, rights, violence, sadness, safety, abuse, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 204 days ago - commondreams.org
The Nuremberg tour and my contemplation of the Nazi horror confirmed for me in a visceral way the dangerous situation we are facing in our country. More and more people seem inclined to accept the words of a vicious and ego-driven man.
Ku Klux Klan Rally in Anaheim Erupts in Violence; 3 Are Stabbed and 13 Arrested
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Hate groups, society, culture, KKK, protesters, rights, ethics, freedoms, abuse, sadness, safety, humans, news, crime )

Carrie
- 210 days ago - latimes.com
Brian Levin, director of Cal State San Bernardino's Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said he was standing near the KKK members when several protesters attacked them with two-by-fours and other weapons.
'Congrats on Your College Degrees. Here Are Your Food Stamps.' TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, society, politics, government, rights, sadness, dishonesty, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 210 days ago - samuel-warde.com
The dirty little secret of the education industry is that there are people teaching at universities and colleges but being paid a pittance. As in, so low, they have to take 2 and 3 other jobs (Uber, anyone?!) to make ends meet.
Chomsky: Trump's Rise Fueled By Same Societal 'Breakdown' That Birthed Hitler ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Chomsky, Americans, politics, society, culture, humans, world, election, Trump, Hitler, interesting, sadness, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 214 days ago - rawstory.com
The famed linguist and political scientist discussed the presidential election in a recent interview with Alternet, where he was asked to explain Trump's growing popularity with Republican voters.
Bombs and Blockade Make Gaza's Floods Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, suffering, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, family, abuse, violence, sadness, news, humans, rights, safety, government, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 217 days ago - electronicintifada.net
2000 hens died on Qandil Lawalha's poultry farm after it was hit by a storm. That was more than half of all the hens he owned. Located in Rafah, a city near GazaâEUR(TM)s border with Egypt, the farm had previously been shelled by Israel in summer 2014.
PETITION: Public Prosecutor Appeal This Ridiculously Sentence for Killing a Child
Society & Culture  (tags: child, death, crime, safety, society, violence, dishonesty, ethics, children, sadness, rights )

MonikaAWA
- 236 days ago - change.org
Regardless of race, colour or creed - he killed an innocent 9 year old human being in a hit and run last year while high on drugs and gets 6 months home detention.
PETITION : South Africa : STOP 'CORRECTIVE RAPE'
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, abuse, culture, dishonesty, ethics, women, violence, world, sadness, rights, humans )

MonikaAWA
- 236 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Corrective rape the vicious practice of raping lesbians to "cure" their sexuality, is a crisis in South Africa.Millicent Gaika, pictured above, was bound, strangled, and repeatedly raped in an attack last year. NO ONE should have to go through ...
Not a Game: Sex Trafficking of Children During the Super Bowl PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, abuse, children, crime, humans, Sex trafficking, Super Bowl, rape, sadness, ethics, law, news, police, women )

Marcia
- 248 days ago - notagame.covenanthouse.org
Unless we act now, far too many children will be at risk of being forced to sell sex during one of our country's biggest sporting events of this year.

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