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Murders of Gays, Lesbians in US Increased Last Year: Study
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, culture, LGBTQ, rights, freedoms, law, ethics, family, humans, death, safety, news )

Carrie
- 176 days ago - rawstory.com
The violence in 2015 was the highest since 2012, according to the report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).
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
- 176 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 People Dead After a Nightclub Shooting in Orlando, Gunman Identified
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, violence, sadness, murder, gunsdeath, crime )

Cal
- 177 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.
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 180 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
TAKE ACTION NOW! Punish Boys Who Allegedly Set Jewish School Bus on Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semtiism, crime, law, children, ethics, law, safety, society, rights )

Cal
- 208 days ago - forcechange.com
Punish five boys who set a Jewish school bus on fire in an alleged hate crime.
Task Force Accuses Chicago Police of Institutional Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, racism, study, systematic racism, Chicago Police, Chicago Police Dept., society, culture, crime, americans, ethics, law, government, rights, safety, news )

Cal
- 236 days ago - cnn.com
Chicago is once again seething with rage after a deadly shooting by a police officer, the latest in a spate of violence that has strained relations between the community and law enforcement.
Abschaffung Der Sommerzeit/ Abolition of Summertime
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, child, environment, government, humans, interesting, internet, news, society, world, women, rights, usa, safety, politics, media, law, ethics, family, health, freedoms )

Patricia
- 255 days ago - weact.campact.de
Bitte sorgen Sie mit Ihrer Stimme für eine schnellstmögliche Abschaffung der Sommerzeit.
SIGN NOW! Pass The Paws ACT
Society & Culture  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, women, safety, family, ethics, law, government )

Cal
- 258 days ago - change.org
the Pets and WomenâEUR(TM)s Safety Act, or PAWS Act, would supply funding to help shelters take in people and pets fleeing violence. This would alleviate abuse victimsâEUR(TM) fears about their petsâEUR(TM) safety, and get them out of dangerous situations faster.
PETITION : Mass Rape Should Be a War Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, abuse, dishonesty, safety, crime )

Monika
- 264 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: President Obama. Mass rape by government soldiers is terrorizing girls throughout Africa. Denounce sexual violence by soldiers as a war crime and encourage aid to these innocent victims.
SIGN PLEASE! Somalia: Ban All Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, culture, crime, women, world, safety, health, politics, society )

Cal
- 269 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We fully commend the total ban proposal by the government of Puntland and encourage the central government to consider urgent comprehensive legislative action
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Women and Families to End Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: justice for indigneous women, indigenous women, Canada, politics, government, ethics, crime, culture, women, world, society, safety, violence, rights, police, law, education, children, news )

Cal
- 275 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government has listened to the voices of activists who have called for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A public inquiry into this human rights tragedy has been called.
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
- 276 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
- 282 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.
Texas Academics Told to Avoid 'Sensitive Topics' to Prevent Angering Gun-Toting Students
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, guns and more guns, gun laws, gun violence, education, ethics, freedoms, violence, safety, law, rights, society, politics, government, interesting )

Carrie
- 286 days ago - rawstory.com
The faculty senate at the University of Houston prepared a slideshow for recent faculty forums warning that academics may want to 'be careful discussing sensitive topics' drop certain topics from your curriculum; not 'go there' if you sense anger...

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