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Stop Virginity Exams for Women to Join the Indonesian Police.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, religion, rights, police, women, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

Gregory
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Many women feel degraded, violated and sometimes painful exams to see if they are still a virgin just to apply to join the Indonesian National Police. Please join in protesting this unnecessary testing for women just to apply to join the police force.
Islamic Human Slaughterhouses For Christians Discovered
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, Christians, slaughter, organ theft, corruption, crime, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 15 hours ago - madworldnews.com
The slaughterhouses, much like those for butchering livestock, have been discovered in Albania, Syria, and the Balkans, in which prisoners, particularly Christians, are being used for their organs.
Four Sordid Tales of Selfishness of the Super-Rich
Society & Culture  (tags: class warfare, habits of the rich and famous, ethics, culture, family, ethics, dishonesty, police, law, politics, society, usa )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Perhaps delusion helps privileged people rationalize their greed.
Save the Iraqi Christian Community!
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Iraqis, Christians, Islam, Muslims, war, ISIS, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 3 days ago - citizengo.org
Today, the world is witnessing the mass persecution and genocide of the Iraqi Christian population. Sadly, the international community has expressed very little concern about their fate, with few coming to their aid. The disappearance of the Christian
In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, celebrity, society, politics, Bill Cosby )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
Barbara Bowman, who in 1985 was a 17-year-old aspiring actress on the Cosby Show, says the comic actor "brainwashed me into viewing him as a father figure, and then assaulted me multiple times."
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A Chocolate Factory With a Higher Purpose
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, interesting, philanthropy, business, acitvism, making adiffrence, society, goodnews )

Cal
- 8 days ago - csmonitor.com
Shawn Askinosie works directly with developing-world growers to sweeten their lives, too.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ft. Lauderdale: Stop Criminalizing Feeding of the Poor and Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, crime, culture, homelessness, unjust laws, society, politics, police, law, news )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
90 year old Arnold Abbott of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl has been feeding the homeless since 1990. A new city ordinance has now made this illegal
These Are The Questions Veterans Are Tired Of Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, military, veterans, men, women, society, culture, education, interesting, news, freedoms, world, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Common misperceptions about men and women in uniform can have harmful effects -- just ask a vet. Judging from a 2012 survey by veterans advocacy group The Mission Continues, civilians have a lot to learn about those who've served in the armed forces.
Boy Who Lost Dad And Uncle In Iraq Finds Comfort, Proves Why Military Family Services Matter
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Afghanistan, children, family, Americans, military, society, Project Focus, humans, death, education )

CarrieSIC
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rosanna Powers' fiancé and brother died within 30 hours of each other in Iraq in 2004. Now, just over a decade after their deaths, she sees both of them in her 11-year-old son -- a comforting but difficult reality.
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

CarrieSIC
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
Does The Wild Truth Tell the True Story of Chris McCandless?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, death, family, ethics, humans, interesting, society, culture, sadness, violence, safety )

CarrieSIC
- 9 days ago - outsideonline.com
An explosive memoir by Carine McCandless provides new details about a toxic family environment that drove her brother to embark on the famous and fatal quest immortalized by Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild.
JACOB NAMMAR- BORN IN JERUSALEM, BORN PALESTINIAN ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, ethnic cleansing, society, culture, crime, death, violence, politics, government, family, ethics, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 9 days ago - youtu.be
Now a retired business executive living in San Antonio, Texas, Jacob Nammar was born in Jerusalem in 1941, lived in it during the remaining years of the British Mandate until 1947, witnessed the Palestinian Nakba of 1948, and endured its aftermath.
Country on Wrong Track, Say People Who Did Not Vote ~ Andy Borowitz ~ HUMOR/SATIRE
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, government, Americans, elections, humor, satire, society, freedoms, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 10 days ago - newyorker.com
The United States of America is on the wrong track and no one is taking action to fix it, says a broad majority of registered voters who did not vote last Tuesday.
Proof That Horses And Dogs Make The Best Of Friends!
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, horses, dogs, friendship, humans, interesting, society, environment, education )

CarrieSIC
- 10 days ago - littlethings.com
We can learn quite a lot from our animal friends. They love one another regardless of their differences, which is why so many different species end up becoming the most unlikely best of buds!
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 10 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
 

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