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The Dangerous Influence of Online Hate Speech in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, hate, social media, culture, sadness, society, ethics, death, crime, violence, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
The racist sentiments expressed show how Israeli society has cultivated a false "us vs. them" paradigm, leading many to mistakenly believe that violence against the state is a byproduct of cultural or religious differences, instead of understanding...
Gaza Civilians Pay Price for Combat Between Israel, Hamas
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethics, humans, violence, sadness, safety, death, society, news )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israelis and Palestinians continue to dispute why their conflict has reached another crescendo, one thing is certain: Ordinary Palestinians caught in the asymmetric battle are paying the heaviest price.
Gaza Hospitals Struggle to Treat Injured in Latest Israeli Airstrikes (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, hospitals, doctors, medicine, ethics, death, violence, humans, sadness, safety, rights, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israel continues to pound Gaza with airstrikes -- carrying out 50 bombings overnight Monday and more throughout the day on Tuesday -- Sahbani expressed concern about the capacity of the territory's hospitals to attend to the many injured.
Harrowing Images of Gaza Neighborhood Hit Hardest By Israel (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, human rights, Israel, Gaza, politics, ethics, death, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, violence, women, children, family, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Israeli forces bombarded a neighborhood in Gaza overnight Sunday. According to Reuters, at least 70 Palestinians were reported killed in what was the heaviest bombardment in Israel's 13-day offensive.
Israeli Calls for Palestinian Blood Ring at Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, human rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, politics, government, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, murder, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On the eve of Abu Khudair's lynching, Member of Knesset (Israel's parliament) and government faction whip Ayelet Shaked issued a call over Facebook to ethnically cleanse the land, declaring "the entire Palestinian people is the enemy."
Sacrifice, Suffering and Struggle: MLK's Message Resonates in Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Martin Luther King Jr., racism, ethics, culture, rights, politics, government, humans, sadness, safety, society, violence, murder, media, news, death, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The voices of angry Israeli mobs chanting "death to Arabs" are echoing in the streets of Jerusalem. Online video footage shows Palestinians being chased off public transportation, thrown into lakes and attacked on the street.
Doctors Evacuate Patients After Israel Bombs Hospital (TEXT and ENGLISH AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: International Law, world, Palestine, Israel, hospital, patients, sadness, safety, society, rights, violence, crime, ethics, culture, news, politics, health )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
After a week of threats and "warning rocket" fire last Friday on the al-Wafa rehab and geriatric hospital in eastern Gaza City, the Israeli army heavily shelled the building just hours ago and caregivers are scrambling to evacuate the most vulnerable...
Allow Asylum Seekers Refuge From Violence - Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: Allow, asylum seekers, refuge, violence, Sri Lanka, Australia, boat people )

Marie
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The Australian government recently turned away a boat full of refugees, sending them back to their country of origin to face the lingering dangers of violence from a past civil war. For almost a year the country has been turning away refugees.
DAEWOO: HELP END UZBEK COTTON SLAVERY
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death, child, violence, rights, freedoms )

B
- 12 days ago - walkfree.org
In Uzbekistan's last cotton harvest, eleven citizens forced to pick cotton lost their lives. The tragic losses included Tursunali Sadikov, a 63-year-old farmer who died of a heart attack after being beaten by an official of the Department of Internal
KKK at Gettysburg: Those Opposing White Revolution Will Be 'Going in the Ground'
Society & Culture  (tags: KKK, racists, Americans, ethics, violence, safety, society, rights, news )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - rawstory.com
From a stage in a fenced-off area of the park, speakers delivered diatribes against the conventional foes of the white nationalist organization -- minorities, homosexuals, and President Barack Obama.
Ohio Man Arrested After Friends Parade AR-15s Through Neighborhood, Spouting Racial Slurs (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Open Carry Rally, Cincinnati, racism, ethics, law, police, society, safety, violence, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - rawstory.com
One of two men in the group, which included two women, filmed their open carry rally in the East Price Hill neighborhood, where they walked past District 3 police headquarters and marveled that they were exercising their constitutional rights.
Watch: "Murder on Abortion Row" (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion rights, women, society, violence, rights, activists, ethics, death, safety, media, law, murder )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - pbs.org
In 1996, FRONTLINE took an in-depth look at one case that helped lead to the buffer zone law. Two years earlier, John Salvi, a radical young Catholic abortion opponent, opened fire on two clinics in Brookline, Mass., just outside Boston, and killed two...
Urging the President of Kenya to Enforce the Kenyan Law Forbidding Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) & Early Marriages
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, violence )

Angel
- 22 days ago - change.org
There is fear in the hearts of Kenya's daughters, their cries are unheard, they have no safe haven. These are the cries of girls who face Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) a rite of passage ceremony performed on many girls. Please sign and share
More Restaurants Take a Stand Against Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, restaurants, activists, Americans, good news, society, safety, violence, law, crime, culture, family )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - inc.com
The number of restaurants adopting a no-guns policy is on the rise following Mexican grill Chipotle's recent request that patrons not carry guns when dining.
Women Under the Gun ~ How Gun Violence Affects Women and 4 Policy Solutions to Better Protect Them
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, violence, gun laws, government, politics, abuse, safety, society, death )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - americanprogress.org
Violence against women looks very different than violence against men. Weak gun laws at the federal and state levels leave far too many women facing a fatal end to domestic abuse.
 

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