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Think Islamists Are the Only Religious Terrorists? Meet Some Famous Killers for Christ
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Christianity, world, violence, crime, death, murder, ethics, society, culture, humans, interesting, news, dishonesty )

CarrieSic
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
We at the Raw Story Historic Corrections Desk, thought we'd share some examples of Christian extremist violence for the edification of our right-leaning friends who seem to believe that it's nothing but Christmas trees and Easter Lilies on their side ...
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 )

CarrieSic
- 15 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.
ISIS Captors Cared Little About Religion, Says Former Hostage
Society & Culture  (tags: world, prisoners, ISIS ISIL, violence, religion, politics, humans, ethics, sadness, safety, women, news, health, freedoms, culture, abuse )

CarrieSic
- 28 days ago - edition.cnn.com
A French journalist's ISIS captors cared little about religion, Didier Francois -- who spent over 10 months as the group's prisoner in Syria -- told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on Tuesday.
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 )

CarrieSic
- 22 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 Brooklyn Punks Who Dreamed of ISIS
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, terrorism, ISIS/ISIL, society, Brooklyn, jihad, family, freedoms, culture, children, interesting, humans, politics )

CarrieSic
- 6 days ago - thedailybeast.com
They were Central Asian immigrants who dressed in hoodies and high-tops and looked younger than their 19 and 24 years. But prosecutors say they were headed to wage jihad in Syria
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
- 3 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.
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 )

CarrieSic
- 22 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.
How ISIS Shuttles Information Across The Internet
Society & Culture  (tags: world, ISIS/ISIL, terrorism, media, internet, society, culture, ethics, abuse, crime, death, violence, news, murder )

CarrieSic
- 26 days ago - gawker.com
On Tuesday, people around the world were able to watch Islamist militants burn a man alive as easily as they could see Rihanna and Kanye's new music video. The face of the victim, Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh, was plastered across Facebook and CNN.
Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, society, women, violence, world )

Sabine
- 25 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.
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 )

CarrieSic
- 5 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.
Quarter of British Muslims Sympathise With Charlie Hebdo Terrorists
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, UK, France, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 5 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Some 27 per cent of British Muslims sympathise with Paris gunmen, while more than one in ten say satirical cartoons "deserve" to be attacked
Isis Chops Off Women's Hands
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, Islam, Muslims, abuse, culture, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, women )

Penny
- 17 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
"Today evening, the IS militants cut three women's hands off for unknown charges," an anonymous source in the Nineveh province told the Iraqi News, while later reports suggested they were punished for using mobile phones.
Fear, Inc. 2.0 ~ The Islamophobia Network's Efforts to Manufacture Hate in America (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: society, religion, 'Hate In America', Islamophobia, ethics, culture, abuse, sadness, rights, freedoms, government, politics, violence, Islamophobia Network, humans, dishonesty, education, news )

CarrieSic
- 20 days ago - americanprogress.org
At its core, the United States is a nation built on a few fundamental values. The values of freedom of religion and basic civil liberties are enshrined in the Bill of Rights and have been upheld time and time again by the U.S. Congress and courts.
Jewish Groups That Blindly Support Israel Make US and European Jews Potential Victims of Violence ~ Uri Avnery
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, U.S., Europe, Middle-East, Jews, anti-Semitism, Zionism, colonialism, society, politics, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, ethics, culture, violence, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Uri Avnery's latest column says that the attacks on Jews in Europe are not anti-Semitic in the classic definition, but are an outgrowth of the conflict between Zionism and indigenous people in the Middle East and the transformation of that conflict ...
 

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