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End LGBTQ Fear Mongering By The Duggars
Society & Culture  (tags: The Duggars, LGBTQ, discrimination, fear mongering, petition )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - change.org
The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate, and fear-mongering against gays and transgendered people. You need to take a stand on the side of justice and cancel their show.
His Crime Is Autism - Now He Is In Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: African American, Reginald Latson, autism, solitary confinement, prison )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - peteearley.com
WARNING: This story should make you angry! Latson, who has an IQ of 69, is African American and was wearing a hoodie. Events went downhill from there. A little boy trapped in a man's body with limited understanding of what had happened to him or why.
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 1 day ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
Palestinian and International Activists Cross Makeshift Bridges Over the Separation Wall (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, sadness, activists )

CarrieSIC
- 1 day ago - palsolidarity.org
The non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian worshippers wishing to access Al-Aqsa Mosque in the past months.The Israeli forces shouted and pushed activists as well as journalists on several occasions
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 days 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.
Iran Threatens to Flood Gaza With 'Millions' of Iranian Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Gaza, Syria, Muslims, Islam, Middle East, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 2 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The head of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has claimed it is raising an army of "millions" to flood Gaza and Syria to support Tehran's allies.
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
- 2 days 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.
Philippenes: Islamic Rebels Attack Hospital in Mindanao, Two Dead
Society & Culture  (tags: Jihadis, attack, Philppenes, hospital, kill at least two )

Beth
- 3 days ago - reliefweb.int
Despite peace accords with the main rebel group of Mindanao, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and a process toward autonomy for the Muslim regions in the southern Philippines, the objective of peace remains far in the south. After openly supp....
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
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Perhaps delusion helps privileged people rationalize their greed.
Report: Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, anti-Semtiism )

David
- 4 days ago - tabletmag.com
Study cites 35 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents from 2013. Cases of verbal and physical assault are up. In August 5 drunk teenagers boarded a schoolbus carrying Jewish children yelling "Heil Hitler" and "Kill the Jews."
How Detroit Is Splitting Into Two Cities for Rich and Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, americans, economy, Detroit, business, abuse )

Cal
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
A journey across a city divided post-bankruptcy.
Iraqi TV Host Breaks Down in Tears at Plight of Christians   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Iraq, ISIS, culture, ethics, media, religion, sadness, violence )

Sabina
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
Iraqi Poet Abu Al-Hassanein Al-Rub'i: "The Christians have done nothing wrong. They haven't hurt a soul. On the contrary, they are peaceful people, who love all sects. They are honorable people, with high moral values.
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
- 5 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
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, marriage, Islam, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, religion, rights, women )

Sabina
- 5 days ago - meforum.org
A Saudi teenager, told she would marry a handsome young man whom she had been allowed to meet, was shocked when she discovered that her father had tricked her and that her groom was a man in his nineties. She is 17-years old.
In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, celebrity, society, politics, Bill Cosby )

Cal
- 6 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."
 

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