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Yemen: End Child Marriages By Enacting and Enforcing a Minimum Age of Marriage Law
World  (tags: women, equality, girls, petitions, Yemen, civil rights, marriage )

Freya
- 305 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
My message to other parents is that they should not think of marrying their daughters at a young age, girls should go to school. I don't want any girl to suffer as I did. Girls should be educated in order to be able to live happily and in dignity.
When We Kill Without Caring -- Bill Moyers
World  (tags: americans, civil rights, Human rights, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, violence, world )

Kit
- 527 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The Times told of a Muslim cleric in Yemen named Salem Ahmed bin Ali Jaber, standing in a village mosque denouncing Al Qaeda. It was a brave thing to do - a respected tribal figure, arguing against terrorism. But two days later, when he and a police-->
Secrecy in the State Police ACTION US
World  (tags: government, police, transparency, NJ, Christie, civil rights, acluethics )

Nancy
- 662 days ago - ssl.capwiz.com
The methods used by the State Police to avoid sharing information with the public go far beyond anyone's security interests. They leave the public in the dark about issues that directly affect them.
Australia's Painful Journey Towards Indigenous Rights
World  (tags: world, news, indigenous rights, Aborigines, Australia, civil rights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, society, politics, conflict, HumanRights )

Cal
- 896 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The fracas that engulfed the country's prime minister during Aboriginal protests on Australia Day speaks volumes about a society still coming to terms with its past
JORDAN: MIXED MARRIAGES, GEOPOLITICS AND A GENDER DOUBLE STANDARD
World  (tags: world, politics, Jordan society, society, law, civil rights, news, middle-east, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, interesting, government, ethics )

Cal
- 1080 days ago - worldcrunch.com
The husband and children of a Jordanian woman can never become a citizen, and enjoys no basic rights in the country. Many of those shut out are Palestinian, which makes the law even more difficult to undo.
Nothing Humanitarian About U.S. Intervention
World  (tags: Civil Rights, children, conflict, death, freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights, Libya, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, United States, violence, world )

Kit
- 1218 days ago - socialistworker.org
This "mission creep" is typical in the history of so-called "humanitarian interventions," from Somalia to Kosovo to Iraq, as the focus shifts from addressing an immediate crisis to achieving the longer-term goals of the most powerful governments --->
Iran Opposition Leader 'Ready to Pay Any Price' for Change
World  (tags: world, news, iran, politics, freedoms, unrest, civil rights, Iran, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, interesting, government, humanrights, middle-east )

Cal
- 1252 days ago - jpost.com
Karroubi statement follows lawmakers' calls for his execution; Ahmadinejad acknowledges "there's a lot of hostility against the gov't," but says protest leaders "want to tarnish the Iranian nation's brilliance."
10 Small Ways Your Civil Rights Are Violated Daily
World  (tags: Civil rights, Constitution, Rights, Law, Violation )

Sophie
- 1393 days ago - criminaljusticedegree.com
You might not realize it, but as Americans we choose to give up small parts of our constitutional rights every day. It's true. There are unconstitutional laws in effect as well as unconstitutional practices in our everyday lives that limit our freedoms.
Exposed: Naked Body Scanner Images Of Film Star Printed, Circulated By Airport Staff
World  (tags: Airport, civil rights, child pornography, invasion privacy, violation, lie, star, abuse, virtual strip search )

Brigitte
- 1622 days ago - prisonplanet.com
The revelation that airport security staff are completely abusing any notion of the professionalism promised by authorities by printing out and circulating images of naked body scans should set alarm bells ringing, especially in light of the fact that s
Uncle Sam Denying Soldiers Citizenship
World  (tags: Uncle Sam, soldiers, military, civil rights, Memorial Day, personnel, citizenship, immigration, policy, U.S., United States )

Susty
- 1881 days ago - us.oneworld.net
Loopholes in immigration policy are preventing U.S. military personnel from becoming citizens even after years of service to the country, reported a civil rights organization this Memorial Day.
Violence-Plagued Mexico Sees Hope in US Border Plan
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 1946 days ago - reuters.com
U.S. officials announced a $184 million program to add 360 security agents to border posts and step up searches for smuggled drugs, guns and money, as Mexico's spiraling drug war seeps over the border into the United States.
Mexican Drug Wars Now Worse Than Iraq
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, Iraq, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 1946 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Mexican drug cartels are as heavily armed as America's enemies during the Iraq war and are extending their bloody conflict into the United States, say security experts. Armed with rockets and grenades, they've brought death and chaos south of the border.
The Success of Drug Decriminalization in Portugal
World  (tags: world, economy, marijuana, pot, joint, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 1953 days ago - salon.com
There is a growing worldwide recognition that, strictly on empirical grounds, criminalization approaches to drug usage and especially the "War on Drugs" are abject failures because they worsen the exact problems they are ostensibly intended to address.
Destroy Cartels With "Genius Bomb" of Marijuana Legalization
World  (tags: world economy, drug war, narco-terrorists, government, crime, corruption, politics, war, freedoms, jail, prison, freedom, civil rights )

Tom
- 1953 days ago - azcentral.com
Consider the impact of eliminating the most profitable product the cartels sell. "Marijuana is the Mexican cartels' cash crop, the cash cow," says Brittany Brown of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Washington office.
What If We Legalized All Drugs? We Could Save $50 Billion!
World  (tags: world economy, drug war, narco-terrorists, government, crime, corruption, politics, war, freedoms, jail, prison, freedom, civil rights )

Tom
- 1975 days ago - articles.moneycentral.msn.com
Every year, about 2 million people in the U.S. are arrested for drug offenses, including using or selling marijuana, heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine. A third of the country's prisoners are held on drug charges or for crimes attributed to drug abuse.
 

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