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Breaking News: Political Prisoner Albert Woodfox The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upheld The Overturning of His Conviction
Society & Culture  (tags: Albert Woodfox, conviction overturned, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, petition, Amnesty International )

Dandelion
- 13 hours ago - sfbayview.com
Although an unanimous decision by a three-judge panel; Albert may remain in prison - and in solitary confinement - for months or even years before his four-decade ordeal is over. This man should be immediately released please add your voice behind this.
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
- 2 days 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
- 2 days 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.
His Crime Is Autism - Now He Is In Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: African American, Reginald Latson, autism, solitary confinement, prison )

Dandelion
- 2 days 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.
Never Forget: In Israel and Palestine, Violence Breeds Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: East Jerusalem-West Bank, Sayeeda Warsi, BARONESS WARSI, Israel Palestine, Palestinian Territories )

Jess
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
For weeks now, tensions have been rising in Jerusalem, simmering since the kidnap and brutal murder of three Jewish teenagers in the occupied West Bank in June, the barbaric setting alight of a Palestinian teenager in the following month, and the bloody c
Thousands Pray in Aqsa for 1st Time in Months
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Al-Aqsa Mosque, restrictions, IDF, intimidation-oppression, Israeli occupation of Jerusalem, freedom of worship, news, religion, society )

Jess
- 8 days ago - maannews.net
Thousands of Palestinians were able to conduct Friday prayers for the first time in months in the Al-Aqsa mosque after Israel lifted age restrictions that have kept most worshipers out for months
Every Treasured Progressive Reform Since the Abolition of Slavery Has Been Called 'Socialism' | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: socialism, reform, millennials, Bernie Sanders, socialism & abolitionism, social security, medicare )

BMutiny
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
maybe socialism isn't so bad after all? There is evidence that American public opinion is starting to warm up to the term. In 2011, Pew conducted polling finding that, among Americans age 18-29, 49 percent of them had a positive view of socialism
Amos Oz Receives Siegfried Lenz Literature Prize
Society & Culture  (tags: Ams Os, Israeli writer, founder of PEACE NOW, literature, Siegfried Lenz prize, award, FM Steinmeyer, laudatio, Hamburg, Germany )

Angelika
- 9 days ago - dw.de
He has produced world literature: His novels and essays have been translated into 40 languages. Amos Oz has now been honored by being named the first winner of the Siegfried Lenz Prize, a EUR 50.000 award.
Minority Life in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: apartheid israeli state, racism-oppression of Palestinian Christi, illegal occupation, IDF-IOF aggression on civilian minoritie, religious discrimination, jim crow laws, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, culture, government, education, children )

Jess
- 10 days ago - nytimes.com
I attempted to renew her Israeli passport. "She is not Jewish," an official told me, "and therefore we are not sure she is entitled to citizenship."
 
 
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