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Israeli Mom's Invention Allows Disabled Kids to Walk for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, family, goodnews, Israel, Harness, disabled )

- 1501 days ago -
When told her son had cerebral palsy and would be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, this Israeli mom decided she would spend years building a device that would allow him to stand on his legs and walk, just like everyone else.
Clever Priest Uses IPhones to Get Around Islamic Bans on Christian Prayers & Books
Society & Culture  (tags: Christian, Freedom of Religion, Prayers, Censorship, Muslim, Islam, Breviary, iPhone, Internet, abuse, freedoms, goodnews, religion, rights, society, violence )

- 1502 days ago -
Tech-savvy priest says iBreviary in Arabic aimed at providing daily prayers for Christian congregations in Muslim countries where Catholic breviary is censored & Christians suffer persecution & violence
Obama Admin. Allows Virulent Anti-Gay Muslim Leader Into US for Money Raising Tour
World  (tags: USA, Obama Administration, Visa, State Dept.- Syria, Sheikh Mohammad Rateb al-Nabulsi, homophobia, hate, murder, killing, Islam, Sharia Law, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, freedoms, middle-east, violence, war, terrorism )

- 1545 days ago -
Sheikh al-Nabulsi has publicly endorsed killing of gay people, holy war against Westerners and Jews as well as suicide bombings against Israel, America's only democratic ally in the region. All things that should have denied him a visa to enter the US.
Syria: Islamists Force Christians to Submit to Islam or Die, According to Quranic Law
World  (tags: Syria, Islamists, Qur'an, Jizya, Christians, Churches, Intolerance, humanrights, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, death, freedoms )

- 1547 days ago -
Christians were given three options: convert to Islam; remain Christian but pledge submission to Islam; or "face the sword." They opted for the second of those choices, known as dhimmitude & pay non-Muslim tax, remove crosses & no public worship etc .
Iran: Leading Muslim Cleric Tortured, Near Death for Criticizing Political Islam
World  (tags: Iran, Political Islam, Ayatollah, Torture, Rape, Poison, Prison, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, death, freedoms, government )

- 1570 days ago -
He is presently serving the eighth year of an 11-year sentence handed down to him by the Islamic Republic's courts for advocating the separation of state & religion inside Iran. He has endured the rape of his spouse in front of other family members
India: Muslim Clerics Back Fatwa to Kill Homosexuals
Society & Culture  (tags: India, Muslims, Fatwa, Islam, Murder, Intolerance, abuse, death, freedoms, gayrights, religion, sadness, safety, society, rights, violence, world )

- 1618 days ago -
'such acts could attract severe punishment, he said. "A person may be burnt alive, pushed from a high wall or be beaten publically with stones if he indulges into either of the two behaviours," the fatwa states' citing Islamic scripture
Muslim Jihadist Imam Who Sparked Danish Cartoon Crisis Now Recants
World  (tags: Denmark, Mohammed Cartoons, Ahmed Akkari, Islam, Intolerance, hate, Imam, violence, world, terrorism, death, freedoms, humanrights )

- 1750 days ago -
"I have seen what has happened to other people who have allowed themselves to criticize these people's world & interpretation of Islam," he says, referring to other prominent Muslims who have been met with death threats & attacks after criticizing Islam
EU Parliament Condemns Russia for Draconian Homophobic Censorship Laws
World  (tags: Russia, Homophobia, Hate, Intolerance, Persecution, Murder, Putin, freedoms, europe, HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, UnitedNations, violence )

- 1752 days ago -
'"hate speech" from President Putin and others has resulted in the "barbaric killing of gay men".' The Council of Europe also condemned the new laws & UN Human Rights Com. ruled the laws breached the Intern'l Covenant on Civil/Political Rights OKd by Russ
Arab Countries Enforce Apartheid Laws Against Palestinians - Denying Them Human Rights
World  (tags: Lebanon, Arab States, Apartheid, Palestinians, Hate, Discrimination, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, middle-east, palestine, Refugees&Relief )

- 1757 days ago -
While Arabs, Muslims & Palestinians have equal rights & all freedoms in Israel, Arab states routinely discriminate against Palestinians 'where they are denied not only basic rights such as employment and health care, but also citizenship'
Islamist Iran 'Arrests' Dogs, Starves Them to Death' Because Islam Forbids Cohabiting With Them
Animals  (tags: Iran, Dogs, Death, Starvation, Islam, Unclean, Arrestsanimalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, abused, death, law, pets, sadness, suffering )

- 1755 days ago -
"As summer approaches, we will make an effort to stop people from bringing out their dogs in their cars or parading them on the streets to show off. We won't have any of that." Islam allows dogs for hunting/herding but considers them 'unclean'
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