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VICTORIA: REMOVE CHILDREN FROM ADULT PRISON Petition:
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Glennis
- 8 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Right now at least 10 children are being held in VictoriaâEUR(TM)s Barwon maximum security adult prison. According to their lawyers, some children are being locked up for 23 hours a day ....
Westminster Terror: How West Can Stem the Supply of Islamist Fanatics
Society & Culture  (tags: fanaticism, fascism, racial hatred, Islamism, Abrahamic faith, deviates, extremist narratives, Prislam, fuelled by resentment, drivers of segregation )

Evelyn
- 32 days ago - theaustralian.com.au
(By a Gove I wouldn't recognise!!) Just as fascism perverts love of country into a gospel of racial hatred, so Islamism takes the beauty of a subtle & powerful Abrahamic faith & fashions out of it a blueprint for a totalitarian state ruled by the sword ..
Muslims Against ISIS
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Muslims, against Daesh, against extremism, march, Islam, Ahmadiyya, values )

Evelyn
- 32 days ago - facebook.com
30,000 Muslims marched against extremism in the UK. When Muslims stand against extremism - few bother to even mention it. Such stands - often strong - don't suit the narrative of those who WANT you to view Islam as a religion of hate, not valuing peace.
Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders
Society & Culture  (tags: gender identity, gender roles, Native American Rights, culture, european immigrants, christian perceptions, imposed )

Evelyn
- 44 days ago - natives-today.com
People who had both female & male characteristics were viewed as gifted by nature, & therefore, able to see both sides of everything. All native communities acknowledged the following: "Female, male, Two Spirit female, Two Spirit male and Transgendered."
12 Palestinian Women Worth Talking About This Women's Day
Society & Culture  (tags: women, international women's day, Palestinian women, noteworthy, Laila Shawa, Linda Sarsour, Maysoon Zayid, Susan Abulhawa, Mona Hatoum, Najla Said, Hanan Hroub, Hanan Ashrawi, Samia Halaby, Lila Abu-Lughod, Annemarie Jacir, Emily Jacir )

Evelyn
- 41 days ago - buildpalestine.com
A mashup of unapologetically defiant quotes, colorful hijabs, a variety of passports, a few servings of sass. Here are 12 women from different industries changing the game, challenging the status quo, adding a splash of inspiration to your morning coffee
TYT: Muslim Helps Jewish Cemetery And This Is The Thanks She Gets ...   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Linda Sarsour, Women’s March on Washington co-chair, Muslim, American, political activist, fund-raising, repair Jewish cemetery, racist threats, ethics, culture, religion, usa )

Evelyn
- 41 days ago - youtu.be
Linda Sarsour, Women's March on Washington co-chair reported the threat to police on Friday. A man going by the name of Glenn Maccioli reportedly wrote on Facebook: "This b***h is in Brooklyn. Anyone know where? I would like to spit in her face."
Heroes of Syria   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Syria, war, Syria Charity, White Helmets, children, death, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, politics, violence )

Katka
- 42 days ago - youtube.com
A short video in tribute to those members of Syria Charity and the White Helmets (Syrian Civil Defense) volunteers who faced near impossible conditions to save and care for many lives that might have otherwise been lost.
While Others Saw Refugees, This German Professor Saw Human Potential
Society & Culture  (tags: refugees, asylum seekers, culture, humans, education )

Katka
- 63 days ago - npr.org
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the size of the refugee problem confronting the world today. But one energetic university professor in Germany decided that bemoaning and hand-wringing wasn't solving anything, so she decided to take action.
Fleeing America Why Refugees Are Risking Life and Limb to Escape to Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: refugees, Canada, USA, Donald Trump, terrified, frost bite )

Dandelion
- 68 days ago - cnn.com
Hussein Ahmed and Mohamed Hossain moved as quickly as they could through the waist-deep snow. They were fleeing the United States for Canada, terrified but determined to get to safety.
Internment, Immigrant Detention, and the Imagined Imperiled Whiteness of U.S. Citizenship
Society & Culture  (tags: racial tension, history, white supremacy, Japanese, Mexicans, others, immigration )

Dandelion
- 66 days ago - kcet.org
The immigration and citizenship laws that prevail in the 21st century United States as well as the enforcement of them reflect Eurocentric racial hierarchies and help create and reproduce a white majority nation.
 
 
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