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Palestinian Teen Khaled Al-Sheikh Freed From Israeli Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, safety, government, family, humans, law, interesting, news, abuse )

- 9 hours ago -
Al-Sheikh was one of 1,200 Palestinian children detained in 2014; there have been another 200 detained so far in 2015. Between 500 and 700 Palestinian children are brought before Israeli military courts each year.
Afghan Men Don Burqas And March For Women's Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, burqa, men, protest, GBV, violence against women, Human Rights, gender inequality )

- 1 day ago -
A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women's rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
Paul McCartney Calls for End to Commercial Seal Hunt, Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Mccartney, Seal Hunt, canada humane society international, activists, death, government, humans, murder, sadness, society, world )

- 2 days ago -
Former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is once again calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt off Canada's East Coast. McCartney appeals for a stop to what he calls a "senseless slaughter" in a statement released by Humane Society International.
ACTION: Justice for Walter Scott and All Black Lives: Tell Your Governor All Police Need Body Cameras!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, black lives matter, freedoms, politics, race, justice, police, law, rights, americans, news, society )

- 5 days ago -
All lives matter, including the black lives disproprotionately killed by the system. We need justice now - all police patrol officers in our state must wear body cameras, for both my safety and theirs!
Memory of the Camps   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Belsen, Dachau, Buchenwald, Auschwitz, Majdanek, concentration camps, Crimes against humanity, history, human rights, world, sadness )

- 5 days ago -
FRONTLINE found it stored in a vault of London's Imperial War Museum and, in 1985, broadcast it for the first time using the title the Imperial War Museum gave it, 'Memory of the Camps.
American Tragedy: A Staggering Percentage of Police Shooting Victims Struggled With Mental Illness
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, sadness, society, safety, humans, death )

- 15 days ago -
None of these men or women possessed guns when they were killed by police. While some of them did indeed have screwdrivers or scissors or knives, the force used against them is extreme when one considers their mental health.
TAKE ACTION PLEASE: Support Workers in San Francisco
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, society, workers right )

- 27 days ago -
Support Gerawan workers in San Francisco on Cesar Chavez' March 31 birthday
Edward Timpson, UK: Stop Trapping and Isolating Foreigners
Society & Culture  (tags: children's hope and voice )

- 17 days ago -
It is with great disappointment that we note how certain areas of the Rights of Children suffered disproportionately: immigration, legal aid and children in custody, where some policy developments have actually worked against the best interest of childr
IS Brings Down Syria's Historical Virgin Mary Church,
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, Christians as Targets, Syria, churches attacked )

- 12 days ago -
Virgin Mary is one of three major churches in the town of Tal Nasra. It was originally built in 1934 and then renovated and opened in 2005. In February, the IS militants burned down the historic church of Tal Hurmoz, one of the oldest churches in Syria,
Saudi Funding: From Jimmy Carter to Middle East Studies
Society & Culture  (tags: Jimmy Carter, Prince Alwaleed Bin Tala, Saudi funding, Middle Eastern Studies, hypocrisy )

- 11 days ago -
Carter participated in an official Carter Center delegation to Saudi Arabia. He met with Saudi billionaire & funder of Middle East studies in the U.S, Prince Bin Talal. Saudi Arabia is a major human rights violator. Money talks even to the "righteous"
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