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Dallas Cops Not Indicted for Killing Menally Disabled Black Man
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, law, news, murder, police, rights, sports, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - hellobeautiful.com
This story should answer the question as to why cops are still killing people. In case the answer is not clear, it's sport and legal. The people, not the courts, need to put a stop to it...peace.
This Bakery Refused to Serve a Same-Sex Couple and It May Cost Them $135,000
Society & Culture  (tags: wedding cake, lesbians, bakery, culture, ethics, gayrights, humans, interesting, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - nationofchange.org
A bakery recently turned away a lesbian couple interested in purchasing a wedding cake from the business. This bakery now has to pay the couple around $135,000 for emotional damages caused.
Call on Twitter to Crack Down on Online Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, society, safety, gayrights, freedoms )

Linda
- 13 hours ago - go.allout.org
Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people face death threats every day on Twitter. Twitter should post to say when theyâEUR(TM)re investigating an account, so victims can retweet it to curb viral hate storms. And they need to make it easier for people to report abuse.
Innocent Man Convicted After FBI Confused His Hair With a Dog's | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, rights, humans, police, law, media, society, ethics, culture, crime, dishonesty, violence, abuse )

Wilde
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
One of the most egregious cases to come to light thus far is the case of Santae Tribble, who served 28 years in prison after hair analysts couldn't tell dog hair apart from human hair.
A Reflection Of Our Barbarity: Jailing Immigrant Mothers and Children
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, human rights abuse, child abuse )

Linda
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
As a nation, we are locking up mothers and babies as they flee violence and poverty in order to discourage other mothers and babies from trying to cross the borders. These "residential centers" are prisons run by the for-profit prison corporations.
Chinese Police Free Man Kept Locked Up as Factory Slave for 18 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: slave freed after 18 years )

Angie
- 1 day ago - scmp.com
Police in China have rescued a man reportedly kept prisoner for 18 years who was tortured into working as a slave in an underground workshop. One man living nearby was quoted by the newspaper saying that he heard a man screaming every night.
Angelina Jolie-Produced Film 'Difret' Exploits Rape & Exclusion Agony of Young Ethiopian Woman 'Not Told' Star Using Her Story
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopia, 'marriage' abductions, rape, abuse, child wives, Aberash Bekele, landmark trial, 1st challenge, empty victory, exclusion, vengence fear, poverty, 'Difret', Angelina Jolie, glamor, Hollywood-star backing, BBC documentary, Schoolgirl Killer )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Aberash Bekele, 32, was 14 when tried for murder -in landmark Ethiopian case that banned marriage abductions- after killing her kidnapper-rapist-abuser. Rape Victim Who Fought Back & Shamed a Nation now at risk due to award-winning Jolie-promoted film
Another Unarmed Black Man Shot Dead for Trying to Run Away
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, murder, news, police, rights, violence, corruption, death )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - hellobeautiful.com
The police claim they were in fear of their lives. ThomasâEUR(TM) parents canâEUR(TM)t believe they have lost a son over what they describe as a traffic warrant and want to know what happened. Nicolas Thomas was shot by cops in a car that wasn't moving...peace.
Tell Science Museums to Kick David Koch Off of Their Boards
Society & Culture  (tags: museums, David Koch, science, climate change denial, petitions )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
The Smithsonian is allowing climate denial mega-funder David Koch to co-opt the science presented in its museums.
WATCH: Swedish Cops Show Up NYPD With Holiday Heroics
Society & Culture  (tags: swedish cops, tourists, new york, restraining, crime, humans, police, society, safety, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A video of the incident shows the four men calmly but decisively restraining a man after breaking up the fight.
Photojournalist Beated By Two Baltimore Cops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, freedoms, law, police, news, rights, society, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Photojournalist J.M. Giordano was beaten by 2 cops during a protest in Baltimore. He was targeted while filming the march. After the beating, he and his co-worker were arrested for noncompliance to police orders...peace.
In Hong Kong, a Campaign Uses DNA Found on Littering to Recreate the Faces of Polluters
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ethics, pollution, littering, science )

Anna
- 1 day ago - ufunk.net
An amazing concept created for the Hong Kong Cleanup organization, which to raise awareness of the population, wants to literally put a face on the problem. These images were obtained by mixing the DNA analysis with demographic data related to waste
NI's Health Minister Sorry for Saying Gay Couples Are More Likely to 'Abuse' Children
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 1 day ago - gaystarnews.com
"I'm sorry for lying, but my bigotry comes first."
Vietnam, 'Operation Babylift' Forty Years Ago
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, violence, world, culture, children, society )

James
- 17 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
By the time South Vietnam fell, many more Vietnamese children had left their homeland. And now, Barry Petersen tells us, some of those children, long since grown up, are coming home:
Christian Right Bigots Destroyed LGBT Lives for Decades: Now They Claim to Be Victims? | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, law, humans, freedoms, abuse, culture, ethics, violence, media, safety, murder, dishonesty, corruption, health )

Wilde
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
Sorry guys, you are not victims. You never were. But I have one question. How in the hell can anyone forget how we got to this point? I mean really.
5 Ways It's Become a Crime to Be Poor in America, Punishable By Further Impoverishment
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, crime, injustice, jails, prisons, punishment )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - alternet.org
The criminalization of AmericaâEUR(TM)s poor has been quietly gaining steam for years, but a recent study, "The Poor Get Prison," co-authored by Karen Dolan and Jodi L. Carr, reveals the startling extent to which American municipalities are fining...
Mother of Bisexual Asylum Seeker Will Sue Britain If They Send Her Son Home to Die
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 1 day ago - gaystarnews.com
It's just 'another dead faggot' as far as the government is concerned
Invisible Atheists: The Spread of Disbelief in the Arab World.
Society & Culture  (tags: Arabs, Atheists, Atheism, Secular, Islam, Apostacy Laws, Invisible Minority, Growing )

Brian
- 1 day ago - newrepublic.com
While Arab states downplay the atheists among their citizens, the West is culpable in its inability to even conceive of an Arab atheist.
   

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