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Pictures of Two Egyptian Children Engaged to Be Married Trigger Outrage âEUR" Once Again
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, government, society, humans )

- 1 day ago -
While celebrating his eldest son's lavish wedding, at which a number of famous singers and belly dancers performed, Nasser Hassan decided to "double the joy," he later recalled. He announced that his son Omar would marry his cousin Gharam.
PETITION - Equal Love Should Not Be Treated Unequally!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBTI marriage rights, LGBTI Australia )

- 10 hours ago -
Any law implementing marriage equality in Australia must not include new special rights to discriminate against LGBTI couples.
What We Don't Learn About the Black Panther Party--But Should
Society & Culture  (tags: U.S., Black Lives Matter, Racism, Inequality, Justice System, People Power )

- 23 hours ago -
Fifty years ago this month, the Black Panther Party was born. Its history holds vital lessons for today's movement to confront racism and police violence; yet textbooks either misrepresent or minimize the significance of the Black Panthers.
Stop Transportation of West Papua's Children. PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, rights, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
In West Papua today, religious Indonesian organizations are actively recruiting young children through false promises to their parents. After their parents, mainly vulnerable people in poorer and isolated areas, have been promised a free education
Water Protectors' Prayer Walk Ends Up With 80+ Arrests, Including That of a Unicorn Riot Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: Water Protectors, Dakota Access Pipeline, DAPL, update )

- 21 hours ago -
More than 80 people were arrested in relation to Saturday's events, including a Unicorn Riot journalist. Below is video shot before the mass arrests, showing heavily armed police macing the crowd of peaceful water protectors.
Noam Chomsky on the Perils of Market-Driven Education
Society & Culture  (tags: Noam Chomsky, culture, democracy, education, human relations, private sector, U.S )

- 15 hours ago -
What is the actual role of education and its link to democracy, to decent human relations and to a decent society? What defines a cultured and decent society? Noam Chomsky shares his views on education and culture.
The Siege Starts Without Warning
Society & Culture  (tags: war, seige, society, Sarajevo, Bosnia, Aleppo, Syria, bombing, destruction, journalists, illusions )

- 11 hours ago -
When the war began, the ordinary citizen probably believed that reason would never allow the bombing and destruction of such a place as Aleppo. We in Sarajevo had the same illusion.
Home of Last Comanche Chief Close to Ruins
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, world, violence, sadness, politics, religion, rights, news, law, government, humans, freedoms, family, ethics, environment, culture, education, celebrity, activists, americans, society, women, travel, media, obituary, children )

- 2 hours ago -
1 of most interesting people in U.S. history is Quanah Parker,last chief of the countryâEUR(TM)s Comanche Indian tribe,a fierce fighter that ended one day in 1875 when he led his people to Fort Sill,Oklahoma&began a new,peaceful life,now his house endangered!

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