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Israel Jails Palestinians for Facebook Comments
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, social media, abuse, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics, government, activists )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets.
Adultery, Adulteration, and the Historical 'Married Woman' Limitation - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, ethics, culture, abuse, freedoms, humans, health, law, media, religion, women, safety, violence, government, children, family )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
A Twitter message noted - apparently referring to the law in India Strangely, it is illegal for men to commit adultery with married women, but legal with unmarried ones. I canâEUR(TM)t speak with confidence about India, but if the law is based on English law
Iraq Veterans Against The War Support Freedom For Oscar Lopez And This Is Why - Petitions on Thread
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscar Lopez Rivera, IVAW, Iraq, Nelson Mandela, seditious conspiracy, Vietnam, prison, rally, Free Puerto Rico )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - ivaw.org
Oscar contributed to the GI Resistance movement during Vietnam that helped to inspire IVAWâEUR(TM)s mission. Despite never being accused of, or charged with a violent crime, Oscar was sentenced to 75 years.
And the Cannes Film Festival Winners Are...
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, media, celebrity, world, arts, culture )

Glenn
- 6 hours ago - vulture.com
Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.
Should a Nazi Ghost Town Be Saved?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Germany, 'Nazi Ghost Town', ethics, society, culture, government, humans, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Hitler planned it to be the largest beach resort ever created, but plans to revive it have stirred controversy.Some buildings have a hard time shaking their past, and when it comes to architectural relics from the Third Reich, the past becomes even harder
Anti-Gay Candidate Ben Carson Wins Republican Straw Poll
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
heterosexual-exceptionalism, as per usual - they want you to know they consider themselves to be SO much better than you.
Tony Abbott Dismisses Idea of Marriage Equality Referendum
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Because, after all, they're just faggots
Normal Families Don't Do Reality Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: reality TV, The Duggar Family, family, ethics, society, women, children, humans, media, interesting, dishonesty, sadness )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - boston.com
Normal, happy, functional families don't yearn to have their homes filled with television producers, their children's faces plastered on billboards and across the Internet.
Arkansas Police Destroy Duggar's Record
Society & Culture  (tags: society, family, sexual abuse, ethics, police, law, Josh Duggar, police record, crime, abuse, women, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, interesting, news, children )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - usatoday.com
"The judge ordered us yesterday to expunge that record," Lewis said, adding that similar records are typically kept indefinitely. "As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned this report doesn't exist."
Nowhere to Run: Detained Transgender Immigrants Are Abused, Beaten, and Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: detained, transgender, immigrants, abuse, americans, corruption, culture, humans, sadness, safety, society, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - takepart.com
Many flee persecution and attacks at homeâEUR"and find more of the same in U.S. facilities.
The Sex Slave Forced to Marry TWENTY ISIS FightersâEUR¦
Society & Culture  (tags: slave, rape, Islam, Muslims, Islamic State, crime, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
An Islamic State terrorist group forced a sex slave to marry 20 fighters and even made her undergo surgery each time to restore her virginity, a United Nations official said. The group paraded and traded Syrian and Iraqi girls in slave bazaars before
ISIS Sexually Brutalizing Captured Women, UN Expert Says
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Islamic State, Islam, Muslims, rape, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, Slaves, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 9 hours ago - world.einnews.com
The Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have shocked the world after seizing vast swaths of land in Syria and Iraq a year ago with their brutal atrocities against civilians.
The Double Standard Nobody Noticed in the Naugler Case
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education )

Earths
- 11 hours ago - thedailysheeple.com
Take a look at how Billionaire Elon Musk teaches his children. After getting tired of how his kids were being taught in school, he decided to make his own school, which he calls Ad Astra. Tell me if their curriculum sounds familiar.
Officer Michael Brelo Found Not Guilty for Killing Two Unarmed Black Motorists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, freedoms, law, rights, police, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A car driven by a Black man backfired causing the police to assume a shot had been fired. A high speed police chase resulted in the two occupants being murdered by the cops. No crime committed, case closed. No justice served again...peace.
Five-Year-Old Girls Are Dreaming of Becoming Jihadi Brides, Claims Police Chief
Society & Culture  (tags: jihadi brides, Islam, UK 5 year olds, Muslims, jihhad )

Beatrice
- 12 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Simon Hayes, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, has said that girls as young as five in Portsmouth are expressing a desire to become jihadi brides. In a television interview with the BBC where he was talking about the city's efforts
Isis 'Jihadi Bride' Claims Forced Sex With Yazidi Girls Is Never Rape Because Koran Condones It
Society & Culture  (tags: Jihad, jihadi brides, Islam, sex slave, Yazidis, Christians, slavery )

Beatrice
- 12 hours ago - independent.co.uk
A jihadi bride whose husband took a Yazidi girl as a slave has claimed sex with kidnapped women is never rape because it is an Islamic practice inspired by the Prophet himself.
Egypt: After Ransom Paid, Coptic Christian Still Murdered
Society & Culture  (tags: Coptic Christian, murdered, ransom paid, Muslim abductors, Egypt )

Beatrice
- 12 hours ago - jihadwatch.org
A 55-year-old Coptic Christian man was kidnapped and held for ransom. Although his family eventually paid, and the Muslim abductors took the money, they still killed the hapless Copt. On April 26 in Sohag, Upper Egypt, Makram Nazir was returning home
Police Shoot Unarmed Man
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, family, corruption, crime, politics, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, transportation, usa, violence )

Angelus
- 12 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Mistakes will happen.. BUT there needs to be much stricter psychological screening of police candidates
Veterans Courts - Giving a Second Chance for Every Veteran
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, obama, ethics, violence, world, society, law, rights )

James
- 13 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
A FIGHTING CHANCE to make things right is what many veterans in trouble with the law say they want most. And in some cases, they're finding that chance in a special kind of courtroom. Our Cover Story is reported now by Mark Strassmann:
Pre-2000 Hair Samples Wrongfully Processed to Convict in Unknown Cases
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, mistakes, justice, science, forensics, FBI, prison, prisoners, crime, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, government, law, police, usa )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
These cases should be reexamined.It is easy to simply attack the FBI but whenever humans are involved error is expected. The fair thing is to re-evaluate the cases
Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
Society & Culture  (tags: Duggar family, Duggars, sex scandals, molestation, religious fundamentalism, overpopulation )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - slate.com
Duggar admitted to molesting five girls - some of them reportedly his sisters - and while the family claims to have addressed the situation, a timeline constructed by Gawker suggests he did not get counseling while managing to dodge any prosecution.
Cleveland Police Fired 137 Shots Against Unarmed Civilians
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, corruption, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence, dishonesty )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
There needs to be much better psychological screening of police.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Giving An Iraq Vet a Fighting Chance
Society & Culture  (tags: helping veterans, politics, government, culture, americans, law, goodnews, society, usa )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - cbsnews.com
A FIGHTING CHANCE to make things right is what many veterans in trouble with the law say they want most. And in some cases, they're finding that chance in a special kind of courtroom.
Abbott Says the Question of Legalising Gay Marriage Is One for Parliament Not the Public to Decide !!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, LGBT marriage rights, Australia, Abbott, discrimination )

AniMae
- 15 hours ago - sbs.com.au
Gay marriage in Australia is a matter for the federal parliament rather than a popular vote, Abbott believes. Nevertheless some MPs, including from the prime minister's own back bench, are pushing for a referendum after Ireland voted overwhelmingl
Gambia's President Warns Homosexuals: 'If You Do It Here I Will Slit Your Throat
Society & Culture  (tags: President Yahya Jammeh, Gambia, africa, president, threat, homosexuals, abuse, culture, humans, murder, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
President Yahya Jammeh, who has a history of outspoken comments against gay people, made the threats during a public speech during an agricultural tour around his African nation last week.
Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, slavery, human trafficking, asia, death, world, crime, HumanRights, children, murder, violence, women, news, sadness, family, crime, culture )

Kevin
- 16 hours ago - mail.com
"Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held."
Ireland Votes Yes To Legalize Gay Marriage In Historic Referendum
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, lesbian rights, GoodNews, goodnews, rights )

Peter
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
DUBLIN / IRELAND: Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.
 

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