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Good Things That Happened in 2018
Offbeat  (tags: good news, upbeat, pollution, disease, human rights, endangered species )

Freya
- 192 days ago - futurecrun.ch
A bunch of reasons to feel good about the year that just ended
Mother Removes Her Two Sons From School After They Are Put InIisolation For Their 'Normal' Hairstyles And Refuses To Get It Cut
Offbeat  (tags: Normal Haircuts, Kingswood Academy, Hull, Isolation, Human Rights )

Derek
- 390 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An angry mother has taken her two children out of school after they were kept in isolation because of their 'extreme' haircuts. Leroy Wilson, 13, and his younger brother TJ Wilson, 11, were taken away from the rest of their classmates at Kingswood Academy
Why Animal Welfare Is a Human Rights Issue, Too
Offbeat  (tags: animal advocates, animal welfare, human rights, protection )

Jeri
- 486 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Why donâEUR(TM)t you care about humans? is a question that animal advocates hear far too often. ThereâEUR(TM)s an assumption that expressing concern over cruel acts against animals or advocating for laws to better protect them means a person doesnâEUR(TM)t care as much
Torture Victims Held Illegally in BritainâEUR(TM)s Immigration Detention Centers, Judge Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Immigration, Immigrants, Human Rights, Court Ruling, UK )


- 643 days ago - rt.com
BritainâEUR(TM)s immigration, detention and removal centers are illegally holding survivors of torture, a High Court judge has ruled. Seven victims of serious abuse brought a challenge against their treatment at the hands of the UK Home Office.
Charlie Gard: Mum Shares Photo of Son With Eyes Open
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, Healthcare, Court, Human Rights, UK )


- 763 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The mother of Charlie Gard has shared a photo of her son with his eyes open as she waits to find out if his life-support will be switched off.
Can Compassion for Animals Lead to World Peace?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, rights, violence, world, children, Animal Welfare, cruelty, protection, animal welfare, animal rights, society, crime, humanrights, war, Human Rights, interesting, dogs, protection, humane education, peace education )

Heather
- 850 days ago - greatpeacemakers.com
With profound insights from some of the world's great peacemakers, this essay explores the connection between how we treat animals and how we treat each other.
US Refugee Ban: Canada's Justin Trudeau Takes a Stand
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Refugee Ban, Muslim Ban, Human Rights, USA, Canada )


- 897 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken a stand on social media against the temporary US ban on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Trump Executive Order: Refugees Detained at US Airports
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Orders Refugees, Human Rights, Airport, USA )


- 899 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Rights groups have filed a lawsuit in a New York court to demand the release of refugees in transit who have been detained at John F Kennedy airport.
Politicians, Entertainers and Others Have Come to the Defence of a US Civil Rights Campaigner, Congressman John Lewis, Who Has B
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Row, Trump, Congress, USA )


- 913 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Congressman Lewis said he did not regard Mr Trump as a legitimate president, Politicians, entertainers and others have come to the defence of a US civil rights campaigner, Congressman John Lewis, who has become embroiled in a row with President-elect
Watch Dozens of Celebrities Make Sure We Never Forget Those Killed in Orlando.
Offbeat  (tags: people, Orlando nightclub massacre, Pulse nightclub, violence, Florida, HRC, human rights, LGBT, equality, gun control, society )

Robert
- 1104 days ago - upworthy.com
On June 12, 2016, a man walked into an Orlando nightclub, opened fire, and killed 49 people. A new video hopes to shine a light on stories of the victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre, enlisting the help of 49 celebrities.
Brexit: EU Warns UK on Freedom of Movement
Offbeat  (tags: Brexit, UK, Human Rights, EU, Europe )


- 1112 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk were uncompromising in their stance after meeting with the 27 EU leaders, There can be no pick and choose single market for the UK, EU leaders have warned,
The Orlando Mass Shooting Is a Reminder of Why Pride Is So Important   video
Offbeat  (tags: LGBTQ, Orlando, Pulse, mass shooting, PRIDE month, safe place, human rights, gay rights, dignity )

Sheryl
- 1123 days ago - youtube.com
Pride month began as a means to ensure safe spaces and equality for LGBTQ people. The Orlando mass shooting is now a part of that story.
Albania Puts Communist Spy Kit on Show
Offbeat  (tags: Spy Kit, Human Rights, Communist-era, Albania )


- 1152 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Dapper and ramrod-straight, with a good head of white hair - he could have been a retired head teacher or postmaster. In fact Nesti Vako was possibly the most important engineer under Albania's former communist dictator, Enver Hoxha.
Fox News' Anti-Bernie Sanders Segment Goes HORRIBLY Wrong!: Human Rights Expert Refuses to Condemn Bernie & Socialism   video
Offbeat  (tags: Fox, FauxNews, ' Intelligence' Report, bias, leading questions, anti-Bernie, anti-socialist, manufacturing opinion, red scare, human rights, pundit, Human Rights Foundation, defining socialism, nuances, democratic countries, Fox embarassment, collapse )

LucyKalei
- 1197 days ago - youtube.com
Fox brings out a guest to blast Sanders for being socialist. Little did they know, instead of bashing him & confirming red scare, he explains socialism isn't always undemocratic, & actually ENDORSES Bernie. HumanistReport anchor then analyses key points
Improve Abysmal Conditions in Prison
Offbeat  (tags: Human Rights, Petty Criminals Deserve, A Second Chance )

Peter
- 1206 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Alabama Governor Robert Bentley! Goal: Address overcrowding and inhumane conditions at Holman Prison! (Personal note: At least PETTY CRIMINALS deserve a second chance in his life)
 

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