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UN human rights envoy visits Myanmar cities and towns where deadly ethnic … – Washington Post



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UN human rights envoy visits Myanmar cities and towns where deadly ethnic
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SITTWE, Myanmar — A U.N. human rights envoy went to western Myanmar on Tuesday to investigate communal violence in which at least 78 people were killed and tens of thousands lost their homes. Tomas Ojea Quintana's evaluation is likely to be
Buddhist Protesters Greet UN Rights Expert in Western BurmaVoice of America (blog)
UN rights envoy to probe violence against Rohingyas in MyanmarLink TV
UN Rights Envoy Probes Ethnic Clashes in MyanmarABC News

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TEN TEN TEN – Katie Brennan – Art and Social Justice


One of the 10 artists who performed at the TribeHouse TEN-TEN-TEN event at Bo.ttega Farm Inn, Kelowna, BC on May 24, 2012. Martin Kratky shares a cello solo. www.tribehouse.org
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Social justice forum educates voters on controversial voter ID law – thejewishchronicle.net



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Social justice forum educates voters on controversial voter ID law
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The Pittsburgh Jewish Social Justice Roundtable hosted the program, as a means to educate voters on the new law. The ACLU, National Council of Jewish Women, League of Women Voters and Disability Voting Coalition of Pennsylvania all manned
Strict New Pennsylvania Voter-ID Law Challenged in State CourtNational Journal

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UN human rights envoy probes ethnic clashes in Myanmar during visit – Washington Post



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UN human rights envoy probes ethnic clashes in Myanmar during visit
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YANGON, Myanmar — A United Nations human rights expert began a weeklong visit to Myanmar on Monday by focusing on deadly strife between Buddhists and Muslim Rohingya that shook a western area in June. Tomas Ojea Quintana met with the minister
UN human rights envoy probes ethnic clashes in MyanmarCTV News
UN envoy in Myanmar amid Muslim crackdown concernNew York Daily News

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Tumblr Social Justice In A Nutshell


When middle class white children get it in them that they will be transethnic MLK Jr's, hilarity ensues.
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Social Activist Starts Hunger Strike – Arutz Sheva


Social Activist Starts Hunger Strike
Arutz Sheva
Social-justice activist Tamir Hajaj of Kfar Saba started a hunger strike, Sunday, after his demand to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was not met. Hajaj went on a protest march, last week, after the National Insurance Institute (Bituach Le'umi

In the Spirit: A good-faith effort for social justice – Wisconsin State Journal


In the Spirit: A good-faith effort for social justice
Wisconsin State Journal
In the months following the meeting, the clergy members kicked around ideas for an organization that could collectively represent liberal faiths in Wisconsin on social justice issues. “We hear a lot from the fundamentalist and conservative side, but

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UN human rights envoy arrives in Myanmar on post-unrest evaluation visit – Washington Post


UN human rights envoy arrives in Myanmar on post-unrest evaluation visit
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Tomas Ojea Quintana arrived Sunday night for a one-week evaluation visit during which he will meet government officials, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, civil society representatives and others concerned with human rights. Loading… Comments

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The Internet of Experiences: Listen to the Message from the Cruz Reynoso Task Force


We retrieved, displayed and shared a short video about the Reynoso Task Force findings from an RFID tagged pamphlet. This video was filmed on scene in Woodland, CA. Former State Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso presented the Vanguard Youth Social Justice Award to the UCD students who were pepper sprayed or arrested on the UC Davis Quad November 18, 2011. Links to the video file will be written on a Bulacard that will be part of a series of RFID-tagged digital messages to President Obama. Memories from the past can be instantly retrieved, displayed, and shared from the card using NFC cell phones such as the Galaxy S3 running on Google's Android 4.0. Additional information about the project can be found at www.bulatag.com, www.internetofexperiences.com and www.bulacard.com. Information about Vanguard Court Watch can be found at www.yolojudicialwatch.org. The Dinner and Awards Ceremony entitled "Ending the Death Penalty in CA" was organized by David M. Greenwald who founded the People's Vanguard of Davis (davisvanguard.org
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Domestic Violence – Contemporary Dance


As part of a Dance and Social Justice course within the Physical Education program at Brock University, these seven undergraduate students choreographed and produced this contemporary dance video touching on the subject of domestic violence. This is a fourth year course taught by Janet Westbury, Movement Specialist within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. Music Credits: Red – Pieces (instrumental Jason Fowler (Union Entertainment Group) Simon Watson
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