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Veteran teachers out at Social Justice High School – WBEZ


Veteran teachers out at Social Justice High School
WBEZ
The two helped open Social Justice High School seven years ago. One is Katie Hogan, a Golden Apple scholar, a National Board Certified Teacher who coached the academic decathlon team. “I don't even know where the kids are going to go,” Hogan said,

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Four longtime activists win lifetime social justice award – Sacramento Bee


Four longtime activists win lifetime social justice award
Sacramento Bee
Former Sacramento Mayor Anne Rudin, longtime public servant Grantland Johnson, veteran immigrant activist May Lee, who founded the nonprofit Asian Resources, and Chevo Ramirez, the regional vice president of the Wells Fargo Foundation, are being

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Human rights court rules in favor of Italian couple who want embryo tested for … – Washington Post



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Human rights court rules in favor of Italian couple who want embryo tested for
Washington Post
ROME — Italy's ban on screening embryos for diseases before they are implanted in a womb violates the rights of a couple whose first child was born with cystic fibrosis, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday. The court's finding in favor of
European rights court raps Italy on embryo screeningReuters
Human rights court rules in favour of Italian couple who want embryo tested Montreal Gazette
European court rules against Italian legal restriction on in vitro fertilizationCatholic Culture

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The Church of Social Justice vs. Conservatism: Why this Catholic girl is … – CultureMap Austin



CultureMap Austin
The Church of Social Justice vs. Conservatism: Why this Catholic girl is
CultureMap Austin
I have waited (not exactly patiently or quietly — but I have waited, nonetheless) while the Church treads water, clinging to all the good the Church has done in the area of social justice as my personal life preserver. And the assaults on the nuns and

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Rein in security forces, rights watchdog tells Palestinians – Reuters



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Rein in security forces, rights watchdog tells Palestinians
Reuters
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Human Rights Watch on Monday rebuked the Palestinian Authority (PA) for failing to prosecute members of the security forces over years of alleged beatings and abuse of protesters, journalists and detainees. The New
Rights Group: Investigate Palestinian Police AbuseABC News

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"Darrell Williams STILL INNOCENT.. Still Standing Tall", says Chicago’s Bishop to Stillwater


Bishop Tavis Grant, Chicago's natl director of Rainbow PUSH at Oklahoma event voiced a message for Stillwater, Oklahoma: Darrell Williams is accused of a crime that he did not commit. Darrell Williams still standing tall. Darrell Williams Still maintaining that he is innocent. Still fighting got his freedom. And that You dont have to be guilty to be proven guilty. He also mention the merits of Darrell Williams: never a misdemeanor, nor felonly, nor assault, never missed a game nor class in school, 4.0 grade average, takes care of his kid & mother. This was done at a Social Justice Advocacy Forum was held on Aug. 23, 2012 at Mt Zion Baptist Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The main purpose of the forum was to organize efforts to get the judge to set Darrell Williams free, as the way the trial was conducted seemed as though the conviction was racially motivated; & many feel that the white women lied in accusing him of rape.
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Champion, Martin parents to participate in annual social justice event today – Tallahassee Democrat (blog)


Champion, Martin parents to participate in annual social justice event today
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
Pamela and Robert Champion Jr., the parents of the late Robert Champion, and Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of the late Trayvon Martin, are scheduled to take part in Bethel Missionary Baptist Church's annual Social Justice Awareness today.
Sharpton leads sermon, speaks at Social Justice Awareness eventFamuan
Rev. Al Sharpton and the families of Trayvon Martin and Robert Champion WTXL ABC 27

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Human rights groups are wary of rebels’ prisons in Syria – STLtoday.com


Human rights groups are wary of rebels' prisons in Syria
STLtoday.com
It is impossible to determine the number of rebel detention centers, but interviews with rebel commanders, activists, captives and human rights researches in northern Syria — plus visits to three facilities — provide a window into the issue. Little

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Welcome To The Social Justice Department – Men’s News Daily


Welcome To The Social Justice Department
Men’s News Daily
Welcome To The Social Justice Department. August 25, 2012. By Amy Alkon. Welcome To The Social Justice Department The government is going out of its way to hire people with disabilities in the Justice Department. Now, I have no problem if they do hire

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Chinese Deny Forcing Refugees Back to War Zone in Myanmar – New York Times



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Chinese Deny Forcing Refugees Back to War Zone in Myanmar
New York Times
Published: August 25, 2012. The Chinese foreign ministry has denied human rights advocates' reports that China is forcing ethnic Kachin refugees to return to a war zone in Myanmar, saying that the people are going home of their own accord. World
Rights group urges China to stop sending Myanmar refugees back to combat zoneMinneapolis Star Tribune
China deports Myanmar refugees amid fighting – groupChicago Tribune
China forcing refugees back into BurmaSan Francisco Chronicle
BBC News
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