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Jacksonville interfaith coalition pushes for social justice: ‘Who cares? We care!’ – Florida Times-Union


Jacksonville interfaith coalition pushes for social justice: 'Who cares? We care!'
Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville interfaith coalition pushes for social justice: 'Who cares? We care!' Posted: October 31, 2012 – 5:11pm. Photos. The Rev. Vince Kolb (R) of South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church and co-. Beth.Cravey@jacksonville.com. The Rev. Vince Kolb

Indonesia scored over human rights in state visit – Reuters



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Indonesia scored over human rights in state visit
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LONDON (Reuters) – Dozens of protesters denounced alleged torture in Indonesia and accused Britain of putting commercial interests ahead of human rights on Wednesday on the first day of a state visit by the Indonesian president. President Susilo
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Peace


My final project for Perspectives on Peace, Conflict Resolution and Social Justice. Peace At a very young age We're told to strive for peace To find it But On the television screen through the radio speakers on the newspaper front page we see a different story we hear different horrors we read about different wars So where is this peace? Where We all want it So where is this peace? How can we build peace in a world full of pain where do we start Now Through our words and work By the way we treat ourselves And others we perceive as enemies We need to see each other We need to hear each other We need to feel each other's pain Maybe we'll find that peace Yeah That peace we all want Maybe we'll find that peace It won't come without Hard work, honesty, sacrifice, acceptance, understanding, and LOVE We all want peace Yeah So start right now And begin to build peace
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Rev. Sirico: How to Think Clearly About Social Justice – Acton Institute (blog)


Rev. Sirico: How to Think Clearly About Social Justice
Acton Institute (blog)
Robert A. Sirico, president and co-founder of the Acton Institute, spoke about social justice at the 2012 Hillsdale College Free Market Forum in Houston. The theme of the Forum, which encourages the study of free enterprise by bringing scholars

Europe rights court condemns Poland in abortion rape case – Chicago Tribune



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Europe rights court condemns Poland in abortion rape case
Chicago Tribune
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday condemned Poland for the inhumane and degrading treatment of a 14-year-old rape victim whom the authorities tried to stop having an abortion. The girl's right to a private
Polish rape victim 'should have had abortion access'BBC News
Polish teen should have had access to abortion after rape, court rulesGlobalPost
Poland must compensate teenage rape victim denied abortionthenews.pl

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Quidditch + fighting the dark arts in the real world


October 26th through October 28th marked Harry Potter Weekend in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. As part of the festivities 16 college quidditch teams competed in the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Brother Love Cup at Chestnut Hill College. In an initial match, it appeared that "The Hex" of the Ithaca Community team got trounced by "Those Guys" out of…where? A young woman at one of the many tables on the college green sold muffins to support the Harry Potter Alliance, "an army of fans, activists, nerdfighters, teenagers, wizards and muggles dedicated to fighting for social justice with the greatest weapon we have– love."
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Social Justice Committee Elects Student Representatives – The New School Free Press


Social Justice Committee Elects Student Representatives
The New School Free Press
Photo by Jesse Villalobos. The New School's Social Justice Committee recently held elections for new student representatives, with seven individuals chosen to help lead the committee's work in raising awareness for social justice initiatives at the

Chicanos Latinos Unidos advocates justice for abuse survivors – City College News


Chicanos Latinos Unidos advocates justice for abuse survivors
City College News
Fighter for social justice and activist Italia Méndez of the Campaign Against Political Repression and Sexual Torture, also a member of the Other Campaign, spoke against the injustices she and dozens of other women suffered in Atenco Mexico in May 2006.

UN Loses Focus on the Human Rights They Ought to Protect – Heritage.org (blog)


UN Loses Focus on the Human Rights They Ought to Protect
Heritage.org (blog)
The review was established as part of the new Human Rights Council (HRC) in 2006 and intended to review all 192 U.N. member states regarding their compliance with human rights treaties and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As unobjectionable
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Killester College Social Justice: China Trip


Killester College Social Justice China Trip
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