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Sanjiv Bhatt awarded for work in ‘social justice’ – Firstpost



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Sanjiv Bhatt awarded for work in 'social justice'
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Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was today conferred the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice for 2012. “We are today delivering the 5th Mother Teresa Award for social justice to Sanjiv Bhatt, who stood against
Bhatt gets Mother Teresa awardAhmedabad Newsline
Suspended IPS officer Bhatt gets Mother Teresa awardBusiness Standard

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UN human rights chief calls for profound change in India in wake of gang-rape … – UN News Centre



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UN human rights chief calls for profound change in India in wake of gang-rape
UN News Centre
31 December 2012 – Expressing deep sadness at the death of a 23-year-old woman whose gang-rape in India has sparked nationwide protests there, the top United Nations human rights official today called for “urgent and rational debate” aimed at ending
Indian: rape victim's death demands action – Human Rights WatchVibe Ghana
Human Rights Watch calls for end to 'two-finger test' for rape victims in IndiaNewstrack India
India Gang Rape Case Sets Off Debate Over Women's RightsHuffington Post
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NeedSocial reforms more then any thing Debate-2


Protesters in delhi protesting against rape victim death and asking justice but again delhi faces shame as a anti social element at jantar mantar did what he should not be doing at least at that day where country mourns for the girl the women journalist eve-teased by unwanted character in the protest the public and police could not able to trap that man in this debate with our editor-in-chief Mr. Nishant chaturvedi asking from public and our prime panel what is more important is social reform or reforms in laws. In our prime panel we have BJP leader Mrs.Meenakshi lekhi, film artist and TV artist Mrs.Jayshree arora, Raghini nayak, Behaviour doctor Swati kashyap and sr. Lawyer of supreme court
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Sudanese police block protest at human rights commission – Reuters


Sudanese police block protest at human rights commission
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KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese security forces on Sunday blocked activists trying to deliver a petition criticizing the government to the country's human rights commission, drawing a rare rebuke from the state-appointed body. Sudan has avoided mass

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Justice and Reconciliation with Dr. Joe Solanto


In Justice and Reconciliation, Dr. Joe Solanto invites us to examine policies and practices which often result in social harm rather than an enhanced cultural dialogue. Solanto reminds us that acknowledging diversity in culture and circumstance in Canadian aboriginal communities is not enough; we must thoroughly examine the assessment tools and models we use when we approach aboriginal communities so as to avoid unintentionally continuing oppressive practices. At a deeper level, he notes, our widely accepted understanding of rights and personhood is a backdrop against which aboriginal people and their cultural values are often misunderstood and oppressed. Solanto challenges us to abandon flawed and inadequate practices and models in favour of community building, which begins with non-aboriginals acknowledging the healing that they must engage in order to become true allies on the path toward reconciliation. Includes a reading of Shirley Flowers poem "You Dared To Call Us Savages". (Available on DVD 55 min. © 2012 Heartspeak Productions www.heartspeakproductions.ca) Joe Solanto, PhD, addressed the Rethinking Justice Conference, hosted by the Pacific Business and Law Institute, in Vancouver, BC, October 25th & 26th, 2012. Joe completed a doctorate in psychology, and for seven years was the Director of a multi-disciplinary outpatient treatment centre for addictions and trauma. He has served as a consultant for the Federal Department of Justice as well as for Correctional <b>…</b>
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Social Justice, and the Constitution – Canada Free Press


Social Justice, and the Constitution
Canada Free Press
The concept of Social Justice begins with the claim that the government is simply seeking to achieve “fairness.” In this pursuit, the Democrats cry out that those with more must “pay their fair share” in order for the “less fortunate” to achieve equity

India: Rape Victim’s Death Demands Action – Human Rights Watch



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India: Rape Victim's Death Demands Action
Human Rights Watch
The death on December 29, 2012, of a 23-year-old student who was gang raped and assaulted should spur decisive action by the Indian government to combat sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said today. The attack catalyzed massive nationwide
What the International Community Can Do to Support the Protest Against the Care2.com (blog)
Kolkata grieves, expresses anger at Delhi gang-rape victim's deathNewstrack India
Gang-rape victim dies; nation in griefChandigarh Tribune
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23-1 Age of Progressivism


This episode looks at the spirit of Progressivism as the Social-Justice Movement and Purity Crusades are examined as are women's suffrage, child labor laws, education and the Wisconsin Idea.
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First Interfaith and Social Justice National Satellite Radio Network Seeking … – San Francisco Chronicle (press release)


First Interfaith and Social Justice National Satellite Radio Network Seeking
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CELEBRATE RADIO, a 24/7 national satellite radio network, coast-to-coast with unique interfaith, social justice and Positively Music content is just $20,000 from launch coast-to-coast. Its goal, to unify the country and foster new compassion projects

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Russian Acquittal Escalates Human Rights Feud With US – New York Times



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Russian Acquittal Escalates Human Rights Feud With US
New York Times
MOSCOW — A judge issued an acquittal on Friday of the only official to have gone to trial in Russia in the case of Sergei L. Magnitsky, a lawyer whose death in prison three years ago inspired the United States Congress to pass a law addressing human
Official acquitted in Russian jail death caseTimes-Standard
Russian court clears prison official in Magnitsky caseDeutsche Welle
The law will come into force on 1 January 2013 The court found jail doctor RTE.ie
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