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Social justice movements are ‘engaged in a science fiction activity’ – Newsworks.org



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Social justice movements are 'engaged in a science fiction activity'
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Along with paying homage to the author who inspired her toward a writing career, which has touched the Huffington Post, WashingtonPost.com and more, Ms. Brown talks about recognizing the science fiction aspect of the many social justice movements of

North Korean diplomats storm out of UN human rights event – The Guardian



The Guardian
North Korean diplomats storm out of UN human rights event
The Guardian
A US-organized event on North Korea's human rights briefly turned into chaos at the UN on Thursday as North Korean diplomats insisted on reading a statement, amid shouts from defectors, and then stormed out. The US ambassador to the UN, Samantha …
North Korean Diplomats Cause Chaos at UN Event on Human RightsWall Street Journal
The Appalling Behavior of North Korean Officials at U.N. Human Rights Event TheBlaze.com
North Korean Delegate Says More Human Rights Violations Took Place in US Christian Post

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Social Justice and the Cellphone Camera – TIME


Social Justice and the Cellphone Camera
TIME
Technology's greatest gift to social justice is the mobile phone camera. By Robinson Meyer in the Atlantic. 2. How did America fall so far behind on basic scientific research? By Michael Hiltzik in the Los Angeles Times. 3. The U.S. needs a drone

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Critical Race Initiative symposium addresses social justice, police brutality – Diamondback Online



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Critical Race Initiative symposium addresses social justice, police brutality
Diamondback Online
“We thought this was a great way to honor him since he was such an activist,” Laybourn said. “We wanted something that was … The theme of this year's symposium was “Intellectual Activism, Social Justice, and Criminalization.” Though originally

‘Party’ to showcase 1000 Hangings in Iran Held at NYU by Human Rights Group – New York Observer



New York Observer
'Party' to showcase 1000 Hangings in Iran Held at NYU by Human Rights Group
New York Observer
Your party host, David Keyes, Executive Director of NYC-based Advancing Human Rights (AHR), a nonprofit human rights advocacy group, has set up the carnival atmosphere this morning to coincide with Iranian Foreign Minister M. Javad Zarif's speech this …

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UK housing crisis ‘in breach of human rights’ – The Guardian



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UK housing crisis 'in breach of human rights'
The Guardian
The UK is in breach of its own United Nations human rights commitment to provide people with adequate homes because the housing crisis is so serious, a consortium of leading housing charities has warned. They cite soaring housing rental costs
​UK inaction on housing crisis breaches human rights, say charitiesRT
'UK violating UN human rights on housing'Press TV
UK Apathy Towards Housing Crisis in Breach of Human RightsSputnik International
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Community Leaders, Activists Launch Social Justice Forum Series – NBC 29 News



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Community Leaders, Activists Launch Social Justice Forum Series
NBC 29 News
Leaders representing the regional NAACP groups, African-American churches and others gathered Monday afternoon in the state capitol to work towards social justice. They are sharing a common goal of trying to take a proactive approach, and meet with law …

Kazakhstan ruler, lauded by Bill Clinton for democratic and human rights gains … – Fox News



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Kazakhstan ruler, lauded by Bill Clinton for democratic and human rights gains
Fox News
Peter Schweizer, author of the forthcoming book "Clinton Cash" which details this and other deals, said Clinton even held a press conference with the Kazakhstan president and praised his human rights record. In the end, Giustra was able to proceed with

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‘Nobody doesn’t like’ Social Justice Award winner Stephen Higgins – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette



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'Nobody doesn't like' Social Justice Award winner Stephen Higgins
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
As one of four individuals and groups selected to be honored by McKinley at its annual Social Justice Awards ceremony, Higgins will be recognized for his work at the middle school; empowering and advocating for minority students and members of the LGBT …

Gunmen Kill Arts Advocate in Pakistan After Human Rights Event – New York Times



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Gunmen Kill Arts Advocate in Pakistan After Human Rights Event
New York Times
KARACHI, Pakistan — Gunmen killed the director of a popular arts center in Pakistan's largest city on Friday, shortly after she had hosted a contentious event on human rights abuses in western Baluchistan Province. The gunmen opened fire on the center
Pakistani Human Rights Activist Sabeen Mahmud Murdered in KarachiNewsweek
Sabeem Mehmud: Leading human rights activist killed in Karachi shootingThe Independent
Pakistani human rights activist fatally shot in southern city of KarachiFox News

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