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Oxfam International’s Winnie Byanyima puts social justice first – The Globe and Mail (subscription)



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Oxfam International's Winnie Byanyima puts social justice first
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
She was one of seven children (one died) to Boniface and Gertrude Byanyima, two headstrong schoolteachers who became social justice crusaders. They had little money, no running water and no electricity. Young Winnie walked five kilometres to school …

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Meet the Country Whose Jailing of Human Rights Activists Is Even More Brutal … – Slate Magazine



Slate Magazine
Meet the Country Whose Jailing of Human Rights Activists Is Even More Brutal
Slate Magazine
In my 24 years in human rights work in former Soviet countries, I have never seen a government this busy jailing human rights leaders, whose lives—and the lives of their families—are now in ruins. Many activists and dissidents have fled the country
Anniversary of human rights defender's arrest marks year of unprecedented Index On Censorship

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Farewell, Beth: CVUU’s lay leader worked for interfaith, social justice – The Herald Journal



The Herald Journal
Farewell, Beth: CVUU's lay leader worked for interfaith, social justice
The Herald Journal
Walden's small, unassuming stature only initially masks the spiritual touchstone she became as CVUU's lay leader for nearly seven years, heavily involved in local interfaith movements, and passionate about social justice. The former leader moved

Human rights given low profile in 2022 Games debate – Yahoo Sports



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Human rights given low profile in 2022 Games debate
Yahoo Sports
The International Olympic Committee has strengthened human rights demands for cities vying for the Olympics, but has little choice when deciding between China and Kazakhstan for the 2022 Winter Games on Friday.
Beijing and Almaty contest Winter Olympics in human rights nightmareThe Guardian
Winter Olympics 2022 Host Candidates China, Kazakhstan's Human Rights Records International Business Times
Human rights activists aim to thwart China's bid to host 2022 Winter OlympicsSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Christian Science Monitor
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Students Create Apps To Better Humanity In Just Three Days With Black Girls Code – Madame Noire



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Students Create Apps To Better Humanity In Just Three Days With Black Girls Code
Madame Noire
Black Girls Code held its second hackathon over the weekend in Brooklyn, NY as girls in grades 6 through 12 created apps in just three short days focused on social justice. The New York chapter of Black Girls Code, an organization focused on bringing …

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Beijing must not win 2022 Winter Olympics bid, say human rights activists – The Guardian



The Guardian
Beijing must not win 2022 Winter Olympics bid, say human rights activists
The Guardian
In an open letter signed by dozens of high-profile dissidents including blind campaigner Chen Guangcheng, exiled writer Liao Yiwu and civil rights lawyer Teng Biao, activists claimed China was facing “a human rights crisis with a scale of violations
Should Beijing host the 2022 Olympics? Chinese human rights group says 'no'Christian Science Monitor
Human rights groups criticize both 2022 Winter Olympic bidsSalt Lake Tribune
Human rights | Tibetan groups campaign against 2022 Olympics going to BeijingMacau Daily Times

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UN human rights officials seriously concerned by verdicts in trial of former … – UN News Centre



UN News Centre
UN human rights officials seriously concerned by verdicts in trial of former
UN News Centre
28 July 2015 – The verdicts in the trial of 37 Qadhafi regime officials, including against the former leader's son, Saif al-Islam Qadhafi, handed down today by the Tripoli Court of Assize, has drawn serous concern from senior United Nations human
UNSMIL and international human rights organisations blast Qaddafi regime court Libya Herald

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Teaching Kendrick Lamar and Social Justice in and Outside the Classroom – New York Observer



New York Observer
Teaching Kendrick Lamar and Social Justice in and Outside the Classroom
New York Observer
Hands up, don't shoot. Pants up, don't loot. Black lives matter. White lives matter. We live in a white supremacist culture. We live in post-racial America. I can't breathe. I can breathe. I can't breathe. It is a frustrating time to be living in

Ethiopians Aren’t Optimistic That Obama Can Help End Country’s Human Rights Abuses – VICE News



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Ethiopians Aren't Optimistic That Obama Can Help End Country's Human Rights Abuses
VICE News
The United States often restricts financial support to African countries on the basis of human rights or corruption issues. Ethiopia is one African country that has maintained Washington funding despite reports by the US State Department that paint the
Obama Addresses Human Rights Concerns on Visit to EthiopiaWall Street Journal
Obama Arrives in Ethiopia, a Favored Ally In Spite of Human Rights AbusesTIME
Obama's Visit to Ethiopia Promises Little for Human Rights ActivistsNew York Times
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Obama addresses human rights, ethnic divisions on final day of Kenya visit … – USA TODAY



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Obama addresses human rights, ethnic divisions on final day of Kenya visit
USA TODAY
NAIROBI, Kenya — President Obama spoke out Sunday about corruption, ethnic divisions, terrorism and human rights in a rousing televised speech on his last day in Kenya, his father's homeland. Speaking to thousands at the Kasarani National Stadium, …
Obama Challenges Kenya on Human Rights, Corruption – WSJWall Street Journal
Obama: National Unity, Human Rights Key to Kenya's Success – Voice of AmericaVoice of America
Obama Must Raise Human Rights on His Africa Trip – NewsweekNewsweek
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