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Iranian Human Rights Defenders Coming Out Massively in Support of the Iran Deal – Huffington Post



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Iranian Human Rights Defenders Coming Out Massively in Support of the Iran Deal
Huffington Post
This is precisely why an unprecedented group of Iranian human rights defenders and pro-democracy activists have come out in a massive wave in support of the agreement. Led by Mohamadreza Jalaeipour, who led the Green Movement's youth campaign …
Prominent Iranians launch campaign calling on Congress not to kill Iran dealThe Guardian

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Art and social justice converge at David Weinberg Photography – Chicago Reader



Chicago Reader
Art and social justice converge at David Weinberg Photography
Chicago Reader
Over the last decade Weinberg has shifted the River North gallery's focus from serving as an exhibit space for his own work to hosting broadly contemporary commercial work—and last fall the photographer's ongoing commitment to social justice issues …

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I was a civil rights activist in the 1960s. But it’s hard for me to get behind … – Washington Post



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I was a civil rights activist in the 1960s. But it's hard for me to get behind
Washington Post
Speaking at a conference at Boston University's Social Justice Institute in April, Pamela Lightsey, a noted theologian and lecturer on queer theology at Boston University's Theological Seminary who chronicled the Ferguson protests, explained the
Black Lives Matter activist: 'All lives matter' is a violent statementExaminer.com

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The politics of human rights and the United Nations – Open Democracy


The politics of human rights and the United Nations
Open Democracy
There has not yet been a resolution to the scandal of the child sexual abuse by French soldiers in the Central African Republic, which was exposed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) report. The French authorities are …

SPLC honors life of social activist Julian Bond – Montgomery Advertiser



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SPLC honors life of social activist Julian Bond
Montgomery Advertiser
Civil rights leader Julian Bond was remembered Saturday as a fearless man with strong convictions who put his life on the line more than once as he supported social justice initiatives. It was that kind of bravery that impressed longtime Democrat
Tant: Bond made lifelong commitment to social justiceOnline Athens
National View Bond had long view of journey toward justiceConcord Monitor
Civil Rights Lion Julian Bond Was a Bucks County CubPhiladelphia Magazine (blog)
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Human rights groups ask to give evidence in South African miners’ lawsuit – Irish Times



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Human rights groups ask to give evidence in South African miners' lawsuit
Irish Times
Two leading human rights groups are approaching South Africa's high court this week to seek leave to introduce evidence to a lawsuit that has the potential to cripple many gold mining houses in the country. In October the South Gauteng High Court will

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Peter McKenna: Climate change is a human-rights issue – Ottawa Citizen



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Peter McKenna: Climate change is a human-rights issue
Ottawa Citizen
Accordingly, we are now starting to see the language of human rights being situated at the centre of climate change debates and of any future global climate change regime. But there have been very few attempts thus far to apply an international human

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The Online Mob Masquerades as a Social Justice Movement – Daily Beast



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The Online Mob Masquerades as a Social Justice Movement
Daily Beast
Many social justice advocates are mistrustful of the criminal justice system. Indeed, law enforcement and even medical professionals are frequently perceived to be the victim's enemy—insensitive, skeptical, and re-traumatizing—in domestic and sexual …

Activist Shaun King says man on birth certificate isn’t his biological father – Washington Post



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Activist Shaun King says man on birth certificate isn't his biological father
Washington Post
After coming under fire by a slew of conservative Web sites that claimed he lied about his biracial identity, prominent social justice activist Shaun King told The Washington Post Thursday that he is biracial because he is the son of his white mother
Is Shaun King White? Black Lives Matter Activist, Writer Responds To International Business Times
Shaun King says he hasn't lied about his raceAtlanta Journal Constitution
Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King insists his father was blackDaily Mail
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UN human rights chief urges end to ‘endemic impunity’ for violations in Darfur – UN News Centre



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UN human rights chief urges end to 'endemic impunity' for violations in Darfur
UN News Centre
21 August 2015 – A new United Nations report paints a grim picture of “systemic failure, or outright refusal” by authorities in Darfur to take human rights violations seriously and points to the failure of initiatives taken so far by the Government to
UN human rights office says sexual violence, killings in Darfur in 2014 have Fox News

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