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Religious Persecution Is a Leading Social Justice Crisis of Our Time – CNSNews.com



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Religious Persecution Is a Leading Social Justice Crisis of Our Time
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Three years have passed since American pastor Saeed Abedini was imprisoned in Iran. Motivated by his Christian faith, pastor Saeed was in Iran organizing a government-sanctioned orphanage. But on September 26, 2012, he was detained on bogus …

Human rights missing from social justice activism – Open Democracy



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Human rights missing from social justice activism
Open Democracy
Despite the fact that human rights and social justice have similar goals, there are numerous problems with framing the link between them as causal, implying that human rights is a language, or mechanism, for achieving social justice. First of all, in

UK helped Saudi Arabia get UN human rights role through ‘secret deal’ to … – The Independent



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UK helped Saudi Arabia get UN human rights role through 'secret deal' to
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Britain allegedly helped Saudi Arabia's controversial election to the UN human rights council (UNHRC) through a secret vote-trading deal, leaked diplomatic cables have reportedly shown. Saudi foreign ministry files, among 61,000 documents released by …
UK and Saudi Arabia 'in secret deal' over human rights council placeThe Guardian
Why one of the world's worst human rights offenders is leading a UN human Washington Post (blog)
'UK backed Saudi Arabia's bid for UN Human Rights Council', secret cables showDaily Mail
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How To Make Social Justice Movements Less Judgy, And More Welcoming – Huffington Post



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How To Make Social Justice Movements Less Judgy, And More Welcoming
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Despite that the fact that I was definitely queer –- a pre-transition trans woman at the time –- I could tell immediately that I wasn't “queer enough” to fight for social justice alongside these university-educated revolutionaries who spoke with such

Bernie Sanders Says Hyde Park Made Him a Socialist, Social Justice Advocate – DNAinfo



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Bernie Sanders Says Hyde Park Made Him a Socialist, Social Justice Advocate
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In front of a packed crowd of about 1,400, Sanders struck a note of an personal battle for social justice that started at the university where he studied English and then political philosophy while earning as much of an education in the neighborhood's
Bernie Sanders speaks at the University of ChicagoWLS-TV
Sanders tells University of Chicago to change the worldCrain’s Chicago Business

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Why one of the world’s worst human rights offenders is leading a UN human … – Washington Post (blog)



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Why one of the world's worst human rights offenders is leading a UN human
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Saudi Arabia is having a bad year on the human rights front. In the past few months, the U.S. ally has drawn widespread condemnation for sentencing a blogger to 1,000 lashes with a cane for writing about free speech (only 50 lashes have been delivered
Samantha Power: Saudi Arabia Heading UN Human Rights Panel Is Only A RealClearPolitics
Saudi appointment to UN human rights panel is a farceNew Internationalist (blog)
Sturgeon: Saudi Arabia's stance wrong – LGBTI rights are universal human rightsKaleidoScot

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Community Coalition for Social Justice Hosts Annual Picnic – WBOY-TV



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Community Coalition for Social Justice Hosts Annual Picnic
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The Community Coalition for Social Justice held their annual picnic on Sunday at Westover City Park. Members of the Coalition had lunch, were entertained by the High Street Jazz Band, and shared projects that they're currently working on. The purpose

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Samantha Power: Saudi Arabia Heading UN Human Rights Panel Is Only A … – RealClearPolitics



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Samantha Power: Saudi Arabia Heading UN Human Rights Panel Is Only A
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Saudi Arabia, a country run for centuries by a ruthless criminal family masquerading as "royalty," where people are executed for witchcraft and women are not allowed to drive, is now a leading representative of the five-member UN Human Rights Council …
Sturgeon: Saudi Arabia's stance wrong – LGBTI rights are universal human rightsKaleidoScot

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UK chancellor praised for ignoring China human rights – Aljazeera.com (blog)



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UK chancellor praised for ignoring China human rights
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"He is the first Western official in recent years who has stressed more the region's business potential instead of finding fault over the human rights issue," the editorial read. "It should be diplomatic etiquette for foreign leaders not to confront
Chinese state media praises Osborne's “unwillingness to bring up human rightsSpectator.co.uk (blog)

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The Complicated History of Social Justice Advocacy at the Vatican – TIME



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The Complicated History of Social Justice Advocacy at the Vatican
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With the approval of the concordat between Italy and the Holy See thus established, Pius XI turned to the broader issues of social justice, so as to celebrate and update the pioneering 1891 social encyclical, Rerum novarum, on its fortieth anniversary

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