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Olympics 2024 Human Rights: Host City Contract Criticized By Watchdog Groups – International Business Times



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Olympics 2024 Human Rights: Host City Contract Criticized By Watchdog Groups
International Business Times
An alliance of watchdog groups jointly rebuked the International Olympic Committee this week over vague language used to outline human rights standards in the 2024 Olympic host city contract. The criticism was made public amid the IOC's attempts to …
IOC attacked by human rights groups over Olympics host city contractThe Guardian
Human rights groups attack IOC on host city contractUSA TODAY

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Pope Francis Highlights Social Justice Activist Dorothy Day In Address To Congress – Huffington Post



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Pope Francis Highlights Social Justice Activist Dorothy Day In Address To Congress
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WASHINGTON — Pope Francis on Tuesday highlighted the life of Dorothy Day, the socialist co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement who championed laborers and the poor and dedicated her life to social justice. "In these times when social concerns are
Francis cites controversial monk, activist in address to CongressFox News
In Pope Francis' Congress Speech, Praise For Dorothy Day And Thomas MertonNPR
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Dutch Want UN Human Rights Chief to Report on War-Torn Yemen – ABC News


Dutch Want UN Human Rights Chief to Report on War-Torn Yemen
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Dutch diplomats want the U.N. human rights chief to send a mission to report on possible abuses and conflict-related crimes in Yemen, all but challenging Western and other nations to take a stand over a war that has involved blistering Saudi air power

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Law Students ‘Disorient’ to Discuss Social Justice – Harvard Crimson


Law Students 'Disorient' to Discuss Social Justice
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At a Saturday event, titled “Disorientation,” students gathered to attend a series of panel discussions, breakout sessions, and training sessions about social justice issues and their presence, or lack thereof, in the Law School curriculum

Human Rights Groups Dispute Official Government Account Of 43 Missing Students – ThinkProgress



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Human Rights Groups Dispute Official Government Account Of 43 Missing Students
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“The Ayotzinapa tragedy is one of the worst human rights tragedies in Mexico's recent history,” Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas Director at Amnesty International, said in a statement. “It has exposed how anyone can be forcibly disappeared into thin air

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Art displays examine social justice, activism – Baraboo News Republic



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Art displays examine social justice, activism
Baraboo News Republic
The two exhibitions, which pair art with social justice, use art and observations about current and historic events to present a perspective on issues of urgency. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday with art talk by Parks

When It Comes to Human Rights, Francis Is No John Paul II – Newsweek



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When It Comes to Human Rights, Francis Is No John Paul II
Newsweek
Pope Francis gestures on Tuesday while addressing the crowd from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Santiago de Cuba. Francis wound up his Cuba trip, during which he said nothing about free speech or human rights, before heading to the …

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Freddie Gray Course Teaches Social Justice to Law Students – U.S. News & World Report



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Freddie Gray Course Teaches Social Justice to Law Students
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… in Baltimore, put together a class where law students and students from the University of Maryland—Baltimore's School of Social Work could discuss the underlying problems that lead to this type of conflict and how law can be used to improve social

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Saudi Arabia: World’s Human Rights Sewer – Gatestone Institute



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Saudi Arabia: World's Human Rights Sewer
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Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, sentenced to be crucified, was accused of participating in banned protests and firearms offenses — despite a complete lack of evidence on the latter charge, and he was denied access to lawyers. Al-Nimr is also alleged by human
'Britain ignores basic human rights values by supporting repressive Saudi regime'RINF Alternative News

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Social Justice Groups Will Make the Most of Pope’s Visit – WNYC



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Social Justice Groups Will Make the Most of Pope's Visit
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"This is a major moment for us as a faith-based organization dedicated for justice," said Onleilove Alston, Director of Faith in New York, a religious group that takes part in social justice movements. "Pope Francis has really put the biblical call for

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