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Rep. John Lewis receives Social Justice Award – WAFF



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Rep. John Lewis receives Social Justice Award
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Saturday, “The Boy from Troy,” as King called him, returned to his home state to be honored at Oakwood University with their Social Justice Award. The Oakwood University Church was packed Saturday morning for the service, which lasted well over two …
Congressman, activist John Lewis honored at Oakwood University Churchwhnt.com

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North Korea Human Right Violations: Draft Resolution Wants UN To Refer Country … – International Business Times



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North Korea Human Right Violations: Draft Resolution Wants UN To Refer Country
International Business Times
A draft resolution by the EU and Japan asked the United Nations Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court, a report said Friday. In this photo, U.N. Security Council members vote to adopt the agenda of human rights
New U.N. resolution on N.K. human rights urges N.K. to join ILOThe Korea Herald
Draft Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights Submitted to UN General AssemblyKBS WORLD Radio News
UN draft resolution encourages Security Council to refer North Korea to ICC Minneapolis Star Tribune

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The Toxicity of Social Justice Tumblr – Washington Free Beacon (blog)



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The Toxicity of Social Justice Tumblr
Washington Free Beacon (blog)
I have a decent amount of fun with the lunatics who inhabit social justice Tumblr and social justice Twitter because they're ridiculous and making fun of ridiculous people amuses me. But they're also ridiculously toxic, prone to mobbish bullying

Distinguished UI human rights scholar Burns Weston dies at 81 – Iowa City Press Citizen



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Distinguished UI human rights scholar Burns Weston dies at 81
Iowa City Press Citizen
Burns Weston is being remembered by friends and colleagues as an inspiring mentor to generations of law students and the scholar who “put Iowa Law on the map” in terms of international law and international human rights. Weston joined the faculty at

Social Justice Convocation focuses on message of Laudato Si’ – The Pilot



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Social Justice Convocation focuses on message of Laudato Si'
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BRAINTREE — The seventh annual Archdiocesan Justice Convocation, themed "Care of our Common Home: Welcoming Immigrants/Refugees and Promoting Environmental Stewardship," Oct. 24, offered discussions on social justice issues highlighted in the …

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BC activist Diane MacKenzie dedicated her life to social justice – The Globe and Mail



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BC activist Diane MacKenzie dedicated her life to social justice
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Whether she was recruiting doctors to care for the people of Haida Gwaii, procuring healthy meals for the homeless of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, or teaching in Ghana, Diane MacKenzie built a career out of her profound belief in social justice. In a

Raif Badawi wins EU’s Sakharov human rights prize – The Guardian



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Raif Badawi wins EU's Sakharov human rights prize
The Guardian
Named after the Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, the award was created in 1988 to honour people and organisations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. Badawi was one of three nominees this year, along with the Venezuelan …
Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Gets Sakharov Prize, Top EU Human Rights AwardNew York Times
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi awarded Sakharov human rights prizeBBC News
Saudi blogger who was flogged is awarded EU's top human rights prizeLos Angeles Times
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32 Assembly members get perfect score, 8 flunk ACLU social justice report card – NJ.com



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32 Assembly members get perfect score, 8 flunk ACLU social justice report card
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TRENTON — Drawing attention to the barely-recognized election of the entire state Assembly next Tuesday, the ACLU Wednesday released a report card measuring how all 80 members voted on physician-assisted suicide, ending solitary confinement for …

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Human Rights Group Questions Mexico Federal Police Shootings – New York Times


Human Rights Group Questions Mexico Federal Police Shootings
New York Times
MEXICO CITY — Human Rights Watch said in a report released Wednesday that evidence in two recent shootings in Mexico suggests federal police killed protesting civilians and criminal suspects who were fleeing or had surrendered.

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Iran’s Human Rights Remain Dismal Despite Nuclear Deal: UN – Newsweek



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Iran's Human Rights Remain Dismal Despite Nuclear Deal: UN
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A new U.N. report on human rights in Iran says executions and discrimination against women is concerning. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks after returning from the annual United Nations General Assembly, in Tehran, Iran, September 29. Raheb …
UN Rapporteur: Iran Human Rights Situation 'Dire'Voice of America
UN says Iran more open to human rights dialogue despite alarming execution ratesThe Guardian
Iran appears more willing to talk human rights: UN investigatorReuters
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -The Times of Israel -Arutz Sheva
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