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Social Justice Summit encourages harmony, solidarity – Johnson City Press (subscription)



Johnson City Press (subscription)
Social Justice Summit encourages harmony, solidarity
Johnson City Press (subscription)
Approximately 60 people gathered under a large tent and listened to members of different organizations encourage social change. The event was hosted by Community Alliance United for Social Equality, a new organization created by Kenneth Bonner.

How Bad Are Qatar’s Human Rights Violations? – Seeker



Seeker
How Bad Are Qatar's Human Rights Violations?
Seeker
In 2010, the small and oil-rich nation of Qatar won the rights to host the 2022 World Cup. It was an extremely controversial decision, with critics contending that Qatar's long list of human rights violations should preclude eligibility. Since then

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Maplewood Native Discovers Jewish Social Justice in Summer Internship Program – Patch.com



Patch.com
Maplewood Native Discovers Jewish Social Justice in Summer Internship Program
Patch.com
This summer, Nathaniel Wolf's passion for Judaism, social justice and advocacy brought him to Washington, D.C. for the Machon Kaplan program at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Machon Kaplan is a summer study-internship program that …

Four Corners: NT youth detention treatment may breach two human rights conventions, UNHCHR says – ABC Online



ABC Online
Four Corners: NT youth detention treatment may breach two human rights conventions, UNHCHR says
ABC Online
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) says he is "shocked" by the footage released by Four Corners of the alleged human rights abuse at the Don Dale child detention centre in the Northern Territory.
UN Human Rights Commission slams Australia youth prison abuseReuters
UN human rights body warns Australia could be violating child rights conventions9news.com.au

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Ruby Bridges, Melissa Harris-Perry Talk Faith and Social Justice at #DemsInPhilly Event – ColorLines magazine



ColorLines magazine
Ruby Bridges, Melissa Harris-Perry Talk Faith and Social Justice at #DemsInPhilly Event
ColorLines magazine
"I do feel like we're in spiritual warfare, because any of us can be good or evil," said Bridges before leaving to catch a flight after speaking on a panel, "Faith: An Enduring Element of Movement-Building and Social Change." "For you to sit in a

Poppi Worthington’s father ‘needs human rights protected at inquest’ – Telegraph.co.uk



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Poppi Worthington's father 'needs human rights protected at inquest'
Telegraph.co.uk
A father who a judge ruled probably sexually assaulted his daughter shortly before her death needs his human rights protected when he gives evidence at her inquest, a court heard. Paul Worthington, 48, should be allowed to be a witness via a videolink …

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Social Justice on Display: Protest Art at the Democratic Convention – Reason (blog)



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Social Justice on Display: Protest Art at the Democratic Convention
Reason (blog)
The works featured at the pop-up exhibition—which was partnered with criminal-justice reform groups like #Cut50, reproductive-health groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL, and tech startups with names like "Ideapod" and "Wikiburg"— reflected …

World’s Largest Carbon Producers Face Human Rights Abuse Allegations – CleanTechnica



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World's Largest Carbon Producers Face Human Rights Abuse Allegations
CleanTechnica
In December of 2015, we reported on an investigation being carried out by the Philippines Commission on Human Rights (CHR) into whether fossil fuel companies are to be held responsible for the impacts of climate change. The investigation came in …
World's Largest Polluters Accused Of Violating Human Rights In PhilippinesInternational Business Times
Landmark Human Rights Complaint Lodged Against World's Worst PollutersCommon Dreams (press release)
CHR to world's top carbon producers: Answer human rights complaintRappler
Climate Home -ABC Online -Blue & Green Tomorrow -Greenpeace
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Penn State MA program promotes social justice – Campus Reform


Penn State MA program promotes social justice
Campus Reform
Students that graduate with a degree in social justice activism can expect to find jobs in social services, public health, the environment, community education, community counseling, casework, social justice activism, government, NGOs, criminal justice

Indonesia: Gen. Wiranto’s appointment shows contempt for human rights – Amnesty International



Human Rights Watch
Indonesia: Gen. Wiranto's appointment shows contempt for human rights
Amnesty International
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo's decision to make Gen. Wiranto Indonesia's most powerful security official a mere day after Indonesia ordered the execution of 14 death row prisoners shows contempt for human rights, Amnesty International said today.
Indonesia: Stop Imminent ExecutionsHuman Rights Watch
Indonesia: UN rights chief urges region's 'most prolific executioner' to end practiceUN News Centre
Human rights activists mount pressure on Indonesia not to execute Pakistani drug convictInternational Business Times, India Edition

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