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From medical condition to social justice movement – Oregon Daily Emerald



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From medical condition to social justice movement
Oregon Daily Emerald
When Sophia Vicencio first moved to University of Oregon from Iowa, the last thing she expected was that her day-to-day activities would become more difficult. For many other students, traveling up and down hills isn't much of a consideration. But for

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UK supports call for independent UN human rights mission to Yemen – The Guardian



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UK supports call for independent UN human rights mission to Yemen
The Guardian
The UK has put its name to a call at the UN this week to set up an independent mission to report on human rights abuses in Yemen. The proposal, which marks a shift in British policy, is due to be voted on at the UN human rights council in Geneva this
Dem urges support for UN human rights resolution on YemenThe Hill
Boris Johnson criticised by human rights groups after blocking inquiry into war crimes in YemenThe Independent

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Detours from Pain to Social Justice | Huffington Post – Huffington Post



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Detours from Pain to Social Justice | Huffington Post
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The entrance to the synagogue is a back alley. It is on a dark street with very little color—even on a beautiful day without a cloud in the sky. With bullet holes and …

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United Nations News Centre – Burundi rejects UN report on country’s … – UN News Centre



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United Nations News Centre – Burundi rejects UN report on country's …
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Alain Aimé Nyamitwe, Minister of External Affairs and International Cooperation of Burundi, addresses the general debate of the seventy-first session of the …
Burundi: Govt Rejects UN Report On Country's Human Rights Situation As 'Purposefully and Politically Exaggerated'AllAfrica.com

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Seahawks Doug Baldwin And Michael Bennett Use Platform To Continue Social Justice Conversation – Seahawks.com



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Seahawks Doug Baldwin And Michael Bennett Use Platform To Continue Social Justice Conversation
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Baldwin, Bennett, Sherman and any other athlete who has spoken out on social justice issues know that activism can come with backlash, but when it comes to a topic this serious, they aren't going to sit back quietly and not speak up if they think their

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Myanmar human rights commission faces outcry over child abuse case – Reuters



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Myanmar human rights commission faces outcry over child abuse case
Reuters
YANGON Amid unprecedented public outrage over its handling of a child abuse case, Myanmar's National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) is facing scrutiny from the government after the office of President Htin Kyaw said it was reviewing its actions.
Human Rights Commission denies abuse cover-up claimsFrontier Myanmar

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Human rights abuses don’t always cut foreign aid – Futurity: Research News


Human rights abuses don't always cut foreign aid
Futurity: Research News
Whether foreign-aid donors are willing to help states that abuse human rights may depend on how much the donor stands to gain, according to new research. The study weighs in on the long-debated question in political science of whether naming and …

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The Art of Ensuring Corporate Accountability and Social Justice – Forbes



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The Art of Ensuring Corporate Accountability and Social Justice
Forbes
Zinner is also a long-time public interest lawyer who has spent his career working to promote social and economic justice and corporate accountability. He is currently on the Community Advisory Board of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Social justice activist to speak at Misercordia on work with Mother Teresa – Wilkes Barre Times-Leader



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Social justice activist to speak at Misercordia on work with Mother Teresa
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
DALLAS TWP. — Peacemaker and social justice activist Shane Claiborne will discuss his work with Mother Teresa and journeys that have taken him to some of the most troubled regions of the world during a talk at Misericordia University on Sept. 30.

Longtime social justice leader Msgr. Marvin Mottet dies at age 86 – National Catholic Reporter



National Catholic Reporter
Longtime social justice leader Msgr. Marvin Mottet dies at age 86
National Catholic Reporter
Msgr. Marvin Mottet, a priest whose name is synonymous with social justice, died Friday at Kahl Home in Davenport, three months after marking the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. He was 86. His funeral Mass was to be celebrated …