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Activists Build Human Rights Abuse Cases With Help From Cellphone Videos – NPR



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Activists Build Human Rights Abuse Cases With Help From Cellphone Videos
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The war in Syria is a conflict of the social media age. Everyone — the rebels, the government, ordinary citizens, everyone — has a cellphone. And that means almost no bad deed goes unrecorded by someone. A Syrian-born human rights lawyer in …

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CrowdJustice raises $2 million to crowdfund social justice – VentureBeat



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CrowdJustice raises $2 million to crowdfund social justice
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CrowdJustice wants to help democratize social justice by providing a donation-based litigation crowdfunding platform to assist individuals with their legal fees. The London-based startup today announced a seed round of $2 million co-led by Venrock and
CrowdJustice, a social justice crowdfunding platform, nabs $2Mn for US expansionThe Tech Portal

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‘Social Justice’ Activist Receives Honorary Degree from Catholic University, Our Lady of the Lake – TexasGOPVote



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'Social Justice' Activist Receives Honorary Degree from Catholic University, Our Lady of the Lake
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Our Lady of the Lake University honored one of their own! The administration of the Sisters of Divine Providence must be quite enamored with the Castros and their progressive agenda because on May 14 they awarded an honorary Ph.D. to Rosie Castro, the …

Confusing Politics and Human Rights – Commentary Magazine



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Confusing Politics and Human Rights
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Human Rights Watch had as its original mission to pry open closed societies, advocate basic freedoms and support dissenters. But recently it has been issuing reports on the Israeli-Arab conflict that are helping those who wish to turn Israel into a

China: EU Summit Should Make Rights A Priority – Human Rights Watch



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China: EU Summit Should Make Rights A Priority
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(Brussels, May 29, 2017) – European Union leaders should publicly and privately press China's government to end its crackdown on human rights and immediately release all detained activists, Human Rights Watch said today in a joint letter with a dozen …

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OOPSIE: Chelsea Clinton accidentally proves that Social Justice Warriors are FULL of crap – Twitchy



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OOPSIE: Chelsea Clinton accidentally proves that Social Justice Warriors are FULL of crap
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Chelsea Clinton is doing this new thing where she attempts to engage people who are obviously trolling her, possibly in an attempt to look less robotic and awkward. But sadly it's just not working out for her. Like this exchange: @ChelseaClinton Do you

Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken awarded human rights prize | UAE … – Aljazeera.com



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Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken awarded human rights prize | UAE …
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UAE lawyer was among 69 jailed on charges of conspiring to topple government after trial criticised by rights groups.

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How “Shots Fired” Kept The Social Justice Conversation Alive – BuzzFeed News



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How “Shots Fired” Kept The Social Justice Conversation Alive
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While there are subjects Shots Fired only touched on, like Twitter's role in social justice, husband-and-wife producing team Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood captured many subtleties in their exploration of community organization.

Trump Abandons the Human-Rights Agenda – The New Yorker



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Trump Abandons the Human-Rights Agenda
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In his first four months in office, President Donald Trump has shaken America's democratic foundations at home and abandoned a powerful bipartisan commitment to human rights. Seemingly forgotten is the legacy of Ronald Reagan, who, in his first

Milton Academy taps social justice expert to confront bias incidents – The Boston Globe



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Milton Academy taps social justice expert to confront bias incidents
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Milton Academy administrators, facing mounting criticism for their response to bias incidents, this week hired a consultant recognized for his social justice work to help the school confront the charged climate and develop a strategy to heal wounds.