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What the rise of Argentine evangelicals means for civil rights

Over the past 12 years, Argentina has passed laws allowing same-sex marriage, recognizing gender identity and allowing abortion. Some of this legislation was unprecedented in Latin America and positioned Argentina as a regional pioneer in respecting diversity and gender equality. But access to these rights has not been easy and has required years of consensus […]

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BNP to discuss state reforms in 2nd round dialogue on move

The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party plans to start a new round of dialogues with opposition parties to finalize the outlines of an anti-government movement based on its package of comprehensive state reforms. . In the first round of the BNP’s month-long dialogue with opposition political parties from late May, led by party secretary-general Mirza […]

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What is an All Party Parliamentary Group or APPG? – Electoral Reform Society – ERS

One of Westminster’s lesser-known institutions is the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG). Here is a quick overview of some of the main features of an APPG: An APPG is a group of MPs and peers who are interested in the same subject. As the name suggests, APPGs welcome members of any party. The topics of an […]

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Ex-Chicago cop faces civil rights charge for sex abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police officer has been indicted on a federal civil rights charge for allegedly abducting and sexually abusing a person while on duty, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday. James Sajdak, 64, of Chicago, was charged with one count of deprivation of rights under “colour of law,” or governmental authority, according to […]

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Iran’s Inspirational Protest Movement | Ben Cohen

It is impossible not to be amazed and humbled by the bravery of the Iranian people. From bus drivers to university professors, once again a cross section of Iranian society has taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities in a new round of protests against the brutal Islamist regime that has ruled them […]

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Civil Rights Act Targets ‘Cancer Alley’ Discrimination

By MICHAEL PHILLIS, Associated Press RESERVE, Louisiana (AP) — Sprawling industrial complexes line the route east along the Mississippi River to the mostly black town of Reserve, Louisiana. For the last seven kilometers, the road passes a huge rust-colored aluminum oxide refinery, then the chemical plant at Evonik, then rows of white tanks at the […]

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Iran’s Inspiring Protest Movement – J-Wire

September 25, 2022 by Ben Cohen Read on for the article It is impossible not to be amazed and humbled by the bravery of the Iranian people. Ben Cohen From bus drivers to university professors, once again a cross section of Iranian society has taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities in a […]

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A PN overtaken by civil society – Mark Said

Can you recall how many times the PN has chosen to speak out, protest, criticize or offer better alternatives on any issue or concern related to a number of policies or sectors that impact the Malta’s economy, security, environment, health system and good governance, rule of law and international reputation? Most likely it would just […]

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The climate of repression in Belarus is stifling civil and political rights

Geneva – The United Nations reports that the human rights situation in Belarus has seriously deteriorated as the government seeks to maintain control over its people, depriving them of their civil and political rights. The report, submitted to the UN Human Rights Council, finds that the climate of repression continues across Belarus two years after […]

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Parent group files civil rights lawsuit against Colorado school district over union deal policies

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Parents Defending Education filed a complaint with the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights over an agreement with the teachers’ union that stipulated the district would create mentorship and development programs for educators of color, without opening the programs to all employees. The lawsuit was filed […]

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Iran’s Inspiring Protest Movement – JNS.org

(September 23, 2022 / JNS) It is impossible not to be amazed and humbled by the bravery of the Iranian people. From bus drivers to university professors, once again a cross section of Iranian society has taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities in a new round of protests against the brutal Islamist […]

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LETTER: Education prevents us from evolving into a society of idiots | Opinion

Albert Einstein once wrote “It is not enough to teach a man a specialty”. He believed that in addition to preparing people to enter the labor market, we all need to acquire a keen sense of values, a strong sense of beauty and moral good. Walter Parker, professor of education and political science, also warned […]

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After six decades of civil rights activism, Bob Zellner is still here

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — At a time when most 83-year-olds may have long since begun to relax, longtime civil rights activist Bob Zellner is still working. “We consult with universities, colleges, political campaigns and also people who write history, so that’s what we do full time,” Zellner said. Big Zion AME Zion Church Celebrates 180 […]

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Veterans of 1960s Civil Rights Movement See Similarities Today: NPR

America was polarized during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Veterans of the movement say the racial backlash they feel today is reminiscent of the backlash they faced in 1968. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Many Americans believe they have never seen their country as divided as it is today. But some with longer memories remember […]

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Folk musician’s latest album focuses on expressing anger in modern society

Chatham, Ontario-born singer-songwriter Sarah Hiltz is bringing her “The Calm Fury Tour” to Moose Jaw on Tuesday, October 4 at The Hive on Main Street. Sarah, folk musician HiltzHer latest album, “Calm Fury”, was born after she spent three years researching how people – especially women – experience, express and repress anger in modern society. […]

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Bukele’s re-election bid fuels new concerns in El Salvador | Civil Rights News

A deeper descent into authoritarianism, or the extension of a presidency that most citizens believe has improved the country. These were the two main reactions in El Salvador when President Nayib Bukele said last week that he plans to seek re-election in 2024. For human rights defenders, Bukele’s announcement runs the risk of sliding back […]

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Burkina Faso: Population movement in Tougan – Final report of the emergency action plan – DREF Operation no. MDRBF016 – Burkina Faso

Attachments A. ANALYSIS OF THE SITUATION Description of the disaster In November 2021, Burkina Faso experienced an intensification of attacks by armed opposition groups in the Boucle du Mouhoun region, specifically in Sourou province. A series of attacks was recorded between 4 and 16 November targeting security posts and officials in Di commune destroyed what […]

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Iran: Mahsa Amini’s death inflames a four-decade-old society

Iran is rocked by protests after the tragic death of Mahsa Amini. Since September 16, as news circulated of the tragic death of a 22-year-old girl in Tehran, once again the world learned about the troubled country through stories other than the usual. nuclear terrorism saga. Mahsa was a victim of the brutal morality police […]

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Lawyers for Civil Rights calls for criminal investigation into Martha’s Vineyard ‘political stunt’ – Boston 25 News

Three days after 50 migrants landed at Martha’s Vineyard as part of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ deportation program, Lawyers for Civil Rights called on U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to open a criminal investigation into what they called a “political stunt”. ” In a press release on Saturday, LCR said […]

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Civil rights organization criticizes relocation of border buses – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Just before 7 a.m. on Thursday, around 100 migrants, including men, women and children, arrived in two buses bound for Washington DC where they were dropped off outside the home of Vice President Kamala Harris at the ‘U.S. Naval Observatory. Texas Governor Greg Abbott (right) announced the arrival of the buses and tweeted: ‘Texas will […]

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Typical movement behavior at large events increases the risk of spreading infectious diseases

What is the typical travel behavior of visitors to large events, such as concerts, and what does this mean for the risk of spreading infectious diseases like COVID-19? A group of researchers from the Institute of Informatics at the University of Amsterdam, together with an epidemiologist from the University of Utrecht, set out to investigate […]

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Professional Civil Disobedience – Medical Society Responsibilities After Dobbs

“In some cases, the law mandates ethically unacceptable conduct. When doctors believe a law violates ethical values ​​or is unfair, they should work to change the law. In exceptional circumstances of unjust laws, ethical responsibilities should prevail over legal obligations. American Medical Association (AMA) Code of Medical Ethics What should healthcare professionals do when they […]

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Wild Hearing advances civil rights and taxi bills, WAPA subpoenas

Residents of the Virgin Islands may soon enjoy greater protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation in the workplace, and the executive director of the Taxi Commission may enjoy greater autonomy from his highly criticized board of directors. In a sometimes tumultuous Senate hearing on Wednesday, the Government Operations and Consumer Protection Committee voted to […]

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Vice President Harris’ remarks before a meeting with civil and reproductive rights leaders

Diplomatic reception roomEisenhower Executive Office Building 5:10 p.m. EDT THE VICE-PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everyone. I want to thank the leaders here at the table and virtually at the table for all the work you do and have been doing for so long. Thank you for the outreach that you have provided to me and the […]

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Catalan separatists rally as movement unravels 5 years on – Metro US

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — More than 100,000 Catalan separatists gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to try to revive the independence movement which is unraveling as the fifth anniversary of its failed attempt to secede from Spain approaches. For the past decade, the 9/11 rally held on Catalonia’s public holiday has been the focal point of […]

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QUEEN ELIZABETH LEFT BEHIND AN UNEQUAL AND POORER BRITISH SOCIETY

BY ARUN SRIVASTRAVA On the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a divided Britain finds itself in a mystified situation where the country’s economy under new Prime Minister LizTruss not only faces the worst nature of the breakup, but also the threat of losing the emblem of being one of the superpowers. He would not bean […]

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Sultan Özcan: Labor and Freedom Alliance is not a movement on paper

Sultan Özcan, a member of the HDP MYK, said that after the Labor and Freedom Alliance was presented to the public on September 24, they would come together with all social strata to build a democratic republic. Sultan Özcan, co-spokesperson of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Committee on Relations with Civil Society Organizations and Political […]

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Esther Cooper Jackson, first civil rights activist, dies at 105

Esther Cooper Jackson, a civil rights activist, feminist and former Communist Party member who was considered late in her life as a former stateswoman of the American left, died August 23 at a nursing facility in Boston. . She was 105 years old. His family confirmed his death but did not cite a cause. Ms […]

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Austin Film Society Announces 2022 Filmmaker Fellowship Recipients: Projects by PJ Raval, Don Swaynos and Financial Support – Screens

A scene from “Street Flame” by Katherine Propper. The director’s new project, lost soulis one of 11 feature films announced as recipients of the AFS Filmmaker Grants for 2022. For more than two and a half decades, AFS Filmmaker Fellowships have changed careers and lives by providing critical funding to projects across Texas. Now, the […]

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Democratic Civil Movement criticizes regime’s measures and lack of reform – Middle East Monitor

The Democratic Civil Movement in Egypt, which includes opposition parties, has criticized what it calls the authorities’ economic measures that increase the suffering of citizens, as well as the slow release of prisoners of conscience. The movement met on Wednesday evening to discuss the latest developments in the call for national dialogue and related procedures […]

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National Civil Rights Museum Presents Smithsonian Outdoor Exhibit on Revolutionary Black Men | New

Memphis, TN, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Civil Rights Museum is proud to highlight the contributions of notable black men with Men of Change: Taking it to the Streets. The Smithsonian’s outdoor exhibit will be on display in the museum’s Founders Park west of its main entrance beginning Saturday, September 10. Based […]

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Does lax enforcement of gun laws violate the civil rights of victims?

As Illinois Democrats continue to call for a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines after the July 4 Highland Park massacre, critics of gun safety laws voice a familiar rebuttal : Why pass new gun laws, argue opponents, when so many existing laws are not enforced? That’s a good question, but it dodges another, […]

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Biden is right. You are not going to reform the MAGA movement, you have to crush it | Columns | Tampa

Click to enlarge Photo via potus/Twitter Biden — against his friendlier instincts — has decided to see American politics for what it is, not what he wants it to be. Come, my friends, and let us tighten our pearls together, for the President of the United States – saying the right thing to say years […]

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The Prophet’s Ummah envisions a plural society

Muslims performing Haj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia (Twitter: Ministry of Haj and Umrah, Saudi Arabia) Shujaat Ali Quadri Ummah, an Arabic word, is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the entire Muslim community bound together by ties of religion. However, the word Ummah in Arabic simply means community or nation, without emphasizing community […]

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Political rights are not a tool for social inclusion

Demi Hablützel is the president of the youth wing of the SVP of the canton of Basel-Stadt. In this opinion piece, the author, who is a law student, justifies the opinion of the majority in Switzerland that political rights should belong only to Swiss citizens. This content was published on September 5, 2022 – 09:00 […]

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‘They’re definitely going for the civil rights movement’: Denzel Washington and Giancarlo Esposito would play Magneto and Professor X in MCU, fans say it will be the greatest tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman

With a plethora of actors rumored to be cast in the new era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there’s already an active surge of interest among fans. Fans are responsible for determining which roles they will fit in. While the list featured some of the most speculated casting of recent times like Henry Cavill, names […]

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Civil society leaders urge parties to choose competent candidates with integrity for upcoming polls – myRepublica

KATHMANDU, September 3: A group of prominent civil society leaders has urged political party leaders to select honest, trustworthy and challenging candidates for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls. Launching a joint appeal in the wake of all parties making preparations to nominate the party’s candidates for the parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for November […]

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Rajiv Rajan – The New Indian Express

By Express press service This year marked 75 years of Indian independence and five years since the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act (RPWD) came into effect. Yet people with disabilities, like me, are still forced to ask themselves where is our freedom of movement? The recent IndiGo airline incident at Ranchi Airport may still […]

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National civil rights leaders meet with President Biden following the declaration of a state of emergency for democracy

Urged the president to take strong action to protect voting rights and close economic gaps FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Shin Inouye, [email protected] WASHINGTON DC- Days after declaring a state of emergency for democracy in the United States, the country’s top civil rights leaders met with President Biden at the White House today to urge the administration […]

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A society flooded with weapons and denial will reap more violence

Last month, as people remembered the first anniversary of the American departure from Afghanistan, my mind flashed back to August 5, 2014, when half a dozen Black Hawk helicopters lined up to drop off wounded soldiers at Bagram Airfield Hospital. The helicopter’s rotors spun against a hazy sky as medics rushed and shouted at each […]

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Spain. The political rights of the former presidents of the Catalan Parliament flouted

China must address serious human rights violations in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), and the international community must not turn a blind eye, more than 40 independent UN experts said on Wednesday. Their statement follows the recent publication of a long-awaited report by the United Nations human rights office, OHCHR, which concluded that “serious […]

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Spain violated political rights of Catalan officials, say UN experts

Independent human rights experts working with the United Nations say Spain has violated the political rights of members of the Catalan government and parliament by stripping them of their posts ahead of any sentencing following the illegal independence vote in the area five years ago. The Human Rights Committee, a group of 18 experts, released […]

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Remember when the Biden administration opened “civil rights” investigations into states banning mask mandates? – OutKick

Amazing how quickly things can change, isn’t it? Now that even the New York Times, the chief arbiter of acceptable liberal opinion, has acknowledged the importance of a return to normal school, it’s unbelievable to look back at what Democratic politicians and their allies were doing to children. barely a year ago. Tuesday was the […]