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These Amazing Women Defy Local Logic To

October 31, 2013

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These Amazing Women Defy Local Logic To Tell Their Countries’ Stories—And Make Us Really Proud http://ow.ly/qnhHm

Outrage Over Kenya Rape Grows … police

October 31, 2013

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Outrage Over Kenya Rape Grows … police ordered the men to to cut grass as their only punishment; the men were then let go–even though under Kenya’s Sexual Offences Act they should receive no less than 15 years in prison. http://ow.ly/qnib7

An Afghan Tragedy: The Pashtun practice

October 31, 2013

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An Afghan Tragedy: The Pashtun practice of having sex with young boys – The Independent … teenage boys have become the objects of lustful attraction and romance for some of the most powerful men in the Afghan countryside. http://ow.ly/qnigN

Americas’ rights commission questions Gu

October 31, 2013

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Americas’ rights commission questions Guantanamo treatment The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Monday demanded the United States explain abuses allegedly committed at Guantanamo prison, especially its practice of force-feeding inmates on hunger strike… http://ow.ly/qnfQW

Solitary confinement’s invisible scars

October 31, 2013

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Solitary confinement’s invisible scars I spent 2,054 days in solitary and other forms of isolated confinement, out of sight and invisible to other human beings – and eventually, even to myself… http://ow.ly/qnfRX

Poland asks court to hear CIA jails case

October 31, 2013

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Poland asks court to hear CIA jails case in private http://ow.ly/qnfUN

Billboard campaign draws attention to pl

October 31, 2013

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Billboard campaign draws attention to plight of human-trafficking victims http://ow.ly/qng21

Saudi Arabian human rights lawyer senten

October 31, 2013

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Saudi Arabian human rights lawyer sentenced to prison for demanding reforms – “This trial is a yet another example of how the authorities abuse the justice system to silence peaceful dissent in Saudi Arabia,” … Amnesty International http://ow.ly/qng5X

The Data Hackers Ever played Farmville?

October 31, 2013

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The Data Hackers Ever played Farmville? Checked into Foursquare? Listened to music on Pandora? These new social apps come with an obvious price tag: the annoying advertisements that we believe to be the fee we have to pay for our pleasure. But there’s a second, more hidden price tag… http://ow.ly/qnbRz

Pregnant Girls Rescued from Nigeria ‘Bab

October 31, 2013

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Pregnant Girls Rescued from Nigeria ‘Baby Factory’ http://ow.ly/qnc9H

Israel Approves 1,500 New Settler Homes

October 31, 2013

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Israel Approves 1,500 New Settler Homes in Illegally Occupied East Jerusalem http://ow.ly/qnccq

VIDEO: Mornings in Khalil: child and adu

October 31, 2013

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VIDEO: Mornings in Khalil: child and adult detention http://ow.ly/qncGV

US Drones Killed “Not a Militant, but M

October 30, 2013

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US Drones Killed “Not a Militant, but My Mother” http://ow.ly/qkRfS

Billboard Campaign on Human Trafficking

October 30, 2013

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Billboard Campaign on Human Trafficking Kicks Off http://ow.ly/qkPom

Solitary Confinement: A Punishment In Ne

October 30, 2013

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Solitary Confinement: A Punishment In Need Of Reform | RedState http://ow.ly/qkPtY

The cruelty of solitary confinement – Wa

October 30, 2013

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The cruelty of solitary confinement – Washington Post http://ow.ly/qkPyf

Child marriage could trigger surge in Af

October 30, 2013

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Child marriage could trigger surge in Africa’s under-15s pregnancy rate – UN http://ow.ly/qkNEe

World must focus on younger girls to era

October 30, 2013

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World must focus on younger girls to eradicate teen pregnancy -report http://ow.ly/qkNP7

Neo-Nazis Try To Take Over Tiny Town—But

October 30, 2013

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Neo-Nazis Try To Take Over Tiny Town—But The Town Is Fighting Back! http://ow.ly/qkMog

Disabled women twice as likely to be abu

October 30, 2013

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Disabled women twice as likely to be abused http://ow.ly/qkMjS

A Mixed Decision on the Texas Abortion L

October 30, 2013

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A Mixed Decision on the Texas Abortion Law http://ow.ly/qkKtb

Dallas mayor expands anti-domestic viole

October 29, 2013

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Dallas mayor expands anti-domestic violence effort http://ow.ly/qiFbe

La carte des pays surveillés par la NSA

October 29, 2013

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La carte des pays surveillés par la NSA http://ow.ly/qiBye

California Conservatives Fabricate Anoth

October 29, 2013

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California Conservatives Fabricate Another Story About Transgender Restroom Harassment http://ow.ly/qizFF

About a Girl: Coy Mathis’ Fight to Chan

October 29, 2013

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About a Girl: Coy Mathis’ Fight to Change Gender – RollingStone.com http://ow.ly/qiAhL

Texas attorney general asks court to rei

October 29, 2013

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Texas attorney general asks court to reinstate abortion measure http://ow.ly/qizBc

Sexual harassment: not just a bit of fun

October 29, 2013

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Sexual harassment: not just a bit of fun http://ow.ly/qizTK

California woman who killed pimp at age

October 29, 2013

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California woman who killed pimp at age 16 set to be freed http://ow.ly/qiA2L

Yemen honor killing: Father burns daught

October 29, 2013

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Yemen honor killing: Father burns daughter alive for talking to fiancé – Examiner.com http://ow.ly/qiAmj

HRW slams Kuwait over 10-year sentence f

October 29, 2013

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HRW slams Kuwait over 10-year sentence for tweeter http://ow.ly/qiy3d

Rights group: Saudi activist given 3 mon

October 29, 2013

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Rights group: Saudi activist given 3 months in prison for signing letter calling for reforms http://ow.ly/qiy5G

Prisoners' release sparks Israeli de

October 29, 2013

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Prisoners' release sparks Israeli despair http://ow.ly/qiy7H

24 children rescued from human trafficki

October 29, 2013

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24 children rescued from human trafficking scheme, officials say http://ow.ly/qiy9z

The difficulties of spotting human traff

October 29, 2013

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The difficulties of spotting human trafficking http://ow.ly/qiym6

Reports of prison abuse in South Africa

October 29, 2013

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Reports of prison abuse in South Africa must lead to urgent investigation http://ow.ly/qiyhq

Is Facebook Working With Law Enforcement

October 29, 2013

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Is Facebook Working With Law Enforcement To Thwart Protests? http://ow.ly/qixqM

13-Year-Old Lebanese Girl Married to Kid

October 29, 2013

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13-Year-Old Lebanese Girl Married to Kidnapper to Pay Father’s Debt http://ow.ly/qixxr

A Quick Guide To The Research On Same-Se

October 28, 2013

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A Quick Guide To The Research On Same-Sex Parenting (As Presented To The Federal Courts) http://ow.ly/qg0RB

The Morning Pride: October 28, 2013 http

October 28, 2013

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The Morning Pride: October 28, 2013 http://ow.ly/qg10t

FIFA: keep slavery out of the Qatar Worl

October 28, 2013

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FIFA: keep slavery out of the Qatar World Cup http://ow.ly/qg62u

Toronto Bans “Disappearing Palestine” Ad

October 28, 2013

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Toronto Bans “Disappearing Palestine” Ad Claiming Risk of “Anti-Jewish Violence” http://ow.ly/qg4eV

For 4th Straight Year, Obama Approves Mi

October 28, 2013

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For 4th Straight Year, Obama Approves Military Aid to Countries Using Child Soldiers http://ow.ly/qg4qP

Silencing journalists: An alarming globa

October 28, 2013

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Silencing journalists: An alarming global trend http://ow.ly/qg2jG

Video: Sara Kruzan to be released from p

October 28, 2013

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Video: Sara Kruzan to be released from prison http://ow.ly/qg2tS

Human trafficking cases ‘tip of iceberg’

October 28, 2013

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Human trafficking cases ‘tip of iceberg’ http://ow.ly/qg2wC

Petition to stop abusers getting away wi

October 28, 2013

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Petition to stop abusers getting away with it http://ow.ly/qg0Lu

Yemen must ban child marriage in new con

October 28, 2013

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Yemen must ban child marriage in new constitution – rights group http://ow.ly/qg149

Far-right French politician Marine Le Pe

October 28, 2013

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Far-right French politician Marine Le Pen confronted by topless Femen protesters – Raw Story http://ow.ly/qg1bh

Lesbians mourn as Soho’s Candy Bar anno

October 28, 2013

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Lesbians mourn as Soho’s Candy Bar announces it will close http://ow.ly/qg1fh

WorldViews: 7 ridiculous restrictions on

October 27, 2013

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WorldViews: 7 ridiculous restrictions on women’s rights around the world http://ow.ly/qdJzU