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‘Tortured to Death’: Oklahoma Under Fi

April 30, 2014

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‘Tortured to Death’: Oklahoma Under Fire for Horrific Execution http://ow.ly/wl3XM Man writhes in pain after administered drugs don’t work and dies of massive heart attack only after procedure “halted” by offiicials

How high incarceration rates cost states

April 30, 2014

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How high incarceration rates cost states and shatter communities – PBS NewsHour http://ow.ly/wl4i0 The documentary profiles the path of four people caught up in the cycle of Kentucky’s criminal justice system. The four come from Beecher Terrace, a housing project in the west end of Louisville where one out of every six people cycle in […]

Human Rights Watch Calls for Updated Tre

April 30, 2014

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Human Rights Watch Calls for Updated Treaty on Forced Labor http://ow.ly/wkYNt Governments should mark Labor Day on May 1, 2014 with a commitment to create legally binding standards to prevent forced labor, and to protect and compensate victims, Human Rights Watch said. The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 20.9 million women, men, and children […]

Girl dies after apparent bullying attack

April 30, 2014

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Girl dies after apparent bullying attack http://ow.ly/wkZ6f Authorities are investigating whether it was an extreme case of bullying that led to the death of a 17-year-old student in Argentina, after she was attacked by two women and another girl last week.

Uganda’s anti-gay law reinforces homopho

April 30, 2014

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Uganda’s anti-gay law reinforces homophobia, xenophobia, says report http://ow.ly/wkZiu The needs of male survivors of conflict-related sexual violence living as refugees in Uganda, of whom there are several hundred, are poorly met, with recent legislation against homosexuality making matters worse, according to a new report.

Families accuse school district of ignor

April 30, 2014

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Families accuse school district of ignoring bullying – 8 News NOW http://ow.ly/wkZxO The students, 14-year-old Ethan Bryan and 13-year-old Nolan Hairr, sat between their mothers, recounting the bullying they say they suffered back when they were in sixth grade at Greenspun Middle School.

Rise of Cyber Bullying: Part One – North

April 30, 2014

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Rise of Cyber Bullying: Part One – Northland’s NewsCenter http://ow.ly/wkZnA While surfing Twitter last year, Sophie stumbled upon a troubling tweet addressed to her. “What they said was very nasty. It was obvious that it was cyber bullying,” Schuder said. “I felt confused, self-conscious, and wondering if other people at school thought about me like […]