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Marta Kos named Freedom Movement candidate in fall presidential election

STA, June 28, 2022 – Marta Kos, vice president of the Freedom Movement, has officially announced her candidacy for the presidency of the republic. She will stand as her party’s candidate and hopes that the two coalition partners will support her as well. The first of the candidates so far to stand with the support […]

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Strive to achieve a healthy society for all

Izah Azahari The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations (UN) Member States in 2015, provides a common blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, today and tomorrow. At the heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an urgent call to action for all countries in a global […]

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Bob Bird: Morphing the pro-life movement

By Bob Bird “We are in a real war, with real bloodshed, real lives lost, real genocide among us.” “This is a war, a bloody war, for the soul of our country.” “We fight not only in the temporal world, but also in the powers, thrones, dominions and principalities of an evil and supernatural kingdom. […]

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Lack of progress for nature at UN talks: civil society leaders

House ” General ” Environment ” Lack of progress for nature at UN talks: civil society leaders Nairobi, June 26 (SocialNews.XYZ) Various countries gathered last week in Nairobi for the last preparatory session ahead of the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity which will be held in Montreal from […]

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145-year-old church in northwest Louisiana is a civil rights monument | Louisiana News

By MACKENZIE BOUCHER, The Times of Shreveport SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — For more than 47 years, a building in Shreveport has stood vacant, as time slowly eats away at the ceiling like a cancer cell taking over a body. Within these walls live the words of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many […]

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The real work for the pro-life movement starts now

I really don’t have much of a reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade. Perhaps it was because the writing was on the wall after the ill-fated draft notice leaked less than two months ago. I’m pro-life, but here in West Texas, the lack of an abortion center has kind of […]

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To LGBTQ pride, celebration but also concern for civil rights | New York News

By DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — LGBTQ pride commemorations that have at times felt like civil rights victory parties are now grappling with an environment of heightened legislative and rhetorical battles over sexual orientation and gender identity. , and fear that a Supreme Court ruling on abortion will open the door to […]

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College Credits: Aurora Student Inducted into Honor Society

AURORA, IL – We keep track of all the major higher education achievements of students in the region. Send your submissions to [email protected] Local Students Featured on Bradley University’s 2022 Spring Dean’s List Over 1,700 students have been named to Bradley’s Dean’s List for Spring 2022. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must […]

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Lonsberry: GUN CASE ATTACKS CIVIL RIGHTS | 570 WSYR

The struggle for civil rights is never popular. If so, there would be no need to fight. If white people in Topeka had wanted black children in their children’s schools, Brown would not have had to sue the Board of Education. And if Democrats who control New York had wanted their neighbors to enjoy Second […]

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History camp this week at the Warren Heritage Society – Royal Examiner

Every year, Catholics around the world celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”), symbolizing their belief in the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. Traditionally, the feast of Corpus Christi takes place on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Thursday is the day Jesus instituted the Most Holy Eucharist, the […]

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Muhammad Ali supported the modern civil rights movement in the United States, according to his biographer

Mohamed Ali would have supported the modern civil rights movement. It is according to the old boxing official biographer of champion Thomas Hauser. BOXING HALL OF FAME, CANASTOTA — Muhammad Ali is said to have supported the modern civil rights movement. That’s according to the biographer of former world heavyweight boxing champion Thomas Hauser, who […]

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Police torture of protesters: call for the inclusion of members of civil society in the investigation – Pakistan

KARACHI: Human rights and political activists Sheema Kermani, Uzma Noorani, Mahnaz Rehman, Sarah Zaman, Sajida Baloch and Naghma Iqtidar have called on the Sindh government to induct human rights organizations and civil society into a commission to inquiry set up to investigate police actions against women in assembly. Activists expressing concern over the torture of […]

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The anti-abortion movement reveals its post-Roe plans, and they’re gruesome

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R.C., left, Carol Tobias, chair of the National Right to Life Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speak before a 2014 press conference.Photo: Tom Williams/CQ roll call (Getty Images) The oldest and largest anti-abortion group in the country has unveiled absolutely frightening model legislation which not only proposes near-total state […]

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Former A&R chief Mickey Stevenson on Motown: It was a ‘spiritual’ move | Z-non-digital

DETROIT — Reflecting on a storied career with Motown Records that included discovering some of its most iconic talents and shaping its sound, William “Mickey” Stevenson, its former A&R manager, thinks it was nothing less than a “spiritual movement”. Stevenson, now 85, said that even amid the divisive and tumultuous climate of the 1960s that […]

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Point: We need universal suffrage to strengthen society | Columnists

Miles Rapoport In our book, “100% Democracy: The Case for Universal Voting,” EJ Dionne and I argue that voting should be a mandatory civic duty for every American citizen. Universal suffrage could be enacted at the federal level or, more likely, by states or municipalities. If passed, it would significantly increase voter turnout; make the […]

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The National Civil Rights Museum is offering free admission on June 21, here’s why

The National Civil Rights Museum is not normally open on Tuesdays, but an exception will be made on Tuesday, June 21 — the day after Juneteenth is observed as a federal holiday. On Tuesday, June 21, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN will not only be open, but in honor of what is […]

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Lester Gibson, McLennan County Commissioner and Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 74 | Local government and politics

According to staff reports Lester Gibson, who served 28 years as Black McLennan County’s first commissioner since Reconstruction, died Friday after a long illness. He was 74 years old. During his tenure as Precinct 2 Commissioner from 1990 to 2018, Gibson was known as an advocate for civil rights, minority employment in county government, and […]

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Ekiti 2022: Police announce movement restriction, as Oni and CDD warn against rigging

…..NSCDC deploys 9,747 agentsVictor Ogunje in Teen EkitiFor the smooth running of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, Inspector General of Police Mr. Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the restriction of vehicle movements along entry points and exit from Ekiti from 12:00 p.m. on June 18, 2022 to 6:00 a.m. on the same day. The […]

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Civil society drives the 3SI forward ⋆ Visegrad Insight

Next week leaders and senior diplomats will meet in Riga, a month ago civil society members from these countries met in the same place. As members of the European Union, Poland and other Central European countries come of age after 18 years, it’s time to look at the club we joined in 2004. It’s time […]

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Saudi Arabia calls for safeguarding Rohingya welfare and political rights

‘Dragon Ball’ characters show dance moves on the Anime Village stage at City Walk in Jeddah JEDDAH: Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Master Roshi, Piccolo and more ‘Dragon Ball’ characters showed off their breakdancing moves on stage at City Walk’s Anime Village on Wednesday. Team Anime DXB is a group of versatile dancers and performers turned cosplayers […]

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SPLM-IO Official Demands Space for Exercising Political Rights

June 14th, 2022 (JUBA) – The South Sudan Armed Opposition (SPLM-IO) has called on the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party to leave political space for other politicians to exercise their rights policies as required by the revitalized peace agreement and the country’s policy. Transitional Constitution. SPLM-IO spokesperson Manawa Peter Gatkouth said it is “unfortunate” […]

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“A man of integrity”, commented: a disastrous diagnosis for Iranian society

In the midst of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s drama “A Man With Integrity” (completed in 2017, opening here this Friday), the main character meets a friend in Tehran, a woman whose job as a translator faces severe government restrictions. Her husband, a teacher and writer, is a political prisoner who faces a six-year sentence for […]

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WPA ready to form ‘broad anti-dictatorial movement’ to push for power-sharing – Demerara Waves Online News – Guyana

Updated on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 10:58 p.m. by Denis Chabrol Dr. Walter Rodney The Working People’s Alliance (WPA), to mark the 42nd anniversary of the assassination of its co-leader, Dr Walter Rodney, has pledged to help create an organized national movement to resist ‘dictatorship’ and create a new political order based on power […]

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For the NH Historical Society, a huge donation means huge changes on the horizon

A $2 million private donation — given to the New Hampshire Historical Society last month by a member of a well-known Granite State family — will help build additional storage space for the monument that is packed with archival material. . Bill Dunlap, the president of the state historical society, said this week that the […]

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Topsail Island Beach is part of the North Carolina Civil Rights Trail | North Carolina News

By CHASE JORDAN, Wilmington StarNews TOPSAIL ISLAND, NC (AP) – In the 1950s, Carla Torrey spent her childhood summers watching her father build homes on Topsail Island and other structures like the Wade Chestnut Memorial Chapel, which still stands today . Memories also include watching the waves hit the shore, while looking right and left, […]

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One South Africa Movement launches campaign to find top independent candidates for upcoming elections

A leader of the SA Mmusi Maimane movement. One South Africa Movement has launched a campaign asking South Africans to choose the 100 better independent candidates in the next elections. The elections will take place in 2024. Following a ruling by the Constitutional Court, independent candidates will be able to stand for election as members […]

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Sabah CM: Bar decision is “apolitical”

KOTA KINABALU: A move by Sabah lawyers to seek judicial review of the state’s 40% revenue entitlement is a positive non-partisan move, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said (Photo). He said the state viewed the decision of the Sabah Law Society (SLS) in a positive and non-political light in the common pursuit of constitutional […]

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Civil rights group denounces sheriff’s arrest of 10-year-old threatened at school

A civil rights group is opposing a Florida sheriff who arrested a 10-year-old boy for allegedly threatening to shoot at an elementary school just days after the fatal shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said in a news release that the fifth-grader’s May 28 arrest was part of an effort to maintain […]

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Remembering Margaret Alexander: The Mother of Charlotte’s Civil Rights Movement | WFAE 90.7

Margaret Gilreece Alexander, affectionately known as “Mother Margaret”, died in her sleep last Friday at the age of 97. Alexander was married to Kelly Alexander Sr., a prominent civil rights advocate in North Carolina. He is also known for his strong support for the Supreme Court case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education that buses […]

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Lies about race, religion and gender are sinking into society

gary can | Evansville Mail and Press A poison is circulating in the United States, distributed via the Internet and television, packaged with the gleeful promise of curing a sick society. Perhaps you have had a dose of one of these products: “White people are the target of a political plot that would replace them […]

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Carl B. Stokes honored with a marker on the Cleveland Civil Rights Trail

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Civil Rights Trail historic marker honoring Carl B. Stokes, the first black mayor of a major U.S. city, was unveiled outside Cleveland City Hall on Wednesday, according to the Cleveland Restoration Society which is at the origin of the project. Cordell Stokes, the son of the late Carl B. Stokes, Cleveland […]

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Celebrating 50 years of global environmental movement

The global environmental movement began in 1972, with the first World Environmental Conference held in Stockholm, Sweden, hosted by then Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. Among the heads of government who were also present was the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, who said that the environment and poverty were two major global issues […]

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Progressive prosecutors movement on trial in California primary

Three prosecutors at the forefront of the progressive movement in California will be tried on June 7. Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s chief prosecutor, faces a recall election in the primary. Polls suggest there is a good chance he will lose. Diana Becton and Tori Berber Salazar, chief prosecutors for two counties just east of San […]

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The company Amerigo Vespucci pays tribute to the man of the year

Recently, the Amerigo Vespucci Society (AVS) of Long Branch New Jersey hosted a 129th anniversary dinner at The Breakers in Spring Lake. About one hundred and fifty people attended the event which celebrated the last history of the organization and honored one of its members, Mr. Joseph Mossa, as man of the year. The evening […]

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Video interview with Bobbi Banks, sound editor of Women of the Movement

“Women of Movement” was a moving experience to supervise the sound editor Bobbi Banks “in many ways. Number one is for me personally, because I’m an interracial person, when I was younger I saw the KKK burn a cross on our lawn. It was around 1960. So, for me, it was a very personal part […]

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Mississippi civil rights activist ‘Bud’ McGee dies at 81 | Mississippi News

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – William “Bud” McGee, a Mississippi civil rights activist who worked to register black voters in the 1960s, has died. He was 81 years old. McGee died of heart failure on May 24 at his home in the Delta town of Greenwood, the Greenwood Commonwealth reported. A funeral was scheduled for Saturday. […]

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Laredo Film Society to Screen ‘Rocketman’ and Host Pride Month Party

Pride month is in full swing in Laredo, and a local organization is kicking off its celebrations by hosting a film by one of the most iconic members of the LGBTQIA+ community since the 1970s. The Laredo Film Society will host a screening and party showing Elton John’s biopic “Rocketman,” Saturday at 7 p.m. at […]

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WVa officer, firefighter pleads to civil rights rape charge | West Virginia News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia police officer and firefighter has pleaded guilty in federal court to a rape case involving a 16-year-old girl. Christopher Lee Osborne pleaded for violating the girl’s civil rights by forcibly raping her at the Danville Fire Department, according to a press release issued Thursday by the US […]

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Feds: Capitol Police Officer Indicted for Civil Rights Violations | New Policies

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A United States Capitol Police officer has been charged with federal civil rights after he was involved in an unauthorized high-speed chase, crashed into a motorcycle, and then tried to cover it up , prosecutors said on Friday. The officer, Thomas Smith, was supposed to check the […]

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June is Friday Harbor LGBTQIA Rights Movement Month

PROCLAMATION Whereas, June is designated as Pride Month across the country to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, a period generally recognized as the start of the modern LGBTQIA rights movement; and Whereas, all people, regardless of age, gender identity, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation or physical disability, have the right […]

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Urvashi Vaid, legendary HIV and civil rights activist, dies at 63

This article first appeared in the lawyer. You can read the original story here. Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, leader of many LGBTQ+ organizations and other social justice organizations, has died aged 63. Vaid died Saturday at her New York home, according to the National LGBTQ Task Force. Vaid was executive director of the group, then […]

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Save Soil Movement: Sadhguru reaches India after cycling through 26 nations – See the photos | New

In the journey to raise awareness of land degradation that threatens life on the planet, Sadhguru will travel 30,000 km across 27 nations. World-renowned Indian spiritualist and environmentalist Sadhguru embarked on a unique 100-day solitary motorcycle on Monday, March 21. After crossing the freezing cold of Europe and the furnace of the Arabian desert, Sadhguru, […]

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On ‘The Eminem Show,’ the rapper heavily skewered society – but lost sight of himself

It was probably inevitable, from the moment the first letters were mailed and feds swarmed East Coast post offices in hazmat suits, that Eminem was going to equate “anthrax” with “Tampax”. The Detroit-born rapper had risen to superstardom during the late Clinton years — allegedly during boom times, when his provocation for the sake of […]

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Civil Rights Groups Call on Supreme Court to Overturn Racist Rulings Against Puerto Rico

Image courtesy of BELatina. In recent weeks, the debate over Puerto Rico’s political status has been back on the table after a group of lawmakers reached historic agreement to introduce non-partisan legislation that does not favor a vote on any statute. What many do not know about this geopolitical situation is that it is framed […]

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Interview with Gina Prince-Bythewood (director of “Women of Movement”)

“That story was the one I had to do,” admits Gina Prince Bythewood about directing the pilot episode of ABC’s historical drama “Women of the Movement.” “That’s how I guide my decisions,” she says, adding for our recent Q&A, “There’s so much I want to do, but what should I have do?” We spoke with […]

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‘Cong to build a united society through social media’

Nana Patole lighting the lamp. Alka Lamba, Rohan Gupta, Vishal Muttemwar, Vilas Muttemwar, Abhijeet Wanjari, Ramkrishna Ojha and others are watching. (Photo by Anil Futane) Staff reporter: MPCC’s two-day social media conclave begins in the city “Social media is an influential and solid platform through which any thought can be disseminated. Unfortunately, the Bharatiya Janata […]

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3 federal prison officers charged with civil rights violations | New policies

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Three correctional officers at an eastern Kentucky federal prison have been charged with civil rights violations, officials said. A federal grand jury in London returned an indictment on Thursday accusing officers at Big Sandy US Penitentiary in Inez of violating an individual’s rights under the guise of law and falsifying records […]

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Replimune will present at the American Society of 2022

WOBURN, Mass., May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Replimune Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REPL), a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of a new class of tumor-directed oncolytic immunotherapies, today announced several presentations at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to be held in Chicago, Illinois, June 3-7, 2022. The […]

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Uvalde’s deep ties to Mexican American civil rights

Uvalde, Texas may have been unknown to most Americans before Tuesday’s mass shooting, but the town has deep roots in the Mexican-American civil rights struggle. The big picture: The massacre that left 19 children and two teachers dead on Tuesday took place in a school district where one of the most crucial school walkouts in […]

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Members of the Indian Diaspora strengthen our economy, our culture and our society: Angela Rayner, Deputy Leader of the Labor Party

The inaugural edition of the Ideas for India conference ended on Friday after three days of rich public policy debates. The three-day event, from May 18-20, was held to celebrate India’s 75th anniversary of independence, with speakers giving their vision of where they see India in the next 25 years. . On the first day, […]

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In ‘The Movement Made Us’, a son writes a moving tribute to his freedom-fighter father

We often forget that civil rights heroes are real people. We read about their acts of bravery, but they remain two-dimensional, stuck in the pages of our history books. But our heroes had families. They had sons and daughters who often witnessed the violence and trauma inflicted on their parents in the struggle for freedom. […]

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Historical Society Hosts Lincoln Discussion

QUINCY (WGEM) — When many people reflect on the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, they picture the log cabin or the White House. However, the courtroom also played a vital role in the life of the 16th president. It was the topic of discussion Sunday afternoon at the Quincy History Museum. Local historian Reg Ankrom […]

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Civil rights leaders meet with Justice Department over Buffalo massacres

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC Editor Last Friday, Attorney General Merrick Garland met with representatives of leaders from nine major civil rights organizations to address urgent concerns about the May 14 racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo New York that killed ten black people in shopping at a local store and injured three additional victims. […]

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Opposition exploits cracks in society: PM Modi: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Mukesh Ranjan Jaipur, May 20 Urging party leaders at a conclave here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked them to reach out to people presenting development-centric politics because for the BJP ‘power is not the end , but the means” to serve. Eradicate corruption We should all work […]

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New Orleans and Detroit join movement for tenants’ right to counsel

By Andrew Stricker | May 20, 2022, 8:01 p.m. EDT · Listen to the article Your browser does not support the audio element. A pandemic-fueled boom in tenants’ right to counsel laws appears to have power, with New Orleans and Detroit recently joining more than a dozen cities and states in securing tenants facing eviction. […]

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Lindiwe Zulu Named Global Champion of the SheDecides Movement

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has been named a Global Champion of a global and diverse movement driving change to ensure that every woman, girl and young person has the right to make decisions about her body, her life and her future . The SheDecides movement brings together government, civil society, media and donors […]

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God and Christ govern men for the good and prosperity of society

Carry the importance of America and history consent Also, as discussed in my previous post, American Authority and Prosperity Rests on the Kingship of God, equal application to all citizens under the law – in our case, under God’s law – has a direct impact on business decisions and the financial success of companies. Stability […]

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Brazilian politician loses political rights following attack on Ukraine

May 18, 2022 10:50 a.m. 1 minute read (Updated: May 19, 2022 1:23 p.m.) São Paulo state lawmakers voted on Tuesday to impeach Arthur do Val, one of their former peers, for his sexist remarks about Ukrainian women. In early March, a leaked audio message showed Mr do Val raving about Ukrainian women in a […]

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Accused of civil rights violations during protests takes plea deal | News

One of four defendants accused of violating the civil rights of protesters in an alleged November 2020 incident surrounding Black Lives Matter protests reached a plea deal on Tuesday. Dustin Marion pleaded uncontested to a misdemeanor offense of fighting or inciting a fight in a public place on the fourth day of a preliminary hearing […]

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“Ho Chi Minh Library” inaugurated in Hanoi | Company

The “Ho Chi Minh Library» brings together hundreds of book titles on President Ho Chi Minh (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) — National political publishing house Su that (Truth) launched on May 16 the “Ho Chi Minh Library” and a hall for the exhibition of books on President Ho Chi Minh at the site of the […]

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Don’t Sacrifice Civil Rights to Allay China Fears

Congress is struggling to pass legislation aimed at improving American “competitiveness”, especially against China, which increasing Numbers of Americans consider it a economic threatens. Significant differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill prove difficult to resolve. President Biden was hoping for a quick bipartisan victory when the Senate passed his version of […]

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COLLINS: Who is to blame for the rising anger in society?

Ian Mulgrew wrote in the Vancouver Sun this week: “It’s time to take stock of the many polls, anecdotes and messy videos that police, politicians and millionaire landlords say demand an iron fist: more than police, more money for law enforcement. and more imprisonment. When the cost of putting these people in prison is more […]

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Non-Muslim Kashmiris seek to build a civil movement against radicalization in the valley

The All-India Kashmiri Samaj will reach out to civil society organizations to create an atmosphere conducive to community harmony in the valley which has seen selective killings over the past few months As many as 14 Kashmiri Pandits and Hindus have been killed in the valley since Article 370 was repealed in 2019. File photo: […]

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Political rights for Cubans should not start with a referendum on marriage equality

Cubans may have a chance this year to do something they have very rarely done: cast a meaningful vote. The government, which rarely consults its people, says it will allow Cubans to have “a say” in a referendum on whether same-sex couples, a minority, can marry. The Cuban government has a well-documented history of violating […]

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Urvashi Vaid, legendary LGBTQ+ civil rights activist, dies at 63

Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, leader of many LGBTQ+ organizations and other social justice organizations, has died aged 63. Vaid died Saturday at her New York home, according to the National LGBTQ Task Force. Vaid was executive director of the group, then known as the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, from 1989 to 1992. Before […]

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The Royal Society names a climate scientist for the first time Brazilian member since the 1800s | world news

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The Royal Society’s scientific academy has elected climatologist Carlos Nobre, a leading researcher studying the Amazon rainforest, as its first Brazilian member since the country’s emperor Dom Pedro II joined the group in the 1800s. Nobre has studied the Amazon for decades and was an early proponent of the theory that […]

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What’s next for the abortion rights movement in Michigan?

The stakes are high. Yes Roe vs. Wade is overturned, a 1931 Michigan law will immediately make it a crime to perform or have an abortion, even in cases of rape or incest. As activists fighting against this terrible outcome, we believe it is crucial for the movement to discuss the political perspectives and strategies […]

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Civil rights and public interest groups urge social media giants to stop spreading disinformation ahead of midterm elections

More than 120 civil rights, voting rights and public interest groups have called nationwide on TikTok, Twitter, Meta, YouTube, Alphabet and other social media giants to stop the spread of misinformation ongoing election before the mid-terms. This includes many Georgian organizations, such as Black Voters Fund, Georgia Common Cause, GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund, Georgian […]

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Omar Sarfraz Cheema warns of 2007-like movement against crowding out – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Former Punjab governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema threatened the government on Wednesday that a “justice safeguard movement” similar to that of 2007 could be launched against his “unlawful removal” from office earlier this week . Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Mr Cheema described the current leadership as a “Sicilian mafia” and said they should […]

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Germany and Jordan: Building Bridges for Skilled Workers | Culture & Society

Ammon News – At a two-day conference on May 11 and 12, the Goethe-Institut offers a platform in Amman for key stakeholders from Germany and Jordan to talk about the opportunities for skilled Jordanian workers in the German labor market and the requirements necessary for them. MEETING NEEDS IN GERMANY AND JORDANMany educated Jordanians seek […]

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A public consecration in the name of civil rights

Hundreds of campus and regional community members gathered under the redwoods surrounding the Quarry Amphitheater to watch the former College Ten go down in history, rededicate itself as John R. Lewis College in memory of the legendary civil rights leader. “Giving a name is a unique act,” Chancellor Cynthia Larive said at the ceremony. “It […]

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The False Promise of Democratic Peace – Democracy and Society

Through persuasion, exhortation, legal process, economic pressure, and sometimes military force, American foreign policy affirms the United States’ view of how the world should be run. Only two countries in recent history have had such world-transforming ambitions: Britain and the United States. Over the past 150 years, they are the only two countries whose power […]

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Blake drops civil rights lawsuit against Wisconsin officer | USA News®

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake has dropped his federal civil rights lawsuit against the Wisconsin police officer who shot him during a domestic disturbance and left him paralyzed from the waist down. Neither attorneys for Blake, whose August 2020 shooting sparked the protests in which Kyle Rittenhouse killed two men and injured a third, […]

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What was the movement of Khalistan, which began and this is the fall

New Delhi: After successfully ousting Imran Khan’s government from power, the Pakistani spy agency ISI has once again attempted to destabilize India through the Khalistani movement. New ISI leader Nadeem Anjum, whose appointment to the top job was opposed by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, wants to use the global penetration of Sikh separatists to […]

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The Fiji Times » Stand up for freedom – Journalists – society’s true unsung heroes

On Tuesday this week, Fiji joined the world in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. This year’s theme was “Journalism Under Digital Siege”, aiming to highlight the many ways in which digitally mediated surveillance and attacks endanger journalists and journalism. The United Nations says surveillance could easily expose information gathered by journalists and undermine the principle […]

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Alabama Law Awards Honorary Degree to Civil Rights Lawyer | Alabama News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – A civil rights lawyer who once fought to desegregate the University of Alabama is now receiving an honorary degree from the school. Tuskegee attorney Fred Gray will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the law school graduation ceremony on Sunday afternoon, the university said in a statement. The debut […]

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Save Soil Movement: Sadhguru to address political leaders from 195 countries at UNCCD COP15 | India News

New Delhi: Sadhguru, founder of the Isha Foundation, which launched the Global Movement to Save Soils from Extinction in March this year, will address leaders from 195 nations at the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties ( COP15) at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) as keynote speaker. COP15 will be […]

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US to boost civil society and media in Asia-Pacific to counter China’s influence

The United States foreign aid agency has said it will inject more resources into civil society and free media across Asia and the Pacific as it steps up its efforts to push back the influence of the China around the world. Key points: USAID develops new strategy to compete with Beijing in the Asia-Pacific region […]

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Efforts begin to bring civil rights-era banking law into the digital age

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) represents a major effort by lawmakers to prevent banks from discriminatory lending in low-to-moderate income communities, but it was signed into law in 1977 and has not been updated since 1995. Conceived in the era of civil rights and passed in the era of post-Watergate reform, the Community Reinvestment Act […]

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What’s next for Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement?

Following the military coup in Myanmar in February 2021, the country’s pro-democracy movement transformed from a peaceful, leaderless camp into a quasi-military structure. Many demonstrators took up arms to defend the civilian population against the atrocities of the regime. Where is the standoff going between the junta and the pro-democracy fighters? When Myanmar’s democratically elected […]