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Religion is a weapon of manipulation in society – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has condemned the incursion of religion into the country’s political arena, adding that it portends danger to the regime ahead of the 2023 general elections. Governor Akeredolu, who underlined that the solution to the challenges facing the country does not lie in the religion of individuals, noted that […]

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Atlantic City’s iconic civil rights building will temporarily close

Several members of the Atlantic City government have informed us that the All Wars Memorial Building in Atlantic City will be closed until further notice. City hall workers only agreed to speak to us anonymously, concerned about possible political retaliation from Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small. The HVAC system is the reason given for the […]

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Government to reassess airfare cap based on ATF price movement: Scindia

The government will certainly reassess the price cap in place for domestic airlines once the environment is healthier in terms of jet fuel prices, according to Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. After the coronavirus pandemic shook the country’s civil aviation space, the sector is now in recovery mode, especially in terms of air traveler […]

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Georgetown Historical Society Responds to Calls to Remove Confederate Flag from Marvel Museum

Confederate memorial with Confederate flag outside the Georgetown Historical Society’s Marvel Museum. GEORGETOWN, Del. – The Georgetown Historical Society released a statement in response to weeks of controversy over a Confederate flag they display on the grounds of their Marvel Museum. “As our name confirms, for decades our members and volunteers have been actively engaged […]

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How the Tiny Homes Movement, Focused on Responsible Choices and Living Light, is Catching Up Around the Country

Anna Reddy, a retired teacher from Bengaluru, lives free in the fall of her life. She downsized and moved into a 320 square foot little house that was recycled from an old shipping container. Having experienced the loneliness of a lockdown and waking up to the need for smart budgeting as a retiree, she chose […]

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Parliamentarians and civil society demand political unity to face the climate emergency

2021 Klang Valley massive floods Join us on Telegram and instagram for the last. Malaysia urgently needs political unity at all levels to recognize and tackle the deleterious impact of climate change in the country, MPs and representatives of civil society organizations say at an event by parliamentarians from ASEAN for Human Rights (APHR) in […]

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India’s ‘big society’ model lays the foundation for inclusive and resurgent rural growth

Recent years, and more specifically the 2022 budget, have marked a decisive shift towards the role of government in development. The role of local communities and governance structures has been central to this. This is clearly visible in the villages with greater decentralization of Panchayat responsibilities, resources and explicit recognition of Women’s Self Help Groups […]

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Eloquent civil rights lawyer Clayton Ruby followed his powerful moral compass

Lawyer Clayton Ruby speaks to the editorial board of The Globe and Mail in Toronto on July 24, 2013.Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail Civil rights attorney Clayton Ruby was guided by a simple rule instilled in him by his parents: If he saw something wrong in the world, he should try to fix it. […]

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Why we have the SLS

The political dilemma: if not SLS, then what? To many, that sounds like a simple argument: scrap the slow, outdated SLS and direct its $2.6 billion a year to new public-private partnerships like SpaceX’s Starship, which promises to revolutionize access to space. space. Now imagine this argument from the perspective of a congressional representative from […]

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Groundbreaking Civil Rights Photo Exhibit Comes to Texas Museum

A prestigious national tour of some of the most important photos, oral histories and memorabilia of the Civil Rights Movement in American history is coming to Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza: “Solidarity now! 1968 Poor Man’s Campaign, will be visible from August 13, 2022 to February 26, 2023. Organized by the Smithsonian Institution […]

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India must kneel to Kashmir freedom movement: lawmaker

MULTAN, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – August 2, 2022): National Assembly Member Ahmad Hussain Dehr said India must kneel before the unrelenting struggle of the indigenous people of Kashmir to give it freedom. Speaking to APP, he said the world has now recognized that this is an indigenous youth-led movement that has grown stronger over time. […]

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KD Singh: How to make our society safer for women

There can be considerable differences in how we experience our cities day and night. A bustling public park can turn into a spooky and unsettling environment after dark. Cities are rarely designed to meet the needs of people at night or to accommodate the realities of marginalized communities. KD Singh makes us understand how the […]

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NBA icon Bill Russell remembers being a civil rights activist

On the night of June 12, 1963, the long season of public political killings began in earnest. That night, the President of the United States of America went on television and gave a speech about the moral imperative of the civil rights movement. John F. Kennedy said to the nation: We are confronted above all […]

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India vs. Twitter vs. Elon Musk vs. Society

This article is part of the Free Speech Projecta collaboration between Future Tense and the American University Washington College of Law’s Tech, Law, & Security program that examines how technology influences the way we think about speech. Elon Musk’s misguided, months-long attempt to buy Twitter (which is now an attempt to, well, not) was such […]

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San Antonio Congressman, Civil Rights Groups Say Abbott’s Border Initiative Caused Deaths in Car Chases | Texas News | San Antonio

Click to enlarge Instagram / governorabbott Governor Greg Abbott puts on a scowl and a fake military shirt for a photo op along the US-Mexico border. San Antonio Congressman Joaquin Castro has called on the Justice Department to intervene after civil rights groups accused at least 30 people of being killed in […]

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Our Black Lives Matter Movement is right here in the workshop – Non Profit News

Erica Smiley: I’ll talk specifically about what we’re seeing in companies like Amazon and Starbucks – on the right, these worker upsurges. And when you ask workers what motivated them, yes, they want more compensation. Yes, they want to be treated with respect and dignity over their pay – and many of them have been […]

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Students accuse DU College of changing the Urdu name of the Theater Society

New Delhi: Students at Delhi University’s Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar College have accused the college’s administration of forcibly changing the name of its theater society as it was in Urdu, a charge denied by authorities. The students alleged that the theatrical society, which was called ‘Ilhaam’ (revelation), was renamed ‘Aarambh’, which translates to ‘the beginning’. […]

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Civil rights attorney Michael Griffie sees ‘real-world’ experience as a differentiator in crowded 13th congressional race

Eli Newman https://wdet.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/NEWS-GOV-MI13MichaelGriffie072522-2way.mp3 Michigan has a long list of candidates seeking to represent all 13 statese Congressional District, which includes much of Detroit, Grosse Pointe, and various downstream communities. Michael Griffie is one of them. The civil rights lawyer has the approval of The Detroit News, State Representative Tyrone Carter and the Detroit Police Officers […]

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Churches: ‘God is pro-choice’, pro-life movement a ‘demonic agenda’

“The good man from the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil man from the bad treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of his heart his mouth speaks” (Luke 6:45). Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the bloodstained case Roe vs. Wade decision of 1973, we have seen […]

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South Dakota State News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25e2022 CONTACT: Kevin Larsen, Media Coordinator, 605-773-6000, [email protected] New book from historical society explores left-wing farm movements PIERRE, SD—The latest book published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press explores the activism of left-wing farm groups on the Great Plains. “After Populism: The Agrarian Left on the Northern Plains, […]

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Family of civil rights leader Mays visits his SC museum

By DAMIAN DOMINGUEZ. The Index Log GREENWOOD, SC (AP) — Chris Thomas adjusted a stack of magazines on a table outside the museum. Loy Sartin wiped down and dusted the oil lamps in the cabin. It was a great day for the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historic Preservation Site. Less than an hour later, a […]

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Maharashtra education society cheated medical aspirants out of Rs 65 cr :ED

The former sitting president of the Kolhapur-based Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Education Society (SCSES) and other defendants had raised more than Rs 65 crore from medical aspirants to gain admission into a college run by the trust, said declared the Direction of the application (ED) in his load. -sheet in the case. […]

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No movement on Conamara Ambulance Base – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

1922 Dangers of unemployment There is a great deal of truth to claims recently made from more than one platform that unemployment is at the root of the current Irish unrest. Placing a considerable proportion of the male population of military age and condition on a military base will unfortunately not contribute to the immediate […]

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The reform of the law on the electoral count is necessary; Congress must also address racial discrimination in voting

Read a PDF of our statement here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mattie Goldman, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, [email protected] Lacy Crawford, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, [email protected] Chris Ford, Legal Defense Fund (LDF), [email protected] Rotimi Adeoye, American Civil Liberties Union, [email protected] Michelle Boykins, Asian Americans for Advancing Justice – AAJC, […]

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New civil rights group formed in India to fight for oppressed Muslims

TEHRAN (IQNA) — A new Muslim civil rights group has been set up in India to defend the rights of Muslims in the country. A group of Muslim activists, political leaders, lawyers and others have formed a civil rights group, Indian Muslims for Civil Rights (IMCR), to fight for the cause of oppressed and persecuted […]

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Society moves closer to heritage establishment, significance of Rossland Armory

With $1,500 in hand from Heritage BC, the Rossland Arts Center Society (Society) is moving forward with planning for a new arts center in the Rossland Drill Hall. “We have all kinds of work to do before this becomes a reality, but funding from the Heritage Legacy Fund will bring us a little closer,” company […]

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Sri Lankan sisters join diverse movement to demand change

A nun climbs above the perimeter wall at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka July 15 after an official announced the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa amid the country’s economic crisis. (CNS/Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte) Mangaluru, India — Sri Lankans are experiencing one of the worst economic and political crises today, yet they enjoy an “unusual […]

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Civil rights leaders call on Pritzker to close Menard’s ‘Death Trap’ prison

Frank Chapman, National Executive Director of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, on Wednesday July 6 called on Governor Pritzker to close the jail at the Ménard Correctional Center which he calls a “death trap.” “Conditions at Ménard prison are poor. There are a lot of infrastructure issues, mold on the walls and […]

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A new narrative can bring about changes in society

In the areas of education, employment, health, women empowerment, trade, development and international reputation, etc., Pakistan has slipped to the lowest ranks. Unprecedented inflation, flagrant corruption and an unstable political situation have led to social unrest and people are even talking about the possibility of a civil war in Pakistan. Kashmiris should take Pakistan’s pathetic […]

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Mumbai: Muslim leaders campaign for protection of civil rights | Bombay News

Hosted by Islam Gymkhana President Yusuf Abrahni, the meeting brought together around 100 prominent community leaders and activists from the city. MUMBAI: A section of Muslim leaders have decided to reach out to Hindus as part of the national civil rights campaign. At a meeting organized by the new float Indian Muslims for Civil Rights […]

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Turkey’s LGBTI+ movement resists despite everything / Turkey / Regions / Homepage

A photo of the last “free” Pride in Istanbul, in 2014 – © EvrenKalinbacak/Shutterstock Istanbul celebrated its annual LGBTI+ pride march in late June under the shadow of an intense police crackdown, in line with the Turkish government’s growing intolerance of all forms of LGBTI+ expression, from public marches to popular media Thousands of LGBTI+ […]

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Politicians, civil society pay tribute to Jessie Duarte…

The death of ANC Deputy General Secretary (DSG) Jessie Duarte in the early hours of Sunday July 17 came as a shock to many, even after months of illness which saw her leave her party post. There has been an outpouring of condolences and tributes from political parties, leaders and other organizations across South Africa […]

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‘Baba Ijesha’ rape case: a reflection of our society?

On Thursday, July 13, 2022, a rape case that began as a breeze on June 16, 2021, before Judge Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos Special Sexual Offenses Court in Ikeja was closed; at least while waiting for the call from the defense team. In this case, the defendant, James Olanrewaju, commonly known as “Baba Ijesha”, […]

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At the Texas convention, the Democrats presented the 2022 election as a new battle for civil rights

Democrats Julián Castro and Beto O’Rourke used their speeches at the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas on Friday to point to former Texas political leaders like Governor Ann Richards, Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and President Lyndon B. Johnson as evidence of what awaits them if they can break the stranglehold Republicans have held on the state […]

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Santa Rosa civil rights leader Ann Gray Byrd dies at 86

Ann Gray Byrd, who as a teenager watched her parents become civil rights and equality pioneers in Santa Rosa and then molded herself into a formidable activist and lifelong minister, died July 7. She was 86 years old. Byrd was a high school student when her family moved to Santa Rosa in 1952. She came […]

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Putin’s youth movement was created to teach Russian children national principles

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law creating a patriotic youth movement that seeks to teach Russian children about national principles. The Russian leader has been asked to lead the supervisory board of the youth movement, which the country’s parliament says will “prepare young people for a full life in society”. It is described […]

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A Historic Opportunity – 5 Key Demands from Tamil Civil Society

In response to the ongoing political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka, Tamil civil society groups issued a group statement urging all actors to seize this historic opportunity for “real change for an island plagued by decades of conflict ethnic”. “There have been many times in Sri Lanka’s history when governments have had the opportunity […]

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More Memories From Pivotal LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Events – San Francisco Bay Times

By Eduardo Morales, Ph.D.– The 1981 National Tour of the SF Gay Men’s Chorus For me and others who were also present, it was a very memorable and transformative tour. This happened over a two-week period in June 1981, just three years after the choir was formed in the fall of 1978. It was in […]

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City Life Org – New-York Historical Society Showcases Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite

Kwame Brathwaite, Sikolo Brathwaite wearing headphones designed by Carolee Prince, African Jazz-Art Society & Studios (AJASS), Harlem, ca. 1968; by Kwame Brathwaite: Black is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019) On view August 19, 2022 through January 15, 2023, the acclaimed traveling exhibit comes to New York and showcases the life and work of a key figure in […]

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Iran sentences man who started #MeToo movement to death (media)

DAMASCUS: Family members from three generations were packed into the back of a van for what began as a joyful ride through the Syrian countryside for Abdulaziz Al-Oqab and his loved ones.They were planning on enjoying the long-forgotten pleasure of a simple peacetime family picnic when a landmine put a bloody end to their outing […]

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Unsung Heroes: Tara Krishnaswamy — From Technician to Fighter for Women’s Political Rights

Three years ago, during a TEDxMAIS talk about a “weirdly insignificant event that created colossal change”, a former software engineer, who is now a civil rights and women’s rights activist in Bengaluru, raised a question that tormented her – “How come a politician from a dynasty is nepotism but when it’s a politician it’s a […]

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Civil rights advocates and legal experts weigh in on Abbott’s executive order

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Local civil rights advocates are reacting to Governor Abbott’s new executive order that gives National Guard members and state troopers the power to detain undocumented immigrants and return them to ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. “What Governor Abbott is trying to do is use state taxpayers’ money and try […]

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Family of man injured in police van seek civil rights charges | Connecticut News

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press The family of a black Connecticut man, paralyzed when a police van without a seatbelt slammed on the brakes, asked federal authorities on Friday to file civil rights charges against the officers involved. The driver was taking Randy Cox, 36, to a police station in New Haven, Connecticut, on June […]

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The growing international movement for religious freedom

On June 15, 1215, in a field called Runnymede on the banks of the River Thames, the English barons and the Archbishop of Canterbury witnessed the affixing of the seal of the King of England to the Magna Carta. King John, having lost Normandy to France and facing a French claim to his throne, as […]

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Civil society groups call for an inclusive constitution-making process in South Sudan

8th July, 2022 (WAU) – Honest, transparent and inclusive debate is essential for a lasting permanent constitution in South Sudan, stakeholders have resolved. The resolution was part of a training on the inclusive process of developing a permanent constitution for civil society organizations held in Wau on Wednesday. The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of […]

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Why abortion is a civil rights issue for black voters

Sean Rayford/Getty Images Talking with voters about reproductive health issues, including access to abortion, is not new to Malika Redmond, co-founder and CEO of Women Engaged, an Atlanta-based group that focuses on engaging black voters. Shortly after the landmark Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, who established the constitutional right to abortion in 1973, […]

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The Movement: Ed Farm’s civil rights history app, BCRI moves to the next phase

Movement, the civil rights history iPhone app from Ed Farm and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institutehas entered its next phase. Now in a soft launch, the app is now available for download from Apple App Store. The mobile application is a collaboration of the BCRI, Ed Farmand digital creative brand DRMN STAY. The three organizations […]

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COVID-19 misinformation bolsters the anti-vaccine movement

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain More and more parents are questioning the need for routine vaccinations for young children. Adults are also skipping shots, even for vaccines with a long safety record. The trend comes amid a wave of misinformation and misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines that has helped stem pandemic-related deaths. The politicization of COVID-19 […]

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Jonathan Moyo steps up attacks on Chamisa ‘secret society’

Exiled former minister Jonathan Moyo has stepped up attacks on the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) for not having structures. Moyo claimed yesterday that the CCC operates like a secret society due to the lack of structures and a constitution. “It is a confirmed fact that the CCC is a brand new party with no […]

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Libyan protest movement says it will step up campaign

TRIPOLI, July 2 (Reuters) – Libyan protesters will continue to demonstrate until all ruling elites leave power, they said on Saturday, after rallies in most major cities on Friday resulted in crowds taking storming the parliament building and burning parts of it. The protest movement said it would step up its campaign from Sunday, urging […]

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MLK Tapes, Other Civil Rights Elements Return to Charleston | South Carolina News

By ADAM PARKER, The Post and Courier CHARLESTON, SC (AP) — Nearly three years ago, it was unclear what would become of a cache of Civil Rights-era artifacts from Charleston. The collection included the soundtrack of a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. delivered on July 30, 1967, at Charleston County Hall, as well as […]

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Biden to present Latin American civil rights icon Raul Yzaguirre with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Latino civil rights activist Raul Yzaguirre is among 17 people the White House said on Friday would be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Yzaguirre is best known as the longtime leader of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), now known as UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organization. Yzaguirre’s tenure as […]

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The Role of Civil Society in Transformative Leadership

Ronald ZvendiaTransformative leadership is leadership that brings about positive radical change. In a development context, it is leadership that brings about widespread and demonstrable improvements in people’s lives, as evidenced by increased incomes, longer life expectancies, comprehensive social safety nets and universal access to basic services. Transformative leadership is the pathway by which Zimbabwe can […]

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Anti-warrant groups return to Ottawa, but movement’s future uncertain amid arrests and divisions

Nearly five months after being driven from Ottawa, Freedom Convoy protesters return to the capital this weekend, where, with a more determined police presence, they will face questions about the direction the movement is taking. With many leaders who emerged during the winter occupation either in prison or restricted by bail conditions, the current direction […]

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Mozambique: Civil society demands greater inclusion of women

Maputo – The prominent Mozambican civil society body, the Institute for Multiparty Democracy (IMD), through the Women’s Political Academy, has demanded greater inclusion of women as candidates on the lists for the next municipal and general elections. The request was expressed on Tuesday, in Maputo, by an IMD representative, Lorena Mazive, during a round table […]

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The links between Muslim world diplomacy, civil rights and jazz history explored in a recent book by QF scholar Gu-q

The surprising role of Muslim world diplomacy in the history of American jazz music and the desegregation of Washington, D.C., is just one of the fascinating stories in the recently published book.”DC JAZZ: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC(Georgetown University Press) co-edited by Dr. Maurice Jackson, Specialist in African American History and Studies at […]

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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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Political rights group seeks ‘Pillar of Shame’ vandal

By Chen Yu-fu / Staff Reporter The New School for Democracy said yesterday it would hold the person who vandalized a replica of the Pillar of Shame sculpture accountable and demand an apology. The original sculpture, created by Danish artist Jens Galschiot, sat at the University of Hong Kong for 23 years before authorities tore […]

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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 […]