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Five lobby groups call for statewide non-cooperation movement on November 25

Syllad | The rising MeghalayaNovember 23, 2022 Five pressure groups decided on Wednesday to hold a sit-in protest on Thursday and a statewide non-cooperation movement on November 25, to pressure the state government to take stern action against the killing of five people by Assam police in Mukroh village in West Quarter of Jaintia hills. […]

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Workshop on “Contemporary Spain: Culture, Society and Politics” – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

Aligarh: Deliberations on important aspects of Spanish history, politics and society marked the inaugural day of the two-week online workshop sponsored by the Global University Networks Initiative (GIAN) on “Spain Contemporary: Culture, Society and Politics” from the Department of Foreign Languages ​​(Spanish Section), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The program will end on November 30. Inaugurating […]

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Civil rights groups oppose Trump’s reinstatement on Twitter

Black America Web Featured Video CLOSE Source: OLIVIER DOULIERY / Getty A The platform’s accountability group has called out Elon Musk for breaking his word by reinstating previously banned accounts, including former President Donald Trump, without a straightforward process. Free Press, a media and technology advocacy organization, released a statement saying Musk broke his promise […]

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Government and society have responsibility to mainstream queer community, says Kerala Minister R. Bindu

Government and society have a responsibility to bring the queer community into the mainstream, said Higher Education and Social Justice Minister R. Bindu. She was addressing Edam, a queer community gathering, held at the Kerala Sahitya Akademi hall here on Saturday as part of the 20th anniversary of Sahayathrika, an organization that works with the […]

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Myrlie Evers-Williams honored as Birmingham Civil Rights Institute celebrates 30 years

Friday’s Birmingham Civil Rights Institute awards ceremony recognized the impact the city of Birmingham has had on civil rights throughout history. Some call this city the cradle of the movement and many take advantage of the celebration of thirty years to look to the future. “Its mission remains more relevant than ever – that it […]

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Tisch College Welcomes Renowned Civil Rights Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill | The daily life of tufts

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life sign outside Barnum Hall is pictured November 6.(Samantha Pokorny/The Tufts Daily) By Wevhu Tokwe The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life closed its 2022 Solomont Lecture Series on Nov. 9 with a lecture by Sherrilyn Ifill, a prominent civil rights advocate. Ifill gave an overview of […]

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Civil and political rights of refugees in South Africa

IN January 2020, South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced the introduction of new regulations which could have significant implications for the engagement in any political activity of refugees or asylum seekers in the country. The new regulations, titled The Refugees Act 1998 (Refugee Regulations) 2019 (the “regulations”), nullify the right of refugees in […]

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Houston Museum of Fine Arts Photography Exhibit Highlights Civil Rights Era Parks, Carmichael

“Gordon Parks: Stokely Carmichael and Black Power,” on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston until January 16, 2023, deserves a special place in an art museum. Parks has given us a collection of photographs that are not only visually appealing, but storytelling at its most captivating. In 1966, Parks was commissioned by […]

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Iran’s freedom movement becomes a freedom revolution

The world sees the Iranian people courageously and persistently expressing their legitimate demands for freedom. In recent weeks, in response to the violent death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian Kurdish woman, while detained by the regime’s morality police for not wearing “her hijab properly”, Iranians have bravely challenged the brutality of the ruling mullahs […]

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How a Tar Heel Combines Her Passions for Civil Rights and Sports at Miami Law

Kennedy Byrd was able to combine her love of sport and social justice and create a path that allowed for both. The University of Miami Law School gave her a place to not only follow her dreams, but also be in an environment she loves. If you want to learn more about Miami Law and […]

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A plea from a veteran of the civil rights movement – vote

As a child growing up in the segregated South, I was involved in the fight for suffrage for over six decades. My involvement in the civil rights movement led to my being imprisoned while working with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and propelled me to a life of public service, engaging and defending democracy. In […]

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Katrín Jakobsdóttir: “Democracies must stand together to protect hard-won political rights and freedoms”

“There is a tendency to think that democracies perish as a result of violent actions, such as military coups or aggression. But in our time they can be undermined in other overt ways or wither away in enforced silence,” Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir said, referring to undemocratic practices such as taking over the media […]

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Promoter of civil society movement among five candidates running for Kanowit at GE15

(L to R) Michael, Chen, Aaron, Elli and Mohd Fauzi at the Kanowit Appointment Center yesterday. KUCHING (November 6): A promoter of the civil society movement Gerakan TanahAirKu Sarawak (GTAKS) Dr. Eli Luhat is among five candidates vying for the parliamentary seat of Kanowit in the upcoming 15th general election (GE15). “I am a 65 […]

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Groups make conflicting leadership claims on Latin America’s oldest civil rights organization

Two groups claim leadership over the country’s oldest Latino civil rights organization, prolonging a dispute rooted in a botched national election in July. Since that election for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), a grassroots organization that is the cornerstone of national Hispanic civic participation, both groups have been fight for control of […]

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How coal miners and factory workers helped found the environmental movement

Rachel Carson, a scientist and writer from rural Pennsylvania, published Silent Spring 60 years ago. Many credit this book, which meticulously documented the harm DDT pesticides were inflicting on wildlife, farm animals and humans as early as the 1950s, with launching the modern environmental movement. Carson has collected stories from across the United States to […]