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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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FG ensures the rapid movement of cargo along inland waterways

“We want to ensure that inland waterway transport is developed as the movement of containers and other cargo by barges from Lagos through intra-coastal routes” By Uzor Odigbo The federal government has assured that it is working diligently to ensure that inland waterways are sufficiently developed to bring cargoes by barge to their destination ports. […]

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From tomato soup to fossil fuel divestment: why the youth climate movement is changing

Climate protesters hold a protest as they throw cans of tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ at the National Gallery in London, UK, October 14, 2022. Credit: Just Stop Oil /Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Andrew Chu had, of course, heard about the tomato soup incident. Who does not have? Last week, two irreverent […]

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The Khoisan movement embarks on a march against the housing crisis

The mass Khoisan movement is preparing to embark on a 50km march tomorrow to raise money for Gauteng’s housing crisis and to demand land and housing. According to the civil rights movement, community members and volunteers will walk from Johannesburg to Vodacom’s head office, then to the Union Buildings in Pretoria overnight and to the […]

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The movement “Women, life, freedom” publishes a national charter. What does all this say?

A woman holds a banner during a protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in Tehran. PA New Delhi: An anonymous and unknown group in Iran released a national charter for the “Women, Life, Freedom” movement on Saturday and hinted at the overthrow of the oppressive Islamic regime and the establishment of the secular “Republic […]

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A growing movement wants to drive Jews out of academia

(October 11, 2022 / JNS) A movement is now underway in the United States to drive Jews out of higher education, both teachers and students. The movement, using the poisonous spearhead of anti-Zionism, is gaining momentum. This is reminiscent of nothing less than the movement to expel Jews from the educational system in Nazi Germany. […]

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The Maltz Museum’s Civil Rights Movement exhibit, “This Light of Ours,” opens October 26

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — A new exhibit from the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movementfeaturing more than 150 black-and-white images chronicling the Southern Freedom Movement of the mid-1960s, is set to open October 26. Based on a book of the same name edited by Leslie G. […]

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UN General Assembly 2022: Scaling Up Nutrition movement lead group meets at critical time for global malnutrition – World

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Lead Group met last month at UNICEF headquarters in New York during UN General Assembly High Level Week to advance the impact on nutrition at a critical time when climate, conflict and economic crises threaten to reverse. progress towards the elimination of malnutrition. The SUN Movement is a multi-stakeholder, […]

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California limits guardianships after #FreeBritney movement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill limiting guardianships that grant legal guardianship to individuals, a move that comes after Britney Spears’ guardianship case drew national attention in amid his attempts to regain control of his finances and livelihood. The new law, drafted by Democratic Assemblyman Brian Maienschein, will require judges […]

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BNP to discuss state reforms in 2nd round dialogue on move

The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party plans to start a new round of dialogues with opposition parties to finalize the outlines of an anti-government movement based on its package of comprehensive state reforms. . In the first round of the BNP’s month-long dialogue with opposition political parties from late May, led by party secretary-general Mirza […]

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Iran’s Inspirational Protest Movement | Ben Cohen

It is impossible not to be amazed and humbled by the bravery of the Iranian people. From bus drivers to university professors, once again a cross section of Iranian society has taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities in a new round of protests against the brutal Islamist regime that has ruled them […]

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Iran’s Inspiring Protest Movement – J-Wire

September 25, 2022 by Ben Cohen Read on for the article It is impossible not to be amazed and humbled by the bravery of the Iranian people. Ben Cohen From bus drivers to university professors, once again a cross section of Iranian society has taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities in a […]

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Iran’s Inspiring Protest Movement – JNS.org

(September 23, 2022 / JNS) It is impossible not to be amazed and humbled by the bravery of the Iranian people. From bus drivers to university professors, once again a cross section of Iranian society has taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities in a new round of protests against the brutal Islamist […]

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Veterans of 1960s Civil Rights Movement See Similarities Today: NPR

America was polarized during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Veterans of the movement say the racial backlash they feel today is reminiscent of the backlash they faced in 1968. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Many Americans believe they have never seen their country as divided as it is today. But some with longer memories remember […]

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Burkina Faso: Population movement in Tougan – Final report of the emergency action plan – DREF Operation no. MDRBF016 – Burkina Faso

Attachments A. ANALYSIS OF THE SITUATION Description of the disaster In November 2021, Burkina Faso experienced an intensification of attacks by armed opposition groups in the Boucle du Mouhoun region, specifically in Sourou province. A series of attacks was recorded between 4 and 16 November targeting security posts and officials in Di commune destroyed what […]

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Typical movement behavior at large events increases the risk of spreading infectious diseases

What is the typical travel behavior of visitors to large events, such as concerts, and what does this mean for the risk of spreading infectious diseases like COVID-19? A group of researchers from the Institute of Informatics at the University of Amsterdam, together with an epidemiologist from the University of Utrecht, set out to investigate […]

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Catalan separatists rally as movement unravels 5 years on – Metro US

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — More than 100,000 Catalan separatists gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to try to revive the independence movement which is unraveling as the fifth anniversary of its failed attempt to secede from Spain approaches. For the past decade, the 9/11 rally held on Catalonia’s public holiday has been the focal point of […]

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Sultan Özcan: Labor and Freedom Alliance is not a movement on paper

Sultan Özcan, a member of the HDP MYK, said that after the Labor and Freedom Alliance was presented to the public on September 24, they would come together with all social strata to build a democratic republic. Sultan Özcan, co-spokesperson of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Committee on Relations with Civil Society Organizations and Political […]

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Democratic Civil Movement criticizes regime’s measures and lack of reform – Middle East Monitor

The Democratic Civil Movement in Egypt, which includes opposition parties, has criticized what it calls the authorities’ economic measures that increase the suffering of citizens, as well as the slow release of prisoners of conscience. The movement met on Wednesday evening to discuss the latest developments in the call for national dialogue and related procedures […]

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Biden is right. You are not going to reform the MAGA movement, you have to crush it | Columns | Tampa

Click to enlarge Photo via potus/Twitter Biden — against his friendlier instincts — has decided to see American politics for what it is, not what he wants it to be. Come, my friends, and let us tighten our pearls together, for the President of the United States – saying the right thing to say years […]

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‘They’re definitely going for the civil rights movement’: Denzel Washington and Giancarlo Esposito would play Magneto and Professor X in MCU, fans say it will be the greatest tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman

With a plethora of actors rumored to be cast in the new era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there’s already an active surge of interest among fans. Fans are responsible for determining which roles they will fit in. While the list featured some of the most speculated casting of recent times like Henry Cavill, names […]

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Rajiv Rajan – The New Indian Express

By Express press service This year marked 75 years of Indian independence and five years since the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act (RPWD) came into effect. Yet people with disabilities, like me, are still forced to ask themselves where is our freedom of movement? The recent IndiGo airline incident at Ranchi Airport may still […]

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Accra Declaration charts course for global reparations movement

To mark this year’s International Day for People of African Descent, a global coalition of diplomats, scholars, activists, artists and civil society organizations today released “The Declaration of Accra on Reparations and Racial Healing”, a groundbreaking document to chart a new course for the reparations movement. The Declaration is the outcome of an international meeting […]

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Free movement in West Africa still important despite challenges

Over the past 40 years, West African countries have tried to live up to their commitment to allow people to move more freely between them. This was spearheaded by the regional body – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).Launched in 1975, it has 15 Member States and its founding treaty provides for the […]

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LIONS NOT SHEEP have emerged to create a business movement that will

Content of the article Salt Lake City, Utah – (Newsfile Corp. – Aug. 26, 2022) – Over the past two years, Lions Not Sheep has become a dominant force in the apparel industry, approaching $20 million in annual sales over the past two years. only their second year – and the brand shows no signs […]

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Explain Forward Movement | western news

What is forward movement? The Forward Party is a hotbed for moderates, independents and disgruntled partisan voters, weary of the political war that is tearing this country apart. Through actively inclusive civil discourse, we first create political change at the community level by advocating for preferential voting, open primaries, and independent constituency commissions. By partnering […]

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the culture of mobility remains important despite the challenges

Over the past 40 years, West African countries have tried to live up to their commitment to allow people to move more freely between them. This was spearheaded by the regional body, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Launched in 1975, it has 15 Member States and its founding treaty provides for the […]

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Popular Force slams US Embassy for defending election monitoring, hints at ‘revolutionary scenario’

Popular Force, a newly launched grassroots movement made up of former MPs from the ruling Georgian Dream party who quit the team in June, issued a statement on Monday saying that by standing up for the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy, a Georgia-based election watchdog, the U.S. Embassy supported a return to power […]

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Dorli Rainey, symbol of the Occupy movement, dies at 95

SEATTLE (AP) — Dorli Rainey, a self-described “old lady in combat boots” who became a symbol of the Occupy protest movement when she was photographed after being pepper sprayed by Seattle police, has died. She was 95 years old. The longtime political activist died Aug. 12, the Seattle Times reported. Her daughter, Gabriele Rainey, told […]

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Education is key to reducing sexual exploitation – Widows and Orphans Movement

The Movement of Widows and Orphans of the Upper East region calls for the empowerment of women workers in the informal sector to denounce and assert their rights against sexual exploitation. According to the Civil Society Organization, the lack of education on sexual exploitation and awareness of legal procedures to seek justice against […]

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Iran Revealed: The Movement Against Compulsory Hijab | Top countries

Women in Iran have said #No2Hijab and #WalkingUnveiled, risking fines and even jail time for violating strict regulations on women’s dress introduced after the country’s 1979 revolution. “Iranian society never really understood the role that religion was going to play,” says Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, a professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the University of Pennsylvania, […]

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Celebrations hit traffic on key Delhi roads

The Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort and other parts of Delhi affected vehicle traffic on several thoroughfares as well as at the borders of the nation’s capital on Monday, police said, adding that many roads are also blocked due to heavy rains from the weekend. According to the police advisory, all Delhi borders have […]

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The history of popular slogans raised during the Indian independence movement

Create PDF In the news- On August 15, 2022, India will celebrate its 75th Independence Day, it is important to remember the popular slogans of the Indian independence movement. Details of Popular Slogans- Let it be ‘Jai Hind!’ or “Vande Mataram!” most of the popular patriotic slogans thrown around today probably have their origins in […]

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Explained: The History of Popular Slogans Raised During the Indian Independence Movement

Let it be ‘Jai Hind!’ or “Vande Mataram!” most of the popular patriotic slogans thrown around today probably have their origins in the Indian independence movement. Some of these slogans have also been invoked in the present day, such as “Inquilab Zindabad” during the anti-corruption protests led by Anna Hazare in 2011, and the anti-Citizenship […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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“Young people must be more sensitive to the Naga movement for self-determination” | MorungExpress

Naga Hoho General Secretary K Elu Edang speaking at the 3rd Poilwa Snail and Trout Festival in Peren District. (Photo Morung) Our correspondentKohima | May 2nd Naga Hoho General Secretary K Elu Edang said the Naga struggle for self-determination is a movement started by the Naga people against the forced occupation of India with a […]

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EU COVID certificate: Committee backs one-year extension to ensure free movement | Actuality

In order to ensure that EU citizens can benefit from their right to free movement regardless of the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has approved two reports aimed at extending the EU COVID Digital Certificate Scheme (EUDCC) – set to expire June 30 – for a […]

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Janez Jansa’s right-wing government loses to Slovenia’s new Freedom Movement : Peoples Dispatch

Robert Golob, leader of the Freedom Movement (GS). (Picture: via Facebook) In the general elections to the Slovenian National Assembly held on Sunday April 24, the new liberal Freedom Movement (GS) party led by Robert Golob emerged victorious by toppling the right-wing coalition led by Prime Minister Janez Jansa . The elections saw a high […]