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Civil rights veterans: Today's hate rhetoric is deja vu

Civil rights veterans: Today's hate rhetoric is deja vu | Human rights | Scoop.it
Casey Hayden knows something about hate. (Civil rights veterans: Today's hate rhetoric is deja vu [...]
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Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. won't lead civil rights group

Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. won't lead civil rights group | Human rights | Scoop.it
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, co-founded by Martin Luther King Jr., has been plagued by infighting for more than a year. [...]
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Retiring lawmaker celebrated for advocacy, ‘motherly’ presence

Retiring lawmaker celebrated for advocacy, ‘motherly’ presence | Human rights | Scoop.it
Longtime state Rep. Frances Fredericks was honored for her service. [...]
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Control and Censorship of Online Media in Thailand

Control and Censorship of Online Media in Thailand | Human rights | Scoop.it
In the three years since its enforcement, the Thai Computer Crime Act has led to 117 court orders to block access to 74,686 [...]
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Tijuana Is Light Years Ahead On Solar Energy, Gets Green Light From Nobel Prize Winner Al Gore | ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS

Tijuana Is Light Years Ahead On Solar Energy, Gets Green Light From Nobel Prize Winner Al Gore | ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS | Human rights | Scoop.it
Tijuana Is Light Many years Forward On Photo voltaic Energy, Gets [...]
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Azerbaijani human rights activist appeals to Ahmadinejad

Azerbaijani human rights activist appeals to Ahmadinejad | Human rights | Scoop.it
Association for Defense of Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in Iran (Azerbaijani human rights activist appeals to Ahmadinejad [...]
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Arrests, strong rhetoric in Albania despite calls for compromise

Arrests, strong rhetoric in Albania despite calls for compromise | Human rights | Scoop.it
Despite international calls for calm and negotiations, Albania's ruling government continued Saturday to levy sharply-worded rhetoric against its opposition and arrested [...]
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University of Florida receives $7.9 million to improve food security and human nutrition in Mozambique

UF receives $7.9 million to improve food security and human nutrition in Mozambique [...]
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Syria: Agricultural Sector Achieves Food Security

Syria: Agricultural Sector Achieves Food Security | Human rights | Scoop.it
Global Arab Network - By H. Said Syria (Damascus) - The agricultural sector in Syria has achieved food security through qualitative and quantitative production, both animal [...]
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FAO warns of worsening food security conditions in Somalia

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued a report this week on hunger in Somalia. The report shows poor crop production and worsening food security [...]
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U.S. urges Kenya to stop extra-judicial killings

The U.S. government on Saturday called on Kenyan authorities to end extra judicial killings as witnessed in Nairobi this week when three police officers executed suspects. [...]
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The United Nations' Scientific Fraud against DDT

The United Nations' Scientific Fraud against DDT | Human rights | Scoop.it
For over seventy years, DDT has been a vital insecticide in the battle against disease. Yet it is vilified for largely [...]
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King Day presents opportunity for celebration, teaching

King Day presents opportunity for celebration, teaching | Human rights | Scoop.it
All of the elements were in place at Leith Walk Elementary School for a proper Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration. Students at the Northeast Baltimore school [...]
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Complaint over arrest of 11-year-old is pending with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights

Complaint over arrest of 11-year-old is pending with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights | Human rights | Scoop.it
A complaint against the Jackson Police Department is pending with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights in connection with the way the department handled the at-school arrest of 11-year-old Montez White. [...]
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Can Cutting Carbohydrates Out of Your Diet Increase Lifespan?

Can Cutting Carbohydrates Out of Your Diet Increase Lifespan? | Human rights | Scoop.it
New research on aging suggests that carbohydrates influence two key genes that directly affect longevity and youthfulness. [...]
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The top 100 questions of importance to the future of global agriculture

The top 100 questions of importance to the future of global agriculture | Human rights | Scoop.it
These are three of the 100 top agricultural questions compiled by experts and representative of major agricultural [...]
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2011 Commonwealth Day theme: 'Women as Agents of Change

2011 Commonwealth Day theme: 'Women as Agents of Change | Human rights | Scoop.it
The Commonwealth Day theme 'Women as Agents of Change' will unify celebrations taking place on Commonwealth Day, 14 March, and [...]
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President Obama and China’s Human Rights

President Obama and China’s Human Rights | Human rights | Scoop.it
President Obama spoke out publicly about human rights during Chinese President Hu Jintao's US visit this week. However, he needs to convert his rhetoric into policies that can bring about real human rights change in China. [...]
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Climate Governance in Africa - Adaptation Strategies and Institutions

Climate Governance in Africa - Adaptation Strategies and Institutions | Human rights | Scoop.it
In this studies four Africa offices evaluate the state of preparedness for climate change adaptation in seven African [...]
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Case of young man tied to wall sparks national debate in Netherlands

Case of young man tied to wall sparks national debate in Netherlands | Human rights | Scoop.it
A Dutch documentary about a mentally ill and potentially dangerous 18-year-old has prompted lawmakers in the Netherlands -- amid national outrage -- to re-examine the treatment of those in psychiatric care. [...]
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Courage: Where Do We Need It Now?

Courage: Where Do We Need It Now? | Human rights | Scoop.it
By The Editors: A panel of leaders who’ve worked to foster greater diversity told a public forum in Charlotte, North Carolina [...]
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Ecoterrorism: USDA admits mass poisoning of millions of animals

Ecoterrorism: USDA admits mass poisoning of millions of animals | Human rights | Scoop.it
By Mike Adams Natural News It’s absolutely shocking news: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has publicly admitted it is [...]
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Cereal banks empower women and provide food security

Cereal banks empower women and provide food security | Human rights | Scoop.it
Behind a walled compound in the village of Gangatarey, in the Dosso region of Niger, 6 women meet weekly to discuss plans for their business. The women run a cereal bank, [...]
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Social Learning and Sustainability: Exploring Critical Issues in Relation to Environmental Change and Governance

Social Learning and Sustainability: Exploring Critical Issues in Relation to Environmental Change and Governance | Human rights | Scoop.it
This project report is focused on social learning and contains the workshop proceedings from 'Social Learning and [...]
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