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SocialAction2015 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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NEW HOPE FOR MICHIGAN’S PAROLABLE LIFERS? HOUSE CTTE. MEETING WED. FEB. 19

NEW HOPE FOR MICHIGAN’S PAROLABLE LIFERS? HOUSE CTTE. MEETING WED. FEB. 19 | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Atos 'wrongly assessed' thousands of sick and disabled people as fit for work

Atos 'wrongly assessed' thousands of sick and disabled people as fit for work | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The French firm judged 158,300 benefit claimants were capable of holding down a job - only for the Department of Work and Pensions to reverse the decision
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SONS OF MALCOLM: WHILE KILLERS OF MARK DUGGAN ARE LET OFF, WHILE IN CHINA THEY GET EXECUTED AND CHINESE PRES CALLS HIM "A BASTARD"

SONS OF MALCOLM: WHILE KILLERS OF MARK DUGGAN ARE LET OFF, WHILE IN CHINA THEY GET EXECUTED AND CHINESE PRES CALLS HIM "A BASTARD" | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Stephen Zimmett's curator insight, February 19, 2014 10:38 PM

In the case of Mark Duggan he gets 69 years in prison while in China they will excuite this man

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Why Don't Kids Have Lawyers ?

A compelling look at the right to counsel for kids and the important issue of due process for our most vulnerable youth.
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Syrian refugee boy symbolises chaos

Syrian refugee boy symbolises chaos | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The story behind a photo that sums up the lonely trek by Syrian refugees to uncertain futures abroad.
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Pharmacy Won't Give Missouri Drug For Execution

Pharmacy Won't Give Missouri Drug For Execution | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma pharmacy will not provide a drug for a scheduled execution next week in Missouri as part of a settlement with the death row inmate's attorneys. But it's unclear whether the agreement will prevent or delay the let...
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Prosecutor Allegedly Told Mother Of 5-Year-Old Rape Victim That 'Boys Will Be Boys'

Prosecutor Allegedly Told Mother Of 5-Year-Old Rape Victim That 'Boys Will Be Boys' | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
And other shocking details from the Justice Department's report on the Missoula County Attorney's Office.
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Dad had benefits sanctioned while caring for cancer-stricken baby

Dad had benefits sanctioned while caring for cancer-stricken baby | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

In a Newsnight report (iPlayer) on the DWP’s sanctions regime for those claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance, a worker for a charity which gives out food parcels told the programme:

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Take The Child And Run - LK Report For February 17th 2014 - YouTube

Take The Child And Run - LK Report For February 17th 2014 For these stories and all the latest dirt on the child protective industry visit http://www.Legally...
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Pussy Riot band 'arrests in Sochi'

Pussy Riot band 'arrests in Sochi' | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Two members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot say they have been arrested in Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.
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#AusterityKills #Atos #BedroomTa ATOS National Demo @ ATOS London H 19 February at 10:00 in UTC

#AusterityKills #Atos #BedroomTa ATOS National Demo @ ATOS London H 19 February at 10:00 in UTC | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

#AusterityKills #Atos #BedroomTax
ATOS National Demo @ ATOS London HQ
19 February at 10:00 in UTC
Atos Origin - Triton Square in London, United Kingdom

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Ann Arbor teen's legal brief: Juvenile lifers deserve a 2nd chance

Ann Arbor teen's legal brief: Juvenile lifers deserve a 2nd chance | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Sixteen-year-old Matilyn Sarosi spent the recent spate of snow days off school writing an 18-page paper for which she will get no academic credit. Sarosi's amicus, or friend of the court brief, argues that Michigan prison inmates who were sentenced to life for crimes, such as murder, committed when they were younger than 18 now deserve a chance at parole. Sarosi hopes the justices of the Michigan Supreme Court will give her brief thoughtful consideration.
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CNN Falsely Claims Stand Your Ground Played No Role In Trial For Jordan Davis' Killer

CNN Falsely Claims Stand Your Ground Played No Role In Trial For Jordan Davis' Killer | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The news network ignores the cases frequent comparisons to George Zimmerman's killing of Trayvon Martin.
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Freedom March for Wrongful Convictions - YouTube


The Freedom March is a nationwide march that takes place in the capitol city of each state in support of those who claim wrongful convictions. Please visit www.freedommarchusa.org for more information or to sign up to volunteer in your state.

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Marksman seeks Rodney case review

Marksman seeks Rodney case review | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A police marksman's battle against a public inquiry ruling that he had no legal justification for shooting a robbery suspect dead is to be heard by two senior judges.
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PC Keith Blakelock murder: Campaign launches proclaiming Nicky Jacobs’ innocence

PC Keith Blakelock murder: Campaign launches proclaiming Nicky Jacobs’ innocence | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Two men wrongly convicted for the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during Tottenham’s Broadwater Farm Riots are to speak together in public for the first time in more than 20 years – at the launch of a campaign claiming the latest man to be charged is also innocent.
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NHS medical records database halted amid concerns - Telegraph

NHS medical records database halted amid concerns - Telegraph | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
After days of crisis talks officials agree to shelve the programme for six months and to launch a publicity campaign explaining the scheme and ensuring individuals are aware of their right to opt out
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Whole-life sentences: 'Life means life' for worst offenders ruled legal by Court of Appeal

Whole-life sentences: 'Life means life' for worst offenders ruled legal by Court of Appeal | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The principle of whole-life jail sentences for killers was backed today by judges following a clash between Britain and the European Court of Human Rights.
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Prison Phone Company Whines, "WE MISS YOU!"

Prison Phone Company Whines, "WE MISS YOU!" | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Giant, money-sucking phone companies are only one symptom of the monolithic prison-industrial complex that rules this country. But they're a potent one.
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Owen Jones: My latest battle to stop the demonising of people on benefits

Owen Jones: My latest battle to stop the demonising of people on benefits | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Evidence-free yelling; arguments based in emotion, not fact. I'm not talking about Channel 4's Benefits Street debate which I appeared on Monday night, as predictably disorderly as it was. I mean the whole so-called debate about social security that this country has endured since the financial sector plunged Britain - and much of the world - into economic disaster.
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DWP ‘not to appeal’ Upper Tribunal on definition of a ‘bedroom’ | News | Property Reporter

DWP ‘not to appeal’ Upper Tribunal on definition of a ‘bedroom’ | News | Property Reporter | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has said it will not be appealing an Upper Tribunal decision on the meaning of the word ‘bedroom’ as a room which must contain a bed.
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Deportation Fallout: Suffering Children Left Behind - YouTube

Whether or not lawmakers reach a deal on immigration reform this year, one group is likely to suffer: the children of those deported.
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Empowerment Mondays The Weekly Protest 2014 will be outside the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) - Monday 24th February & 3rd March. Join us!‪

Empowerment Mondays The Weekly Protest 2014 will be outside the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) - Monday 24th February & 3rd March. Join us!‪ | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it


Empowerment Mondays The Weekly Protest 2014 will be outside the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) - Monday 24th February & 3rd March. Join us!‪#‎WakeUpBritain‬ ‪#‎EnoughIsEnough‬ ‪#‎NoJusticeNoPeace‬
https://www.facebook.com/events/715243025162778

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Life in the midst of horror in the Central African Republic | Amnesty International

Life in the midst of horror in the Central African Republic | Amnesty International | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Amnesty International’s Donatella Rovera and Joanne Mariner report on the latest massacre in a town West of Bangui, where they saw dozens of bodies littering the streets and found an 11-year-old girl who had miraculously survived it all.
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Benefits Street reality show stars given chance to hit back ahead of live debate on series

Benefits Street reality show stars given chance to hit back ahead of live debate on series | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Benefits Street: The Last Word will be screened on Channel 4 at 8.30pm tonight followed by Benefits Britain: The Live Debate
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