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SocialAction2014 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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Invisible children – beaten, exploited and sexually abused – The Express Tribune

Invisible children – beaten, exploited and sexually abused – The Express Tribune | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
At the Pak-Afghan border, young childr­en recrui­ted by smuggl­ers are sexual­ly exploi­ted, abused and abando­ned.
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Young and Defenseless

Young and Defenseless | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
This man is a only child and was targeted. Help to set him free.

http://www.causes.com/actions/1729459-young-and-defenseless?recruiter_id=45000324&utm_campaign=sharebar_fb

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Live blog 9 a.m.: Testimony in Kilpatrick federal public corruption trial continues

Live blog 9 a.m.: Testimony in Kilpatrick federal public corruption trial continues | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The public corruption trial of Kwame Kilpatrick and two others continues today in downtown Detroit. Free Press staff writer Jim Schaefer will blog live from the courthouse.
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7-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed for 10 Hours Over $5, Mom Sues for $250M

7-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed for 10 Hours Over $5, Mom Sues for $250M | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Wilson Reyes One Bronx police officer made the poor decision to handcuff a seven-year-old child in a dispute over $5, according to the child's family.
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The Baby Stealer Blues - Baby LK Report For February 3rd 2012

The Baby Stealer Blues - Baby LK Report For February 3rd 2012
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Saudi preacher gets fine and short jail term for raping and killing daughter — RT

Saudi preacher gets fine and short jail term for raping and killing daughter — RT | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Public anger has gripped Saudi Arabia after a prominent preacher who raped and beat to death his 5-year-old daughter was sentenced to a few months in jail and a $50,000 fine – known as 'blood money' – to compensate the victim's relatives.
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Anti-rape ordinance soon

Rape that leads to death can now attract capital punishment as the Manmohan Singh Government approves anti-rape ordinance. The amendments have been made in t...
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Governor Terry Branstad and the Iowa Board of Parole: Make Christine Lockheart immediately eligible for parole!

Governor Terry Branstad and the Iowa Board of Parole: Make Christine Lockheart immediately eligible for parole! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Christine Lockheart has been incarcerated since she was 17, she has now been in prison well over half of her life (the past 27 years). Christine has a...
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https://www.change.org/petitions/governor-terry-branstad-and-the-iowa-board-of-parole-make-christine-lockheart-immediately-eligible-for-parole

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'Bedroom tax' targets complain they had no choice of property - ITV News

'Bedroom tax' targets complain they had no choice of property - ITV News | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Read 'Bedroom tax' targets complain they had no choice of property latest on ITV News. All the UK news
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Delhi gangrape: Charges framed against the accused

The fast track court hearing the Damini rape case framed charges against the accused today. All the 5 accused have been charged under 12 sections, omitting j...
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Delhi rape case: Five men accused plead not guilty - Telegraph

Delhi rape case: Five men accused plead not guilty - Telegraph | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Five men pleaded not guilty in India on Saturday to charges they raped and murdered a female student in a Delhi bus.
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Gun violence in US claims more lives

Another teen killed by gunfire highlights senseless gun violence in the United States. Pendleton was known to her friends as a girl who was always smiling an...
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A pledge to make a personal commitment, support Krista's cause and take action online and off line

A pledge to make a personal commitment, support Krista's cause and take action online and off line | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Krista McDaniel has been sentenced to thirty years without
parole, and imprisoned without a trial for a crime that the court
admits she did not commit.
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For Troubled Youth, Prison-like Settings do more Harm than Good

For Troubled Youth, Prison-like Settings do more Harm than Good | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

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One fight for death penalty’s repeal - The Frederick News-Post Online

One fight for death penalty’s repeal - The Frederick News-Post Online | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Frederick News-Post is a Frederick, MD based newspaper that has been delivering local news, sports, classifieds, food, obituaries, entertainment, and community events to Frederick, MD for more than 100 years.
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How the system failed William Ziegler: Perjured testimony, trashed evidence, lying jurors

How the system failed William Ziegler: Perjured testimony, trashed evidence, lying jurors | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mobile County Circuit Judge Sarah Stewart's 218-page ruling faults the actions of investigators and prosecutors, the performance of William Ziegler's lawyers before, during and after the trial, and even conduct of two of the jurors.
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Feb 5th for the Cuban 5, Arnold August Sends a Letter to Obama

Feb 5th for the Cuban 5, Arnold August Sends a Letter to Obama | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Feb 5th for the Cuban 5, Arnold August Sends a Letter to Obama

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A Ground-Eye View of the 'Valley of Deportation'

A Ground-Eye View of the 'Valley of Deportation' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
What makes California’s Eastern Coachella Valley so unique is the desensitization to deportations.
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Dr. Boyce: Things that Made the Death of Hadiya Pendleton Different for Black America

Dr. Boyce: Things that Made the Death of Hadiya Pendleton Different for Black America | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
by Dr.Boyce Watkins This week, I took a visit to Newark, New Jersey to speak to students and parents at Malcolm X Shabazz High School.  Newark mayor Cory Booker wasn’t there, which didn’t surprise me, since I am sure he had more important things to...
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"An exercise of vengeance..."

"An exercise of vengeance..." | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In July of 2012, I wrote about Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad's decision to commute the life without parole sentences of 38 people sentenced as juveniles. The governor made this decision on the hee...
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Documentary: Cuban Five P3

This documentary deals with the story of five Cuban intelligence officers convicted in Miami of conspiracy to commit spying, and shows the U.S. double polici...
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Human Rights Watch decries U.S. prison system

Human Rights Watch decries U.S. prison system | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The NGO's World Report criticizes mass incarceration and U.S. record of torture and extrajudicial killing

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Randy L. Dixon Rivera's curator insight, February 1, 2013 5:28 PM

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#NDAA - #HumanRights Watch criticizes mass incarceration & US record of #torture & extrajudicial killing http://www.salon.com/2013/01/31/human_rights_watch_decries_u_s_prison_system/ ;… cc @NDAA2012

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Delhi gangrape: Damini's family to meet Sonia Gandhi today

Delhi gangrape victim's family is likely to meet Sonia Gandhi at 12 noon today. The girl was brutally gangraped by six men in a moving bus in Dec 2012 and to...
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Dr. Boyce: Mass Incarceration Leading to a Mental Health Crisis Among Black Men and Families

Dr. Boyce: Mass Incarceration Leading to a Mental Health Crisis Among Black Men and Families | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
by Dr Boyce Watkins A report released by the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine discusses the devastating impact that mass incarceration has had on our society.  The study, published in Frontiers in Psychology, is one of the most thorough ...
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