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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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Cageprisoners : March and rally for Shaker Aamer

Cageprisoners : March and rally for Shaker Aamer | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cageprisoners.com - giving a voice to the voiceless. We work to help those detained or killed unlawfully as part of the global War on Terror.
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Parole sought for woman sentenced to life as juvenile

Parole sought for woman sentenced to life as juvenile | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Kristina Joy Fetters, once the youngest lifer in Iowa's prison system, is dying and hopes to take her last breaths outside prison walls with her mother caring for her.
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US seeks to build prison in Yemen for Guantanamo detainees | The National

US seeks to build prison in Yemen for Guantanamo detainees | The National | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Yemeni and US officials disagree over whether the planned facility would include a de-radicalisation programme to reintegrate the men to society, or would simply be a prison.
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What Happens When Teen's Punishment Doesn't Fit Crime?

What Happens When Teen's Punishment Doesn't Fit Crime? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Bad choices can change teens' lives forever. But when the punishment doesn't seem to fit the crime, see what's being done to keep it from changing the course of promising kids.
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Staggering report exposes US sex trafficking

Staggering report exposes US sex trafficking | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A report released on Thursday highlights America's staggering problem with human trafficking.
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Shameless MPs who voted to keep the bedroom tax claimed £3.2million for their own 'spare bedrooms'

Shameless MPs who voted to keep the bedroom tax claimed £3.2million for their own 'spare bedrooms' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Tory Nigel Adams made the highest claim asking the taxpayer for £25,309.28 – an average of £486 per week
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'Scottsboro Boys' Receive Posthumous Pardon

'Scottsboro Boys' Receive Posthumous Pardon | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's parole board has approved of granting posthumous pardons in the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" rape case.
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Nadhim Zahawi dropped from chairing meeting on heating vulnerable families’ homes after expenses furore

Nadhim Zahawi dropped from chairing meeting on heating vulnerable families’ homes after expenses furore | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Millionaire Stratford MP had been due to chair a Citizens’ Advice Bureau discussion next month after he claimed £6k to heat second home
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Press Release: Cheydrick Britt Exonerated Based on DNA Test Results Proving Innocence | Innocence Project of Florida

Press Release: Cheydrick Britt Exonerated Based on DNA Test Results Proving Innocence | Innocence Project of Florida | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cheydrick Britt Exonerated Based on DNA Test Results Proving Innocence Britt Served Over Nine Years for a Sex Crime He Did Not Commit  (Tallahassee, FL) On
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Bedroom tax may be axed if review questions effectiveness

Bedroom tax may be axed if review questions effectiveness | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The controversial 'bedroom tax' could be scrapped if a Coalition-ordered review finds it is not saving any money, a Cabinet Minister has suggested.
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'Slaves' in the UK for 30 years: three women rescued - Channel 4 News

'Slaves' in the UK for 30 years: three women rescued - Channel 4 News | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Police arrest two people after finding three "traumatised" women believed to be living as slaves in a south London house for as long as 30 years.
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‘It’s Kidnapping’: Hospital Takes Custody of Teen Because Her Parents Were ‘Too Active in Pursuing’ Her Care | Video | TheBlaze.com

‘It’s Kidnapping’: Hospital Takes Custody of Teen Because Her Parents Were ‘Too Active in Pursuing’ Her Care | Video | TheBlaze.com | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old is stuck in a Boston hospital after the medical facility took custody of her when her parents argued against her diagnosis.
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Living Debt: Rising costs in UK forcing millions to borrow

 

In the UK new figures have revealed the country's total personal debt has reached an all-time high. The rising costs of energy and other household bills are pushing people over the edge, with many even facing the risk of losing their homes. RT's Laura Smith investigates.

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Cageprisoners : Omar Khadr: who cares for this boy? (republished)

Cageprisoners : Omar Khadr: who cares for this boy? (republished) | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cageprisoners.com - giving a voice to the voiceless. We work to help those detained or killed unlawfully as part of the global War on Terror.
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Handcuffed NC teen ends up shot dead in backseat of cop car, police deny involvement

Handcuffed NC teen ends up shot dead in backseat of cop car, police deny involvement | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A handcuffed 17-year-old North Carolina boy died of gunshot wounds in a Durham Police Department patrol car Tuesday morning, according to a 911 recording made public Wednesday.
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Austerity is being exploited and children denied basic rights - report

Austerity is being exploited and children denied basic rights - report | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Austerity is being exploited to drive through budget cuts and reforms which are denying children their basic human rights, according to a major new report, backed by more than 60 organisations and experts, being released today.
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What Labour is really proposing for under-25s on benefits

What Labour is really proposing for under-25s on benefits | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The party isn't planning to "scrap benefits for under-25s". It's planning to guarantee them work or training.
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Time Out Is for Kids. This Isn't.

Time Out Is for Kids. This Isn't. | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

"I developed techniques to survive. I've learned to play chess with other [kids] through a six-inch wall to keep myself occupied. But for others, it breaks them, makes them either violent or suicidal."

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Witness: Iran, Where Your Shoes Can Get You Deported | Human Rights Watch

Witness: Iran, Where Your Shoes Can Get You Deported | Human Rights Watch | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In the end, the family was deported to Afghanistan over pink sneakers and platform sandals.
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Protesters Demand Justice After Videos Of Alleged Harassment By Cops

Protesters Demand Justice After Videos Of Alleged Harassment By Cops | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. -- A local Detroit minister is demanding that police conduct a swift and independent investigation after demeaning videos surfaced online allegedly showing public safety officers compelling African-American men, to sing,...
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Bedroom tax traps Welsh tenants into arrears and misery

Bedroom tax traps Welsh tenants into arrears and misery | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Dawn Foster: Wales is hit harder by the bedroom tax than any other part of the UK – with a lack of smaller homes for families
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The U.S. Rape Crisis You Didn't Even Know About

The U.S. Rape Crisis You Didn't Even Know About | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Rape has been widely underreported in America, according to a new panel study by the National Research Council.
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Rainy day savers | Analysis | Inside Housing

Rainy day savers | Analysis | Inside Housing | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The storm of welfare reform is raging for tenants, so why are councils holding onto money that could help them stay afloat? Pete Apps investigates
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Cameron: Wake Up to Child Homelessness in the UK - The Petition Site

Cameron: Wake Up to Child Homelessness in the UK  - The Petition Site | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
80,000 children will wake up homeless on Christmas Day in the UK. Help end child homelessness now. (12195 signatures on petition)
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Witness of teen's fatal shooting says he tried to surrender

Witness of teen's fatal shooting says he tried to surrender | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The friend of a teenager who was fatally shot in the back by an Oklahoma police captain testified on Wednesday that the unarmed 18-year-old was not only running away when the officer fired four shots at him, but had also put his hands in the air as...
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