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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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'US commits gross human rights abuses at Guantanamo jail'

An analyst says a dreadful violation of internationally accepted basic human rights is taking place in America's Guantanamo military prison. The comment come...
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Grieving Mother Has No Doubt that Teen Shot Her Baby During a Robbery, but Relatives Say He Has an Alibi

Grieving Mother Has No Doubt that Teen Shot Her Baby During a Robbery, but Relatives Say He Has an Alibi | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A grieving mother in Georgia is absolutely sure that the teen she identified is the one who shot her baby.  But despite her positive ID and other evidence, his relatives are saying he didn't do it.
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Australia's scandal of forced adoption is happening here in Britain - Telegraph

Australia's scandal of forced adoption is happening here in Britain - Telegraph | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The forcible removal of children by social workers in Australia between the 1950s and the 1970s has parallels with what is happening in British courts today
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Criminal justice system's 'dark secret': Teenagers in solitary confinement

Criminal justice system's 'dark secret': Teenagers in solitary confinement | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
By Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, and Deirdre Cohen and Sarah Koch, Rock Center
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Diarrhea taking toll on Somali kids

Inside the Banadir Hospital's pediatric diarrhea center, there are images of emaciated babies receiving fluids through intravenous drips. These kids suffer f...
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Instead of Closing, Gitmo to Receive Major Upgrades

Instead of Closing, Gitmo to Receive Major Upgrades | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
by Jason Ditz, March 21, 2013 It was supposed to be closed by now, indeed President Obama promised to have it closed four years ago.
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For Better or Worse, Anonymous Is Getting Involved in Another Rape Case

For Better or Worse, Anonymous Is Getting Involved in Another Rape Case | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The hacker collective which turned the national spotlight onto a then little-known football town called Steubenville has now shifted its eyes onto Torrington, Connecticut and the a rape case involving two 18-year-old football players, two 13-year-old...
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The group Anonymous gets involved and spreads information about the suspects, different comments, and blogs pertaining to the victim of the crime and the aftermath.
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Study recommends sending 17-year-olds with felonies to juvenile system

Study recommends sending 17-year-olds with felonies to juvenile system | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A study by the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission has recommended
doing away with the 2010 law that splits 17-year-olds who commit
misdemeanors and those who commit felonies into separate court s
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Fewer youth behind bars | CarolinaGatewayOnline.com

Fewer youth behind bars | CarolinaGatewayOnline.com | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
There’s apparently been a major decline in the number of young people behind bars.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a nationwide children’s advocacy group, released data late last month that highlights incarceration rates among people younger than 21.
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Time to Pass the Youth PROMISE Act

Time to Pass the Youth PROMISE Act | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Rather than focusing on ineffective and wasteful "one size fits all" approaches, the Youth PROMISE Act invests in local, culturally and geographically relevant, proven and promising violence prevention and intervention strategies that save lives...
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Saudi Arabia executes 7 for juvenile crime despite UN appeal

Saudi Arabia executes 7 for juvenile crime despite UN appeal | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Must read post at End the Lie - Independent News :
Demonstrators stage a mock beheading to protest the executions in Saudi Arabia (Reuters / Andrew Biraj)

Saudi Arabia has publicly execu[..]...

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48), Philip Harris
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What Happens To Adult Black Women Who Suffered Abuse Before Age 11

What Happens To Adult Black Women Who Suffered Abuse Before Age 11 | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
By Staff Blogger Many people underestimate the far reaching effects of childhood.
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Mother says police know who killed her son, but won't do anything about it

Lana Finley-Williams is fighting for her murdered son Mark and says that police aren't helping.
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Grandmother Goes without Medicine so She Can Afford to Call Grandson in Prison

Grandmother Goes without Medicine so She Can Afford to Call Grandson in Prison | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
by Dr. Boyce Watkins Martha Wright is 86-years old and loves her grandson.
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Teen in solitary confinement commits suicide - Video on NBCNews.com

Teen in solitary confinement commits suicide - Video on NBCNews.com | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: James Stewart was 17 when he committed suicide after being placed in solitary confinement. He is part of a rising tide of juveniles who commit suicide while being locked away in solitary.
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NAACP LDF Files Historic Agreement with Mississippi School District on Efforts to Dismantle the School to Prison Pipeline | Black Politics on the Web

NAACP LDF Files Historic Agreement with Mississippi School District on Efforts to Dismantle the School to Prison Pipeline | Black Politics on the Web | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) joined the U.S. Department of Justice and the Meridian Public School District in Meridian,
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Israel Prison Service denies jailed Palestinian minors education | Defence for Children International - Palestine Section

Israel Prison Service denies jailed Palestinian minors education | Defence for Children International - Palestine Section | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Israel Prison Service denies jailed Palestinian minors education | Defence for Children Internationahttp://www.dci-palestine.org/documents/i...

Palestinian minors held at Israel's Ofer prison in the West Bank are denied an education while serving their jail terms.

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NC should say no to trying 13-year-olds in adult court | Other Views | NewsObserver.com

NC should say no to trying 13-year-olds in adult court | Other Views | NewsObserver.com | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
This proposal would send more children into the adult criminal justice system when study after study has shown that this path substantially increases the likelihood that a youth will reoffend.
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Lawmakers near major overhaul of juvenile court process : Politics

Lawmakers near major overhaul of juvenile court process : Politics | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Nebraska is one of 15 states that allow cases against minors to start in adult court, rather than being moved there by a judge. A bill to change that received
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Police Arrest 2 Teens in Ga. Baby Killing

Police in Brunswick, Georgia have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother. (Marc...
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Police: No Motive in Toddler Shot in Stroller

Police were combing school records and canvassing a coastal Georgia neighborhood in Brunswick Friday for a pair of suspects between 10 and 15 years old accus...
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Irish politician believes lax laws have made Ireland a haven for pedophiles

Irish politician believes lax laws have made Ireland a haven for pedophiles | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Irish politician believes lax laws have made Ireland a haven for pedophiles
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Pregnant & Don't Know Who The Father Is?

Pregnant & Don't Know Who The Father Is? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
When ever we hear about a woman who is pregnant and does not know who the father of the baby is, most of us will look at her with a judgmental eye because of the many implications that come with her circumstance.
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