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"You must not lose faith in humanity ... if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." -Mohandas Gandhi
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What Christy Mack's assault teaches us about modern misogyny

What Christy Mack's assault teaches us about modern misogyny | Rights | Scoop.it
Trigger warning: contains graphic imagery and discussions of sexual assault
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Indigenous people, not Australians, should determine Vanuatu's future

Indigenous people, not Australians, should determine Vanuatu's future | Rights | Scoop.it
To visiting Australians, my home, the island nation of Vanuatu, is either paradise or a Third World backwater. Holidaymakers prize our beaches and clear waters.

Via Fe'iloakitau Kaho Tevi
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Here is another "foot in the mouth" stance of how development aid agencies can really get it wronfg in terms of dealing with Pacific Islanders and Melanesians and out cultures.  Silence in our culture does not mean consent........read our eyes and udnerstand us before proposing to help!

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Spain's Down Syndrome councillor makes history - The Local

Spain's Down Syndrome councillor makes history - The Local | Rights | Scoop.it
Spain's first-ever town councillor with Down Syndrome is set to start work in the Spanish city of Valladolid on Monday ......
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Voices from Afghanistan:

Voices from Afghanistan: | Rights | Scoop.it
By AMNESTY INTERNATIONALWomen are at the front line in protecting women’s human rights in Afghanistan. They are teachers, doctors, journalists, activists and politicians
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Blood on the Streets: The Use of Excessive Force During Bangladesh Protests

Blood on the Streets: The Use of Excessive Force During Bangladesh Protests | Rights | Scoop.it
The 48-page report is based on 95 interviews with victims and their family members, witnesses, human rights defenders, journalists, and lawyers.
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Bradley Manning trial judge increased press security

Bradley Manning trial judge increased press security | Rights | Scoop.it
Huffington Post reporter Matt Sledge read my Boing Boing post earlier today about reports from the Bradley Manning trial of dramatically-increased security measures for press.
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Human Rights concerns in Regional Resettlement Arrangement | Australian Human Rights Commission

Human Rights concerns in Regional Resettlement Arrangement | Australian Human Rights Commission | Rights | Scoop.it
duty of care to refugees
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UNICEF - Child protection from violence, exploitation and abuse - New UNICEF report on female genital mutilation/cutting: Turning opposition into action

UNICEF - Child protection from violence, exploitation and abuse - New UNICEF report on female genital mutilation/cutting: Turning opposition into action | Rights | Scoop.it
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Phu Quoc Island: Trouble in Paradise

Phu Quoc Island: Trouble in Paradise | Rights | Scoop.it
Meddling by the Vietnamese government and an invasion of investors has put Phu Quoc island on course to becoming severely tarnished by international tourism, reports Jak Phillips
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High Court rules on Palm Island alcohol ban | Australian Human Rights Commission

High Court rules on Palm Island alcohol ban | Australian Human Rights Commission | Rights | Scoop.it
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A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY IN ALICE

A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY IN ALICE | Rights | Scoop.it
On her first trip to the Red Centre, JESSICA ROWE visits an indigenous school and discovers beauty - and shame - at the heart of our country.
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Families win Iraq deaths damages bid

Families win Iraq deaths damages bid | Rights | Scoop.it
Families of soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for negligence and bring damages claims under the Human Rights Act, the Supreme Court rules.
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I Found A Way to help animals in disasters

I Found A Way to help animals in disasters | Rights | Scoop.it
For the first time an ‘Animals in Disasters’ stream was included in the conference which was a welcome move.
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What Neuroscience Says About The Link Between Creativity And Madness

What Neuroscience Says About The Link Between Creativity And Madness | Rights | Scoop.it
New research sheds more light on the strong ties between an original mind and a troubled one.

Via Sandeep Gautam
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Mental Health and the Global Agenda — NEJM

Mental Health and the Global Agenda — NEJM | Rights | Scoop.it
Review Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Mental Health and the Global Agenda
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Will LGBTI asylum seekers be at risk in Papua New Guinea?

Will LGBTI asylum seekers be at risk in Papua New Guinea? | Rights | Scoop.it
Papua New Guinea’s legal system and cultural attitudes may prove problematic for LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees.
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Indian media: 'Women unsafe in Delhi'

Indian media: 'Women unsafe in Delhi' | Rights | Scoop.it
Media feel an attack on a female student at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University shows women are not safe in India's capital.
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CA inmate dies in solitary cell amid hunger strike - The Sacramento Bee

CA inmate dies in solitary cell amid hunger strike - The Sacramento Bee | Rights | Scoop.it
A California inmate has died in solitary confinement amid a system-wide hunger strike protesting living conditions in those cells, prison activists announced.
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The Three Strikes law

The Three Strikes law | Rights | Scoop.it
What happened to Curtis Wilkerson when he stole a pair of socks from a department store?
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Lament. Then welcome. // Help The Welcome Centre help asylum seekers TODAY

Lament. Then welcome. // Help The Welcome Centre help asylum seekers TODAY | Rights | Scoop.it
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Australia and asylum seekers: where do the Rudd reforms leave us?

Australia and asylum seekers: where do the Rudd reforms leave us? | Rights | Scoop.it
Most Australians will judge Kevin Rudd’s newly announced plan to deny asylum seekers who arrive by boat the right to settle in Australia to be a success if they lead to a reduction in the number of boat…...
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Footage shows Indonesian people smuggler discussing his business and boasts police involvement - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Footage shows Indonesian people smuggler discussing his business and boasts police involvement - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Rights | Scoop.it
New video footage has emerged of an Indonesian people smuggler admitting involvement in a fatal boat sinking last year, and describing asylum seekers as goats.
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Commissioner Tim Carmody expected to recommend radical shake-up of state's child safety system

Commissioner Tim Carmody expected to recommend radical shake-up of state's child safety system | Rights | Scoop.it
TROUBLED Queensland children removed from their families will be locked up in a radical departure from a failing residential care system.
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Call to do more as gap widens in indigenous welfare statistics

Call to do more as gap widens in indigenous welfare statistics | Rights | Scoop.it
GOVERNMENTS have been urged to lift their game in closing the gap with indigenous welfare, as the COAG Reform Council reveals poor results in reading and numeracy, death rates and employment.
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Looking beyond offenders to the needs of victims and communities

Looking beyond offenders to the needs of victims and communities | Rights | Scoop.it
As a result of increased advocacy for justice reinvestment in recent years, the Australian Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee is conducting an Inquiry into the value of a justice reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia.
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