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Syrians mourn the refugee star dancer who was driven to suicide

Syrians mourn the refugee star dancer who was  driven to suicide | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
The death of a Palestinian talent show winner highlights the fate of millions fleeing war
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Uruguay has ‘no idea’ where this former Guantánamo detainee is

Uruguay has ‘no idea’ where this former Guantánamo detainee is | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
This would not be the first time officials have apparently lost track of freed inmates from the United States' notorious detention center.
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Dramatic House Sit-In on Guns Is Undercut by Focus on Secret, Racist Watchlist

Dramatic House Sit-In on Guns Is Undercut by Focus on Secret, Racist Watchlist | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
The sit-in's chief goal is a political gimmick that would do little to stop gun violence, while expanding the use of a deeply flawed anti-terror watchlist.
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Don't let the government hack your computer. Tell Congress to stop changes to #Rule41.

Don't let the government hack your computer. Tell Congress to stop changes to #Rule41. | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
“The U.S. government wants to use an obscure procedure—amending a federal rule known as Rule 41— to radically expand their authority to hack,” the EFF says.
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On Orlando, homophobia and Islam – finding myself through my gay Muslim brother | The Canary

On Orlando, homophobia and Islam – finding myself through my gay Muslim brother | The Canary | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
On Orlando, homophobia and Islam – finding myself through my gay Muslim brother from The Canary on 17th June 2016
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Letter to President Obama re: CIA torture

Letter to President Obama re: CIA torture | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
On June 16th, 2016, Human Rights Watch sent this letter to President Barack Obama urging him to take action before the end of the presidential term to account for the grave abuses committed as part of the Central Intelligence Agency's detention and...
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Gay Palestinians Are Being Blackmailed Into Working As Informants | VICE | United Kingdom

Gay Palestinians Are Being Blackmailed Into Working As Informants | VICE | United Kingdom | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
And threatened their sexuality will be revealed if they don't cooperate.
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Outed in Orlando in the Worst Possible Way

Outed in Orlando in the Worst Possible Way | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
A first-generation American who grew up in Orlando imagines a horrific phone call.
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Inside Bangladesh’s killing fields: bloggers and outsiders targeted by fanatics

Inside Bangladesh’s killing fields: bloggers and outsiders targeted by fanatics | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
First they came for the bloggers, the atheists, the secular intellectuals. Then the three-year murder spree spread to aid workers, minority religions and Muslims who did not want their country reshaped by extremist Islam.
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We must not let the Orlando nightclub terror further strangle our civil liberties | Chelsea E Manning

We must not let the Orlando nightclub terror further strangle our civil liberties | Chelsea E Manning | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
As we mourn the shooting victims, it’s imperative that we remember the response can be more dangerous than the attack
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A Champion for Children

A Champion for Children | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
Today, hundreds of thousands of children work in America's fields doing dangerous, unhealthy and adult work from sunrise to sunset...many under 14 years of age. They need a champion, one senator out of a hundred, who will step forward to protect them by introducing a law outlawing child labor in America's fields, revising and repealing a law that's been on the books since 1939, when America was a different place and American farms were small family affairs, not the corporate agribusiness of today.
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Mi Nauru MPs and refugee activists say report 'unbalanced'

Mi Nauru MPs and refugee activists say report 'unbalanced' | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
Weeks out from both Nauru's and Australia's general elections, MPs and refugee activists have slammed an Australian television programme for its coverage of the refugee story.
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Proprietary Algorithms Are Being Used To Enhance Criminal Sentences And Preventing Defendants From Challenging Them | Techdirt

Proprietary Algorithms Are Being Used To Enhance Criminal Sentences And Preventing Defendants From Challenging Them | Techdirt | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
When law enforcement agencies want to know what people are up to, they no longer have to send officers out to walk a beat. It can all be done in-house, using as many data points as can be collected without a warrant.
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Private prisons are shrouded in secrecy. I took a job as a guard to get inside—then things got crazy

Private prisons are shrouded in secrecy. I took a job as a guard to get inside—then things got crazy | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
This is the biggest investigation we’ve ever published. Beatings. Stabbings. An Escape.
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BadCompany

Producer/Director: Simon Sharp Associate Editor: Poul Madsen (Bombay Flying Club) Bad Company is a story shot in the brick factories of Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Nine Lost Souls the FBI Charged as Terrorists While Letting the Orlando Shooter Go

Nine Lost Souls the FBI Charged as Terrorists While Letting the Orlando Shooter Go | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
In the U.S., 88 people have been arrested on charges of supporting ISIS since 2014. Meet nine of them.
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The FBI was right not to arrest Omar Mateen before the shooting

The FBI was right not to arrest Omar Mateen before the shooting | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
Citizens should not forfeit their rights if they haven't committed a crime.
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How Private Prison Companies Increase Recidivism – ITPI | In the Public Interest

How Private Prison Companies Increase Recidivism – ITPI | In the Public Interest | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
America’s high rates of incarceration and recidivism have become heavy burdens for communities, the economy, and taxpayers.
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UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: ISIS is committing genocide against the Yazidis

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Artist's campaign targets biometric surveillance

Artist's campaign targets biometric surveillance | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
Artist and researcher Adam Harvey has set out to raise awareness about the increasing pervasiveness of biometric tracking on the web and in everyday life.
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Ten Years Ago, I Saw The Real Guantanamo And It Changed My Life

Ten Years Ago, I Saw The Real Guantanamo And It Changed My Life | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
On June 9, 2006, three men died on my watch. I knew the three detainees did not die in their cells. I knew they were murdered.
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Egyptian police raid cafes during Ramadan fast

Egyptian police raid cafes during Ramadan fast | Rights & Liberties | Scoop.it
Raids come days after top Islamic body denounces eating during Ramadan as 'attack against Islam’s sacredness'
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