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The 5 most dangerous abortion restrictions of 2013

The 5 most dangerous abortion restrictions of 2013 | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
And five things they taught us about what the anti-choice movement is willing to do to deny women medical care
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Preventing South Sudan’s Inferno

Preventing South Sudan’s Inferno | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
After suffering so long for independence, South Sudan faces a new civil war. What the country’s leaders and the international community can do to contain the crisis.
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HRW: Christian Militias in CAR Attacked with 'Shocking Brutality'

HRW: Christian Militias in CAR Attacked with 'Shocking Brutality' | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch reported that Christian militia fighters in the Central African Republic have committed atrocities against Muslims in a cycle of violence that "threatens to spin out of contro...
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REPORT: U.S. Officials Systemically Abused Immigrants And Took Their Possessions

REPORT: U.S. Officials Systemically Abused Immigrants And Took Their Possessions | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
Between 2009 to 2012, Border Patrol agents routinely abused immigrants and took their possessions without returning those items.
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German President Joachim Gauck boycotting Sochi Olympics

German President  Joachim Gauck boycotting Sochi Olympics | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year, reportedly over human rights violations and the harassment of Russian opposition political figures.
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Obamas Visit Immigration Activists Fasting On The National Mall

Obamas Visit Immigration Activists Fasting On The National Mall | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the National Mall on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, to speak with immigration reform activists who are fasting as part of an effort to push Congress to act on a path to...
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Staggering report exposes US sex trafficking

Staggering report exposes US sex trafficking | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
A report released on Thursday highlights America's staggering problem with human trafficking.
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Did You Know A Woman's Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876? -

Did You Know A Woman's Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876? - | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
Two women took a stand on July 4th, 1876, against the law, the culture and the sexism of the time to declare their rights as equal American citizens.
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Family Of Innocent U.S. Drone Victims Compensated With 101 Kalashnikovs

Family Of Innocent U.S. Drone Victims Compensated With 101 Kalashnikovs | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
A little more than a week after a U.S. drone strike killed innocent civilians from a wedding convoy in Yemen, more eyebrow-raising details have emerged surrounding the compensation practices for the victims' relatives.
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Israel: Drop Detention Policy in Disguise | Human Rights Watch

Israel: Drop Detention Policy in Disguise | Human Rights Watch | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
(Tel Aviv) – Israeli authorities are effectively detaining hundreds of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers despite an Israeli High Court order for their release.
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Another State Jailing The Poor For Not Paying Fines

Another State Jailing The Poor For Not Paying Fines | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
The American Civil Liberties Union says that Colorado has become the latest state to send people to jail if they are unable to pay fines for minor violations.
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'The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery

'The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
A neighborhood in Cambodia is a global center of the child sex trade. The peddlers? Often, their parents.
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The Disturbing Reason 97% Of Federal Drug Defendants Plead Guilty

The Disturbing Reason 97% Of Federal Drug Defendants Plead Guilty | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
A disturbing new Human Rights Report says prosecutors strong-arm defendants into pleading guilty.
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For DC Hunger Strikers, Thanksgiving Dinner Is Water And Hope

For DC Hunger Strikers, Thanksgiving Dinner Is Water And Hope | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
Will John Boehner pay any attention to the small group of hunger strikers making a stand for the vast number of immigrants hiding in the shadows?
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6,000 Arizona child abuse reports not investigated

6,000 Arizona child abuse reports not investigated | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
Thousands of cases of suspected child abuse that were reported to a statewide hotline have gone uninvestigated over the past four years, putting children across Arizona at risk, state officials disclosed Thursday.
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A video anthology of #GOPcruelty and obstruction - The Political Carnival

A video anthology of #GOPcruelty and obstruction - The Political Carnival | Rights: Human | Scoop.it
Republican policy ideas are very, very, very, very strongly at odds with the views of the American people, with even most Republican voters.
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