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1 day ago1d

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKIt's Not American "Aid" to Israel. It's Tribute. - CounterPunch.org
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Out Of The Illusion
1 week ago1w

Posted by William_Mary
World's Most Tyrannical Regime Can't Stop Babbling About "Human Rights" We saw the change in coverage because Washington and its imperial spinmeisters only care about human rights abuses insofar as they can be exploited against the few remaining...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
1 week ago1w

Posted by AmmaRE007
SevenFallenFeathers The groundbreaking and multiple award-winning national bestseller work about systemic racism, education, the failure of the policing and justice systems, and Indigenous rights by Tanya Talaga. Over the span of ...
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Out Of The Illusion
1 month ago1m

Posted by William_Mary
Washington brings Syria’s Al Qaeda in from the cold Ten years after Washington launched a bloody war for regime change in Syria that has left some half a million dead and the country in ruins, the US media has begun an unmistakable propaganda ...
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Politics
1 month ago1m

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKThomas Friedman ignores ‘apartheid’ label, says Israel is ‘idealistic’ just like the U.S. – Mondoweiss
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
1 month ago1m

Posted by HankHunter13
LINKU2 - Ordinary Love (From Mandela OST) Lyric Video - YouTube
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Wordsmith
1 month ago1m

Posted by fishline79
Here are a couple of short poems, translated from 18th century Slavic Poet, Ignacy Krasicki. They all relate to the issue of human rights or the exploitation of the weak by the strong. The first seems pertinent to me of the current Minnesota murder ...
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Politics
Mar 18Mar 18

Posted by WilliamCharles
Evo Morales is one hoopy frood. This reminds me quite a bit of my freethought mentor Paul Kurtz's concept of "Eupraxophy." "Vivir Bien” has long been a key element in Morales’ political philosophy. The phrase literally means “living well,” ...
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News & Links
Mar 16Mar 16

Posted by snytiger6
LINKChristian Nurses Who Won’t Perform Abortions Lose Lawsuit in European Court | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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News & Links
Mar 14Mar 14

Posted by Heathenist
Women will not give up our hard fought for human rights. SCOTUS needs to slap these misogynistic states down for trying to keep women from their reproductive choices. Kentucky is just one, there are dozens of states trying this BS. "Vying for ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Mar 13Mar 13

Posted by Marionville
JURISPRUDENCE. - Noun...the study of law and the principles on which laws are based; the theory or philosophy of law. “Canada has a jurisprudential tradition of protecting human rights”. Early 17th century: from Latin jurisprudentia, jus ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Mar 5Mar 5

Posted by snytiger6
LINKUpdate: Canadian Court Rules Against Pastafarian in Religious Headgear Case | Val Wilde | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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News & Links
Mar 2Mar 2

Posted by snytiger6
LINKCalled Out for Anti-Semitic Stereotypes, TV Show “Nurses” Pulls Episode Off Air | Val Wilde | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Out Of The Illusion
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by William_Mary
Futile: Saudi’s Decade-Long Attempt to Bottle Up Yemeni Youth Revolution is Failing “Saudi Arabia has crushed our revolution, turned our lives into hell because our uprising was interpreted by the ruling family as a threat to ...
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General & Hellos
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Fernapple
This came up, thanks syntiger6. As the world increasingly adopts ideas like human rights, and respect for human diversity, as the norm, where can the hate-filled , evil and prejudiced people go ? Science offers no support for hate, politics ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by William_Mary
Biden Sells Missiles to Fascists + US Base Destroys Ancient Coral Reef Abby Martin covers Biden's first arms deals to major human rights abusers Chile & Egypt; another US military base in Okinawa, opposed by majority of residents, threatens ...
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LGBT+
Feb 17Feb 17

Posted by Theresa_N
Human rights ruling says Jamaica should make being LGBT legal and protected:
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General & Hellos
Feb 9Feb 9

Posted by bobwjr
LINKWhite House holds firm with Fox Radio: ‘Trans rights are human rights’
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Feb 8Feb 8

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
US moves to rejoin UN human rights committee. While watching the tRump administration destroy so much, I have to admit that their leaving this was a bit of a surprise. Why, one may ask, would said admin want to stay, while doing their own abuses ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Feb 7Feb 7

Posted by William_Mary
It’s Still Early, but Signs Point To an Israel-First Biden Presidency Though it is still early, it already seems that when it comes to policy regarding the Middle East and Iran, the Biden Administration, just like the Trump Administration ...
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Atheist Points Of View On The Middle East
Feb 4Feb 4

Posted by kmaz
From what little I understand of the matter, good to see this. It was really painful (in my view) to watch the Trump administration cozying up to the Saudis to the point (in my view) of letting individual human rights considerations go out the ...
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aussie sceptics
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by FrayedBear
Journalist Shane Dowling makes further allegations against NSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst accusing him & the court of human rights abuses & failure of law.
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Politics
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by summatyme
What are your views on the sudden calls for unity after the last admin's open engagement in constitutional and human rights violations, and do you believe such unity is possible given that a large number of Americans follow a separate reality geared ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jan 15Jan 15

Posted by azzow2
I had ordered a box of Solimo hand soap from Amazon. The soap arrived today to my surprise Solimo hand soap is manufactured in Canada. I had mentioned that the new soap is from Canada to my kids. We now have a list of three things Canadians do well ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 13Jan 13

Posted by Thirst2learn
Individual rights are human rights. You don't sacrifice the individual for the whole, unless you voluntarily sacrifice yourself, you cannot force others to do so.
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50s +
Jan 12Jan 12

Posted by tinkercreek
It's impossible to reason with cultists.
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jan 10Jan 10

Posted by Theresa_N
This is a restriction of human rights in Northern Ireland:
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News & Links
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPakistani Court Bans Use of “Virginity Tests” in Cases Involving Sexual Violence | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Quotes
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by WilliamCharles
"We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very...
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Political Theory & Policy
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by DZhukovin
Education, R&D, the arts, outcomes, national security, foreign relations, public health, culture, human rights, the environment, ...These things are extremely crucial and I know fully well that an impairment to any of them screws up everything. There...
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Out Of The Illusion
Dec 28, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
How good is your democracy? Here's Australia -
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General & Hellos
Dec 28, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Helping to dispel the myth of Australian democracy:
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aussie sceptics
Dec 28, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
The intrusion into Australian citizen's privacy allowed in law.
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Politics
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTurns Out, Trump’s Attacks on LGBTQ+ People Led to His Downfall
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Trump Pinata
Dec 12, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
Just one more lawsuit and we can make it 68.
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Religion & Spirituality
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by KWAPELL7
We R - Individuations of - GOD - Souls of LOVE - Beings of - ENERGY - Spirits of LIFE - being a form of - LIFE - thru a - tellurian & sublunary - human - Being - a Spirit of Life inhabiting - directing - & - controlling - a physical biologic ...
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General & Hellos
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
International thoughts & input requested?
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aussie sceptics
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
December 1, 2020 Communiqué from the Australian Human Rights Commission. How creative they have been?
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This Day In History
Nov 28, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Marionville
Please say hello to @Greenblue who has joined the group. Feel free to contribute information on notable events on the date they happened.
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Politics
Nov 27, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by IAJO163
LINKCrackdowns by U.S. allies could test Biden’s pledge to promote human rights
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News & Links
Nov 24, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by OldMetalHead
LINKApple lobbies against Uighur forced labor bill - The Washington Post
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Out Of The Illusion
Nov 20, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Empire Update: Trump Ending Afghanistan War? https:// More Weapons, Sanctions The Empire Update for Nov. 16 covering new US weapons sales to UAE for Yemen war, accelerated Iran sanctions, Pompeo's UN "human rights" speech, and if the firing of ...
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Profile
Nov 8, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by WarwomanRising
It's a sad day when Americans vote for a party that refuses to ban late term abortions. You're supporting murder, and body part trafficking. It has not one thing to do with "women's reproductive rights". Birth control, meaning prevention, is the key ...
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Atheists for Liberty
Nov 1, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by atheistsliberty
We at Atheists for Liberty support Atheist Republic's efforts to produce and publish cartoons of gods and goddesses! No one should be killed, canceled, or restricted on social media because they publish or show cartoons. This isn't 'hateful ...
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UK Atheists & Agnostics
Oct 30, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
What do you feel about the news that Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended from the Labour Party, following The Equalities and Human Rights Commission’s damning findings on anti-semitism in the Party under his leadership? Was Kerr Starmer right to ...
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News & Links
Oct 26, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKTrump joins international coalition to oppose health care for women
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News & Links
Oct 24, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKStudy: Trump's State Department Ignores Anti-LGBTQ+ Abuses Abroad
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 18, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
CHURLISH. - Adjective...rude in a mean-spirited and surly way “his complaint was churlish and unnecessary”. Synonyms; rude, ill-mannered, discourteous, impolite, uncivil, unmannerly. From Old English ceorl (coarse/peasant), Germanic in ...
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Simple Thoughts
Oct 15, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” _Nelson Mandela_ _Good Morning Friday! Happy weekend!_☺🌞
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Politics
Oct 14, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by PBuck0145
The UN Human Rights Councilhttps://melaniephillips.substack.com/p/the-un-huma n-rights-council-is-a
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Politics
Oct 13, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKAmy Coney Barrett refuses to answer questions about same-sex marriage, says “I can’t, and I’m sorry” / Queerty
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Just for Laughs
Oct 11, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Cutiebeauty
What do you call a cut on a ghost? A boo boo
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Music, Movies & Books
Oct 10, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
What DJs Actually Do
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Trump Pinata
Oct 10, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by webspider555
Wired up for an election
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Simple Thoughts
Oct 10, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” _Mark Twain_
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Religion & Spirituality
Oct 9, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by abyers1970
I have to be honest. It's taken me 4 years to get to the point where i'm confident that i'm not going to hell anymore because i don't believe anymore. That's how deep the indoctrination process is when you've been raised from birth to believe ...
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News & Links
Oct 8, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Six Trump Militia men charged in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. WTF!!!! 13 arrested all together and Trump aide, Jason Miller calls her a phony. WTF!!!
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Memes R Us
Oct 7, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by glennlab
How I feel on some days
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Memes R Us
Oct 7, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by glennlab
Pandemic Question
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Music Fans
Oct 7, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Garf
Here is a great Aussie rock band that no one has posted before, if you know the song sing it loud.... Screaming jets - better
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Trump Pinata
Oct 7, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Now, come on Donald, give us your true thoughts!
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News & Links
Sep 23, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Hages
LINKUN Mission Calls for Investigation of Venezuela Rights Violations | Voice of America - English
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Trump Pinata
Sep 22, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Trump in UN address: America will always be a leader in human rights! Is this the same person who told Xi Jinping It's OK to have concentration camps? What a loser!
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News & Links
Sep 20, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKFinCEN Files: All you need to know about the documents leak - BBC News
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General & Hellos
Sep 4, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Apple Publishes Human Rights Policy Following Shareholder Pressure Over China Censorship
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General & Hellos
Sep 1, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Police Across Canada Are Using Predictive Policing Algorithms, Report Finds Police across Canada are increasingly adopting algorithmic technology to predict crime. The authors of a new report say human rights are threatened by the practice.
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LGBT+
Aug 28, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Theresa_N
JK Rowlings returns human rights award:
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News & Links
Aug 25, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Israeli phone hacking company faces court fight over sales to Hong Kong "The workers inside the company didn't join to help the Chinese dictatorship," says one human rights lawyer.
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News & Links
Aug 11, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Police use of facial recognition violates human rights, UK court rules Use of the tech needs to be narrower to conform to human rights law, court held.
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Religion & Spirituality
Aug 8, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by redbai
LINKCanceling the Bible - YouTube
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Politics
Aug 4, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Nunya
I think this is the ONLY thing I am extremely glad about Donald Trump doing: cracking down on human rights abuses in China. About damn time. Of course, he could actually care less; it's just one more thing he can utilize to "punish" China for not ...
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General & Hellos
Jul 30, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKKaepernick and Fauci will be honored as Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights award laureates - CNN
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Music, Movies & Books
Jul 29, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Please enjoy & despite references to xsanity be inspired by the lyrics. Canción de la Esperanza performed by Esteban Gumucio/Ortiga 1976 Creo que detrás de la bruma el sol espera Creo que en esta noche oscura duermen estrellas Creo en los ...
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General & Hellos
Jul 26, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Blackatheist1985
LINKBiden & Obama Have Infuriating Health Care Discussion - YouTube
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Liberal/Progressive Party
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by BudFrank
Says it all
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Atheist News Network
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by AtheistNews
GENEVA (24 July 2020) – UN experts have called on the Nigerian authorities to immediately release prominent humanist and rights defender Mubarak Bala, detained without charge on accusations of blasphemy, a potential capital offence. “We are ...
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Trump Pinata
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Merseyman1
Trump left the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the Paris Agreement, the Transpacific Partnership, the South Korean trade deal, the NAFTA, the UN Human Rights Council, the UNESCO, the Iran Nuclear deal, and he has sidestepped W.T.O. rules ...
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News & Links
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by AtheistNews
At the 44th session of the Human Rights Council, Humanists International addressed threats to artistic expression in the context of COVID-19 and raised specific examples of censorship in Nepal, Chile and Cuba Humanists International delivered its ...
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News & Links
Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKDem AGs sue Trump admin. to stop reversal of transgender health protections
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Politics
Jul 20, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
US accuses supplier for Amazon, Apple, Dell, GM, Microsoft of human rights abuses The company, whose tech helps power phones, tablets and wearables, is accused of helping China's campaign against Uighurs.
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News & Links
Jul 19, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTrump’s commission on human rights issues report undermining LGBTQ people & international law / LGBTQ Nation
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News & Links
Jul 18, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPompeo Says Human Rights Policy Must Prioritize Property Rights and Religion
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News & Links
Jul 17, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPompeo says U.S. should limit which human rights it defends
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Atheist Points Of View On The Middle East
Jul 10, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by kmaz
one initial topic: One of the few big reads for me over the last few years was reading The Prize by Yergin. This is a lengthy book about the history of the oil business that came highly recommended from more than one person. Some aspects did ...
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News & Links
Jul 9, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKQasem Soleimani: US strike on Iran general was unlawful, UN expert says - BBC News
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Posts
Jul 8, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
NY BANS CANNABIS TESTING The New York City Commission on Human Rights finalized a local ban on pre-employment marijuana testing for most workers, but added new last-minute exceptions that will still allow some companies to screen applicants for ...
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Politics
Jul 7, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by JacarC
Given the clear examples of profoundly fake news being portrayed, and way too quickly accepted, as reality, what evidence is there to blame Soros for anything?? There appears to be a Soros involvement in Hungary, via learning institutions. And now ...
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Vegan\Vegetarian World
Jun 27, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Wildgreens
Sustainable shoe..
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News & Links
Jun 20, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by TheMiddleWay
LINKSaint Junipero Serra statue torn down in San Francisco Park
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All Things Legal/Crime and Punishment
Jun 16, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold an "urgent" debate on systemic racism and police brutality, the organization said Monday. The debate among the U.N.'s top human rights body is the result of a request from Burkina Faso, on behalf of ...
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News & Links
Jun 15, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
This is wonderful and historic news. When one of the very first human rights for gays cases litigated, the judge in the SF Federal Court System brilliantly crafted his defense of their rights in the language of existing civil rights law and ...
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News & Links
Jun 14, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Humanlove
LINKAfrican nations call for racism debate at UN Human Rights Council | News | Al Jazeera
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Metal music
Jun 10, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Scott321
LINKSepultura - Refuse/Resist - YouTube
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Posts
Jun 6, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
So, how long should you let it age? 🤔
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Posts
Jun 3, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
HUMAN RIGHTS REFORMS - AGAIN The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights led more than 400 organizations in calling on Congress to enact policing reforms, including legislation to "prohibit the use of no-knock warrants, especially for ...
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News & Links
Jun 2, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Blackatheist1985
LINKMinn cops trained by Israeli police, who often use knee-on-neck restraint
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by Shaghaf
LINKVery well said
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UK Atheists & Agnostics
May 30, 2020May 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
We are so fucked UK Government refusing to sign up to Brexit safeguards so it can change Human Rights Act, Gove admits
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Posts
May 28, 2020May 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
DUTERTE'S DRUG WAR Human Rights Watch published a report on the harm the bloody Philippine "drug war" causes to children. LINK:
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Quotes
May 27, 2020May 2020

Posted by typhoeuszombie
We are only as strong as the weakest link. Those we see as the least worthy are often the most worthy. All humans deserve dignity and human rights regardless of our origins or abilities.
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