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Preliminary Arafat Jaradat autopsy report: ‘Reason of Death: nervous shock as a result of extreme pain from the intensity of the injuries described above, which resulted from multiple direct and extensive acts of torture’ ( Download the PDF of the Report )
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Little-known aspect of physicist’s life revealed By Ken Gewertz Harvard News Office
The article 'Being a Khan', authored by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan , appeared last week in the magazine Outlook Turning Points (The Global Agenda 2013).
I once published a piece about white privilege, and my white friend’s dad lost it.
The term lived experience is used to describe the first-hand accounts and impressions of living as a member of a minority or oppressed group. When women talk about what it's like to be female in a predominantly male geek community, they are describing their lived experiences. People often discount accounts of lived experience, saying:
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Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities | Section of Individual Rights and ResponsibilitiesThurgood Marshall Award Established by the ABA and IRR in 1992, the Thurgood Marshall Award recognizes long-term contributions by members of the legal profession to the advancement of civil rights, civil liberties, and human rights in the United States. This year's award will be presented to Judge Thelton E. Henderson at a dinner on Saturday, Aug. 10, during the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Robert F.
Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations,
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Criminal Justice Petition: Police Pepper-Spray Peaceful UC Davis Students: Ask Chancellor Katehi to Resign!I just signed the following petition addressed to: Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi. ---------------- Resign Join University of California at Davis, Assistant Professor Nathan Brown in calling for the resignation of UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Kathei for her failure to protect UC Davis student's First Amendment right to assemble, or even the physical safety by Nathan Brown's Open Letter To The...
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I began this post just to share the graphic at the bottom, but got carried away in the lead in. As a bloodless technocrat I am always unnerved when the people take to the streets. As I recently told a correspondent: if we are doing our jobs right then people shouldn’t even know that technocrats exist. They should never think about us.
10th February 2013 Question with 24 notes Anonymous asked: On New Year's Eve I had a miscarriage at home. I do not have insurance and live off of $800.00 a month.
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