Tag : Human Rights
University of Missouri campus Protest title : Churches in Columbia Help Heal Racial Tensions in Missouri Campuses Through Forgiveness, Prayers as Social Action
summary : Spiritual peacemakers in Columbia, Mo., are trying to mend a community whose residents recently found themselves being 'judged' by other Americans due to accusations of racial inequalities. National media coverage and flurries of social media posts thrust the University of Missouri-Columbia's recent protests, hunger strike, football team boycott, terrorist threats against student groups, class cancellations, security notifications and college administrator resignations into the limelight of public debates. But some local residents seek a positive, more copasetic atmosphere for Mizzou's future, one that is aided by the calming effect of religious teachings.
date : Nov 13, 2015 07:27 PM EST
Transgender title : 150 High Students in Missouri Stage Protest after Transgender Student Requests Access to Female Locker Room: 'Girl's Rights Matter'
summary : Over 200 students walked out of class at a Missouri high school this week to stage protests after a student, who identifies as a transgender girl, requested access to the girls' locker room and bathrooms when changing for a PE class.
date : Sep 02, 2015 02:06 PM EDT
Abandoned Chinese Baby Rescued from Public Toilet title : Newborn Baby Rescued from Public Toilet by Policet: ‘I Am Probably The First One to Hold This Child’
summary : A policeman in China rescued a newborn baby stuck in a toilet of public restroom face-down on Tuesday. He gently pulled out the infant by reaching his arm down into a pipe.
date : Aug 05, 2015 04:46 AM EDT
Patrick Stewart title : Sir Patrick Stewart Expresses Support for Northern Ireland Bakery That Refused to Bake Pro-Gay Marriage Cake, Clarifies Remarks
summary : Legendary British actor Sir Patrick Stewart has expressed his support for the Christian bakers in Northern Ireland who refused to make a cake containing a statement in support of gay marriage. Those bakers were later found guilty of discrimination and fined.
date : Jun 09, 2015 01:14 PM EDT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani title : Christian Persecution in Iran: 18 Sent to Prison by Revolutionary Court for Practicing Faith
summary : Although Iran recognizes Christians as an official minority group, its revolutionary court sentenced 18 of them to harsh prison sentences last week.
date : Jun 04, 2015 01:27 PM EDT
title : U.S. Slams Sudan on Blocking U.N. Investigation into Mass Military Rape of 200 Women, Girls in Darfur
summary : A report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed that over 200 women and girls were raped by the Sudanese military in October 2014, prompting condemnation by the United States. The Sudanese government has denied all allegations.
date : Feb 12, 2015 08:17 PM EST
Argentina Orangutan title : Sarah the Orangutan Granted Basic Human 'Legal' Rights by Argentina Court, Can be Freed
summary : A court in Argentina has ruled that an orangutan must be granted certain legal rights and can go free from a zoo to a sanctuary, saying that the creature is a “non-human person” unlawfully deprived of its freedom.
date : Dec 22, 2014 12:16 PM EST
Syrian Nuns title : Kidnapped Nuns Thank God, and Assad, on Release
summary : Release marks a bright moment for Syrian Christians in an otherwise dark time.
date : Mar 10, 2014 11:53 PM EDT
North Korea Torture title : Nazi Torture Conditions are Alive and Well in North Korea [Pictures]
summary : Sketches have emerged detailing the unimaginable conditions of prison camps in North Korea. These torture concepts seem more fit to be listed amongst the cruelties of the first and second World Wars, but they're not. They're happening today.
date : Feb 21, 2014 11:13 PM EST
March for Life DC 2014 title : Anti-Abortion Protestors Stand Through Frigid Cold in 'March for Life' Washington DC
summary : Not even the 14 degree Fahrenheit weather and the freezing wind was going to stop the anti-abortion protestors on Wednesday, as March for Life held its annual rally on the 41st year anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, a Supreme Court ruling that declared a constitutional right to abortions.
date : Jan 23, 2014 02:33 PM EST
Kenneth Bae title : U.S. Responds to Kenneth Bae's Plea for Intervention, To Sent Envoy to North Korea
summary : In response to American prisoner Kenneth Bae's plea to the United States for help with his imprisonment in North Korea, Washington has now offered to send an envoy to Pyongyang to retrieve him. The prisoner had "voluntary" addressed the media on Monday, and the United States is now awaiting a response from the North Korean government.
date : Jan 20, 2014 08:04 PM EST
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