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Kashmir Crisis: A Complete Guide

Date: August 20, 2019 | Categories: Featured, Global Injustice, Popular Post, Resources,

New Resolution Introduced Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has introduced a new resolution (H.Res.724) condemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination. You can read it here. Please call your representative in congress and ask him/her to co-sponsor it. Current Situation Kashmir is under siege and silence is no longer an option. On Monday, August …


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What are settlements, and why are they such a big deal?

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Global Injustice, Resources,

Source: Vox Settlements are communities of Jews that have been moving to the West Bank since it came under Israeli occupation in 1967. Some of the settlers move there for religious reasons, some because they want to claim the West Bank territory as Israeli land, and some because the housing there tends to be cheap and subsidized. Settlements are generally …


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What is the Nakba?

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Global Injustice, Resources,

Source: Vox The 1948 war uprooted 700,000 Palestinians from their homes, creating a refugee crisis that is still not resolved. Palestinians call this mass eviction the Nakba — Arabic for “catastrophe” — and its legacy remains one of the most intractable issues in ongoing peace negotiations. Not surprisingly, Palestinians and Israelis remember the birth of the Palestinian refugee crisis very …


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Facts For Kids About Bullying

Date: October 16, 2017 | Categories: Education, Resources, Stop Bullying,

Bullying is being mean to another kid over and over again. Bullying often includes: Teasing Talking about hurting someone Spreading rumors Leaving kids out on purpose Attacking someone by hitting them or yelling at them Bullying does not always happen in person. Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that happens online or through text messages or emails. It includes posting …


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Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Date: September 6, 2017 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, Resources,

Source: Al-Jazeera The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. They are an ethnic Muslim group who have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist Myanmar. Currently, there are about 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims who live in the Southeast Asian country. The Rohingya speak Rohingya or Ruaingga, a dialect that is distinct to others spoken in Rakhine State and …


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Report: One-third of Palestinian minors in Israeli jails are Jerusalemites

Date: September 7, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Resources,

Source: Middle East Monitor About one third of the 200 Palestinian minors detained in Israeli jails come from the occupied city of Jerusalem, some 13 years old or younger, a Palestinian rights centre revealed yesterday. In a report, the Palestine Prisoners Centre for Studies said the occupation has increasingly targeted Jerusalem’s children in the past year, with more than 600 …


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What to Do if You Get Pulled Over by a Cop

Date: July 30, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, Opinion All, Resources,

Source: Time.com By Jason Williamson Know your rights — and stay calm There are still a lot of questions to be answered about the arrest and death of Sandra Bland, who recently died tragically after three days in a Texas jail. A video released by the Texas Department of Public Safety captured a portion of the confrontation between Bland and a …