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Muslim teen set on fire by Hindu extremists for refusing to insult Islam

Date: March 6, 2020 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All,

In another horrific incident of violence over forced religious chanting, a 15-year-old Muslim boy was set ablaze allegedly by four people in Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli district on Sunday after he reportedly refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and insult Islam. The boy, who has received 60 per cent burns is undergoing treatment and is said to be in critical condition. …

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Detained & Tortured: A Uighur Activist’s Story

Date: February 5, 2020 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All,

Tahir Imin was detained and tortured in a Chinese prison for months due to his activism in the country and trying to raise awareness over the Chinese government’s attempts to erase Uighur culture. He joins us in this interview to tell us his story.

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School-to-Prison Pipeline

Date: February 4, 2020 | Categories: Structural Racism, Video All,

The school-to-prison pipeline is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many of these children have learning disabilities or histories of poverty, abuse, or neglect, and would benefit from additional educational and counseling services. Instead, they are isolated, punished, and pushed out. “Zero-tolerance” policies criminalize minor infractions …