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Malden Tenants Protest Evictions – The Bay State Banner

Demonstrators with City Life/Vida Urbana protest against the Malden Towers. PHOTO: ANNA LAMB Dozens of tenants and housing rights activists gathered outside Malden Towers last Sunday to demand an end to evictions, safer conditions and a seat at the table with landlord Carabetta Management. “We have a lot of problems here, like trash everywhere,” resident […]

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Memphis BLM activist to get new trial after judge rules state withheld evidence proving their mistake led to her conviction

A Black Lives Matter activist serving more than six years in prison for voter fraud has been freed after new evidence in the case shows state officials made a mistake. The Tennessee judge who sentenced Pamela Moses said the activist knew she was not qualified to vote, but had “tricked” officials into giving her permission. […]

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CT children have the opportunity to learn about the state’s legal system through a virtual program

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – Children in Connecticut have a unique opportunity to learn about the state’s legal system and various social justice issues. This is done interactively through the Kids Court Academy program. “It really teaches you a lot and shows you what you know about the law,” said Saige Edwards. Saige is in fifth […]

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The newly restored Smith Drug Company reopens

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – On Thursday, the Smith Drug Co. in Hattiesburg reopened after a restoration process, which began in January 2020. The Mobile Street building joins other renovated structures, including the historic Eureka School and the Museum of African American Military History. “In addition to being one of the first (and oldest) companies on […]

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VS Civil Rights Activist Tells His Story | Herald Community Newspapers

On March 7, 1965, protesters traveling the 54 miles from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, the state capital, to register black voters were violently confronted by local authorities and white vigilante groups. In the wake of this national tragedy, known as Bloody Sunday, civil rights protesters sprung into action across the country. Eight days later, around […]

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Activist groups report 358 human rights defenders murdered in 35 countries in 2021

By CTN Staff | 17 hours ago According to a global analysis of threats and attacks facing human rights activists, compiled by Front Line Defenders (FLD) and the Human Rights Defenders Memorial, 358 human rights defenders were murdered in 35 countries in 2021, many of them, according to the groups, could have been prevented, because […]

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A new company starts the first octopus farm and people are furious

By Doug Norrie | 9 seconds ago Fans of the Netflix documentary My octopus teacher or really not all eight-legged cephalopod supporters will want to hear this. But there’s a new startup taking shape in Europe right now that plans to become the world’s first massive commercial octopus farm. And that has a number of […]

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Ukrainian refugees arrive in neighboring countries

(journalist) – This story has been updated with new developments. Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion are beginning to arrive in neighboring countries, many of them traveling on foot. Reuters reports that normally quiet border crossings in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia are seeing increasing numbers of Ukrainians, and those countries are bracing for the […]

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In low-income countries, meat is not the problem. A western industrialist

In recent years, there has been a growing movement against excessive meat consumption. Environmentalists point to meat production as one of the main causes of climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss and water pollution; health advocates say eating too many animal products increases the risk of everything from heart disease to cancer; and animal welfare activists […]

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Wright family and activists see injustice in Potter’s sentence

FILE – This photo provided by Ben Crump Law, PLLC., shows Daunte Wright and her son, Daunte Jr., at her first birthday party. Kim Potter, the former Minneapolis suburban police officer who said she mistook her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright, is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, February 18, 2022. […]

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Local activists share the same passion, generations apart | 4 Your community

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – One began nearly 6 decades ago, while the other is currently embracing its intensity. They are both black women, separated by generations of passionate civil rights activists. In honor of Black History Month, we took a closer look at their journeys and found that over the years the fight for change […]

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France, New Zealand, Belgium… the movement is spreading to many countries

The movement started by Canadian truckers is gaining momentum. While large-scale containment is planned in Paris this weekend, other countries are not left out. Similar protest movements, among others against health measures, are organized in Europe and elsewhere in the world. Canada It all started with a protest movement by Canadian truckers, who were asked […]

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A former hacker who worked for a controversial spy firm will not join the company

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has hired Dan Wolfford, a former NSA analyst who also worked for a UAE-based hacking firm accused of spying on US citizens, journalists and security forces. human rights activists. Update: After Motherboard reached out to the company for comment, they said Dan Wolfford “wasn’t onboarded” and wouldn’t be […]

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Taliban urges countries to ‘not punish’ Afghans, release aid in diplomatic talks

Taliban representatives and Western diplomats have begun their first formal talks behind closed doors, meeting in Norway to discuss Taliban demands amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis facing the country. The Associated Press reported that a Taliban demand would unfreeze nearly $10 billion that the United States and Western countries have frozen as Afghans face starvation. […]

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European countries urge Israel to halt construction in East Jerusalem

PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministries of France, Germany, Italy and Spain on Wednesday night urged Israeli authorities to halt construction of new housing in East Jerusalem. Earlier this month, Israeli authorities approved plans for the construction of around 3,500 homes in occupied East Jerusalem, nearly half of which are to be built in the […]

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What Ghislaine Maxwell’s conviction means for women’s rights in other countries

The conviction of Ghislaine Maxwell for sex trafficking resonates beyond the borders of the United States and the United Kingdom, where the high-profile figures linked to the case reside. Women’s rights activists in France, Iran and Turkey told ABC News that it raised hopes in many victims that they too could get justice. In particular, […]