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Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

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Loujain al-Hathloul, one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights campaigners, has been released after more than 1,000 days in prison for what critics have described as politically-motivated charges. Hathloul...

NYPD beplan aanranding en massa-arrestasie van betogers met 'n ketel’ taktiek, Human Rights Watch sê

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The New York Police Department planned the assault and mass arrest of nearly 300 protesters in a Bronx neighborhood in June using a tactic known as "katjie," Human Rights Watch said in an extensive report released...

Progressive groups launch $30 million effort to push voting rights legislation

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Two left-leaning groups are teaming up to pour $ 30 million into an effort to persuade US senators to pass a sweeping voting rights bill that would counter efforts by state GOP lawmakers to restrict voting access. ...

65 jare gelede vandag, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

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It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement. Op Desember 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to th...

Ja Reël verkoop regte op Fyre Festival-twiet van berugte kaasbroodjies as NFT

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'N Nou virale twiet met 'n foto van twee snye brood en kaas saam met 'n hartseer slaaislaai in 'n piepschuimhouer wat aan deelnemers aan die 2017 musiekfeesbedrogspul sal as 'n NFT verkoop word, tik dit in ...

Body camera video shows a violent arrest that is now a civil rights lawsuit

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Body camera video of a violent arrest in Chicago is now key evidence in a new federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the man police are seen slamming to the ground. Leroy Kennedy, 'n swart man, says in his lawsuit tha...

Voting rights groups speed payments to help ex-felons in Florida ahead of registration deadline

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A group working to restore voting rights to former felons in the battleground state of Florida is racing to deliver money to court clerks to help pay off court fees and fines as a voter-registration deadline and Ele...

Georgia groups are lobbying Coca-Cola and other corporations over voting rights

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New roadside billboards in Atlanta are urging Coca-Cola, Home Depot and other Georgia-based corporations to oppose voting restrictions proposed by Republican state lawmakers. Voting rights groups in the state are la...

Biden told civil rights leaders in private meeting that progressiveshopes for executive actions are ‘way beyond the boundsof his presidential authority

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President-elect Joe Biden expressed skepticism about his powers to implement his agenda by executive action Tuesday in a private virtual meeting with civil rights leaders, according to a recording reported Thursday ...

Biden ATF kies David Chipman alarm geweerregte groepe

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Die Withuis het Chipman Woensdag bevestig, wat 'n spesiale agent van ATF was vir 25 jare dien en dien as senior beleidsadviseur van die groep Giffords vir die voorkoming van geweergeweld, as die president se ATF-keuse. "GOA is ... shocke ...

Universiteit van Tennessee, Knoxville, hernoem 2 slaapsale vir swart burgerregte-leiers

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Twee slaapsale aan die Universiteit van Tennessee, Knoxville, sal nou die name dra van twee swart burgerregte-leiers in die staat "wie se stryd vir billikheid en sosiale geregtigheid die staat van hoër onderwys verander het ...

The killing of a Black transgender woman means this year is tied as the deadliest on record for transgender Americans, rights group says

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The recent killing of Felycya Harris, a Black transgender woman, marks a tragic milestone: It means 2020 is now tied as the deadliest year for transgender and gender-nonconforming people -- and there are still three...

Virginia Gov. Northam will restore voting rights to 69,000 former felons with new policy

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Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam will announce Tuesday that he's taking executive action to restore voting and other civil rights to former felons as soon as they complete their prison terms -- a move that wil...

Die Mississippi-huis van die burgerregte-leier Medgar Evers is nou 'n nasionale monument

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Die Mississippi-tuiste van die doodgemaakte burgerregte-leier Medgar Evers is nou 'n nasionale monument. Die Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument in Jackson is die 423ste eenheid van die National Park System, Binnegeheim ...

Biden on Second Amendment gun rights: ‘No amendment is absolute

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"Today we're taking steps to confront not just the gun crisis, but what is actually a public health crisis," Biden said from the White House. Video Biden is asking that the Justice Department, within a month, propose...

Caster Semenya doen 'n beroep op die Europese Hof vir Menseregte oor 'diskriminerend’ testosteroonperk

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Caster Semenya, die Suid-Afrikaanse Olimpiese kampioen-hardloper, het 'n beroep op die Europese Hof vir Menseregte gedoen om te eindig "diskriminerend" testosteroongrense wat aan vroulike atlete opgelê word. Semenya is hiperandrogeen -- ek ...

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