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07.21.21 “This invitation to investigate our own country under the authority of this Council is an insult to the American people and a parody of the real human rights atrocities being committed around the world.” WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today …

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Violence Intensifies in Protests Against Water Crisis in Khuzestan, Iran | News of the protests

Tehran, Iran – Iranian authorities said a policeman was shot dead by “agitators” in Iran’s Khuzestan province, where six nights of protests against water shortages turned deadly. State media reported that another Bandar Mahshahr policeman was injured after being shot in the leg on Tuesday evening, as videos and reports …

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Emilio Estefan, Human Rights Group produces anthem “Libertad” for Cuba – NBC 6 South Florida

The call for freedom for Cuba is at the center of a new song and video produced by Emilio Estefan in collaboration with a human rights group. “Libertad” aired Tuesday on the YouTube channel of the Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba. Yailenys Perez, one of the singer on the …

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Kimmel Foundation Donates $ 1 Million For New Nebraska Equine Sports Complex | Nebraska today

The Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation donated $ 1 million in leadership to support a new state-of-the-art Nebraska equestrian sports complex at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and its Department of Animal Sciences estimate that 180,000 Nebraska horses are used …

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Retirees Said They Can Live Fast And Die Old

Mr Cooper’s comments follow the release of a position paper by the Commonwealth Treasury on Monday, which examined the need for super funds to develop strategies that would encourage people to withdraw all of their super balances to the retirement. Challenger’s findings are consistent with previous research by the Grattan …

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Democrats prepare to vote on Tracy Stone-Manning to lead Bureau of Land Management

WASHINGTON – Democrats are preparing to make their voices heard by the appointment of Tracy Stone-Manning as head of the Bureau of Land Management, despite united opposition from Republicans who have called her an “eco-terrorist” because of her involvement in a tree planting episode as a graduate student in the …

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Trump’s friend Tom Barrack arrested on UAE lobbying charges

Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor who is a close friend of former President Donald Trump, was arrested Tuesday morning in Los Angeles on federal charges of unlawfully lobbying Trump on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Barrack, who was indicted along with two other men in a seven-count indictment …

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Human Rights Society Announces First “Judge Ona Award” Recipients

UNIVERSITY Park, PA – The Human Rights Society (HRS), a joint student organization of Penn State Law at University Park and the School of International Affairs, has announced the first recipients of the Ona Judge Award for Human Rights. The award recipients are selected by members of HRS for their …

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New forms of protest emerge amid Lebanese crisis

In the shadow of the stalled revolution in Lebanon, new forms of protest are emerging to confront the political class. In the deserted corridors of the souks of downtown Beirut, one night in late June, three young men dressed in any clothes approach. They introduce themselves using only their first …

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