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Based on recent media coverage, and a shocking endorsement of Beth Grossman by the Philadelphia Inquirer, we can safely assume that many Philadelphians left their homes this morning looking up at the clouds in fear. 424 more words

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Young artists share their vision for a world without the death penalty

Today, October 10, is the World Day Against the Death Penalty.   I am thinking back to a conference I attended in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, just a few weeks ago, on strategies for abolishing the death penalty. 514 more words

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Duterte and the Death Penalty

There is a matter that I constantly struggle with when thinking about the Philippines and my stance on the death penalty. The struggle stems from the fact that I am a supporter of Duterte but I oppose the death penalty. 2,830 more words

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Stop the execution of Marcellus Williams!

Marcellus Williams is scheduled for death on Tuesday despite circumstances that he might be innocent. Sign a petition to the Governor of Missouri to halt the execution. 290 more words

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Uncovering hidden obstacles to the rights of persons with disabilities in Iran

The Advocates for Human Rights offers volunteers a remarkable and rewarding breadth of opportunities to effect change around the world. As an example, I recently had a chance to advocate for the rights of Iranians with disabilities when I traveled to Geneva, Switzerland with The Advocates to lobby the United Nations Human Rights Council on a variety of human rights issues. 962 more words

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Advocate for Jennifer Dalquez on Orange Day

The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, managed by UN Women, has proclaimed every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – a day to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. 351 more words

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