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The Killings of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom

by Lewis Loflin

Race is a touchy subject in America. In fact it’s an obsession. When I ended up with this picture (click here) via an e-mail chat group, I was skeptical. 1,003 more words


Doctor’s Without Borders Takes Unprecedented Action Against US Military

“Even war has rules,” declared Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Doctor’s Without Borders (MSF), who announced Wednesday that the aid organization will take unprecedented action against the U.S. 29 more words


Recent wave of mob attacks in Turkey and the State’s “duty to protect” under the European Convention on Human Rights

By Meric Sar

Since Sept. 8, Turkey has been the scene of an unprecedented wave of mob attacks primarily targeting its citizens of Kurdish origin and their property as well as numerous newspapers and political party offices. 1,093 more words


Police: Philly Transgender Woman Murdered

Philadelphia police are asking for your help in finding the people responsible for the gruesome murder of a local transgender woman.

Philadelphia police say Kiesha Jenkins was beaten, then shot twice in the back and died around 2:30 Tuesday morning on the corner of the 13th and Wingohocking streets in the Logan section of the city. 125 more words

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Terrorism: a few "what ifs" on race and religion, hate and discrimination

In the wake of Dylann Roof’s horrific attack that left nine Christian African-Americans dead in Charleston, SC, it didn’t take long before social media became rife with comments arguing that, should have been the shooter a muslim, the media would have referred to him as a terrorist, put the blame on his religion, and exposed his family as somehow morally accomplice, if not active part of the plot. 4,811 more words


Hate Crimes: An Other Europe

An Other Europe is a collection of photo stories that expose the increasing number of hate crimes.

This summer, I was invistigating the increasing number of hate crimes among the refugee communities in Greece. 121 more words


What is not a hate crime?

By Tom Quiner

Killing Christians isn’t a hate crime.

When 9 people where shot to death in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, the story wasn’t that Christians were targeted, but that African-Americans were targeted. 162 more words