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The Danger of Human Rights Code as Cure for Microaggressions

When a white person makes casual but hurtful expressions in front of a person of a minority group, these expressions, whether verbal or non-verbal, define the term “microaggressions”. 3,692 more words

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It is the NZ Human Rights Commission not the NZ Religious Rights Commission — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The clue should be in the name of the organisation. It says HUMAN rights because people have rights. It is not the Religious Rights Commission and it is not the Ideas Rights commission.

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2 Officials To Stand Trial In SF Public Corruption Case; Charges Dropped Against 3rd

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A judge threw out all charges against one defendant in a San Francisco public corruption case Friday and dropped others against the two remaining defendants following a lengthy preliminary hearing. 656 more words

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Why all community groups need a sexual harassment policy

Today a jury in the US found DJ David Mueller guilty of assault and battery against pop star Taylor Swift, for putting his hand up her skirt and groping her at a party.  529 more words

HRC launches Online Human Rights Education Programme

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission has recently launched its own digital online education programme to help New Zealanders develop their understanding of what human rights are, the impact they have, and why they matter. 544 more words

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Israel grants asylum to persecuted Iranian journalist

World Israel News

August 6, 2017

An Iranian journalist threatened with the death penalty in her home country has found refuge in Israel. 

Iranian Nada Amin, a journalist whom the Islamic Republic is persecuting for her views, has been granted asylum in Israel, Minister of Interior Aryeh Deri confirmed Sunday. 227 more words

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Friday, August 4th

Australia may finally be closer to legalising gay marriage. The gay marriage debate stalled last year when the Government’s attempt to implement a plebiscite on the issue didn’t get up. 640 more words

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