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RUNNING INTO TROUBLE: A life of discrimination and fear led an Ethiopian marathoner to protest on the world stage

At night, Feyisa Lilesa and his friends hid in the farms to evade the security forces who were arresting people across the country. As a 15-year-old growing up in Oromia region, Lilesa says he was always aware that many of his fellow citizens didn’t approve of the government’s treatment.

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Africa

Why the freedom for Balochistan matters to Jews


“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.
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Philippines Critical of United Nations -- Duterte ‘a respecter of human rights’

By Nestor Corrales

INQUIRER.net

06:27 PM September 14th, 2016


Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella (INQUIRER PHOTO)

“A respecter of human rights.”

That was how Malacañang defended President Rodrigo Duterte after a United Nations (UN) high commissioner for human rights said he lacked understanding of human rights institutions. 230 more words

The Dakota Access Pipeline

Once more the American Government is allowing self interest to outweigh the people of the First Nations.

We as Americans must come forth and scream out our OUTRAGE for the actions taking place in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. 236 more words