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Hi, Men (and Women). That's Not How the Hymen Works

My ex-boyfriend once shared with me his mind-altering epiphany. If Virgin Mary was indeed a virgin, he said, then Jesus took her virginity when he was born, because he was the one to break her hymen. 1,656 more words

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A Fresh Assault on Rule of Law in Poland

The Polish government’s assault on the rule of law continues unabated. Last week the lower house of the Polish parliament adopted two draft laws that would force most of the Supreme Court into retirement, and give the ruling party control over judicial appointments. 8 more words

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A Fresh Assault on Rule of Law in Poland

The Polish government’s assault on the rule of law continues unabated. Last week the lower house of the Polish parliament adopted two draft laws that would force most of the Supreme Court into retirement, and give the ruling party control over judicial appointments. 8 more words

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McCain & Cardin Urge President Trump To Recommit To Upholding Human Rights

Press Statement from Sen. John McCain and Sen. Ben Cardin

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Ben Cardin (D-MD), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, sent a letter to President Trump today as the world marks the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Human Rights Day this Sunday, December 10th. 817 more words

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Freedom of Expression Conference Declaration

Freedom of Expression Conference Declaration

We, human rights defenders and civil society organizations (CSOs) working for the defense and protection of human rights, gathered in Quezon City, Philippines, during the Freedom of Expression Conference, FreeXP.con organized by the Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH) on 1-2 December 2017; 614 more words

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[From the web] As Duterte’s betrayal of the people is unmasked, so will political oppression increase. -iDEFEND

As Duterte’s betrayal of the people is unmasked, so will political oppression increase.

On a platform of change Duterte won the Presidency. More than one year into his term, change only came in the form of deeper poverty and corruption, betrayed hopes and political suppression. 448 more words

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