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Jehovah's Witness Shunning Video Depicts Torture as Acceptable

Many who have heard of Jehovah’s Witnesses may be aware that they practice shunning. However, these same people may be unaware with the severity to which this practice is enforced. 2,574 more words

Watchtower

His smile.

Why the fuck did I do that? We were just supposed to bring him in and ask him some questions. What the fuck did I do?! 443 more words

War

Fawzia Chalghoum, Tawerghan Political Prisoner, Dies from Wounds Inflicted by Torture

وفاة السجينة فوزية شلغوم في مركز طرابلس الطبي

بوابة الوسط

أعلن صباح امس الجمعة عن وفاة السجينة ” فوزية عمران شلغوم ” فى مركز طرابلس الطبي بعد أيام من إدخالها للمركز مصابة بمضاعفات جراء تعرضها للتعذيب فى سجن ” ثانوية الوحيدة بمصراتة  و ذلك بحسب ما أفاد تجمع نازحي تاورغاء .

Libya

Irish anti-torture flight protesters arrested

This video from Ireland says about itself:

Protest against the use of Shannon Airport by the CIA and US military 10-7-2011

Organised by the human rights activist group…

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Human Rights

Why International Day of Action for Women’s Health matters

Since 1987, 28 May has marked International Day of Action for Women’s Health. Today is an opportunity to remind governments and the general public alike that women’s health matters. 587 more words

Torture

Sense & Sensibility After the Fire

I know people mean well and most have a genuine concern, but when people ask me if we’ve lost our home I shudder. We didn’t. But many have and I cannot imagine how painful it may be to be asked such questions. 336 more words