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Global Quickies: Killing Over Blasphemy, Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned, and Crochet vs Soccer

PAKISTAN “A mob beat a student to death at his university campus on Thursday after he was accused of sharing blasphemous content on social media, university and police officials said.” …

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Global Quickies: Holding Hands, High Heels, and a Bleak Future

NETHERLANDS “Men all over The Netherlands are holding hands in solidarity with a gay couple who were viciously attacked over the weekend.” RUSSIA “Authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya …

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Global Quickies: “Abnormally” Long Beards, Measles Spreading, and Carnal Intent

MEXICO “A Mexican judge has been suspended after his ruling in a sexual assault case caused outrage. Judge Anaur González said that the suspect should be freed because he had …

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Global Quickies: Ghosts, Antivaxxers, and Toilet Paper for Haters

PAKISTAN “Pakistan says it has asked Facebook to help investigate “blasphemous content” posted on the social network by Pakistanis. Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to address …

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Global Quickies: Feminist Soccer Shirts, Drunk Conscent, and Abortion Difficulties in Mexico

WORLD “In the wake of Trump’s reinstatement of the global gag rule, nations and organizations from around the world have pledged €181 million, or approximately $190 million, to help women …

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Global Quickies: Censorship of Feminism, Misogynistic Politician, and Transphobic Bus Stopped

EUROPE “The European Parliament has launched a hate speech investigation into a Polish politician after he stated that “women must earn less than men, because they are weaker, they are …

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CANADA “An Ontario high school teacher, who disrupted a vaccine clinic and told students vaccinations could lead to death, stormed out of a disciplinary hearing after being found guilty of …

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Global Quickies: Sexist Slogans on Vans, Topless Protest, and Ikea Catalog Without Women

UK “A transgender woman has been blocked from seeing her five children after a family court ruled it was not compatible with her ex-wife’s ultra-orthodox Jewish background.” ARGENTINA “Hundreds of …

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