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Global Quickies: First Female Bishop, Conviction for FGM, and Astrological Elections

(TW for sexual violence in the last item) EL SALVADOR A woman charged with murder for delivering a stillborn baby alone has been pardoned, but at least 16 other women …

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Global Quickies: Discrimination in Soccer, Doctor Performs Exorcism, and Gay Rights

UK “A Christian GP took a mentally ill patient to his church to perform an exorcism, and told her she would be cursed if she reported him, a medical tribunal …

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KPFK Feminist Magazine Radio Show

Yesterday, I was invited to participate in a radio show on KPFK in Los Angeles. The show is a one hour talk show run by a coalition of (brilliant) feminist …

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Global Quickies: Free Speech, Witchdoctors, and Nepalese Women Conquering Summits

SAUDI ARABIA The second round of lashes for Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger convicted of blasphemy, has been postponed on medical grounds. Also, authorities publicly beheaded a woman in the …

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Global Quickies: Charlie Hebdo, Fighting Violence With Science, and Bans on Driving and Petting Puppies

ARAB WORLD (from Mary) Arab newspapers around the world react to Charlie Hebdo attack. INDIA “Indian police are investigating a local Muslim politician for inciting hatred after he was quoted …

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Muslim Extremists Murder French Satirists

Gunmen in Paris have murdered 12 people today in a pointless, hopeless quest to squelch criticism of Islam. The murders occurred at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical weekly …

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Global Quickies: Hunting Spiders, Anti-racism Campaigns, and Crop Circles by Drunk Chupacabras

MEXICO “Thousands of people have flocked to a Mexican city where crop circles spanning seven-hectares appeared on Christmas Eve.” Because of their terrible-made design, they have been called “crap circles”, …

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Global Quickies: Lost Fairytales, Heroe Doctor, and Egypt Doesn’t Like the Exodus Movie

EUROPE / DR CONGO “A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won Europe’s top human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims in the country.” AUSTRALIA …

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