Human rights

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    Quickies: Race and human rights in the time of COVID-19

    My Friday Quickies have slowly become the weekend quickies because time has no meaning… Feeling helpless during this pandemic? Amnesty International lists ten ways that you can fight for human rights while distancing. (US-centric) via Buzz Parsec, Aaron Thomas explains why not everyone feels safe with a mask. You can read more on this as shared by the Hope &…

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    Quickies: The consequences of deportation, the dangers of white nationalism, and more…

    It’s Friday after a VERY long week… and frankly I don’t know where to begin on this week’s news. Then again, I hope you are tuning into some actual reputable news source (NPR nerd here) when you actually need to know what’s going on, not just my random list of weirdness. Here are a few stories that may have flown…

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  • Activism

    Woman Wanted in Dubai for the Crime of Being a Rape Victim

    Trigger warning: This post discusses rape. A 24 year old Norwegian woman staying in Dubai,┬áMarte Deborah Dalelv,┬áhas been accused and convicted after reporting being raped to the police. The police’s initial response was to throw her in jail and take her money and passport. She was later released and has since appeared before a court in Dubai. She has now…

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