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I Have a Passion For Human Rights

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    The Red Pony

    I too have a passion for Human Rights and I'm afraid for Zimmerman losing his to a black coalition of "argumentative, verbally and physically abusive lynch Mobs and Felons." and besides, huge numbers is when might makes right, they say" right, so let's just outnumber them in a...
    Mar 27, 2012

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    Human Rights Violations Take Many Forms

    I have always spoken out for human rights. I have always felt strongly about them, but it becomes so much more profound when you are the victim. Many will not think I am the victim of a human rights violation and that is to a degree the point. So many take the stand that it is...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    I Lived Through Apartheid

    I can't say much more about my living through apartheid in America than what i've already said in the group, "I Love The Little Rascals." The genesis of my strongest feelings for human rights was at the time of my seeing other Americans in this country denied rights that people...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    Police Not Held Accountable To Prevent Domestic Violence; Children Murdered

    In 1999 the US Government failed to enforce a restraining order against an estranged and abusive husband. Subsequently, the couple's daughters were found dead with gunshot wounds in the back of the husband's truck. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has ruled that the...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 12, 2011

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    Human Rights

    Have you noticed how many countries there are without rights?  As a libertarian, I believe everyone should be free and equal.  I do like to bring awareness to these things, and one day I hope to make a difference.
    Mosstarkitteh Mosstarkitteh 13-15 1 Response Mar 16, 2011

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    Human Rights

                                ive always had a passion for human rights. i believe very strongly in  everyone being treated equally. i hate to...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    Yes, This Happens In America Too, Believe Me!!!

    This was a beautiful sunny day. Ken, a human rights official was off going to buy some ethnic grocery with his wife to the newly opened Indian store in town. He received a disturbing call.  City officials wanted to throw out a disabled 74 year African American lady from her home...
    caleb1962 caleb1962 46-50, M 7 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    The Red Pony

    I too have a passion for Human Rights and I'm afraid for Zimmerman losing his to a black coalition of "argumentative, verbally and physically abusive lynch Mobs and Felons." and besides, huge numbers is when might makes right, they say" right, so let's just outnumber them in a...
    Mar 27, 2012

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    Child Labor And Poverty

    At  times, it makes sense to just walk out of your comfort zone and see what is happening in other parts of the world. That is what I did of late and found myself in a third world country. I saw children  as young as 5 years old working 8-12 hours a day, only to come back to...
    Tenselhop Tenselhop 46-50 Mar 15, 2011

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    Tell The Un To Recognize Women As Humans, Not Commodities

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    I Hate How People Treat You Like You're Non-human!

    I have STRONG feelings for human rights, & I fight very hard for MY human rights! People try to treat you as if dog doo-doo is worth more than you, & that you don't have the right to live. Well, people treat me like that.
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    1 Girl 10 Boys

    I'm an only girl on a hockey team, and being part of that involves a lot of sexism. It isn't right, it isn't normal. If you say that you say those things cause i should be in the kitchen! Well of course i might hit you, don't complain about it. You saying that hurts me...
    hockey54227 hockey54227 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    Rights In General

    If you believe that we are all born with inherent rights...how can you not believe that those rights should not only be protected, but preserved and shared by everyone? 
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Urgent Message For All

    http://www.walkfree.org/en/actions/tvpa_petition?t=dXNlcmlkPTQxNzgyMSxlbWFpbGlkPTIwMTg0 Please read the above link and see what you can do. It is a serious issue. We need to act. We also need to get the word out. Thanks
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F Feb 10, 2013

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    I Have An Incredibly Burning Passion For Human Rights!

    Okay yeah, I know I'm 13. But I have a burning passion for human rights. I get extremely riled up when talking about things like this! I get a fire in my eyes an everything, because I'm so passionate about the fact the everybody should have rights. And we should discriminate...
    BellaRayZamora BellaRayZamora 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2013

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    Calling All Fellow Activists, NOW!!

    It is vital the information I'm going to share with you is made viral as quickly as possible. The ethnic Rohingya people of Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia are being massacred. These barbarous acts are being carried out by Neo-Nazi racist groups like the RNDP (Rakhine...
    nilmortalibusarduiest nilmortalibusarduiest 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    This Is Messed Up

    James Verone, robbed a bank for one dollar. Why only one dollar? Because he knew that in prison he could get the medical care he could not afford with his part time salary as a convenience store clerk. He was approved for food stamps, but they did little to help his finances...
    closinginontheedge closinginontheedge 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    You Have No Idea

    I have a serious passion for human rights.I have been a servant to the public for years.I have championed the causes of those who needed it.My mouth which is almost bigger than my heart has been heard by governments, civic and national business leaders.I research my causes very...
    Sweetertnu Sweetertnu 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    Yes

    We are human beings. We want to be treat equally. Power to Human Rights.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2011

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    The Red Pony

    I too have a passion for Human Rights and I'm afraid for Zimmerman losing his to a black coalition of "argumentative, verbally and physically abusive lynch Mobs and Felons." and besides, huge numbers is when might makes right, they say" right, so let's just outnumber them in a...
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    Human Rights

    God has created religion in order to make a better living among people so to have Human rights even for the weakest , yet this has been abused several times , till the strong uses human rights for his benefit and ignore it when it is applied for the weak , Human rights is sacred...
    lilianne lilianne 46-50, M Aug 19, 2008

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    I Am Concerned For America

    I believe we have lost our rights in this country. From the start of the Bush Administration, until today, we have given up all our freedoms--the right to protest against the govt. the right to impeach officials who are stomping on us--there was a time, when as a nation we...
    elsiepea elsiepea 46-50, F 4 Responses May 24, 2009

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    Everyone Has This Basic Right In The World

    I love people ... ALL people. I would lay down my own rights to help restore the rights of others. It kills me to see police states and power hungry governments taking away the rights of their citizens. It is one thing to control the masses to better society - it...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    My Blog Summarizes My Story!

    My Blog summarizes my story. Join me! http://mirisni.blogs.experienceproject.com/759738.html
    mirisni mirisni 46-50 Mar 30, 2011

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    Tell President Obama To Put Bush Administration On Trial Before The Icc For Torture

    On the morning of August 30th, 2011 former vice president **** Cheny was interviewed on national television. He went on NBC's the Today show to discuss his newly published book "My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir". In this interview with host Matt Lauer, Cheny openly...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 8, 2011

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    A Better World.

    I really want this world to be free from racism, hatred, poverty and exploitation. There are so many problems in world. There are children who don't even get proper meal. Just imagine the pain of a mother who has to see her children hungry. It so heartbreaking to even think about...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    Human Trafficing/sweat Shops Please Read and Pass On

    for the past few months, i have had an obsession about becoming educated on, and raising awareness of sweatshops and human trafficking. it was shocking to me to know that more than half of the people that are in my life had no idea what either one or both of these things were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    Nypd: Heroes To Zeroes. Raymond Kelly Must Be Replaced

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 30, 2011

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    Passion Which Leads to Fear

    I initially went into human rights law due to the way I was able to get worked up about true stories of injustice that I came across- the extent to which I felt helpless and desired to make a winning argument through gaining the relevant knowledge and take action to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 11, 2008

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    Our Little Maid Semira

    Hi. I am new here and I just want to write about what happened to our maid, Semira. It was nearly Christmas time and Semira wanted to go visit her mother in the country side. Semira is about 24 years old. She was kind of slow. I don't mean to be offensive. What I am trying to say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    Human Rights

    I know im a very rebelious person but to oppress others because of their faith,belief,rights as human beings then i dont care who you are im going to stop it and will try to find ways to support this people because slavery is already not acceptable this days just like the...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M Apr 24, 2012

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    Some Things Make Me Incredibly Sad And Angry

    Last night, I was thinking about Ashtiani, the mother of two who in 2006 was arrested and convicted of adultery in Iran. A confession was extracted from her after she was subjected to 99 lashes of a whip; a confession she later said was coerced from her. Her sentence - to be...
    ForestSong ForestSong 18-21, F Jul 7, 2010

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    It Is A Moral Imperative That Every Human Being Has Inalienable Rights.........

    ..........and that these rights are protected by everyone else. In the defense of that person who is having their Rights infringed lies the freedom and dignity of everyone else. I sincerely wish people would get this in their heads! :)
    koyptakh koyptakh 51-55, M 27 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Avail the Options, Not Erase Them!

    I blame this on TV and newspaper. I haven't spent too much time watching TV and I've been right as rain. I grab newspaper for Garfield, crosswords and Sudoku - and I've been blissfully cruising life. Now I have to rant again because our Presidential Election has put me...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Tell President Obama To Stop Killing Children

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 18, 2011

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    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Rape, Murder, Torture And Many Other Human Rights Violations

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 14, 2011

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    The Red Pony

    I too have a passion for Human Rights and I'm afraid for Zimmerman losing his to a black coalition of "argumentative, verbally and physically abusive lynch Mobs and Felons." and besides, huge numbers is when might makes right, they say" right, so let's just outnumber them in a...
    Mar 27, 2012

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    I don't have feelings for him, but he'll always have a place in my heart. It kinda kills me because he's been dating someone for the past 7 months and I check on their Facebook...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I wish I could rip my son away from his dad right now. But I can't, by law. I have faith he'll do what is right for our son, I hope...
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    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 21

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