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This week's trending rights tweets: Afghan women oppose Taliban repression, Myanmar troops launch "clearance operations" (code for atrocities), Ethiopia's government blocks humanitarian aid to Tigray as famine rages, Facebooks blocks Palestinian content. hrw.org/news/2021/10/16/top-…
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Facebook has wrongfully removed and suppressed content by Palestinians and their supporters, including about human rights abuses carried out in Israel and Palestine during the May 2021 hostilities. trib.al/Y3fBPq7
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Millions of people access home and community-based services to help them live independently. Yet, about 820,000 people in the US are currently on waiting lists to receive HCBS, reflecting decades of underinvestment in this program. trib.al/N1oZkZm
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Gladys Koskey, 48, has always kept her home in Trans Mara, southwestern Kenya, open to friends and relatives. But in the past decade, her home has also become an important refuge for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence. trib.al/6apn4vV
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Lebanon’s post-civil war history has been marred by a legacy of impunity. The tragic violence that killed at least seven people and injured dozens last week is a consequence of this legacy. trib.al/1ccqkiG
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During the military coup in #Myanmar, many artists took to the streets, using their art and creativity to peacefully call for the end of the junta’s abuses. Discover their work at the Fighting Fear exhibition in Paris 👇trib.al/tLwxL3e #WhatIsHappeningInMyanmar
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“When the police arrive, we have five minutes to get out of the tent before they destroy everything." ~ Kurdish woman from Iraq French officials regularly subject adults and children living in migrant encampments around #Calais to degrading treatment. trib.al/sHFHZwH
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THE LESSON is streaming FREE on our film festival platform starting today in the US. In the “The Lesson” @elenahornfilm returns to her German hometown to follow four teens as they experience Holocaust education in the public school for the 1st time. bit.ly/3pwGPxt
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Say it with me! Canada 👏 should 👏treat 👏all 👏people 👏 with 👏 dignity 👏 and 👏respect 👏 regardless 👏 of 👏 citizenship. 👏 #WelcometoCanada bddy.me/3p8QcHd
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My piece on the recent grotesque attack on leading Russian rights group, Memorial, in ⁦@MoscowTimes⁩ ⁦@hrwthemoscowtimes.com/2021/10/1…
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Lebanon’s tragic cycle of violence has a cause. How to fix it? - Reverse culture of impunity - Support investigation into #BeirutBlast hrw.org/news/2021/10/15/leba…
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“When the police arrive, we have five minutes to get out of the tent before they destroy everything." ~ Kurdish woman from Iraq French officials regularly subject adults and children living in migrant encampments around #Calais to degrading treatment. trib.al/zKcLk1m
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Less than a week after the UN Human Rights Council recognized the right to a healthy environment, a Russian court sentenced Viacheslav Yegorov to 15 months in prison for repeated peaceful protests against the “import” to his city of trash from Moscow. hrw.org/news/2021/10/15/russ…
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A Kuwaiti court has sentenced Maha al-Mutairi, a 40-year-old transgender woman, to prison for “imitating the opposite sex” online. This is a violation of free expression, privacy, and nondiscrimination under Kuwait’s constitution and international law. trib.al/MJxw3rV
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LGBT students in South Korea often face bullying and harassment from not just their peers, but their teachers. When they seek help and support from teachers or counselors, they are often instead “outed” to other teachers or parents. trib.al/XbCUMPC
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During the military coup in #Myanmar, many artists took to the streets, using their art and creativity to peacefully call for the end of the junta’s abuses. Discover their work at the Fighting Fear exhibition in Paris 👇trib.al/aXTXiqU #WhatIsHappeningInMyanmar
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