User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-National
Category: Youth and Children
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Police say 2-year-old who died was severely beaten and suffered internal bleeding 20.4.2018 Washington Post
Police say 2-year-old who died was severely beaten and suffered internal bleeding
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An 8-year-old girl’s gang rape and murder trigger new outrage over India’s rape culture 19.4.2018 Washington Post: World
The young girl was a Muslim. Her alleged assailants are Hindu.
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Nanny murder trial: Guilty verdict for caregiver who killed two children with kitchen knife 19.4.2018 Washington Post
Nanny murder trial: Guilty verdict for caregiver who killed two children with kitchen knife
New York nanny is found guilty of killing two children in her care 19.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A nanny who stabbed two children to death at their home while their mother was taking a sibling to a swimming lesson and their father was out of town was convicted of murder on Wednesday despite her claims she was too mentally ill to be held responsible.

Jurors found that Yoselyn Ortega killed...

Nanny who killed kids, pleaded insanity convicted of murder 19.4.2018 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- A nanny who stabbed two children to death at their home while their mother was taking a sibling to a swimming lesson and their father was out of town was convicted of murder on Wednesday despite her claims she was too mentally ill to be held responsible....
In China and India, there are 70 million more men than women. Here are the consequences. 19.4.2018 Washington Post
In China and India, there are 70 million more men than women. Here are the consequences.
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To Be a Survivor in a Nation of Embedded Racism: Black Lives Matter 18.4.2018 Truthout.com
Vividly and trenchantly, Patrisse Khan-Cullors -- with the assistance of asha bendele -- draws on her personal experience to convey how Black communities are under systemic attack. In this excerpt of When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, she writes of a precarious life caught between the police, poverty and prejudice. Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Khan-Cullors speaks to people gathered at Pershing Square to protest a homeless man who was shot by the LAPD, March 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) A compelling memoir from a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. Get When They Call You a Terrorist now from Truthout. Click here now. Vividly and trenchantly, Patrisse Khan-Cullors -- with the assistance of asha bendele -- draws on her personal experience to convey how Black communities are under systemic attack. In compelling prose, she makes a cogent case for why Black lives are under siege by a deeply embedded ...
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Sandy Hook parents sue conspiracy theorist Alex Jones over claim shooting was 'fake' 18.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The defamation cases chronicle instances in which the right-wing host alleged the 2012 school massacre was a "giant hoax" staged by the federal government to undermine Second Amendment rights.
Barbara Bush dies at 92; popular first lady was also the mother of a president 18.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Barbara Pierce Bush, who helped propel her husband and their son to the presidency and became by virtue of her wit, self-deprecation and work on literacy one of the most popular first ladies in U.S. history, died Tuesday, according to a family spokesman.

Bush, who suffered from heart and...

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Poor sleep may cause obesity in children, says a study 17.4.2018 Health – The Indian Express
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Teenager who was raped accuses parents of accepting bribe to shut her up 17.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Case brings new scrutiny to sexual assaults in India.
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Amnesty: Women, children linked to IS suffer abuses in Iraq 17.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Iraqi women and children with suspected links to the Islamic State group are being denied humanitarian aid and prevented from returning to their homes, and the women are subjected to sexual violence in displacement camps, Amnesty International said Tuesday.
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House passes bill banning abortions based on Down Syndrome 17.4.2018 Philly.com News
It's the second time in five months that the House has passed a bill restricting abortion without holding a public hearing.
8-year-old boy at school slashes other students with knife 17.4.2018 AP Top News
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) -- An 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and randomly attacked three other children Monday, authorities said....
U.S. bombs won't save the kids of the Middle East. Here's what we can do | Will Bunch 16.4.2018 Philly.com News
Two numbers sum up the staggering irrationality of American policy in Syria and the Middle East. That would be 105 - the number of bombs we dropped on Syria in a pointless and arguably illegal exercise on Friday, and 11 - the paltry number of Syrian refugees the United States had accepted so far in 2018.
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Black teenager shot at after asking for directions 15.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A 53-year-old white man was charged with assault with intent to murder after prosecutors said he fired at a 14-year-old boy who knocked on his door to ask for directions to school. The boy was unhurt.
D.C. is misspending millions of dollars intended to help the city’s poorest students 15.4.2018 Washington Post
D.C. is misspending millions of dollars intended to help the city’s poorest students
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In India, Modi government fumbles its response to gang-rape cases 14.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In India, Modi government fumbles its response to gang-rape cases
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Protecting defenseless children is not an immigration ‘loophole’ 14.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
That’s why I urge my fellow members of Congress to resist the administration’s efforts to roll back detention standards for young immigrants.
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How a North Philly 8-year-old girl, traumatized by fire, found help 13.4.2018 Philly.com News
The kids who come here for therapy have stress related to having incarcerated parents and exposure to violence or abuse. Several have lived through fires.
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