Tag Archives: Social Issues

17Feb/15

Newspaper tells stories of Palestinians wounded in Israeli-Gaza conflict

A Palestinian charity launches a new newspaper to report on Gazans who were wounded or disabled during the Israeli offensives on the strip.

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16Feb/15

Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

EGHAM, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UK / BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS) – It’s hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own – isn’t it?

In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to “trick” people into thinking they have a foreign body part.

And once that’s achieved, psychologists have found that racist attitudes can be diminished.
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14Feb/15

At least 300 migrants feared dead trying to reach Europe from Africa

(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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11Feb/15

Three Mississippi men sentenced for hate crimes

(Next Media Online)- Three men were sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for the 2011 hate-crime murder of 47-year-old James Craig Anderson. One of the defendants, Deryl Dedmon, 22, was given the longest sentence of 50 years in prison for running over Anderson with his pickup truck and fatally wounding him.
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10Feb/15

Strauss-Kahn denies knowing sex party women were prostitutes

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn denies knowing that the women at sex parties he attended were prostitutes.
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