On July 9, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence filed suit against Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt over a state law--the Second Amendment Protection Act--that "makes it a felony to attempt...Show More Summary
STAND UP AGAINST THE ABUSE: Stop Violence Against Men Day. Violence against men. There’s a lot of it. Who knew?
Violence against women has always been rampant in India; however, a startling rise in “revenge rape” has been seen in many Indian villages. The latest victim, Indian police say is a young girl, 14-years-old. The girl was raped at the order of her village’s chief as punishment for her father assaulting another man. According to
George Will continues with his assertion that it is mathematically impossible for 1 in 5 women to have been sexually assaulted while in college. He calls the statistics “insupportable” and when he replied to Senators Blumenthal, Feinstein, Baldwin, and Casey he chided them to temper their “rhetoric” about the “scourge of sexual assault.” But it’s not just […]
Israel is currently bombing Gaza back to the stone age (MSM spin notwithstanding). While Israel claims that Hamas was behind the murder of 3 Israeli boys which started this round of violence (and subsequent rocket attacks), the Times...Show More Summary
Rockets from both Gaza and Lebanon hit Israel Friday morning, followed by more Israeli airstrikes against Hamas militants in Gaza. Health officials here say the strikes have killed over 100 Palestinians (including about two-thirds civilians) since Tuesday. A circuit judge in Florida has ruled the state's congressional map unconstitutional. Show More Summary
A Facebook page featuring multiple posts in Hebrew calling for violence against Palestinians and Arabs has been active for three weeks.
The Texas man accused of killing six family members faced previous domestic violence charges.
According to a United Nations (U.N.) independent investigator, cases of violence against women have skyrocketed in recent years in Honduras while a majority of femicides are in impunity.“In Honduras, violence against women is widespread and systematic and it impacts women and girls in numerous ways,” Rashida Manjoo, the U.N. Show More Summary
An Israeli group is raising tax-exempt money in the U.S. to support Israelis charged with or convicted of violence against Palestinians.
Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: War; violence; death] In Israel and Gaza: "The death toll in Gaza continued to rise on Thursday as Israel's strikes against Hamas intensified, while residents in Tel Aviv awoke to explosions as rockets were shot down over the city by the Iron Dome defence system. Show More Summary
The protesters were fuming mad. They had come out in droves to block the buses carrying children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America from reaching a Border Patrol processing center in the sleepy Southern California town of...Show More Summary
She's a fierce advocate for ending sexual violence all over the world and Angelina Jolie opened up to journalist Mariane Pearl about the fight to end rape as a consequence of war. In the August 2014 issue of Glamour magazine, the "Maleficent"...Show More Summary
In June the "Maleficent" actress, 39, joined other anti-sexual violence activists from all over the world at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict - for which she served as a co-chair.
Police ramp up security after violence breaks out following Brazil's record World Cup defeat against Germany.
Angelina Jolie poses with some brave warriors at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London as part of a feature for Glamour‘s latest issue. Here’s what the 39-year-old actress had to share with the mag: On sexual violence as a weapon of war: “Everywhere I went, rape was the silent killer. [...]
“With the Israeli army saying it is commencing a new military operation against Gaza, and Hamas vowing revenge, the words of a mother of a murdered Israeli teen need to be heard.”…
Keating suspects Israel is regretting its failure to do anything about the epidemic of of violence and vandalism committed by West Bank settlers against their Palestinian neighbors and their property: While the attacks have been widely condemned in Israel, the response by authorities can charitably described as sluggish. According to one report, between 2005 and […]
Avigdor Lieberman dismantles Likud-Beiteinu right-wing bloc in order to agitate for harsher violence against Gaza: http://t.co/LedYTkPCLj — Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) July 7, 2014 Israeli journo told me in 2011 avigdor lieberman will be pk within ten years. Maybe we’ll pine for moderate bibi then — Zaid Jilani (@ZaidJilani) July 7, 2014 Michael Cohen posits that […]
Following the horrific murders of Israeli and Palestinian teens, it is time for people on both sides to rise up in silent joint and simultaneous protest against all forms of political violence. The dry, brittle and inflammable political...Show More Summary