micdotcom:

9 human rights tragedies the world needs to stop ignoring

It’s a tragically long list: missing women, ethnic cleansing and spreading diseases. Pick any country — including the United States — and there’s most likely a tragedy you’ll uncover that seriously violates international laws and standards. While unleashing international outrage can sometimes hurt more than it helps, there are some situations where it can make a real impact. 

Here are 9 that deserve more attention | Follow micdotcom 

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inquisitivefeminist:

sluttiest-virgin:

the-elderscrolls:

Polish doctor that refused to perform abortion named a “hero”
Dr Bogdan Chazan was visited by an expecting mother (32 weeks into pregnancy), who already had 5 miscarriages before and was worried about her health. It turned out that the fetus had hydrocephalus, undeveloped brain and was missing many bones from its skull. The Doctor refused to perform an abortion and didn’t send the woman to another hospital which could do so (according to polish law, if a doctor doesn’t want to perform an abortion, he has to choose another hospital which will agree to do so). Chazan was named a “local hero” and “true warrior of Jesus in the name of life of the unborn” by many polish politicians and catholic activists. He used conscience clause as an excuse for his actions.
The woman gave birth to the child through a C-section. She and her husband spent 10 painful days watching their child die a horrible death. When she finally decided to speak out, she said:
“During these 10 days, no priest, no pro life activist or even dr Chazan came to see the child, to ask if they can help. It was really hard to look at our child. We knew what was coming, but it was still very hard to cope with”
Congratulations, pro-lifers - another “life” saved, another “happy” child and “happy” family. 

FUCK

Fuck this guy fuck the self-satisfied look on his face fuck anyone who thought this was a good idea just fuck fuck FUCK

inquisitivefeminist:

sluttiest-virgin:

the-elderscrolls:

Polish doctor that refused to perform abortion named a “hero”

Dr Bogdan Chazan was visited by an expecting mother (32 weeks into pregnancy), who already had 5 miscarriages before and was worried about her health. It turned out that the fetus had hydrocephalus, undeveloped brain and was missing many bones from its skull. The Doctor refused to perform an abortion and didn’t send the woman to another hospital which could do so (according to polish law, if a doctor doesn’t want to perform an abortion, he has to choose another hospital which will agree to do so). Chazan was named a “local hero” and “true warrior of Jesus in the name of life of the unborn” by many polish politicians and catholic activists. He used conscience clause as an excuse for his actions.

The woman gave birth to the child through a C-section. She and her husband spent 10 painful days watching their child die a horrible death. When she finally decided to speak out, she said:

During these 10 days, no priest, no pro life activist or even dr Chazan came to see the child, to ask if they can help. It was really hard to look at our child. We knew what was coming, but it was still very hard to cope with

Congratulations, pro-lifers - another “life” saved, another “happy” child and “happy” family. 

FUCK

Fuck this guy fuck the self-satisfied look on his face fuck anyone who thought this was a good idea just fuck fuck FUCK

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manhatingbabyeater:

loitering is basically the illegal act of existing while not spending money

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thepeoplesrecord:

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

Remember that time the U.S. shot down an Iranian civilian airliner over Iranian airspace, killing all 290 on board, including 66 children, and then refused to apologize for doing it?
"I will never apologize for the United States. I don’t care what the facts are. I’m not an apologize-for-America kind of guy." — Vice President (and then-presidential candidate) George H.W. Bush, commenting on the downed airliner, 8/2/1988

That quote makes me sick.

thepeoplesrecord:

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

Remember that time the U.S. shot down an Iranian civilian airliner over Iranian airspace, killing all 290 on board, including 66 children, and then refused to apologize for doing it?

"I will never apologize for the United States. I don’t care what the facts are. I’m not an apologize-for-America kind of guy." — Vice President (and then-presidential candidate) George H.W. Bush, commenting on the downed airliner, 8/2/1988

That quote makes me sick.

I haven't done one of these in forever

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thevoluntaryistpunk:

I’m so punk rock I listen to whatever the fuck sounds good to me.

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thetowndrugdealer:

thetowndrugdealer:

We are all brothers and sisters because we all have the same father

Papa John

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Anonymous said: Do you support Hamas?

socialismartnature:

I don’t politically ascribe to nor personally support the worldview espoused by Hamas, but I most certainly “support” their right to exist as the democratically-elected political representative of the people of Gaza; I also “support” the right of Hamas and any other political organization in Gaza to fight back against Israeli occupation and apartheid by any means necessary.

mapsontheweb:

Island of Sodor (Thomas the Tank Engine), by Peter Edwards.

Originally from here, as well as other maps of the fictional island.


This is great

mapsontheweb:

Island of Sodor (Thomas the Tank Engine), by Peter Edwards.

Originally from here, as well as other maps of the fictional island.

This is great

soulsinsolidarity:

CONFIRMED: 576 killed and more than 3350 injured from the ongoing genocide in Gaza…..
Above all else, we stand with humanity. We stand against oppression. We stand against murder. We stand against injustice. Humanity stands with Gaza.

soulsinsolidarity:

CONFIRMED: 576 killed and more than 3350 injured from the ongoing genocide in Gaza…..

Above all else, we stand with humanity. We stand against oppression. We stand against murder. We stand against injustice. Humanity stands with Gaza.

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As Israel Cuts Off Electricity Amid Airstrikes, Fleeing Gazans Find Few Places to Be Safe

socialismartnature:

Cutting off the water and electricity to an entire population as an act of warfare is a certified war crime, crime against humanity, and is tantamount to genocide. This is Israel — the “region’s only peace-loving democracy” …

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As the Israeli military pressed into the Gaza Strip, taking over areas near the boundary with Israel, the hardships facing civilians deepened. Israel cut off the electricity it supplies to the strip, which is almost all the electricity that comes to Gaza, local and international officials said. For days a blasted sewage pipe has leaked into drinking water, but workers have been unable to fix it because of the danger from airstrikes.

The number of Gazans displaced by the war to official shelters more than doubled in 24 hours, to 47,000 from 22,000, according to the United Nations, but the true figure is probably much higher, since most people, like Ms. Abu Hamad, take refuge with friends and family.

Around noon, an airstrike killed three children in their bedroom. Three more strikes in the afternoon killed an additional four children. And after 9 p.m., an artillery shell killed eight people in their home, including four children. The death toll in Gaza since July 8 reached 288, including 62 children, the Health Ministry said.

Gaza’s infrastructure has been deteriorating for years, with budget crises and Israeli import restrictions that mean spare parts are lacking for even routine repairs. Now, said Monzer Shublaq, the head of the water authority, repairs are falling even further behind, with workers refusing to visit sites without guarantees of their safety, a request they say has received no Israeli response.

He listed the worst problems: Raw sewage is pouring into the sea from a treatment plant damaged when a security office nearby was hit. Another sewer line damaged in a strike is contaminating drinking water. And a pipeline supplying 150,000 people has been out of service for days after also being hit.

posthawk:

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

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