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Washington

Former Metro Transit Police officer violated civilian’s civil rights by beating him with a metal bat

A former Metro Transit Police officer was found guilty Wednesday of a civil rights violation for beating an unarmed civilian…

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Education

Keys to ensuring democracy and human rights

Reza Fakhari, vice president for internationalisation at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, has a deep-seated drive to defend…

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UK

Union says calling strike illegal would undermine bargaining rights, labour laws | CBC News

A hearing to determine the legality of a walkout by 55,000 Ontario education workers continues Sunday morning, after the provincial…

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Canada

Human rights defenders warn activists are being arrested ahead of Egypt’s climate summit | CBC News

Human rights groups in Egypt had hoped the authoritarian government would relax its grip on civil society ahead of COP27,…

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Canada

After a decade, N.S. disability rights advocate finally allowed to move out of nursing home | CBC News

Vicky Levack couldn’t believe it when she found out she was finally moving out of her nursing home. “There’s things…

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Tech

Embracer snaps up the rights to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ | Engadget

Embracer, the mega game publisher that’s been snapping up new properties left and right, has made a deal to acquire…

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USA

Alec Baldwin has been outspoken against gun rights activists

Alec Baldwin has a history of being outspoken against gun rights activists. Baldwin, 63, accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna…

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