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Syrian rebels, including fighters from an al Qaida -linked group, have seized control of a border crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights after heavy clashes with President Bashar Assad's forces, activists and rebels said.
Human rights and anti-torture campaigner Helen Bamber , the woman who rode straight into what her biographer Neil Belton called “the bad weather of our century,” died on Thursday at age 89. My shock was great.
On Christmas, while his 3-year-old daughter opened her presents, pet-shop owner Michael Gill was in his bathroom cradling an English bulldog mix puppy suffering from a lethal canine virus.
A prominent Ugandan LGBT advocacy organization has asked local authorities to investigate claims from a pair of American organizations that recently launched fundraising efforts around claims that LGBT Ugandans have been stoned to death, reports BuzzFeed .
Friends of the Earth - an advocacy group critical of the nuclear power industry - filed a petition Tuesday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission asking for a hearing and charging the Diablo Canyon plant is violating its operating license.
After an emergency C-section at the New York State Fair's Dairy Cow Birthing Center Monday, animal rights organization PETA now demands that the exhibit be replaced with a more realistic representation of the birthing process on farms.
Yesterday, Scott Beggs discussed how the subject of war permeated throughout Richard Attenborough 's career both in front of and behind the camera, noting how anti-war themes ran through the former Royal Air Force flier's directing debut in Oh! What a Lovely War to his Best Director win for Gandhi and beyond.
The Vietnamese authorities must stop attacks on peaceful activists, Amnesty International said today after three human rights defenders were sentenced to jail and police beat and arrested their supporters.
New packaging technology created to improve the shelf life of food is potentially toxic and should be regulated, an environmental group has warned.
Dana Bolger, who says she was raped in 2011 while a student at Amherst College, co-founded a group that seeks to educate students about their rights under Title IX.
This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," August 25, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
More than 70 colleges are under investigation for how they've handled sexual assaults.
MINISTER for Social Services Kevin Andrews plans to attend a conference linked to the harassment, prosecution and murder of gay people worldwide.
As the last week of the Jersey Shore tourist summer winds down, people are looking for souvenirs to take home from their trip to the beach.
A United Nations treaty against racism, the International Convention of all forms of Racial Discrimination, requires the United States to submit to periodic review of its compliance with the treaty.
Kuwait is forging ahead with a law that will regulate the country's telecommunications and information technology, including social media, despite claims by human rights activists that the bill will restrict freedom of expression.
A Cairo-based rights group says a prominent activist imprisoned in Egypt has joined others in an ongoing hunger strike to protest the government's crackdown on dissent.
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