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Why Feminists Should Care About The 50 Year Anniversary Of Palestinian Occupation

Yesterday, Israel celebrated the dubious milestone of a fifty-year-long occupation of Palestine, cementing its position as one of the longest military occupations of a foreign territory in modern history.

Yesterday, Israel celebrated the dubious milestone of a fifty-year-long occupation of Palestine, cementing its position as one of the longest military occupations of a foreign territory in modern history.

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Sessions Shows Us (Again) That He’s Not Fit to be Attorney General

Surprising no one, last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back critical civil rights protections by stating that the federal government would “pull away” from monitoring police departments engaging in systematic abuses of power.

Surprising no one, last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back critical civil rights protections by stating that the federal government would “pull away” from monitoring police departments engaging in systematic abuses of power.

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Police Detain 27 Students, 2 Teachers from Indian University as Protests Continue

This article is part of Feministing’s continued reporting on the current Indian student movements for the rights of minority students and the right to dissent. You can find a complete report from the initial days of the movement, including context, here, and subsequent reporting on the movement here. Coverage of the JNU students’ release is here.

This article is part of Feministing’s continued reporting on the current Indian student movements for the rights of minority students and the right to dissent. You can find a complete report from the initial days of the ...

Daniel Holtzclaw, an Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting women he encountered while on patrol in neighborhoods near the state Capitol, is pictured in a courtroom during a hearing on whether to cut his bond from $5 million to $139,000, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Where is Daniel Holtzclaw?

Last December, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of raping and sexually abusing black women while on duty. This month, seven victims filed a civil lawsuit seeking monetary damages from Holtzclaw and city officials.

Last December, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of raping and sexually abusing black women while on duty. This month, seven victims filed a civil lawsuit seeking monetary damages from Holtzclaw and city officials.

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Chicago says #ByeAnita to State’s Attorney Who Cleared 68 Killer Cops

In 2008, Anita Alvarez became the first woman and first Latina candidate to fill the seat of Cook County’s State’s Attorney. Since then, Alvarez’s office has been accused of multiple cover-ups. She cleared killer cops at least 68 times and took a year to file murder charges against Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times.

In 2008, Anita Alvarez became the first woman and first Latina candidate to fill the seat of Cook County’s State’s Attorney. Since then, Alvarez’s office has been accused of multiple cover-ups. She cleared killer cops at least 68 ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

In 2014 116 environmental activists were killed. Check out this map that shows where the murders happened.

Puerto Rican women are fighting back after a domestic violence mural that portrays women in the nude is vandalized in an attempt to cover them up.

Female genital cutting (also called female genital mutilation) is banned in Nigeria via the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015. Advocates insist that there is more work to do. The act also prevents men from leaving their families without providing financial support.

A federal judge found that San Fransisco police did not use excessive force when they shot and killed Alejandro “Alex” Nieto.

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In 2014 116 environmental activists were killed. Check out this map that shows where the murders happened.

Puerto Rican women are fighting back after a domestic violence mural that portrays women in the nude is ...

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