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After the reports of his disappearance, wanted posters printed by activists began appearing around Tehran. Mortazavi's wife and lawyer denied he was missing, but said he was looking to appeal the ruling. His lawyer could not be immediately reached Sunday. Canada has blamed Mortazavi for the death in ...
Prominent Kansas Republicans and gun-rights lobbyists rallied Friday to offer a rebuttal to demands for firearms restrictions in wake of U.S. school shootings and to express support for bills in the Legislature lowering the concealed-carry age limit and making it easier to arm classroom teachers. Secretary of State Kris ...

The students hope to succeed where other activists have failed in enacting stricter legislation on gun ownership, either at the state or federal level. ... in Miami, Edgar Mendez in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, Karen Dillion in Mission, Kansas and Dan Whitcomb in Los Angeles; Editing by Richard Chang).
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new monument is coming to Kansas City's east side to honor local civil rights activists. County leaders broke ground on the "Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage" on Wednesday inside the Leon M. Jordan Memorial Park at 31st Street and Benton Boulevard. The monument ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There are an estimated 900 thoroughfares in the United States named after Martin Luther King Jr., but Kansas City doesn't have one. Activists want to rename the Paseo, one of the city's major boulevards, after the civil rights leader, but the city's Parks and Recreation Board recently ...

Linda Brown, who fought against racial segregation in schools in Kansas and was at the center of a landmark Supreme Court case, has died. Brown's death was confirmed by her sister Cheryl Brown Henderson to The Topeka Capital-Journal, a Kansas-based publication. The Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel ...
The shooting was mentioned at the Oscars Sunday night, and artists and activists paid tribute to the people killed. Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel, in his remarks about acceptance speeches, said the winners should speak with passion and that they "have an opportunity and a platform to remind millions of ...

Justice Matters is one of the four groups behind the campaign, which the activists are calling "Jail No." The other partners — the Lawrence chapter of the NAACP, the social justice advocacy group Kansas Appleseed and the taxpayer watchdog group Lawrence Sunset Alliance — also turned out Saturday to ...
A former dam development company executive has been arrested in the 2016 killing of renowned indigenous and environmental activist Berta Caceres, ... Activists, friends and relatives of Caceres protested in the nation's capital, Tegucigalpa, on Friday to mark the two-year anniversary of her killing and ...
For the past four decades, anytime there was an event in Wichita, chances are there was Colleen “Coke” Didier. At RiverFest. At Zoobilee, Chamber Music at The Barn, the Heart of America Men's Chorus. Any gay pride events — she was always there, advocating for equal rights. “She had a listening ear for ...
The debate over the police shooting of an innocent man intensified at Wichita City Hall on Tuesday, with the mayor admonishing activists for interrupting a pastor supporting police and some police critics getting thrown out for arguing with the council. It was the most tense day yet at a City Council meeting ...
About 200 low-wage workers and union members sporting pickets and signs rallied on Monday around lunch hour at a Kansas City McDonald's to urge an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Monday's rally at the McDonald's at 1200 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. came on the 50th anniversary of the ...
A Minneapolis freedom-of-information activist has claimed victory in his long-running legal battle to see emails from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office pertaining to biometric technologies. The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday largely backed Tony Webster, who said the county violated ...
A widely shared video showing a white Boston police officer stopping and questioning a black man who was on his way to a barbershop has roiled civil rights activists, who say the confrontation is indicative of the way law enforcement routinely view black men with suspicion. The video posted on Facebook ...
Maru Mora-Villalpando, a 47-year-old Mexico City native and activist supporting immigrants who are detained at the privately run Northwest Detention Center ... Earlier this month, United Nations human rights experts called on the U.S. to protect Mora-Villalpando and other activists from deportation, saying ...


 

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