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How Asmaa Mahfouz Ignited Egypt & Became History In The Making

asmaa mahfouzUpdate December 17, 2011: the situation heats up yet again in Egypt. Here's how it all started..

Susan notes February 6, 2011: 26-year-old Egyptian activist and prolific vlogger Asmaa Mafhouz was one of the main instigators of the Egyptian part of the Arab Spring. This is her account of what led up to the events of January 25, 2010, and beyond. Watch the vlog that set the nation on fire here.

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25 Hillary Clinton Quotes on LGBT Rights

Hillary clintonUS Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the United Nations in December 2011 to mark the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

These are 25 of the most noteworthy statements she made in her remarks. Watch a video of the address and/or read the full text.

“It is violation of human rights when people are beaten or killed because of their sexual orientation.”

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Trio of Nobel Laureates Tell It Like It Is: Women & Peace Now!

nobel prize_winners_2When CNN interviewer Jonathan Mann asked the 2011 trio of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates:

"Is there any sense that you are here because of tokenism? Sexism...? That you're all just lumped together because you are women?", Liberian Laureate and peace activist Leymah Gbowee, visibly incensed, interrupted him before he could finish formulating his question... 

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