(2023-06-26). Cancer and the LGBTQ+ community: Mayo Clinic expert addresses key topics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Being diagnosed with cancer is a hardship on its own, but it's especially challenging if a person is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Jewel Kling, M.D., director of women's health at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, explains that stigma and discrimination create barriers to healthcare, placing the LGBTQ+ community at heightened risk for certain forms of cancer due to delayed cancer screenings as well as challenges with survivorship care. Increased cancer risks…
(2023-06-26). Interior Sec. Haaland Supports Digging into Paiute Massacre Site for Lithium. indybay.org Paiute Shoshone elders and youths were raided by police, and their Eagles Feathers were confiscated. Now, the foreign company Lithium Americas has filed a major lawsuit against the protectors of the Paiute Massacre Site. Interior Sec. Deb Haaland has further broken the people's hearts by voicing support for this violation of both sacred and human laws, imperiling future generations.
(2023-06-26). Iranian Victims Of Saddam Hussein's Chemical Attacks Sue Dutch Companies. popularresistance.org Five victims of chemical attacks launched by the late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war are suing two Dutch companies for providing chemical materials that allowed Baghdad to manufacture mustard gas. | The two companies — Otjiaha and Forafina Beleggingen — provided Iraq with chemicals between 1982 and 1984 during the Iraqi invasion of Iran. | According to the lawsuit filed at The Hague, the Dutch companies were aware at the time that their products were being used to produce chemical weapons used against civilians. However, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant says the corporations disp…
(2023-06-26). U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Peltier, Oak Flat and Line 5 in Final Report. indybay.org The priorities in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues final report include the release of imprisoned Leonard Peltier, the protection of Apaches sacred Oak Flat, and decommissioning Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline. Censored News looks at what is included in the final report, and what is not.
(2023-06-26). Courts remain committed to handing down heavy punishment for drug-related crimes. ecns.cn Chinese courts handed down sentences to more than 17,000 people for drug-related crimes in the first five months of this year, of whom 4,257 were given prison terms of five years or more, according to the latest figures released by China's top court.
(2023-06-25). Pope Francis condemns massacre in Honduran women's prison. plenglish.com Rome, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis said today that he was "very sad about the events that took place a few days ago at the Tamara Women's Prison in Honduras," where 46 inmates were killed on Tuesday.
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