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2013: Horrors Ignored by the Mainstream Media

“Here’s a breakdown of just SOME of the issues going on in this vid:

women fighting for the right to drive in Saudi Arabia, farmers fighting for fair wages in Colombia, homophobia and systemic LGBT discrimination in Russia, forced evictions of indigenous peoples in Brazil, police brutality in the U.S., Syrian shelling, as well as the continued protesting for civil rights in Iran and Egypt.

…How many of these have you heard about?”

-via Carly Gillis, Upworthy.com

Links to the original YouTube videos used in this montage are compiled in this google doc:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BgjoIF7Pzh4P7FpaelmvRmU2x4zEF-mQIvS2z0TqMa4