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Source: CBS News

In first public comments in 3 months, Christine Blasey Ford presents award to abuse survivor

Today 16:22 GMT

Speaking publicly for the first time since she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in September, Christine Blasey Ford presented Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year award to Larry Nassar abuse survivor Rachael Denhollander.

She said, "Words are not adequate to thank all of you who supported me since I came forward to tell the Senate that I had been sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh."

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Source: The Guradian

What happened next Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg: ‘I can’t sit back and grieve while so many people are dying’

Today 20:57 GMT

Listening to David Hogg, the 18-year-old former high school student who became an internationally known gun-control campaigner after a gunman shot dead 17 students and staff and injured 17 others at his school in Parkland, Florida, reminds me of McCain’s account of his protest.

Hogg was one of the speakers on March for Our Lives, a demonstration in Washington called by another Parkland student – the third-biggest demonstration in US history – that took place less than six months after the shooting.

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Source: DW

Kosovo: Survivors of wartime sexual violence speak out

Monday 15:24 GMT

After many years of silence, hundreds of survivors of sexual violence during the Kosovo war have decided to come forward.

On the basis of this information, sociologist and policy analyst Anna Di Lellio, a professor at New York University who had worked in Kosovo for years, conducted research on sexual violence during the Kosovo conflict. Together with Garentina Kraja, an independent researcher from Kosovo, and Mirlinda Sada, the executive director of Medica Gjakova, she brought new evidence to light.

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Source: Global News

Humboldt crash survivor has PTSD triggered by truck rear-ending his bus

Monday 03:19 GMT

A terrifying ordeal for Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki this past week as the bus carrying him home from physiotherapy was rear-ended by a truck.

Court appearance for semi driver charged in Humboldt Broncos bus crash adjourned. Michelle Straschnitzki, who has been lobbying for seat belts on team buses, said she hopes this latest accident will serve as a warning to motorists who aren’t paying attention.

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