Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: human rights

Supreme Court denies Trump administration’s ban on asylum for immigrants who...

The trump administration's ban conflicts with current immigration law.

Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

The DNA industry and the disappearing Indian

Today’s policy attacks on Native rights reproduce the same misunderstandings of race that the DNA industry is now so assiduously promoting.

Senate votes to end illegal US war in Yemen

“This Senate vote should mark the beginning of the end of American complicity in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.”

Families are still being separated at the border, months after ‘zero...

“It’s so disheartening. This was supposed to be a policy that ended.”

Happy ThanksGetting Day

This column is just about one tiny example of the unfairness of this current corporate/capitalist system.

On World Children’s Day, human rights group calls on Trump administration...

"All children deserve to be safe and protected, to live with their parents and their families, and to have their voices heard."

New study reveals lack of media attention in missing and murdered...

“The report confirms that the United States faces a crisis when it comes to the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, and the lack of accurate data and appropriate media coverage has played a crucial role in the epidemic.”

Vermont immigrant rights group sues ICE for monitoring, infiltrating & ‘hunting...

At least 20 active members of Migrant Justice have been arrested and detained by ICE.

Diverse immigrant communities unite to preserve TPS

For the first time, immigrants – all from diverse countries such as El Salvador, Nepal and Sudan – are coming together on the national stage to fight for their rights.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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