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.
Bernie Sanders discusses his efforts to pass a Green New Deal, raise the minimum wage and protect Social Security.
Wednesday’s vote sets the stage for a possible final vote on the measure within days, and has been seen as a rebuke of President Trump’s handling of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
"The Senate will be able, for the first time, to debate and vote on a check on Trump's war-making in Yemen"
The move ensured that Republicans can avoid voting on the bill – a vote in which they would have to choose between standing up against a war that has killed more than 15,000 civilians or angering President Donald Trump.
This change, of course, has added a new and different dynamic to the community and, some have surmised, was one of the reasons the bodega strike was unlike anything the Yemeni community expected or experienced prior.
These attacks on sovereign nations are, without question, illegal, unjustifiable and a stain on America’s reputation. Is that who we are?
Hint: They’re winning in other ways.
“There was a targeted assassination program in Yemen. I was running it.”