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Al Jazeera › 1 hour ago
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights publishes preliminary report documenting post-election rights abuses.
Newsweek › 2 hours ago
In a follow-up tweet, Castro called for the break-up of ICE in order to "build a more humane immigration system."
Al Jazeera › 4 hours ago
What can Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder teach about ending impunity for the violent suppression of the media?
Al Jazeera › 5 hours ago
Major disruption across France is set to continue, but strikers seem to have support from the wider public.
Al Jazeera › 7 hours ago
Families have been living in tents without running water or electricity since their homes came under attack by government forces.
Al Jazeera › 8 hours ago
The Chilean government has been accused of failing to stop human rights abuses by security forces as they crack down on protests.
Alternet › 8 hours ago
Our nation is facing a crisis in long-term care. And, said bluntly, we are not prepared.
Al Jazeera › 9 hours ago
Critics call the order, which will reportedly redefine Judaism as a nationality, anti-Semitic and attack on free speech.
Al Jazeera › 11 hours ago
Watch how a migrant rescue ship is saving migrants and refugees from dying at sea after they flee conflict and atrocities in Libya.
Al Jazeera › 12 hours ago
Libya is major gateway for African migrants hoping to reach Europe but they face 'unimaginable horrors' in the country.
Washington Examiner › 12 hours ago
The image of a migrant father and toddler washed up on the side of the Rio Grande over the summer illustrated the enormous risks many have taken to get to the United States.
The Independent › 13 hours ago
Pyongyang warned such a meeting would trigger a strong response
Alternet › 1 day ago
On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to Kentucky’s H.B. 2, deceptively titled the “The Kentucky Ultrasound Informed Consent Act,” as if it has anything to do with information or…
Newsweek › 1 day ago
Sanctions were levied today by the U.S. against human rights abusers in six countries in a move corresponding with the United Nations celebration of International Human Rights Day.
Alternet › 1 day ago
Noam Chomsky recently celebrated his 91st birthday. As an homage to Noam, I spent the day with one of his lesser-known books—The Backroom Boys (1973). The book is made up of…
ABC News › 1 day ago
The United States has imposed sanctions on five South Sudan officials, who it says are responsible for the abductions and likely murders in 2017 of two human rights activists
Newsweek › Opinions › 1 day ago
It's no secret that the United States is outright rejecting international norms and agreements, but creating and expanding policies that erode our commitment to protecting women and families is a travesty.
Alternet › 1 day ago
After President George W. Bush signed the Patriot Act into law on October 26, 2001 — primarily in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks — critics of the law, from…
Alternet › 1 day ago
A Texas sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for performing unlawful strip searches of at least six women in an 11-day period, authorities said.
Alternet › 1 day ago
After an investigation by MLK50 and ProPublica, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee criticized the practices of Memphis’ largest hospital system for aggressively suing low-income patients.
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