Rights

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In a unanimous ruling hailed as "a major victory for human rights and corporate accountability," the Canadian Supreme Court declared on Friday that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can pursue a multi-billion pollution lawsuit against oil giant Chevron in the province of Ontario. " The law has finally caught up with Chevron," the nonprofit Amazon...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
As refugees are stranded at train stations, attacked by riot police, and killed...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
As of Thursday, U.S. federal law enforcement agencies will no longer be able to...

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As thousands of refugees continue on their harrowing quest for safety - breaking out of camps, battling to stay on grounded trains and marching from Hungary to Austria, where some have reportedly begun arriving - a broken Abdullah Kurdi has buried his two toddlers and his wife in their hometown of Kobani, Syria. Having survived to see the body of his three-year-old son Aylan wash ashore, Kurdi says, “I don’t want anything.” Except this: "We want the whole world to see...Let this be the last."