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Chinese Editorial Denounces Gun Violence as Stain on US Human Rights Record
"It's inhumane for the U.S., which boasts about its human rights record, to turn a blind eye to gun violence, snub increasing calls for gun control, and risk more innocent lives."
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Rights Advocates Decry 'Unconscionable' State Dept Decision to Cut Women's Rights From Annual Report
"This development is a transparent attempt by the Trump administration to not only de-prioritize reproductive rights, but effectively erase them from the broader conversation on human rights."
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New Report Highlights 'Thirst for Justice, Dignity, and Equality' Amid Increased Attacks on Human Rights
"The coming year provides a vital opportunity for a renewed commitment to the transformative idea of human rights."
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With Haley and Kushner Watching, Abbas Tears Into Trump's 'Unlawful' Jerusalem Move
The president of the Palestinian Authority also railed against Israel for "acting like a state above the law" by continuing to expand illegal settlements
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Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech during a ceremony for the official opening of the Trump International Tower & Hotel on February 28, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images) News
Care for 'Conversation and Dinner' With Don Jr.? First Family Access Possible With Purchase of Trump-Branded Apartment in India
"Don Jr.'s brazen exploitation of his father's position on India trip shocks the conscience," says ethics expert Norm Eisen.
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Brexit Means…More Arms Dealing to Human Rights Abusers
The UK has a long and inglorious history of political and military support for dictatorships. Ministerial statements suggest Brexit will make it even worse.
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A depiction of former Prime Minister Tony Blair is seen at a Stop the War demonstration on Jan. 29, 2010. (Photo: Jasn/flickr/cc) Views
There Is No Justice in Our World
The western leaders who engineered this criminal war against Iraq deserve to be brought to book.
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Mueller Charges 13 Russians With Interfering in the 2016 Presidential Election
"Yet another shoe has dropped with today's indictments of 13 Russian nationals, and any claims that the Russia investigation is a hoax are now clearly revealed as attempts to deflect from the story behind the curtain."
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A U.S. soldier in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan on Feb. 8, 2015. (Photo: U.S. Army/Capt. Lindsay Roman) News
ICC Weighing More Than a Million Statements by Afghans Alleging War Crimes Violations
Trove of claims submitted to International Criminal Court alleges crimes committed by various factions since 2003, including Afghan forces, the Taliban, the CIA, and the U.S. military.
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Ignoring Risks, Trump Moving to Modernize Ineffective and Potentially 'Catastrophic' Nukes
New analysis shows the B61 bombs the president plans to revamp are basically useless as deterrents and "increase the risk of accidents, blunders, or terrorism."
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