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After Damning UN Report, Human Rights and Press Freedom Advocates Demand Justice for Khashoggi
"Impunity in this case poses too great a risk to the safety of journalists everywhere."
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"Medicare for All" idea put forth by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal—is now backed by 82% of Democrats, 66% of independents, and (get this) 52% of Republicans! (Photo: Joe Newman via Public Citizen/flickr/cc) Views
Is Health Care More Important Than Health Care Profits?
If it's care you want from a system, a corporation is the worst way to go, for the corporate mandate is not to maximize the health of the many, but to maximize profits for its few investor elites
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Amid Rise of Xenophobes Like Trump, UN Report Shows World's Refugee Population Has Exploded to More Than 70 Million
The UN's commissioner on refugees called far-right anti-immigrant rhetoric "damaging" while pointing out that some of the least developed countries are most generous to asylum-seekers
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Teens in Cage Protest Trump Immigration Policies Outside UN, Demanding Action From Human Rights Council
"Children belong in school and with their families, not caged in detention centers."
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At White House Gates, Hundreds of Religious Leaders Demand Trump and His Enablers "Repent of Their Sins"
"We must show up in person to deliver a prophetic indictment. "
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Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid organization No More Deaths attends a community meeting to discuss federal charges against him for aiding undocumented immigrants on May 10, 2019 in Ajo, Arizona. The trial ended Tuesday with a deadlocked jury. News
Hung Jury in Humanitarian Aid Trial Shows Arizonans Still 'Standing Their Ground' for Justice
"Scott Warren remains innocent, both as a legal matter and as a factual matter."
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Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, speaking in an interview that aired Sunday on "Axios on HBO." (Photo: Screengrab) Views
Kushner as a Colonial Administrator: Let’s Talk About the 'Israeli Model'
Kushner thinks he is capable of arranging the future of the Palestinian people without the inclusion of the Palestinian leadership
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If Israel annexes Palestinian land and closes the door on a sovereign Palestinian state, then the international community must demand that Israel extend citizenship to occupied Palestinians. (Photo: Getty) Views
Annexation Without Citizenship Is Apartheid
The only way to avoid bringing the barbarism of apartheid into the 21 st century is by firmly shifting away from the two-state solution and instead linking Israel’s inevitable annexation of the Occupied West Bank to Israeli citizenship for occupied Palestinians
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DHS Agents Treat Undocumented Immigrants as Criminals in Hospitals, Shackling Them to Beds and Impeding Care, Study Finds
"I couldn't think of the rationale of chaining someone who is so sick he almost died."
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Citing Slaughter in Yemen, Senators Launch New Effort to Block Trump From Selling More US-Made Weapons to Saudis
"The more weapons we sell to Saudi Arabia, the longer the war in Yemen drags on and the more civilians will die as a result of indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks by the Saudi-led coalition."
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