All Articles on Human Rights

Protesters stand near an intersection not far from the Terre Haute Federal Correctional Complex to protest where death row inmate Wesley Ira Purkey was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection. News
Trump Admin. Set to Continue 'Superspreader Executions' With Sixth State-Sanctioned Killing
"The government's rush to kill has caused senseless risk for incarcerated people, prison staff, and everyone who lives in Terre Haute, Indiana."
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'Shameful Reality Stops Today': Indigenous Rights Advocates Applaud Passage of Bills to End Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Native Women
"This legislation passing means I won't have to have those whispered conversations with my daughters about how the government turns its back on our Native women," one advocate said.
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Isolation "tent city" set up on the grounds of the Folsom Prison in California in response to a coronavirus outbreak. (Photo: Getty Images) Views
I Survived Covid-19 at Folsom State Prison
A story of unaccountable action, negligence, deliberate indifference, and deception
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Climate Crisis Fears Growing Across Globe, Study Shows, With Concern Highest Among Most Vulnerable
"This is a year of vulnerability and exacerbation of inequality and those most susceptible to disruption feel the greatest level of seriousness."
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"The Knesset roundly rejected the bill, with both the Likud-led far-right coalition of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Blue and White bloc of his foreign minister and sometime rival, Benny Gantz, voting against it." (Photo: Ben Amos Gershom/<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/israelipm/33602313503/in/album-72157681408718530/">Prime Minister of Israel</a>)</p> Views
Affirming Jim Crow, Israeli Parliament Votes Down Bill Guaranteeing Equality for Palestinian-Israelis
During the past year, the Knesset has shot down numerous proposals to amend the National Law to forbid discrimination against non-Jews.
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"How do you put a price tag on the trauma, pain, and turmoil that greedy politicians inflicted on our whole community for the sake of profit? You can't." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
What the Flint Water Crisis Meant for My Family
Take it from me: You don't want to go through what we did. Every community deserves water, life, and dignity.
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Protesters hold a giant Palestinian flag as they walk across University Avenue in front of the U.S. consulate, during a demonstration against the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on in Toronto, Canada, December 9, 2017. (Photo: Giordano Ciampini/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Views
84 Percent of Canadians Want War Crimes Probe Into Israel
Poll after poll shows a stark conflict with the ruling Liberal Party’s close alliance with Israel and the general opinions of the Canadian population across the political spectrum.
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The words "help we matter 2" are seen written in a window at the Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC), housing one of the nation's largest jails, in Chicago, Illinois, on April 9, 2020. (Photo: Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Federal Judges Are Failing Incarcerated People During the Pandemic
As a deadly pandemic rages on, the stakes could not be higher. We need judges who understand how lopsided and cruel our system of mass incarceration is.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center on October 17, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images) News
Trump Confession He Was Ready to Assassinate Assad Condemned as 'Disgusting Display' of 'Imperial Hubris'
"If he had indeed murdered Assad, then the Middle East, and the fate of U.S. soldiers in the region, would have exploded into even more violence and chaos," said one anti-war advocate.
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'This Fight Is Not Over': Activists Help ICE Detainee Avoid Deportation Following Alleged Sterilization Procedure at Georgia Facility
Pauline Binam, a Cameroonian who has lived in the U.S. since the age of two, was detained at an ICE facility where her fallopian tubes were removed, allegedly without her consent.
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