All Articles on Human Rights

Humanitarian organization Refugees International has given the Trump administration an overall F for how it's done on refugee protection. News
On World Refugee Day, Trump Gets Big Fat "F" for Treatment of World's Displaced and Persecuted
Among other failures, assessment from Refugees International notes administration's "inhumane separation of children from parents who are seeking asylum"
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"These Are Prisons for Babies": Forcibly Separated From Parents, Youngest Kids Sent to So-Called "Tender Age" Detention
Those who have visited the facilites describe "play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis."
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President Trump and Melania Trump signing a ‘Be Best’ initiative the day after Sen. Senator Jeff Merkley was barred from examining a children’s detention center in Brownsville, Texas. (White House) Views
Cruel and Usual Trump
The zero-tolerance policy at the border doesn’t enslave children but it achieves the same ends: it dehumanizes parents and children and treats both as surplus merchandise warehoused in prisons, without a say, without rights.
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Mass Mobilization Planned for June 30 to Protest Trump's Cruel Separation of Families
"Every day, the administration is choosing to separate children from their families...They're not only bragging about it, they're using it to advance their political agenda."
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Cruel Separation of Families 'Rooted in the Racism' of Bannon, Miller, and Trump's Xenophobic Base
As thousands of children are separated from their parents and detained, "proud racist" and senior adviser Stephen Miller is "setting immigration policy and using children as poker chips"
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 A U.S. Border Patrol facility for children and families in McAllen, Texas, pictured in September 2014. (Photo: 2018 John Moore/Getty Images) Views
‘Whatever’ – What Happens to Kids Taken From Families at US Border
CBP has no childcare facilities in detention centers.
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baby mom Views
Would God Really Snatch a Suckling Baby From Its Mother's Breast?
Trump's evil border policy is a look-the-other-way, not-my-fault species of moral putrefaction brought to you by the most ostentatiously Christian political party in one of the most noisily Christian nations on Earth
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights on a staircase Views
We Need to Reclaim the UN's Radical Vision of Global Economic Justice
That thousands of people die daily from poverty-related causes, while the number of chronically undernourished people increases, is an affront to the very idea that everyone has the right to an adequate standard of living
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 A Witness Against Torture protest at NYC City Hall on June 26, 2012. (Photo: Felton Davis/flickr/cc) News
On Prison's 6,000th Day, Groups Demand Trump "Choose Justice Over Inhumanity" and #CloseGitmo
"It is outrageous that the U.S. government continues to perpetuate the myth of an 'endless war,' as a supposed justification for holding prisoners indefinitely"
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"Appalling. Inhumane. It Needs to Stop." Trump Policy Has Ripped 2,000 Kids—47 Per Day—From Parents in Just Six Weeks
The president continues to lie about his responsibility for the so-called "zero tolerance" policy
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