All Articles on Human Rights

"By maintaining close ties with Saudi Arabia," write Benjamin and Miller, "the US is sending a message to citizens around the world that it values money and power over human rights." (Photo: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Khashoggi Is The Tip Of The Bloody Iceberg: 10 More Reasons to Cut the US-Saudi Alliance
Despite its history of thuggery, the United States has been cozy with the kingdom for decades.
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How Guantanamo Set the Stage for the Kavanaugh Hearings
Justice derailed and the echoes of Gitmo
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On Not Writing Recommendation Letters for the Occupiers in Palestinian Territories
"The political atmosphere of the United States is powerfully shaped by persons who are essentially honorary members of the proto-fascist and colonial Likud Party in Israel, whether Evangelical Christians, or Jewish magnates like Sheldon Adelson, or erratic opportunists like Lindsay Graham."
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Khashoggi, a long-time critic of the Saudi royal family, hasn’t been seen since Tuesday October 2, when he went inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey to get a marriage license. (Photo: Twitter) Views
Khashoggi Disappearance Is an Opening for Referendum on U.S.-Saudi Alliance
With no leadership coming from the White House, the onus falls on Congress to impose swift and concrete consequences on the Saudis
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Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Injure Hundreds More During Weekly Gaza Protest Against Occupation
After thousands joined the demonstration, the Israeli defense minister immediately halted all deliveries of fuel to Gaza
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US Student Considers Taking BDS Detention Case to Israel's Supreme Court After Judge Rejects Appeal
"Calling out Israel's human rights violations isn't anti-Semitic. But detaining those who condemn the murder of Palestinians is fascist."
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Turkey's Claim to Have Audio and Video of Khashoggi's Murder Intensifies Demand Trump Speak Out Against Saudis
"If anything remotely like what is alleged actually happened to Khashoggi, the president should ensure that it has profound and lasting consequences for the U.S.-Saudi relationship."
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Citing Arbitrary Use and Racial Bias, Washington Supreme Court Abolishes State's Death Penalty
"This is a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice."
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Top advisor Jared Kushner, his wife Ivanka Trump, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sulman (MbS) in this White House photo. News
Ire Aimed at Trump and Kushner for Not Pressing Saudi Prince Over Missing Post Journalist Believed Murdered
"Please, President Trump, shed light on [journalist's] disappearance," pleads Jamal Khashoggi's fiance
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The kaleidoscope of geopolitics and Islamophobia is now spinning so fast that it should make our heads spin. (Photo: Sue Ogrocki / AP) Views
How Muslims Became the Enemy
The new Islamophobia looks like the old McCarthyism
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