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As Victims' Families Fight for Justice, Secret Report Details How Israel Used Armed Drone to Kill Gazan Children
Israel's use of the technology to kill Palestinians, says the families' attorney, raises "many questions concerning human judgment, ethics, and compliance with international humanitarian law."
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'Dragging Their Feet': Trump Admin Delays Closure of Texas 'Tent City' for Migrant Children—Again
State lawmakers who toured the facility say the delay is due to the federal government's backlog of background checks and fingerprints
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"According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, at least twenty-nine of those killed were children under the age of fifteen, and forty-eight people were wounded, including thirty children." (Photo: BBC News) Views
U.S. Is Complicit in Child Slaughter in Yemen
“If an airstrike was a drive-by and killed someone, the U.S. provided the car, the wheels, the servicing and repair, the gun, the bullets, help with maintenance of those—and the gas.”
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Though "Too Late" Now, Cables From Secret CIA Black Site Read Like Gina Haspel's "Torture Journaling"
Critics say this "detailed account" of the CIA director's role "in horrendous acts of torture" further confirms "that she is totally unfit to lead the agency."
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99-Year-Old Nuremberg Prosecutor Calls Trump's Detention of Children a 'Crime Against Humanity'
"What could cause more great suffering than what they did in the name of immigration law?"
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A destroyed car is seen in the western neighborhood of Jazrah on the outskirts of Raqqa, Syria on October 30, 2017. News
'Tip of the Iceberg': Amnesty Demands Independent Probe of Civilians Massacred During US 'Annihilation Tactics' in Raqqa
"How can the coalition avoid inflicting high civilian death tolls in the future without accounting for what went wrong in Raqqa?"
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After Spending Big to Reinstate Death Penalty, Nebraska Gov. Brushes Aside Pope's Call, Pushes Forward With Plan for 'Experimental Execution'
"Will Catholic [Gov. Pete Ricketts], who spends a lot of time talking about his 'pro-life values,' heed the words of Pope Francis by cancelling the experimental execution scheduled for August 14 in Nebraska?" asks Sister Helen Prejean
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"Albence’s testimony should drive home that there is nothing the Trump administration will not say to defend the indefensible."(Photo: US Customs and Border Protection/Flickr) Views
3 Reasons Why Immigration Detention Centers Are Not Like ‘Summer Camp’
It’s a ludicrous statement, entirely disconnected from reality or any semblance of humanity
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"We can’t cage children or slap them in chemical straitjackets and call it security." (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
Border Security: Wall vs. Principles
Is it possible that what makes America great isn’t its separation from, and power over, the rest of the world, but its connection to it?
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"Congress should hold a hearing to inquire about CBP’s actions to refuse and delay asylum applications at ports of entry." (Photo: llana Panich Linsman/ACLU) Views
At US Ports of Entry, the Government Is Denying Asylum to Those Seeking Refuge
One supervisor, when confronted about a mother and child who had been sitting on the bridge for days, candidly admitted, “I don’t really care.”
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