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Police investigate a truck at an industrial park in the United Kingdom News
'Beyond Horrific': UK Police Find 39 People Dead in Truck Container, Possible Victims of Human Trafficking Effort
"People who are forced to take dangerous journeys to reach Europe, in this case the U.K., often do so because current immigration policies deny them safe and legal options."
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As Trump Downplays Attack on Kurds, Amnesty Details Turkish War Crimes and 'Utterly Callous Disregard for Civilian Life'
"Killing defenseless people in cold blood is utterly reprehensible and a blatant war crime," said Amnesty International secretary general Kumi Naidoo
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Tens of Thousands Flee Syrian Border Towns as Turkey Bombards Country Following Trump's Green Light
"If the offensive continues it's possible a total of 300,000 people could be displaced to already overstretched camps and towns still recovering from the fight against ISIS."
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A file photo dated May 25, 2018 shows Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during his meeting with President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame (not seen) at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. (Photo by Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) News
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Awarded 2019 Nobel Peace Prize
Though the necessary work is far from done, said Amnesty International's Kumi Naidoo, "Truly remarkable human rights reforms have happened under his leadership."
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The late Jamal Khashoggi, pictured speaking during POMED's "Mohammed bin Salman's Saudi Arabia: A Deeper Look." News
One Year After Khashoggi Murder, Chorus of Demands for Saudi Govt. to Face Consequences
"Despite the backlash directed at the kingdom, the Saudis haven't faced serious consequences for the slaying of Khashoggi or its slaughter of civilians in Yemen."
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Wreckage from a U.S. airstrike that killed three farmers in Somalia. News
'Appalling Disregard for Civilians': Amnesty Investigation Details How US Military Killed Innocent Farmers in Somalia
"Three civilian men died agonizing deaths while their families are left questioning why the U.S. military targeted and killed them."
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Senate Urged to Reject Trump's Pick of Bush-Era Torture Advocate to Be Human Rights Official at State Department
"I realize that absolutely no one in the world would expect anything else from Trump, but still...having your human rights guy be a supporter of torture? That's a step beyond."
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'History Will Judge Us Harshly': Horror and Outrage as Trump Slashes Refugee Cap to Record Low
"There are truly no words that can describe how insidious and deleterious this is," said one Arizona lawmaker
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Kumi Naidoo News
Amnesty International Chief's Plea to 30,000+ Schools Worldwide: Let the Students Climate Strike!
"Children should not be punished for speaking out about the great injustices of our age."
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Divestment demonstration News
'People Power Is Winning': Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Celebrates $11 Trillion Milestone
"We would not have smashed our divestment targets without the thousands of local groups who have pressured their representatives to pull out of fossil fuels."
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