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Little is known about this industry, which operates from the shadows despite repeated requests for more transparency. (Photo: g4ll4is / Flickr) Views
A Dangerous Alliance: Governments Collaborate with Surveillance Companies to Shrink the Space for Human Rights Work
Despite the existence of these international laws and standards, states and private companies have been able to buy and use spyware freely and without any provision for accountability.
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Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), pictured at the Capitol on March 13, 2019, were barred from visiting Israel on Thursday by the Netanyahu government. News
'Perfect Illustration of Israel's Racist Apartheid Policies': Netanyahu Denounced for Barring Muslim Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib
"It is an affront that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, under pressure from President Trump, would deny entry to representatives of the U.S. government."
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Barr Blasted by Rights Advocates for 'Absolutely Despicable' Speech Slamming 'Anti-Law Enforcement DAs'
The U.S. attorney general also vowed to deliver a bill, requested by the president, to expedite certain death sentences
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 Pro-democracy protesters hand out leaflets at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport News
Concerns Over Police Brutality Persist as Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down One of World's Busiest Airports
Now in their 10th week, the protests were sparked in June by a controversial extradition bill
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A demonstrator holds a sign depicting an assault rifle at a protest against President Trump's visit, following a mass shooting which left at least 22 people dead, on August 7, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. Protestors also called for gun control and denounced white supremacy. Trump is scheduled to visit the city today. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) News
'A Guarantee of Not Being Shot Is Impossible': Amnesty Issues Global Travel Warning to All People in the United States
Anyone in the U.S., the group warned, "should remain cautious that the country does not adequately protect people's right to be safe, regardless of who they might be."
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Following Death Threats, Human Rights Defenders Demand Israeli Authorities Stand Up for Civil Society
"This is the result of the ongoing incitement campaign against aid and human rights organizations in Israel—with the encouragement and backing of politicians and public figures."
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Shoes are left by people at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018 during a protest rally against the US administration's family separation policy. News
While Nation Watched Mueller, Hearing Down the Hall Focused on 'Harmful Chaos' and Real Victims of Trump Era
"Numerous studies have demonstrated the long-term effects of adverse childhood experiences on children's developing neural networks and their physical health," one expert said of the administration's family separation policies
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Israeli forces demolish a building with bulldozers News
'Ethnic Cleansing With Impunity': Israel Denounced for Demolishing Dozens of Palestinian Homes in Violation of International Law
"Such actions amount to war crimes," declared Amnesty International
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'Catastrophic,' 'Beyond Shameful,' and 'Xenophobia-Fueled' Trump Admin. Panned Over Proposal to Slash Refugee Cap to Zero
"An admissions goal of zero would be another low in a global race to the bottom"
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With Administration Under Fire for Abuses, Pompeo Unveils Panel Critics Say Will 'Politicize' and 'Undermine' Human Rights
"If this administration truly wanted to support people's rights, it would use the global framework that's already in place."
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