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As Gaza Border Demonstrations Continue, Israel's New 'Zero Tolerance' Policy Denounced as 'Deeply Alarming'
"There are serious fears that this policy will further sanction the use of deadly force against unarmed protesters."
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Human Rights Coalition Condemns Google's Plan for Censored Search Engine in China as 'Alarming Capitulation'
"As it stands, Google risks becoming complicit in the Chinese government's repression of freedom of speech and other human rights in China."
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There's a Fentanyl Crisis in the United States. Nebraska Is About To Murder Someone With It on Purpose
If only "states with the death penalty spent half as much time developing policy to support people in their lives as they did figuring out ways to kill people"
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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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"Don't Be Evil, Unless It's Worth Untold New Riches": Whistleblower Reveals Google Plan to Launch Censored Search Engine in China
"If Google goes through with this, effectively normalizing and Americanizing authoritarian censorship, this will be the Waterloo in the global battle for a free internet as a norm."
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Amnesty International Says 'Chilling Attack' on Staffer Using Israeli-Made Spyware May Be Part of 'Much Broader Surveillance Campaign'
The spying attempt "highlights the grave risk posed to activists around the world by this kind of surveillance technology."
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After She Blames Human Rights Groups for Trump Decision to Ditch UN Council, Amnesty Accuses Nikki Haley of 'Open Hostility'
"As civil society, our job is to hold those in power to account, and refusing to engage with anyone who disagrees with it will leave the Trump administration in a very lonely place."
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Spain Offers Safe Port After 'Completely Inhuman' Italy and Malta Refuse Ship of 600+ Refugees Rescued at Sea
Affirming "obligation to help avoid a humanitarian catastrophe," Spain opens port to vessel carrying 123 unaccompanied minors, seven pregnant women, 15 people with chemcial burns, and several others recovering from hypothermia
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A nurse gives a baby an anti-diphtheria vaccine at a health center on March 13, 2018 in Sana'a, Yemen. (Photo: Getty/Mohammed Hamoud) News
US-Backed Assault on Yemen Creating Conditions So Catastrophic, Red Cross Forced to Evacuate
Marking "bleak" new low in the ongoing conflict, ICRC pulls 71 of its staff out of country
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A 'Scale of Brutality...Out of Control': Amnesty Says US Annihilation of Raqqa Possible War Crime
"The strikes are part of a wider pattern and provide a strong case that many U.S.-led coalition attacks that killed and injured civilians and destroyed homes and infrastructure violated international humanitarian law."
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