Amnesty International

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
protests in Hong Kong
Initially sparked in June by a now-suspended extradition bill, the protests have since produced a list of demands that include a probe of police behavior and universal suffrage
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
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.
"It is an affront that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, under pressure from...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. Attorney General William Barr
The U.S. attorney general also vowed to deliver a bill, requested by the...


Good news, cookie lovers! Next Friday kicks off “Girl Scout Cookie Weekend," celebrating the world's largest girl-led business helping girls learn key life skills like setting goals, making decisions, managing money and giving abortions. No, wait. Not true. Except to some wingers with "pro-life concerns" who have launched a campaign to boycott all those subversive cookies because Girl Scouts think Kathleen Sebelius and Wendy Davis are cool, and promote "the Planned Parenthood abortion business...