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Amnesty accuses Austria of violating refugees’ rights
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Amnesty International has slammed Austria over its treatment of asylum seekers, calling it “inhumane”.

Israeli Troops Shoot, then Abduct Palestinian Youth Near Ramallah
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Israeli soldiers shot and wounded, on Saturday morning, a young Palestinian man near Beit ‘Aour al-Foqa town, West...

One Year After Ferguson: Why Nobody Knows How Many People Are Killed by Police
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The federal government keeps statistics on how many Americans go to the symphony every year (25.6 million), how...

California Bans Use Of Grand Juries In Police Shooting Cases
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California will no longer use grand juries in cases involving police shootings of civilians after Gov. Jerry Brown...

Ferguson: 'They were never here to protect us'
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At a recent rally against racial bias and brutality in the US' police forces, demonstrators illuminated a square...

Police Have Killed at Least 1,083 Americans Since Michael Brown's Death
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A year ago today, a white police officer shot and killed a black teenager in a suburb of...

Blind Woman Forced To Leave Norwegian McDonald's Because Of Guide Dog
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A blind woman in Norway was forced out of a McDonald’s fast food restaurant because she went inside...

Police arrest dozens of protesters in New York
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US police have arrested dozens of people in New York City during a protest to mark the first...

UN Human Rights Committee criticizes Harper government
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On July 20, 2015 the United Nations Human Rights Committee, in its seven-page Concluding Observations Report, adopted a...

4,000 women and girls abandoned by the Irish State every year
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Today in Dublin, Amnesty International activists from around the world staged a protest against Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws...