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FORCED HIJAB LAWS ARE REPRESSION

Although its Iran and this is expected, we must still bear witness to injustice and call it out. Women in Iran are harassed daily due to arcane forced hijab laws. These ridiculous laws are used to justify violence against women. Pro government … Continue reading

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SUDAN’S MISOGYNISTIC POLICY OF SUPPRESSING HUMAN RIGHTS

Inexplicitly Sudan sentenced nine women to a month’s imprisonment for protesting. Even though they were protesting the despotic President Omar al-Bashir who is obligated under the terms of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to allow protests. … Continue reading

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EXPEDITED REMOVAL AND A VIOLATION OF HABEAS CORPUS RIGHTS

Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam fled his home in Sri Lanka to escape torture and likely death. His reward for relying on the asylum process in the United States was a rejection not based on any reasonable review of his circumstances by either … Continue reading

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IN DEFENSE OF THE IACHR AND CIM

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) are important in the defense of human rights and in particular women’s rights. These organizations in some cases are the last one’s standing when the rights … Continue reading

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BRITAIN IS RIGHT TO USE DIPLOMATIC PROTECTION AGAINST IRAN

In April of 2016 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was illegally arrested by Iranian authorities at Tehran airport, she is still in prison. Finally, the British government is taking a step that they could have three years ago and provide diplomatic protection to … Continue reading

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NIELSEN SHOULD HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH INHERENT CONTEMPT

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen lied again during her testimony yesterday before the House Committee on Homeland Security. Nielsen refused to answer questions pertaining to the health impacts on children held in detention under the Trump administration’s family … Continue reading

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NATIVE AMERICAN VOTER SUPPRESSION AND H.R. 1

H.R. 1 also known by its full name, For the People Act of 2019, must do more than just hold hearings on voter suppression on Tribal lands, it should eliminate it. As H.R. 1 is currently constructed, it only addresses … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO ELECTION BILL RAISES 5TH AMENDMENT QUESTION

New Mexico’s House Judiciary Committee has passed HB 407 which lowers the number of signatures for independent candidates to obtain ballot access. The change effects all independent candidates because it takes the current 3% of the last gubernatorial vote threshold … Continue reading

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THE CONSERVATIVE PEOPLE’S PARTY OF ESTONIA IS A HATE GROUP

Vitriol used by leaders of the Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE) against LGBTQ people and immigrants is appalling. The party’s chairman Mart Helme once referred to Pride celebrations as “some kind of a parade of perverts”. Not surprising coming … Continue reading

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SLAPP SUITS AND FREE SPEEECH

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation or SLAPP suits are brought to silence dissent. The most troubling ones are brought by corporations and politicians. A common tactic is to sue a blogger or journalist in an attempt to silence the person. … Continue reading

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