Canadian Potheads Can Cross the US Border as Long as They Aren't ‘Alien Drug Addicts’
That’s right, border officials just called cannabis consumers "addicts."
10 times more civilians died in Battle for Mosul than previously claimed, report says
The fight to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul was one of the last and most significant victories in the Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition’s offensive against the Islamic State. But it came at a cost far greater than originally understood.
Turkey arrests eight human rights activists
Trump has already harmed refugees regardless of Supreme Court ruling
Amnesty warns that rising “poisonous rhetoric” endangers human rights around the world
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The Far Right Is Pissed that Donald Trump Wants to Be Nicer to Immigrants
That taco salad was just the beginning.
war and conflict
Taliban Attacks Have Killed Dozens of Police and Civilians Across Afghanistan in Past Three Days
The violence came as Amnesty International released a report saying that the number of internally displaced people in Afghanistan has doubled in the last three years.
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Obama Has Launched a New Effort to Help More Immigrants Become US Citizens
A task force created by the president to increase the number of immigrants that become naturalized US citizens just kicked off a national tour in Los Angeles.
Five Years After the Jasmine Revolution, Detainees Are Still Being Tortured in Tunisia
Amnesty International accuses Tunisian law enforcement of abusing new counterterrorism legislation and committing human rights violations.
Forcing Striking Workers to Wear Armbands Is an Attempt to Humiliate Them Into Submission
Britain's Trade Union Bill will turn trade unions into collections of individuals wearing silly armbands.
asia & pacific
Pakistan Executes Shafqat Hussain Despite World-Wide Outcry
Hussain is believed to have been sentenced as a juvenile but was executed this morning, Pakistan officials have confirmed, in what has been branded as a "deeply sad day" for the country.
Sally Hayden, Charlotte Meredith, and Mohammad Zubair Khan
Everything You Need to Know About the Amnesty Sex Work Argument, Broken Down
This week, Amnesty International took a bashing after they called for the global decriminalization of sex work. Here's what you need to know.