Audit Finds Detainee Abuse At Immigration Prisons

By Kevin Gosztola, mintpressnews.com -

The inspector general for the Homeland Security Department conducted unannounced inspections of six immigrant detention facilities overseen by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It [...]

Quaint Baltimore Seafood Business Masks Shocking Labor Abuses

By Bruce Vail, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Bruce Vail for In These Times - Phillips Seafood is a Baltimore-based company that trades on its historic connections to the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery. The signature dish at its [...]

Punishment For Human Rights Abusers Is Irrevocable Achievement For Argentine Society

By Daniel Gutman, www.nationofchange.org -

By Daniel Gutman for Nation of Change - What at first was terrible news that outraged a large proportion of Argentine society, who see the conviction and imprisonment of dictatorship-era human [...]

Rasmea Odeh Accepts Plea Agreement With No Prison Time

By Hatem Abudayyeh, www.stopfbi.net -

By Hatem Abudayyeh for Stop FBI - After living in this country for over 20 years, Rasmea was charged in 2013 with an immigration violation that was always just a pretext for a broader attempt to [...]

Supreme Court Argument In Case On Muslim Round-Ups

By Staff, www.ccrjustice.org -

By Staff of Center for Constitutional Rights - In the shadow of the Trump inauguration this Friday, CCR will be before the Supreme Court on Wednesday in a case about executive abuses of power [...]

Chicago Police Routinely, ‘Systemically’ Abused Civil Rights

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Chicago police systematically violated people's civil rights by routinely using excessive force, particularly against African-Americans and Latinos, according [...]

DOJ Investigating Violence And Rape Inside Alabama Men’s Prisons

By Kent Faulk, www.al.com -

By Kent Faulk for Alabama Media Group - The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into violence, rape, overcrowding and other problems within the men's prisons in Alabama, the [...]

ICC Investigates Human Rights Abuses In Iraq

By Samuel Oakford, www.theintercept.com -

By Samuel Oakford for The Intercept - THE LONG-ANTICIPATED Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War released Wednesday contains stinging indictments of Britain’s role in the U.S.-led invasion, detailing [...]

Civil Society Targetted While Responding To Human Rights Abuses

By Staff, www.civicus.org -

By Staff of Civicus - In an increasingly unequal world where human rights are being undermined, civil society is challenging exclusion in innovative ways. “Much of civic life is about promoting [...]

Meet Abusive ‘World’s Largest Company’ You’ve Never Heard Of

By Jim Hightower, www.alternet.org -

By Jim Hightower for AlterNet - Giant corporate entities have become so far-flung and impersonal that "human relations" departments have been created within the soulless structures to cloak the [...]

Court Dismisses Charges Against London Arms Fair Protesters

By Damien Gayle, www.theguardian.com -

By Damien Gayle for The Guardian - A court has dismissed charges against protesters who blocked the road outside a major London arms fair, after they argued that they acted to stop greater crimes [...]

Documentary: The Color Of Lawlessness

By Taylor C. Hall, www.hatchfund.org -

Thru the eyes of victimized communities this documentary will provide an in-depth view to the misconduct of law enforcement agencies. The Color of Lawlessness is based off of the United States [...]