Human Rights Watch: Nigerian Officials Raping Women, Girls Displaced By Boko Haram

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“It is bad enough that these women and girls are not getting much-needed support for the horrific trauma they suffered at the hands of Boko Haram,” said Mausi Segun, senior Nigeria researcher at Human Rights Watch. “It is disgraceful and outrageous that people who should protect these women and girls are attacking and abusing them.” Continue reading

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Report: Every 25 Seconds Someone Funneled Into Criminal Justice System For Personal Drug Use

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While more people are arrested for simple drug possession in the US than for any other crime, mainstream discussions of criminal justice reform rarely question whether drug use should be criminalized at all. Continue reading

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Court Weighs US Border Patrol Agent Killing Of Mexican Child

A US Border Patrol shot a teenager approximately 10 times in the back killing him. The teen was standing near the border fence in Nogales, Mexico, and the Agent shot from the US side of the border. Continue reading

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Reflecting Global Trend, Indonesia’s Sunni Majority Persecutes Minority Sect

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“Indonesian officials should be at the forefront of defending rights protected under the constitution and international law, not issuing unlawful prohibitions that undermine them.” Continue reading

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