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New Rule Expands DNA Collection to All People Arrested
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNA, Ethics, Human Rights, Society, freedoms, government, politics, usa, americans, news )

- 1957 days ago -
Immigration and civil liberties groups condemned a new U.S. government policy to collect DNA samples from all noncitizens detained by authorities and all people arrested for federal crimes.
$700 Billion - Bailed Out or Sold Out?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, accountability, human rights, ethics )

- 2021 days ago -
700 billion $1 bills laid end to end would go two-thirds of the way to the Sun and weigh as much as seven U.S. aircraft carriers. Don't we have any other options on what to do with all that money?
$1.4 Billion From U.S Taxpayers to South America for Their "Drug Wars"...Enter Blackwater
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Federal, Tax, Taxpayer, Money, Market, Trade, War on Drugs, Drug Policy, Law, Government, Waste, Federal Contracts, Blackwater, DynCorp, Merida Initiative, human rights, Constitution of the United States, Prison Nation, Police State )

- 2144 days ago -
Senator Leahy: "Congress supports Merida Initiative" Leahy: American People are the " primary market for illegal drugs & source of most of the guns" MERIDA INITIATIVE APPROVED WITHOUT HUMAN RIGHTS LANGUAGE
Justice for Sean Bell - Sign the Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Civil Rights, civil rights movement, Police Brutality, Racial profiling, Human Rights )

- 2174 days ago -
23-year-old Sean Bell was killed in a hail of 50 police bullets on the day of his weeding in NY. He was unarmed. Speak out for victims of police brutality and racial profiling like Sean Bell, and demand change and rights for all.
CIA Has 7,000 Documents Relating to Rendition, Detention, Torture Programs, Filing Shows
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights, CIA, torture, injustice, cover-up, lies )

- 2190 days ago -
The Central Intelligence Agency has acknowledged having 7,000 pages of documents pertaining to President George W. Bush's secret rendition and detention programs, according to three international
Torturers in the White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights, injustice, torture )

- 2190 days ago -
Why is this not bigger news? Remember when the nation was brought to a virtual standstill over Bill Clinton's affair with a White House intern?
Two Separate Societies: One in Prison, One Not
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison-industrial complex, human rights, usa )

- 2196 days ago -
The leading presidential candidates have not identified mass imprisonment as a central issue, even though it is arguably the country's top civil rights concern. Many of today's crime control policies fundamentally impede the economic, political and social
Tomato Pickers Feeling Spied on | News-Press.Com | The News-Press
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate rule, burger king, field workers, labor, human rights )

- 2199 days ago -
Who would spy on a couple of nonprofit human rights groups? Who would hire a professional infiltrator to sit in on the organizations' planning sessions? Who would attack them on the Web for their efforts to improve the lives of workers who pick produce fo
Bush: No U.S. Protests During Beijing Games
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, constitution, Human Rights, protests, Olympic Games )

- 2204 days ago -
There won't be any U.S. protests at the Beijing Olympic Games over China's wide-ranging human rights violations, according to a spokesman for the White House.
Life With Big Brother: Driver's Licenses to Feature Radio Chips
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Bro, freedoms, Human Rights, corruption )

- 2205 days ago -
State introducing cards that encode personal information.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Hillary Clinton, Bush administration, GW Bush, Olympics, China, human rights, boycott )

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- 2206 days ago -
She pointed to the recent protests in Tibet and the Chinese government's failure to pressure the government of Sudan to end the violence in Darfur. "These events underscore why I believe Bush is wrong to downplay human rights in its policy towards China."
Detention Facility for Immigrant Kids Sued for Abuse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privatized detention, abused teens, human rights )

- 2208 days ago -
The teens from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Cuba were being held at the San Antonio facility run by Houston-based Cornell Companies Inc. under a contract with the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement.
There's Nothing Funny About Prison Rape
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, rape, human rights )

- 2213 days ago -
More than 60,000 prisoners are raped every year, and yet we treat them as punchlines not victims. It's time to abandon the idea that rape is a suitable punishment for anyone.
UN Scolds Washington for War on Migrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrant rights, UN, USA, rule of law, human rights )

- 2221 days ago -
arbitrary detention, separation of families, substandard conditions of detention, procedural violations in criminal and administrative law proceedings, racial and ethnic discrimination, arbitrary and collective expulsions and violations of children's and
Human Rights Record of United States in 2007
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, china, human rights )

- 2231 days ago -
While the United States critiques human rights in China, the China Information Office of the State Council returns the favor with a critique of human rights violations in the United States.

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