Medical marijuana user Ginnifer Hency told a group of Michigan lawmakers that a drug task force raided her home and kept every belonging she owned even her childrens after a judge dismissed the charges against her.
... his final acts as President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan signed off on a bill outlawing the practice of female circumcision, also known as Female Genital Mutilation. The horrifying practice of FGM consists of removing ... a girlâEUR(TM)s genitalia...
Mostafa Azizi, an Iranian-born filmmaker from Canada, is currently being held in IranâEUR(TM)s Evin Prison on vague charges linked to his posts on social media. He is a prisoner of conscience and is being denied adequate medical care.
Across America SWAT teams are raiding homes in the middle of the night just to search for drugs. Our neighborhoods are not warzones and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies. Both people and pets have needlessly died in raids.
Kids as young as 10 are being removed from their families and locked up across Australia. TheyâEUR(TM)re being denied a childhood and pushed into situations that are likely to lead to a lifetime of crime and more disadvantage.
As part of the National Justice Coalition, weâEUR(TM)re supporting the âEUR~Change the RecordâEUR(TM) campaign. Change the Record is working towards ending the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system.
In a news article, the New York Times described Palestinian refugees as posing a "demographic death warrant" to Israel. The article is about Israel's response to the boycott movement, which supports the right of return of refugees:
Cases include six men publicly executed by AK-47 outside a mosque in front of hundreds of spectators including children
These spine-chilling actions âEUR¦ were designed to exact revenge and spread fear across the Gaza Strip
Hamas forces abducted,
Gun violence should not be an ongoing, nonstop worry for families and communities. Sign on now and tell Congress to make the reduction of gun violence a top priority, starting with advancing background checks for gun purchases.
A New Jersey court case beginning on Wednesday could be the opening salvo in the final battle over conversion therapy. The first case of its kind, four former clients of an ex-gay conversion therapy provider are contending in Ferguson vs. JONAH that ...
Over fifty years after the Supreme Court's Gideon vs. Wainwright ruling, many legal advocates contend that the justice system is still failing the poor. Anyone of us could be one paycheck away from needing a public defender. Reform needed.
A town whose authorities allowed child-rape to go on for a decade, but which now bans marches objecting to child-rape, is setting up a whole new narrative of victimhood from which no good can possibly come.
Have you heard the good news? For the first time in over a decade we blocked the renewal of one of the worst provisions of the Patriot Act: Section 215 is now history!
Well ... for now. Unfortunately, our victory may be temporary....
The South African government has been granted leave to appeal against a ruling on assisted suicide that is a matter of intense legal and ethical debate around world.
Two months ago, a judge granted a dying man in South Africa the right to be helped ...
Veteran rocker Neil Young, one of the founders of Farm Aid, is releasing a new album called "The Monsanto Years," that makes any number of silly claims about biotechnology, using Monsanto as a metaphor for the entire plant breeding industry.
I am one of nine people united around the same cause: lifting the nine-year-long, inhuman Israeli siege on Gaza. This boat, a fishing vessel capable of carrying only so much aid, aims to punch above its weight and puncture a hole in this blockade that ...
The shock departure of a Canadian cabinet heavyweight has fueled talk about how long Prime Minister Stephen Harper will stay in power, with some in his party predicting he is unlikely to serve a full term if he wins re-election this October.
Annette Shattuck wasn't home when the masked men entered her house and ransacked it. But her 56-year-old mother was, clipping coupons and watching over Annette's four children under the age of 10, Shattuck recalled last week before the Michigan House of R