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Trending rights tweets this week: An Israeli airstrike destroyed a prominent high-rise building in Gaza City that housed media outlets including Al Jazeera and the Associated Press; police engage in massive brutality across Colombia; Myanmar poet who…
A ball of fire erupts from the Jala Tower as it is destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. Israel's air force targeted the 13-floor Jala Tower housing Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television and the Associated Press news agency.
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More than 100 days into his term, President Joe Biden has yet to take significant steps to change course on immigration detention. With Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) still holding over 16,000 immigrants and asylum seekers, he needs to end the…
A woman walks carrying her child at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) South Texas Family Residential Center, in Dilley, Texas, August 23, 2019. 
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The slaughter of as many as 85 people in Kabul on May 8, most of them schoolgirls between ages 11 and 17, and most of them Hazara Shia, has set a new low for depravity in Afghanistan, where decades of war have featured frequent atrocities. The outpouring…
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More Needed to Address Climate Threat

This spring, First Nations in northern Ontario are facing another challenging hunting season. Charles Hookimaw, lands and resources director at Attawapiskat First Nation, told us that warmer, wetter weather culminating in an early spring melt made it…
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Trending rights tweets this week: Israeli authorities are committing the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution; the people of Myanmar are dying and the Chinese government is blocking UN Security Council sanctions; India is quite literally…
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Trending rights tweets this week: Patent protection is prolonging the pandemic; justice served for George Floyd, but police reform remains urgent; why doesn't the ASEAN statement on Myanmar include any reference to the release of political prisoners; and…