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Trending rights tweets this week: The Russian government is selling arms to Myanmar as the Myanmar military shoots hundreds of pro-democracy protesters; it's high time the UN Security Council ends its paralysis & takes concrete actions to deter future…

Class-wide Scheduling Would Exacerbate Pretrial Detention, Mass Incarceration and Racial Disparities in the Prison System

Chairman Richard Durbin Senate Judiciary Committee 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Senator Charles Grassley, Ranking Member Senate Judiciary Committee 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Chairman Jerrold…
A view of the Capitol Building in Washington October 15, 2013.
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Medical experts, lawmakers, former world leaders and many others agree: rich-country governments should stop blocking wider vaccine access globally, which only serves to prolong the pandemic…
A nurse prepares a Covid-19 vaccine syringe at the Saint George Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon on February 16, 2021. © 2021 AP Photo/Hussein Malla
Esteemed Attorney General, We write to express our serious concern about the elimination of the Group of Specialized Action in Public Security (GAESP, in Portuguese) and to urge you to establish a well-resourced unit of prosecutors dedicated to…

House Should Promptly Vote on Bill Approved by Judiciary Committee

(Washington, DC) – History was made in the US Congress when the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee voted on April 14, 2021 to move H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, to the House floor…
A sculpture of African slaves by Ghanaian artist, Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, at the beginning of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama.