“When those folks are on the sidelines when black and brown bodies are being killed in our midst, it leaves a community feeling devalued, like they don’t matter,” said licensed social worker, Habeebah Rasheed Grimes.
For some of the most desperate among us, January has become very dark, indeed. Three years ago Monday, the president issued his original, odious, Muslim ban, a year ago Wednesday, the similarly cruel “Remain in Mexico” policy.
From December 2019, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees organized the first Global Refugee Forum. The Forum came exactly a year after the U.N. General Assembly affirmed the Global Compact on Refugees.
The British government has been accused of treating the family of Gerry Conlon with contempt after files relating to the Guildford Four were sealed until the end of this century, and will not be made public for decades.
TBIJ News reports that a new algorithmic tool for categorising prisoners in UK jails risks automating and embedding racism in the system, experts and advocacy groups have warned.
A ruling by British judges declaring it legal for Britain’s state security service – MI5 – to shield agents or informers from prosecution for crimes committed in the line of duty is a hugely sinister development.
Political prisoner and world-renowned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal and his supporters are closer than ever to winning his release, 38 years after he was imprisoned for a crime he did not commit.
The Eritrean government must release the 11 politicians and 17 journalists who were arrested in 2001 after criticising President Isaias Afwerki’s rule, and have never been seen or heard from since, Amnesty International said today.