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White House Chief of Staff meets with senators to prepare amnesty for DACA recipients

White House Chief of Staff meets with senators to prepare amnesty for DACA recipients

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he plans to allow a “Dreamers” immigration bill to the Senate floor. In a statement o ...

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Border Patrol head steps down

Border Patrol head steps down

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Amnesty Calls Navalny, Udaltsov 'Prisoners Of Conscience'

The international rights group Amnesty International has declared Russian opposition figures Aleksei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov to be "prisoners of conscience."

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Amnesty International Urges Dushanbe To End Torture

The London-based human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Tajik authorities to put an end to torture.

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Amnesty Urges Kosovo War Crimes Probes

Amnesty International is calling on the European Union to do more to investigate potential war crimes committed by both the Serbs and Albanians during the 1999 conflict in Kosovo.

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Amnesty International Finds Bias Against European Muslims

A new report from Amnesty International has found that some European Muslims are regularly denied employment and educational opportunities because of widespread cultural and religious stereotypes that lead to discrimination against them.

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Amnesty Calls For Release Of Pussy Riot Members

Amnesty International is urging Russian authorities to release three members of the female punk group, 'Pussy Riot.'

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Amnesty Urges Justice For Bosnia Wartime Rape Victims

Amnesty International has urged Bosnia to handle cases of women raped during the 1990s war, saying most attackers remain unpunished more than 16 years since the conflict ended.

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Amnesty International Says Executions Up In Middle East, Fueling Global Increase

Amnesty International says the rise in executions in Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq last year was large enough to create an overall global increase compared to 2010, even as an increasing number of countries move away from the death penalty.

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Guatemala: UN welcomes judge's decision to deny amnesty to former dictator

The United Nations human rights office today welcomed the news that a Guatemalan judge rejected the claim that a former dictator is protected under an amnesty law from being tried on genocide charges.

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Amnesty Urges Azerbaijan To Respect Human Rights Ahead Of Eurovision Contest

Amnesty International has urged Azerbaijan to address what it called the "unsavory truth" of its record on human rights.

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Amnesty For Jailed Kazakh Opposition Activist

A Kazakh opposition activist has been amnestied after spending more than 1 1/2 years in jail on charges of resisting authority.

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No amnesty for gross human rights violations in Yemen, top UN official says

The UN human rights chief today warned that there must be no amnesty for gross rights violations in Yemen, stressing that the victims of the worst abuses during the country?s protracted crisis must have recourse to justice.

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Amnesty International Urges Action Over Azerbaijan Crackdown

In a new report, Amnesty International is urging the international community not to forget about human rights violations in Azerbaijan.

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Amnesty International Accuses Syria Of Torture In Hospitals

Amnesty International says patients are being tortured in state-run hospitals in Syria.

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Amnesty: No Immunity For Yemeni Leader

Amnesty International has said that any power-transfer deal in Yemen must not grant immunity to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his associates, who the rights group said were responsible for grave human rights violations.

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