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Israel Denies Refugee Status to Sudanese

March 20, 2014
David Sheen: Israel is utterly failing its duty to protect the human rights of African asylum seekers

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

March 19, 2014
David Sheen: Israel is driving African asylum seekers out of the country in record numbers

Egypt

August 15, 2013
Lina Attalah: Egyptian Ministry of Interior uses light presence of firearms to justify aggressive military action that killed more than 500 peaceful sit-ins, as Saudi and Qatari power dynamics play out behind the scenes

Judge Rules NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” Unconstitutional, Orders Federal Oversight

August 13, 2013

Judge finds New York Police Department violates the rights of New Yorkers, as mayor Michael Bloomberg vows to fight ruling

New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

May 23, 2013
Among items transfered to local law enforcement agencies have been assault rifles and grenade launchers, even Blackhawk helicopters and .50 caliber machine guns; In fiscal year 2011 alone, the Pentagon transferred almost $500 million worth of materials to domestic law enforcement – near double the previous year’s total