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Suffering in silence: The fear of undocumented female victims in America

In this article, immigration attorney Kushal Patel exposes how undocumented female victims of sexual, physical and emotional abuse feel unable to go to the police, due to the policy adopted by President Trump.
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Sudan: Life without the internet

Since June 3rd, Sudan has been experiencing an almost-complete internet blackout with devastating effects on the lives of citizens, such as their ability to communicate and organise protests.
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Russian environmentalist faces criminal record for activism

A prominent Russian environmentalist has fled the country as criminal cases were opened against her in connection to Russia’s law on “foreign agents”.
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UK law to stop social media circulation of “revenge porn”

The Department of Justice is beginning a 3-year review of laws, to ensure that "revenge porn" victims are protected and technologies such as Twitter are fully considered.

New bill to see animal abusers jailed for up to 5 years

Michael Gove has announced a new bill to enable tougher prison sentences for the worst animal abusers which will be introduced to Parliament today.
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The housing crisis: UK refugees and asylum seekers

In this article, Eleri Griffiths explores the reality for refugees who survive the UK asylum process, how to help them with housing, and dismantles misconceptions about why refugees are here in the UK.
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Court of Appeal: UK to stop arms export to Saudi Arabia

Today (20th June) the UK Court of Appeal has ruled the UK arms export to Saudi Arabia to be illegal, after an extended court case evidencing that Saudi arms enable the ongoing violence in Yemen.
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Sudan has shutdown the internet to stop protests

Sudan’s ongoing internet shutdown is a gross violation of human rights and should be lifted immediately, along with stopping ongoing violent attacks against protesters.
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Violent police force against Hong Kong protesters

In Hong Kong, protesters who are fighting the implementation of an Extradition law have faced violent police force.
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NHS laptop and mobile thefts rise by one third

Laptops, mobiles, tablet computers, and televisions amongst items reported lost or stolen from hospitals across the country as thefts rise by one third.
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Jail sentences for miscarriages in Honduras

Abortion is illegal in all circumstances, including rape and incest, whilst women are currently facing serious jail time for miscarriages in Honduras.
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Russia uses prohibited weapons on Syrian civilians

The Russian-Syrian joint military operation has used internationally banned and other indiscriminate weapons in unlawful attacks on Syrian civilians in the northwest, in recent weeks.
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Driving data into the DNA of policing

Boyd Mulvey, CEO of Chorus Intelligence discusses why building data into the DNA of policing will help a leaner police solve more crime.
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The 2019 war crimes of Myanmar in Rakhine State

The Myanmar military has continued to commit war crimes in 2019 within the Rakhine State, according to evidence published by Amnesty in an extensive report.
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Brunei: New report on abusive penal code

Brunei should immediately repeal its abusive penal code, which violates a range of human rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Albinos in Malawi are attacked and killed for body parts

Malawi’s elections will take place in the context of longstanding criminal justice failures and widespread impunity for the killing of Albinos in Malawi, Amnesty International said.
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Offensive Weapons Act: Banning acid sales and automatic weaponry

The Offensive Weapons Act is here, which Home Secretary Sajid Javid says will give the police "extra powers" to tackle knife crime.
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Sri Lanka: Refugees targeted after Easter Sunday attacks

The Sri Lankan government must ensure that over 1,100 refugees and asylum-seekers forced from their homes by mobs after the Easter Sunday massacre are immediately provided with adequate help.
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UK PM joins ‘Christchurch Call to Action’ on online terror

PM Theresa May joins world leaders and internet companies for a Summit on tackling terrorist use of the internet and online terror consequences.
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Where are the Syrian victims of ISIS?

Families whose relatives disappeared in the custody of the Islamic State (ISIS) while the group controlled parts of Syria struggle to learn what happened to victims of ISIS.

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