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Civil and Human Rights

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  • Australia will soon pay refugees to resettle in Cambodia

    Refugees from Africa, the Middle East and South Asia who are being held on the Pacific atoll of Nauru after being rejected by Australia could soon be paid to resettle in impoverished Cambodia in an arrangement by the Australian government that has been...
  • Amnesty says Bahrain reforms don't end rights violations

    Government reforms put in place by Bahraini authorities in the wake of widespread anti-government protests four years ago have failed to end serious violations of human rights in the strategically important Gulf nation, Amnesty International said in a...
  • Speedy probe urged over missing Thai environmental activist

    The United Nations human rights office called Thursday on Thailand to speed up an investigation into the disappearance of an ethnic minority environmental activist who has helped villagers report illegal activity in Thailand's largest national park....
  • Conservative group bars GOP gay organization from event

    Organizers of a conservative conference in Denver this summer have told a gay Republican group it cannot have a booth at the event. The Western Conservative Summit is scheduled for June in Denver, where thousands of conservative activists will gather to...
  • The Supreme Court is hearing from an unexpected champion of same-sex marriage: Corporate America

    The Supreme Court is hearing from an unexpected champion of same-sex marriage: Corporate America
    When the Supreme Court this month hears arguments over whether gay and lesbian couples can marry in all 50 states, one audience will be paying especially close attention: American businesses, which say they spend more than $1 billion a year navigating the...
  • Lower Brule meeting erupts after leadership disagreement

    The political divisions that have split some members of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe showed through Wednesday when the first tribal council meeting since the death of former Chairman Michael Jandreau ended in chaos. More than 60 people gathered for the...
  • Don't shut off our drinking water

    Don't shut off our drinking water
    Imagine a place and time where families are unable to mix formula for their infants, teenagers are too embarrassed to attend school because they cannot bathe and grandparents are unable to access safe water to take medication. If we don't act now,...
  • Marco Rubio enters 2016 race touting youth, avoiding messy issues

    Marco Rubio enters 2016 race touting youth, avoiding messy issues
    Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida jumped into the presidential race Monday looking as a 43-year-old first-term senator might be expected to look: a bit nervous, tripping some over his words before he gained momentum. His Miami speech was earnest, his...
  • Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday

    Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday
    President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas Friday in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two nations with the leadership of the...
  • Guantanamo judge orders MRI of USS Cole defendant's brain, abates trial

    MIAMI A military judge has ordered the Pentagon to conduct a brain scan on a Saudi captive accused of orchestrating al-Qaida's USS Cole bombing something currently impossible because a $1.65 million mobile MRI machine meant for the war-on-terror...
  • Dealing with social media buzz: Walt Whitman might understand

    My smartphone glows with excitement. I have a new Twitter follower. His name is Francesco. He describes himself as "Reputation Management. Music, Fashion, Art, TV, Film." His address is "In a State of Self-Indulgence." How cool is that? He has 15.2K...