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Picture this Scary Jerry has signed a bill to make California a sanctuary city. What does this mean for the middleclass of California it simply means you are now burdened with supporting millions more citizens in addition to those on welfare as they cannot support themselves. 121 more words


Minutes - October

Attached are the minutes for the group meeting held on Thursday 12 October 2017 thanks to group member Lesley for preparing them.  A full agenda covering the death penalty, North Korea, upcoming events such as the film at the Arts Centre, Citizenship day, an exhibition at the Library and the plans for the Celebration of Human Rights in 2018. 44 more words

Death Penalty

Singapore's death penalty reform flawed: Amnesty

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

THE Republic’s reforms to its use of the death penalty are flawed, with some low-level drug offenders still being denied leniency and sent to the gallows, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. 297 more words

Money Matters

No reform, no DACA.

That’s the gist of President Trump’s  reported 70-point immigration reform letter to Congress.

Naturally that resulted in exploding heads in Congress and elsewhere.

Funny, no one seems to mind that sort of ultimatum when it’s part of an antifa or Black Lives Matter protest. 417 more words


Arrests, Anal ‘Exams’ and Prison: Egypt’s Assault on LGBT Community worst in over a decade

When fans waved the rainbow flag at a concert, it set off the latest wave of ferocious persecution targeting Egypt’s LGBT community.

Bel Trew, CAIRO—The police guards took turns torturing the man we’ll call Adam, a 31-year-old jailed in  1,577 more words


Iran: Quash the death sentence of Mohammad Ali Taheri - Amnesty International Ireland

Prisoner of conscience sentenced to death.
Mohammad Ali Taheri was sentenced to death on 27 August for establishing a spiritual group, Erfan-e Halgheh.
He was convicted of “spreading corruption on earth”. 142 more words


Amnesty International urges halt to Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) – The human rights group Amnesty International urged European nations on Thursday to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their “deeply unsafe” home country, saying the policy risked causing serious harm to those affected.