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The Ubamaka exception: distillation and commentary

One immediately striking aspect of the human rights regime in Hong Kong is that most of it it doesn’t protect aliens aggrieved by immigration decisions. There’s a very real sense here that aliens are immigrants first, humans second. 4,006 more words

Constitutional Law

Do you enjoy assembly rights when you trespass? Oscar Lai and the scope of civil liberties

Published in the middle of a little break I took from this blog was Mr Justice Chow’s judgment in the Lai Man Lok application for judicial review: … 2,903 more words

Constitutional Law

Civil Rights Groups Expect Swell of Support ~Black History Month


Leaders at the National Urban League convention say recent Voting

Rights Act decision and Trayvon Martin case have galvanized many

By Elizabeth Flock

The Rev. Dr. 452 more words

United States

Dorthy Height - In Memory

Dorothy Height: a civil rights heroine, educator and social activist ; She was a woman who had her finger print on all things American and as the President said,” deserves a place in our history”.    3/24/1912 – 4/20/2010

first posted 4/22/2011

~ Politics Petitions Pollution &pop Culture

[VIDEO] Ex-Black Panther: John Lewis 'Presided Over Destruction Of Black America' 

Mason Weaver, an author and former member of the Black Panther movement, said Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) presided over the “destruction of black America” in the years following his march with other… 167 more words