UN rights experts on Friday called on the UN to enact an independent investigation into human rights violations in the Philippines, citing an increase of unlawful killings and attacks on individuals and institutions defending human rights. The report illustrates the “staggering number” of unlawful deaths and police killings in context of the “war on drugs,” [...]

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday signed into law a bill that prohibits the use of red light cameras by local authorities. House bill 1631, sponsored by state state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, was approved by the House and Senate in the last weeks of the legislative session and effectively bans the implementation or operation of [...]

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a sweeping immigration and border reform proposal that would utilize a “point-based selection process” that favors younger, educated, English-speaking workers, rather than focusing on familial ties. The White House plan claims that it will not change the number of green cards allocated each year. “But instead of admitting [...]

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House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II following “revelations” uncovered during Robert Mueller’s investigation into obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. The subpoena calls for “testimony and documents related to the Committee’s ongoing investigation into obstruction of justice, public corruption and other [...]

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