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A UN rights expert expressed serious concern on Thursday with the 10-year imprisonment of five human rights defenders in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), calling for their immediate release. The imprisoned individuals (Mohamed al-Mansoori, Hassan Mohammed Al-Hammad, Hadif Rashed Abdullah al-Owais, Ali Saeed Al-Kindi and Salim Hamdoon Al-Shahhi) are part of the “UAE94,” a group [...]

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United Nations human rights experts called on Canadian authorities and the Catholic church on Friday to investigate the mass grave of over 200 children Indigenous children at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia. Earlier this week, Marta Hurtado, spokesperson of the UN Human Rights Office, called the discovery of the mass grave in [...]

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A federal grand jury on Friday indicted Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis policers on federal civil rights charges for the death of George Floyd. Derek Chauvin, Tao Thao, Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lang all face three-count indictments alleging that, while acting under color of law, they willfully deprived Floyd of his constitutional right [...]

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