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SDLP has moved away from civil rights in its support for vaccine passports

Letter to the editor Those of us who are opposed to “vaccine passports” under all circumstances do so because we enjoy living in a free society where the state identifies with us, the people, and not the other way around. The latest campaign to introduce mandatory passports is another step towards a society where the […]

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President Raskin’s opening statements at the hearing of the Civil Rights and Liberties Subcommittee on Domestic Terrorism | Press Releases

President Raskin’s opening statements at the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Hearing on Domestic Terrorism | Press releases | Congressman Jamie Raskin Facebook icon Google Plus Icon Instagram icon LinkedIn Icon Twitter icon YouTube icon Vimeo icon Customers Icon Email icon Map icon Print icon Quote icon icon_share Carousel Arrow – Left Carousel arrow […]

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Moscow declares civil rights portal “foreign agent”

Russian authorities are using a foreign funding law to crack down on critical media and non-governmental organizations. It will be used again after the legislative elections. Moscow (dpa) – Russian authorities have included the civil rights portal Owd-Info in the controversial register of “foreign agents”. This is what emerges from a communication from the Russian […]

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Civil rights pioneer Frances ‘Sissy’ Farenthold dies in Houston after battling Parkinson’s

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – Houston buried a pioneer on Tuesday. Frances “Sissy” Farenthold was a strong advocate for civil rights and women’s rights despite being born into privilege. Farenthold died in her Houston apartment on Sunday after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, her son, George Farenthold, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. […]

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California Secretary of State Joins Civil Rights Leader in Fresno on Voting Rights – GV Wire

California Secretary of State Shirley Weber and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta hosted an event in Fresno state on Tuesday to discuss the importance of protecting and expanding voting rights, with a panel of students political leaders and professors. “The biggest challenge we face now is getting our young people to vote,” Weber said. Only […]

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Civil rights group dubbed extremist protests in Delhi, calls for judicial inquiry

By our representativeEven as the Assam government appointed the Popular Front of India (PFI) to be “involved” in the recent violence during an eviction campaign in the state’s Darrang district, the minister in Leader Himanta Biswa Sarma calling the group “extremist”, the PFI staged a demonstration in Jantar Mantar in Delhi against “the police atrocities […]

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National Civil Rights Museum Virtually Presents New Book Until I’m Free | New

Memphis, TN, September 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The National Civil Rights Museum introduces its book and author to New York Times bestselling author Dr. Keisha N. Blain, Until I Am Free: Enduring Message to America Series on Wednesday October 6. Scheduled for release on October 5, the book is a highly anticipated mix of […]

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Civil rights leader, lawyer and activists call on President Biden to grant asylum to Haitian immigrants

News 12 Staff Sep 27, 2021, 5:18 PM Updated: Sep 27, 2021, 9:43 PM Lawyers, advocates and civil rights activists gathered in downtown Brooklyn on Monday to call on President Joe Biden to grant asylum to Haitian immigrants. The group blocked the roads, begging people to act. People around Tillary Street and Adams Street at […]

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Civil rights organizations respond to congressional failure to reform police

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Janessa Sambola-Harris, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, [email protected]Lacy Crawford, Civil Rights Under the Law Advocates Committee [email protected]Angelo Greco, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation [email protected], (917) 499-2688Niambé Tomlinson, National Urban League, [email protected], (202) 629-5750Avery Rose Royster, National Action Network, [email protected], (203) 668-7509Marc Banks, NAACP, [email protected], (410) 580-5701Phoebe Plagens, NAACP […]

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Civil rights leaders urge Biden to end deportations of Haitians

President Joe BidenThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NOWashington, DC 20500 September 21, 2021 Dear President Biden, As leaders of civil rights and human rights organizations, we are writing at an inflection point of your administration’s commitment to a humane and just immigration policy. In recent weeks, your administration has violated asylum rights and refugee laws […]