Human Rights

US war on whistleblowers must end – Assange (VIDEO)

US war on whistleblowers must end – Assange (VIDEO)

Julian Assange made his first public appearance in two months, ever since he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Addressing the hundreds of people gathered outside the embassy, Assange thanked them for their support, claiming it was their resolve and presence that stopped British police storming the building. “On Wednesday night, after a […]

EU keeps close eye on French gypsy expulsion

EU keeps close eye on French gypsy expulsion

EU and human rights groups say they are monitoring closely how France dismantles mobile camps across the country and removes hundreds of gypsies, to ensure Paris’s actions are consistent with the Union’s rules on the free movement of people. Throughout the week police have broken up camps around the country, including areas in Lille, Lyon, […]

Thousands of Immigrants Nationwide Apply for Aspiring Citizen Status on August 15

Thousands of Immigrants Nationwide Apply for Aspiring Citizen Status on August 15

Common sense immigration process will allow new American immigrants to fully contribute to nation’s strength and vitalityLos Angeles– On Friday, officials at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a branch of Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced that an on-line application will be made available August 15, 2012 for qualified new immigrants who […]

Monsanto sued for underpaying workers

Monsanto sued for underpaying workers

It’s back to court for biotech giants Monsanto. This time America’s largest agriculture corporation is being sued by a group of farmers who say they were promised free housing but instead were charged thousands and poisoned by pesticides. Seven migrant workers from the state of Texas are suing Monsanto after they say the massive biotech […]

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