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Greenpeace International says a ship held by Russian authorities for nearly a year has been released and is on its way back to the Netherlands.
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An ex-Army intelligence officer claims he was ordered to halt his investigation into Kincora Boys' Home by a senior MI5 officer in 1975 The Official Secrets Act should be suspended to allow former intelligence officers to give evidence about alleged cover ups during the child abuse inquiry, Amnesty International said.
Pepsi Jimenez, center, is seen at last year's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk.
A sharp rise in arrests, prosecutions and imprisonment of independent journalists in Iran signals the authorities' utter determination to crush hopes for increased freedom heralded by the election of President Hassan Rouhani, said Amnesty International in a new briefing today .
From running a hospital to reforming care at the Veterans Health Administration to developing new biomedical devices to solving global health problems, the eight people from health organizations who were included among this year's Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are all involved in important work.
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International demanded on Thursday the immediate release of another Azerbaijani civil society member arrested on charges of spying for Armenia.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights' ruling that Guatemalan authorities failed to investigate the tragic murder of a teenage girl sends a strong message to governments around the world that failure to address violence against women will not be tolerated, said Amnesty International ahead of a press conference on the ruling in Guatemala City ... (more)
For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world's largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.
A new report by Human Rights Watch and the Columbia Law School focuses on the dubiousness of federal terrorism sting tactics.
If the strike on this school was the result of Israeli artillery fire it would constitute an indiscriminate attack and a likely war crime.
Remember "Batkid", the 5 year old with Leukemia who received a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to be a Superhero for the day in San Francisco? A new documentary is in the works that shows the behind the scenes making of a day that inspired not only a city, but moved probably the entire world.
Tomorrow, the House GOP is set to vote on its plan for the border crisis . It significantly scales back the funding Obama wants and focuses more on security than on humanitarian goals, and includes changes to the 2008 trafficking law to expedite deportations.
The European Union must urgently strengthen its laws to enable member states to immediately ban the trade in new devices and technologies that have no practical use other than to torture, ill-treat or execute individuals, said Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation, as experts meet in Brussels today to strengthen current ... (more)
Ladies Night at Abbott's Grill takes on special meaning for women as the American Cancer Society invites the community to join the fight against breast cancer, learn more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Sussex County, and enjoy free food and refreshments.
Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.
The practice of journalism and of law in the United States is being dramatically, negatively harmed by large-scale surveillance by the NSA and other intelligence agencies.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:55 am
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