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14 Senators introduce Medicare for All Act for 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders and 14 of his Democratic colleagues introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2019 on Wednesday to guarantee health care to every American as a right, not a privilege. The United States...

Julian Assange must not be extradited to the USA

Following the announcement of Julian Assange’s arrest, and request for extradition to the United States, Massimo Moratti, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Research in Europe, said: “Amnesty International calls on the UK to refuse to...

Airbnb will no longer be removing all listings in illegal Israeli settlements

Responding to Airbnb’s announcement that they will no longer be removing all listings in illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank following a class action lawsuit by Israeli lawyers, Amnesty International’s Business and Human Rights Researcher,...

‘All the years of hard work put into building my home… and it was...

Lungile is a 36-year-old mother and teacher from the Malkerns, in Eswatini. She and her children were evicted from their home in April 2018. In December 2017, we were first told that we had to...

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. After living for seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy, Julian Assange couldn't avoid being arrested. Ecuador's president Lenin Moreno said it withdrew Assange's...

Temperatures in Canada rising twice as fast than in the rest of the world

Since 1948, annual average temperatures increased in Canada by approximately 3 degrees, twice as fast than in the rest of the world. The average temperatures have significantly rosen in all Canadian regions and the oceans...

Illinois will raise the age for tobacco purchases

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation on Sunday that raises the legal age for purchasing cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21. Illinois will join a growing list of states concerned about the...

Bernie Sanders said to be against open borders

Sen. Bernie Sanders said during a campaign rally in Iowa this weekend that he "does not support open borders" and the United States simply "can't do it." An audience member suggested Sanders had supported such...
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Beto O’Rourke calls Benjamin Netanyahu a “Racist”

Former Texas congressman and presidential contender Beto O'Rourke said the Israeli prime minister does not represent the "best interests" of the U.S.-Israel relationship, labeling him as a "racist." During his stay in Iowa this weekend,...

Legal challenge to stop UK supplying arms for use in Yemen

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Rights Watch UK will this week join the appeal against the UK’s continuing arms exports to Saudi Arabia in a fresh legal challenge. The organizations will intervene in the...